Following the National Assembly resolution to remove the chairperson from office, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams fires him with immediate effect.
The regulatory authority's disgraced chairperson, Rubben Mohlaloga, has reportedly been sentenced to 20 years behind bars.
Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is the minister of the merged-again Department of Communications.
The court postpones the sentencing proceedings of Rubben Mohlaloga's fraud case to 15 May.
Despite fraud charges hanging over his head, Rubben Mohlaloga was appointed ICASA council chairperson last December.
Parliament's communications committee gets the ball rolling to remove Rubben Mohlaloga from his post as the regulator's chairperson following his fraud conviction.
Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane turns to Parliament to deal with Rubben Mohlaloga's appointment saga, despite the initial decision to appoint him with fraud charges over his head.
Government's communications department undergoes its third leadership change in three years, as fears of further delays to the digital migration project resurface.
Lumko Mtimde has officially taken over from Zami Nkosi, who made a quiet exit from the agency last month.
Lumko Mtimde is appointed CEO of the Universal Service and Access Agency, while Clarinda Simpson is named Sentech CFO.
Zami Nkosi's contract was not renewed following its expiration at the end of March.
Minister Siyabonga Cwele is still "applying his mind" to the inquiry report into management affairs within the telecoms and postal services department.