Axed ex-cabinet members avoid unemployment line

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Axed ex-cabinet members avoid unemployment line

They didn't make Ramaphosa’s new cabinet but these former ministers are earmarked for top diplomatic jobs

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has made good on his commitment to finding jobs for former ministers who did not make it back into the cabinet. 

Ramaphosa is eying former home affairs minister Siyabonga Cwele for the post of SA’s ambassador to China. Cwele will be replacing ambassador Dolana Msimang, who is at the end of his tour of duty.

Cwele resigned from parliament earlier this month when he was not included in the executive. He’d served in the legislature since 1999...

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