Sindisiwe Chikunga Husband: Is Sindisiwe Chikunga Married?

Sindisiwe Chikunga husband

Sindisiwe Lydia Chikunga is a famous South African politician. She is serving as the Minister of Transport since March 2023. A member of the African National Congress, she has been a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa since 2004.

Chikunga had previously served as Deputy Minister of Transport twice, from 2012 to 2019 and again from 2021 to 2023, and as Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration from 2019 until 2021. She is a midwife by profession.

Chikunga was born in Muden in present-day KwaZulu-Natal. Her father was Lutheran church pastor Rev Lucas Gcaba. During her childhood, her family frequently moved between towns, from Muden to Greytown and on to Kopleegte where she attended primary school.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts and an Honours degree in Curationis from the University of South Africa as well as a Master of Arts in Curationis from the University of Pretoria. From the Edendale Nursing College, she obtained both a Diploma in Midwifery and a Diploma in Nursing Science.

At the time of her appointment as Minister of Transport in March 2023, she was studying for a master’s degree in political sciences from the University of South Africa. Chikunga worked as a nurse in Mpumalanga.

On 6 November 2023, Chikunga was robbed at gunpoint by three masked individuals after her vehicle stopped along the N3 highway outside Johannesburg to change a tyre that hit a deliberately planted spike.

In a parliamentary inquiry, she said that the robbers forced her bodyguards onto the floor and opened the car door before pointing a gun at her head and forcing her out. The robbers took her laptop and phone, as well as other personal effects and two of her bodyguards’ pistols.

Sindisiwe Chikunga husband: Who Is Sindisiwe Chikunga’s Husband?

Sindisiwe Chikunga has two children of whom is dead. The politician has not publicly spoken about her husband as of November 2023. She prefers to keep her personal life private.

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