Deputy Minister Kekana joins Communications Department

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Member of Parliament, Pinky Sharon Kekana, will be joining the Department of Communications as the new Deputy Minister.

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Deputy Minister Kekana on Monday night during a Cabinet reshuffle. She takes over from former Deputy Minister Tandi Mahambehlala.

President Ramaphosa announced the changes to the National Executive during a media briefing at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

Deputy Minister Kekana is currently a member of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Filling of Vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality, a position she held since 16 November 2016.

She is also, among others, a member of the Standing Committee on Finance (National Assembly Committees), a post she has held since June 2014. She has been a member of the National Assembly since 21 May 2014.

Former Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane was appointed as the new Communications Minister. –

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