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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]

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SelectionEdit

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 cabinetEdit

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]

Portfolio Minister[5] Party Deputy Minister Party
President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa ANC - -
Deputy President of South Africa David Mabuza ANC - -
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Minister in the Presidency
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ANC - -
Women
Minister in the Presidency
Bathabile Dlamini ANC - -
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana SACP Sfiso Buthelezi ANC
Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa ANC Maggie Sotyu ANC
Basic Education Angie Motshekga ANC Enver Surty ANC
Communications Nomvula Mokonyane SACP Pinky Kekana ANC
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize ANC Andries Nel, Obed Bapela ANC
Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula ANC Kebby Maphatsoe ANC
Economic Development Ebrahim Patel COSATU Madala Masuku ANC
Energy Jeff Radebe SACP Thembi Majola ANC
Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa ANC Barbara Thomson ANC
Finance Nhlanhla Nene ANC Mondli Gungubele ANC
Health Aaron Motsoaledi ANC Joe Phaahla ANC
Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor ANC Buti Manamela ANC
Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba ANC Fatima Chohan ANC
Human Settlements Nomaindia Mfeketo ANC Zoe Kota-Hendricks ANC
International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu ANC Luwellyn Landers, Reginah Mhaule ANC
Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha ANC John Jeffery, Thabang Makwetla ANC
Labour Mildred Oliphant ANC Inkosi Patekile Holomisa ANC
Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe ANC Godfrey Oliphant ANC
Police Bheki Cele ANC Bongani Mkongi ANC
Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan ANC - -
Public Service and Administration Ayanda Dlodlo ANC Chana Pilane-Majeke ANC
Public Works Thulas Nxesi ANC Jeremy Cronin SACP
Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane ANC Mcebisi Skwatsha, Candith Mashego-Dlamini ANC
Science and Technology Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane ANC Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi NFP
Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu ANC Cassel Mathale ANC
Social Development Susan Shabangu ANC Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu ANC
Sport and Recreation Tokozile Xasa ANC Gert Oosthuizen ANC
State Security Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba ANC Ellen Molekane ANC
Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele ANC Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams ANC
Tourism Derek Hanekom ANC Elizabeth Thabethe ANC
Trade and Industry Rob Davies SACP Gratitude Magwanishe ANC
Transport Blade Nzimande SACP Sindisiwe Chikunga ANC
Water and Sanitation Gugile Nkwinti ANC Pam Tshwete ANC

Previous cabinetsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.