Statement on hospitilisation of Minister Edna Molewa

14 September 2018


Environmental Affairs Minister, Dr Edna Molewa, was admitted to hospital on Saturday, 8 September 2018.  The Minister is receiving good medical care and is in a stable condition.  The family has requested privacy during this period.

The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Barbara Thomson, the Director-General of the Department, Mrs Nosipho Ngcaba, and the DEA staff wish the Minister a speedy recovery.

The Minister of Tourism, Mr Derek Hanekom, is acting Environmental Affairs Minister.

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