Hon. Khumbudzo Ntshavheni

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, South Africa

Hon. Khumbudzo Ntshavheni

Speaker Bio


Current Position



Khumbudzo Ntshavheni was appointed as Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies on 5 August 2021. She was the Minister of Small Business Development of the Republic of South Africa from 29 May 2019 to 5 August 2021 and was Acting Minister in The Presidency: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation from 27 January 2021 to 5 August 2021.



She is a Member of the National Assembly and a Member of the African National Congress and a member of the ANC YL NEC .



Academic Qualifications



She holds a MBA degree from Bradford University in the United Kingdom (2008). Her other qualifications include BA Hons Development Studies (1999) and BA Hon Labour Relations (1999) both from the University of Johannesburg former RAU.



Background



Ms Khumbudzo Phophi Silence Ntshavheni  - 30 January 1977



Career



Ms Khumbudzo Ntshavheni served as the Municipal Manager of Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality in Limpopo, a position that she held from April 2008 until November 2010. Her previous professional responsibilities include Tourism Manager: Trade and Investment Limpopo and Chief Information Officer for the Department of Local Government and Housing (Limpopo), Spokesperson to the Premier of Limpopo, Lecturer at the University of South Africa.



Academic



She holds a MBA degree from Bradford University in the United Kingdom (2008). Her other qualifications include BA Hons Development Studies (1999) and BA Hon Labour Relations (1999) both from the University of Johannesburg former RAU.

She has vast work experience in Strategic Management, Information Technology, Change Management, and Communication & Marketing. She is the founding Director and Chairwoman of Nkho Trading a transport business with interests in property development.



She is a member of the ANC YL NEC and is active in several youth and community structures.