32 year old Mbali Ntuli is this week Contesting to be the Federal leader of the Democratic Alliance, DA, South Africa ‘s biggest opposition party.

Mbali Ntuli With Her Daughter

The young mother of one will be contesting against an experienced John Steenhuisen, also from the KZN.

The DA will be holding their elections online this weekend, with results expected on Sunday.

Facts About Mbali

1. Her father was a taxi boss – Benard Ntuli

2. She was raised by her mother after her father died in 1996

3. She graduated with a BA in Social Sciences From Rhodes University in 1996.

4. She was elected DA Federal Youth Chair in 2010.

5. She has been an MPL since 2014 (Mkhanyakude and Umlazi).

6. She is a Mandela Washington Fellow.

7. In 2019 she was named Young Politician of the year.