South Africa's Zuma ousts rival Sexwale in cabinet reshuffle

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Posted: Jul 09, 2013 9:42 AM
South Africa's Zuma ousts rival Sexwale in cabinet reshuffle

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma replaced Tokyo Sexwale as housing minister in a cabinet shake-up on Tuesday, removing the anti-apartheid stalwart who is considered a potential rival as leader of Africa's biggest economy.

Others replaced in the reshuffle include embattled communications minister Dina Pule.

(Reporting by Peroshni Govender; Writing by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Ed Cropley)