The country’s Minister of Tourism is not daunted by the heat of a contested portfolio. She is empowered and ready to lead. In this Women's Month, Briefly.co.za has decided to celebrate the Mbokodo with 6 quick facts.
She grew up in an impoverished household in Meadowlands, Soweto. Her mother was a domestic worker and they lived in a shack. She fell pregnant as a teenager at age 17.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Johannesburg and a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management from Damelin College. She also has a Masters Degree in Public and Development Management from the University of the Witwatersrand and completed a Programme for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.
3. Favourite travel destination in South Africa
Mangwanani Riverside Spa: She says that it is a serene environment and perfect for a retreat.
4. Favourite travel destination in Africa
Her choice is Zambia. She loves goat meat and sandza (pap) and enjoys the views of Victoria Falls.
5. Three essential items she takes on a trip
"A book, my cellphone and my Converse sneakers."
6. Previous positions
Ms Kubayi-Ngubane was the Minister of Energy of from 31 March to 16 October 2017. She was the Minister of Communications from 17 October 2017 to 26 February 2018.
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