Telkom SA SOC Limited announced that Mr. Alphonzo Samuels, a non-executive director of the Board of Directors of the Company, has resigned with effect from 01 July 2021 for personal reasons. In addition, Telkom announced the appointment of Mses Olufunke Ighodaro and Ethel Matenge-Sebesho as independent non-executive directors to the Board of Directors with effect from 01 July 2021. Ms Olufunke Ighodaro (Funke) is a commercially astute and experienced business leader who has served on the boards of several private and publicly listed companies, bringing diverse and extensive leadership experience and expertise in a large number of business disciplines, but specifically in finance, business strategy, governance and risk management. She is a former CFO of Tiger Brands Limited, Primedia Limited, and an Executive Director of Barloworld Limited and of 9mobile. She founded and led the private equity business of Kagiso Trust Investment Group and is currently a non-executive director of Massmart Holdings Limited, Old Mutual Limited and Old Mutual Life Assurance (South Africa Limited), Ascential Plc and Sabvest Capital Limited. She was formerly a non-executive director of Datatec Limited and Transaction Capital Limited. Ethel is a highly professional and experienced board director with more than 40 years experience leading organisations, specifically within the housing and banking industries. She was responsible for driving and establishing new markets to facilitate access to housing finance in the low to medium income market, for several African countries. The above appointments have been made in terms of Telkoms nomination policy.