Thembinkosi Samson Khoza

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Political Activist  Democracy.

First name: 
Thembinkosi Samson
Last name: 
Date of birth: 
17 May 1959
Location of birth: 
Eshowe, Zululand, Durban, South Africa<strong>.</strong>

Khoza moved to Johannesburg in search of employment in 1983. He joined Excludex furniture manufacturers in the same year and worked as a sales person in the company until 1985. During this period he became involved in the Metal and Allied Workers Union (Mawu). By 1986 Khoza had joined SA Perm as a clerk, later to be promoted to a position of promotion officer, where he was responsible for public as well as in-house promotions. In 1989 Khoza was asked to join labour consultants, Brentwood Associates, as a training officer, specialising in communication skills. After a year he left to become a full-time organiser for Inkatha.

• Interviewed by E Wessels, 12 December 1991, Johannesburg.
• Weekly Mail, 30 January 1992.

Last updated : 17-Feb-2011

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011