David Mabuza

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The Honourable
David Mabuza
4th Premier of Mpumalanga
Assumed office
6 May 2009
Preceded by Thabang Makwetla
ANC National Executive Committee
Assumed office
20 December 2007
Personal details
Born David Dabede Mabuza
(1960-08-25) 25 August 1960 (age 57)
Transvaal Province, Union of South Africa
Political party African National Congress
Alma mater University of South Africa
Website Official website

David Dabede Mabuza (born 25 August 1960) is the Premier of Mpumalanga since 10 May 2009 and he has been a member of ANC National Executive Committee since 2007.[1][2] Premier Mabuza studied Education 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.[1] He matriculated at Khumbula High School.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Mr Mabuza was a secretary of the Azania Student Organisation (AZASO) from 1984 to 1985; a Chairperson of NEUSA from 1986 to 1988; a Treasurer of FEP from 1986 to 1990; a Co-ordinator of NECC from 1987 to 1989; and a Chairperson of 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.[2]

He served as a member of Executive Council (MEC) for Education from 1994 to 1998; as a regional Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1994 to 1998; a member of the Provincial Executive Committee of ANC from 1998 to 2006; MEC for Housing from 1999 to 2001; as a member of Mpumalanga Legislature from 1999 to 2001; as a member of Parliament from 2001 to 2004 and as a member of Mpumalanga Legislature from 2004 to 2007. Mr Mabuza also served as a Deputy Chairperson of the ANC Mpumalanga Province in 2005; MEC for Road and Transport from 2007 to 2008; as a Chairperson of the ANC Mpumalanga in 2008 and MEC for Agriculture and Land Administration from 2008 to 6 May 2009. He also served as a leader of Government Business in the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature in 2007.[2]


  1. ^ a b "David Mabuza". Who's who of Southern Africa. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Profile information: David Dabede Mabuza". Office of Premier. Archived from the original on 31 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.