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5 South african politicians who are Tsongas

Tito Mboweni

Former minister of Finance was born on 16 March 1959 in Tzaneen Limpopo then Transvaal province. He studied at University of the North where he registered for a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He did not complete his studies there and left South Africa to go into exile in 1980. While in exile in Lesotho, Mboweni joined the African National Congress (ANC).

Ronald Lamola

The south African lawyer, politician and minister of Justice and Correctional Services was born on 21 November 1983 in the town of Bushbuckridge. He joined the ANC Youth League at the age of thirteen in 1996. In 2000, he matriculated from Mchacka High School. Then enrolled for a law degree at the University of Venda. During his time at the university, he was President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) and Chairperson of the South African Students Congress in Limpopo.

Johanna Maluleke

The pretoria born MP says she became involved in politics back in 1984 when she was still a student. Today she serves as the ANC Whip on the Water and Sanitation Portfolio Committee.

Hlomane Patrick Chauke

Hlomane Patrick Chauke is the North West ANC co-ordinator for the ANC Interim Provincial Committee. He previously served as in the North West Provincial Legislature and Parliament in the National Assembly.

Floyd Xivambu

Shivambu was born in the rural village of Mahonisi, Malamulele town in the Limpopo province South Africa. He was one of seven children. He grew up in a house without running water nor electricity. His parents earned a living as informal traders selling hand made duvets and pillowcases in nearby towns. He is now the Deputy President and lieutenant commander-in-chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters.


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