Dr Makgathatso Charlotte Chana Pilane-Majake

Formerly: National Assembly

Makgathatso Charlotte Chana Pilane-Majake

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About Makgathatso Charlotte Chana Pilane-Majake

Dr Chana Pilane-Majake is the Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration. She served as Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration from 27 February 2018 - 7 May 2019.

She has been a Member of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa since 21 May 2014.

She holds a Doctorate in Literature and Philosophy from the University of South Africa, a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from the then University of Natal (now called University of KwaZulu-Natal), Honours and Bachelor’s degrees from the then University of the North (now called University of Limpopo) and a Diploma in Development Studies from Stanford University, California, USA.

She was previously appointed as Chief Executive Officer for the Commission on Gender Equality (CGE) in 2002, a position she held for eight years before joining VIP Consulting Engineers as Executive Director for Human Resources, where she worked until her deployment to Parliament. Before joining the CGE, she worked for a bilateral programme between South Africa and the European Union – the EU Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa – as a consultant and project officer, assisting in funding human rights organisations promoting the culture of human rights in South Africa.

She is a scholar with extensive lecturing experience at the then universities of the North and University of Natal respectively, teaching Human Rights and Development Studies. In her voluntary capacity, she is a founder member of a number of schools for children with disabilities. Dr Pilane-Majake has been extensively involved in inviting and organising major international and national events that promote human rights in South Africa.

She has served on different boards in pursuance of political, economic and social justice for the people of South Africa. During the struggle,through the United Democratic Movement and the South African Black Social Workers’ Association, a channel that used to make contact with the African National Congress (ANC) leadership in exile, she worked tirelessly on the ground on a number of development projects with women, children and detainees.

At the height of political violence in KwaZulu-Natal, where she lived at the time, she worked as a peace broker and counsellor for displaced families, particularly the Chemoreng Displaced Families at Glebe Hostel in Umlazi and Malukazi, south of Durban. She was also part of the National Coordination Committee for the Repatriation of South African Exiles from 1992 to 1994.

Dr Pilane-Majake also has extensive knowledge and understanding of the Southern African Development Community, African Union and United Nations (UN) systems. She has participated in a number of the UN Commission on the Status of Women sessions at the UN Headquarters in New York, USA.

She has also published a number of articles in various journals and was instrumental in the development of the SA Gender Training and Resource Manual that has been widely used by the National Gender Machinery in promoting gender transformation in South Africa.

As a member of the ANC, Dr Pilane-Majake has served in various capacities in structures of the movement for the liberation of the people of South Africa.

She served as a member of the Justice and Constitutional Development Portfolio Committee; Ad Hoc Committee for Code of Judicial Conduct (for judges); Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee; Constitutional Review Committee; Portfolio Committee for Women; Whip for the Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee, and Cluster Whip for Peace and Stability.

Source: Public Service and Administration

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 8 meetings

2023 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 16 meetings

2022 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 15 meetings

2021 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 8 meetings

2021 committee attendance as mp

60% attendance rate (3 of 5 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

57% attendance rate (4 of 7 )

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (2 of 2 )

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 6 meetings

2017 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate (55 of 61 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (41 of 46 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate (43 of 49 )

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Declaration of interests

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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.
Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

a. Nothing to disclose

a. Nothing to disclose

a. Nothing todisclose

a. Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

a. Bertha Gxowa Foundation

a. Trustee Voluntary Service

a. Bertha Gxowa Foundation (Trustee: Voluntary Service)b. Dormant ( Director: ChapricaDevelopment Consultants)

a. Trustee: Voluntary Serviceb. (Director: Chaprica Development Consultants

b. Dormant:Director

b. Chaprica Development Consultants

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

a. Waterkloof Ridgeb. Acradia, Pretoriac. Durband. Waterval/Pyramide. Atteridgeville, Pretoria f. Waterkloof Ridge

a. Houseb. Town Housec. Flatd. Farme. House (Inheritance)

a. 1252 square meters

a.Waterkloof Ridge

a. House

b.118 square meters

b. Arcadia, Pretoria

b.Town House

xxxx

d.12,5 hectors

d. Waterval/Pyramid

d. Farm

e. 229 square meters

e, Atteridgeville, Pretoria

e. House (inheritance )

