Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

National Council of Provinces

Formerly: North West Provincial Legislature

Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

About Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

Mr Dodovu has an MSc in Urban Housing Management with the University of Lund in Sweden and a Masters in Public Administration with the University of Stellenbosch.

Prior to being appointed as an MP in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP - North West), Mr Dodovu was an MPL in the North West Provincial Legislature, where he served as the MEC for Local Government and Traditional Affairs.

2021 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 20

2020 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 71 meetings out of 77

2019 committee attendance as mp

73% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 41

Attendance Methodology

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Committee appearances

  • North–West Oversight Visit 14 to 19 March 2021 & way forward 30 Mar 2021

    The Chairperson had requested this meeting as the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has extended the Ad Hoc Committee deadline from 26 March until 24 June which provides an additional two to three months. Parliament is currently in recess but it is quite important to make reflections on the North ...
  • North west Intervention: NPA briefing 15 Mar 2021

    The Chairperson welcomed Members, and the delegation from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).
  • Delivery of benefits for military veterans, including challenges and database 5 Mar 2021

    Mr T Dodovu (ANC, North West) indicated his awareness of the limitations and shortcomings in the presentation. 2021 marked the 27th year since the advent of South Africa’s democracy. The Military Veterans Act was promulgated in 2011. It is clear purpose was to protect, support, and promote the welfare of ...
  • North West Intervention: IPID briefing 5 Mar 2021

    The Chairperson opened the virtual meeting and welcomed Members, and the delegation from the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID). The delegation from the IPID consisted of Ms Antonett Mphago (Chief of Staff), Mr Robert Mamabolo (a representative from the IPID) and Mr Matthews Sesoko (National Head of Investigation).
  • North West Intervention: Committee Assessment on law enforcement progress 1 Mar 2021

    The Chairperson said the purpose of this virtual meeting was for the Committee to reflect on the reports tabled by law enforcement agencies during its previous meetings. The second item on the agenda was for a briefing by the Content Advisor on the revised focus areas for the law enforcement ...

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