Here are the 10 departments Ramaphosa has merged

2019-06-14 18:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in the process of concluding performance agreements with his ministers and deputy ministers.

Mantashe's new Energy To Do List

2019-05-31 11:54

Gwede Mantashe takes on responsibilities which fell on former minister of energy Jeff Radebe in the previous Cabinet.

Ramaphosa's Cabinet: The good, the bad and the interesting for the economy

2019-05-31 08:59

You could almost see markets tick up when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his Cabinet announcement on Wednesday: as soon as he confirmed that Tito Mboweni would stay on as finance minister and Pravin Gordhan in public enterprises, the rand strengthened.

OPINION: SA is hobbled by market change as rand wrestles with challenges

2019-05-30 21:01

The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortunately, South Africa’s rand has other issues to wrestle with too.

Ramaphosa targets growth, corruption with new Cabinet

2019-05-30 08:09

The president took a step toward putting SA on a growth path and fighting corruption by naming a slimmed-down Cabinet that retained Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan in their posts.

Ramaphosa's new Cabinet: Here's who was tasked with turning around SA's economy

2019-05-29 21:25

President Cyril Ramaphosa has merged several departments within the economic cluster.

WATCH: Ramaphosa announces his new-look Cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa is announcing his much-anticipated Cabinet at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

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POLITICS PODCAST | Will Ramaphosa clean up his Cabinet?

2019-05-17 11:12

This week on POLOTIKI, we discuss the tug-of-war between the ANC’s Fikile Mbalula and Ace Magashule, the incomplete list of premier candidates and whether the president will select a cleaner Cabinet. Listen.

Will the ANC deliver? Business calls for 'compact and capable' Cabinet

2019-05-12 16:09

Business Unity South Africa has called on the new government to announce a smaller Cabinet to help address the country's economic challenges.

Ministerial handbook amended to limit state waste on cars and trips, says Ramaphosa

2019-03-24 21:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa told Members of Parliament in a written reply to questions that his office had referred the latest version of the ministerial handbook to the Department of Public Service and Administration to align it with the macro-configuration of government.


DA’s ‘shadow’ economic cluster plays a safe but solid game

2019-06-06 11:44

Tried and tested Democratic Alliance Members of Parliament in the respective portfolios have re-emerged in the final list of the official oppositions "shadow cabinet" announced on Wednesday.

WATCH: 'I was shocked' - De Lille, Mogoeng share sweet, private moment at swearing-in ceremony

2019-05-31 11:27

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and new Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille shared a sweet moment during the swearing-in ceremony of the executive in Pretoria. Watch.

Business, civil groups to Ramaphosa: Shrinking cabinet is not enough, now ministers must deliver

2019-05-30 21:48

Various organisations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but they have all stressed that there is a lot of work to be done to turn around the economy.

This is what the representation of women looks like in the new Cabinet

2019-05-30 16:44

While there is great progress, there's clear room for growth in South African politics.

SEE: These are the economic ministers who got the axe

2019-05-30 05:00

Apart from combining departments within the economic cluster, President Cyril Ramaphosa also made new ministerial appointments. Here are the ministers Ramaphosa dropped.

Gordhan, Mboweni retain positions in Ramaphosa's Cabinet

2019-05-29 21:09

Pravin Gordhan has been reappointed as minister of public enterprises by President Cyril Ramaphosa, while Tito Mboweni has retained his position as minister of finance.

WC Premier Alan Winde vows to focus on jobs and crime

2019-05-23 05:00

Winde was on Wednesday sworn in as premier in the Western Cape Legislature, taking over from Helen Zille, who served two terms.

Ramaphosa's big task: Name a lean Cabinet without worsening ANC divisions

2019-05-13 06:30

The pressure is on President Cyril Ramaphosa to unveil a downsized Cabinet, possibly of around 30 ministries, to signal that government is serious about cutting spending.

Ramaphosa has full ANC backing to shrink Cabinet

2019-05-10 07:42

President Cyril Ramaphosa has the full backing of the African National Congress to reduce the size of the cabinet after the elections, according to Fikile Mbalula.

Total offshore find fits with Operation Phakisa, says Cabinet

2019-02-15 19:31

During the 2019 Mining Indaba petroleum and gas giant Total announced that it found offshore gas deposits at it’s Brulpadda prospects in the Outeniqua basin, some 175km off the coast of South Africa.

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