Nomafrench Mbombo (born 6 September 1966 in Mdantsane) is a South African academic and politician. The renowned political heavyweight has made an impact in the country with the notable positions she has held.
She has occupies the position of the Western Cape Provincial Minister of Health. Nomafrench has held the position since 2015. Earlier in 2014, she became a Member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament.
For a year, she held the position of the Western Cape Provincial Minister of Current Affairs and Sport (2014-2015).
Some years after, in 2018, Nomafrench became the Federal Leader of the Democratic Alliance Women’s Network. After a three-year service, she left the position in 2021.
She has made a name for herself in the South African political scene.
|Born||6 September 1966 (age 55 years)|
Mdantsane, East London
|Education||Gender and Human Rights|
Maternal and Child Health
|Alma mater||University of Western Cape|
University of KwaZulu-Natal
University of Fort Hare
|Party||Democratic Alliance (DA)|
|Position||Western Cape Provincial Minister of Health|
The academic was born on 6 September 1966 in Mdantsane, East London, South Africa. Nomafrench Mbombo (55) was raised in an urban township.
She holds a Ph.D. in Gender and Human Rights. Mbombo obtained the degree from the University of Western Cape.
She is also a Master’s Degree holder in Maternal and Child Health. She earned a degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
For her Bachelors she attended the University of Fort Hare. In the institution, she studied for a degree in Nursing Science.
Her qualifications earned her space in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provincial and local government health departments.
Before she decided to go into politics, Nomafrench was an associate professor. She worked at the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences Department of the University of the Western Cape.
She has also been of service as a member of several organizations. She earlier supported the African National Congress, but joined Democratic Alliance in 2013.
This followed after she attended a Democratic Alliance (DA) meeting for black professionals. Since then she has been active in the political party.
After the 8 May 2014 election, she was elected to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. On 21 May 2014, she was sworn in as a Member.
Nomafrench is the representative of the Philippi region of the City of Cape Town.
She holds the position of Western Cape Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport.
She was appointed to serve under that capacity by Premier Helen Zille.
In May 2014, Mbombo was sworn in to serve as the Provincial Minister.
In April 2018, she occupied the position of DA Women’s Network Federal Leader after being elected to the position at DA’s Federal Congress on April 7. After serving for three years, she resigned from the position in April 2021.
She has also worked and had collaborations with different stakeholders.
Nomafrench has worked with them on the provincial, national, continental, and global levels.
She has also served under various capacities in different organizations. Mbombo has been a member, advisor, and consultant on several ministerial committees.
- Executive Committee: Health at Western Cape Provincial Legislature (Provincial-Legislature)
- Democratic Alliance (DA)
- Western Cape Provincial Legislature (Provincial-Legislature) (May 2014-May 2019)
- 7th Candidate at Democratic Alliance Provincial Western Cape Election List 2019 (Election List) (April-May 2019)
- Constituency Contact at DA Constituency Area: N2 Greater Philippi (Constituency Area)(2014-2019)
- 8th Candidate at Democratic Alliance Provincial Western Cape Election List 2014 (Election List) (April-May 2014)
When she is not running the political affairs of the Republic of South Africa, she is at home with her family. She is a proud mother of two daughters. She was married but lost her husband in 2013.
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Constituency Office: Democratic Alliance Constituency Area: N2 Gunya.
- Nomafrench Mbombo. Wikipedia, May 2021.
- Dr Nomafrench Mbombo. People’s Assembly, May 2021
- Nomafrench Mbombo. DA, May 2021
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