Cabinet of South Africa
Template:Politics of South Africa The Cabinet of South Africa is the most senior level of the executive branch of the Government of South Africa. It is made up of the President, the Deputy President, and the Ministers.
Selection[edit source | edit]
The President appoints the Deputy President, ministers, and deputy ministers; assigns their powers and functions, and may dismiss them. The President may select any number of ministers from the members of the National Assembly, and may select no more than two ministers from outside the assembly.
A member of the Cabinet is appointed by the President to be the leader of government business in the National Assembly..
Members of the current cabinet[edit source | edit]
Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed as President of South Africa by parliament on 15 February 2018. On 26 February, he announced a major Cabinet reshuffle, including the appointment of David Mabuza as Deputy President.. The President announced a cabinet reshuffle on 22 November 2018, following the death of Minister Edna Molewa and the resignation of Malusi Gigaba.
References[edit source | edit]
- "The Constitution of South Africa". GCIS. 1996.
- "About Government". South Africa Government Online. Archived from the original on 2014-06-30.
- "Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, Mr". South African Government. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
- "Mabuza hired, Nene's back as Ramaphosa shakes up Cabinet". TimesLIVE. 26 February 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
- "#CabinetReshuffle: Ramaphosa announces new ministers and a merge". IOL News. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.