Ms Sindisiwe Lydia Chikunga was appointed Minister of Transport on 6 March 2023.
She was Deputy Minister of Transport from 5 August 2021 to 6 March 2023. She was Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration from 30 May 2019 to 5 August 2021.
She was an Ex Officio Member of African National Congress ANC) Regional Executive Committee and she had served on the African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) Regional Executive Committee as Ex Officio Member and ANC Deputy Regional Secretary and Regional Secretary for Gert Sibande Region.
Ms Chikunga has also served as a Chairperson of ANCWL branch in Queen Lebotsibeni; Regional Task Team Member Realignment of branches and ANCWL Regional Secretary for Badplaas Region and she became a member of DCO Makiwane Youth League in 1982; ANC Provincial Executive Committee in Mpumalanga and had served as a whip from 2007 to 2009. She has been the Deputy Minister of Transport of the Republic of South Africa from 12 June 2012 to date.