President Cyril Ramaphosa is tipped to reshuffle his cabinet in the coming weeks, a move people familiar with his thinking say will put minerals & energy minister Gwede Mantashe on the chopping block amid severe power outages.

Mantashe, whose department is responsible for energy generation, will be among the high-profile ministers in the major shake-up, which is also likely to see Ramaphosa name his second in command in the ANC, Paul Mashatile, as a replacement for David Mabuza, who has already offered “to resign” as deputy president, the people said...

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