Tina Monica Joemat-Pettersson
|Minister of Energy|
25 May 2014
|Preceded by||Ben Martins|
|Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries|
11 May 2009 – 25 May 2014
|Succeeded by||Senzeni Zokwana|
18 December 1963 |
Kimberley, Northern Cape
|Political party||African National Congress, South African Communist Party|
Tina Joemat-Pettersson MP (born Tina Joemat on 18 December 1963 in Kimberley, Northern Cape) is a South African politician and the Minister of Energy since 25 May 2014. She was previously the Minister of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from 2009-2014.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History from the University of the Western Cape and Higher Diploma in Education from the University of the Western Cape. She was married to Swedish businessman Thorvald Pettersson who died in 2006. Together they had two sons; Austin and Terrence.
- Tina Monica Joemat-Pettersson, Who's Who Southern Africa
- "Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the appointment of the new Cabinet". South African Government Information. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
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