Minister Jeff Radebe appointed Acting President – The Presidency

This is while Cyril Ramaphosa is on a working visit to Mozambique

Minister Jeff Radebe is appointed Acting President

14 January 2019

The Minister of Energy, Mr Jeff Radebe, has been appointed the Acting President of the Republic of South Africa until President Cyril Ramaphosa returns from his Working Visit to the Republic of Mozambique.

President Ramaphosa has arrived in Maputo, in the Republic of Mozambique, where he will meet his counterpart President Filipe Nyusi to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual concern. The President, who is accompanied by the Ministers of Defence, Police and State Security, is expected to South Africa this afternoon.

Deputy President David Mabuza has traveled to the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan, to strengthen the ongoing political efforts towards finding lasting peace and development for the people of South Sudan.

Issued by Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President, 14 January 2019