A few hours back, our team received the news of the Hlengiwe Mkhize Death from our sources. Popular Deputy minister in the presidency death news is surfacing on all over the internet with hipe. On social media, people were paying tribute and passing condolence to the family of Hlengiwe Mkhize. Her sudden Death makes people really upset and heartbroken. She was a legendary woman who was ideal for many other youngsters. People want to know more about her Death and her husband. So be on the blog to get all about Hlengiwe Mkhize. Let’s start with Who is Hlengiwe Mkhize?

Who is Hlengiwe Mkhize?

Hlengiwe Mkhize is popularly known as the Deputy Minister in the presidency for Women, Youth, and Person in disabilities.  She was very passionate about her work. Her kind nature and beautiful smile make her a great person for such work. Between 2017 and 2018, she was the Minister of Higher Education. Previously, she worked as South Africa’s ambassador to the Netherlands. Before that, she was a home affairs minister for a few months in 2017.

Even she was a senior lecturer and researcher at “Wits University” and also work as a SA ambassador to the Netherlands. No doubt that her sudden death is a great loss for the whole nation. She will be missed by many students who want to be like her. Hlengiwe was active on Twitter with around 21.5 K followers.

SASCO National wrote on Facebook “Professor Mkhize joined the Higher Education department as its political Principal arguably at one of the landmark periods in the transformation of post-schooling and training sector in our country. She was appointed Minister of Higher Education just after the historic pronouncement of the rollout of fee Free Higher Education for poor students and students from working-class backgrounds. “

“Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize managed the most difficult transition in assuring a fee-free higher education. As an organization, we worked closely with her in ensuring that what had been pronounced by then-President Jacob Zuma was effectively implemented. We will remember a leader who stood firm on the side of the people against the Vice-Chancellors and institutional managers who wanted to continue with their exclusionary measures during the student registration period of 2018. To the student movement, she remained a leader whose actions were intentional towards the realization of a single coordinated higher education in the land. “

Hlengiwe Mkhize

Hlengiwe Mkhize Death

The announcement of  ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Hlengiwe Mkhize Death has shattered down so many hearts. She was just 69 years old when she left her legacy. Now on social media people sharing some unforgettable memories and thanking Hlengiwe for whatever she did for them. There is no doubt that she was given the right to Presidency for Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities. Because under her supervision there are so many benevolent steps taken for the country. With the period of time, she earns huge well-wishers and followers. Which we can easily see through scrolling the social media platforms.


“I pay homage to one of South Africa’s foremost leaders. Former Minister Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize has made her mark on South Africa’s history. Her unwavering commitment to the liberation struggle provide for what we should aspire towards rebuilding our society. Rest in peace Mbokodo ✊🏽”

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“Sincere condolences to family and friends of Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize (Deputy Minister in Presidency) 🥺 Thank you for sharing your light & wisdom with all of us ma…May you rest and rise in Glory ✨🕊”


“It was with great sadness that we received the news of the passing of Deputy Minister Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize. Deputy Minister was the designated champion of the national disability rights agenda of South Africa in her capacity as Deputy Minister in the Presidency: Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities. May her soul rest in peace.” said Lidia Pretorius.

Hlengiwe Mkhize husband

Hlengiwe Mkhize husband’s name is Pat Mkhize. Pat is the commissioner for the Rights of Cultural, Religious, and Linguistic Communities in the country. He is deeply upset with the unexpected passing of her wife. 

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