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Zuma’s reshuffling of finance ministers will be in the spotlight this week

President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to answer questions in the house for the first time this year.

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: AFP.

CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma's reshuffling of Finance Ministers will be in the spotlight in the National Assembly next week Thursday.

Zuma is scheduled to answer questions in the house for the first time this year.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Members of Parliament (MPs) interrupted the president's State of the Nation Address last month because they wanted him to address the issue in his speech.

President Zuma's decision to replace former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene with African National Congress MP Des van Rooyen sent shockwaves through the markets in December.

Pravin Gordhan was then appointed to the portfolio - the third appointment in the space of four days.

According to questions published today, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane wants to know whether Zuma consulted anyone before he appointed and replaced van Rooyen.

Meanwhile, EFF leader Julius Malema's question appears to focus on the rift between Gordhan and the South African Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane.

Malema wants to know whether Gordhan recommended someone be fired when he was re-appointed to head the finance ministry.