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Thabang Makwetla

Succeeded by  Kebby Maphatsoe
Nationality  South Africa

Name  Thabang Makwetla
Party  African National Congress
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Born  18 May 1957 (age 58) (1957-05-18)
Political party  African National Congress
Role  South African Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
Office  South African Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans since 2009
Similar People  Jacob Zuma, David Mabuza, Oliver Tambo, Nkosazana Dlamini‑Zuma, Nelson Mandela

Defence minister thabang makwetla and sandf chief general solly shoke visited soldiers


Thabang Samson Phathakge Makwetla (born 18 May 1957) is the current Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services in South Africa with special responsibility for Correctional Services, former Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans and former Premier of Mpumalanga. He is a member of the African National Congress (ANC). Inside of the ANC, he is a supporter of former South African President Thabo Mbeki. As a consequence of this support and Jacob Zuma's election as ANC President at the 2007 party conference, Makwetla will lose his position of regional chairperson of Mpumalanga.

Thabang Makwetla Health Cards Issued To Veterans in Mpumalanga

Exile

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Makwetla joined the South African Students Movement in 1974 and went into exile in 1976, joining the ANC's military wing Umkhonto we Sizwe in the same year. While in exile, he lived in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho and Zambia. Besides receiving an education abroad, Makwetla served the South African Communist Party in the Botswana region from 1986 to 1988.

Education

Thabang Makwetla profile

Makwetla graduated from Mmabathoana High School in Lesotho in 1977 and later from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia.



References

Thabang Makwetla Wikipedia


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