Question NW928 to the Minister of Mineral Resources

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05 April 2017 - NW928

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Mackay, Mr G to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources

(1)Whether there is any position of (a) chief executive officer, (b) chief financial officer and/or (c) chief operating officer that is currently vacant in each entity reporting to him; if so, (i) how long has each specified position been vacant and (ii) what is the reason for each vacancy; (2) have the vacancies been advertised; if so, (a) were interviews done and (b) on what date will the vacancies be filled; (3) (a) what is the total number of persons who are currently employed in the specified positions in an acting capacity, (b) for what period has each person been acting in each position and (c) has any of the specified persons applied for the positions?


(1.1) Vacant Positions       

  1. Chief Executive Officer
  2. Chief Financial Officer

(1.2) Vacant from

(a) Chief Executive Officer - 01/06/2016

(b) Chief financial Officer - 14/05/2016

(1.3) Reasons

(a) Chief Executive Officer, End of Contract

(b) Chief Financial Officer, Resignation

(2.1) Date of advert



Date Advertised

Closing date


Chief Executive Officer

Advert: 15/05/2016

Re-advertised: 20/02/2017




Chief Financial Officer

Advert: 14/02/2016

Re-advertised: 15/01/2017



(3.1) Acting CEO’s and duration

(a) Ms Linda Nkhumishe (01 June 2016 to 30 August 2016)

(b) Mr Cecil Khosa (01 September 2016 to 30 November 2016)

(01 December 2016 to 31 January 2017)

(c) Mr Xolile Mbonambi (01 February 2017 to date)

(3.1.2) Acting CFO’s and duration

(a) Mr Sibusiso Mandlazi (01 March 2017 to 31 March 2017)

(14 December 2016 to 31 January 2017)

(31 June 2016 to 31 July 2016)

(21 April 2016 to 20 June 2016)

(b) Ms Busisiwe Mahlungulu (11 October 2016 to 30 November 2016)

(C) Mr Xolile Mbonambi applied for CEO post and Mr Sibusiso Mandlazi, applied for the CFO position.

Approved/Not Approved

Mr MJ Zwane, MP

Minister of Mineral Resources

Date Submitted:-……………/………………/2017

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