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 Ministry

The President of South Africa, the Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Mr Derek Hanekom and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Ms Elizabeth Thabethe. The core mandate of the Department of Touris​m is to create conditions for the sustainable growth and development of tourism in South Africa.​

Minister
Derek Hanekom
Minister Derek Hanekom
     Minister Profile     

        D​eputy Minister        Elizabeth Thabethe ​​
                       Deputy Minister Profile​​  


 Office of the Minister

Chief of Staff: Ms Nurunessa Moolla
Pretoria
​​Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6780
Cellphone: +27 (0) 82 944 0008
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Director: Administration: Mr Sharief Starke
Pretoria
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6780
Cellphone: +27 (0) 79 393 9596
pnaidoo@tourism.gov.za
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Mr Blessing Manale
Chief Director: Communications (Departmental Spokesperson)
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6607
Cellphone: +27 (0) 66 487 8867
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Parliamentary Liaison: Ms Melanie Titus
Pretoria
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6780
Cellphone: +27 (0) 83 215 9753
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Private Secretary: Ms Tshegofatso Masoga
Pretoria
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6775
Cellphone: +27 (0) 82 767 0299
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Assistant Private Secretary: Ms Langakazi Tiba
Pretoria
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 4446776

 Office of the Deputy Minister

Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister: Ms Landela Matoti
Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6764
Cell: +27 (0) 71 361 0129
Email: lmatoti@tourism.gov.za​
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Director: Office of the Deputy Minister: Ms Ruth Masokoane
Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6763
Cell: +27 (0) 82 967 9880
Email: rmasakoane@tourism.gov.za
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Mr Blessing Manale
Chief Director: Communications (Departmental Spokesperson)
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6607
Cellphone: +27 (0) 66 487 8867