Tokyo Sexwale

Politician

1953 –

89

Who is Tokyo Sexwale?

Mosima Gabriel "Tokyo" Sexwale, is a South African businessman, politician, anti-apartheid activist, and former political prisoner. A charismatic leader, Sexwale was imprisoned on Robben Island for his anti-apartheid activities, alongside figures such as Nelson Mandela. After the 1994 general election—the first universal franchise election in South Africa—Sexwale became the Premier of Gauteng Province. Later, he served in the government of South Africa as Minister of Human Settlements from 2009 to 2013.

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Born
Mar 5, 1953
Transvaal Province
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Nationality
  • South Africa
Profession
Education
  • Orlando West High School
    ( - 1973)
  • National University of Lesotho
    Business studies
  • University of South Africa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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