Cyril Ramaphosa, the South African ANC president announced his new cabinet on Wednesday 30 march 2019. The number of ministries has been reduced from 36 to 28, but there are numerous deputies including Patricia De Lille. And the EFF is saying that Pravin Gordhan’s reappointment as a “declaration of war”. Will the new cabinet be able to clean up the mess? And will they be able to root out corruption?
The DA leader Mmusi Maimane, said “Unfortunately, Ramaphosa placed the internal factional interests of the ANC ahead of the interests of the people of South Africa” and that “the reduction of cabinet members is not enough.”
There have been a number of objection to the appointments of some of the members and the question is, can South Africa be saved from ruin?