Mpumalanga Province’s New Cabinet Announced by Premier Mandla Ndlovu

On Tuesday, 18 June 2024, the picturesque Riverside Government Complex was abuzz with activity as Premier Mandla Ndlovu MP announced the new Members of the Executive Council (MEC) for Mpumalanga Province. This reshuffle aims to bolster the provincial government’s efforts in improving service delivery and enhancing socio-economic development across various sectors.

Meet the New Cabinet Members:

1. Community Safety, Security, and Liaison – MEC Khensane Macie

MEC Khensane Macie will be at the helm of ensuring that the safety and security of Mpumalanga’s residents are prioritized.

2. Education – MEC Cathy Dlamini

Cathy Dlamini takes over the Education portfolio with a commitment to improving educational standards and infrastructure.

3. Social Development – MEC Khethiwe Moeketsi

Khethiwe Moeketsi’s appointment as MEC for Social Development is seen as a strategic move to strengthen social welfare programs.

4. Economic Development and Tourism – MEC Makhosazane Masilela

MEC Makhosazane Masilela will oversee the Economic Development and Tourism sector.

5. Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs – MEC Nompumelelo Hlophe

Nompumelelo Hlophe steps into this role with a strong commitment to sustainable agricultural practices and rural development.

6. Public Works, Roads, and Transport – MEC Thulasizwe Thomo

Thulasizwe Thomo will lead the Public Works, Roads, and Transport portfolio, where infrastructure development is a top priority.

7. Finance – MEC Bonakele Majuba

Bonakele Majuba, as the new Finance MEC, will manage the province’s finances with a focus on transparency and efficiency.

8. Culture, Sport, and Recreation – MEC Fana Mlombo

MEC Fana Mlombo will be responsible for promoting cultural heritage, sports, and recreational activities in Mpumalanga.

9. Health – MEC Sasekani Manzini

Sasekani Manzini continues her role as the MEC for Health, where she will strive to improve healthcare services and accessibility.

10. Human Settlements and Co-Operative Governance & Traditional Affairs – MEC Speed Mashilo

Speed Mashilo’s portfolio encompasses Human Settlements, Co-Operative Governance, and Traditional Affairs.

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