Office of the MEC


    MEC Mbalenhle Cleopatra Frazer is a seasoned educator with 15 years of teaching experience. She has held several leadership positions in both the African National Congress and the ANC Women’s League.

    She holds a Diploma in Education from the Rand Afrikaans University and a Further Diploma in Education from the University of Pretoria. In 2003, MEC Frazer graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Honours) from the University of Zululand. In 2015 she completed her Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from University of Witwatersrand. She also holds a Master of Commerce in Leadership from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, which she obtained in 2021.

    Between 1994 and 1998 she worked as an educator at Emangweni Primary School. In 1999 she was appointed as the Head of Department responsible for languages at Bonokuhle High School, a position she held until 2003. In 2004 she moved to Weenen Combined School, where she served as the deputy principal until 2008.

    She was appointed as the principal for Lyndhurst Primary School in 2009, a position she held briefly before her deployment to the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature in the same year. In the Legislature, MEC Frazer chaired the Public Works Portfolio Committee from 2009 until August 2022. She was appointed as the MEC for Education in KwaZulu-Natal on 11 August 2022.

    MEC Frazer’s extensive leadership experience includes being a former SADTU regional sports, arts culture convener in Northern Natal region and SADTU Provincial Gender convener for KwaZulu-Natal.

    Head of Ministry
    Vincent Myeni
    071 212 5464

    Ngogi Mahaye
    082 262 3466

    PA to MEC
    Zama Mchunu
    066 301 9032

    Community Outreach Officer
    Ntombi Phoswa
    066 30-1 9030

    Technical Specialist
    Nokuthula Ntuli
    066 306 4857

    Bongekile Nyawo
    063 663 9107

    Protocol Officer
    Bongiwe Hadebe
    078 951 5478

    Domestic Worker
    Grace Ndaba

    Food Aid
    Nanana Shezi
    066 007 1134

    Sphelele Khumalo
    074 957 8262

    Head of Security
    Dumsani Dlomo
    066 306 8459

    (A) Director: Public Participation and Community Liaison
    Lukhetho Khumalo
    066 301 9031

    Parliamentary Liaison Officer
    Sinamiso Mhlongo
    073 525 2747

    PA to HOM
    Cebisile Thabethe
    066 484 1717

    Media Liaison Officer
    Siqiniseko Shezi
    076 981 6230

    Senior Admin Clerk
    Philiswa Ndlovu
    079 024 3969

    Admin Officer
    Bongani Mngadi
    076 793 1702

    Administrative Secretary
    Nondumiso Dlamini
    079- 024 3880

    Registry Clerk
    Bongani Xulu
    079 105 5076

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