Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane

National Assembly

Formerly: Free State Provincial Legislature

Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane

About Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane

Mosebenzi Zwane previously served as the Minister of Mineral Resources. Born in Vrede, Free State, Mr Zwane got involved in politics in the early 1980s as a member of the Thembelihle Youth Congress. He later joined the Thembelihle African National Congress (ANC) branch. Mr Zwane also served in the regional executive committee of the Frankfort region in the early 1990s. He became the first secretary of the Frankfort region which became the Thabo Mofutsunyana region, preceding the amalgamation of local councils. Mr Zwane attained his secondary teacher’s diploma from the South African Teachers College in Pretoria. He also holds a certificate in Executive Leadership Municipal Development from the University of Pretoria.

Mr Zwane became a regional executive committee member of the Thabo Mofutsunyana region and subsequently its chairperson. Mr Zwane has been the regional chairperson of the Thabo Mofutsunyana ANC region since 2006.

Mr Zwane was a Member of the Free State Legislature. He has previously served as MEC in the Portfolio of Agriculture and Rural Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs in the Free State provincial government (

2021 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 35

2020 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate

Attended 38 meetings out of 48

2019 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 23

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 5 meetings

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 5 meetings

2015 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 0 meetings

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


Description Extent Location
Residential 1000m2 Moreleta Park, Pretoria
Residential 3000m2 Warden

Committee appearances

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    Hon House Chairperson of the session, hon Minister of the Department of Transport, Comrade Fikile Mbalula, hon Deputy Minister of the Department of Transport, Comrade Dikeledi Magazi, hon members of the Portfolio Committee of Transport, chairpersons and whips from other committees, hon members who are here with us today, officials ...

  • Consideration Of Report On Ncop Visit To Free State In Terms Of Programme Of Taking Parliament To The People - Free State, November 2010 16 Feb 2011

    Hon Deputy Chair, we are delighted to be invited to this House to reflect on the visit by the NCOP to our province, in particular to the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality. This is one of the highly poverty-stricken areas of our country which needs a special focus by our government. ...

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