Solly Msimanga

Newly elected Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga was born on 16 July 1980 and grew up in Atteridgeville. Solly believes that business and government can work together to revive the local economy.

Solly matriculated from the Saulridge High School and holds a National Diploma in Marketing Management as well as a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Financial Accounting (BCompt) Degree from the University of Pretoria. He is a graduate of the Democratic Alliance Young Leaders Programme.

Solly held a number of senior management positions in the private sector before getting into politics. He has experience serving as a DA councillor for Tshwane from 2011 to 2014, he occupied the position of DA Gauteng spokesperson for Sports in the Provincial Legislature and also served on the Education and the Economic Development portfolio committees. He is the DA Gauteng chairperson.

Msimanga and his wife, Monde, got married in 2006 and the couple has two young sons. He enjoys travelling, reading, listening to music and cooking, and does a lot of charity work. He heads a charity organisation called “Make Somebody’s Christmas a Merry One”, a project that donates groceries to the needy and poor families.




Mayoral Committee Members


Name Role Contact info

Solly Msimanga

Executive Mayor

012 358 4763
ShanelleC@Tshwane.gov.za

Darryl Moss

MMC: Infrastructure

082 788 6896
DarrylM@Tshwane.gov.za

Randall Williams

MMC: Economic Development

082 768 1674
RandallW@Tshwane.gov.za

Sheila Lynn Senkubuge

MMC: Roads & Transport

073 433 8562
ShielaS@Tshwane.gov.za

Mike Mkhari

MMC: Agriculture & Environment

083 952 7318
012 358 1384
MichaelMk@Tshwane.gov.za

Mandla Nkomo

MMC: Human Settlement

076 163 1631
MandlaNkomo@Tshwane.gov.za

Ntsiki Mokhotho

MMC: Sport, Recreation, Art & Culture

076 689 2382
NtsikiM@Tshwane.gov.za

Mare-Lise Fourie

MMC: Finance

083 457 7919
Mare-LiseF6@Tshwane.gov.za

Cilliers Brink

MMC: Corporate & Shared Services

072 010 1638
CilliersB@Tshwane.gov.za