Mr Bonginkosi “Blade” Nzimande

National Assembly

Bonginkosi “Blade” Nzimande

About Bonginkosi “Blade” Nzimande

Mr Nzimande is currently serving as the Minister of Transport having previously been relieved of his post as Minister of Higher Education and Training on 17 October 2017. He was born on 14 April 1958. The current General Secretary of the South African Communist Party holds a Doctorate in Philosophy specializing in Sociology from the University of Natal. Dr Nzimande lectured at the University of Zululand in 1985, and was a lecturer for Industrial Psychology at the University of Natal in 1987. He had served Parliament as Chairperson of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education, and had held various leadership positions at SA universities. He has written a book titled "Children of wars: the impact of violence on schooling in Natal". Source: (gov.za)

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 6 meetings

2018 committee attendance as mp

0% attendance rate

Attended 0 meetings out of 1

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 4 meetings out of 4

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

  • 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.

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source
Political Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary Shares Yebo Yethu Vodacom 1 R2000

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Section 21 Financial Sector Coalition Campaign (Resigned in 2009)
Section 21 Chris Hani Institute (Resigned in 2009)
NPO Dambuza Community Trust (Patron)
School Phakamani Primary School

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R3000 Corporate Leatherbag University of Fort Hare
R200 Braai Utensils Set and Pencil Motheo TVET College
R1500 Handmade Stone Plate Black Business council

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Ashburton in Petermaritzburg House
Kwa Dambuza in Pietermaritzburg 2 Rondavels

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R250 The People, Clans South African Heritage Publisher
R200 Dichotomy: Facts and Perceptions Lenkwane H Mathiyane
R17 000 Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Samsung at MERSETA, Samsung
R3 000 Mauritian Bird wooden carving [The Dodo]
R1 500 Decorated handmade stone plate Black Business Council
R3 000 Corporate couture brown engraved leather bag University of Fort Hare

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Pietermaritzburg Private residence
Pietermaritzburg 2 x Rondavels
Pietermaritzburg Vacant Land

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
School Phakamani Primary School [Patron]
Section 21 Financial Sector Campaign Coalition

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R120 Book [A prisoner in the garden] Memela Pratt
3 Legged African pot on a stand R200 Ekurhuleni East College
R350 Hector Peterson wooden statue [UNIVEN] University of Venda
R450 Wooden statue Mozambican Minister of Education
African beaded red + black vase R350 Public Service Commission

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Pietermaritzburg Private Residence
Pietermaritzburg 2 Rondavels

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Momentum
Private Momentum Wealth Withdrawal

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Section 21 Financial Sector Campaign Coalition
Section 21 Chris Hani Institute
NPO Dambuza Community Trust [Patron]
School Phakamani Primary School [Patron]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R500 1 x Set of pens W & R Seta

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Dambuza, Pietermaritzburg 2 x Rondavels
Emmarentia, JHB Private Residence
Ashburton, Pietermaritzburg Private Residence

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Momentum Early Retirement
Private Momentum Wealth Withdrawal

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
Unknown Chalice vase NUM Congress
Unknown Chinese vase and 2 arts scrolls UNESCO TVET Conference
Unknown Handmade glass painting Min. of Education and Human Resource - Mauritius
Unknown 8 x Books on History of Jamaica Min. of Education - Jamaica
R60 Personalized mug ALW Organizing Committee Mpumalanga Province
R3 500 Sony Cybershot camera Mr Y Yoshizwa - Japan Amb. in SA

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ashburton 2ha of land Land
Dambuza, Pietermaritzburg 2 x Rondavels
Emmarentia Residential House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Momentum Construction

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Section 21 Financial Sector Campaign Coalition
Section 21 Chris Hani Institute
Non-profit Organisation Dambuza Community Trust [Patron]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R200 Green tie SADTU National Congress
R390 Rain jacket CIPSET Launch
R250 Crafted denim bag CIPSET Launch
R400 Wine set African Green Campus Institute
Business card holder, Pen & Key holder R200 DHET HSS Conference
R200 3 in 1 [Pen, Memory stick & Laser pointer QCTO

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Pietermaritzburg 2ha Land
Pietermaritzburg 1/4 acre 2 Rondavels

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Momentum - Construction

SPONSORSHIPS

Source
Robert Gumede Family Keni Foundation Charter flight from Pretoria-Nelspruit-JHB

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-profit Organisation [Patron]
Section 21 [Resigned] Coalition
Section 21 [Resigned] Chris Hani Institute

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R750.00 stick ISETT SETA
R300.00 Ticket to watch Sharks
Unknown matches Local Organising Committee
R300.00 Tie, T-shirt and Pen South West Gauteng College
R500.00 5 x Musical CD's [Canada]
$150 Tea set, Dish, Sild scarf Education Minister - Chinese
Government
R80 000 Charter to Nelspruit and back Keni Foundation
R200.00 Book voucher SEIFA
R450.00 1 Set of glasses SASCE Launch
R400.00 Generation" Universities
R300.00 Passport holder and 2 pens Education
R500.00 Pen & Pencil set University of Western Cape
R150.00 Set of pens Annual Conference

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ashburton, Pietermaritzburg 2ha Land
Dambuza, Pietermaritzburg Roundavels
Johannesburg Residential

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Momentum

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Sectin 21 Financial Sector Campaigns Coalition
Section 21 Chris Hani Institute
NGO Dambuza Community Trust [patron]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R500 Pen University of Western Cape
R750 Office desktop kit, Mouse ISETT SETA
R300 Ticket to watch Sharks
- Tickets to watch Soccer World Cup matches LOC
R300 Tie, T-shirt South West Gauteng College

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Emmarentia, JHB 2ha of land 2 rondavels Land 2 Rondavels

Committee appearances

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 28 Aug 2015

    Memorandum from the Parliamentary Office NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WRITTEN REPLY QUESTION 3207 DATE OF PUBLICATION OF INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 28/08/2015 (INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER 34 OF 2015) Prof B Bozzoli (DA) to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training: 1) What is the failure rate in each subject ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 28 Aug 2015

    Memorandum from the Parliamentary Office NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WRITTEN REPLY QUESTION 3168 DATE OF PUBLICATION OF INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 28/08/2015 (INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER 34 OF 2015) Mrs C Dudley (ACDP) to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training: 1) Whether he is aware of students who graduated ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 28 Aug 2015

    Memorandum from the Parliamentary Office NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WRITTEN REPLY QUESTION 3209 DATE OF PUBLICATION OF INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 28/08/2015 (INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER 34 OF 2015) Mr Y Cassim (DA) to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training: 1) (a) How many staff members teaching in adult ...

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Plenary appearances

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