Politician who reached career heights in 2017 when he became the National Chairperson of the African National Congress. Previously, he was the chairperson of the South African Communist Party and Secretary General of the ANC.
He earned a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of South Africa in 2002.
He was named South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources in 2018.
His wife's name is Nolwandle. He has daughters named Chuma and Mbasa and a son named Buyambo.
He served under the leadership of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.