10 things you might not know about Truman Prince

2016-07-26 09:07
Beaufort West mayor Truman Prince in the council chamber (Jenni Evans, News24)

Cape Town - Truman Prince is better known for the scandals he leaves in his wake, and for being a political never-die. But here are 10 things you might not know about the current mayor of Beaufort West:

1) Prince is 52-years-old

2) He has been married once, and has two children from that marriage. He is now engaged

3) He and his intended have two children

4) His mother worked in a kitchen and his father for the railways

READ: I am the Rainbow Nation - maverick ANC mayor Truman Prince

5) He had his political awakening when he got fed up with being banished to his mother's employer's bathroom to polish the household's shoes

6) He was a Bible studies teacher in his younger days

7) He has a Master's degree in public administration

8) He is a member of the national committee of the SA Football Association

9) He has albinism

10) He says he is a second dan (black belt holder) in karate

- Find everything you need to know about the 2016 Local Government Elections at our News24 Elections site, including the latest news and detailed, interactive maps for how South Africa has voted over the past 3 elections, or download the app for iOS and Android.

Read more on: anc  |  truman prince  |  beaufort west  |  local elections 2016