The elevation of Lindiwe Sisulu to tourism minister was not exactly welcomed with acclaim. In fact, very few saw it as an elevation.

The consensus was that Sisulu, a member of the ANC royalty who has been in parliament since 1994, had suffered the same fate as Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, who was demoted from telecommunication to small business development, a ministry that has failed to show it has any value despite the importance of the sector it purports to support. ..

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