The Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has commended South African President Cyril Ramaphosa for appointing 50 per cent women to his Cabinet, announced on May 29, 2019 at the Union Buildings. In a statement, Tuesday, NGOCC executive director Engwase Mwale said President Ramaphosa’s Cabinet was in line with the commitments which African leaders made regarding 50-50 representation. “The decision by President Ramaphosa is in line with commitments made by African leaders to the 50-50 representation of women and men in decision-making positions. South Africa has become one of the world’s few gender-balanced governments, further demonstrating commitment to the gender agenda as an imperative to sustainable national development,” Mwale stated. She also commended President Ramaphosa for cutting down the number…...

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