Ramaphosa reappoints Gwede Mantashe, but adds energy to mines minister's portfolio

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- miningmx.com | 10 months ago

SOUTH African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, kept a steady hand on key cabinet positions today unveiling a national executive of the country’s sixth administration in which Gwede Mantashe remained in charge of the mining portfolio.

Ministers responsible for finance and public enterprises were also unchanged with the re-appointments of Tito Mboweni and Pravin Gordhan respectively. The latter reappointment makes the However, Mantashe will have his hands full as Ramaphosa announced that the energy department would be merged with mineral resources harking back to a period before the Jacob Zuma administration when energy and mines operated as one.

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