South Africa appoints Dondo Mogajane as head of treasury

Siyabonga Gama

In the midst of scandals across state companies Dondo Mogajane has been appointed director general of National Treasury for South Africa.

The appointment of Dondo Magazine was announced by the country’s Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo announced shortly.

According to Fin24, Dlodlo was briefing media on the outcome of a cabinet meeting this week, which approved the appointment.

Dondo Mogajane was made acting director general following the resignation of Lungisa Fuzile in April. Fuzile resigned shortly after Pravin Gordhan and Mcebisi Jonas were removed as minister and deputy minister of finance respectively.

Mogajane was deputy director general responsible for the Public Finance division at National Treasury. He joined National Treasury in 1999 and he has worked in various areas including, among others, the intergovernmental relations, provincial budget analysis and the international economic relations divisions.

Between 2007 and 2010, he represented South Africa at the Executive Board of the World Bank as senior advisor for Africa Group 1 countries.

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