Cabinet analysis: The same faces return but youngsters are named deputies

- | 10 months ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa has delivered on an undertaking to remove some of the more controversial ministers from his Cabinet, but he retained a majority of individuals from the previous Cabinet, even if he shuffled them around to different posts.

Previous minsters who did not make the cut include the longest serving Cabinet minister Jeff Radebe, the controversial Bathabile Dlamini, Nomvula Mokonyane, former agriculture minster Senzeni Zokwana, Siyabonga Cele, Michael Masutha, NomaIndia Mfeketo, Suzan Shabangu, Dipuo Letsatsi Duba, Derek Hanekom, Rob Davies and Gugile Nkwinti. But for the rest Ramaphosa kept a lot of ministers from previous cabinet.

Most of the new, younger faces he brought in, came in as deputy ministers.

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