Mzwandile Masina bio: age, wife, education, house, salary, qualifications, contacts

Mzwandile Masina bio: age, wife, education, house, salary, qualifications, contacts

Mr Mzwandile Masina is a South African politician and a member of the African National Congress (ANC). He is the current Mayor of the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality as well as ANC’s Ekurhuleni chairperson.

Mzwandile Masina bio

Mzwandile Masina is Ekurhuleni's Executive Mayor as well as ANC’s Ekurhuleni Regional chairperson. Photo: SABCNews
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Mr Masina has been in politics since age 14 when he joined the ANC Youth League and even trained as an Umkhonto we Sizwe soldier for Katlehong in East Rand. Learn more about the politician from the following Mzwandile Masina biography.

Mzwandile Masina profile summary

  • Full name: Mzwandile Collen Masina
  • Date of birth: 2nd September 1974
  • Mzwandile Masina age: 46 years as of January 2021
  • Marital status: Married
  • Nationality: South African
  • Occupation: Politician
  • Party: African National Congress

Personal life

Mzwandile Masina first wife

Ekurhuleni's Executive Mayor with his wife Sinazo Masina. Photo: KayaFMMusic
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Mr Mzwandile was born on 2nd September 1974 in the East Rand of Transvaal Province, South Africa. He was raised in a struggling family, which might have influenced his decision to join politics early.

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The Ekurhuleni executive mayor has been married twice. Little is known about Mzwandile Masina ex wife.

The current Mzwandile Masina wife is Sinazo, the senior manager of Corporate and Internal Communications at Gauteng Growth and Development Agency. The couple married in 2016 with a lavish wedding.

Mzwandile Masina qualifications

Mr Mzwandile is among the most learned politicians in Mzansi. He got education from:

  • the University of Pretoria (masters degree in entrepreneurship)
  • the University of the Witwatersrand School for Public and Development Management

Political career

Mzwandile Masina bio

Ekurhuleni executive mayor with ANC's secretary-general, Ace Magashule. Photo: mzwandile_masina
Source: Instagram

Mr Mzwandile has been active in South African politics since 14 years old when he joined the ANC Youth League. He has held various leadership positions in the ANC, the ANC Youth League, and the public sector.

He has been recognized numerous times for being a great leader. In 1999, the ABSA Foundation and the University of Johannesburg named him the Youth Leader of the Year. In 2008, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality named him the Most Innovative Employee of the Year for coming up with the successful One Company One Job initiative.

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He is the current Executive Mayor of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, a position he assumed in August 2016. He is also ANC’s Ekurhuleni Regional Executive Committee chairperson.

Mzwandile Masina latest news

Mzwandile Masina on Ramaphosa

Mr Masina and President Cyril Ramaphosa during a visit to Ekurhuleni Municipality in October 2020. Photo: mzwandile_masina
Source: Instagram

Mr Mzwandile has never shied away from expressing his views, even if they are against his party, the ANC and its officials. In 2017, the politician had vowed to leave if Cyril Ramaphosa won as ANC president but never did.

The Ekurhuleni Municipality executive mayor did not support President Cyril during the 54th ANC elective conference but vouched for his opponent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. He has also been seen as an ANC rebel for supporting EFF and RET ideologies on numerous occasions.

He was recently accused of being a "political flip flop" for changing his stance against Ace Magashule, who is facing 21 counts of corruption, fraud, and money laundering regarding the Free State asbestos project.

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Mzwandile Masina contact details

You can reach Ekurhuleni’s Executive Mayor using the following contact details.

  • Mzwandile Masina email address: wongamasina@gmail.com, mayor@ekurhuleni.gov.za
  • Tel: 011 999 0156
  • Mzwandile Masina Twitter: @mzwandileMasina
  • Instagram: @mzwandile_masina

Mr Mzwandile Masina’s patriotism has seen him hold various influential political and executive positions. Despite being an ANC member, he has on many occasions been labelled an ANC rebel for supporting EFF and RET ideologies.

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