Ms Mmamoloko Tryphosa Kubayi is currently serving as the Minister of Communications, after a brief stint as the Minister of Energy. She was the ANC Proportional Representative from 2006-2009 in the City of Johannesburg Municipality and also the Chairperson of Portfolio Committee on Transport, in the same period. She also served in the ANC Youth League as a Provincial Executive Council (PEC) member in Gauteng Province. She read for a Matric certificate in 1997, a BA Degree through Vista University from 1998-2000 and a Project Management Diploma through Damelin in 2002. Although Minister Kubayi served on various committees over the years,immediately prior to her appointment to the National Executive she served as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee of Telecommunications and Postal Services.