Mr Bongani Michael Mkongi

National Assembly

Bongani Michael Mkongi

About Bongani Michael Mkongi

Mr Mkongi is Deputy Minister of Police. He was born in Gugulethu in the Western Cape. In 1989 he was elected the President of the Townships Students Congress (TOSCO) and became the first national secretary-general of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) after the 1990 unbanning of all liberation movements and political organizations in South Africa until 1992.

In 1993 Bongani enrolled at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)and became the General Secretary of the SRC at the University during his first year of study. He served as the Secretary General until 1995 when he became Deputy President of the SRC. In 1998 he was elected as Provincial Chairperson of the ANC Youth League in the Western Cape Province. In 2004 he was deployed by the ANC as a Member of Parliament where he served on various committees. After the 2009 elections, he became the Head in the Office of the then Deputy Minister of Police, Fikile Mbalula. In 2011 he became Director: Research and Speech Writing for the Ministry of Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) and later became the Chief of Staff in SRSA until the 2014 Elections.

After the 2014 elections he became a Member of Parliament serving in the Portfolio of Trade and Industry. He represented the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) 2015 Global Conference of young Parliamentarians that took place in Tokyo, Japan. He carries with him a Higher Diploma in Education Commerce (HDE) and a BTech in Commercial Education. He is currently studying towards a Post Graduate Diploma in Macro Economic Policy and Financial Market.

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 4 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 4 meetings

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 12

2016 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 51 meetings out of 63

2015 committee attendance as mp

62% attendance rate

Attended 38 meetings out of 61

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

88% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 32

  • 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]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R16 000 Longines Watch Embassy of China
R4412 Johnny Walker BL Embassy of China

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Pretoria House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Pretoria 600sq.m. Residential

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Pretoria 600sq.m. Residential

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Sinoville, Pretoria 600sq.m. Residential

Committee appearances

  • Local Procurement: Transnet, PRASA, DPE, DOT, Guestro, Unique & Smith Capital 24 Mar 2017

    Mr B Mkongi (ANC) remarked that if there was such a development, why was such development not featured in the introduction to the brief/presentation? The Group could have communicated those developments to the Committee. He sought clarity on how many people had been retrenched and on what aspects improvements ...
  • Illicit Financial Flows: public hearings 15 Mar 2017

    Mr B Mkongi (ANC) remarked that he did not like entertaining rumours and asked SAPS if it had received any complaints about cash in transit from SA to Dubai, if SAPS had names of people who were taking money from SA to Dubai because such rumours were dangerous for SA ...
  • Illicit Financial Flows: public hearings 15 Mar 2017

    Mr B Mkongi (ANC) expressed his frustration over the fact that Parliament had raised the issue of collaboration between government agencies almost two or three years ago and nothing has happened.
  • Transformation of Financial Sector 14 Mar 2017

    Mr B Mkongi (ANC) asked Cosatu and SACP about the areas Parliament should concentrate on regarding legislation that regulates transformation in SA.
  • Transformation of Financial Sector 14 Mar 2017

    Mr B Mkongi (ANC) agreed with Treasury that the fundamental national goal for transformation of the economy of SA was to move it from being concentrated in the hands of the white minority to the general hands of the black people in SA because through history the structure of the ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

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Plenary appearances

  • Anc. 22 Jul 2014

    Hon Chairperson, Members of Parliament, and distinguished guests, I am standing here in the front of this House this evening to put forward a case for the youth, especially in the era of reindustrialisation. I am dedicating my speech to millions of young people and their generation, who stood firm ...

  • Anc. 22 Jul 2014

    The Freedom Charter ...

All Plenary Appearances