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Northern Cape Premier
Dr Zamani Saul

Tel:053 838 2944
Fax:053 838 2690
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Profile of Premier Dr Zamani Saul

Dr Zamani Saul is the Premier of the Northern Cape.  Dr Saul brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.  Dr Saul has grown and progressed through the structures of the orgainisation from Congress of South African Students (COSAS), ANCYL to provincial leadership positions in the Northern Cape.  He is currently the Northern Cape Provincial Chairperson.  He holds a Doctor of Law and is currently working on his second Doctorate.  He also holds two Masters Degrees and a B.Proc Degree.  Early in his career he worked as a candidate attorney and progressed to work as the regional head of social security, head of ministerial department and municipal manager.  Dr Saul possess the combination of both theoretical and practical knowledge of public administration.

Dr Zamani Saul got involved in political activism at the tender age of 14 with Petrusville Youth Congress and later with Petrusville Civic Movement.  As COSAS leader in the late 1980's and early 1990's he represented COSAS in the National Education Coordinating Committee (NECC).  In 1992 he was trained and employed as a para-legal by Pretrusville Advice Centre specialising in the protection of farm workers against illegal farm evictions.  During the same period he was elected as the first branch secretary in Petrusville after the unbanning.

He served in the SACP Provincial Ideology Committee from 1994 - 1995 and simultaneously served as the chairperson of the UWC SACP branch.  He served in the Pixley ka Seme REC and the Regional Working Committee.  He was elected head of political education.  In 2004 he was elected as the ANC Deputy Provincial Secretary and in 2008 the ANC Provincial Secretary.  He has cumulatively served as a PEC member for an uninterrupted period of 21 years.


Northern Cape Office of the Premier
Physical address of Head Office
JW Sauer Building
Corner of Roper and Quinn Streets
Private Bag x5016

Contact Telephone Numbers
053 8382600

Email Addresses


A prosperous province with quality of life for all. 

Improving government’s performance through coordination, strategic leadership, and integrated planning and monitoring and evaluation.