Vincent Joseph Gaobakwe Matthews, né le 17 juin 1929 à Durban et mort le 19 août 2010 à Johannesburg, est un activiste et homme politique sud-africain, membre du Congrès national africain (1944-1992) puis de l'Inkatha Freedom Party sous les couleurs duquel il est membre du Parlement de 1994 à 2004 et ministre-adjoint à la Sécurité dans le gouvernement Mandela (1994-1999).

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  • Vincent Joseph Gaobakwe Matthews, né le 17 juin 1929 à Durban et mort le 19 août 2010 à Johannesburg, est un activiste et homme politique sud-africain, membre du Congrès national africain (1944-1992) puis de l'Inkatha Freedom Party sous les couleurs duquel il est membre du Parlement de 1994 à 2004 et ministre-adjoint à la Sécurité dans le gouvernement Mandela (1994-1999).
  • Vincent Joseph Gaobakwe Matthews (17 June 1929 – 19 August 2010) was a South African activist and politician.Matthews was the son of Z. K. Matthews, an early leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was born on 17 June 1929 in the port city of Durban. Matthews completed his primary education at Lovedale Mission Station in the Eastern Cape while his father was a lecturer at the nearby University of Fort Hare. At the age of 15, he joined the African National Congress Youth League in 1944. Matthews matriculated in Johannesburg in 1947 and earned a BA from the University of Fort Hare in 1952 and a LLB from the University of London in the United Kingdom in 1956. Both he and his father were charged with treason in 1956 along with 154 other anti-apartheid activists, all of whom including the Matthews, were acquitted. He passed the advocates' admission exam in 1957 and became an attorney of the Supreme Court a year later. In 1960, he set up a practice in Durban before moving to neighboring Lesotho. While in exile due to apartheid policies in South Africa, Matthews became an assistant Attorney General of neighboring Botswana. From 1986 to 1991, Matthews lived in the Netherlands. He returned to South Africa a year later. He was active with the African National Congress from 1944 to 1992, when he left it to join the opposition Inkatha Freedom Party.Matthews was a member of the Parliament of South Africa with the Inkatha Freedom Party from the first democratic elections in 1994 until the 2004 elections, when he chose not to stand. During the Government of National Unity period from 1994 to 1999, he was the Deputy Minister of Safety and Security, while the ANC's Sydney Mufamadi was head of the ministry. Matthews died on 19 August 2010 at the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg.
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  • Vincent Joseph Gaobakwe Matthews, né le 17 juin 1929 à Durban et mort le 19 août 2010 à Johannesburg, est un activiste et homme politique sud-africain, membre du Congrès national africain (1944-1992) puis de l'Inkatha Freedom Party sous les couleurs duquel il est membre du Parlement de 1994 à 2004 et ministre-adjoint à la Sécurité dans le gouvernement Mandela (1994-1999).
  • Vincent Joseph Gaobakwe Matthews (17 June 1929 – 19 August 2010) was a South African activist and politician.Matthews was the son of Z. K. Matthews, an early leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was born on 17 June 1929 in the port city of Durban. Matthews completed his primary education at Lovedale Mission Station in the Eastern Cape while his father was a lecturer at the nearby University of Fort Hare.
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