Who was Jessie Duarte and what was her cause of death?

An African National Congress deputy secretary-general and politician, Jessie Duarte served as a South African politician.

Prior to becoming Deputy Secretary-General of the ANC in 2012, she served as Nelson Mandela’s special assistant and spokesperson.

What Caused the Death of Jessie Duarte?

Jessie Duarte received a sick leave from the African National Congress in 2022, and she missed out on six months of her political responsibilities at that time.

After erroneous reports that Duarte had passed away owing to her absence from public party activities surfaced in the media on April 24, 2022, Duarte confessed that she had been battling cancer and was not dead  Duarte finally passed away on July 17, 2022, from cancer.

Duarte died early on Sunday, according to a family representative, Zane Dangor, who also noted that she had heroically battled the illness before ultimately succumbing to it.

Jessie Duarte Age, Family, and Early Life

Jessie Duarte was born on September 19, 1953, in Gauteng, South Africa, and she was 68 years old at the time of her death. She is a South African citizen.

jessie duarte family

She has a sister name Achmat except that no information regarding her parents or family is available as a result we will update this section as soon as we get to know about them from a relevant source.

Jessie Duarte Career, What was her profession?

Jessie Duarte began her work as a management accountant before being hired by Albertina Sisulu in 1979 to establish women’s organizations across South Africa. She worked as the Federation of Transvaal Women’s secretary two years later, in 1981. Later, she was chosen to serve on the Interim Leadership Core of the ANC and elected to the Transvaal Provincial Executive Council.

After working as a personal assistant to former presidents Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu, she was chosen in 1994 to serve as the Member of the Executive Council for Safety and Security in Gauteng.

Duarte served as South Africa’s ambassador to Mozambique from 1999 to 2003 after being chosen for the role. During the 53rd National Conference of the African National Congress, which was held in Mangaung, she was chosen to serve as its deputy secretary-general in 2012. At the ANC’s subsequent conference in 2022, Duarte made the announcement that she will step down as deputy secretary-general of the organization.

Which school and college did She go to?

She graduated from Coronationville Secondary School in Johannesburg.

Jessie Duarte Net Worth, How much does She earn?

At the time of writing, it is impossible to assess her net worth no information about her earnings has been made public.

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Jessie Duarte Husband, What about her relationship?

She was married to  John Duarte but they divorced in 2001. They both shared two children together.

Was She available on any social media platforms?

She was available on Twitter with 62.8K+ followers.

Physical Appearance of Jessie Duarte’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourBrown
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Jessie Duarte’s should be known

NationalitySouth Africa
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Net WorthN / A
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedDivorced
Current SpouseJohn Duarte ( Ex)

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