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Mathole Motshekga: Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Qualifications, Wiki

BIRTH NAME: Mathole Serofo Motshekga
DATE OF BIRTH: 2 April 1949
PLACE OF BIRTH: Modjadjiskloof, Limpopo
OCCUPATION: Politician and Lawyer
WIFE: Angie Motshekga
CHILDREN: Makgatho Mmathari Motshekga (Daughter)

Mathole Motshekga was formerly the African National Congress parliamentary chief whip and also the 2nd Premier of Gauteng province.

Early Life, Background And Childhood

Mathole Serofo Motshekga was born on the 2 April 1949 in Modjadjiskloof, Limpopo.


Mathole Motshega is married to Minister of Education, Angie Motshekga and they have child named Makgatho Mmathari Motshekga.

Academic Qualifications

After completing his secondary education he went on to further his studies and obtained a B.Luris degree at Unisa in 1975, LLB in 1978 (UNISA), LLM from Harvard Law School and a Doctor of Laws from Unisa.


  • 1984 – Present: Senior Lecturer at the Department of Criminal and Procedural Law.
  • 1982 – Present: Visiting Lecturer at Albert-Ludwigs University.
  • 1979 – Present: Attorney at Supreme Court of SA.
  • Honorary Professor of Political Science at the University Of Pretoria Gordon Institute Of Business Science.
  • Chair of Transformation Committee
  • Attorney at Mathole Motshekga Attorneys
  • Director of Sechaba Trust.
  • Consultant at Local Governance & Traditional Leadership.