Dali Mpofu Wiki – Dali Mpofu Biography
Dali Mpofu (born Christopher Daluxolo Mpofu) is a South African lawyer and politician who is the former National Chairperson of the Economic Freedom Fighters and has been serving on the party’s central command team since 2013. He started practicing law after he completed his Bachelor of Law at the University of South Africa in 1991. He joined the African National Congress in 1989 during apartheid where he served as a member of the African National Congress, ANC Youth League. He is known for reportedly having an affair with Winnie Mandela the former wife of Nelson Mandela, while the former president was imprisoned on Robin Island. In a letter penned by Mrs. Mandela, she admitted to giving Dali Mpofu R160 000 (worth over R700 000 in 2019 terms) of misappropriated ANC funds. In 2014, he left the ANC after 33 years and joined Julius Malema’s EFF.
He served as Chief Executive Officer of the embattled SABC for 4 years. He was suspended with payment for 18 months. He received a R12 million golden handshake in August 2009 that marked the end of a disastrous period for the public broadcaster, although this pales in comparison to the even more disastrous next 10 year period for the broadcaster after his tenure. He was also cast in the movie Winnie.
Dali Mpofu Age
He is a South-African native who was born in 1962 in East London, South Africa.
Dali Mpofu Wife
He married his wife Mpumi Nxumalo in 2004. Prior to that, he had been with Theresa Oakley-Smith, and out of the relationship he had a son (Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh) with her.
Dali Mpofu Children
He has four children. They are Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, Letsema Mpofu, Mncendisi Mpofu, and Zwekazi Mpofu.
Dali Mpofu Parents
He was born to South-African parents.