The announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa to include former Cape Town mayor and now GOOD Party leader Patricia de Lille in his Cabinet, has been widely welcomed on social media.

On Wednesday night, during his Cabinet announcement, Ramaphosa told the nation that De Lille would now be the Minister in the Department of Public Works.

De Lille trended on Twitter since the announcement and continued to trend on Thursday morning.

Social media users also took the opportunity to congratulate Ramaphosa for not including former ministers like Bathabile Dlamini in his new Cabinet.

 

 

 

Below is a list of ministers who would not be returning to Cabinet.

Jeff Radebe who was the Minister of Energy

Nomvula Mokonyane who was the Minister of Environmental affairs

Siyabonga Cwele who was the Minister of Home Affairs

Nomaindia Mfeketo who was the Minister of Human settlements

Michael Masutha who was the Minister of Justice and correctional

Mildred Oliphant who was the Minister of Labour

Susan Shabangu who was the Minister of Social development

Mmamoloko Kubayi  Science and technology

Dipuo Letsatsi-Dube who was the Minister of State Security

Tokozile Xasa who was the Minister of Sport, Recreation

Derek Hanekom who was the Minister of Tourism

Rob Davies who was the Minister of Trade and Industry

Gugile Nkwinti who was the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Bathabile Dlamini who was the Minister of Women