In South Africa, a Premier is known as the head of government of one of the nine provinces in South Africa. The Premier of a province plays a role similar to that played by the President for the country as a whole. New premiers have been elected in all of South Africa’s nine provinces.
Through this post, you will get to meet the Premier of your province.
Premier of Eastern Cape
The Premier was elected on 22 May 2019. The Premier of Eastern Cape is Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane. He is a member of the ANC and took the premiership despite opposition from the EFF.
Premier of Free State
The Premier of Free State is Sisi Ntombela. She assumed office on the 27th of March 2018 and is a member of ANC. Ntombela is currently serving as the 6th Premier of the Free State.
Premier of Gauteng
The Premier of Gauteng is David Makhura. He assumed office on 21 May 2014 and is also a member of ANC. David is currently serving as the 6th Premier of Gauteng following his election in 2014.
Premier of KwaZulu-Natal
The Premier of KwaZulu-Natal is known as Sihle Zikalala. He assumed office on 27 May 2019 and is currently serving as the 8th Premier of KwaZulu-Natal. Sihle Zikalala is also a member of ANC.
Premier of Limpopo
The current Premier of the Limpopo province is Stanley Mathabatha. He assumed office as premier on 18 July 2013. Stanley is serving as the 5th Premier of the province of Limpopo
Premier of Mpumalanga
The current Premier of Mpumalanga is Refilwe Maria Mtsweni. He is currently serving as the 5th Premier of Mpumalanga having assumed office since the 20th of March 2018.
Premier of North West
The Premier of the North West is Tebogo Job Mokgoro. He is currently serving as the 6th Premier of the North West after having taken office on the 22nd of June 2018.
Premier of Northern Cape
The current Premier of the Northern Cape is Zamani Saul. He is currently serving as the 5th Premier of the Northern Cape. Zamani assumed office as Premier on the 22nd of May 2019.
Premier of Western Cape
The Premier of the Western Cape is Alan Richard Winde. He assumed office on the 22nd of May 2019. Alan is currently serving as the 8th Premier of the Western Cape and is the only elected Premier that is not a member of DA.