David Dabede Mabuza

National Assembly

Formerly: Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature

David Dabede Mabuza

About David Dabede Mabuza

Born 25 August 1960, Mr Mabuza is the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa having been first elected so on 26 February 2018 and sworn in again on 28 May 2019.

Prior to this, Mr Mabuza served as Premier of Mpumalanga

Mr Mabuza matriculated at Khumbula High School and studied at the Mngwenya College of Education and later at the University of South Africa. He earned a certificate in education and BA in the respective institutions.

Mr Mabuza was secretary of the Azania Student Organisation (AZASO) from 1984 to 1985, chairperson of NEUSA from 1986 to 1988, treasurer of FEP from 1986 to 1990, a co-ordinator of NECC from 1987 to 1989, and chairperson of the South African Democratic Teachers Union from 1988 to 1991. He taught at KaNgwane Department of Education from 1986 to 1988 and he was a Principal of Lungisani Secondary School from 1989 to 1993.

Mr Mabuza served as a Member of Executive Council (MEC) for Education in Mpumalanga from 1994 to 1998, as a regional Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1994 to 1998, member of the Provincial Executive Committee of ANC from 1998 to 2006, MEC for Housing from 1999 to 2001, member of the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature from 1999 to 2001, member of Parliament from 2001 to 2004 and as a member of the Mpumalanga Legislature from 2004 to 2007. Mr Mabuza served as Deputy Chairperson of the ANC Mpumalanga Province in 2005, MEC for Road and Transport from 2007 to 2008, chairperson of the ANC Mpumalanga in 2008 and MEC for Agriculture and Land Administration from 2008 to 6 May 2009. He also served as leader of government business in the Mpumalanga Legislature in 2007.

On 18 December 2017, Mr Mabuza was elected Deputy President of the ANC



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