Member of the Executive Council

Sikhumbuzo Eric Kholwane, Mr (MPL)

Personal Details

Date of birth: 24 September 1972

Current Positions
  • Member of the Executive Council for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism (since 30 May 2014)

  • Member of the African National Congress
  • Member of Central Executive Committee of the South African Communist Party
  • Provincial Chairperson of SACP
Previous positions held

Hon SE Kholwane served as a Member of Parliament from 2004 - 2014. During this time he became:

  • Chairperson of Portfolio Committee on Communications
  • Member of Portfolio Committee on Communications
  • Member of Portfolio Committee on Safety and Security
Political Career

The former student activist during the early years of his participation in the struggle for freedom, Hon SE Kholwane also served in

  • The Provincial Executive Committee of the SACP.
  • The African National Congress as REC Ex-Officio member of ANC Bohlabela; member of Political Education Sub-Committee; Convener of Caucus: Administration, Finance & ICT Unit and ANC Branch Secretary.

He also participated and led the worker's struggle in various capacities such as:

  • NEHAWU Provincial Secretary;
  • NEHAWU Regional Secretary, and
  • NEHAWU Branch Secretary.

Academically, Hon Kholwane has a Nursing Diploma (Mpumalanga Nursing College); LLB (University of South Africa); Advanced Diploma in Human Resource and Advanced Diploma in International Economics (University of the Western Cape).