Home  | 

Yunus Carrim

South Africa

Deputy Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs

More by user: aismail
Created: 13th May 2009
Modified: 13th May 2009
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government of South Africa
Deputy Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Yunus Carrim
(At a Glance)
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Current Positions

    * Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs since 11 May 2009.

Academic Qualifications

    * International Diploma in Journalism from Darlington College of Technology in England.
    * Bachelor of Arts Honours and Masters in Sociology from the University of Warwick in England.

Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities

    * Organiser of Anti-Apartheid Republic Day Festival demonstrations at school (1971).
    * Chairperson of NationalYouth Action in Pietermaritzburg (1972 to 1973).
    * Detained withount trial for organising demonstrations against Soweto Massacre at University of Durban-Westville (August to December 1976) .
    * Member of the Executive Committee of Natal Indian Congress.
    * Member of the Executive Council of the United Democratic Front in Pietermaritzburg (UDF).
    * Secretary of the Pietermaritzburg Combined Ratepayers and Residents Association (1986 to 1990).
    * Senior Lecturer in Sociology from the University of Natal.
    * Member of the Branch and Regional structures of the African National Congress (ANC).
    * Member of the Branch Central Committee and Politburo of the South Afruican Communist Party (SACP).

Positions in Parliament

    * Chairperson of the Membership of Legislatures Adhoc Committee (1997).
    * Chairperson of the Provincial and Local Government Portfolio Committee (March 1998 to June 2004).
    * Chaiperson of the Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee since June 2004.
    * Member of the Reconstruction and Development Committee in Parliament.

Source: GCIS

Other Posts from myAfrica

South Africa, Campsite
Dance, South Africa
South Africa, Hiking, Wildlife
Other, South Africa, Entertainment

More People

South Africa, Cameroon, Film
Government, South Africa
Uganda, Government
Government, South Africa
Zimbabwe, South Africa