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The Business Council for Africa and Invest Africa’s flagship event, The Annual Debate 2018 returns 24th April for its forth edition. It has established itself as an important platform for everyone interested in and committed to African business.

Paul Mashatile

Treasurer General
African National Congress


Paul Mashatile

Treasurer General | African National Congress

Paul is a former student activist and member of the Congress of South African Students and played a critical role in various anti-apartheid formations during the struggle for liberation and was co-founder of and first president of the Alexandra Youth Congress. He was detained without trial from 1985 -1989 and participated in a nationwide protest by engaging in an 18-day hunger strike. When the African National Congress and the South African Communist Party were unbanned in 1990, he helped re-establish them and continued to organize on their behalf. Paul previously served as Minister of Arts and Culture and Gauteng Premier.