Presidency rejects Cabinet reshuffle rumours

Presidency rejects Cabinet reshuffle rumours

The Presidency on Thursday released a statement, saying it rejects the rumours of an imminent cabinet reshuffle.

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The Presidency said it has been alerted to a list of names circulating on social media which is reportedly a new list of ministers and deputy ministers to be appointed in an apparent cabinet reshuffle. 


"The list is unknown to President Jacob Zuma. It is clearly the work of mischievous people who want to sow confusion and uncertainty. President Zuma strongly condemned "this malicious dissemination of untruthful information by people who do not have the interests of the country at heart," it said.


Here is the list:


Minister of Home Affairs - Dr Blade Nzimande

Minister Public Works - Ms Faith Muthambi

Minister of Economic Development - Mr Des Van Rooyen

Minister of Communications - Ms Ayanda Dlodlo

Minister of Labour - Mr Ebrahim Patel 

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries - Mr Senzo Mchunu

Minister of Higher Education and Training - Mr Malusi Gigaba

Minister of Mineral Resources - Ms Lindiwe Zulu

Minister of Small Business Development - Mr Godfrey Oliphant 

Minister of Water and Sanitation - Mr Mosebenzi Zwane  

Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services - Mr Ngoako Ramatlhodi 

Minister of Social Development - Ms Khensani Kubayi

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans - Mr Nathi Mthethwa

Minister of Public Enterprises - Ms Doris Dlakude

Minister of Trade and Industry - Ms Lindiwe Sisulu

Minister of Arts and Culture - Mr Lulu Johnson

Minister of Tourism - Mr Siyabonga Cwele

Minister of Public Service and Administration - Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize

Minister of Basic Education - Mr Thulas Nxesi

Minister of Human Settlements - Mr Bathabile Dlamini

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs - Mr Thabo Manyoni

Minister of Women - Ms Sisi Ntombela

Minister of Environmental Affairs - Dr Makhosi Khoza

Minister of Transport - Ms Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams


Dep Minister of Mineral Affairs - Mr Pule Mabe

Dep Minister of Communication - Mr Bongani Mkonki

Dep Minister of Telecommunication and Postal Services - Ms Thoko Didiza

Dep Minister of Public Service and Administration - Mr Papi Tau

Dep Minister of Trade and Industry - Mr James Nxumalo

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