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Durban - KwaZulu-Natal provincial legislature speaker Peggy Nkonyeni has been appointed as the MEC of education.
She was sworn in by KwaZulu-Natal Deputy Judge President Achmat Jappie at a brief ceremony in Durban on Monday.
She takes over from Senzo Mchunu, who was elected KwaZulu-Natal premier last month.
Mchunu said the legislature would elect a new speaker on Tuesday.
Nkonyeni, who trained as a secondary school teacher, served as health MEC from 2004 to 2009. - Sapa