Ms Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala

Formerly: National Assembly

Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala

About Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala

Ms Litchfield-Tshabalala was a member of the ANC before joining the EFF. After 1994 she attended UCT where she graduated with an honours degree in political science and drama. She then joined the Navy where she attended military qualification courses. Ms Litchfield-Tshabalala was the first woman to attain the rank of rear admiral in the navy. She also has a masters degree in criminology from UNISA, and is in the process of completing her PhD with the Atlantic Internation University in Hawaii.

For more about Ms Litchfield-Tshabalala, read her blog post.

Ms Litchfield-Tshabalala lost her seat in Parliament with effect from 13 April 2015.

2015 committee attendance as mp

26% attendance rate

Attended 5 meetings out of 19

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

60% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 42

  • 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.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Izintombi Zomkhonto Consultancy [Dormant]

Committee appearances

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 22 Aug 2014

    (1) With regard to the briefing by the former Minister of Correctional Services to the Portfolio Committee on Correctional Services on Tuesday, 5 November 2013 regarding an estimated R20bn contract with a certain security company (details furnished) to run private prisons, what plans has he put in place in respect ...

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Plenary appearances

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