Thursday, July 1, 2010

Stephen Mncube the new ICASA chairman

Staff Writer MyBroadband | 30 June, 2010

ICASA Chairperson Paris Mashile’s replacement named by Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda

Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda today announced that Stephen Mncube will be the new Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) Chairman, taking over from Paris Mashile whose term expired today.

Techcentral reported that Nyanda made the announcement at Mashile’s “Chairman Farewell” function held at the Sandton Sun.

According to Bloomberg Dr Stephen Sipho Mncube served as a Manager in the Development Information Business Unit at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Mncube further served as Chairman of Sentech and as a non executive director of Arivia.Kom.

Mncube also spent some time in the U.S.A. where he took up various senior research and management positions at universities, public schools, corporations and institutes, at UNICEF, and at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Mncube holds a PhD in Adult Education from Syracuse University.