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Rooyen, David van (Minister)
 
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Position: Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
 
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Email: Ministry@cogta.gov.za
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Street Address: 120 Plein Street
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Parliamentary Career
Current: Mr David van Rooyen is the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs of the Republic of South Africa from 14 December 2015. He is a member of the African National Congress (ANC) and a Member of Parliament since 2009.
Political Career:
Membership:
  Mr van Rooyen is a former Umkhonto we Sizwe operative between 1986- 1989 and a former Umkhonto we Sizwe soldier from 1989-1994. He has held the following leadership positions in the ANC from 1994 to 2007:- He was a NUM Member (1988-1989); He became an ANCYL Branch leader (1994-1996); He served as an ANCYL Regional Leader (1996-2003); He was an ANC Branch Leader (1994-1997) Mr Van Rooyen was an ANC Regional Leader (1997-2007) He was appointed ANC Provincial leader (2007-2009). He served as an executive mayor of Merafong Municipality between 2003-2009 and a North West provincial chairperson of the South African Local Government Association between 2007-2009. He is the former whip of the economic transformation cluster between 2009-2014 and former whip of the standing committee on finance from 2014-2015. He served as the Minister of Finance of the Republic of South Africa from 10 -13 December 2015.
Education: Mr David van Rooyen has an advanced Business Management Diploma(2000-2004), a Diploma in Municipal Governance (2002-2003), a certificate in Municipal Governance (2004-2005), a certificate in Councillor Development(2005-2006), a certificate in Economic and Public Finance (2007-2008), and a Masters Degree in Public Development and Management from Wits University(2006-2009). A Masters of Science in Finance (Economic Policy) from University of London (2011 - 2014) and a Certificate in Investment and Portfolio Management (2014-2015).

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