President Ramaphosa's new Cabinet has been met with mixed reactions. The EFF and DA are unimpressed, but South Africans are happy to see that half of the Cabinet is filled by female ministers.
Half of Ramaphosa's Cabinet is female and it's left Mzansi feeling really hopeful for the future.
From Patricia de Lille to Ayanda Dlodlo, Briefly.co.za proudly gives you the names of all the female ministers that are part of Ramaphosa's executive.
Here they are:
- Patricia De Lille - Minister of Public Works
- Thoko Didiza - Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
- Angie Motshekga - Minister of Basic Education
- Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams - Minister of Communications and Telecommunications
- Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
- Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula - Minister of Defence and Military Affairs
- Barbara Creecy -Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
- Lindiwe Zulu - Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation
- Naledi Pandor - Minister of International Relations and Co-operation
- Maite Nkoana-Mashabane - Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
- Khumbudzo Ntshavheni - Minister of Small Business Development
- Lindiwe Zulu (Not the same person as the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation) - Minister of Social Development
- Ayanda Dlodlo - Minister of State Security
- Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane - Minister of Tourism.
Another point in Ramaphosa's favour is his choice to remove Bathabile Dlamini from Cabinet.
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