Baleka Mbete

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Baleka Mbete
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Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa
Assumed office
21 May 2014
PresidentJacob Zuma
Cyril Ramaphosa
Preceded byMax Sisulu
In office
23 April 2004 – 25 September 2008
PresidentThabo Mbeki
Kgalema Motlanthe
Preceded byFrene Ginwala
Succeeded byGwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde
Deputy President of South Africa
In office
25 September 2008 – 9 May 2009
PresidentKgalema Motlanthe
Preceded byPhumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Succeeded byKgalema Motlanthe
Chair of the African National Congress
In office
18 December 2007 – 18 December 2017
PresidentJacob Zuma
Cyril Ramaphosa
Succeeded byGwede Mantashe
Personal details
Born (1949-09-24) 24 September 1949 (age 69)
Transvaal, South Africa
Political partyAfrican National Congress
Spouse(s)
Keorapetse Kgositsile
(m. 1978; div. 1992)

Nape Khomo (m. 2016)
Alma materEshowe Training College
Lovedale Teacher Training College

Baleka Mbete (born 24 September 1949) is a South African politician. She is the Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa, a position she has had since May 2014.[1][2][3]

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