Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Founder and Leader of Inkatha Freedom Party

Born 1928-8-27

Mangosuthu Buthelezi is the Leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party. He is also a Chairman of the Buthelezi Tribal Authority and of the Mashonangashoni Regional Authority. Buthelezi is a Member of Parliament for the Inkatha Freedom Party, the National Assembly and the South African Government of National Unity.


STATUS

BADGES

Pioneer
Allrounder
Celebrity
Workaholic
Associate (Silver)
Complete
Veteran
Philanthropist (Silver)
Newsmaker
Leader
Achiever

CURRENT POSITIONS

Chairman | Buthelezi Tribal Authority

1975 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Founder and Leader | Inkatha yeNkululeko ye Sizwe

1975 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Founder and Leader | Inkatha Freedom Party

1975 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chairman | Mashonangashoni Regional Authority

1968 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chief | Buthelezi Tribe

1957 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Founder | South African Black Alliance

1957 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Member of Parliment | Inkatha Freedom Party | National Assembly

1957 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Initiator | Enquiry into Social, Economic and Political Justice | Buthelezi Commission

1957 - present

Social Development and Community Services

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Member of Parliament | Inkatha Freedom Party | Government of South Africa

1994 - 2009

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Minister of State | Department of Home Affairs | Government of South Africa

1994 - 2004

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chancellor | University of Zululand

1979 - 2001

Academia, Education and Training

Chief Minister | KwaZulu Legislative Assembly

1976 - 1994

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chief Executive Councillor | KwaZulu Legislative Assembly

1972 - 1976

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chief Executive Councillor | KwaZulu Legislative Assembly

1972 - 1976

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chancellor | Institute for Industrial Education

1971 - 1977

Academia, Education and Training

Chief Executive Officer | Zulu Territorial Authority

1970 - 1972

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Acting Chief | Buthelezi Tribe

1953 - 1957

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Clerk | Cowley & Cowley

1952 - 1952

Clerk | Bantu Administration Board

1951 - 1952

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Adams College, Amanzimtoti, South Africa (1947)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

University of Cape Town

Awarded in 1978

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Awarded in 1985

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Boston University

Awarded in 1986

Honorary Doctor of Laws

City University Los Angeles

Awarded in 1989

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

University of Fort Hare

Awarded in 1950

Bachelor of Arts

University of Zululand

Awarded in 1976

Honorary Doctor of Laws

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