Tozama Mantashe

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Tozama Mantashe
Born Priscilla Tozama Mantashe
(1960-10-10)October 10, 1960
Cala, Eastern Cape
South Africa
Died January 31, 2021(2021-01-31) (aged 60)
Cape Town, Western Cape
South Africa
Cause of death COVID-19 Complications
  • Politician
  • Member of Parliament
Years active 1980 - 2021
Political party African National Congress
Relatives Gwede Mantashe (Brother)

Tozama Mantashe ( 23 October 1960 - 31 January 2021) was a South African politician and member of the African National Congress. She spent most of her career at provincial level before rising to national level in 2014.

Personal Life

Tozama Mantashe was the sister of African National Congress heavyweight, Gwede Mantashe, who served as Secretary General of that party during the Jacob Zuma years.


Tozama Mantashe died on 31 January 2021 from complications arising from COVID-19.


  1. SA News, Parliament offers condolences following passing of Tozama Mantashe, 21 March 2021
  2. Parliament, Media Release: Presiding Officers Saddened by the Passing of MP Tozama Mantashe, 21 March 2021
  3. ANC Parliament, mantashe, Priscilla Tozama, 21 March 2021
  4. Times LIVE, Gwede Mantashe's sister dies from Covid-19 related complications, 21 March 2021

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