Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development
Angela Thokozile Didiza is currently a Member of Parliament (MP), serving as Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development in the sixth administration under the leadership of President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa.
She has recently been elected as the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Ministerial Specialised Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in 2007, and a Masters Degree in Tertiary Education Management from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2008.
1994–1999: Served as the first woman Deputy Minister of Agriculture during the late President Nelson Mandela’s tenure.
1999–2004: Appointed as Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs.
2004–2006: Continued in the same portfolio as Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs—it was during this term of office that Didiza convened the National Land Summit in 2005 involving a wide range of stakeholders to reflect on South Africa’s land reform policies.
2006–2008: Honourable Didiza was appointed as the Minister of Public Works.
Other career positions and activities
Honourable Didiza was re-elected as a Member of Parliament in the fifth administration and appointed as the House Chairperson: Internal Arrangements.
In 2016, she was elected as the Chairperson of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Africa Region.
Prior to becoming an MP, Minister Didiza worked in a number of organisations in various capacities such as:
– Legal Secretary at Mafika Mbuli.
– Programme Officer at Diakonia.
– 1989–1992: Youth Co-ordinator of South African Council of Young Women Christian Association (YWCA).
– 1992–1994: Secretary-General of the Women’s National Coalition that produced the Women’s Charter for Effective Equality; which was tabled in the first Parliament of South Africa.
– 2005: Young Global Leader named by the World Economic Foundation.
– 2011–2014: Project Consultant at the University of South Africa responsible for the establishment of the Archie Mafeje Research Institute on Applied Social Policy.
Minister Didiza serves on the board of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation and Ohlange Institute.
She has served as a member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Working Committee (NWC) of the African National Congress from 1997–2007 and was re-elected in 2012 to date.
Deputy Minister Of Land Reform & Rural Development
Mcebisi Skwatsha is currently a Member of Parliament (MP) and serves as a Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development in the sixth administration under the leadership of President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa.
He earned an Honours in Leadership and Governance, and a Post Graduate Diploma with a Degree.
Other career positions and activities
He is a former ANC secretary and Chairperson in the Western Cape.
Past Committee Membership
To pursue the goals of the national democratic revolution, to liberate black people in general and Africans in particular.
Deputy Minister Of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development
Rosemary Nokuzola Capa is currently a Member of Parliament (MP), serving as Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development in the sixth administration under the leadership of President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa.
She holds a Masters (Health Science) Hawksbury – Sydney
Other career positions and activities
Following the general election of 8 May 2019, Ms Capa returned to parliament on 22 May 2019. On 29 May 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed her Deputy Minister of Small Business Development. She was sworn in the next day.
Past Committee Membership
Chair – PC on Social Dev
The country must be integrated and peaceful. Wish for stability, unity, economic viability and equality for everyone.
Motlatso Maloka started working as a Candidate Valuer in 1995 at the City of Johannesburg, and was later promoted to the position of Manager in Valuations, which coincided with the promulgation of the Municipal Rates Act. She worked for CoJ for 17 years.
She then joined the then Department of Rural Development and Land Reform as a Director in 2012 at the time when the Property Valuation Act was enacted and promulgated to effect the establishment of the Office of the Valuer-General. She was then transferred to the OVG as a Senior Manager to assist with the establishment of the entity. She was subsequently appointed into an acting role of the Acting Valuer-General in 2019.
Motlatso Maloka is a Professional Registered Valuer with the SACPVP. She is also a member of the South African Institute of Valuations (SAIV) wherein she has served as a Committee Member from 2011 to date. Motlatso holds a National Diploma in real Estate from Unisa (University of South Africa) and a BSc[Hons] in Real Estate from UCEM (University College of Estate Management).
Ms. Maloka is currently studying MBA at Henley Business School.
Senior Manager: Internal Audit
Vivian Selauli is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with an overall audit experience of 17 years, of which 6 years was spent at a senior management level as a Chief Audit Executive (CAE).
Her experience comprises of public sector auditing, risk management and compliance. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Internal Auditing.
