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South Africa Cabinet Members 2004 to 2008

Following his election for a second term as President, Thabo Mbeki announced his Cabinet on 29 April 2004 which was later reshuffled following when Jacob Zuma was replace by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Ministry / Portfolio

Minister / Incumbent

 

President of South Africa

Thabo Mbeki

 

Deputy President of South Africa

Jacob Zuma, relieved of his duties by Mbeki on 14 June 2005; from 22 June 2005, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

 

Agriculture and Land Affairs

Thoko Didiza; from 22 May 2006, Lulama Xingwana

 

Arts and Culture

Pallo Jordan

 

Communications

Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri

 

Correctional Services

Ngconde Balfour

 

Defence

Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota

 

Education

Naledi Pandor

 

Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Marthinus van Schalkwyk

 

Finance

Trevor Manuel

 

Foreign Affairs

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

 

Health

Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

 

Home Affairs

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

 

Housing

Lindiwe Sisulu

 

Intelligence Services

Ronnie Kasrils

 

Justice and Constitutional Development

Brigitte Mabandla

 

Labour

Membathisi Mdladlana

 

Minerals and Energy

Lindiwe Hendricks; from 22 May 2006, Patience Sonjica

 

Provincial and Local Government

Sydney Mufamadi

 

Public Enterprises

Alec Erwin

 

Public Service and Administration

Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi

 

Public Works

Stella Sigcau until her death on 7 May 2006; from 22 May 2006, Thoko Didiza

 

Safety and Security

Charles Nqakula

 

Science and Technology

Mosibudi Mangena

 

Social Development

Zola Skweyiya

 

Sport and Recreation

Arnold Stofile

 

The Presidency

Essop Pahad

 

Trade and Industry

Mandisi Mpahlwa

 

Transport

Jeff Radebe

 

Water Affairs and Forestry

Patience Sonjica; from 22 May 2006, Lindiwe Hendricks

 
 

References:
• Health System Trust,(2004). ‘Mbeki announces his new Cabinet’ from Health System Trust, [online] Available at www.hst.org.za [Accessed 06 June 2014]

Last updated : 06-Jun-2014

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