Mr Xolile Edmund Nqatha

Formerly: Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature

Xolile Edmund Nqatha

About Xolile Edmund Nqatha

Mr Nqatha was sworn in as the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in May 2019. He is currently the new MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison.

He previously served as the MEC for Rural Development and Agrarian Reform.

Mr Nqatha was also deployed by the ANC to the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee Transport, Cooperative Governances and Traditional Affairs, Finance and Provincial Expenditure, member of SCOPA, Health, and Economic Development.

Prior to the start of his career in Government, he worked as an underground mineworker and later as an assistant at Amatola Star Bakery.

He matriculated from the then Mzoxolo High School currently known as Jongile Nompondo High School situated at Mlungisi Township.

Mr Nqatha holds a Diploma in Labour Relations from Global Business Solution, a certificate in advanced Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations certificate from Rhodes University, certificate in project Management course, and a certificate in journalism training from Rhodes University and Eastern Cape News Development Agency.

Source: Eastern Cape department of COGTA

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2020 committee attendance as mp

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What they said in committee meetings:

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Mr Xolile Nqatha (ANC) representing the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature noted that the Eastern Cape Province supported the Bill.

Mr Xolile Nqatha (ANC) representing the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature noted that the Eastern Cape Province supported the Bill.

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Plenary appearances:

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