World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Mosibudi Mangena

Article Id: WHEBN0004288324
Reproduction Date:

Title: Mosibudi Mangena  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Ngconde Balfour, Brigitte Mabandla, Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, Makhenkesi Stofile, Lulama Xingwana
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Mosibudi Mangena

Mosibudi Mangena
Minister of Science and Technology
In office
29 April 2004 – 10 May 2009
Preceded by Ben Ngubane
Succeeded by Naledi Pandor
President of the Azanian People's Organisation
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1947-08-07) 7 August 1947
Tzaneen, Transvaal Province

Mosibudi Mangena (born 7 August 1947 in Minister of Science and Technology (29 April 2004 - 10 May 2009).[2]

He was born in University of Zululand in 1971. Moving back to Pretoria, he became chairperson of the SASO Pretoria branch in 1972. He chaired the Botswana region of the Black Consciousness Movement of Azania (BCMA) in 1981 and the BCMA central committee from 1982 to 1994. He is also the former commander in chief of the Azanian National Liberation Army (AZANLA), the former armed wing of AZAPO.

Mangena returned from exile in 1994 and became leader of AZAPO. He was appointed as Deputy Minister of Education in South Africa by President Thabo Mbeki in 2001, and he became Minister of Science and Technology in 2004.

After the resignation of Thabo Mbeki as President of South Africa in September 2008, AZAPO announced that they withdrew Mosibudi from his ministerial position.


  1. ^
  2. ^

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.