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Mathews Phosa

Nakedi Mathews Phosa was born on 1 September 1952 in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga Province. He is curently the Treasurer General of the ANC, he has been a member of the National Executive Committee of the ANC in 1999.

Phosa was born in Mbombela township, Nelspruit. However, he grew up with his grandfather in a rural area near Potgietersrus (Mokopane). He matriculated at Orhovelani High School in Thulamahashe. He was one of the first four members of the ANC to enter South Africa from exile in 1990 in order to start the process of negotiation with the National Party government.

After the first democratic elections in 1994, Phosa was appointed as the premier of Mpumalanga, a position which he held until 1999.

At the 52nd National Conference, Phosa was elected Treasurer General.

Mathews Phosa published a volume of poetry called Deur die oog van 'n naald (Through the eye of a needle) in 1999....

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