Mr William Mothipa Madisha

Member of the National Assembly

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About William Mothipa Madisha

William Mothipa “Willie” Madisha grew up in Atteridgeville, Pretoria. He studied teaching at the Transvaal College of Education and served as President of the South African Democratic Teachers Union for 12 years (1996-2008). He also served as President of the Congress of South African Trade Unions from 1999-2008. Mr Madisha continues to work for the realisation of workers’ rights.

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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.

The Committee Secretary said that apologies had been received from the Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, ...

Mr W Madisha (COPE) said he agreed that there had been progress, but the challenges needed to be engaged with ...

The Secretary announced that apologies were received from Mr W Madisha (COPE). Ms P Van Damme (DA) remains an alternate ...

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.

(a) What are the reasons that informed the decision of the Department of Military Veterans to withdraw participation and financial ...

(a) What are the reasons that informed the decision of the Department of Military Veterans to withdraw participation and financial ...

(1) What are the details of each supplier of air-ambulance services in terms of (a) name and (b) amounts paid ...

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.

Permit me hon House Chairperson, to remind the House what happened to our late President Mandela when he was released. Only a few months he went to hospital after he ...

Hon Speaker, I rise to wish all members here present a good rest over the coming one and half months, that's when I checked. I here speak of plus or ...

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.
Type of Business Name of Employer

Member of Parliament

Parliament of SA

Description Extent Location


3 Bedroomed


Directorship/Partnership Type of Business


Private Co.

Proudly South African


Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Job Creation Trust


Umcobomvu Youth Fund


Proudly SA Campaign


Nagatshweu Trade


CPS Office Automation


Description Extent Location


3 Bedroomed