Acting Chief Operating Officer
Thapelo Motsoeneng MCIPS
Thapelo Motsoeneng has been employed in the Public Sector for the past 25 years. He is an experienced professional who has spent the past 18 years in Senior Management and Executive roles in the areas of Operations, Strategy Development and Execution, Programme Management, Supply Chain Management (including Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics, Asset Management, Facilities Management), Cash Management and Finance.
At the OVG, as the Acting Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Motsoeneng reports directly to the Valuer-General who is the Accounting Authority of the OVG. He is responsible for Operations, Strategy
Development and Execution, Programme Management, Information Communications Technology, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Human Capital Services and Communications.
He is a full member (MCIPS) of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) who holds a Secondary Education Diploma (Cum Laude), a Bachelor of Commerce (Bcom) degree, both from Vista University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is currently a candidate for a Master of Management in the field of Digital Business (MMDB) at the University of Witwatersrand.
Tiny Dlamini started her property valuation career in 2003 as a candidate with the City of Johannesburg and later moved on to the National Department of Public Works as a Deputy Director (Valuation services), then The Office of the Valuer-General as a Senior Manager: Valuations.
She is a registered Professional Valuer with the SACPVP and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Property Development and Management and a National Diploma in Real Estate.
Ms. Masape Thomas is a registered Professional Valuer with over 16 years’ experience in valuations, with 7 years in the Public sector and 6 years in the private sector. Furthermore, she has a Post Graduate Diploma in Property Development and Management (WITS). She has an extensive experience in undertaking property valuations of various properties – Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Residential and Specialized properties for Land Reform, Disposal and Acquisition purposes.
She is a former member of the Valuation Appeals Board for the Department of Co-Operative Governance focusing on the Johannesburg Local Municipality and Limpopo Municipality in terms of Section 52 of the Municipal Property Rate Act.
Ms Thomas was later appointed as an assessor for the South African Council of Property Valuers Profession’s (SACPVP) Disciplinary Committee in terms of section 28 of the Property Valuers Code of Conduct and the Property Valuers Act 17 of 2014.
She joined the Office of the Valuer-General as a Manager: Valuations where she leads and manages the Valuation Business Unit in accordance with good governance principles; and oversees valuation processes, systems and policies, and later appointed in the current acting role of Senior Manager: Valuations.
Malefane Coangae is a Supply Chain Management professional with 21 years’ experience specialising in procurement in the public sector. He went through the ranks at various levels of responsibility in government procurement and has been a Senior Manager in Supply Chain Management specialising in Demand and Acquisition management for a period of six years.
He worked at various government departments and state organs, including Free State Tender Board, Free State Department of Tourism, Environmental and Economic Affairs, Free State Provincial Treasury, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and later joined the Office of the Valuer General.
Kabelo Moatshe is the Senior Manager responsible for Strategic Planning and Research, Enterprise Risk Management as well as ICT. He holds a Post Graduate qualification in ICT Studies, Internal Audit Technician Certification, and certificates in ICT Internal Audit, Project Management, and Risk Management.
He has an extensive experience spanning over 18 years in the Public Sector, of which 9 are at senior management level in Risk Management and ICT roles. Mr Moatshe has high interest in the pursuit of developing strategies that integrate business and technology.
Tumelo Mokale is a Finance professional with over 12 years audit and accounting experience, of which 3 years are at senior management level as a Senior Manager Finance.
He has extensive experience in public sector financial and management accounting, auditing, risk management and compliance. He has a BCom accounting.
Refilwe Noge is the Senior Manager Human Capital Services, responsible for the human resource value chain. She possesses Post graduate qualification in Human Resources Management studies.
She is a human resource professional with over 20 years’ extensive experience in the public sector HRM. She is full member of South African Board for People Practice (SABPP), and is currently, a candidate for Master in Commerce at Mancosa.
Tshenolo Masoleng holds post graduate qualifications in Public Management and Business Administration. Tshenolo has extensive experience (over 15 years) in both Public and Private Sector having implemented various process re-engineering projects in Government, Retail, Energy and Minerals sectors.
Tshenolo has been involved in various strategy enablement projects (transversal) that cuts across business processes, people and systems with the responsibility of ensuring projects are implemented in line with a defined project methodology and that all systems projects do undergo the necessary systems development lifecycle.