Media release

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 31 January 2020

03 February 2020

1.  Cabinet decision

1.1 Alongside the three-day Cabinet Lekgotla held at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Tshwane from 29 to 31 January 2020, a Special Cabinet was held on Friday, 31 January 2020. 

1.2 The Minister of Public Service and Administration, Mr Senzo Mchunu, briefed Cabinet on the wage negotiations with the Public Service unions currently underway. A more extensive discussion on these negotiations will take place in the next sitting of Cabinet.

1.3 Cabinet was satisfied with the work which seeks to build a public service that responds to the economic challenges we face as a country. The Minister was mandated to continue with this work. Government remains committed to working with the Public Service unions in building a capable, ethical and developmental state.

2.  Appointments

Cabinet approved the following appointments:

2.1 Advocate Solomzi Mbada as Chief Executive Officer of the Armaments Corporation of South Africa.

2.2 Ms Portia Derby as Group Chief Executive of Transnet Holdings.

2.3 Directors of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation for three years.

  • Mr David Nicholls ( Chairperson to Necsa)
  • Ms Adila Chowan;
  • Mr Joseph Shayi;
  • Dr Gregory Davids;
  • Ms Senamile Masango;
  • Mr James Mashukudu Maboa;
  • Ms Letlhogonolo Noge-Tungamia; and
  • Dr Namane Magau.

Phumla Williams – Acting Cabinet Spokesperson  
Cell: 083 501 0139

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