South Africa's Zuma appoints new energy minister in cabinet reshuffle

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Posted: Oct 17, 2017 5:19 AM

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma has appointed minister of state security David Mahlobo as energy minister in a cabinet reshuffle, the presidency said on Tuesday.

Zuma changed six ministers, including home affairs, state security and communications. Blade Nzimande, a vocal critic of Zuma, was removed as minister of higher education and training.

(Reporting by Joe Brock; Editing by James Macharia)