M. J. Mahlangu

Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu (born 8 October 1952) is a South African politician and diplomat. He was active in the Bantustan politics of Apartheid-era South Africa, serving as a parliamentarian in the former Lebowa homeland. He is currently a member of the African National Congress, and served as the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces from 2004–2014,[1] and a member of the Pan-African Parliament.

Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu
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South African Ambassador to the United States
Assumed office
23 February 2015
PresidentJacob Zuma
Cyril Ramaphosa
Preceded byEbrahim Rasool
Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces
In office
21 November 2004 – 21 May 2014
PresidentThabo Mbeki
Preceded byJoyce Kgoali
Succeeded byThandi Modise
Personal details
Born
Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu

(1952-10-08) 8 October 1952 (age 67)
Political partyAfrican National Congress
Spouse(s)Nomaswazi Christina Mahlangu
Alma materDamelin

Since February 23, 2015 he is the South African Ambassador to the United States.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Five premiers to be female". The Independent. 1 May 2009. Retrieved 24 November 2009.
  2. ^ United States Department of State

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