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:

Date Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Time 08:00
Venue 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: or Ms Zodwa Jiya; Tel: (012) 352 1070; Cell: 072 311 3500

National Anti-Corruption Hotline: 0800 701 701



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