Department Of Environmental Affairs Minister
Department Of Environmental Affairs Minister, The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs is the member of the Cabinet of South Africa with responsibility for the Department of Water Affairs and the Department of Environmental Affairs.
The post was created by President Jacob Zuma, in his cabinet announced on 10 May 2009; it partially replaced the posts of Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism and Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry. The first holder of the position was Buyelwa Sonjica; the incumbent is Edna Molewa of the African National Congress, who replaced Ms Sonjica in a cabinet reshuffle on 31 October 2010. It has also been described as one of the most efficient ministries currently in South Africa.
Minister of Environmental Affairs: Bomo Edna Molewa
|Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, known as Edna Molewa (born 23 March 1957), is a South African politician and member of the African National Congress. Molewa became the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa on 31 October 2010, as part of a cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma. On May 25, 2014, her Ministry was split and she was appointed Minister of Environmental Affairs. She replaced her predecessor, Buyelwa Sonjica. Molewa is currently studying towards a Bachelor’s in Communications through the University of South Africa.