Meet Mandisa Mashego, the EFF's first female provincial leader

Meet Mandisa Mashego, the EFF's first female provincial leader

Mandisa Mashego was elected as the first female provincial leader in the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and she plans on being a massive asset for Juju's party ahead of the 2019 national elections.

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On 1 September 2018, Mandisa took up the duties of the chairperson of Gauteng and she already has big plans for the party.

According to a report by the Sowetan, the new chairperson plans on doing ground work to triple the Gauteng votes in favour of the EFF in next year's election.

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Meet Mandisa Mashego, the EFF's first female provincial leader

Meet Mandisa Mashego, the EFF's first female provincial leader. Photo credit: Mandisa Mashego/Facebook

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The 45-year-old said in 2014 Juju's party gathered 451318 votes from Gauteng, which totals just over 10% of the province. Briefly.co.za learned she plans on tripling that amount in 2019's election.

The mother of one hails from King Williams Town, but she grew up in the rural village of Mayfern, Nelspruit.

She started her political career in 1990 after she joined the ANC Youth League. Like many of the EFF members, Mashego values education. She obtained a B-Tech degree in Public Relations from the Durban University of Technology.

She plans on furthering her education by pursuing her Master's degree in Business Administration in 2019.

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