Ramaphosa announces cabinet reshuffle

Nhlanhla Nene

Nhlanhla Nene

PRETORIA, (CAJ News) SOUTH African President Cyril Ramaphosa has made a cabinet reshuffle, but interestingly appointed outgoing Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza as the country’s deputy president.

Also key administration portfolios saw the re-appointment of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister, Pravin Gordhan (public enterprises), Derek Hanekom (tourism), Naledi Pandor (higher education and training) and Gwede Mantashe (mineral resources).

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) immediately welcomed the new announcement as a strong foundation for greater alignment and cooperation between the party and its cadres deployed in

Pravin Gordhan

Pravin Gordhan


“We extend our gratitude to all comrades who served in the immediate past Cabinet and are confident that they and their skills are not lost to the ANC. The ANC is confident that, as disciplined members of the organization, they will continue to serve the movement and the people of South Africa in whatever capacity they are deployed,” the ANC statement read.

The full list of new cabinet is as follows:

Finance Minister: Nhlanhla Nene

Public Enterprises: Pravin Gordhan

Derek Hanekom

Derek Hanekom

Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe

Tourism Minister: Derek Hanekom

Higher Education and Training Minister: Naledi Pandor 

Police Minister: Bheki Cele

Communications Minister: Nomvula Mokonyane

Energy Minister: Jeff Radebe

Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo

Gwede Mantashe

Gwede Mantashe

International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu

Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba

Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo

Public Works: Thulas Nxesi

Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane

Naledi Pandor

Naledi Pandor

Social Development: Susan Shabangu

Sport and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa

State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba

The Presidency: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation: Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

The Presidency: Women: Bathabile Dlamini

Transport: Dr Blade Nzimande

Water and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti


Bheki Cele

Bheki Cele


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Sfiso Buthelezi

Communications: Pinky Kekana

Finance: Mondli Gungubele

Public Service and Administration: Dr Chana Pilane-Majeke

Small Business Development: Cassel Mathale

– CAJ News




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