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Nxesi, Thembelani Waltermade (Minister)
 
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Position: Minister of Sport and Recreation
 
CONTACT DETAILS
Cape Town
Tel: 021 465 5506 / 5509
Fax: 021 465 4402 / 086 6
Email: tnxesi@parliament.gov.za
Postal Address: Private Bag X9149
CAPE TOWN
8000
Street Address: 120 Plein Street
Floor 2 Room 248
CAPE TOWN
Gauteng
 
Pretoria  
Postal Address: Private Bag X896
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Street Address: Cnr Queen street and Madiba street
  66 Regent Place
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Constituency
Tel: 011 975 6548
Fax: 011 975 6548
Street Address: 12 Margaret Avenue
  Alma Ronwil House
  Kempton Park
 
Parliamentary Committee Membership
PC on International Relations and Co-operation
Parliamentary Career
Current: Minister of Sport and Recreation of the Republic of South Africa with effect from 31 March 2017.
Past: Azoso activist late 70's to early 80's National Education Union of South Africa, NEUSA,(1995-1990 ) General Secretary(1989) Assistant General Secretary of SADTU,having led of Progressive teachers group to form SADTU General Secretary of SADTU (1995-2009) Member of Executive of Education International( World Teacher body representibg thr African continent President of world teachers of the body representing the teachers & presenting paper in international institutions i.e. World Bank ,EU,UNESCO, ILO,WTO,Commonwealth on Education perpective interacted with various ministries of Education & Labour in countries where Trade rights are violated.
Political Career:
Past: Azoso activist late 70's to early 80's National Education Union of South Africa, NEUSA,(1995-1990 ) General Secretary(1989) Assistant General Secretary of SADTU,having led of Progressive teachers group to form SADTU General Secretary of SADTU (1995-2009) Member of Executive of Education International( World Teacher body representibg thr African continent President of world teachers of the body representing the teachers & presenting paper in international institutions i.e. World Bank ,EU,UNESCO, ILO,WTO,Commonwealth on Education perpective interacted with various ministries of Education & Labour in countries where Trade rights are violated.
Membership:
  Mr Nxesi was a teacher at Ikusasa Senior Secondary School from 1985 to 1990, during which time he was also the head of the social sciences department. He has also served as Assistant Secretary-General and Secretary-General of the South African Democratic Teacher's Union from 1990 to 1994, and for a second term from 1994 to 2010 respectively. During the apartheid years he became involved in politics from a young age and was expelled from school several times for involvement in political activities. Mr Nxesi has also served as president of Education International and secretary of the National Education Union of South Africa. Prior to his appointment as Minister of Public Works of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Nxesi was Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform of the Republic of South Africa from November 2010 to 24 October 2011.
Education: Mr Nxesi holds a BA degree from the University of Fort Hare obtained in 1983; a Bachelor of Education from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Higher Diploma in Education from the University of South Africa.

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