South Africa Provinces

Provinces of South Africa

Eastern Cape

Premiers

07 May 1994 - 04 Feb 1997 Raymond Mhlaba ...................... 1920-2005

04 Feb 1997 - 26 Apr 2004 Makhenkesi Arnold Stofil ............ 1944-

26 Apr 2004 - 31 Jul 2008 Nosimo Zisiwe Beauty Balindlela ..... 1949-

31 Jul 2008 - 06 May 2009 Mbulelo Sogoni ...................... 1966-

06 May 2009 - 21 May 2014 Noxolo Kiviet ....................... 1963-

21 May 2014 - 22 May 2019 Phumulo Masualla

22 May 2019 -             Oscar Mabuyane ...................... 1974-

Free State

31 May 1910               Orange Free State a province of South Africa

28 Jun 1995               Renamed Free State

 


Premiers

07 May 1994 - 18 Dec 1996 Mosiuoa Patrick Lekota .............. 1948-

18 Dec 1996 - 15 Jun 1999 Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri ............... 1937-2009

15 Jun 1999 - 26 Apr 2004 Isabella Winkie Direko .............. 1929-2012

26 Apr 2004 - 06 May 2009 Beatrice Marshoff ................... 1957-

06 May 2009 - 27 Mar 2018 Sekgobelo Magashule ................. 1959-

27 Mar 2018 -             Sefora Ntombela ..................... 1956-

Gauteng

07 May 1994               Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging

                           separated from Transvaal

28 Jun 1995               Renamed Gauteng


Premiers

07 May 1994 - 19 Jan 1997 Mosima Gabriel Sexwale ............. 1953-

19 Jan 1997 - 15 Jun 1999 Mathole Serofo Motshekga ........... 1949-

15 Jun 1999 - 07 Oct 2008 Mbhazima Samuel Shilowa ............ 1958-

07 Oct 2008 - 06 May 2009 Paul Shipokosa Mashatile ........... 1961-

06 May 2009 - 21 May 2014 Nomvula Mokonyane .................. 1963-

21 May 2014 -             David Makhura ...................... 1968-


KwaZulu-Natal

31 May 1910               Natal a province of South Africa

07 May 1994               Re-named KwaZulu-Natal

 


Premiers

11 May 1994 - 01 Mar 1997 Frank Themba Mdlalose ............... 1951-

01 Mar 1997 -  5 Feb 1999 Baldwin "Ben" Ngubane ............... 1941-

05 Feb      - 10 Feb 1999 Nyanga Ngubane ...................... 1944-2010

                          (acting)

10 Feb 1999 - 23 Apr 2004 Lionel Mtshali ...................... 1935-

23 Apr 2004 - 06 May 2009 Joel Sibusiso Ndebele ............... 1948-

06 May 2009 - 22 Aug 2013 Zweli Lawrence Mkhize ............... 1956-

22 Aug 2013 - 24 May 2016 Senzo Mchunu ........................ 1958-

24 May 2016 - 22 May 2019 Thembinkosi Mchunu .................. 1948-

22 May 2019 -             Sihle Zikalala ...................... 1973-



Limpopo

07 May 1994               Northern Transvaal separated from Transvaal

28 Jun 1995               Renamed Northern province

11 Jun 2003               Renamed Limpopo


Premiers

07 May 1994 - 22 Apr 2004 Ngoako Ramathlodi .................... 1955-

22 Apr      - 26 Apr 2004 Catherine Mabuza ..................... 1945-

                          (acting)

26 Apr 2004 - 03 Mar 2009 Sello Moloto ......................... 1964-

03 Mar 2009 - 18 Jul 2013 Cassel Mathale ....................... 1961-

18 Jul 2013 -             Stanley Mathabatha ................... 1957-

Mpumalanga

07 May 1994               Eastern Transvaal separated from Transvaal

25 Aug 1995               Renamed Mpumalanga


Premiers

07 May 1994 - 15 Jun 1999 Nakedi Mathews Phosa

15 Jun 1999 - 30 Apr 2004 Ndaweni Mahlangu

30 Apr 2004 - 06 May 2009 Thabang Samson Phathakge Makwetla

06 May 2009 - 27 Feb 2018 David Mabuza

27 Feb 2018 -             Refilwe Maria Mtshweni

                          (acting to 20 Mar 2018)


North-West

07 May 1994               North-West province created from part of Transvaal

11 May 2018               Under national administration


Premiers

07 May 1994 - 30 Apr 2004 Popo Simon Molefe .................... 1952-

30 Apr 2004 - 06 May 2009 Edna Molewa .......................... 1957-2018

06 May 2009 - 19 Nov 2010 Maureen Modiselle .................... 1941-

19 Nov 2010 - 25 May 2014 Thandi Modise ........................ 1959-

25 May 2014 - 11 May 2018 Supra Mahumapelo ..................... 1968-

22 Jun 2018 -             Job Mokgoro .......................... 1948-


Northern Cape

Premiers

07 May 1994 - 30 Apr 2004 Manne Emsley Dipico .................. 1959-

30 Apr 2004 - 06 May 2009 Elizabeth Dipuo Peters ............... 1960-

06 May 2009 - 22 May 2013 Hazel Gertrude Jenkins ............... 1960-

20 Feb 2012 - 30 Apr 2013 Grizelda Boniwe Cijekella ............ 1970-2015

                          (acting for Jenkins)

23 May 2013 - 22 May 2019 Sylvia Lucas ......................... 1964-

22 May 2019 -             Zamani Saul .......................... 1971-

Western Cape

Premiers

07 May 1994 - 11 May 1998 Hernus Kriel ......................... 1941-2015

11 May 1998 - 12 Nov 2001 Gerald Morkel ........................ 1941-2018

12 Nov      - 05 Dec 2001 Cecil Herandien ...................... 1951-

                          (acting)

05 Dec 2001 - 03 Jun 2002 Peter Marais ......................... 1948-

03 Jun      - 21 Jun 2002 Piet Meyer

                          (acting)

21 Jun 2002 - 23 Apr 2004 Marthinus Christoffel Johannes

                           Van Schalkwyk ....................... 1959-

23 Apr      - 30 Apr 2004 Leonard Ramatlakane .................. 1953-

                          (acting)

30 Apr 2004 - 25 Jul 2008 Ebrahim Rasool ....................... 1962-

25 Jul 2008 - 06 May 2009 Lynne Brown .......................... 1961-

06 May 2009 - 22 May 2019 Otta Helen Zille ..................... 1951-

22 May 2019 -             Alan Winde ........................... 1965-