Michael Masutha biography, age, education, contact details, party

Michael Masutha (born in 1965, Valdezia) is a South African politician. He served as a minister of Justice and Correctional Services for 5 years. Since 1999 he has Adv. Masutha has been a member of the parliament.

He is also an activist for people who are disabled and has been a member of several notable organizations.

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Michael Masutha biography
Advocate and former Politician, Michael Masutha. Image: Fourways Review.
NameMichael Masutha
Born1965 (age 55-56 years)
Valdezia, Limpopo, South Afirca
GenderMale
NationalitySouth African
EducationBJuris
LLB
Alma materSiloe School for the Blind
University of the North
Wits
ProfessionAdvocate, Politician
Political partyAfrican National Congress (ANC)

Background

He was born Tshililo Michael Masutha in Vladezia, a rural settlement, Limpopo Province in 1965. He is an advocate after spending years running political affairs in the country.

Education

Michael attended the Siloe School for the Blind and had his matriculation in 1984. He was born with visual impairment, to read he makes use of Braille and large print.

He studied for a BJuris at the University of the North (1985-1988) and obtained an LLB degree from the University of Witwatersrand (1989).

Career

Ever since he occupied the position of member of parliament, he has held positions in several committees. For 5 years, Michael practiced as a lawyer for Human Rights (1991-1996).

His memberships include Northern Transvaal Association for the Blind.

He organized the “Disabled Students” at the University of the North. During his service he served on the following Committees in the Parliament;

  • Justice and Constitutional Development
  • Social Development
  • Rules Committee
  • Constitutional Review
  • Sub-committee on Review of Rules
  • Rules Sub-committee on Delegated Legislation
  • Committee on Constitutional Review.

He served the country under the position of Minister of Justice and Correctional Services (2014-2019).

Michael is a member of Parliament for ANC (since 1999) and a member of Disabled People of SA (DPSA).

For a year, July 2013-May 2014, he occupied the position of the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.

Contact

  • Political party: ANC
  • Email address: [email protected]
  • Tel: 074 764 4812 bu 082 496 8837 bu 012 406 4669
  • Fax: 012 406 4680

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