Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, South Africa

Lindiwe Zulu

Minister of Social Development, South Africa

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Expertise on: Social Protection
H.E. Lindiwe Zulu serves as South Africa's Minister of Social Development, with a rich background in politics and communication. A key member of the ANC's National Executive Committee and chair of its International Relations Subcommittee, she joined the ANC post-1976 student uprisings. With numerous roles in communication within the ANC, including spokesperson for South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994, she transitioned into politics, serving in various capacities including Gauteng Legislature Deputy Speaker, Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and South African Ambassador to Brazil. Before her current role, she was the Minister of Small Business Development and has a strong focus on advocating for the rights of vulnerable groups. Read more