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Deputy President David Mabuza
Current Positions

Mr David Dabede Mabuza was appointed as Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa on 27 February 2018. He was the Premier of Mpumalanga Provincial Government from 6 May 2009 until 26 February 2018. He has been a member of ANC National Executive Committee since 2007.

Academic Qualifications

Mr Mabuza holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of South Africa 1989; and he obtained a National Teacher's Certificate from Mngwenya College of Education in 1985. He matriculated at Khumbula High School.

Career/Positions/Memberships/Other Activities

Mr Mabuza was a secretary of the Anzania Student Organisation (AZASO) from 1984 to 1985; a Chairperson of NEUSA from 1986 to 1988; a Treasurer of FEP from 1986 to 1990; a Co-ordinator of NECC from 1987 to 1989; and a Chairperson of South African Democratic Teachers Union from 1988 to 1991.

He taught at KaNgwane Department of Education from 1986 to 1988 and he was a Principal of Lungisani Secondary School from 1989 to 1993.

Mr Mabuza served as a member of Executive Council (MEC) for Education from 1994 to 1998; as a regional Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1994 to 1998; a member of the Provincial Executive Committee of ANC from 1998 to 2006; MEC for Housing from 1999 to 2001; as a member of Mpumalanga Legislature from 1999 to 2001; as a member of Parliament from 2001 to 2004 and as a member of Mpumalanga Legislature from 2004 to 2007.

Mr Mabuza has also served as a Deputy Chairperson of the ANC Mpumalanga Province in 2005; MEC for Road and Transport from 2007 to 2008; as a Chairperson of the ANC Mpumalanga in 2008 and MEC for Agriculture and Land Administration from 2008 to 6 May 2009. He also served as a leader of Government Business in the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature in 2007.

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