Angie Motshekga (born Mantsie Angelina Motshekga; 19th of June 1955 in Prineville) is a South African politician. She is currently serving under the position of Minister of Education.
She has occupied the position for over a decade since the 11th of May 2009. Angie was appointed first under the tenure of President Jacob Zuma, she was later reappointed in 2011.
|Name||Mantsie Angelina Motshekga|
|Age||65 years old|
|Date of birth||19th of June 1955|
|Place of birth||Prineville|
|Husband||Mathole Serofo Motshekga|
|Position||South African Minister of Basic Education|
Her date of birth is on the 19th of June 1955 and the place of birth is in Prineville, Soweto. Angie Motshekga is 65 years old, her birthday celebration holds annually on June 19th.
She appointed to serve under the position of the Minister of Education under the tenure of ex-president Jacob Zuma.
She was appointed to the position on the 11th of May 2009 and then reappointed after five years in 2014, and after another five years in 2019.
As a politician, she is a member of the political party to the African National Congress. She is also a member of the ANC Executive Committee.
For eight years, 2007 until 2015, Angie served as the president of the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL).
She is married to a renowned Lawyer and Politician, Mathole Serofo Motshekga. According to Sowtanlive, Angie Motshekga has a son Kabelo Motshekga, a businessman in the property sector.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education, a Masters degree in Education (Wits University), Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education (University of the North), and a Higher Diploma in Education.
Angie had her matriculation at Matatiele Boarding School.
Upon completing her career in higher education, she got a job as an Educator at Orlando High School (1981-1983).
She also lectured at the Soweto College of Education for two years (1983-1985). From 1985 until 1994, she was a lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits).
The South African Minister of Education, Angie Motshekga, earns an estimated salary of R2,211,937, according to Wikipedia.
Her political career dates back to the time she served as a Director in the Office of the president for three years (1994 until 1997).
She then climbed to the Deputy Secretary of the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) in 1997.
Since 2001, Angie serves as the Deputy Chairperson of the African National Congress, Gauteng Region.
She is also a member of the Executive Council, Education for over sixteen years (since 2004). She is also the ANCWL president for over thirteen years (since 2007).
Angie also served as a board member of the Sediba a Basadi Trust. For four years, she was a member of the Gauteng Executive Council (MEC) for Social Services and Population Development (2000 until 2004).
Angie is a member of the Soweto Education Crisis Committee, she later became a member of the National Education.
She served under the position of Provincial Deputy Secretary of the ANC (Gauteng) and Deputy Chair of the ANC (Gauteng).
In December 2000, she was appointed to serve under the position of MEC for Social Development.
After four years, 2004, she was then appointed to the position of MEC Gauteng Department of Education.