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Release Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 11:10 AM
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By Ashley Bayton
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September 2, 2011      
South African Minister to Visit Howard Middle School

Naledi Pandor

WASHINGTON –South African Minister for Science and Technology Naledi Pandor will visit the Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)2 on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Minister Pandor has played a leading role in South African politics and education policy planning and reform. Prior to her appointment as Minister of Science and Technology in 2009, she served as South Africa’s Minister of Education.

She has amassed impressive experience in public office. Pandor was elected to the African National Congress in 1994. She has served as deputy chief whip of the African National Congress and chairperson of the National Council of Provinces. She was the first woman chancellor of the Cape Technikon which later merged with Peninsula Technikon in 2005 to form the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town.

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