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Fikile April Mbalula
Fikile April Mbalula

South Africa

Mr Fikile Mbalula was sworn in as the new Minister of Sport and Recreation (SRSA) on November 1 2010, taking over the reins from Rev. Dr. Makhenkesi Stofile, who has ably led SRSA since 2004.

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Created: 12th Nov 2010
Modified: 12th Nov 2010
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
South African Government
Minister of Sport and Recreation
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Fikile April Mbalula
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Apr/8/1971
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Current Positions

    * Minister of Sport and Recreation.
    * Deputy Minister of Police since 2009.
    * Member of the African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee since December 2009.
    * Member of Parliament since 6 May 2009.

Academic Qualifications

    * Trained in Leadership Skills by the Careers Research and Information Centre.
    * Trained by the Organisation for Appropriate Social Services in South Africa in psychotherapy as a councillor.

Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities

    * President of the Botshabelo Youth Congress (1986 - 1987).
    * Publicity Secretary for the Botshabelo Youth Congress (1987).
    * Vice-President of Botshabelo Student Congress (1987).
    * Area member of the United Democratic Front (1989).
    * Secretary of the ANC Provisional Youth Committee (1990).
    * Regional Secretary of the ANC Youth League (1991 - 1994).
    * Provincial ANCYL Secretary (1994 to 1996).
    * Secretary of the ANCYL Political Education (1996 - 1998).
    * Member of the Local Branch Executive Committee of South African Youth Congress (Sayco) (1998).
    * Affiliate member of Socialist International.
    * Co-odinator of South African Medical and Dental Association.
    * Member of Organisation of Appropriate Social Services in South Africa.
    * Secretary-General of the ANCYL (1998 - 2004).
    * President of the International Union of Socialist Youth (2004).
    * President of the ANCYL (2004 - 2008).

Source: Deputy Ministry of Police

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