Abridged CV: Brig Gen Tebogo ‘Sam’
Brigadier General Tebogo Samuel Madumane was born in Motse-Thabong,
Welkom, on 08 April 1963 and matriculated in 1981 at Batswana Commercial
High School, in Mahikeng. After a 1-year spell at Bophuthatswana
National Provident Fund, he joined the Bophuthatswana Defence Force in
1983 as an Infantryman. His air force career started in 1985 when he
was transferred to the Bophuthatswana Air Force.
He integrated into the newly-formed South African National Defence Force
(SANDF) in 1994 and became an Operations Officer in the SA Air Force (SAAF).
He has also served the SAAF in the following capacities; Technical
Evaluation Office; Intelligence Officer; Senior Directing Staff SAAF at
the SA National War College; Air Wing Coordinator; and ultimately became
the Officer Commanding Air Force Base Waterkloof from 2008 until 2013.
In 2014, he was appointed as Director Military Aviation Regulations and
Policy at SAAF HQ.
TEBZA – his call sign, is a pilot in the SAAF and holds an Honours
Degree in African Politics (UNISA). He is studying for a Masters
programme, an M Phil in SA Politics and Political Economy (NMMU).
His highest military qualification is the Executive National Security
Programme in Defence Studies (SA Defence College).
Brig Gen ‘Seven’ Madumane has represented the SANDF at the highest
levels in many forums, both internally and externally. He served as an
Exercise Director for EXERCISE BLUE CLUSTER – a SADC Multi-national Air