Ramaphosa declares new cupboard — all of the new ministers and deputies


President Cyril Ramaphosa has introduced adjustments to his cupboard — together with a brand new deputy president and ministers of electrical energy, shipping, and public carrier and management.

Talking in a broadcast deal with on Monday, 6 March 2023, Ramaphosa stated that the aim of the adjustments is to fill vacancies that experience happened and to direct executive extra successfully in opposition to spaces that require pressing and decisive motion.

“All portions of presidency are focussed on addressing the ones problems that fear South Africans essentially the most,” he stated.

“They being load-shedding, unemployment, poverty, the emerging value of dwelling, crime, and corruption.”

As was once anticipated, the Minister of Electrical energy within the Presidency, a brand new place Ramaphosa introduced all the way through his state of the country deal with in early February 2023, can be Kgosientso Ramokgopa.

Ramokgopa prior to now served as mayor of the Town of Tshwane and was once the pinnacle of funding and infrastructure within the president’s workplace till nowadays.

The electrical energy minister’s number one function can be to reinforce Eskom’s energy station efficiency.

“To successfully oversee the electrical energy disaster reaction, the appointed minister may have political duty, authority, and regulate over all crucial facets of the power motion plan,” Ramaphosa stated.

Ramaphosa additionally introduced a devoted ministry inside the Presidency for making plans, tracking, and analysis to center of attention extra at the executive’s efficiency.

Mondli Gungubele, the brand new communications minister, was once prior to now answerable for state safety and making plans, tracking, and analysis inside the Presidency.

Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, the previous Minister of Communications and Virtual Applied sciences, will take over Gungubele’s earlier duty over state safety and different duties.

Mondli Gungubele, Minister of Communications and Virtual Applied sciences

In step with ANC custom, the birthday party’s recently-elected deputy president Paul Mashatile has additionally been appointed deputy president of South Africa.

It comes after David Mabuza resigned as deputy president on Wednesday, 1 March 2023.

Mabuza was once prior to now ANC deputy president however didn’t contest the location all the way through the ANC’s nationwide non-compulsory convention in December 2022.

Fikile Mbalula successful the location of ANC secretary-general has additionally necessitated that he make manner for former KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikala, as the rustic’s new Minister of Shipping.

The brand new Minister of Public Provider and Management can be Noxolo Kiviet.

Kiviet replaces Ayanda Dlodlo, who left the location vacant in November 2022 after taking on the activity of International Financial institution staff government director for Angola, Nigeria, and South Africa.

Ramaphosa additionally introduced a number of new deputy ministers, together with deputy ministers for shipping, company governance and standard affairs, and to the Presidency.

A lot-awaited announcement

The president’s announcement comes after months of anticipation and experiences about an drawing close cupboard reshuffle.

Ramaphosa was once first of all believed to show his hand someday sooner than or just about the 2023 state of the country deal with or Price range Speech.

The reshuffle was once in any case set down for the night time of Thursday, 2 March 2023, after the president had consulted with quite a lot of stakeholders — together with main labour unions — all the way through the day.

Then again, it was once not on time after Ramaphosa had supposedly fallen in poor health.

He was once then anticipated to show his new cupboard on Sunday, however within the afternoon, the Presidency showed it might simplest occur on Monday.

The desk beneath summarises President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cupboard adjustments, as introduced on 6 March 2023.

