As President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his new, reconfigured cabinet on Wednesday night, some controversial names, along with long-standing allies, fell by the wayside.

Former ministers implicated in allegations of state capture, corruption and lying under oath did not make the cut when Ramaphosa reduced his cabinet from 36 ministers to 28.

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