February 26, 2018 / 7:10 PM / 7 months ago

Former finance minister Nene to be re-appointed in South Africa cabinet reshuffle: sources

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Former South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene will be re-appointed to the position in a cabinet reshuffle to be announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa at 1930 GMT on Monday, two sources told Reuters.

FILE PHOTO: South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivers his 2015 Budget Speech at Parliament in Cape Town, February 25, 2015. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham/File Photo/

“The man who was replaced will come back. It is Nene,” said one source with knowledge of the appointment.

When asked if Nene would be reappointed, a second source said “yes”.

Reporting by Wendell Roelf and Alex Winning; Writing by James Macharia; Editing by Alison Williams

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