Khulekani Mondli Skosana

Versions of names: Кулекани Мондли Скосана
Republic of South Africa

Khulekani Mondli Skosana is a youth activist who was the Secretary General of the Congress of South African Students from the year 2014 to 2017.  He has been credited as the head of the International Liaison Office for the Youth League of the governing party - the African National Congress. In 2021 he travelled to Russia to participate in the International BRICS Youth Camp and appears to have personally met Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In July 2022 Khulekani Mondli Skosana appeared on Russian state media RT (Russia Today), claiming that the food crisis affecting Africa was the fault of Western sanctions on Russia and that Russia’s invasion had been caused by NATO's expansion.


Individual Observers at the 2022 pseudo-referendum for the formal annexation of occupied territories of Zaporizhzhia to Russia


African National Congress

Ordinary party member International Liaison Office for the Youth League

Skosana added that the atmosphere in which the population voted was very friendly. No one was forced to participate in the referendum, people expressed their will themselves. [Translated from Russian] (2023-08-30)

Corresponding elections

From 23 to 27 September 2022, the Russian forces organised a sham election process - pseudo-referendum as a pretext for the formal annexation of the regions of occupied Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson by Russia. The annexation of the four regions was announced on 30 September 2022.