Dlamini-Zuma to officially join Parliament's back benches today

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will be sworn-in as a Member of Parliament on Thursday.

Dlamini-Zuma's move to Parliament has fueled rumours of a Cabinet reshuffle, reports political analyst Karima Brown.

Read: "Dlamini-Zuma heading for a Cabinet post"

Many people are speculating whether she will end up a backbencher or whether this is the first step toward that much-anticipated Cabinet reshuffle.

Karima Brown, Political Analyst and Talk At Nine Presenter

Her entry into Parliamentary politics today signals the fact there is very serious intentions about where she will be playing her role in what remains of President Jacob Zuma's term in office.

Karima Brown, Political Analyst and Talk At Nine Presenter

Dlamini-Zuma will be redeployed as a Member of Parliament to replace Pule Mabe who has resigned.

Also read: Mchunu: Changes needed to ANC's electoral system

Brown also discussed the future of former KwaZulu-Natal ANC chair Senzo Mchunu, political killings and recent remarks made by former president Kgalema Motlanthe.

Take a listen to The Political Desk with Karima Brown:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Dlamini-Zuma to officially join Parliament's back benches today


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