Mr Nyiko Floyd Shivambu

National Assembly

Nyiko Floyd Shivambu

About Nyiko Floyd Shivambu

Mr Shivambu (born 1 January 1983) is the Deputy President and Chief Whip of the EFF. He was born in Malamulele, Limpopo.

Mr Shivambu graduated from Mphambo High School in Malamulele in 2001, and went on to study at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He earned a Bachelor's degree as well as an Honours Degree in Political Studies and International Relations. Mr Shivambu went on to graduate with a Master's degree, with distinction, in political studies in 2014.In his third year at the University of the Witwatersrand, Mr Shivambu was elected president of the university's Student Representative Body and joined the ANC Youth League.

2019 committee attendance as mp

58% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 24

2018 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 40 meetings out of 44

2017 committee attendance as mp

34% attendance rate

Attended 44 meetings out of 129

2016 committee attendance as mp

22% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 142

2015 committee attendance as mp

20% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 137

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

33% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 63

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


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Committee appearances

  • South African Reserve Bank & Prudential Authority on 2018/19 Annual Reports 11 Sep 2019

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) asked about the exact amount transferred to the national revenue fund from the SARB’s profits. Were profits generated by the African Bank also transferred to government? He wanted to know about the percentage of black and white suppliers within the bank’s procurement space. He ...
  • Committee discussion on process and programme 11 Sep 2019

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) mentioned that the coordination of the meeting should have been better, and that the meeting’s agenda needed to be dealt with upfront so that the Committee is updated on a thorough process, qualitatively. He acknowledged the proposed Workshop of Experts and mentioned that the mandate ...
  • Steinhoff Investigation update 4 Sep 2019

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) said that the Committee Members were underestimating the complexity of the situation. The situation related to a multi-national company owned by SAs but involved internationally. The Committees should look into that aspect. What did the Committees seek to achieve from the enquiry? Did they want the ...
  • Induction Workshop continued 21 Aug 2019

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) stated that he had to leave early for the Ethics Committee, where he would be looking at problems of non-declaration in the ruling party. He noted a few broad issues the Committee should cover, highlighting funeral and burial schemes and policies. These were criminal and violent ...
  • Induction & Stakeholder Engagement on their role, mandate and key strategic objectives 20 Aug 2019

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) asked how many entities were operating under the NT. He pointed out that the NT had announced them to be 16, but public records listed 17 of them. How many of these entities were established by law, how many by proclamation and how many were just ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Enterprises 12 Sep 2019

    With reference to the R50 to R60 billion that he stated was allegedly lost to state capture, (a) what are the reasons he did not raise this figure at the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture (b) which companies and/or entities stole the R50-R60 billion and, (c ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 29 Mar 2019

    Whether, with reference to his reply to question 3915 on 9 January 2019, the implementation of the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council resolution included employees in Programme One; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what total number of employees in Programme One (i) qualified ...
  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic 20 Feb 2019

    Whether the donors of his political campaign to become president of his political organisation are holders of government contracts; if so, in each case, (a) what are their names and (b) which government contracts do they hold?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NO462E 4 Mar 2015

    Hon Speaker?

  • NO462E 4 Mar 2015

    Hon Speaker, I think there might be some degree of conceptual confusion about tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance.

    The question that we have posed to the Deputy President is in relation to aggressive tax avoidance. The high-level panel on illicit financial flows says that the US$2 billion - that ...

All Plenary Appearances