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Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
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  • 10 other official names:
  • Minister van Omgewingsake (Afrikaans)
  • uNgqongqotjhe wezeBhoduluko (Southern Ndebele)
  • UMphathiswa lezeNdalo (Xhosa)
  • Indvuna Wezindaba Zezemvelo (Zulu)
  • Indvuna Letendzawo (Swazi)
  • Tona ya Merero ya Tikologo (Northern Sotho)
  • Letona la Merero ya Tikoloho (Sotho)
  • Tona la Merero ya Tikologo (Tswana)
  • Holobye ya swa Mbangu (Tsonga)
  • Minisiṱa wa zwa Mupo (Venda)
Incumbent
Barbara Creecy
since 30 May 2019
Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
AppointerPresident of South Africa - Cyril Ramaphosa
Inaugural holderBuyelwa Sonjica
Formation10 May 2009
DeputyMaggie Sotyu
SalaryR1,811,142[1]
Websitewww.info.gov.za/leaders/ministers/water.htm

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (formerly Minister of Environmental Affairs) is the member of the Cabinet of South Africa.

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.[2] The first holder of the position was Buyelwa Sonjica; Edna Molewa served in the position from 2010 until her death in 2018. Nomvula Mokonyane succeeded Molewa.[3] It has also been described as one of the most efficient ministries currently in South Africa.

In May 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa renamed the post to the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) and appointed Barbara Creecy to the office.

Office Holders

No. Name Party Term Department name
1. Kader Asmal ANC 1994-1999 Water Affairs and Forestry
2. Ronnie Kasrils ANC 1999-2004 Water Affairs and Forestry
3. Buyelwa Sonjica ANC 2004-2006 Water Affairs and Forestry
4. Lindiwe Hendricks ANC 2006-2009 Water Affairs and Forestry
5. Buyelwa Sonjica ANC 2009-2010[4] Water and Environmental Affairs
6. Edna Molewa ANC 2010-2018 Environmental Affairs
7. Nomvula Mokonyane ANC 2018-2019 Environmental Affairs
8. Barbara Creecy ANC 2019-present Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

See also

References

  1. ^ "Determination of salaries and allowance of the Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers" (PDF). Government Gazette of South Africa. 545 (33780). Government Printer: 3–5. 2010. Retrieved 1 April 2011.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the appointment of the new Cabinet" (Press release). Government Communication and Information System. 10 May 2009. Archived from the original on 13 May 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Zuma announces cabinet reshuffle". IOL. 31 October 2010. Retrieved 1 April 2011.
  4. ^ "DWS: Previous Ministers". Department of Water and Sanitation. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
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