Truman Prince

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Truman Prince is a South African politician, former Central Karoo District Municipality manager, and currently Executive Mayor of Beaufort West Local Municipality.

Truman Prince obtained his Honours Degree in Public Administration in 2013, and successfully completed his master's degree in Public Administration in 2015 at the University of the Western Cape, with a thesis entitled "The Challenges of Community Participation at a local level - A case study of the Beaufort West Municipality".[1]


Once a member of the African National Congress (ANC), he was expelled from the party in January 2006,[2] later founding the Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa (Icosa).[3] He was reinstated as municipal manager by the municipal council in June 2007 after a protracted legal battle, but was fired from his post in August by provincial vote.[4]


  1. ^ Hartley, Aziz (2007-07-17). "Return of Prince causes political fray". Independent Online. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  2. ^ "Truman Prince dethroned". News 24. 2006-01-29. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Truman Prince to hear his fate". Independent Online. Independent News & Media. 2006-02-14. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  4. ^ "Truman Prince axed again". Independent Online. 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2007-08-07.