PROFILE OF ZOLILE MONAKALI 

 

Mr Monakali, who was born in Prieska, started his teaching career at Ethembeni High School from 1994- 1999 as a Post level 1 teacher, then Head of Department and later Principal. He also taught at Heuwesig high from 1999 – 2004 as a Deputy Principal. He went on to work at the Department of Education in Pixley regional office as a Skills development facilitator until 2005.

 

Mr Monakali then took up employment at the Siyathemba Local Municipality as Corporate Services Director and later as Municipal Manager at Thembelihle local Municipality until 2010. After that he was appointed as District Director for COGHSTA for a period of 10 years until 2019 when he was deployed as Executive Mayor of Pixley ka Seme District until early 2020.

 

Political career

• Activist inaugural chairman of Prieska ANC branch. Elected into the Pixley ka Seme ANC REC in 1997 to date.
• Occupied positions of additional member, Deputy Regional Secretary, Deputy Chairman and Regional Chairman since 2013 to date. Served as Chair of Sadtu Prieska branch, member of SAMWU and Nehawu.

 

Education

• Completed a BTech in Education at Tshwane University of Techology in 2005
• Post graduate Diploma at UNISA in 2008.
• Currently registered for MPA at the University of Free State.

 

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CONTACT DETAILS

 

Head of Ministry

Dr Lebogang Moremedi

Tel:  053 830 7165

Fax: 053 830 7177

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PA to MEC

Ms Sharon Plaatjies

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Parliamentary Liaison Officer

Ms Xoliswa Xabendlini

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Media Liaison Officer

Geoffrey van der Merwe

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