Mr Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

Member of the National Assembly

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About Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

Mr Mabhena is a member of the Democratoc Alliance. He is a member of the National Assembly and serves in the Portfolio Committee of Transport.

He served in the DA in two provinces (Mpumalanga and Gauteng) occupying various roles in the DA in the two provinces as follows:


  • Transport coordinator: Dr JS Moroka Constituency 2009 General Elections

  • Constituency Secretary: DJ Moroka Constituency - 2010

  • Deputy Constituency Chairperson DA Youth: Dr JS Moroka Constituency – 2012

  • Member of the DA Youth Provincial Council: 2009 – 2013


  • DA Youth Constituency Youth Rep: Hlanganani Constituency – 2014

  • Constituency Officer: JHB Central Constituency – 2015 (Professional staffer)

  • Johannesburg Regional Coordinator: Telecanvassing – 2015 (Professional Staffer)

  • Events coordinator: Logistics Mashaba Mayoral campaign – 2015 & 2016 (Professional staffer)

  • PR Councillor City Of Johannesburg Metro municipality – 2016

  • Constituency Chairperson: Hlanganani constituency – 2017

  • Member of Parliament – 2019

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate (37 of 48 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (37 of 43 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (19 of 20 )

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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.

Mr T Mabhena (DA) agreed with the points made by Mr Mangcu and Mr Hunsinger.

Mr T Mabhena (DA) objected strongly to the postponement of the oversight visit to Mpumalanga. The Committee’s job was not ...

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.

What (a) prompted the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to move Ikwekwezi FM from Johannesburg to Tshwane a few years ago, ...

(1)      Whether, in view of the recent alleged cyber-attack at Transnet that occurred on the 22 July 2021 and the resultant ...

(1)       Whether, given the recent alleged cyber-attack at Transnet that occurred on 22 July 2021 and the resultant notice of ...

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.

House Chair, I move without notice:

That the House-

1) notes that the Ndebele Students Association, NSA, hosted its first ever Ndebele Spelling Bee and debate competition at the University ...

No, I will not take the question.

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.
Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity


Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Property development

Maprata Property Development

Value Description Source


Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Residential property

Dawn park

3 bedroom house

Public/Private Source

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value


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Description of Benefit Source


Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship


Type of Business Name of Employer


Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity


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Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body



Private Company


Value Description Source


Power Bank, pouch, memory stick, pen and business card holder


Diary, pen, power bank, memory stick, cup


Diary and memory stick


Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property


Dawn Park