Fikile Mbalula

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Fikile Mbalula

Minister of Police
In office
31 March 2017 – 26 February 2018
PresidentJacob Zuma
Preceded byNkosinathi Nhleko
Succeeded byBheki Cele
Minister of Sport and Recreation
In office
1 November 2010 – 31 March 2017
PresidentJacob Zuma
Preceded byMakhenkesi Stofile
Succeeded byThembelani Nxesi
Personal details
Born (1971-04-08) 8 April 1971 (age 49)
Botshabelo, Free State
Political partyAfrican National Congress

Fikile April Mbalula (born 8 April 1971 in the Free State) is a South African politician and former Minister of Police of South Africa.[1][2]

Mbalula also serves as President of the African National Congress Youth League.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Mbalula was appointed deputy police minister in Jacob Zuma's cabinet in 2009. In 2011, he was promoted to minister of Sports and Recreation.[4]

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