Mzansi weighs in on cabinet announcement delay
Speculation around who will make it into President Cyril Ramaphosa's cabinet - as well as who will be his deputy president - has dominated social media after the presidency announced a delay in the cabinet announcement.
The presidency said Ramaphosa wants to ensure that all members of his cabinet possess the necessary skills and experience - as well as the commitment to serve the public.
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While most people were surprised by this announcement, many expressed confidence in whatever decision Ramaphosa will make and encouraged other South Africans to not only give him time but also to support him.
#Cyril (Yeah, #Tito) has delayed #CabinetAnnouncement - this suggests that it is just as difficult as we first thought. We hope this difficult first step will be followed by many more reforms that will result in a happy, prosperous country that all South Africans can enjoy.— Steven Lang (@Steven_Lang) May 27, 2019
I guess the President will strike a delicate balance between experience and energetic youngsters yet on the other is going to be a must,Jeff Radebe,— Lehlohonolo Lehana (@Grooves_SA) May 27, 2019
Naledi Pandor, Pravin Gordhan, Aaron Motsoaledi,
Angie Motshekga,Nomaindia Mfeketo, Bheki Cele, to mentionfew.#CabinetAnnouncement!