Mr Ngoako Abel Ramatlhodi

Formerly: National Assembly

Ngoako Abel Ramatlhodi

About Ngoako Abel Ramatlhodi

Mr Ramatlhodi was born on 21 August 1955 at Tauyatswala Village in Limpopo. Adv Ramatlhodi was enrolled for post-matriculation studies at the University of the North from 1977 to 1979. He is a founder member and first chairperson of the University of the North Arts and Drama Association and was Chairperson of the Central Cultural Committee, which served as the students' only voice after the banning of the Students' Representative Council (SRC). Adv Ramatlhodi was also a founder member of the Azanian Students' Organisation, later known as South African Students' Congress and a member of a team, which formed the Congress of South African Students.

He went into exile in Lesotho on 17 July 1980, where he continued with his studies. During this time he was involved in various student activities. From 1981 to 1983, he was second secretary for the Committee of Action and Solidarity for South African Students. He was Secretary for Public and Foreign Affairs of the NUL SRC, responsible for liaison with external organisations, issuing statements on behalf of the SRC-coordinating public functions. He was also a member of the NUL Admissions Committee from 1982 to 1983. From 1983 to 1984, he was president of the NUL SRC. He was also a member of the University Council and the highest executive authority of the students' union and was involved in negotiations with management and other structures of the NUL. He obtained a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (BJuris) from the National University of Lesotho (NUL) in 1984 and a Bachelor of Law from the NUL in 1986.

From 1986 to 1988, Adv Ramatlhodi was head of the ANC Regional Political and Military Council of the Zimbabwe Mission. In 1988, he obtained a Master of Science (MSc) in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe and was admitted to the Bar of Lesotho as an advocate in 1997.From 1990 to 1992, he was recalled to Zambia to become political secretary and speech writer for the then ANC President Oliver Tambo. In this capacity, he served as the secretary of the ANC Control Commission, a body responsible for the coordination of the entire liberation movement's activities and served former President Nelson Mandela in the same capacity.

He returned to South Africa in June 1991 where he was employed by the University of the North as Deputy Registrar, Executive Assistant to the Rector and lecturer in Public International Law from 1992 to 1994. From May 1994 to 22 April 2004, he was Premier of Limpopo for two full terms. He was also chairperson of the ANC in Limpopo from December 1991 to 1996. In 2005, he led the ANC delegations to oversee the election process on the invitation of the Zimbabwe Government. He has been the head of the ANC Elections Committee since 2008.From 2009 to 2010, he served as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development, as well as Chairperson of the ANC cluster on Peace and Stability. In 2009, he was admitted to the Bar of South Africa and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Law Degree by the University of Limpopo. He has been a member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) since 1991. Adv Ramatlhodi was the Director of the ANC Policy Institute from 2004 until 2009. He also served as a member of the Judicial Service Commission from 2010 to date.

Adv Ramatlhodi was Deputy Minister of Correctional Services from 1 November 2010 to 25 May 2014. He was the Minister of Mineral Resources from 26 May 2014 to 22 September 2015 where he was appointed the Minister of Public Service and Administration on 23 September 2015.

Source: South African Government

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Formerly

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Public
GEPF [Parliament] Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
100% Magoebaskloof Manor Trust Shares
50% Zibediela Bricks (Pty) Shares
50% Legakabiwa Mining (Pty) Shares
50% Lithemba Investment Shares
100% Mamphore Family Trust Shares
13% ICE Fund Management (Pty) Shares
100% Ngwako Ramatlhodi Legal Services Shares
15% Preciant Shares

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Afluxx Trading Private Co.
Platinum Mile Investment 577 Private Co.
Mavuapula Brokers Private Co.

