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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma

Chairperson of the African Union


Born 27-01-1949 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.


Business Address

120 Plein Street, Cape Town, 8001


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Current Position(s)


Member | Gender Advisory Committee | Codesa

Government, Public Administration and Defence



Previous Position(s)

Minister | Home Affairs | Government of South Africa
Pretoria | 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





Board Member | Centre for Social Development Studies | UND
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
Durban | 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
Lusaka, Zambia | 1989 - 1990

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Director | Health Refugee Trust | Health and Development Organisation
United Kingdom | 1988 - 1990

Social Development and Community Services


Chairperson | Regional Political Committee | African National Congress Regional Political Committee
United Kingdom | 1988 - 1989

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Paediatrician | Whittington Hospital
United Kingdom | 1987 - 1989

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Medical Officer | Mbabane Government Hospital
Swaziland | 1980 - 1985

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


House Officer | Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital
Berkshire, United Kingdom | 1979 - 1980

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Vice-Chairperson | Regional Political Committee | African National Congress
United Kingdom | 1978 - 1988

Government, Public Administration and Defence


House Officer | Frenchay Hospital
Bristol, United Kingdom | 1978 - 1979

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals




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

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Educational history

Secondary

Amanzimtoti Training College (1967)

Tertiary

Bristol University

Completed 1978

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Awarded in 1995

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Bristol University

Awarded in 1996

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Completed 1986

Diploma

Tropical Child Health

University of Zululand

Completed 1971

BSC - Zoology and Botany

University of Transkei

Completed 1997

Doctor of Medicine (Honoris Causa)

Achievements

Awards

Order Of Luthuli Award In Gold | 2013

For her exceptional life’s work to the cause of freedom for the people of South Africa and the development and consolidation of our democracy in the quest to create a better life for all

Renaissance Woman of the Year Award | 2012

Stateswomen of the year Award | 2004

BBQ

Grand Maitre de L'Orde National | 2002

Republic of Mali

Tribute Achievers Award | 2002

Premium Award on NEPAD from Tribute Magazine

Tobacco Free World Award | 1999

World Health Organisation

Women Who Make a Difference | 2002

Honorary LLD's | Bristol University

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Health Systems Trust

Trustee, 1992 - 1992

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