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Mendi Msimang (8 December 1928–3 December 2018)[1] was the treasurer of the African National Congress from 1997 until 2012.[2]


From 1995 to 1998 he served as High Commissioner in London, England. He was married to former Minister of Health, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, until her death in 2009.[2] Msimang had been a member of the ANC Youth League and served as secretary to Walter Sisulu.[3] He acted as the ANC's London representative in the 1960s.[4]


  1. ^ Former ANC treasurer Mendi Msimang dies
  2. ^ a b Calland, Richard (2006) Anatomy of South Africa: Who Holds the Power Today?, Zebra Press, ISBN 978-1-86872-903-6, p. 288
  3. ^ Sisulu, Elinor (2003) Walter & Albertina Sisulu: In Our Lifetime, David Philip, ISBN 978-0-86486-639-4, p. 172
  4. ^ Papenfus, Theresa (ed.) (2004) The Road to Democracy in South Africa Volume 1: 1960-1970, Zebra Press, ISBN 978-1-86872-906-7, p. 14