Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi

Formerly: National Assembly

Rejoice Mabudafhasi

About Rejoice Mabudafhasi

Ms Mabudafhasi currently serves as the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture. She was born on 23 May 1943 and has been a member of National Executive Council (NEC) of African National Congress (ANC) since December 2007 and has served as a Chairperson of the Mvula Trust Board from 1997 and as a Co-Chair of the Global Network of Women Ministers and Leaders of Environment since 2004. The former teacher, worked as a Librarian at the University of the North from 1965 to 1994. She has served as a Secretary of United Democratic Front (UDF) Northern Transvaal region. She organised rural women on various self-help projects, and had served as a Commissioner for the Human Rights Commission from 1990 to 1992. Prior to her appointment, she served as a Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism from 1999 to 2009. Source: (



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Value Description Source
R350 Ndebele small blanket Mpumalanga Depart of Arts
R150 Isi Xhosa head gear Buffalo City Crafters

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Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 17 Jul 2014

    Hon Speaker, Minister Mthethwa, chairperson of the portfolio committee Mme Tom, hon members of the portfolio committee and chief executives of public entities, we are lucky today because we have Ambassador Barbara Masekela, our esteemed social cohesion advocate, as our guest. [Applause.] Kurt Darren is also present. He refused to ...

  • National Environmental Management Laws Second Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 6 Jun 2013

    The main purpose of the National Environmental Management Laws Second Amendment Bill is to amend certain provisions of the National Environmental Management Act of 1998, to close regulatory gaps and to further enhance the environmental management systems.

    The Bill will enhance service delivery as it provides for environmental management programmes ...

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