Bathabile Dlamini

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Bathabile Olive Dlamini
Minister of Social Development[1]
In office
1 November 2010 – present
Preceded by Edna Molewa
Personal details
Born 10 September 1968
Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal
Nationality South Africa South African
Political party ANC
Alma mater University of Zululand

Bathabile Dlamini is a South African politician. A member of the African National Congress, Dlamini is a member of the National Assembly and was chosen by President Jacob Zuma as the Minister of Social Development in 2010. From 2008-10, Dlamini was the Deputy Minister of Social Development under interim President Kgalema Motlanthe and the Jacob Zuma's first cabinet.[2]

In 2006, Dlamini was one of 14 African National Congress MPs who were convicted and fined after pleading guilty to theft and fraud charges stemming from abuse of parliamentary travel vouchers. Dlamini pleaded guilty to fraud involving an amount of R254 000.[3]