Tina Joemat-Pettersson Cause Of Death, Bio, Age, Husband, Funeral, Net Worth

Cause Of Death, Bio, Age, Husband, Funeral, Net Worth – Born on December 18, 1963, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, full name, Tina Monica Joemat-Pettersson was a South African politician.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson Cause Of Death

The former Agriculture and energy minister died at the age of 59 on Monday, June 5, 2023, at her home in Rondebosch, Cape Town.

At the time of this writing, Tina Joemat-Pettersson's cause of death has not been made public.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson Age

Tina Joemat-Pettersson was born on December 18, 1963, in Kimberley, South Africa. She celebrated her 59th birthday in December 2022 before she died in June 2023.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson Career

Prior to becoming a politician, she worked as an educator and by 1992, she was a national representative of the South African Democratic Teachers Union.

As a member of the African National Congress, she was first elected to the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature in the 1994 general elections

After securing a spot in the provincial legislature, she was appointed as the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Education, Arts, and Culture.

She held that position until after the 1999 general elections when she was appointed MEC for only the education portfolio and by 2004, she was the MEC for Agriculture and Land Reform.

Following the 2009 general elections, Joemat-Pettersson entered the National Assembly of South Africa and was later appointed Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.

After the 2014 general elections, she became the Minister of Energy, a position she held until she was fired as a minister in a cabinet reshuffle in March 2017.

Joemat-Pettersson resigned from parliament in 2017 but returned after the 2019 national elections, becoming the chairwoman of the portfolio committee on police.

Sadly, the former agriculture and energy minister has died. Joemat-Pettersson passed away at the age of 59 on Monday, June 5, 2023, at her home in Rondebosch, Cape Town.

Her death was confirmed by the ruling party, African National Congress's chief whip, Pemmy Majodina in Parliament on Monday evening.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved comrade,” the ANC said in a statement.

Joemat-Pettersson served as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police from July 2019 until her death in June 2023.

At the time of her death, there were allegations that she had tried to solicit a bribe from suspended Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane's husband, to make the inquiry into Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office go away.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson Funeral

At the time of this report, the family was planning his final funeral arrangement and the details are yet to be finalized. We will keep you updated.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson Husband and Children

Joemat-Pettersson was married to Swedish businessman Thorvald Pettersson, who died in 2006. Together they had two sons, Austin and Terrence.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson Net Worth

As of 2023, Tina Joemat-Pettersson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.

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