PSC to host the Fifth General Assembly of the Association of African Public Services Commissions (AAPSCOMS)
12 March 2018
The Public Service Commission (PSC) in its capacity as Secretariat to the Association
of African Public Services Commissions (AAPSComs) invites media to the Fifth General
Assembly of the AAPSComs to be held on 13-15 March at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
The Association of African Public Services Commissions (AAPSComs) was established on
9 April 2008 with membership of twenty (20) African Public Services Commissions representing fifteen (15)
countries. The primary purpose of AAPSComs is to collaborate, share experiences and best practices among
Public Service Commissions in the continent in order to promote good governance and improve service delivery.
The Fifth General Assembly will be held under the theme “Building and strengthening the capacity of
Public Service Commissions to meet the challenges of public administration and service delivery in
Africa”. Delegates from 7 different countries, namely, Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, Uganda
and Zambia will be in attendance.
Some of the topics to be discussed include:
- Continental Challenges on public administration, management and service delivery
- Promotion of effective leadership and good governance in Africa
- The Role of African Public Services Commissions in Attaining the Sustainable Development Goals
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a means and Tool for the Modernization of Public Service Management and Administration in Africa
The Minister for Public Service and Administration, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will deliver the keynote address.
Media is invited to attend as follows:
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
||NCC Conference Room, Emperors Palace, Kempton Park
Issued by the Public Service Commission
For enquiries, please contact: Humphrey Ramafoko; Public Service Commission; Tel: (012) 352 1196; Cell: 082 782 1730; Email:
Humphreyr@opsc.gov.za or Ms Zodwa Jiya; Tel: (012) 352 1070; Cell: 072 311 3500
National Anti-Corruption Hotline: 0800 701 701