Mr Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu

Formerly: National Assembly

Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu

About Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu

Died 21st January 2021

Jackson Mthembu was a Minister in the Presidency (2019-2021). Mr Mthembu served as Chief Whip of the ANC in the National Assembly (2016 - 2019).

He was born in 1958 in Mpumalanga. During the 1976 Soweto uprising, he was a student leader at Elukhanyisweni Secondary School in Witbank. He went to the University of Fort Hare but was later expelled and subsequently started working at Highveld Steel as a training officer. When South Africa was declared to be in a state of emergency in the 1980's he was in and out of prison. Mr Mthembu was charged with treason and was acquitted between 1986 and 1988. He led the South West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO) support group to the first democratic elections in 1988 in Namibia. He was an Member of the Executive Council (MEC) in Mpumalanga for Public Roads and Transport. He chaired the Portfolio Committee on Local Government, Education, Sport and Recreation, Arts and Culture and Environmental Affairs. Source: SA History Online

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Politician Activity

What they said in committee meetings:

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He said he had no information on staff that had been reinstated, except a member of staff from the Eastern ...

Mr J Mthembu (ANC) said that the solution that was being suggested in the report was already in existence at ...

Mr J Mthembu (ANC) said that there needed to be clarity on what constituted abuse of privilege. Parliament should not ...

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.

What are the implications of Operation Phakisa for her department besides her department’s regulatory function of the South African ocean ...

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.

Kulungile. Ake siye kule ndaba manje ngoba siyabona ukuthi le nto isiyinkinga. [It's fine. Let's go back to this issue, because we are now aware that it is a problem.] ...

Hon Chairperson, hon Minister Edna Molewa, hon Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson, members of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs, all who are here from the environmental sector, members of 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.
Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Non-executive

Director

Value Description Source

R250

Book

Pakistan Embassy

R350

750 ml bottle of whiskey

Pakistan Embassy

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House House

Witbank Nelspruit

Unknown Unknown

Public/Private Source

Public office bearers pension

Parliament of South Africa

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Redeemable Preference

Ubuntu-Botho

300

Unkown

Description of Journey Sponsor

Description of Benefit Source

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

Type of Business Name of Employer

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

Public/Private Source

Public – Political Office Bearers Pension fund

Parliament of South Africa

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Ubuntu Botho Investments

365

R1148.64

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Investment Company

Ubuntu – Botho Mpumalanga

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Residential

Witbank

2 Bedrooms

Residential

Nelspruit

3 Bedrooms

Source Public/Private

Parliament

Public

Nominal Value Name of Company No

R1000

Unbuntu-Botho

500

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

African Rainbow Minerals

Business

Ubuntu-Botho

Business

Source Description Value

Republic of Ghana

Gold Plated Plate

Unknown

Mr Mmusi Maimane

Flower Bouquet

Unknown

Ichikowitz Family Foundation

Photo of Mr. Mandela

Unknown

Siyaya TV

Hospitality

Unknown

Description Extent Location

House

Unknown

Witbank, Mpumalanga

House

Unknown

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Source Public/Private

Glacier Investments

Public

No Name of Company Nature

800

Ubuntu Botho

Finance

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ubuntu Botho

Financials

Siyaya TV

Communication

Description Location

House

Witbank

House

Nelspruit

Source Public/Private

Glacier Investment

Public

No Name of Company Nature

1 000

Ubuntu-Botho

Finance

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ubuntu-Botho

Financial

Description Location

House

Witbank

House

Nelspruit

Source Public/Private

Glacier Investment

Private

Nominal Value Name of Company No

+-R1 000 000

Ubuntu Botho

1 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ubuntu Botho

Financial

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Witbank

House

Normal

Nelspruit

Source Public/Private

Glacier

Private

No Name of Company Nature

1 000

Ubuntu-Botho

Finance

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ubuntu-Botho Mpumalanga

Financial Transaction Company

Source Description Value

ANC Staff

Painting

+-R4 000

Description Location

House

Nelspruit

House

Witbank