Government Communication and Information System
The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is a South African government department primarily charged with managing government's public communication of their actions and policy. It falls under the authority of the Ministry in The Presidency, which appoints the CEO of the GCIS.
The CEO of the GCIS is the official spokesperson of the South African government. The corporation was established on 18 May 1998, according to terms of Section 7 (Subsection 2 and 3) of the Public Service Act, 1994.