Appointed as Deputy
Minister of Health from 25
May 2014, Appointed as
Deputy Minister of Arts and
Culture from 1 November
2010, Appointed as Deputy
Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform on 11
May 2009 Sworn in as Member of Parliament for the ANC
first week of May 2009.
Head of the ANC Presidency responsible for coordinating
the off ice of the President, Deputy President and National
Chairperson during election campaign from November
2008 to 30 April 2009. Elected to the National Executive
Committee of the ANC in December 2007, Former Director-
General 2010 FIFA World Cup Government Coordinating
Unit 2005-2008 CEO of the S.A. Sports Commission which
was the overall coordination and regulator of all Sports
Federations from 2000-2005.
The Sports Commission paved the way for the current S.A.
Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee –SASCOC.
Member of Provincial Executive Committee of ANC in
Limpopo Province 1991-2001, Before unbanning of ANC
in 1990 served in leadership positions in various mass
democratic movement structures including in the NEC of
the United Democratic Front MEC Education, Sports and
Culture in Limpopo Province 1997-2000.
First MEC for Health and Social Development in Limpopo
Province from 1994-1997, Qualified as a Medical
Practitioner MBCHB 1983 University of Natal and practised
in various hospitals in KZN, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and
Limpopo till April 1994.