Alvin Botes

Member of the National Assembly

Formerly: Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

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About Alvin Botes

Alvin Botes is serving as the Deputy Minister of International Relations. Mr Botes has previously served as an MEC for Social Development in the Northern Cape as well as served as MEC for COGHSTA (Cooperative Governance Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs).He has also been Deputy Secretary for the ANC in the Northern Cape.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 12 meetings

2021 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 8 meetings

2020 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 10 meetings

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (2 of 2 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate (13 of 15 )

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.

Mr A Botes (ANC) noted that the Department had received a qualified audit on infrastructure spending and wanted to know ...

Mr A Botes (ANC) said a research report is needed on the status of current educators who are unemployed.On the ...

Mr A Botes (ANC) said that when a school has a focused Principle, the school would perform well. He then ...

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.

In light of the fact that one of the intentions of the meeting of Ministers of Sport in the BRICS ...

(1) What progress has her department made regarding the recommendation of the Ministerial Task Team to make History a compulsory ...

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.

The ANC welcomes the opening of a new state-of-the-art school in Soweto, the Protea Glen Secondary School which is worth more than R57 million. The school boasts 28 classrooms, an ...

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

That the House -

1) notes that - ...

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.
Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

None

None

None

None

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

None

None

Value Description Source

+- R500

Coffee mag, mask and pure Canadian maple syrup

Canadian High Commissioner in honor of Canada’s National Day on 1 July 2020

+-R500

A box of secret tea from Korea

Ambassador Park Jong-Dae: Embassy of the Republic of Korea

+-R900

A silver boat ornament

Ambassador of Oman

+/- R600

X1 Makers Mark whiskey Ferrero Rocher Chocolates

Ambassador of Morocco

+/- R12k

Lenovo Laptop (approval was obtained from the Presidency to retain the laptop)

Ambassador of China

+-R500

A bottle of Anthonij Rupert wine Optima 2015 and Nazoe orange cordial juice 2 litre

Ambassador D Hamadziripi: Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe

+/-R800

X1 Chivas Regal X1 Golden Kaaan Merlot

Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic

+-R500

Box of dates

Ambassador of the State to Qatar Tarq Ali Faraj Al-Ansari

+-R600

1 bottle of Kamarudin & 1 bottle of Tamarind syrup and x 2 chocolates

Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Townhouse

Kimberley

+/-200 square metres

Agricultural Dwelling

Glen Austin

1.7 hectares

Vacant plot

Fisherhaven

+/- 481 square metres

Private residence

Kimberley

Public/Private Source

Public

Office Bearers Pension Fund

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Property

Poliyane Property Trust

None - Trustee

R2.8m

Poliyane Tourism and Leisure Trust

NOTE: Resigned as Trustee in 2021

Description of Journey Sponsor

None

None

Description of Benefit Source

None

None

Extent Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

None

None

None

Type of Business Name of Employer

None

None

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

None

None

None

Details of all benefits derived Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number

None

Poliyane Tourism and Leisure Trust

Resigned as trustee during 2021

IT 212/2005

None

Poliyane Property Trust

Trustee

IT 65/09

Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

None

None

None

None

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

None

None

Value Description Source

No gifts with a value exceeding R1500 was received during this period.

+/- R8000

Hunting Trip

Maverick Safari’s

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Townhouse

Kimberley

+/-200 square metres

Agricultural Dwelling

Glen Austin

1.7 hectares

Vacant plot

Fisherhaven

+/- 481 square metres

Private residence

Kimberley

Public/Private Source

Public

Office Bearers Pension Fund

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Property

Poliyane Tourism and Leisure Trust

None-Trustee

R17.3m

Property

Poliyane Property Trust

None - Trustee

R2.8m

Description of Journey Sponsor

None

None

Description of Benefit Source

None

None

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

None

None

None

Type of Business Name of Employer

None

None

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

None

None

None

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

Poliyane Tourism and Leisure Trust

Trustee

IT 212/2005

None

Poliyane Property Trust

Trustee

IT 65/09

None

Public/Private Source

Public

Political Office Bearers Pension Fund

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Property

Poliyane Tourism &Leisure Trust

Non Trustee -

R17.3m

Property

Poliyane Property Trust

Not Trustee

R2.8m

Media Printing

Sekunjalo Naspers

-

R14.0000 R16.0000

Media Media

MTN Phuthumani Nathi

-

R27.000 R10.000

Petroleum

SASOL INDALO

-

R22.000

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Property

Poliyane Tourism & Leisure

Property

Poliyane Property Trust

Value Description Source

±R9 700.00

Hunting

Maverick SAFARI’s

±R8 600.00

Dad’s &Lad’s Camp

Maverick SAFARI’S

± R500.00

A box of dates

Ambassador Abdulla Hussain Alijaber of the Ste of Qatar – received on 10/06/2019

±R500.00

Table Cloth and a book

Ambassador of Portugal – received on 24/06/2019

± R600.00

2 bottles of Olive oil 250 ml in a wooden box

Ambassador of Algeria AE Naceur Belaeol – received on 26/06/2019

±R10 000.00

Lenovo laptop V330 – Model 81AX ( received written approval from President to retain gift)

Ambassador of China to South Africa – received on 27/06/2019

± R500.00

Box of dates

Ambassador of Algeria AE Naceur Belaeol – received on 08/08/2019

± R800.00

Small Painting

Ambassador of Cuba in South Africa Rodolfo Benitex Version – received on 08/08/2019

±R1000.00

Small Box of Cuban Cigars

Ambassador of Cuba in South Africa Rodolfo Benitex Version – received on 08/08/2019

±R300.00

Rosary and box of Chocolates

Ambassador of Venezuela – received on 27/08/2019

±R1000.00

Cuban cigars (Habanos Cohiba)

First Deputy Minister of Cuba Marcellino Medina Gonzalez – received on 05/09/2019

±R500.00

Fidel Castro Photograph book

First Deputy Minister of Cuba Marcellino Medina Gonzalez – received on 05/09/2019

±R300.00

5X7” Photo frame

High Commission of the Republic of Singapore Chua Thai-keong – received on 12/09/2019

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Town House

Kimberley

±200m²

Agricultural Dwelling

Glen Austin

1.7 ha

Vacant Plot

Fisher haven

±481m²

Source

Political Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

-

Poliyane Tourism

Property

-

Poliyane Property Trust

Property

R14 000

Sekunjalo

R16 000

NASPERS

Printing

R27 000

MTN

Media

R10 000

Phuthumanathi

Media

R22 000

Sasol Inzalo

Petroleum

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

Poliyane Property Trust

IT65/09

None

Trustee

Poliyane Tourism

IT 212/2005

Description Extent Location

Townhouse

/-22 m2

SouthRidge

Agricultural Dwelling

1.7 Hectares

Glen Austin

Vacant Plot

/- 487 m2

Fisherhaven