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‘Cabinet reshuffle happening at last

Bruce Whitfield interviewed analyst Lumkile Mondi ahead of a statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night.

The talk of an upcoming cabinet reshuffle was confirmed after various news reported that President Kiril Ramaphosa had convened a meeting with senior ANC officials and partners in the Tripartite Union.

The presidency confirmed that Ramaphosa would make a statement at 9pm on Thursday.

Earlier, ANC Deputy Secretary-General Jesse Duarte downplays growing speculation.

Mail & Guardian also cites sources who say the ousted health minister, Zveli Mhize, has resigned.

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Bruce Whitfield interviewed Lumkile Mondi, a political analyst and senior lecturer at the Wits School of Economics and Business.

“It’s finally happening,” Mondi said.

This is happening on the back of great shame, especially for the president, who played a long game.

Lumkile Mondi, Senior Lecturer – Wits School of Economics and Business Science

Many of us expected him, after being elected by the South Africans in 2018, to really present immaculate figures competent to try to rebuild the state that was destroyed by former President Jacob Zuma.

Lumkile Mondi, Senior Lecturer – Wits School of Economics and Business Science

This [coming] change has indeed been catalyzed by recent events in KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng and we expect him to really take much bolder action than expected, given that he has the overwhelming support of many South Africans … who voluntarily serve. .

Lumkile Mondi, Senior Lecturer – Wits School of Economics and Business Sciences

… given the fact that if we do not take decisive action, we may not be able to solve the problem of state-building and, more importantly, the growing economy that can allow us to cope with today’s challenges.

Lumkile Mondi, Senior Lecturer – Wits School of Economics and Business Science

There is some confusion in the ANC over the party’s institutional perspective, where it is seen as above the constitutional state, Mondi said.

The fact that they see themselves above the Constitution, and even the consultation that is currently taking place, will be a compromise …

Lumkile Mondi, Senior Lecturer – Wits School of Economics and Business Science

“I think there will be a lot of chariots and deals between them because they are more interested in ensuring that the party can unite behind Ramaphos in the sense of the upcoming elections,” Mondi said.

Listen to the discussion below:

This article first appeared on CapeTalk: “The cabinet finally moved – after a lot of movement and distribution of the ANC”

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