Dlamini-Zuma, Nkosazana

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Dlamini-Zuma, Nkosazana

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27 January 1949 -

History

Medical doctor, anti-apartheid activist, politician. Completed a medical degree at the University of Bristol, 1978, then worked for the ANC’s Regional Health Committee and later Health and Refugee Trust, a British non-government organisation. Returned to South Africa after the ANC was legalised and took part in the negotiations at CODESA. Appointed health minister, 1994. Minister of foreign affairs (1999–2009) under President Mbeki and under President Motlanthe. Served as minister of home affairs under, President Jacob Zuma, from 10 May 2009 to 2 October 2012. President of the African Union from late 2012 until early 2017.

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Zuma, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa (12 June 1942 -)

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ZA-COM-04339

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1982-1998

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ZA-COM-01929

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