Category: Cabinet

20 changes to South Africa’s Cabinet: All You Need To Know

In the late hours of the evening of 30 March 2017, the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa issued an alert that it would make an announcement related to changes to the National Executive. Just after midnight on 31 March 2017, the Presidency issued a statement announcing President Jacob’s Zuma’s appointment of 10 new […]

20 changes to South Africa’s Cabinet: All You Need To Know

(Picture courtesy of: New24 and Eye Witness News) In the late hours of the evening of 30 March 2017, the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa issued an alert that it would make an announcement related to changes to the National Executive. Just after midnight on 31 March 2017, the Presidency issued a statement […]

Cabinet reshuffle: Changes to the National Executive (9 July 2013)

On Tuesday 9 July 2013, President Jacob Zuma announced wide ranging changes to the National Executive (i.e. Cabinet) and the fourth in as many years during the term of the current administration since coming into in 2009 and with general elections on the horizon in 2014. Three altogether new appointments were announced, all of whom […]

Cabinet Statement: 15 May 2013

Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 15 May 2013 1. Cabinet’s position on prominent issues in the current environment 1.1. Cabinet expressed concern at recent labour unrest at Lonmin’s Marikana Mine which has led to the downing of tools and a disruption of productivity. The dispute is reported as centering around issues of majority representation […]

Financial Services Laws General Amendment Bill tabled in Parliament

The Financial Services Laws General Amendment Bill (Bill 29 of 2012), was tabled in Parliament on 25 September 2012. Cabinet approval and public consultation Cabinet approved the Bill for tabling in Parliament towards the end of February 2012. The Bill was released for public comment in March 2012 and the commentary period was extended to […]

Analysing Pres. Zuma’s Cabinet Reshuffle

By Abdul Waheed Patel  and Muhammad Khalid Sayed Addressing a media conference at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on 12 June 2012, President Jacob announced an unexpected cabinet reshuffle – the third of its kind in as many years since the term of the current government commenced. A number of existing cabinet ministers and deputy […]

Cabinet Statement 13 June 2012

 Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 13 June 2012 Enquiries:Jimmy Manyi (Cabinet Spokesperson) Cell: 082 379 3454 Issued by: Government Communications (GCIS)   1.  CURRENT AFFAIRS 1.1 Executive Public Participation Programme Cabinet noted that President Jacob Zuma would be conducting a monitoring and evaluation visit to Gauteng, with a focus on public transport. The launch of […]

President Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle

Addressing a media conference at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, President Jacob this afternoon announced an unexpected cabinet reshuffle, reallocating existing cabinet ministers and deputy ministers to alternative portfolios and the appointment of a number of members of Parliament as deputy ministers. Prior to the announcement there were three vacancies in the National Executive, namely: […]