President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to restructure the energy, electricity and mining portfolios has been broadly welcomed by analysts.

The new configuration comes five years after the mineral resources & energy department was established under minister Gwede Mantashe. Ramaphosa this week reappointed him as the minister of mineral resources & petroleum but merged the energy part of his brief with  Kgosientsho Ramokgopa’s electricity responsibility.  ..

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