Profile of the Mayor

Cllr. Mando (Agnes) Shasha is the Mayor of the Mohokare Local Municipality.  She has been involved in various community organisations including the Mangaung Advice Centre, the Oranje Free State Rural Committee and Rouxville Legal and Community Advice Centre. She is also a founding member of the Thuso-Incedo Child Welfare Society and Empilweni Resource Centre in Rouxville.

The Mayor was involved in the Bloemfontein Students Congress and served in the leadership structures of the Congress of South African Students, including as a member of the National Education Coordinating Committee in the Southern Free State region from 1988 to 1990. She was also involved in the Rocklands Youth Congress between 1987 and 1991. She was deployed by the ANC as a councillor in 2006 and served as chief whip and was later deployed into the mayoral committee and served in this capacity from 2006 until her deployment as the speaker of the Xhariep District during October 2008.