Ramaphosa's cabinet post-2019 elections may be more transformed, says Haffajee

Huffington Post SA's Ferial Haffajee says it's possible that President Cyril Ramaphosa will make bolder Cabinet changes after the general elections in 2019.

She says Ramaphosa did the best he could by shifting 24 ministers and getting rid of many of those linked to state capture.

Read: 'David Mabuza comes to the deputy presidency with a cupboard full of skeletons'

Haffajee discusses the significant changes to the Cabinet, including deputy president David Mabuza, and some of the ministers in those portfolios.

In the end, I think it was the best possible job that President Cyril Ramaphosa could do with his first Cabinet.

Ferial Haffajee, Huffington Post SA editor-at-large

I think the Cabinet that is going to be truly transformation will be the one that he will possibly after the election in 2019.

Ferial Haffajee, Huffington Post SA editor-at-large

David Mabuza is probably the most powerful politician in the country. He very clearly has his visions set on becoming president.

Ferial Haffajee, Huffington Post SA editor-at-large

I'm not sure how wise it was returning Malusi Gigaba to Home Affairs.

Ferial Haffajee, Huffington Post SA editor-at-large

Take a listen to Haffajee's analysis of the new Cabinet:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Ramaphosa's cabinet post-2019 elections may be more transformed, says Haffajee


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