Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

National Council of Provinces

Formerly: North West Provincial Legislature

Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

About Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

Mr Dodovu has an MSc in Urban Housing Management with the University of Lund in Sweden and a Masters in Public Administration with the University of Stellenbosch.

Prior to being appointed as an MP in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP - North West), Mr Dodovu was an MPL in the North West Provincial Legislature, where he served as the MEC for Local Government and Traditional Affairs.

2021 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 13

2020 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 71 meetings out of 77

2019 committee attendance as mp

73% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 41

Attendance Methodology

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Committee appearances

  • North West Intervention: Committee Assessment on law enforcement progress 1 Mar 2021

    The Chairperson said the purpose of this virtual meeting was for the Committee to reflect on the reports tabled by law enforcement agencies during its previous meetings. The second item on the agenda was for a briefing by the Content Advisor on the revised focus areas for the law enforcement ...
  • Electoral Laws Amendment Bill : deliberations & consideration of proposed amendments 24 Feb 2021

    Mr T Dodovu (ANC, North West) said that his concerns are mostly covered by Members’ responses. He said that his question is on the linkage between this amendment and the amendments made in the Municipal Structures Act. The Committee had many engagements with the IEC on this matter last year. ...
  • North West Intervention: SIU, NPA & Hawks briefing 22 Feb 2021

    The Chairperson stated that the Committee has put in hard work on improving its understanding of the situation in the North West province. This meeting has the goal of engaging in a coordinated and clustered way with the state entities involved to enhance Members’ understanding of the work being done. ...
  • North West Intervention: National Treasury & AGSA briefing 19 Feb 2021

    The Chairperson welcomed the Committee Members and the delegations from National Treasury and the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA).
  • Local Government: Municipal System Amendment Bill: Department briefing 16 Feb 2021

    The Chairperson welcomed Members to this important meeting, commenting that this was its first meeting for 2021 after the reopening of Parliament. He wished Members a successful year ahead under the COVID-19 pandemic that was ravaging the country and the world at large. He hoped that with the rolling out ...

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