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Derrick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi
Photo taken during a visit to Task Force Alpha, FIB at their base in Kiwanja, DRC shortly after they fought there
Born 1956 (age 64–65)
Allegiance  South Africa
Service/branch  South Africa Army
Commands held

Lieutenant General Derrick Mgwebi (born 1956)[1] is a South African military commander, serving as Director of the Joint Operations Division.

He served as Commander of the United Nations Operation in Burundi in 2004.[1] He also served as General Officer Commanding, Mpumalanga Command, after which he was appointed General Officer Commanding South African Army Infantry Formation.[2] Before taking over at Joint Operations he was the Chief of Human Resources for the SANDF.[3]

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Military offices
Preceded by
Themba Matanzima
Chief of Joint Operations
2011 –
Preceded by
Themba Matanzima
Chief of Human Resources
2007 – 2011
Succeeded by
Themba Nkabinde
Preceded by
GOC South African Army Infantry Formation
1999 – 2002
Succeeded by
Themba Nkabinde
Preceded by
Deon Ferreira
GOC Mpumalanga Command
1997 – 1999
Succeeded by

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