Noxolo Kiviet

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Noxolo Kiviet MPL
Premier of the Eastern Cape
In office
6 May 2009 – 20 May 2014
Preceded by Mbulelo Sogoni
Succeeded by Phumulo Masualle
Speaker Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature
In office
Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee in the Premier of the Eastern Cape
In office
Personal details
Born (1963-07-21) 21 July 1963 (age 53)
Political party African National Congress
Alma mater University of Fort Hare (B.Admin)
Profession Politician

Noxolo Kiviet is a South African politician, and the Premier of the Eastern Cape from 2009 to 2014. She is the former speaker of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature (2004–2009). She is also a member of the African National Congress.[1][2] In June 2012 Kiviet was rated as the worst performing provincial premier by the Public Service Commission.[3]


Kiviet became the member of the legislature in 1994. In 2004 she was appointed as a speaker of the legislature. Kiviet succeeded the former premier Mr Mbulelo Sogoni who succeeded the first female premier Ms Nosimo Balindlela. She is the second female to serve as the premier of the Eastern Cape province.


She completed the Bachelor of Administrative (B.Admin) at the University of Fort Hare, B. Admin Honours at the same institution. In 2010 she was one of the notable graduates at the University of Fort Hare, being awarded the Master in Public Administration.


  1. ^ "NOXOLO KIVIET". Who's Who SA. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Profile information: Noxolo Kiviet, Ms". Government Department of Communications and Information Systems. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Sidimba, Loyiso (10 June 2012). "How the premiers fared". City Press. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Mbulelo Sogoni
Premier of the Eastern Cape
6 May 2009 – 20 May 2014
Succeeded by
Phumulo Masualle