Naledi Pandor appointed Home Affairs minister - Presidency

President Zuma appoints Derek Hanekom as new Minister of Science and Technoloy

President Zuma Announces New Ministerial Appointments

President Jacob Zuma has the pleasure to announce two new Ministerial appointments in his Cabinet. 

The changes are as follows: 

Ms Naledi Pandor, the Minister of Science and Technology, has been appointed as Minister of Home Affairs

Mr Derek Hanekom, the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology takes over as Minister of Science and Technology.

 "I congratulate Ms Pandor and Mr Hanekom on their appointments. They have distinguished themselves in their current portfolios and I am confident that they will do exceptionally well in their new responsibilities as well. I wish them all the best," President Zuma said. 

The Minister of Science and Technology will be sworn in at the Union Buildings tomorrow, 4 October 2012, at 15h00. 

Statement issued by Mac Maharaj, The Presidency, October 3 2012

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