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Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe (born 18 February 1953), is currently South Africa's Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development. He was born in Cato Manor, and lived there until 1958 when his family was forcibly removed to KwaMashu. He is seen here being married by Bishop Desmond Tutu to Bridgette Radebe, South Africa's first black female mining entrepreneur and sister of Patrice Motsepe. He studied towards a law degree at the University of Zululand, and finished an LLM in International Law at the Karl Marx University, Leipzig in 1981.