New mayors for Tshwane and Ekurhuleni

2010-11-02 07:24

New mayors for Tshwane and Ekurhuleni metropolitans have been appointed, the SABC reported yesterday.

ANC Tshwane chairperson Kgosientso Ramokgopa was named as the new mayor of the metro while the party’s provincial executive committee member Mondli Gungubele was appointed to head Ekurhuleni.

The appointments were decided by the committee at a special meeting held yesterday, the broadcaster reported.

Ramokgopa replaces his aunt Gwen Ramokgopa, who was appointed the new deputy health minister over the weekend.

Gungubele, a former Gauteng member of the executive council for sport, recreation, arts and culture, takes over from Ntombi Mekgwe.

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