Dr Mufamadi was a lifelong opponent of apartheid. He played a key role in the launch and maiden leadership of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, represented the African National Congress (ANC) at the Convention for a Democratic South Africa in which the constitutional framework for the new South Africa was negotiated. He helped draft the National Peace Accord of 1991 and has held prominent positions and played pivotal roles in the South African Communist Party and the ANC.
Minister for Safety and Security; Minister for Provincial and Local Government; Director of the School of Leadership. He has been involved in constitutional procedures, electoral structures, fair elections, efficient local government, and
Previous positions: conflict resolution. Was also involved in mediation in Mozambique, Lesotho, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe. In addition he has served as expert adviser to the African Union High-level Panel on Darfur. Education: 2009: PHD (Political economy of the automotive industry in several East Asian countries and South Africa) at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. His research interests include industrial policy and the political economy of war and peace in the Horn of Africa. 2004: MSC (State, Society and Development) at the same university.