Top news items in major S. African news outlets

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CAPE TOWN, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in South African major news outlets on Thursday.

--President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his new cabinet of 28 ministers on Wednesday night at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

David Mabuza remains deputy president of the country, while Ramaphosa has retained Finance Minister Tito Mboweni for fiscal stability.(News24)

--Parliament announced on Wednesday that Cyril Ramaphosa's first State of the Nation Address (SONA) as a democratically elected president is due to take place on June 20.

This SONA, the first of the sixth term of Parliament following the national and provincial elections earlier this month, will be delivered at 7 p.m.(Eyewitness News)

--The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) commemorated the United Nations International Peacekeepers Day in Bloemfontein, Free State Province on Wednesday.

Families and friends of soldiers who perished in the line of duty laid wreaths to pay homage.(South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem

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