Nathi Mthethwa

Mr Nkosinathi Emmanuel "Nathi" Mthethwa is the Minister of Arts and Culture of the Republic of South Africa from the 26 May 2014. Prior to his appointment as Arts and Culture Minister, he was the Minister of Police of the Republic of South Africa from 11 May 2009 till 25 May 2014. He was the Minister of Safety and Security of the Republic of South Africa from 25 September 2008 to 10 May 2009. As member of Parliament he served as Chairperson for the Minerals and Energy Portfolio Committee from 2004 to 2008; and as Chief Whip of the ANC in 2008. He also served on the Board of Directors of 2010 FIFA World Cup Local Organisation Committee.