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Zuma's chosen ministers and deputy ministers

2014-05-25 19:50
Ministers
- The Minister in the Presidency is Jeff Radebe.

- The Minister of Women in the Presidency is Susan Shabangu.

- The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services is Michael Masutha.

- The Minister of Public Service and Administration is Collins Chabane.

- The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans is Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

- The Minister of Home Affairs is Malusi Gigaba.

- The Minister of Environmental Affairs is Edna Molewa.

- The Minister of State Security is David Mahlobo.

- The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services is Siyabonga Cwele.

- The Minister of Police is Nkosinathi Nhleko.

- The Minister of Trade and Industry is Rob Davies.

- The Minister of Finance is Nhlanhla Nene.

- The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is Senzeni Zokwana.

- The Minister of Water and Sanitation is Nomvula Mokonyane.

- The Minister of Basic Education is Angie Motshekga.

- The Minister of Health is Aaron Motsoaledi.

- The Minister of International Relations and Co-operation is Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

- The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform is Gugile Nkwinti.

- The Minister of Higher Education and Training is Bonginkosi “Blade” Nzimande.

- The Minister of Economic Development is Ebrahim Patel.

- The Minister of Transport is Dipuo Peters.

- The Minister of Mineral Resources is Ngoako Ramathlodi.

- The Minister of Social Development is Bathabile Dlamini.

- The Minister of Public Enterprises is Lynne Brown.

- The Minister of Sport and Recreation is Fikile Mbalula.

- The Minister of Labour is Mildred Oliphant.

- The Minister of Arts and Culture is Nathi Mthethwa.

- The Minister of Public Works is Thulas Nxesi.

- The Minister of Small Business Development is Lindiwe Zulu.

- The Minister of Energy is Tina Joemat-Petersson.

- The Minister of Science and Technology is Naledi Pandor.

- The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is Pravin Gordhan.

- The Minister of Communications is Faith Muthambi.

- The Minister of Human Settlements is Lindiwe Sisulu.

- The Minister of Tourism is Derek Hanekom.

Deputy ministers

- The Deputy Minister of Human settlements is Zoe Kota-Hendricks.

- The Deputy Minister of Basic Education is Enver Surty.

- The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, responsible for provincial and local government is Andries Nel.

- The Deputy Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, responsible for traditional affairs, is Obed Bapela.

- The Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Kebby Maphatsoe.

- The Deputy Minister in the Presidency is Buti Manamela.

- The Deputy Minister of Tourism is Thokozile Xasa.

- The Deputy Minister of Health is Joe Phaahla.

- The Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration is Ayanda Dlodlo.

- The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs is Fatima Chohan.

- The Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises is Gratitude Magwanishe.

The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services will have two deputy ministers.

They are;

- John Jeffery, responsible for the justice and constitutional development component and

- Thabang Makwetla responsible for the correctional services portfolio.

- The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs is Barbara Thomson.

- The Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation is Gert Oosthuizen.

- The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is Bheki Cele.

- The Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal services, Hlengiwe Mkhize.

- The Deputy Minister of State Security is Ellen Molekane.

- The Deputy Minister of Police is Maggie Sotyu.

- The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, is Mzwandile Masina.

International relations and co-operation will remain with two deputy ministers.

These are;

- Nomaindia Mfeketo and Lluwelyn Landers.

- The Deputy Minister of Finance is Mcebisi Jonas.

- The Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation is Pam Tshwete.

About 17 million South Africans live in rural areas. However, rural areas bear the brunt of poverty, joblessness and gross inequality, particularly former homeland areas.

Given this reality, Zuma said, he had decided to appoint two deputy ministers for rural development and land reform.

They are Mcebisi Skwatsha and Candith Mashego-Dlamini.

- The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training is Mduduzi Manana.

- The Deputy Minister of Economic Development is Madala Masuku.

- The Deputy Minister of Transport is Sindi Chikunga.

- The Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources is Godfrey Oliphant.

- The Deputy Minister of Social Development is Henrietta Bogopane-Zulu.

The labour portfolio will gain a deputy minister given the important role of the department in the economic cluster.

- The Deputy Minister is Inkosi Patekile Holomisa.

- The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture is Rejoice Mabudafhasi.

- The Deputy Minister of Public Works is Jeremy Cronin.

- The Deputy Minister of Small Business development is Elizabeth Thabethe.

- The Deputy Minister of Energy is Thembi Majola.

- The Deputy Minister of Communications is Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.
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