Complete list of cabinet ministers

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President Jacob Zuma has announced his new cabinet, with 35 ministerial portfolios named. There are 20 men and 15 women in the executive.

PRETORIA - President Jacob Zuma has announced his new cabinet, with 35 ministerial portfolios named.

There are 20 men and 15 women in the executive.

Nhlanhla Nene is the new finance minister. The department&39;s former minister Pravin Gordhan is now the Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister.

And in the much speculated security cluster shake-up, Nathi Mthethwa has been replaced by his namesake Nkosinathi Nhleko from the Labour department.

Thulas Nxesi stays on as the minister of Public Works.

Siyabonga Cwele of the State Security department will be replaced by David Mahlobo.

Jeff Radebe leaves the department of Justice and Constitutional Development to be minister in the Presidency. His former department will now be the department of Justice and Correctional Services, led by Mike Masutha

Angie Motshekga, who’s been in hot water over textbook deliveries, remains minister of Basic Education.

Fikile Mbalula has been retained as the minister of Sports and Recreation.

Tourism Minister Martinus Van Schalkwyk and his Arts and Culture counterpart Paul Mashatile are out of a job.

This is South Africa’s fifth democratically elected government.

POSTMINISTERDEPUTY MINISTER(S)
Minister in the PresidencyJeff RadebeKebby Maphatsoe
Minister of Women in the PresidencySusan Shabangu 
FinanceNhlanhla NeneMcebisi Jonas
Water and SanitationNomvula MokonyanePam Tshwete
CommunicationsFaith MuthambiStella Ndabeni-Abrahams
International Relations and CooperationMaite Nkoana-MashabaneNoma-India Mfeketho / Lluwelyn Landers
PoliceNkosinathi NhlekoMaggie Sotyu
Public Service and AdministrationCollins ChabaneAyanda Dlodlo
Human SettlementsLindiwe SisuluZoe Kota-Hendricks
Economic DevelopmentEbrahim PatelMadala Masuku
Trade and IndustryRob DaviesMzwandile Masina
Science and TechnologyNaledi Pandor 
Home AffairsMalusi GigabaFatima Chohan
Higher Education and TrainingBlade NzimandeMduduzi Manana
EnergyTina Joemat-PetterssonThembi Majola
Justice and Correctional ServicesMichael MasuthaJohn Jeffery / Thabang Makwetla
Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesSenzeni ZokwanaBheki Cele
Sport and RecreationFikile MbalulaGert Oosthuizen
Small Business DevelopmentLindiwe ZuluElizabeth Thabethe
Mineral ResourcesNgoako RamathlodiGodfrey Oliphant
Cooperative Governance and Traditional AffairsPravin GordhanAndries Nel / Obed Bapela
Defence and Military VeteransNosiviwe Mapisa-NqakulaKebby Maphatsoe
Environmental AffairsEdna MolewaBarbara Thomson
State SecurityDavid MahloboEllen Molekane
Basic EducationAngie MotshekgaEnver Surty
Rural Development and Land ReformGugile NkwintiMcebisi Skwatsha / Candith Mashego-Dlamini
Telecommunications and Postal ServicesSiyabonga CweleHlengiwe Mkhize
TransportDipuo PetersSindi Chikunga
Social DevelopmentBathabile DlaminiHenrietta Bogopane-Zulu
Public EnterprisesLynne BrownGratitude Magwanishe
LabourMildred OliphantInkosi Patekile Holomisa
Arts and CultureNathi Mthethwa Rejoice Mabudafhasi
Public WorksThulas NxesiJeremy Cronin
TourismDerek HanekomThokozile Xasa
HealthAaron MotsoalediJoe Phaahla

 

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