xxxxx

c. 27 square meters

c. Durban

c. Flat

Source Public/Private

a. Momentu:Matured Retirement Annuity

a. Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

a. R200 00 pershareb. R1,6 millionc. R7000.00 per month

a. 774 sharesb. InvestmentAccountc. Medical Aidd. Hospital Plan

a. MTNb. ABSA Bankc. PARMEDd. Liberty Lifee. Outsurance

a. Asonge MTN Sharesb. InvestmentAccountc. Medical Aid

d. R3600.00 per monthe. R2500.00 per monthf. R263 000.00paid off

e. Motor andHouseholdInsurancef. Short TermInsurance

f. Momentum

d. Hospital Plane. Motor andHouseholdInsurancef. Short TermInsurance

a. R200. 00 per share

a. 774 shares

a. MTN

a. Asonge MTN Shares

b. R1,6 million

b. InvestmentAccount

b. ABSA Bank

b. InvestmentAccount

f. R263 000.00paid off

f. Short TermInsurance

f. Momentum

f. Motor andHouseholdInsurance

d. 3600.00 permonth

d.Hospital Plan

d. Liberty Life

d. Hospital Plan

e. R2500.00 per month

e. Motor andHouseholdInsurance

e. Outsurance

e. Motor andHouseholdInsurance

c. R7000.00 per month

c. Medical Aid

c. PARMED

c. Medical Aid

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nothing to disclose

None

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

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

Nothing to disclose

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

a. Nothing todisclose

a. Nothing todisclose

a. Nothing todisclose

a. Nothing to disclose

Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract

N/A

NONE

NONE

N/A

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Bertha Gxowa Foundation

Philanthropic

Source Description Value

NONE

NONE

N/A

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

2000 Square meters 1500 Square meters 300 Square meters 12,5 Hectors 500 Square meters

TSHWANE TSHWANE TSHWANE TSHWANE TSHWANE

WATERKLOOF RIDGE WATER/KLF RIDGE (daughters’) ARCADIA PYRAMID ATTERIDGEVILLE(Mothers’)

Source Public/Private

Momentum

Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

R200

774

MTN

ASONKE

Sponsor Description of Journey

NONE

N/A

Source Description of Benefit

NONE

N/A

Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Extent

NONE

N/A

NONE

Name of Employer Type of Business

NONE

N/A

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

N/A

NONE

NONE

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

NONE

Source Public/Private

Momentum

Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

R120.00 per share

Asonke MTN (774 shares)

MTN

MTN

R600 000.00

Investment Account

ABSA

ABSA

R35 000.00

Fundisa

Standard Bank

Standard Bank

R3 050.00

Liberty Life

Per month

Hospital Plan

R2 500.00

Outsurance Motor and Household

Per month

R4 800.00

Parmed Medical Aid

Per month

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Board Member (Voluntary Service)

Moral Regeneration Movement

Donor and Trustee (Voluntary Service)

Bertha Gxowa Foundation

Director: Family CC Chaprica Development Consultants

Dormant

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

390m²

Waterkloof Ridge

House

350m²

Waterkloof Ridge

House (Daughter)

250m²

Atteridgeville

House (Late mother)

27m²

Durban

Flat

150m²

Arcadia

Town House (Daughter)

Source Public/Private

Momentum

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R120 per share

774

MTN

Asonge - MTN

R30 000

Standard Bank

Fundisa

Description Extent Location

Farm

12 Hectares

Pyramid, Tshwane North

house

390m2

Waterkloof Ridge, Tshwane

House

250m2

Atterigdeville(Mother), Tshwane

Townhouse

120m2

Arcadia, Tshwnae(Daugther)

Flat

27m2

John West, Durban

Property

350m2

Waterkloof Ridge (Daughter)

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R120.00 per share

774 shares

MTN

MTN

R200 000

Investec

ABSA

R30 000

Fundisa

Standard Bank

R2800

Liberty Life Hospital Plan

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Moral Regeneration Movement

(Board Member (Volunteer)

Bertha Gxowa Foundation

Trustee (Voluntary Service)

Chaprica Development Consultants

Director(Dormant)

Waterkloof Boulevard Home Owners Association (Board Member )

Voluntary Service

Waterkloof Boulevard HWA Nature Valley

Board Member (Voluntary Service)

