Mr Elvis Kholwana Siwela

National Assembly

Elvis Kholwana Siwela

About Elvis Kholwana Siwela

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 13

2017 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 35

2016 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 49 meetings out of 57

2015 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 32 meetings out of 36

  • 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.



Fetching the latest messages to Elvis Kholwana Siwela…

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
CPT Lunghile CC [Deregistered]
Xivoningi CC [Deregistered]

Committee appearances

  • SACE & Umalusi 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan 27 Aug 2019

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) asked Umalusi why there were so many unqualified audit in past years and why there was a sudden improvement this year which showed a clean audit. On the employees at Umalusi that work from home, he asked how Umalusi monitored these employees.
  • DBE 4th Quarterly Performance Report & Impact of SONA 20 Aug 2019

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) said the Funda Lushaka bursary scheme seemed to have a slow uptake, and asked for a reason. Was it due to a shortage of funds, or a backlog due to the hiring of educators? Would the DBE be able handle the function shift in the prescribed ...
  • Basic Education Budget: Committee Report 12 Jul 2019

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) said that he generally agreed with the contents of the Draft Report.
  • Committee Legacy Report and Induction 3 Jul 2019

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) noted that the previous administration had set certain targets each year. He wanted to know why the targets were set and increased every year despite not being met year after year.
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology & University of Zululand latest developments 13 Sep 2017

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) asked if the resignations were related to the requirement that the PhDs had to be obtained, had not been met. He also wanted to know if there had been an improvement in the number of qualifications issued to date. He asked how tenders were issued in ...

All Committee Appearances


    No questions found

Plenary appearances


    Deputy Speaker, the ANC notes the racial incident that took place in a food outlet in Stellenbosch, where black students were attacked and assaulted by fellow white Afrikaans-speaking students. During the attack the black students were told that they did not belong there, as they were not speaking Afrikaans.

    This ...

All Plenary Appearances