President Cyril Ramaphosa is holding a marathon meeting with the ANC’s alliance partners to brief them on the cabinet appointments he is expected to make on Wednesday afternoon.
By lunchtime, the meeting was still going on at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. It had started at 10am.
Ramaphosa has given no indication yet of exactly when he will make the announcement of cabinet appointments.
It is understood that Ramaphosa presented the names of those who he has chosen for his cabinet.
The names were then to be discussed and thereafter the media will be briefed.
The phones of some leaders who attended the meeting were still off at 1pm.