Mr Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan

National Assembly

Formerly: Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan

About Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan

Mr Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan was born on 22 July 1958 in Salt River, Cape Town. He matriculated from Matanzima High School in the Eastern Cape. He is part of the Class of 2013 graduates in leadership and governance. His political career started in 2001 when he was involved in establishing DA structures in the African townships of Cape Town. He became the chairperson of the Lagunya constituency and a member of the metro executive for three years. Thereafter he became a Councillor in the City of Cape Town in 2006. He went on to work as the sub-council chairperson from 2007-2009 at Miranda Ngculu sub-council 14 Gugulethu. In 2009 he became a National Assembly MP and remained the constituency head of Lagunya.

His first portfolio at the DA was that of deputy shadow minister of Human Settlement. In 2011 he was a member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament and the Chairperson of Human Settlement until 2014, when he returned to the National Assembly

2018 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 31

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 26 meetings out of 26

2016 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 24

2015 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 13

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Resigned from Company in 2009 (Letter on File) AMAZIZI Construction CC

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
CC [Resigned] Amazizi Light Engineering

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
CC [Resigned 29 June 2009] Amazizi Light Engineering

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 10 Sep 2018

    (1)Whether he has put any plans in place to reduce the long queues and waiting times at his department’s offices; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) what has he found to be the causes for the long queues and waiting times at ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 27 Jun 2018

    (a)What number of legal cases were initiated against (i) him and (ii) his department in each year since 1 April 2013 by applicants for (aa) asylum and (bb) refugee status, (b) what number of the specified cases did his department (i) win, (ii) lose and/or (iii) receive a ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 4 Jun 2018

    (1)(a) What number of offices has his department opened at public healthcare facilities to register births in the past three financial years and (b) where is each office located; (2) Whether a lack of funding is preventing the roll-out of these offices to all public healthcare facilities; if so ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 15 Jul 2014

    Hon Chair, hon Minister, hon Deputy Minister, director- general, chairpersons of the entities, and ladies and gentlemen, allow me to congratulate the Minister on his appointment to his new post. Sir, we are here to work with you to better South Africa.

    As my colleague, the hon Hoosen, has dealt ...

  • No3798E 2 Nov 2011

    House Chairperson, I think I am covered by the answer that was given by the Deputy Minister. Thank you very much.

All Plenary Appearances