President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week commended ZANU PF youths who are currently part of the cabinet and promised that he will add some of them “soon”, the clearest hint that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent.
While some political analysts have opined that the entire cabinet is inept and should be sacked in its entirety, Namibia-based scholar Admire Mare argued that there are some ministers who should be retained, among them Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube. Said Mare:
… Mthuli Ncube, I think he will survive because he has tried to ensure that there is fiscal consolidation and the country lives within its means.
The minister of Health has also failed to deal with the labour unrest and re-tooling of government hospitals. Even minister Chasi…
Even the Home Affairs portfolio has struggled to deal with the passport issue, which may force the president to bring a new set of hands to stabilise the precarious state of affairs there.
Ncube is probably the most unpopular minister in the current cabinet due to his austerity measures that have pushed millions into penury and his seeming arrogance.