Nationwide Govt
Place Outdated New
President Cyril Ramaphosa Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President David Mabuza (resigned) Paul Mashatile
Place Outdated minister New minister
Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Building Thoko Didiza Thoko Didiza
Fundamental Schooling Angie Motshekga Angie Motshekga
Communications and Virtual Applied sciences Khumbudzo Ntshavheni Mondli Gungubele
Cooperative Governance and Conventional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Thembi Nkadimeng
Defence and Army Veterans Thandi Modise Thandi Modise
Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi Thulas Nxesi
Setting, Forestry and Fisheries Barbara Creecy Barbara Creecy
Finance Enoch Godongwana Enoch Godongwana
Well being Joe Phaahla Joe Phaahla
Upper Schooling, Science and Generation Blade Nzimande Blade Nzimande
House Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi Aaron Motsoaledi
Human Settlements Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane
Global Members of the family and Cooperation Naledi Pandor Naledi Pandor
Justice and Correctional Services and products Ronald Lamola Ronald Lamola
Mineral Sources and Power Gwede Mantashe Gwede Mantashe
Police Bheki Cele Bheki Cele
Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan Pravin Gordhan
Public Provider and Management Previously Ayanda Dlodlo (vacant since Nov. 2022) Noxolo Kiviet
Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille Sihle Zikalala
Small Trade Building Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams
Social Building Lindiwe Zulu Lindiwe Zulu
Sports activities, Arts and Tradition Nathi Mthethwa Zizi Kodwa
Tourism Lindiwe Sisulu Patricia de Lille
Business and Business Ebrahim Patel Ebrahim Patel
Shipping Fikile Mbalula Sindisiwe Chikunga
Water and Sanitation Senzo Mchunu Senzo Mchunu
The Presidency (Electrical energy) n/a Kgosientso Ramokgopa
The Presidency (State Safety, and different purposes) Mondli Gungubele Khumbudzo Ntshavheni
The Presidency (Making plans, Tracking and Analysis) Mondli Gungubele Maropene Ramokgopa
The Presidency (Ladies, Adolescence & Individuals with Disabilities) Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Place Outdated deputy minister New deputy minister
Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Building Zoleka Capa Zoleka Capa
Fundamental Schooling Reginah Mhaule Reginah Mhaule
Communications and Virtual Applied sciences Philly Mapulane Philly Mapulane
Cooperative Governance and Conventional Affairs Thembi Nkadimeng Parks Tau, Zolile Burns-Ncamashe
Correctional Services and products Patekile Holomisa Patekile Holomisa
Defence and Army Veterans Thabang Makwetla Thabang Makwetla
Employment and Labour Boitumelo Moloi Boitumelo Moloi
Setting, Forestry and Fisheries Maggie Sotyu Maggie Sotyu
Finance David Masondo David Masondo
Well being Sibongiseni Dhlomo Sibongiseni Dhlomo
Upper Schooling, Science and Generation Buti Manamela Buti Manamela
House Affairs Njabulo Nzuza Njabulo Nzuza
Human Settlements Pam Tshwete Pam Tshwete
Global Members of the family and Cooperation Candith Mashego-Dlamini Candith Mashego-Dlamini
Global Members of the family and Cooperation Alvin Botes Alvin Botes
Justice and Constitutional Building John Jeffery John Jeffery
Mineral Sources and Power Nobuhle Nkabane Nobuhle Nkabane
Police Cassel Mathale Cassel Mathale
Public Enterprises Phumulo Masualle Obed Bapela
Public Provider and Management Chana Pilane-Majake Chana Pilane-Majake
Public Works and Infrastructure Noxolo Kiviet Bernice Swarts
Small Trade Building Sdumo Dlamini Dipuo Peters
Social Building Hendrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu Hendrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu
Sports activities, Arts and Tradition Nocawe Mafu Nocawe Mafu
State Safety (within the Presidency) Zizi Kodwa Zizi Kodwa
Tourism Fish Mahlalela Fish Mahlalela
Business and Business Fikile Majola Fikile Majola
Business and Business Nomalungelo Gina Nomalungelo Gina
Shipping Sindisiwe Chikunga Lisa Mangcu
Water and Sanitation Dikeledi Magadzi David Mahlobo, Judith Tshabalala
The Presidency (State safety) Thembi Siweya, Pinky Kekana Nomasonto Motaung, Kenneth Morolong
The Presidency (Making plans, Tracking and Analysis) Thembi Siweya, Pinky Kekana Pinky Kekana
Presidency (Ladies, Adolescence and Individuals with Disabilities) Hlengiwe Mkhize Sisisi Tolashe



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