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Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula

Date of Birth: 13 November 1956
Place of Birth: Cape Town, South Africa


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Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

The team includes Ramaphosa's Police Minister Bheki Cele, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, Justice Minister Michael Masutha, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

Government at a glance President: Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President: David 'DD' Mabuza Minister in the Presidency: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister for Women and Disability: Bathabile Dlamini Finance: Nhlanhla Nene Deputy: Mondli Gungubele Energy: Jeff Radebe State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Public Enterprise: Pravin Gordhan Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba DIRCO – International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu Deputy: Reginah Mhaule DPW – Public Works: Thulas Nxesi Water Affairs and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti Transport: Blade Nzimande Sports and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa Communications: Nomvula Mokonyane Deputy: Pinky Kekana Social Development: Susan Shabangu Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe COGTA – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Zweli Mkhize Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane Police: Bheki Cele Higher Education: Naledi Pandor Basic Education: Angie Motshekga Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Small Business Development: Lindiwe Zulu Deputy: Cassel Mathale Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Senzeni Zokwana Deputy: Sfiso Buthelezi Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo Deputy: Chana Pilane-Majake Economic Development: Ebrahim Patel Trade and Industry: Rob Davies Tourism: Derek Hanekom Health: Aaron Motsoaledi Telecommunications: Siyabonga Cwele Labour: Mildred Oliphant Justice and Correctional Services: Tshililo Masutha ...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, chairwoman of the Public Enterprises Committee and a Ramaphosa backer in Limpopo would get the Arts and Culture portfolio; Mondli Gungubele, former Mayor of Ekurhuleni and a fierce critic of Zuma, would get the Cooperative Governance (Local Government) portfolio; Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula, who defended Zuma during the parliamentary vote of no confidence in August and Thabang Makwetla, current Deputy Minister of Justice and a strong Ramaphosa supporter, are both being floated for the Defence Ministry; Enoch Godongwana, the ANC's head of economic transformation and a fierce critic of Zuma, would get the Economic Development Ministry...


Can the usurpers unite?

This time it was left to far less impressive Zuma lackeys, such as Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Pule Mabe, a junior MP...


Nuclear secrets

This July, though, he closed down his cabinet's National Nuclear and Energy Executive Coordinating Committee, under ex-Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, and set up an Energy Security Cabinet Subcommittee, led by himself and including his close allies Joemat-Pettersson, State Security Minister David Mahlobo, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula...


Nkandla report hurts Zuma

The most vulnerable look to be Nxesi and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, whose departments were responsible for monitoring the project...


Dam good connections

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula recently told the South African Press Association that her country’s soldiers would mainly be ‘baby-sitting’ until Congo had its own proper system of government; Congo’s opposition took that as an insult...


South African troops under fire

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula will be feeling vindicated, as her disquiet at the military deployment and the reputation of CAR President François Bozizé were already known (AC Vol 54 No 2, With Zuma to Bangui)...


With Zuma to Bangui

Bozizé Junior had a meeting with Zuma, much against the advice of the Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, who had qualms about Bozizé’s regime...


The Marikana massacre

Its members are Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, Cooperative Governance Minister Richard Baloyi and North-West Premier Thandi Modise...


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