After serving from 2009 until 2014 as South African Minister of Financing, this high-ranking African Country wide Congress (ANC) party member took office as his country’s Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Previously in his profession, he had offered as Commissioner from the South African Income Service. After their studies at the University or college of Durban-Westville, he offered through the early 1990s as Chairman from the Convention for any Democratic South Africa. He offered within the South African Parliament from 1994 until 1998 and helped his nation transition towards the post-apartheid period. He was created in the town of Durban, South Africa (within the KwaZulu-Natal province). He was appointed to the positioning of Minister of Financing by South African Chief executive Jacob Zuma.