Ms Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu

Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature

Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu

About Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu

In May 2019, Ms Nomagugu Simelane was appointed MEC for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health.

She holds a BA in law and an LLB from the University Of Natal (University of KwaZulu-Natal); and a certificate in Governance from Wits University, and is currently studying towards a Master's Degree in Political Science.

She has also served as a Member of Provincial Legislature and Whip, and was later appointed Chairperson of the Agriculture Portfolio Committee.

Her leadership roles include being:

  • Branch treasurer for the ANC Youth League (Dobsonville) from 1992- 1993;

  • Branch secretary for the SA Students Congress (University of Natal, PMB Campus) from 1997 to 1998;

  • Branch Chairperson: ANC Youth League ( University of Natal, PMB Campus) from 1999 to 2001;

  • Secretary of the Law Student Society (University of Natal, PMB Campus) from 1999 – 2000;

  • Chairperson of the Black Lawyers Association (student Chapter, UNP campus) from 2000 to 2001;

  • Branch Secretary, 2002 to 2004;

  • ANC Youth League Provincial Executive Committee and Provincial Treasurer, from 2003 to 2010;

  • Regional treasurer: ANC Regional Executive Committee: Abaqulusi Region from 2010 to 2011.

  • She then became regional chairperson from 2011 until 2014: and;

  • PEC member: ANC Provincial Executive Committee (KZN) from 2015 to date.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

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2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (1 of 1 )

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