Sussana Dantjie

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Sussana Dantjie

Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature
Assumed office
21 May 2014
DeputyViola Motsumi (2019–present)
Jane Manganye (2014–19)
Preceded bySupra Mahumapelo
Member of the North West Provincial Legislature
Assumed office
21 May 2014
Member of the National Assembly of South Africa
In office
6 May 2009 – 6 May 2014
Personal details
Born
Sussana Rebecca Tsebe
NationalitySouth African
Political partyAfrican National Congress
Spouse(s)Lungile Dantjie
ProfessionPolitician

Sussana Rebecca Dantjie (née Tsebe) is a South African politician who has been serving as the Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature since May 2014. She was a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa from May 2009 to May 2014. Dantjie is a member of the African National Congress.

Political career[edit]

Dantjie is a member of the African National Congress.[1] She was elected to the National Assembly of South Africa in April 2009. On 6 May, she was sworn in as an MP.[1] During her parliamentary tenure, she sat on both the Portfolio Committee on Communications and the Standing Committee on Auditor General.[1]

Ahead of the May 2014 general election, Dantjie was placed 12th on the party's candidate list to the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature.[1] She was elected and was sworn in as an MPL on 21 May. She was also elected as the speaker of the provincial legislature, replacing Supra Mahumapelo, who was elected the provincial premier. Jane Manganye was elected as her deputy.[2]

Dantjie was re-elected to the provincial legislature in May 2019 and remained as speaker. Manganye was elected to Parliament. The provincial ANC selected Viola Motsumi as their candidate for deputy speaker, and she was elected on 22 May.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Dantjie is married to Lungile Dantjie.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sussana Rebecca Dantjie". People's Assembly. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  2. ^ "North West Provincial Legislature elects Speaker and Premier". Government of South Africa. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  3. ^ Montsho, Molaole (21 May 2019). "ANC appoints presiding officers in North West". IOL. Rustenburg. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  4. ^ "North West's economy inspires confidence". 2 March 2018.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Supra Mahumapelo
Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature
2014–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent