Currently alive, at 66 years of age.
1949 – She was born on the 27th day of January this year.
1967 – She received her secondary education at Amanzimtoti Training College.
1971 – She began her tertiary studies 1971 at the University of Zululand.
1976 – She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and left the country.
1970 – She became active in underground African National Congress (ANC) activities while serving as the Deputy President of the South African Student Organization.
1978 – She completed her MB at the University of Bristol.
1992 – During the Convention for a Democratic South Africa, she was part of the Gender Advisory Committee.
1994 –During the era of former State President Nelson Mandela, she was appointed as the Minister of Health.
1999 – She was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs.