#CabinetReshuffle: Pravin Gordhan Has Been Axed

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has reshuffled cabinet the new Ministers and Deputy Ministers that have been appointed are set to bring about radical socio-economic transformation according to a press statement issued shortly after midnight.

The latest cabinet reshuffle finally ends speculation of Pravin Gordhan’s exit which has now become a reality.

Pravin Gordhan Fired

The new members are the following;

MINISTERS

  1. Minister of Energy, Ms Mmamoloko “Nkhensani” Kubayi
  2. Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi
  3. Minister of Finance, Mr Malusi Gigaba
  4. Minister of Police, Mr Fikile Mbalula
  5. Minister of Public Works, Mr Nathi Nhleko,
  6. Minister of Sports and Recreation, Mr Thembelani Nxesi
  7. Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa
  8. Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi
  9. Minister of Home Affairs, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize
  10. Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo

DEPUTY MINISTERS

  1. Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba
  2. Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Sifiso Buthelezi
  3. Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Ben Martins
  4. Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Maggie Sotyu
  5. Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Gratitude Magwanishe
  6. Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Thandi Mahambehlala,
  7. Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Elizabeth Thabethe
  8. Deputy Minister of Police, Mr Bongani Mkongi
  9. Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams
  10. Deputy Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Nomathemba November.

I wish to extend his gratitude to the outgoing Ministers and Deputy Ministers for their service to the country. I also wish the new Ministers and Deputy Ministers the best in their new responsibilities.


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