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And in the much speculated security cluster shake-up, Nathi Mthethwa has been replaced by his namesake Nkosinathi Nhleko from the Labour department.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.
|Minister in the Presidency||Jeff Radebe||Kebby Maphatsoe|
|Minister of Women in the Presidency||Susan Shabangu|
|Finance||Nhlanhla Nene||Mcebisi Jonas|
|Water and Sanitation||Nomvula Mokonyane||Pam Tshwete|
|Communications||Faith Muthambi||Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams|
|International Relations and Cooperation||Maite Nkoana-Mashabane||Noma-India Mfeketho / Lluwelyn Landers|
|Police||Nkosinathi Nhleko||Maggie Sotyu|
|Public Service and Administration||Collins Chabane||Ayanda Dlodlo|
|Human Settlements||Lindiwe Sisulu||Zoe Kota-Hendricks|
|Economic Development||Ebrahim Patel||Madala Masuku|
|Trade and Industry||Rob Davies||Mzwandile Masina|
|Science and Technology||Naledi Pandor|
|Home Affairs||Malusi Gigaba||Fatima Chohan|
|Higher Education and Training||Blade Nzimande||Mduduzi Manana|
|Energy||Tina Joemat-Pettersson||Thembi Majola|
|Justice and Correctional Services||Michael Masutha||John Jeffery / Thabang Makwetla|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries||Senzeni Zokwana||Bheki Cele|
|Sport and Recreation||Fikile Mbalula||Gert Oosthuizen|
|Small Business Development||Lindiwe Zulu||Elizabeth Thabethe|
|Mineral Resources||Ngoako Ramathlodi||Godfrey Oliphant|
|Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs||Pravin Gordhan||Andries Nel / Obed Bapela|
|Defence and Military Veterans||Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula||Kebby Maphatsoe|
|Environmental Affairs||Edna Molewa||Barbara Thomson|
|State Security||David Mahlobo||Ellen Molekane|
|Basic Education||Angie Motshekga||Enver Surty|
|Rural Development and Land Reform||Gugile Nkwinti||Mcebisi Skwatsha / Candith Mashego-Dlamini|
|Telecommunications and Postal Services||Siyabonga Cwele||Hlengiwe Mkhize|
|Transport||Dipuo Peters||Sindi Chikunga|
|Social Development||Bathabile Dlamini||Henrietta Bogopane-Zulu|
|Public Enterprises||Lynne Brown||Gratitude Magwanishe|
|Labour||Mildred Oliphant||Inkosi Patekile Holomisa|
|Arts and Culture||Nathi Mthethwa||Rejoice Mabudafhasi|
|Public Works||Thulas Nxesi||Jeremy Cronin|
|Tourism||Derek Hanekom||Thokozile Xasa|
|Health||Aaron Motsoaledi||Joe Phaahla|