South Africa's president names Cabinet that is 50% women
31 May, 2019, 21:27
Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has named his cabinet - just about 96 hours after he was sworn-in as president. We have also included a significant number of young people.
David Masondo has been appointed as deputy minister of finance, and is seen as a left-wing intellectual, making him an interesting appointee for National Treasury.
In appointing his new national executive, sources said the president wanted to get a fair mix of interests in the country with one eye on austerity, unity and the fight against graft that had appeared shaky under his predecessor.
Patricia de Lille is a bit of a wild card as minister of public works and infrastructure.
Thoko Didiza as Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.
The portfolios of Communications andTelecommunications and Postal Services are already combined. "Restoring the credibility of the National Treasury in the eyes of the investment community and other government departments will require much more "hands-on" engagement by the minster", BASA said. Likewise, former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni as finance minister is an appointment likely to soothe the amorphous "markets". "In the case of labour, we made a decision to add employment so that we demonstrate our country is on the way to creating jobs, so it will be called the ministry of employment and labour".
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.
· The Deputy Ministers are Parks Tau and Obed Bapela.
Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Barbara Creecy as Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries.
Employment and Labour: Thulas Nxesi.
Health: Zweli Mkhize. Deputy: Joe Phaahla.
It is also a controversial pick because Ms De Lille, popularly known as Aunt Pat, is leader of GOOD party, a splinter from the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA).
Higher Education, Science and Technology: Blade Nzimande.
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· The Minister of Home Affairs is Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation: Lindiwe Sisulu.
· The Deputy Ministers are Pam Tshwete and David Mahlobo.
International Relations: Naledi Pandor.
· The Deputy Ministers are Alvin Botes and Candith Mashego-Dlamini.
Justice and Correctional Services: Ronald Lamola.
· The Deputy Ministers are John Jeffery and Inkosi Phathekile Holomisa.
BASA also warned Minister of Trade and Industry Ebrahim Patel, charged with facilitating growth of business and investment, not to deal with "poor policy enforcement" by piling on more regulation which causes policy uncertainty.
Police: Bheki Cele. Deputy: Cassel Mathale.
Attard Montalto noted that the president has put in two "do-ers" to counteract Mabuza, with Jackson Mthembu and his deputy, Thembi Siweya, to operate within the presidency.
· The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities is Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
· The Minister of Social Development is Lindiwe Zulu.
· The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture is Nathi Mthethwa.
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