Bantu Holomisa (born 25 July 1955) is a South African Member of Parliament and also the President of the United Democratic Movement.
Bantu Holomisa Age
He was born on the 25th of July 1955 in Mqanduli, Cape Province. As of 2021, he is 66 years old and celebrates his birthday on July 25th of every year.
Bantu Holomisa Wife
He is married to Thunyelwa Holomisa and together they have a son named Mandla Holomisa.
In 1976, he entered the Transkei Defence Force and by 1985, he had risen to the rank of Brigadier.
In October 1987, Holomisa forced the resignation and exile of Transkei Prime Minister George Matanzima, and in December 1987, Holomisa deposed Matanzima’s replacement, Prime Minister Stella Sigcau.
From 1987 to 1994, Holomisa was the leader of Transkei’s administration, after which Transkei was reintegrated into the “modern” South Africa.
Holomisa was elected to the African National Congress’s National Executive Committee in 1994 and served as South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism.
He was suspended from the ANC on September 30, 1996, after appearing before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million which he has earned as a politician.