Sport and Recreation Minister Thembelani "Thulas" Nxesi has named the acceleration of transformation and revival of school sport among his priorities. Nxesi‚ who replaced Fikile Mbalula after President Jacob Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle‚ said transformation was going to be a central part of his role. "Transformation is very central‚ there is an Eminent Persons Group (EPG) report that we are waiting for and we will discuss it with the relevant stakeholders‚" he said. "I am not going to throw away anything that is there but I am going to build on what all my predecessors started. "The EPG will be releasing its annual audit on transformation in sport. This has become a highly credible and well-researched document and clearly we will have to engage on its findings. "I want to study the research before I start making any pronouncements on transformation," the minister said. Nxesi said school sport and youth development were other areas that would receive his urgent attention as they w...

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