Frank Chikane

Picture of author Frank ChikaneFrank Chikane’s former appointments include Deputy President of the United Democratic Front, member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress, commissioner of the Independent Electoral Commission, director-general in the presidency and general secretary of the South African Council of Churches. He was also involved in the development and promotion of the African Renaissance vision which gave birth to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and the African Peer Review Mechanism. Chikane is currently a pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa (AFM) in Naledi, Soweto, the President of AFM International, and he consults with companies that do business on the African continent. He is the Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Public & Development Management (P&DM) at the University of the Witwatersrand and serves on a number of NGO and company boards, including Kagiso Trust, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Amarick Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd and Suntrace Africa (Pty) Ltd.