Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Chairperson of the African Union

Born 1949-1-27 in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is the Chairperson of the African Union. She was the South African Minister of the Department of Home Affairs. She is a Member of the African National Congress National Executive Committee and National Working Committee. She is also a Member of the African National Congress Women's League National Executive Committee and the National Progressive Women's Movement of South Africa. Dlamini-Zuma was married to President Jacob Zuma from 1972 to 1998.


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CURRENT POSITIONS

Chairperson | African Union

2012 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Member | Gender Advisory Committee | Codesa

2012 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Member | National Executive Committee | African National Congress

2012 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Minister | Home Affairs | Government of South Africa

2009 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chairperson | Peace and Security Council | African Union

2004

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Minister | Department of Foreign Affairs | Government of South Africa

1999 - 2009

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chancellor | ML Sultan Technikon

1996 - 1996

Academia, Education and Training

Deputy Chairperson | AIDS Board | South African Permanent Mission

1995 - 1995

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Minister | Health | Government of South Africa

1994 - 1999

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Board Member | Centre for Social Development Studies | UND

1992 - 1992

Social Development and Community Services

Member | Steering Committee | South African National Aids Co-ordinating Committee

1992 - 1992

Social Development and Community Services

Chairperson | Southern KwaZulu-Natal Region | African National Congress Women's League

1991 - 1993

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Research Scientist | Medical Research Council

1991 - 1994

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Executive Committee Member | Southern Natal Region | African National Congress

1990 - 1993

Government, Public Administration and Defence

House Officer | Health Department | African National Congress

1989 - 1990

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Director | Health Refugee Trust | Health and Development Organisation

1988 - 1990

Social Development and Community Services

Chairperson | Regional Political Committee | African National Congress Regional Political Committee

1988 - 1989

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Paediatrician | Whittington Hospital

1987 - 1989

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Medical Officer | Mbabane Government Hospital

1980 - 1985

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

House Officer | Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital

1979 - 1980

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Vice-Chairperson | Regional Political Committee | African National Congress

1978 - 1988

Government, Public Administration and Defence

House Officer | Frenchay Hospital

1978 - 1979

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Chairperson | African National Congress Youth League

1977 - 1978

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Vice-President | South African Students Organisation

1976 - 1976

Academia, Education and Training

Research Technician | Durban Westville Medical School

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | 1971 - 1972

Academia, Education and Training

Chair | Southern KwaZulu-Natal Region Health Committee | African National Congress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | 1971 - 1972

Government, Public Administration and Defence

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Amanzimtoti Training College (1967)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

Bristol University

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Awarded in 1996

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Awarded in 1986

Diploma

University of Zululand

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Awarded in 1971

BSC - Zoology and Botany

University of Transkei

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Awarded in 1997

Doctor of Medicine (Honoris Causa)

Bristol University

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Awarded in 1978

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

University of KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Awarded in 1995

Honorary Doctor of Laws

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