South Africa: President Ramaphosa reshuffles cabinet and sets up Electricity Ministry

Issue 480 - 15 Mar 2023 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 3 minute read

President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa strengthened his grip on power by appointing political allies and retaining loyalists in a 6 March cabinet reshuffle. The changes included the appointment of 48-year-old Kgosientsho ‘Sputla’ Ramokgopa to take charge of a new Ministry of Electricity. Sputla has hit the ground running by launching the Resource Mobilisation Fund.

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