Zuma fires ministers, suspends police chief
25 October 2011, 09:12
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma on Monday announced the suspension of police commissioner General Bheki Cele and the sacking of two Cabinet ministers.
He also announced the members of the board of the arms deal inquiry.
Sapa reported that Public Works Minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Sicelo Shiceka were axed.
Mahlangu-Nkabinde would be replaced by the deputy minister of rural development and land reform, Thulas Nxesi.
Public Service and Administration Minister Richard Baloyi would take up Shiceka's post, Zuma said in Pretoria.