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Deputy Minister DPE Gratitude Magwanishe.jpgCurrent Positions

Mr Bulelani Gratitude Magwanishe is the Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises from 12 June 2012 and he has served as a member of Parliament since 1999.

Academic Qualifications

Mr Magwanishe holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the regent Business School in 2006; a Bachelor of Science in Jurisprudence degree in 2001 and a Certificate on Strategic Leadership Programme from the WITS Business School in 2003. He is currently studying towards a Doctrate in Business Administration.


Career/Positions/Memberships/Other Activities

Mr Magwanishe served as a Chairperson of Joe Slovo (Tsakane) Youth and as B.E.C. member responsible for religious affairs in 1990. He was a member of the Governance Committee in the Ekurhuleni Region in 2005 and served as a member of various committees and ad-hoc committees during the period 1999 to 2004.

He has also served as Whip in various committees and as Cluster Whip for Justice and Constitutional Development; Defence; Home Affairs; Foreign Affairs; Safety and Security; Correctional Services and Intelligence from 2004 to 2009 and as Deputy Chief Whip of the Ruling Party in the National Assembly from October 2008 until his re-deployment as a Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises in 2012.