Boyce Makhosonke Maneli

National Assembly

Boyce Makhosonke Maneli

About Boyce Makhosonke Maneli

2020 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 38

2019 committee attendance as mp

65% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 37

  • 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.

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Committee appearances

  • SABC on its turnaround strategy and matters incidental thereto 24 Jun 2020

    The Chairperson said it was clear that much engagement was still needed with the SABC. The HR processes of SABC and page 19 of the report was flagged as being in the red. This was sent out prematurely and creates panic and uncertainty and ultimately brings instability. It was not ...
  • ICASA on licensing and various regulations before it 23 Jun 2020

    The Chairperson said the Committee would be briefed by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) regarding various regulations and status updates on high demand spectrum. He thanked those Members who had joined last week’s seminar, as it had been helpful in equipping the Committee to engage the ...
  • Seminar on Spectrum Management: Implications for effective Parliament oversight on policy and regulations 19 Jun 2020

    The Chairperson asked about a market study conducted in 1999, which showed that there could only be four operators. Should a market study have been done in the new auction? Investing in infrastructure was expensive and those who invested early were at an advantage, as the state invested before it ...
  • MDDA vacancies: recommendation 4 Jun 2020

    The Chairperson announced that the Committee had received a legal opinion which had been sent to all Members for consideration. Without the legal opinion, the Committee could not consider the referral of the sixth vacancy. The legal opinion would not be discussed except if Members sought clarity.
  • (Subcommittee) MDDA Interviews day 4 29 May 2020

    Mr B Maneli (ANC) asked for clarity on how the candidate thought the MDDA in approving applications should balance the need to diversify community media versus their sustainability.

All Committee Appearances


    No questions found

Plenary appearances


    Thank you hon Minister for the response that is reassuring - which states that by the time these pieces of legislations are introduced, Cabinet and Parliament would have been assured that a socioeconomic impact assessment has been done. But Minister, whilst waiting for the responsible department to introduce proposed amendments to ...

  • COMMUNICATIONS 14 Nov 2019

    Thank you, House Chair. Fellow South Africans, I rise to introduce the committee Report submitted for consideration to this House. The first quarter Report of the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, were considered in October, the month of O R Tambo, the longest serving ...

All Plenary Appearances