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Hon. Maaria Ishmael Kgetjepe


Maaria is  an astute and seasoned politician and a leader who  have led the political structures at different levels starting from being a leader of the Student Representative Council  as the Deputy President at the  then Sekhukhune College of  Education.

After the unbanning of the political parties in 1990 he became one of the key activists to establish Sekhukhune Democratic Teachers Association which preceded the formation of National Education Union of South Africa (NEUSA). He was part of the leadership that spearheaded and canvassed for the formation of the South African Teachers Democratic Union (SADTU)

He was elected as a Ward Councilor in 2001 after the first democratic local government elections in Fetakgomo Local Municipality and later sworn in as a Chief Whip. He was later deployed to serve in the Limpopo Provincial Legislature and appointed as the Chairperson of the Safety, Security and Liaison Portfolio Committee in 2009.

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Ndiambani Beauty Mutheiwana


Ndiambani Beauty Mutheiwana is the second born from a family of seven, born at Malamulele and moved to Sibasa in the late 60s when the Vhavenda’s were separated from the Shangaan’s.

She started working at an early age of 18 after matriculating and joined the then Venda Development Corporation (VDC) under the Spaarbank division as a Teller and progressed through the ranks until the position of a Branch Manager for African Bank (1984 – 1997). Ms Mutheiwana furthered her university studies through correspondence with the University of Venda where she obtained B.Com Accounting (1990) and University Education Diploma (1995) through the bursary assistance from the VDC.

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SOON TO BE COMPLETED: Maths and Science laboratory at SJ Van der Merwe School handed over by Minister Michael Masutha of Justice and Correctional Services and MEC for Education Ishmael Kgetjepe. It has been constructed by paroles through the MOV between the two departments

ARRIVAL: MEC for Education Ishmael Kgetjepe and Minister Michael Masutha of Justice and Correctional Services arriving at SJ Van der Merwe School to hand-over classrooms and laboratory on 28 November 2016

The MEC for Education Ishmael Kgetjepe and Minister of Correctional Services Michael Masutha (Centre) at Siloe Special School where parolees refurbished classrooms and library

SKILLS FOR INTERGRATION: Parolees from Correctional Services have a lot to do for the community. This library was renovated by parolees and was handed over by MEC for Education Ishmael Kgetjepe and Minister for Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha.

Ward Cllr Jampa Makwela, US Consul General Mr Christopher Rowan and MEC for Education Ishmael Kgetjepe cutting the ribbon in the hand-over of a block of classrooms at Mapeloane Secondary School in Ga-Mothiba, Capricorn. They are flanked by school’s learners.

Education distributing materials during EXCO Imbizo at Makhushiane in Phalaborwa Limpopo

OPENING SOON: The new building of Vhafamandi Secondary School at Mashau Village in Vhembe District.

The first place Yuri Govender, second place Mateo Jourbert and third place winner Naledi Mashatola during spelling Bee in Kgorong Hall, Pretoria.

The HOD, Ms Beauty Mutheiwana, Minister Angie Motshekga and MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe during Media briefing on the progress in investigations into exam paper leak.

Learners in their new Multi-Media Centre at Mountainview

The HOD for Department of Education Ms Beauty Mutheiwana handing over Reading Trolley and Reading Corner.

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