Angela Thoko Didiza (born 2 June 1965 in Durban) is a South African politician and the current Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development.
She was the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs (17 June 1999-22 May 2006. On 22 May 2006, she served as Minister of Public Works till 25 September 2008.
Her place of birth is the city of Durban and her date of birth is on 2 June 1965.
She was born on the 2nd of June 1965 in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Thoko Didiza is 54 years old (2019).
Didiza is a wife and mother to five (5) children. She holds a BA (Hons) degree in politics.
She was the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs (1999-2006). On 22 May 2006, she became the Minister of Public Works and served till 25 September 2008.
After the resignation of ex-President Thabo Mbeki in September 2008, Didiza submitted her resignations on 23 September with other nine ministers.
Later, it was announced that she might be willing to occupy her post. In June 2016, the ANC publicly announced their mayoral candidate for the City of Tshwane in the upcoming municipal elections as Didiza.
Her appointment triggered a lot of reactions in Tshwane who were against her appointment. It led to the arrest of 40 people and 5 people lost their lives.
Thoko Didiza is a member of the African National Congress (ANC) and is currently serving as the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development.
- “Thoko Didiza“. Wikipedia retrieved 2019-12-19
- “Thoko Didiza: South African politician“. Peoplepill retrieved 2019-12-19
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