Nosimo Balindlela

Politician from South Africa

Nosimo Balindlela Nosimo Zisiwe Beauty Balindlela (born 28 November 1949) was the Premier of the Eastern Cape in South Africa from 26 April 2004 until 1 August 2008. In July 2008, Balindlela resigned from her position as premier after pressure from the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress, of which she was a member. Balindlela also subsequently resigned from "active" politics - however she still remained an active ANC PEC member. Both her "sacking" and that of the neighboring Western Cape's ANC premier Ebrahim Rasool were announced on the same day. Her successor, Mbulelo Sogoni, was sworn in on 1 August 2008. She resigned from the ANC on November 4 of that year to join the Congress of the People.  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Nosimo Zisiwe Beauty Balindlela
Date of birth
South Africa

Political career

Party From To
African National Congress

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