Mpumalanga health department has not had a director-general since 2013

The Mpumalanga health department has not had a director-general since 2013. this was revealed by the Public Service and Administration Minister, Senzo Mchunu. Mchunu said there are a number of vacant posts for directors-general (DG) and heads of departments in national and provincial departments and that some of the positions of these senior officials have been vacant for many years.
Mchunu said the Northern Cape provincial treasury’s director-general position has been vacant since 2014. He said there are 37 DGs at national level and eight in the provinces. He said eight DGs were acting in the position in the national departments and one was acting in one province. Mchunu said there were 87 heads of department who were appointed in the national departments, with 25 acting in the positions.
In the national departments a number of positions of DGs had not been filled and people had been acting there between 2017 and the end of last December. In Mpumalanga the provincial department of health has not had a DG since June 2013.
In some provinces, such as the North West and Eastern Cape, they have not had DGs in some of the departments since 2018.

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