Paul Mashatile and Humile Mjongile-Image Source(Instagram)Paul Mashatile and Humile Mjongile-Image Source(Instagram)

South Africa’s Second Lady: Here is all you need to know about Humile Mjongile

South African politician, Paul Mashatile, who was recently appointed as the country’s deputy president, paid lobolo on Saturday, 11 March for his fiancée, Humile Mjongile.

Mashatile found love again after the death of his wife in July 2020. According to reports, Mashatile sent a delegation to Mjongile’s home in Leondale, Johannesburg for lobolo negotiations.

Mashatile’s younger brother led the negotiations with eight other men. The couple is set to have their wedding later in the year.

Here are some things you should know about Mjongile:

Paul Mashatile and Humile Mjongile-Image Source(Instagram)
Paul Mashatile and Humile Mjongile-Image Source(Instagram)

What is her real name?

Her birth name is Humile Bogatsu. She changed her name to Humile Mjongile when she got married in 2011 to her late husband.

Humile was widowed like Mashatile

She is the widow of Songezo Mjongile, a late ANC provincial secretary in the Western Cape, who died in 2020 due to colon cancer.

Humile Bogatsu is a mother

She is a mother of two children. She has a boy and a girl from her marriage to her late husband.

Paul Mashatile and Humile Mjongile-Image Source(Instagram)
Paul Mashatile and Humile Mjongile-Image Source(Instagram)

Humile is 24 years younger than Paul Mashatile

Mjongile is 37 years old, which is 24 years younger than her fiancé. Mashatile is 61 years old this year.

Humile runs a Cancer foundation

She launched a cancer foundation in her late husband’s honor in 2021, called the Songezo Mjongile Foundation. The foundation aims to educate communities about the dangers of colon cancer.

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