TWITTER SPEAKS: Who will be in President Ramaphosa's new cabinet?


African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa (L) reatcs as he celebrates the Congress' 106th anniversary celebrations with President of South Africa Jacob Zuma, in East London, South Africa, January 13, 2018.

JOHANNESBURG - Twitter has been abuzz with speculation on who will serve in President Cyril Ramaphosa&39;s cabinet. 

Former President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday night, and on Thursday afternoon Ramaphosa was officially elected President, although he was acting in thepositionn automatically following Zuma&39;s resignation. 

Ramaphosa is to be sworn in on Thursday afternoon, and speculation is rife as to who will be his Ministers. 

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Analyst Dumisani Hlophe says Ramaphosa&39;s deputy is likely to be a woman and comments on a possible Cabinet reshuffle if Ramaphosa assumes the presidency.

Political analyst Khaya Sithole believes Ramaphosa will have to reshuffle his Cabinet once he is sworn is as the country&39;s new President, but adds that Malusi Gigaba could maintain his position for the next budget speech.

Twitter was quick to add its views on what Ramaphosa&39;s cabinet could and should look like in its opinion. 
















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