Description Extent Location

Flat

27sq.m

Durban

Farm/Plot

12 Hectares

Pyramid

House

390sq.m

Waterkloof Ridge

House (Daughter)

350sq.m

Waterkloof Ridge

House (Late Mother)

350sq.m

Atterigdeville

Source Public/Private

Momentum

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R120 p/s

774

MTN

Asonke Shares

R100 000

ABSA

Investment

R20 000

Fundisa

Investment

R1 400 p/m

Momentum

Investment

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Moral Regeneration Movement [Board Member]

NGO

Bertha Gxowa Foundation [Board Member]

NGO

Waterkloof Home Owners Ass. [Board Member]

NGO

Chafrica Development [Director] Family CC [Dormant

Description Extent Location

House

390sq.m.

Waterkloof Ride, Pretoria

House [Daughter]

300sq.m.

Waterkloof Ride, Pretoria

House {late mother]

250sq.m.

Attridgeville

Flat

27sq.m.

Durban

Farm

12ha

Pyramid, Pretoria

Source Public/Private

Momentum

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R215 000

774

MTN

Shares

R210 000

ABSA

Investment Acc

R22 500

Fundisa

R220 000

Momentum

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Board Member

Moral Regeneration Movement

Trustee

Bertha Gxowa Foundation

Chafrica Development Consultants [Director]

[Dormant]

Description Extent Location

House

+-390sq.m.

Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria

House [late mother]

+-250sq.m.

Atteridgeville

Flat

+ -27sq.m.

Durban

Farm

10,5h

Pyramid, Tshwane

House [late mother]

+-100sq.m.

Hammanskraal [Sold]

House [daughter]

350sq.m.

Water Kloof Ridge

Nominal Value Name of Company No Nature

R120

MTN

Asonke [774]

R900 000

ABSA

Investment

R22 000

FUNDISA

R200

R160 000

Momentum

R500

R22 000

Momentum

Once off

R250 000

Momentum

R1 350

Source Description Extent

UNISA

PHD Research

R12 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Trustee

Bertha Gxowa Foundation

Director

Chaprica Development Consultants[Dormant]

Director - Women's Centre

NGO

Board Member

Moral Regeneration Movement

Member of the Provincial Executive Committee [ANC]

Source Description Value

SAA

Pen

R90

Transnet

Letter opener

R100

Medupi

Pen set

R150

DENEL

Pen & Memo book

R90

Description Extent Location

House

+-250sq.m.

Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria

Flat

+-27sq.m.

Durban

House [Daughter]

+-189sq.m.

Waterklffo Ridge, Pretoria

House [Late mother]

+-80sq.m.

Atteridgeville, Pretoria

House [Late mother]

+-40sq.m.

Hammanskraal

Nominal Value Name of Company No Nature

+-R120 p/s

MTN

Asonke 774

R20 000

Momentum

R200 p/m

R150 000

Momentum

R500 p/m

R200 000

Momentum

R1 300 p/m

R20 000

Fundisa

R200 p/m

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Betha Gxowa Foundation - [Trustee]

Moral Regeneration Movement [Board Member]

Gauteng Provincial Executive Committee - ANC [Member]

Chaprica Development Consultants

[Dormant]

Description Extent Location

House

+-390sq.m.

Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria

House

+-100sq.m.

Hammanskraal

Flat

+-27sq.m.

Durban

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

+-R120.00 p/s

774

MTN

Asonge

+-R850 000.00

ABSA

Investment

R20 000.00

FUNDISA

R200pm

R20 000.00

Once off

Momentum

R200 000.00

Momentum

R1 300.00pm

R150 000.00

Momentum

R500pm

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Member of the Board

Moral Regenation Movement

Trustee

Bertha Gxowa Foundation

Member of the Provincial Executive Committee

African National Congress

Benchmark Foundaiton - Board Member [Resigned]

Director: Chaprica Development Consultants

[Dormant]

Description Extent Location

Flat

27sq.m.

Durban

Farm

40ha

Hammanskraal

House

+-250sq.m.

Waterkloofridge Pretoria

House [Mom's]

+-80sq.m.

Atteridgeville

House

40sq.m.

Kadube, Hammanskraal

House [Daughter's]

189sq.m.

Waterkloof Rdige