Zuma announces new Cabinet

30 MARCH 2017

PRESIDENT ZUMA APPOINTS NEW MINISTERS AND DEPUTY MINISTERS

I have decided to make changes to the National Executive in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness. The changes bring some younger MPs and women into the National Executive in order to benefit from their energy, experience and expertise.

I have directed the new Ministers and Deputy Ministers to work tirelessly with their colleagues to bring about radical socio-economic transformation and to ensure that the promise of a better life for the poor and the working class becomes a reality.

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
  11. Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba
  12. Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Sifiso Buthelezi
  13. Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Ben Martins
  14. Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Maggie Sotyu
  15. Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Gratitude Magwanishe
  16. Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Thandi Mahambehlala,
  17. Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Elizabeth Thabethe
  18. Deputy Minister of Police, Mr Bongani Mkongi
  19. Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams
  20. 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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