|Paul Shipokosa Mashatile|
|Treasurer General of African National Congress|
Assumed office |
18 December 2017
|Preceded by||Zweli Mkhize|
|Minister of Arts and Culture|
1 November 2010 – 25 May 2014
|Preceded by||Lulu Xingwana|
|Succeeded by||Nathi Mthethwa|
|4th Premier of Gauteng|
7 October 2008 – 6 May 2009
|Preceded by||Mbhazima Shilowa|
|Succeeded by||Nomvula Mokonyane|
21 October 1961|
|Political party||African National Congress|
|Education||no university qualification|
Paul Shipokosa Mashatile MP (born 21 October 1961, in Gerhaldsville, Pretoria).  is the former Minister of Arts and Culture in the Cabinet of South Africa. He is currently Member of the Executive Council for Human Settlements and Co-operative Governance in the Gauteng Legislature, as well as provincial chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng province and ANC Treasurer General.
As a student, Mashatile was an activist in the struggle against apartheid as a member of the Congress of South African Students, and was the co-founder and first president of the Alexandra Youth Congress. He was detained without trial from 1985-1989, and participated in a nationwide protest by engaging in an 18-day hunger strike. When the African National Congress and the South African Communist Party were unbanned in 1990, he helped re-establish them and continued to organize on their behalf. He has held various administrative positions in Guateng province, including serving in its legislature as Leader of the House.
Premier of Gauteng
He is the former Premier of Gauteng province in South Africa and a member of the African National Congress. Mashatile replaced Mbhazima Shilowa on 7 October 2008, after Shilowa resigned in protest against the decision of the African National Congress to remove President Thabo Mbeki from office. Mashatile was replaced as Premier by Nomvula Mokonyane on 6 May 2009.
Treasurer General of African National Congress
On December 18, 2017, Mashatile was elected the Treasurer General of the African National Congress at the 54th National conference. With his appointment, Mashatile will be leaving his post as Chairperson of ANC Gauteng and new elections will be held to replace him.
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| Premier of Gauteng
7 October 2008 – 6 May 2009
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