Senzo Mchunu sworn in as acting premier, Mkhize heads to U.S.

2012-01-25 00:00

KWAZULU-NATAL MEC for Education, Senzo Mchunu, was sworn in as the acting premier yesterday as Premier Zweli Mkhize jetted off to New York to speak at the Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit.

He was invited to speak at the summit by the Reverend Jesse Jackson. The summit starts today and ends on Sunday. Jackson founded the summit in 1996.

The summit’s website said its aim is to challenge corporate America to assure equal opportunity for diverse employees, entrepreneurs and consumers.

The summit uses Operation Breadbasket’s model of research, education and negotiation and reconciliation to achieve its mission to promote inclusion.

Mkhize’s spokesperson, Ndabe Sibiya, said the premier will be addressing the summit on potential investment opportunities in the province.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.