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Hlengiwe Mkhize

Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize

DM of Telecommunications and Postal Services.


Born 06-09-1952

Prof Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize is the Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services of the Republic of South Africa from 26 May 2014. She has served as a member of Parliament since 2009.

She is a founder member and a trustee of the Children and Violence Trust since 1995 and she has been a trustee of the Malibongwe Business Trust from 2005.

She a Chairperson of the Peace Commission of the South African Women in Dialogue since 2004; she also a Treasurer General of the African National Congress (ANC) Women's League (WL) and became the member of the National Executive Committee of the WL since 2008.


Business Address

Pythons Building, West Block, cnr Schubart and Church Streets, Pretoria, 0001


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Deputy Minister | Telecommunications and Postal services | Government of South Africa
South Africa | May 2014 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Chairperson | University Council | University of Zululand
2005 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Chairperson | Peace Commission | South African Women in Dialogue
South Africa | 2004 - present

Member | Disciplinary Committee | African National Congress Women's League
Gauteng | 2004 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Secretary | Havana City Branch | African National Congress
2001 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence



Previous Position(s)

Deputy Minister | Department of Economic Development | Government of South Africa
June 2012 - April 2014

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Deputy Minister | Higher Education and Training | Government of South Africa
South Africa | 2010 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Deputy Minister | Correctional Services | Republic of South Africa
November 2010 - June 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Deputy Minister | Correctional Services | Government of South Africa
South Africa | May 2009 - November 2010

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Vice President | International Criminal Court | United Nations
The Hague, Netherlands | 2006 - 2008

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Chairperson | Council | University of Zululand
2005 - 2007

Academia, Education and Training


Chairperson | Executive Council | Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
South Africa | 2005 - 2007

Ambassador | Republic of South Africa
2005 - 2008

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Ambassador for the Netherlands



Chairperson | FAZE 2 - Anti-Racism
2003 - 2005

Chairperson | ANC Women's League
South Africa | 2001 - 2004


Senior Lecturer and Researcher | University of the Witwatersrand
1990 - 1995

Academia, Education and Training


Visiting Professor | University of Illinois
United States of America | 1986 - 1987

Academia, Education and Training


Lecturer and Senior Lecturer | University of Zululand
South Africa | 1984 - 1990

Academia, Education and Training

Educational history

Tertiary

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Completed 1981

Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Completed 1978

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology

University of Zululand

Completed 1976

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Achievements

Shortlist and nomination

National list to parliament | 2004

media exposure

International Journal of Medicine and Law and Women and Therapy

Academic Achievements

Prof Mkhize served in the Inter University Executive from 1974 to 1977 and she has been a visiting professor at the University of Illinois between September 1986 and March 1987 and the University of Mississippi in 1989.

Activities

Memberships

Rehabilitation committee

Member, 1995 - 2003

President's Fund - Ministry of Justice

Reparations officer, 2003 - 2005

Goldstone Commission

Committee, 1993 - 1994

The purpose of Prof. Mkhize was to clarify the status of traumatised children.

National Women's Resource Centre

Board member, 1993 - 1995

National Peace Accord Trust

Trustee, 1996 - 2004

Peace Accord Secretariat

Member

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Commissioner

South African Prisoner's Organisation for Human Rights

Board member, 1994 - 1995

Malibongwe Business Trust

Trustee, 2005 - present

African National Congress Women's League

National Executive Committee , 2008 - present

National Peace Accord Trust

Board Member, 1995 - 2003

National Children's Rights Commission Action Commitee Against violence

Member, 1991 - 1995

South African Prisoner's Organisation for Human Rights

Board Member, 1994 - 1995

National Women's Resource Centre

Board Member, 1993 - 1995

Human Rights foundation

Board Member, 1993 - 1994

Children and Violence Trust

Founder member and Trustee, 1995 - present

Childrens Rights Commitee

Secretary, 1994 - present

community

Council Committee

Health Representative, 2001 - 2004

Women and Development at Wilgespruit Fellowship Centre

Volunteer Trainer, 1990 - 1994

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