Mr Zondi Silence Makhubele

National Assembly

Zondi Silence Makhubele

About Zondi Silence Makhubele

What is your political background? How did you become involved in politics and become an MP for your party? I became a bit politically aware round about ’82 when I went to high school. We were told that for us as students, we needed to have SRCs so we started fighting for that. That also resulted from the Soweto Uprising of 1976 when many students were taken out of schools in Soweto by their parents and sent to schools in the Bantustans because there it was still calm and the kids could finish their schooling. There was also the formation of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) and the United Democratic Fund (UDF) around that time. We fought against the prefect system and some reactionary principals who seemed to be against progress or allowing SRCs to be there fighting for the wellbeing of students. Generally, this caused one to start participating and then get exposed to the politics of the UDF which engulfed the whole country. There was no need for legal membership at that time because a lot of the work was done underground. More...

2018 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 45 meetings out of 46

2017 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 35 meetings out of 38

2016 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 26 meetings out of 27

2015 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 24

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

33% attendance rate

Attended 4 meetings out of 12

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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary - Dividend Sanlam Limited 270 R245

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-Profit Organisation Khanyisa Education Centre

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Giyani 5 Bedroomed House Double site
Phalaborwa 3 Bedroomed Flat
Giyani Site and 3 Bedroomed House 87 Section E
St Helena Bay 421sq.m 1 Site - erf 9995
St Helena bay 500sq.m 1 Site - erf 11134

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary dividend Sanlam Limited 270 R245

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
NGO Khanyisa Education Centre

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Giyani 2 Plots
Phalaborwa Flat
St Helena Bay 1 Site - erf 9995
St Helena Bay 1 Site - erf 11134

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary Sanlam 270 R75.60

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non-profit company Gazankulu Private Schools Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Giyani Double plot Double plot
Phalaborwa 3 Bedroomed Flat
St Helena Bay 500sq.m. Site - erf 11134
St Helena Bay 421sq.m. Site - erf 9995

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Phalaborwa 1 Bedroomed Flat
St Helena Bay [Cape Town] 1 Site
Giyani Township 2 Sites

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary Sanlam 270 R1,30p/s

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Giyani Double plot Plot
Phalaborwa Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary Sanlam 270 R1,30ps

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Giyani Double plot Plot
Phalaborwa Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company
200 Naspers

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description Extent
Phalaborwa Flat
Section E, Giyani Plot Double plot

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
- Naspers 200 -

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Section E, Giyani Double plot Plot
Phalaborwa - Flat

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 16 Nov 2012

    Whether he has found that the performance of the sector education and training authorities (Setas) in implementing the National Skills Development Strategy III has met the envisaged outcomes in terms of training learners for full qualifications rather than in short courses; if not, what steps does he intend to take ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 16 Nov 2012

    (a) How does he intend to deal with the shortcomings at further education and training (FET) colleges with regard to (i) governance, (ii) administrative capacity to handle finances and (ii) limited finances for operations and (b) what steps has he already taken in this regard?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Notices Of Motion 12 Sep 2013

    Speaker, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the ANC:

    That the House debates the role of stakeholders in basic education.

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, I should firstly thank the Minister for the comprehensive response that she gave to my question.

    However, I have a follow-up question: What are the efforts and/or the initiatives by your department to encourage or incentivise other universities to offer similar programmes for learners to be ...

All Plenary Appearances