Mr Mzameni Richard Mdakane

Formerly: National Assembly

Mzameni Richard Mdakane

About Mzameni Richard Mdakane

Mr Mdakane was deployed to work for the ANC underground in 1979. He was arrested in 1985 for involvement with student politics but was acquitted in 1989. He studied economics and African history at Khanya College. In 1994 he became a Member of the Gauteng Legislature and was also made Chief Whip of the ANC in the Legislature until 2004. He served as the Legislature's Speaker from 2004 until 2009. Mr Mdakane serves as Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in the Fifth Parliament (2014 - 2019)

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (4 of 4 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (43 of 43 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (46 of 47 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate (32 of 34 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate (48 of 50 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (13 of 13 )

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.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

The Chairperson welcomed everyone present and submitted that the Committee would be considering and adopting its Legacy Report. He proposed ...

The Chairperson said that the MSA must address the issues to make the country work again.

The Chairperson said the 6th Parliament would be dealing with these other matters.

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.

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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.

I thought that we are debating a report of the committee out of its visit from China. We aren't debating China. It is very important that we do that because ...

Hon House Chairperson, hon members, the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and

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.
Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

Public

No Name of Company Nature

20%

Midway two Personnel (Deregistration)

Ordinary

Description Extent Location

Residential

1000 m2

Bramleyview, Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Fund

Public

No Name of Company Nature

20%

Midieway Two Personnel (Deregistration)

Ordinary

China SA Friendship Association

Friendship Association

Description Sponsor

Sponsored through SANCO to Visit China - Journey (South Africa to China)

CPC- Centre for International Exchanges

Description Extent Location

Residential

1000sq.m

No 48 - Cresent Road Bramleyview, Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

Public

No Name of Company Nature

20%

Road Mix [Final deregistration]

Civil

20%

Road Mix [Final deregistration]

Civil

Midway Two Personnel [Deregistration]

Mudengu Resources [Deregistration]

Sesikhona Systems [Deregistered]

MRK Construction [Final deregistration]

Yikho International Education Service [Final deregistration]

China SA Friendship Association

Friendship Association

Description Extent Location

Residential

2 000sq.m.

Bedfordview

No Name of Company Nature

20%

Road Mix [AR Final deregistration]

Civil

Midway Personnel [Deregistration process]

Mudengu Resources Holdings [Deregistered]

Sesikhona Systems [Final deregistration]

MRK Construction [Final deregistration]

Yik Ho International Education services Centre [Final deregistration]

China & SA Friendship

Source Description

Mr Denis Wang

Chinese tea

Description Extent Location

Residential

2 000sq.m.

Bedfordview

Residential

1 200sq.m.

Bramleyview, JHB

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Midway Two Personnel

[Dormant]

Source Description Value

Public Enterprises

Blue Train pen

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Residentail

1 500sq.m.

Bedfordview

House

1 000sq.m.

Bramleyview, JHB

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

Public

Nominal Value Name of Company No

R2 000

Midway Two Personnel [Dormant]

20

Description Sponsor

From Tshwane to Cape Town

Public Enterprises

Source Description

Public Enterprises

Blue Train from Tshwane to Cape Town

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers

Public

Name of Company No Nominal Value

MRK Construction [Dormant]

20

Midway Holdings [Resigned - no shares]

40

R1 000 p/s

Mndengu Resources [Dormant]

10

R1 000

Sesikhona [Deregistered]

Source Description Extent

Supersport

Tickets and Hotel accommodation for Nedbank Cup Final in Durban

Unknown

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

MRK

[Dormant]

Sesikhona

Closed down

Midway Two Holdings [Resigned]

Cleaning, construction, labour solutions

Mndengu Resources

[Dormant]

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 000sq.m.

Bedfordview

Business property [converted into offices]

700sq.m.

Bromlyview

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Midway Two Holdings [Group of Companies]

Cleaning, Construction, Labour Solution

Mudenga Resources

Dormant Co.

MRK

Dormant Co.

Sesikhona

[Closed down]

Source Description Value

Multi Choice SA and Super Sports International

Travel bag

Unknown

Multi Choice SA and Super Sports International

Walka

Unknown

Multi Choice SA and Super Sports International

Braai fork

Unknown

Mr Li from China

Tie

R400.00

Supersport International

Gift of 390 British Pounds [sponsorship]

390 British Pounds

Description Extent Location

Resdiential

2 000sq.m.

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension

Public

Nominal Value Name of Company No

R1 000 per share

Midway Holdings [Group of Companies]

40

R100.00

Mudenga Resources [Dormant]

10

MRK Construction [Dormant]

20

Sesikhona Meterings [Deregistered]

Description Sponsor

Olympic Games in London

Multi Choice Sa and Super Sports International

Source Description Extent

Multi Choice SA and Supersport International

Sponsored a visit for 5 days to Olympic Games in London

Sponsored a visit for 5 days to Loympic Games in London

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension

Public

Nominal Value Name of Company No Nature

R100.00

MRK Construction [Dormant]

20

[Dormant]

15

SANCO - GP

R100.00

[Dormant]

6

R50.00

Service [Dormant]

10

Midway Turo (Pty) Ltd

25%

Friendship Association

making

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Services

Education [Dormant]

Mudenga

Mining [Dormant]

Sesikhona System

Meterings [Dormant]

Onga

Electrical [Dormant]

MRK

Construction [Dormant]

of the Board]

Communication, Construction, Cleaning services, Power brokering

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 000sq.m.

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R100 p.s.

20

MRK Construction

Shares

15

Sesikhone Systems [Deregistered]

On behalf of SAMCO

R1 000 p.s.

6

Midenga Resources

R50.00 p.s.

10

Gikho International education Services Centre

-

-

-

South Africa - China Friendship Ass.

-

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Gikho International Education Services Centre

Education

Midenga Resources Holdings

Mining

South Africa - China Friendship Association

Section 21 Co. - Promoting people to people frienships

Sesikhona Systems

Metering electricity [being deregistered]

Onga

Never got registered

MRK

Construction

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 000 sq.m.

Johannesburg