Newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s next task is to shake up the flawed Cabinet he has inherited. After he was elected unopposed by Parliament on Thursday, Ramaphosa said he would select a "team that works in the interests of the country". In the aftermath of former president Jacob Zuma’s resignation on Wednesday, Ramaphosa now has to put together his own Cabinet, which he would rely on to help him lead the ANC into the 2019 national elections. Speculation was rife on Thursday that a cabinet reshuffle would follow his swearing in. With the budget due to be delivered next week, the big question in political circles is who will deliver it. Among changes that could happen are Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba being moved out of the Treasury, although he could remain in the Cabinet. Some would prefer the return of either Nhlanhla Nene or Pravin Gordhan, both former finance ministers. Others think the post needs a newcomer. A key contender among ANC insiders is former ANC treasurer-ge...

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