MEC Lebogang James Motlhaping

MEC for Sports , Arts and Culture


Date of Birth : 23 November 1971
Place of Birth : Bojelakgomo in the Northern Cape
Marital status : Married
Children :  4

Political Profile:

  • Additional member of the Northern Cape Provincial Executive Committee in June 2012.
    (Member of the Media and Communication Sub Committee.)
  • Regional Secretary of the ANC in John Taolo Gaetsewe Region for three (3) consecutive terms.
    (December 2004 – May 2013)
  • Laxey  BEC member in 1992 - 1993
  • Laxey Branch Treasurer in 1993 - 1994

Academic Qualifications:

  • Attended high school in Loopeng, Kudumane in the North West then Bophuthatswana
  • University of North West ABET and Community Development Certificate
  • Leadership Studies at Management of African Political Parties School (MAPPS)
  • Ethics Management  at PALAMA in 1996
  • Current Studies – Bachelor of Public Administration (MANCOSA)

Career/Membership/Positions & other Activities:

  • 1990-1996 taught at the Bosheng Middle School and assisted learners to organise themselves through COSAS.
  • 1995-1999 – Served as a member of the Black Rock Development Forum
  • 1997-1998 was a District Coordinator for ABET employed by the Mmabatho Adult Literacy and Education Trust (MALET).
  • 1998-2001- Provincial Coordinator for ABET employed by the National Literacy Cooperation (NLC) an NGO in partnership with the Department of Education.
  • 2001-2002 – Worked for Statistics South Africa as a fieldwork Supervisor.
  • 2002-2005 – Regional Secretary of the Kgalagadi Youth Council.
  • 2004-2008 – Manager for the Kgalagadi Human Resource Development Foundation.
  • 2008-2010 – Mayoral Committee member at the John TaoloGaetsewe District Municipality seconded from Joe Morolong Local Municipality.
  • Served as the District Chairperson of the Home Affairs Forum. (2009-2012
  • MPL in the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature ( Appointed as MEC for Sport,Arts and Culture


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