Mr Elvis Kholwana Siwela

National Assembly

Elvis Kholwana Siwela

About Elvis Kholwana Siwela

2021 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 14

2020 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 28

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 20

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 Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


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

Committee appearances

  • Learner Admissions/Placements in Schools: DBE briefing 11 May 2021

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) appreciated the Department’s efforts and understood the myriad of challenges which delay learners from finding a place within schools. However, regarding the 129 unconfirmed learners, would the Department be in a position to confirm whether the learners’ parents did indeed receive the notification of placement? What ...
  • Umalusi & SACE 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 7 May 2021

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) commended Umalusi for producing the results without any problems in light of the leaked examination papers. He asked Umalusi if it was possible to consider a future where consideration is given to review the Act which states that question papers should be prepared before-hand. This would ...
  • Department of Basic Education 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 17 Mar 2021

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) appreciated the presentation and said that the implementation of the APP should be carefully monitored to ensure that everything that was presented can be delivered. He said that in light of the scarce financial resources, the projected budget of the Department is going to decrease and ...
  • Engagement with Teacher Unions 3 Mar 2021

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) agreed with Ms Adoons that the Committee had to note the reports and consider the information. Where the issues were province-related, the provincial departments had to be engaged and where the issues were national, the DBE had to be engaged to deal with issues. It was ...
  • National Senior Certificate Examinations Outcomes: DBE & Umalusi briefing 2 Mar 2021

    Mr E Siwela (ANC) acknowledged that a lot of learners had sat for the 2020 NSC exams. He asked if the DBE was set to achieve its Vision 2030 performance indices.

All Committee Appearances


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Plenary appearances

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    Hon House Chairperson, at the expected number of tanks and water taps deliveries do you Minister have an idea of what percentage has been delivered and installed in schools to date?


    Hon Chairperson and Minister, we welcome the confirmation that the various literacy and numeracy projects planned for the 2020-21 financial year will not be affected by the proposed budget cuts.

    What informs the rational of implementing the literacy projects in Mpumalanga and the teaching of mathematics for understanding in 41 ...

All Plenary Appearances