Ms Thoko Didiza

National Assembly

Thoko Didiza

About Thoko Didiza

Ms Angela Thokozile Didiza is currently serving as the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.

Ms Didiza served as Minister for Public Works from 22 May 2006 until 2008. Prior to this appointment, she was Minister for Agriculture and Land Affairs from 17 June 1999 until 22 May 2006 and as Deputy Minister of Agriculture from May 1994 until June 1999.

Academic Qualifications Ms Didiza holds a BA degree majoring in Sociology and Politics 2003, Honours degree in Politics (2007), has obtained a Diploma in Personnel and Training Practice at Executive Education College in Durban 1989, Diploma in Journalism with Birnam Business College, Johannesburg 1991, and Diploma in Business and Financial Management at Executive Education College, Johannesburg. She also obtained a Certificate in Secretarial Course at Sached, Durban 1981 and a Certificate in Public Relations, Executive Education College, Durban 1990. She Matriculated at Ohlange High School, Inanda, Durban in 1981.

Career/Positions/Memberships/Other Activities Ms Didiza worked as a Programme Officer for Diakonia's Social Action Network unit from 1987 to March 1989, Co-ordinator of the National Youth Programme, South African Council of World Affiliated Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) from March 1989 until 1993 and as National Deputy General Secretary, South African Council of YWCA from 1993 until 1994. Ms Didiza also served as a Treasurer of the Natal Women's Organisation in 1986, Women's Advisory Committee member of South African Council of Churches (SACC) in 1987, Executive member of Inter-church Youth, SACC in 1989, associate member of the Women's Development Bank in 1991 and National General Secretary, Women's National Coalition from 1992 until February 1994. She was also a Facilitator of International Youth Leadership Training, Oslo in Norway in 1992, alternative member, Executive SACC and a member of the council of the National Youth Development Forum in 1993. She served as an Executive member, SACC Development and Training ministries in 1993 and as a Young Global Leader in 2005.

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 4 meetings out of 4

2018 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 5 meetings out of 6

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2016 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate

Attended 5 meetings out of 7

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • 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 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
Unknown Old Mutual RA
Unknown Old Mutual Shares
Unknown Momentum Pension Pres
Unknown Closed Endowment

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential House 1 Hectares Pretoria
Flat Bachelor Pretoria
Small Holding 10 Hectares Matutseni, Swaziland
Farm/Small Holding 20 Hectares Bronkhorstspruit

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Type of Business Approved Employer
Company Yes Total Life Changes (TLC) Network Marketing

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Botswana Parliament African Bowl Unknown
Botswana Parliament Tinned Food X3 Unknown
Botswana Parliament 1 X Bottle Honey Unknown
Parliament of Lesotho 1 X Basotho Blanket Unknown

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
SNZ Trust Trustee
Thabo Mbeki Foundation Trustee
Parmed Medical Aid Trustee
Moreski Consultant 4 CC Deregistration Process
Ohlange Institute Trustee
Umcebo Farm Enterprises Not Active
MIE(Management Integrity Evaluation) Resigned

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual RA
Closed Endowment
Old Mutual Shares
Momentum Pension Pres

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential House 1 Hectares Pretoria
Flat Pretoria
Small holding 10 Hectares Mafutseni, Swaziland
Farm/ small Holding 20 Hectares Bronkhorstspruit

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Not Supplied Network Marketing Company (Health and skin Products) No Total Life Changes (TLC)

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Deputy speaker of Cameroon African Cloth Unknown
Kings College - London Return Airline Ticket Unknown
London Accommodation Unknown
Western Cape Legislature Traditional pot with stand Unknown
Western Cape Legislature Black T-Shirt Unknown

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ohlange Institute Trustee
Moreski Consultant 4 CC Deregistration Process)
Umcebo Farm Enterprise No Active farming
SNZ Trust Trust
Thabo Mbeki Foundation Trustee / Trust
MIE (Management Integrity Evaluation) Resigned
Parmed Medical Aid Trustee

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual RA
[Closed] Endowment
Old Mutual Shares
Momentum Pension Preservation

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Umcebo Farm Enterprise No active farming
SNZ Trust Trust
Thabo Mbeki Foundation Trustee/Trust
MIE [Management Integrity Evaluation [Resigned]
Parmed Medical Aid [Trustee]
Ohlange Institute [Trustee]
Moreski Conultant 4 CC [Deregistration process]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Eastern Cape Legislature Artwork handmade frame
Carrol Boyes Gift voucher R1 000
Eastern Cape Designed shawl
Carrol Boyes Gift voucher R1 000
Ohlange Institute Framed school art; Powerbank; Voda t-shirt & cap; Flops/sandal

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location Extent
Residential house Pretoria
Flat Pretoria
Small holding Mafutseni, Swaziland 10ha
Farm/small holding Bronkhorstspruit 20ha

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual RA
Closed Endowment
Old Mutual Conversation
Momentum R Preservation Option

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Umcebo Farm Enterprise Not active - farming
SNZ Trust Trust
Moreski Consutlant 4 CC Consulting
MIE [Management Integrity Evaluation] [Resigned]
Thabo Mbeki Foundation Trustee/Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Pretoria
Farm/small holding Bronkhorstspruit
Small holding Mafutseni, Swaziland
Flat Pretoria

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature No
Old Mutual R.A
Old Mutual Endowment
Old Mutual Conversion 900
Momentum R. Preservation Option

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
JHB-DRB for a Residential academic programme CIDA [San Trust]elbourne University Graduate programme
Participating in the programme as Chair of session and presenter ALC

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
ALC - June Flight ticket & Accommodation Return ticket to Nairobi, SA
CIDA - May Academic fees [2014]/Flight to Durban to attend residential 1 week programme. DRB-JHB + accommodation at Maharani Fees were given direct to provider [Melbourne Univerity]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Umcebo Farm Enterprise Not active - farming
SNZ Trust Trust
Thabo Mbeki Foundation Trustee/Trust
Moreski Consultant 4 CC Consulting
M I E [Management Integrity Evaluation Management Integrity Evaluation

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 1ha Pretoria
Flat Bachelor Pretoria
Farm/small holding 21ha Bronkhorspruit
Small holding 10ha Mafutseni, Swaziland

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

    No questions found

Plenary appearances

    No appearances found