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Pik Botha

Roelof Frederick "Pik" Botha

Former South African Politician


Born 27-04-1932 in Rustenburg South Africa

Pik Botha is a former Foreign Affairs Minister of South Africa. He was appointed Minister of Mineral of Energy Affairs in 1994 and resigned in 1996. Botha applied for African National Congress membership in 2000.



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Previous Position(s)

Minister | Mineral and Energy Affairs | Government of South Africa
1994 - 1996

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Deputy Leader | Transvaal | National Party
1987 - 1994

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Minister | Department of Foreign Affairs | Government of South Africa
1977 - 1994

Government, Public Administration and Defence



Ambassador | Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for RSA to USA | South African Embassy
1975 - 1977

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Ambassador to United Nations | South African Embassy
1974 - 1977

Government, Public Administration and Defence



Under Secretary | Department of Foreign Affairs | Government of South Africa
1968 - 1974

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Law Adviser | Department of Foreign Affairs | Government of South Africa
1966 - 1974

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | South African Delegation | Government of South Africa
1966 - 1974

Government, Public Administration and Defence



Member | South African legal team | International Court of Justice
The Hague, Netherlands | 1963 - 1966

Law Practice and Legal Services

Member of SA's legal team in the South West African case (Ethiopia and Liberia vs South Africa).



Educational history

Tertiary

University of Pretoria

Bachelor of Arts

Advocate of High Court of South Africa

University of Pretoria

Bachelor of Law

Achievements

Awards

Honorary Citizen | Rustenburg

Newsmaker of the Year Award | Johannesburg Press Club

Honorary Citizen | Christiana

Honorary Citizen | Komatipoort

National Religious Broadcasters USA International Award

Newsmaker of the Year Award | Pretoria Press Club

Newsmaker of the Year Award | Pretoria Press Club

Honorary Colours | Students Representatives Council, UP

Laurel Wreath Decoration | Union of Old Students, UP

Certificate of Appreciation World Business Council

The Decoration for Meritorious Service

The Order of the Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon | Republic of China

The Order of Good Hope in the Grand Cross Class

Paul Harris Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

Newsmaker of the Year Award | SA Association of Journalists

Honorary Citizen | Krugersdorp

Honorary Colonel | 3 Squadron SAAF

media exposure

| 2002

Contributor

| 2001

Contributor

| 1999

Contributor

| 1997

Author

| 1974

Author

| 1971

Author

| 1967

Co-Author

Activities

Memberships

Transvaal Sports Fish Angling Association

Honorary Vice-President

SA Marlin and Tuna Club

Vice-President

Multilateral Development Board of Ministers of SATBVC (formerly independent homelands of SA)

Permanent Member

Centre of International Political: UP

Honorary Member

Washington International Business Council

Honorary Member

Federal Council: NP Transvaal

Member

Union of Old Students: UP

Member

SAAF Museum

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