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Mac Maharaj

Mac Sathyandranath Ragunanan Maharaj

Presidential Spokesperson


Born 22-04-1935

Mac Maharaj is the South African Presidential Spokesperson. He played a key role in the negotiation process to South Africa's first democratic elections, and was joint secretary in 1994 of the Transitional Executive Council. A political activist since the early 1950s, he was a member of the African National Congress' armed wing Umkhonto weSizwe. He served on the ANC National Executive Committee and was a member of the SACPs political bureau and central committee. He holds a Bachelor of Administration and a Bachelor of Arts.



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Current Position(s)

Presidential Spokesperson | Presidency | Government of South Africa
South Africa | 2011 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Deputy Chair | Clear Channel Independent (Pty) Ltd
2002 - present

Alternate Member | TEC | African National Congress

Joint Executive Secretary | Transitional Executive Council

Faculty Member | Democracy Project | Bennington College
Vermont, United States of America

Previous Position(s)

Director | FIRSTRAND LIMITED
1999 - 2003

Member | NEC | African National Congress
1997 - 2000


Commander | Operation Vula
South Africa | 1988 - 1990

Member | NEC | African National Congress
1985 - 1990

Member | Political Committee | African National Congress
1984 - 1984

Member | HQ | African National Congress
Lusaka, Zambia | 1977 - 1977


Director | DISCOVERY LTD

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Central Committee, African National Congress

Member

Political Bureau, African National Congress

Member

African National Congress

Member of Management Committee

Negotiations Committee, African National Congress

Member

Nelson Mandela Foundation

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