Nathi Mthethwa

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The Honourable
Nkosinathi Mthethwa
Minister of Arts and Culture
Assumed office
25 May 2014
President Jacob Zuma
Preceded by Paul Mashatile
Minister of Police
In office
10 May 2009 – 25 May 2014
President Jacob Zuma
Succeeded by Nkosinathi Nhleko
Minister for Safety and Security
In office
25 September 2008 – 10 May 2009
President Kgalema Motlanthe
Preceded by Charles Nqakula
Succeeded by post renamed
Personal details
Born (1967-01-23) 23 January 1967 (age 50)
Political party African National Congress

Emmanuel Nkosinathi "Nathi" Mthethwa (born 23 January 1967 in KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African politician from Kwa Mbonambi, KwaZulu-Natal[1] and a member of the ANC. He was the ANC Chief Whip in the National Assembly. After Thabo Mbeki's resignation, he became Minister for Safety and Security (later known as Minister of Police) on 25 September 2008 as a member of President Kgalema Motlanthe's cabinet. He is currently the Minister of Arts and Culture, previously serving as Minister of Police from 2009–2014.[2]