Membathisi Mdladlana


Membathisi Mdladlana
Membathisi Mphumzi Shepherd Mdladlana
Minister of Labour
Incumbent
Assumed office
1998
Personal details
Born 12 May 1952 (1952-05-12) (age 59)
Keiskammahoek
Nationality South Africa
Political party ANC
Alma mater University of South Africa
Occupation Politician
Profession Teacher

Membathisi Mdladlana (born 12 May 1952 in Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape) is a South African politician. He has been the Minister of Labour of South Africa since appointment by Nelson Mandela in 1998. A teacher by training, Mdladlana earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Africa in 1997 in education and the IsiXhosa language. From 1972-981, Mdladlana was a teacher at Vukukhanye Primary School in Gugulethu, a township outside of Cape Town. From 1982-1994, he was the principal of Andile Primary School in Crossroads, Cape Town. In 1994, the Eastern Cape native was elected to the first multi-racial parliament in South African history with the African National Congress. In 1998, President Nelson Mandela appointed him to the position of Minister of Labour. He has served under four Presidents; Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe.[1] and Jacob Zuma.

References

  1. ^ Membathisis Mdladlana at Whos Who SA



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