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Public Servants National Conference Cushin sheep skin R1 700
GEMS Fit-Bit Health Monitor R1 500

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot with house 17,5ha Magoebaskloof - Limpopo
House Estate House Midrand

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
-R9m 100% Magoebaskloof Manor Trust Shares
50% Lekgakabiwe Mining (Pty) Shares
+-R3m 50% Zibediela Bricks (Pty) Shares
50% Lithemba Investments (Pty) Shares
100% Mamphore Family Trust
13% Ice Fund Management Shares
100% Ngoako Ramathodi Legal Services Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Dubai Diamond Conference in April 21-22, 2015 Dubai Diamond Exchange

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Afluxx Trading 2 Private Co.
Platinum Mile Investments 577 Private Co.
Maruapula Brokers Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Magoebaskloof Plot Magoebaskloof

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Afluxx Trading 2 Private Co.
Platinum Mile Investments 577 Private Co.
Maruapula Brokers Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot with house 17,5ha Limpopo

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
+-R9m 100% Magoebaskloof Manor Trust Shares
+-R3m 50% Zibediela Bricks (Pty) Shares
50% Lekgakabiwe Mining (Pty) Shares
50% Lithemba Investments (Pty) Shares
50% Lithemba Investments (Pty) Shares
100% Mamphore Family Trust
13% Ice Fund Management Shares
100% Ngoako Ramatlhodi Legal Services Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Attend the special tripartite PAMDC Council of Minister's Meeting - 18 July 2014 in Zambia PAMDC

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description
PAMDC Attend the special tripartite PAMDC Council of Minister's Meeting - 18 July 2014 in Zambia

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Public
Parliament Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Zbediela Bricks Pty
Legakabiwe Mining Pty
Lithemba Investments Pty
Mampore Family Trust
Ice Fund Management Pty 13%
Magoebaskloof Manor Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot with house 17,5ha Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Not Supplied Legal Consulting Firm No Ngoako Ramatlhodi Legal Consultancy Services

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Nonokwena Property Investment RT Company
Platinum Mile Investment PT Company
Maruapulo Brokers RT Company
Afflux Trading 2 RT Company

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Public
Parliament Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Magoebaskloof Manor Trust
Zibediela Bricks (Pty)
Legakabiwe Mining (Pty)
Lithemba Investments (Pty)
Mampore Family Trust
Ice Fund Management (Pty) 13%

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot with house 17,5ha Limpopo

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Not Supplied Legal Consulting Firm No Ngoako Ramatlodi Legal Consulting Services

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Nokokwena Property Investment Private Co.
Platinum Mile Investment Private Co.
Maruapula Brokers Private Co.
Afflux Trading 1 Private Co.

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Nature Name of Company No
Trust +-R9m
Legakabiwe Mining Pty
Lithemba Investments Pty
Mamphore Family Trust
Ice Fund Management Pty 13%
+-R3m Zibediela Bricks Pty

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Consulting Services Legal Consulting Firm
Nokokwena Property Investment Private Co.
Platinum Mile Investment 577 Private Co.
Maruapula Brokers Private Co.
Afflux Trading 2 Private Co.
Consulting Services Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot with house 17,5ha Magoebaskloof

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Military Veterans Pension Public
Parliament Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
R3m + Makgobaskloof Manor Trust
Zibediela Bricks (Pty) Shares
Legakabiwe Mining (Pty) Shares
Lithemba Investments (Pty) Shares
Newly registered Mamphore Family Trust

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Nokokwena Property Investment Private Co.
Platinum Mile Investments 577 Private Co.
Maruapula Brokers Private Co.
Afflux Trading 2 Private Co.
Ambledown risk and Underwriting Managers Private Co.
Michmel CC

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot with house 17,5ha Magoebaskloof [Limpopo]

Committee appearances

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources 20 Mar 2015

    NA QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY QUESTION NUMBER: 877 ADVANCE NOTICE NO: DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NUMBER: NW1026E Mr D America (DA) to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources: (1) Whether his department or the entities reporting to him provides any type of sponsorships; if ...

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Plenary appearances

  • Marine Living Resources Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 7 Nov 2013

    Hon House Chair, on a point of order: His time has expired, sir. [Interjections.]

  • Appropriation Bill 29 May 2013

    Chairperson, Minister Ndebele, the change of guard in the Ministry on 12 June 2012, which saw the arrival of the hon Minister Ndebele from the Department of Transport and the departure of hon Mapisa-Nqakula for the Department of Defence and Military Veterans, allows me the opportunity to say to the ...

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