New KZN Premier Dube- Ncube revamps cabinet

The new Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube made few changes in the cabinet and announced former KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala as the new MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Thursday.



The announcement comes after a week Zikalala resigned as the premier of the province and sees him replace Sipho Hlomuka, who will move to the Transport portfolio.

Amongst other changes included Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu being replaced by Mbali Frazer as a potential premier and Amanda Bani-Mapena will replace Hlengiwe Mavimbela as the new sports, arts and culture MEC.

While the new ANC provincial chairperson, Siboniso Duma was appointed as the economic development, tourism and environmental affairs MEC. Ntuthuko was announced as the human settlements and replaces Jomo Sibiya.

Peggy Nkonyeni will be the finance portfolio replacing the new KZN premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube who was previously in that role.

By Lulama Klassen