Nomaindia Mfeketo Biography
Nomaindia Mfeketo was born on 2nd June 1952 in Cape Town, South Africa. She is a South African politician and the Minister of Human Settlements.
She was previously Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, and the former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa, serving from from 9 May 2009 until 25 May 2014. She was the mayor of Cape Town in South Africa from 1998-2000 and again from 2002 to 2006.
Nomaindia Mfeketo Education Background
- She has an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of Cape Town.
- 1992 – 1994: He worked for the Development Action Group (DAG) on a public housing project.
- 1991 – 1992: She worked for the Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT)
- 1981 – 1991: She worked for the agricultural training NGO ZAKH.
Nomaindia Mfeketo Political Career
Prior to entering politics Ms Mfeketho worked for a number of NGOs. From 1981 to 1991, Ms Mfeketo worked for the agricultural training NGO ZAKHE Agricultural College and Training Institute after which she worked for the Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT) from 1991 to 1992 and 1992-1994 Mfeketho worked for the Development Action Group (DAG) on a public housing project.
She was elected Chairperson of the South African Wine Trust (SAWIT) and received the Local Government Management of South Africa Award for launching a large citizen listening campaign in 2003. She became the fourth woman and the first black woman to be Mayor of the City of Cape Town when she held the post briefly in 1998. She was re-elected Mayor following the floor-crossing period which gave her party, the ANC, the majority in the city council in 2002. She held the post until the DA regained control of the council in 2006.
In 2007 she was elected to the ANC’s National Executive Committee. On May 6, 2009, she was elected as Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly a position he held until May 21, 2014. She was appointed as the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation in 2014. She is currently the Minister of Human Settlements as at 26 February 2018.
Nomaindia Mfeketo Awards
- 2003: Local Government Management of South Africa Award for launching a massive Citizen listening campaign.
Nomaindia Mfeketo Age
She was born on 2nd June 1952.
Nomaindia Mfeketo Contacts
Tel: 083 609 0091/ 012 351 0150/ 021 403 3980.
Fax: 012 329 2408/ 021 461 9462.