Former Minister of Public Works, Thoko Didiza, is born


Thoko Didiza Source:

Wednesday, 2 June 1965

Angela Thoko Didiza was born in Durban in 1965. Didiza became Minister of Agriculture and Land  Affairs in 1999 and in 2006 she became Minister of Public works under President Thabo Mbeki. When Mbeki was ousted from his position as President in 2008, she was one of the ten Ministers that resigned.

Didiza is currently a Project Consultant for the Archie Mafeje Research Institute at the University of South Africa. She holds an honours degree in Politics. She is also married with five children.

• Who’s who, 'Thoko Didiza', [online] Available at: [Accessed on 24 May 2013]
• GCIS, 'Angela Thoko Didiza, Ms',  [online] Available at: [Accessed on 24 May 2013]  

Last updated : 09-Jun-2014

This article was produced by South African History Online on 31-May-2013

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