Bandile Edgar Wallace Masuku professionally known as Dr. Bandile Masuku is a South African medical doctor and politician.
He became part of the African National Congress after a stint practicing medicine in multiple hospitals.
Facts About Bandile Masuku
- Full Name: Bandile Edgar Wallace Masuku
- Stage Name: Bandile Masuku
- Born: N/A
- Age: N/A
- Birth Place: Soweto
- Nationality: South African
- Wife: Loyiso Masuku
- Occupation: Doctor • Politician
- Net Worth: N/A
Early Life & Education
Bandile Edgar Wallace Masuku was born in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital at Soweto in the Transvaal Province (dissolved).
He grew up in Soweto amongst friends and family in his neighborhood.
Bandile Masuku once got expelled from school. In his time at Sekano-Ntoane Secondary School, he took part in a youth activism movement.
He also joined the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) and repeated matriculation in 1993 after trying out a year earlier.
He enrolled at the Sefako Health Sciences University in 1994. Four years later, he registered to study Medicine and bagged a degree in 2004; after an extra year.
He also chaired the Student Representative Council (SRC) at University and was elected to the National Executive Committee of the South African Students Congress in 2002.
Bandile Masuku worked as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at several hospitals in South Africa namely; Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Pholosong Hospital, and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.
He was also appointed as the Director of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit at the Thelle Moherane Regional Hospital in Vosloorus, Gauteng.
In 2013, Bandile secured an appointment as the Spokesperson of the African Nation Congress Youth League (ANYCL).