Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Bavelile Hlongwa dies

File: Bavelile Hlongwa, who was appointed to her position in May, was deputy chairperson of the NYDA and an NEC member of the now-defunct ANCYL.

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JOHANNESBURG - Deputy Mineral Resources and Energy minister Bavelile Hlongwa has died in a car crash.

Details surrounding the accident are still unknown.

Hlongwa, who was appointed to her position in May, was deputy chairperson of the NYDA and an NEC member of the now-defunct ANCYL.

She has also been outspoken about the leadership of the ANC Women's League.

Last year, she called them the, Old Guard, saying it's time for them to step aside and let young women lead.

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eNCA