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South Africa Cabinet Members 1999 to 2004

President Thabo Mbeki became the second democratically elected president and announced his Cabinet on 17 June 1999.

Ministry / Portfolio

Minister / Incumbent

 

President of South Africa

Thabo Mbeki

 

 

Deputy President of South Africa

Jacob Zuma

 

 

Agriculture and Land Affairs

Thoko Didiza

 

 

Arts and Culture

Ben Ngubane

 

 

Communications

Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri

 

 

Correctional Services

Ben Skosana

 

 

Defence

Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota

 

 

Education

Professor Kader Asmal

 

 

Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Mohammed Valli Moosa

 

 

Finance

Trevor Andrew Manuel

 

 

Foreign Affairs

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

 

 

Health

Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

 

 

Home Affairs

Mangosuthu Buthelezi

 

 

Housing

Sankie Mthembi-Mahanyele

 

 

Intelligence Services

Joe Nhlanhla

 

 

Justice and Constitutional Development

Penuel Maduna

 

 

Labour

Membathisi Mdladlana

 

 

Minerals and Energy

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

 

 

Provincial and Local Government

Sydney Mufamadi

 

 

Public Enterprises

Alec Erwin

 

 

Public Service and Administration

Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi

 

 

Public Works

Stella Sigcau

 

 

Safety and Security

Steve Tshwete

 

 

Science and Technology

Ben Ngubane

 

 

Social Development

Zola Skweyiya

 

 

Sport and Recreation

Ngconde Balfour

 

 

The Presidency

Essop Pahad

 

 

Trade and Industry

Alec Erwin

 

 

Transport

Dullah Omar

 

 

Water Affairs and Forestry

Ronnie Kasrils

 

 

 

References:
• ANC,(1999). ‘Cabinet as announced by President Thabo Mbeki - 17 June 1999’ from ANC, 17 June [online] Available at www.anc.org.za  [Accessed 06 June 2014]

Last updated : 06-Jun-2014

This article was produced for South African History Online on 06-Jun-2014