Baleka Mbete

Speaker for the National Assembly of South Africa

Born 1949-9-24 in Transvaal,

Baleka Mbete is Speaker for the National Assembly and Chairperson of the African National Congress. She also serves as a member of Parliament and is a member of the Constitutional Assembly. She previously served as the Deputy President of South Africa.


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Associate (Bronze)
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Newsmaker
Philanthropist (Bronze)

CURRENT POSITIONS

Speaker | Government of South Africa | National Assembly

May 2014 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

National Chairperson | African National Congress

2007 - present

Social Development and Community Services

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Deputy President | Government of South Africa

2008 - 2009

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Speaker | Parliament of South Africa | National Assembly

2004 - 2008

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Deputy Speaker | Parliament of South Africa | National Airways Corporation (Pty) Ltd

1996 - 2004

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Member President Panel | Truth and Reconciliation Commission

1995

Social Development and Community Services

National Spokesperson | Elections Press Centre | African National Congress

1994 - 1994

Social Development and Community Services

Secretary General | Women's League | African National Congress

1991 - 1993

Social Development and Community Services

Administrative Secretary | National Executive Committee | African National Congress

1987 - 1990

Social Development and Community Services

Active Member | Underground Structures | African National Congress

1983 - 1986

Social Development and Community Services

Public Relations Officer | African National Congress

1981 - 1983

Social Development and Community Services

Regional Secretary | Women's League | African National Congress

1978 - 1981

Teacher | Mater Dolorosa High School

1976 - 1977

Academia, Education and Training

Teacher | Isibonelo High School

1974 - 1975

Academia, Education and Training

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

TERTIARY EDUCATION

Lovedale Teachers College

Awarded in 1973

Certificate of Teaching

University of Cape Town

Awarded in 1998

Post Graduate Certificate Framework for Governance

University of Cape Town

Awarded in 1999

Post Graduate Certificate Basic Principles of Pub International Law

University of Cape Town

Awarded in 2000

Post Graduate Certificate International Humanitarian & Human Rights Law

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