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South African President Jacob Zuma reshuffles cabinet

PUBLISHED: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:20:43 GMT

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South African President Jacob Zuma has appointed minister of state security David Mahlobo as energy minister in a cabinet reshuffle, the presidency said on Tuesday.

Zuma changed six ministers, including home affairs, state security and communications. Blade Nzimande, a vocal critic of Zuma, was removed as minister of higher education and training.

The following changes have been:

  1. Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize is the Minister of Higher Education and Training
  2. Ms Ayanda Dlodlo is the Minister of Home Affairs
  3. Ms Mmamaloko Kubayi is the Minister of Communications
  4. Mr David Mahlobo is the Minister of Energy
  5. Adv. Bongani Thomas Bongo is the Minister of State Security
  6. Mr Buti Manamela is the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training


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