South Africa: Ramaphosa stamps mark with cabinet reshuffle

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ANC veteran Cyril Ramaphosa succeeded President Zuma on 15 February

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his cabinet, making substantial changes to ministerial positions.

He reappointed Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister, reversing his sacking by the former President Jacob Zuma.

Mr Zuma, who is facing charges of corruption, was forced to stand down earlier this month by his own party.

Mr Ramaphosa took over, promising a “new dawn” for the country and pledging to be tough on corruption.

“In making these changes, I have been conscious of the need to balance…

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