Deputy Minister Trade Industry and Economic Development
Cluster Chairperson (ETC), Chairperson: Portfolio Committee on Energy
Mr Fikile Zachariah Majola is the Deputy Minister of the Department of Trade Industry and Economic Development of the Republic of South Africa from 29 May 2019.
Mr Majola currently serves as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Energy. He is a member of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa.
He served the youth and UDF structures in the 1980s in the then Southern Transvaal region where he played a key role in re-establishment of the ANC and SACP structures. He joined NEHAWU as its organiser in the Vaal Branch in 1990. He was elected Regional Secretary of NEHAWU Western Transvaal in 1992. He served as NEHAWU’s Assistant General Secretary in an acting capacity in 1994 and was eventually elected to that position in 1995. He became General Secretary in 1998 after being elected in the congress held in Durban. He was re-elected to this position in 2001, 2004 and again in 2007.