Parliament Membership History
Member of Parliament since 2014
Political Leadership Background
ANC NEC Member 2012 to date
ANC NWC 2015 to 2018
ANC NEC subcommittee on peace and stability 2012 to date
ANC NEC Subcommittee member organising and campaign 2012 - 2017
Minister of State Security 2014 - 2017
Minister of Energy 2017-2018
ANC NEC subcommittee on economic transformation
BSc degree in microbiology and biochemistry 1998 Univ of Zululand
BSc Hon degree: biochemistry 1999 Univ of Zululand
Certificate in advance water quality management
Past Committee Memberships
PC Trade and Industry 2018-2019
Political Ideas / Achievements Goals & Ambitions for the country
Joined the ANC during the brutality of apartheid regime that made me leave the country at an early age after my family was evicted
Joined the ANC youth movement and student movement to advance the cause of equal education and the transformation of the education sector as a whole.
Participated in the ANC structures in KZN, Mpumalanga and Gauteng as part of the effort of building a strong, united ANC in advancing our national democratic revolution to build a truly united non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous society.
Participated in government as water scientist in the then water affairs and forestry department, later becoming the head of transformation as part of a collective of delivering water to all people whilst taking into account the integrity of our environment
Led local government as HOD in Mpumalanga province as part of strengthening local government in delivering on its mandate
Led State Security as a minister to protect the Constitution and the country's sovereignty.
Led Energy as the minister to ensure energy security whilst taking into account the advances in technology for environmental sustainability.