9 September 2017
The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) welcomes the decision of the African National Congress (ANC) to deploy Cde Dr Nkosazana to the National Assembly as Member of Parliament (MP).
Cde Nkosazana is not new to Parliament. She served as an MP from 1994 till 2012. She served in Cabinet as Minister of Health from 1994 to 1999, Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1999 to 2009 and Minister of Home Affairs 2009 to 2012 before serving as the Chair of African Union Commission from 15 October 2012 to 30 January 2017. She is bringing in a wealth of experience into the legislature and ANC Caucus in parliament . The ANCWL is confident that Cde Dr Nkosazana will contribute immensely in making laws that will improve the lives of the people and eradicate the scourge of inequality, unemployment and poverty.
The ANCWL congratulates her on this deployment and wish her all the best.
ANCWL Secretary General
Cde Toko Xasa
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