Cabinet could be reduced by as many as nine departments and 15 deputy ministries
Various unverified lists are being circulated, with Ramaphosa under pressure to omit controversial ministers including Bathabile Dlamini and Nomvula Mokonyane.
Senzo Mchunu could go to the department of state security, that will in all likelihood be renamed the department of intelligence.
The Department of Economic Development could also fall away and return under the auspices of the Department of Trade and Industry, where it used to be located as a directorate.
The appointment of Cabinet is the prerogative of the president, but he will only do so after consultation with the ANC's leadership and discussions with the party's alliance partners, the SACP, Cosatu and Sanco.
"The most important aspect for the SACP is that the Cabinet must be credible and, ideally, be accepted even outside of the ANC and alliance. We must have ministers who are competent and credible," he said.
In addition to the reduction of departments and ministries from 34 to 25, as many as 15 deputy ministries could also be culled from government's bloated payroll, according to discussions in certain ANC quarters.Read more: News24
Now listen to the people and reduce the crap that has been taking office and offending the people of this nation for far too long. Looking for this one in anticipaaation !!! Believe it only when happens That's a good first step. But again, there should be no more than 15-16 ministries. And please from the money not going to ministers, build new, functional, informative websites! Most remain the same since the early 2000s...
Is his ear itchy? VelaMjadu Good If this happens I will vote for ANC the next time Very good departure point I doubt if this will happen😏😏 Please Mr President start with those lala people in parliament. Hey they sleep those members. CyrilRamaphosa great stuff, this will go a long way to resolve the inefficiencies in the organization.
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Good, now act on it Hae 🚶🏼♂️🚶🏼♂️🚶🏼♂️ I will believe as soon as its done.for now its rumours i dont trust this gorvenment Problem is they all know each others corrupt secrets and rampahoesa is also scared it might backfire thts y he cant make decisions he is just in it for money and power like all of them are
that's the smartest thing ever, look at the 1st world countries, they have a small cabinets... i just saw Minister of finance passing by with 7 BMW in a convoy, andiyazi latata uleqa phi... cadre employment opportunity no matter how useless And people who didn't even campaign for MYANC during elections will be made senior cabinet ministers; the likes of pravingordhan; Maria Ramos; Rob Davies; Ibrahim Patel; Barbara Hogan; and Derek Hanekom. The above ALWAYS get free lunch.
Reduction of 24 salaries, houses and +- 48 cars will lead to huge savings. Please do that President. Won’t happen. Cyril would not have a second term for sure Why the hell have deputy ministers. They have no power at all and just cost us. Jobs for pals and nice work if you get it.
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This will never happen as long as the ANC still rewards the whole lot 'freedom fighters'. The only way to reward them is to give them ministerial positions. I'll believe it when I see it. Unamanga lobaba lona MYANC mayor in court for corruption & hopefully more arrests in the highest echelons. If true, a substantially reduced cabinet. CyrilRamaphosa seem to be a man of his word tito_mboweni JacksonMthembu_ Derek_Hanekom
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