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Molewa, Bomo Edna Edith (Minister)
 
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Position: Minister of Environmental Affairs
 
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Cape Town
Tel: 021 464 1500
Fax: 021 465 3362
Email: ceciliag@dsd.gov.za
Postal Address: Private Bag X9153
Cape Town
8000
Street Address: 120 Plein Street
Floor 15 Room 1518
CAPE TOWN
Western Cape
 
Pretoria  
Postal Address: Private Bag X 447
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Street Address: Environment House
  473 Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, Arcadia,
  Pretoria
Constituency
Street Address: Setlagole Office No. 3
 
Parliamentary Career
Current: Ms Edna Molina is the Minister of Environmental Affairs of the Republic of South Africa; a position she has held since 26 May 2014.
Past: Member of REC of COSATU Northern Transvaal 1987-1989; Served on the National Labour Economic Institute 1992-1994; Deputy Chairperson of the ANCWL, Garankuwa Branch 1992-1994; Chairperson of the ANCWL in the North West 2005-2008; Provincial Treasurer of the ANC in the North West 2002- 2005; Chairperson of the ANC in North West May 2005-May 2008
Political Career:
Current: She is the provincial chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) Women's League (ANCWL) in North West; she has been a member of the Provincial Executive Committee from 1996 and a member of the ANCWL National Executive Council since 2003.
Past: Member of REC of COSATU Northern Transvaal 1987-1989; Served on the National Labour Economic Institute 1992-1994; Deputy Chairperson of the ANCWL, Garankuwa Branch 1992-1994; Chairperson of the ANCWL in the North West 2005-2008; Provincial Treasurer of the ANC in the North West 2002- 2005; Chairperson of the ANC in North West May 2005-May 2008
Membership:
  Ms Molina has taught at Molotov and Mokonyane Secondary Schools from 1976 to 1981. Between 1976 and 1990, she had been involved in the underground structures of the liberation movement. During the period 1984 to 1990, she served as chairperson of the South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU) at the Warm-baths Branch and became a member of the Federation of Transvaal Women. She later became deputy president of SACCAWU. From 1987 to 1989, she was a member of the Regional Executive Committee of the Congress of South African Trade Union, Northern Transvaal, and between 1992 and 1994, she served on the board of the National Labour Economic Institute. From 1992 to 1994, Ms Molina was deputy chairperson of the ANCWL, Garankuwa Branch; and from 1994 to 1996, she was a member of the National Assembly. She was the first women chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry during the period from 1994 to 1996. Prior to her appointment as Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Molewa served as Minister of Social Development from 11 May 2009 to 31 October, 2010 and as Premier of North West from April 2004 to May 2009; . From 1996 to 1998, she served as a member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Tourism, Environment and Conservation in North West; from 1998 to 2000 as MEC for Economic Development and Tourism in North West and. From 2000 to 2004,to 2000; and as MEC for Agriculture, Conservation and Environment in North West West. Ms Molina has also served as chairperson of the ANCWL in the North West; as provincial treasurer of the African National Congress (ANC) in the North West until May 2005, and as chairperson of the ANC in North West from May 2005 to May 2008. Ms Molina was the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of the Republic of South Africa from 1 November 2010 until 26 May 2014.
Education: Course in Economic Leadership for the New Millennium & Administration Management from Wharton School of Business in USA; Course in Leadership at Kennedy School of Governance; Current studies B.Com degree (UNISA; Certificate in Negotiating Skills by IMMSA
Publications: Author of unpublished articles in the following fields: Labour, Economics and Political Education

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