Edward Senzo Mchunu (born 21 April 1958) is a South African politician currently serving as Minister of Public Service and Administration. He previously served as Premier of KwaZulu-Natal from 22 August 2013 until 23 May 2016. (as acting (law), acting Premier until 26 September). He is a member of the African National Congress (ANC) and a former provincial chairperson of the party in KwaZulu-Natal. Mchunu was born in April 1958 at eNhlwathi in the area of Hlabisa in northern KwaZulu-Natal. He was educated at the University of Zululand and the University of South Africa, qualifying with a Bachelor of Arts, BA in Education and International Relations. From 1985 he worked as a high school teacher, resigning to become a full-time politician in 1991.


1958 births Living people African National Congress politicians Premiers of KwaZulu-Natal {{SouthAfrica-politician-stub