Ms Deborah Dineo Raphuti

Formerly: National Assembly

Deborah Dineo Raphuti

About Deborah Dineo Raphuti

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I was influenced at home since during apartheid our family home was regularly visited and raided by the security branch at Meadowlands in Soweto - due mainly to my grandmother and uncle’s political activities. More...

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate (9 of 11 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (54 of 57 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (48 of 53 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (43 of 47 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (39 of 39 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

82% attendance rate (9 of 11 )

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.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Ms D Raphuti (ANC) appreciated the Minister’s presentation and her vast knowledge of world matters. She also expressed her appreciation ...

Ms D Raphuti (ANC) stated that a higher amount of the victims are women and pledged to make donations.

Ms D Raphuti (ANC) agreed with Mr Kekana’s suggestion.

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

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Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Chairperson, I rise on behalf of the ANC to make this statement: Mandela's release from prison remembered. The 11th of February 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release ...

Good morning, hon Chairperson, hon Minister Mr Malusi Gigaba, hon Deputy Minister Ms Fatima Chohan, hon chairperson of the portfolio committee Mr Mashile, hon members of the portfolio committee, the ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
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Description Sponsor

Attending Universal Peace Federation in Zambia and Washington


Attending International Association of Peace Parliament


Source Description Extent

Universal Peace federation

Plane ticket and accommodation



Plane ticket and accommodation


Description Location


Diepkloof extension, Johannesburg

Description Extent Location




Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Dineo Raphuti Tours and Development

Tourism and Training Co. [Dormant]

Joint Talented Enterprise

Training Co. [Dormant]

Motlatla Maintenance

[Resigned] Electrical Constructor

Description Location


Diepkloof Ext, JHB

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Dineo Raphuti

Tours and Development [Dormant]

Motlatla Maintenance

Maintenance [Resigned]

Joint Talented Enterprise