Mr Thembinkosi Rawula

National Assembly

Thembinkosi Rawula

About Thembinkosi Rawula

Mr Rawula serves in the national leadership of the EFF, the Central Command Team Member responsible for Labour and Trade Union Relations. He has previously been involved with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) as the Eastern Cape Labour Coordinator in 2003 to 2006. He also worked as Human Resource and Capacity Building Advisor in 2014 and 2015. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Public Administration from NMMU, a Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Law from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours Degree in Public Administration from the University of South Africa.

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2018 committee attendance as mp

57% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 21

2017 committee attendance as mp

53% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 58

2016 committee attendance as mp

53% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 40

  • 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.

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 2017 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Private Sanlam (Annuity Fund)


Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Shares Databay (Pty) Company not Functioning 1 100
Umqosi CC(Dormant) 1
Masiqhube Cc (dormant) 1


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
General - Not Functioning DataBay (Pty)


Location Extent Description
Port Elizabeth Residential Property Residential
Port Elizabeth Erf 128 147 (40sq.m) Residential

Committee appearances

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 19 Dec 2018

    Whether, with reference to the reply of the Minister of Public Service and Administration to question 141 for oral reply on 7 September 2018, his department and the entities reporting to him implemented the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council resolution that all persons employed in the Public Service as Assistant ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 18 Dec 2018

    With reference to the reply to question 2494 on 9 October 2018, by what date will the payment to a certain person (name furnished) in recognition of life partnership application be finalised and (b) by what date will the specified person start receiving payment?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 18 Dec 2018

    (1)Whether the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) was awarded any contracts that a certain person (name furnished) was involved in as a government official; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) on what date was the tender awarded, (b) what is the total number ...

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Plenary appearances

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