Dr Nelly Manzini has been appointed as the acting chairperson of the SA Post Office (SAPO) with immediate effect.

Minister of Communications Dina Pule made the appointment, after accepting a request by former SA Post Office chairperson George Mothema to retire from the board of the company.

Minister Pule wishes Dr Manzini well in her new responsibility of ensuring that SA Post Office remains sustainable and delivers its services to all South Africans.