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Buti Manamela Biography, Contacts, Wife

Buti Manamela (Buti Kgwaridi Manameli) is a South African politician and the Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning Monitoring and Evaluation, youth development as well as the Administration of the Presidency.

Buti Manamela Biography

Buti Manamela (Buti Kgwaridi Manameli) is a South African politician and the Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning Monitoring and Evaluation, youth development as well as the Administration of the Presidency.

Buti Manamela Education Background

He studied Electronics Engineering at Mamelodi College.

He studied Policy and Development Management from Wits University (2008).

Buti Manamela Proffesional Career

In 1995 he worked for ‘The Post’, his hometown’s bilingual newspaper as a contributor of community news.

In 2001 he worked as an Organiser for the South African Catering, Commercial and Allied Workers’ Union (SACCAWU) and was responsible for; recruitment, negotiations, representation of workers and political induction of Shop-Stewards.

He is a constant contributor to the YCL’s biweekly publication – The Bottomline, SACP’s – Umsebenzi Online and the ANC’s weekly online publication – ANC Today. He also constantly contributes to various local daily and weekly newspapers.

Buti Manamela Political Career

Since 1993 he has been in politics as a student and youth leader of COSAS and the ANCYL.He actively participated in the launch of SASCO at the college, and was later elected its Provincial Chairperson and then Deputy President in 2000.

In 2003 he was elected as a Member of Parliament – where he served on the Portfolio Committee of Communications, and Portfolio Committee of Economic Development.

He served in the ANC Parliament Strategy Committee (which is responsible for the strategic planning of the ANC’s work in Parliament)

In 2011 he was appointed as Whip of the Portfolio Committee on Labour. In April 2012 he was elected as a member of the SACP Central Committee, and sits in its Politburo as an ex-officio member.

In 2014, Manamela was elected in both the PEC and PWC of the ANC and was re elected into the National Assembly. The same year (2014) he was appointed as the Deputy Minister in the Presidency for National Planning, Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Buti Manamela Wife

His wife is Vuyo Mhlakaza and they have two children.

Buti Manamela Contacts

  • Tel: 083 759 4157/ 012 308 1800/ 041 464 2100
  • Fax: 012 300 5795

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