Cabinet of South Africa

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The Cabinet of South Africa is the most senior level of the executive branch of the Government of South Africa. It is made up of the President, the Deputy President, and the Ministers.[1]

Selection

The President appoints the Deputy President, ministers, and deputy ministers; assigns their powers and functions, and may dismiss them. The President may select any number of ministers from the members of the National Assembly, and may select no more than two ministers from outside the assembly.

A member of the Cabinet is appointed by the President to be the leader of government business in the National Assembly.[2].

Members of the current cabinet

Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed as President of South Africa by parliament on 15 February 2018.[3] On 26 February he announced a major Cabinet reshuffle, including the appointment of David Mabuza as Deputy President.[4]

PortfolioMinister[5]PartyDeputy MinisterParty
President of South AfricaCyril RamaphosaANC--
Deputy President of South AfricaDavid MabuzaANC--
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Minister in the Presidency
Nkosazana Dlamini-ZumaANC--
Women
Minister in the Presidency
Bathabile DlaminiANC--
Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesSenzeni ZokwanaSACPSfiso ButheleziANC
Arts and CultureNathi MthethwaANCMaggie SotyuANC
Basic EducationAngie MotshekgaANCEnver SurtyANC
CommunicationsNomvula MokonyaneSACPPinky KekanaANC
Cooperative Governance and Traditional AffairsZweli MkhizeANCAndries Nel, Obed BapelaANC
Defence and Military VeteransNosiviwe Mapisa-NqakulaANCKebby MaphatsoeANC
Economic DevelopmentEbrahim PatelCOSATUMadala MasukuANC
EnergyJeff RadebeSACPThembi MajolaANC
Environmental AffairsEdna MolewaANCBarbara ThomsonANC
FinanceNhlanhla NeneANCMondli GungubeleANC
HealthAaron MotsoalediANCJoe PhaahlaANC
Higher Education and TrainingNaledi PandorANCButi ManamelaANC
Home AffairsMalusi GigabaANCFatima ChohanANC
Human SettlementsNomaindia MfeketoANCZoe Kota-HendricksANC
International Relations and CooperationLindiwe SisuluANCLuwellyn Landers, Reginah MhauleANC
Justice and Correctional ServicesMichael MasuthaANCJohn Jeffery, Thabang MakwetlaANC
LabourMildred OliphantANCInkosi Patekile HolomisaANC
Mineral ResourcesGwede MantasheANCGodfrey OliphantANC
PoliceBheki CeleANCBongani MkongiANC
Public EnterprisesPravin GordhanANC--
Public Service and AdministrationAyanda DlodloANCChana Pilane-MajekeANC
Public WorksThulas NxesiANCJeremy CroninSACP
Rural Development and Land ReformMaite Nkoana-MashabaneANCMcebisi Skwatsha, Candith Mashego-DlaminiANC
Science and TechnologyNkhensani Kubayi-NgubaneANCZanele kaMagwaza-MsibiNFP
Small Business DevelopmentLindiwe ZuluANCCassel MathaleANC
Social DevelopmentSusan ShabanguANCHendrietta Bogopane-ZuluANC
Sport and RecreationTokozile XasaANCGert OosthuizenANC
State SecurityDipuo Letsatsi-DubaANCEllen MolekaneANC
Telecommunications and Postal ServicesSiyabonga CweleANCStella Ndabeni-AbrahamsANC
TourismDerek HanekomANCElizabeth ThabetheANC
Trade and IndustryRob DaviesSACPGratitude MagwanisheANC
TransportBlade NzimandeSACPSindisiwe ChikungaANC
Water and SanitationGugile NkwintiANCPam TshweteANC

Previous cabinets

References

  1. "The Constitution of South Africa". GCIS. 1996.
  2. "About Government". South Africa Government Online. Archived from the original on 2014-06-30.
  3. "Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, Mr". South African Government. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  4. "Mabuza hired, Nene's back as Ramaphosa shakes up Cabinet". TimesLIVE. 26 February 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  5. "Government Leaders". South African Government. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
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