Terence Skhumbuzo Mpanza

National Assembly

Terence Skhumbuzo Mpanza

About Terence Skhumbuzo Mpanza

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I was born and bred in a place that had a great political leader at Inanda, Ohlange. As is public knowledge, Mr John Langalibalele Dube was the first President of the ANC. He also did a lot more like being the first black person to have built a comprehensive school from grade R to grade 12. In 1976 I was at Ohlange Primary School when high school learners came and fetched us from classes and we went to participate in the nationwide student uprisings against the compulsory medium of instruction which had been made Afrikaans at the time in government schools in South Africa. That was when I was introduced to politics. More...

2018 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 20

2017 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 25

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  • 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 2017 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Public Parliament


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Sharks Board Board Member
National Road Safety Advisory Council Council Member


Activity Value Name
Exco Member - Committee of Principals Member (Representing SANCO) Accommodation and Petrol Allowance Nedlac
General Secretary SANCO


Location Extent Description
Waterloo - Verulam (Durban) /-700sq.m House

Committee appearances

  • Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill: Department response to submissions 6 Jun 2018

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) said he had a different view in terms of the work that has been done by the Department. The presentation was very helpful. He wanted to know what were the compromises the Department would like to make, and it seems that the Department is leaning towards ...
  • Minister on vacancies in DoT Boards; DoT Quarter 4 Performance 5 Jun 2018

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) asked about the timelines for filling the vacancies of the boards and senior management positions. He emphasized the urgency in filling them in.
  • PRASA Interim Board on challenges; ACSA & ATNS Amendment Bills: briefing 5 Jun 2018

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) said that there had been about R4 billion that DoT had not transferred to PRASA because it had been unable to spend its Capital Expenditure (CAPEX). He appreciated the new direction of involving stakeholders in PRASA business as public transport was a national issue. His sentiment ...
  • Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill: public hearings day 3 23 May 2018

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) said her had also found the images presented offensive, and asked presenters to be sensitive to the diversity of South Africa. He asked that presentations reflect the true political nature of the country. He asked the LSNP to focus on matters involving the Committee and direct ...
  • Public Audit Amendment Draft Bill: finalisation 22 May 2018

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) commented that the report had to be consistent with what was stated under 5.1 (in the memorandum section) in the Bill. The report agreed in spirit with the Minister, although the wording was different. If the wording was changed in the report, it had to ...

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Plenary appearances

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