Thoko Didiza

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Angela Thoko Didiza
Minister for Public Works
In office
22 May 2006 – 25 September 2008
Preceded by Stella Sigcau
Succeeded by Geoff Doidge
Minister for Agriculture and Land Affairs
In office
17 June 1999 – 22 May 2006
Preceded by Derek Hanekom
Succeeded by Lulama Xingwana
Personal details
Born (1965-06-02) 2 June 1965 (age 50)
Durban, Natal, South Africa
Political party African National Congress

Angela Thoko Didiza (born 2 June 1965)[1] is a South African politician. She became Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs on 17 June 1999 and is currently the Minister of Public Works.

Didiza was born in the city of Durban and has a BA (Hons). She is married and has five children. She was selected as one of the Young Global Leaders by the Forum of Young Global Leaders in 2004.

Following the resignation of President Thabo Mbeki in September 2008, Didiza was one of ten ministers who submitted their resignations on September 23, although it was subsequently announced that she might be willing to remain in her post.[2]


Political offices
Preceded by
Derek Hanekom
Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs
1999 – 2006
Succeeded by
Lulama Xingwana