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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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Military Veterans

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Magoebaskloof Magoebaskloof Plot

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Limpopo 17,5ha Plot with house

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Military Veterans

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

SPONSORSHIPS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Military Veterans
Public Parliament

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

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

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Military Veterans
Public Parliament

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

Location Extent Description
Limpopo 17,5ha Plot with house

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Military Veterans

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Magoebaskloof 17,5ha Plot with house

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Military Veterans Pension
Public Parliament Pension

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Co. 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
CC Michmel

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

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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