Mr Bongani Michael Mkongi

Formerly: National Assembly

Bongani Michael Mkongi

About Bongani Michael Mkongi

Mr Mkongi served as 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 Mr Mkongi 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 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.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

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 (12 of 12 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (51 of 63 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

61% attendance rate (38 of 62 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

88% attendance rate (28 of 32 )

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Mr B Mkongi (ANC) remarked that if there was such a development, why was such development not featured in the ...

Mr B Mkongi (ANC) expressed his frustration over the fact that Parliament had raised the issue of collaboration between government ...

Mr B Mkongi (ANC) remarked that he did not like entertaining rumours and asked SAPS if it had received any ...

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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 ...

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22 Jul 2014

The Freedom Charter ...

Declaration of interests

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Source Public/Private

POBPF

Public

Description Extent Location

House

Residential

Pretoria

Source Description Value

Embassy of China

Longines Watch

R16 000

Embassy of China

Johnny Walker BL

R4412

Description Location

House

Pretoria

Description Extent Location

Residential

600sq.m.

Pretoria

Description Extent Location

Residential

600sq.m.

Pretoria

Description Extent Location

Residential

600sq.m.

Sinoville, Pretoria