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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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After the council, a reshuffle

He may also sack some ministers without strong constituencies, such as Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, a close ally of Mbeki...


Pragmatism trumps ideology

Extending an olive branch, Zuma appointed several loyal Mbeki supporters, including S'bu Ndebele at Transport, Dipuo Peters at Energy, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula at Correctional Services and Thabang Makwetla as Deputy Minister of the new Defence and Military Veterans Ministry...


Ditching the Dalai Lama

Home Affairs Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula insisted, against clear evidence, that the Dalai Lama had never applied for a visa and said 'Obviously, I'm happy' when the Cape High Court rejected Buthelezi's case...


Apartheid's awful legacy

The police and the Minister of Home Affairs, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, have promised they will not exploit the migrants' vulnerability by repatriating those without immigration papers but have been careful not to promise that they will not repatriate them later...


Zuming ahead

The ANCWL supports Zuma but by no means all women will vote for him; most female ANC members are not active in the League, whose President, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, noted that the nominations were only the start of a process that would continue at conference...


The third man or possibly - woman

So far, ANC elders, such as Culture Minister Pallo Jordan, Social Welfare Minister Zola Skweyiya, former Education Minister Kader Asmal and ANC Women's League President Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, have been working separately for a compromise...


The compromise candidates

The Women's League President, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, talks of 'mistrust, suspicion and intimidation' and looks for a middle road...


Women in power

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula: born 1956, in the mid-1980s received some military training in Angola and the Soviet Union...


Sour Mango

Of 28 cabinet ministers, twelve are women (9 in the last cabinet): Thoko Didiza (Agriculture & Land), Ivy Matsepe Casaburri (Communications), Naledi Pandor (Education), Dlamini-Zuma, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang (Health), Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula (Home Affairs), Lindiwe Sisulu (Housing), Bridgette Mabandla (Justice), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (Mines), Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi (Public Service), Stella Sigcau (Public Works) and Buyi Sonjica (Water)...


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