Parliament Membership History
Member since 2009.
Political Leadership Background
Student Leadership At the University of Zululand, President of SCM
In the Academic Staff Association At University of Zululand
University of Natal, worked with the detainees and did trauma counselling for political survivors.
Treasurer-General of the ANC Women’s League
2005 – 2009 Ambassador of South Africa based in Netherlands
Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology
Internship at the Fort Napier Hospital
Clinical Psychologist – Registered with medical Professional Body
Commissioner of the TRC and chair of Reparations Committee.
2009 Deputy Minister of Correctional Services
2012 – Deputy Minister of Higher Education
2013 _Deputy Minister of Economic Development, 2014- DM of Telecoms and Postal Services, 2017 – Minister of Home Affairs, Later-Minister of Higher Education and Training.
Loves Gospel Music, Gym fanatic and loves reading.
Past Committee Memberships
Chairperson of PC on Communications -2018
Member of PC on Basic Education
Member of PC on International RelationsAm
Political Ideas / Achievements Goals & Ambitions for the country
To deal with the question of equality is top in my mind, such as ensuring that the youth are educated and skilled for employment. Also, there needs to be a stronger focus on social cohesion because of our commitment to a non-racial Fight the prevalence of gender-based-violence against women and young girls.