Residents voice their expectations ahead of Ramaphosa’s Cabinet reshuffle

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Ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a new Cabinet on Monday evening, ordinary citizens’ expectations vary from their daily needs to questioning the calibre of outgoing and incoming ministers.

Among some of the salient issues, residents want the President to bring in ministers who will help resolve the power crisis and raging crime.

In his State of the Nation Address in February, Ramaphosa announced that a new Minister of Electricity would be appointed to the Presidency.

Speaking to  SABC News, one Tshwane resident says, “I am waiting for the Minister of Police to go. That is the first priority and then we can work on the others.”

Another says, “If they can concentrate on sorting out the issue of electricity, that is the fundamental thing. And also bring in people who can solve the challenges that are there in South Africa.”

Others took to Twitter to voice their opinions and expectations: