Karabo Lerato Khakhau
Karabo, 25, is South Africa’s youngest Provincial Legislator. In May 2019, she was elected to the Free State Legislature. She is the Democratic Alliance Spokesperson for Roads, Transportation, Youth, and Public Works and Infrastructure on the Infrastructure Development Portfolio Committee in the current Legislature.
Before her election, she was chosen as the University of Cape Town’s SRC President in November 2017. She was also the DASO Western Cape Constituency Chairperson and the Branch Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance Students Organisation (DASO) at the same university.
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