Ms Zukiswa Veronica Ncitha

Member of the National Council of Provinces

Zukiswa Veronica Ncitha

About Zukiswa Veronica Ncitha

In 1990, Ms Ncitha was elected COSATU's Gender Convenor in the Border Region. In 1994 COSATU seconded her to the Office of the Premier to set up the Provincial Gender Machinery, which resulted in the establishment of the Office on the Status of Women in the province. She was subsequently elected as a member of the Provincial Women Coalition Committee. In 1999 she became an Executive Member of the National Women's Coalition, and in 2006 she participated in the formation of the Progressive Women's Movement. In 2007, Ms Ncitha became a member of the Central Committee of the South African Communist Party (SACP), and was elected Convener of the Gender Transformation Commission. She represented the SACP in the historic Congress of the Left, which was held in Sweden, where she presented the Gender Transformation programme of the Party. In 2008 she was again included in the SACP delegation to CUBA to study that country's political, systematic and functional organization as a communist model. On 31 May 2011, Ms Ncitha was elected as the first Executive Mayor of the newly-established Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

8% attendance rate (2 of 24 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

43% attendance rate (33 of 77 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate (57 of 68 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (41 of 48 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (22 of 27 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

50% attendance rate (1 of 2 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (4 of 4 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (1 of 1 )

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.

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 Chairperson noted that Ms Z Ncitha (ANC, Eastern Cape) had informed her earlier that she struggled with connectivity.

Ms Z Ncitha (ANC, Eastern Cape) seconded the adoption of the report.

The Minister or the Deputy Minister were not present. The Chairperson said that in the last meeting the Minister had ...

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.

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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.

Chairperson, good morning to the leadership of the NCOP, my colleagues and those who are listening at home. We present to you the Lesawell petition which we received on 30 ...

Hon Chair, as you have indicated that we will be presenting the Report of Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence on the activities of the committee after five months of establishment, ...

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.
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East London

4 Bedroom House

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Parliament

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Parliament

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

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East London Eastern Cape

4 bedrooms

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Residence

Amalinda

Value Of Contract Period Of Contract State Entity Contract

R4000

Once Off

Dept. of Public works

Providing Plastic Bags . Contract handed over to my daughter

R9 949.55

Once Off

Dept of Labour

Binding Machine. Mr daughter's contract [Pumeza Megan Ncitha]

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4 Bedroomed

East London