Mr Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

National Assembly

Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

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

Read more about Mr Mabhena in our blog feature here:

2021 committee attendance as mp

73% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 41

2020 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 37 meetings out of 43

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 20

Attendance Methodology

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2019 [Source]


Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body
Private Company K2017358029


Value Description Source
RTMC Power Bank, pouch, memory stick, pen and business card holder RTMC
Diary, pen, power bank, memory stick, cup RTIA
Diary and memory stick RSR


Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property
Residential Dawn Park 1000m²

Committee appearances

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 1 Dec 2020

    (1)Whether, in light of a feasibility report of October 2014, with a directive that the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) should submit a Treasury Approval 1 (TA 1) application to the National Treasury for funding considerations which Prasa subsequently submitted to the National Treasury on 30 October 2014, ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 1 Dec 2020

    (1)What are the processes and procedures of the SA Civil Aviation Authority that are in place to ensure that (a) all licensing and (b) operating conditions are met; (2) whether the specified processes and procedures were followed in the case of a certain company (name furnished); if not, why not; ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 20 Nov 2020

    (1)Whether, with reference to the (a) recent unrest in Mpumalanga, particularly in the Thembisile Hani Local Municipality, Dr J S Moroka Local Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality and (b) weeks-long protest at the Union Buildings by the specified communities demanding the implementation of the Moloto Rail Corridor, his department ...

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Plenary appearances

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