Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature
Nonhlanhla Khoza was born in 1959 in Springvale, Ixopo on the Southern part of KwaZulu-Natal province. Khoza participated in student activism during The 1976 Soweto uprisings. She went to Pholela High School. After completing her matric, Mrs Khoza registered for Primary Teachers Diploma with Mpumalanga College of Education. Her studies were disrupted due to her penchant for political activism. However, she managed to pursue teaching while she continued with the work of the ANC.
Mrs Khoza played many responsibilities within the liberation movement since the unbanning, including being a Voting District Coordinator, ANC Branch Executive Committee (BEC) member, ANCWL Branch Chairperson from 1994 to 1999. MEC Khoza was co-opted to the ANCWL Regional Executive in 1999 of the then East Griqualand, now known as Harry Gwala Region.
She furthered her studies with the University of South Africa and obtained an Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) Practitioner Certificate in 1999 and a Diploma in ABET in 2001. Some of her other qualifications include a Councillor Development Programme from Vantage in 2003, AGT and University of Zululand in 2009, Local Government Councillor Practice Certificate in 2013, Advanced Project Management from Damelin Management School in 2017 and the Advanced Governance Public Leadership Certificate from the University of Witwatersrand.
In 2000, the ANC deployed Mrs Khoza as a Proportional Representative Councillor for Ixopo, now known as Ubuhlebezwe Local MunicipalityFrom 2001, she was elected as the chairperson of the ANCWL Regional Secretary for two terms. From 2006 she led as the ANCWL Regional Chairperson before being elected to the provincial structure in 2008 as Provincial Secretary, a position she served for two convective terms. She was the ANCWL KZN Provincial Chairperson following her election in 2017.
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