Roy Padayachie

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Radhakrishna Lutchmana Padayachee
Minister of Public Service and Administration
In office
24 October 2011 – 5 May 2012
President Jacob Zuma
Preceded by Richard Baloyi
Succeeded by Lindiwe Sisulu
Minister of Communications (South Africa)
In office
1 November 2010 – 24 October 2011
President Jacob Zuma
Preceded by Siphiwe Nyanda
Succeeded by Dina Pule
Personal details
Born (1950-05-01)1 May 1950
Died 5 May 2012(2012-05-05) (aged 62)
Alma mater University of Durban-Westville
University of London

Radhakrishna Lutchmana "Roy" Padayachee (1 May 1950 – 5 May 2012)[1] was the Minister of Public Service and Administration of the Republic of South Africa.[2]

He died in the early hours of 5 May 2012 in an Ethiopian hotel room, while on an official visit to that country.[3]

He joined the African National Congress (ANC) in (1972) and served as Executive Member of the Natal Indian Congress. He also served in the economics desk of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal and as deputy head of local government portfolio and also a consultant to UNICEF, UNESCO and the World Bank.

Radhakrishna obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Durban-Westville, Master of Science degree from the University of London and second year readings in law from the University of South Africa.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Roy Padayachie". SA History. Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Padayachie talking tough « Telecoms « MyBroadband Tech and IT News". Mybroadband.co.za. 2010-12-07. Retrieved 2012-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Roy Padayachie dies in Addis Ababa". Times LIVE. 1950-05-01. Retrieved 2012-05-06. 

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