Angie Motshekga

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The Honourable
Matsie Angelina Motshekga
Minister of Basic Education
Assumed office
11 May 2009
President Jacob Zuma
Preceded by Naledi Pandor
Personal details
Born (1955-06-19) 19 June 1955 (age 61)
Primville, Soweto
Political party African National Congress

Angie Motshekga is a South African politician, appointed Minister of Basic Education in 2009.[1]

She has been a lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand and at the Soweto College of Education. She has also been president of the African National Congress Women's League.


She holds a Master's and a Bachelor's degree in Educational Science from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She has also acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of the North and a Higher Diploma in Education.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the appointment of the new Cabinet". South African Government Information. 2009-05-10. Archived from the original on 13 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
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