Mr Godfrey Oliphant

Formerly: National Assembly

Godfrey Oliphant

About Godfrey Oliphant

Mr Oliphant served as Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources (2014 - 2019). He was born in Warrenton, Northern Cape. He is currently a member of the Central Committee of the South African Communist Party and member of the Task Team of the ANC in North West Province. He has been a Member of Parliament since 1994 and has served as Chairperson of the Portfolio Committees on Public Works, Science and Technology, Labour,as well as Mineral and Energy. He matriculated at Huhudi High School in the Vryburg area and went on to pursue studies in Economics. He has held various senior positions with the tripartite alliance structures, including serving as Vice President of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU). Source: (info.gov.za)

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

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Ms G Oliphant (ANC, Northern Cape) said this is a Petitions Committee and petitions come to this Committee. She asked ...

Ms G Oliphant (ANC; Northern Cape) stated that the Northern Cape had suffered with the petition delays.

Ms G Oliphant (ANC, Northern Province) moved for the adoption of the minutes

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Deputy Speaker, members have raised the issue of transformation in the mining industry as a major issue that needs to be looked at. Maybe what we should do is take ...

No1589E

5 Jun 2013

Hon Lorimer, this government cannot afford to do nothing when there are problems in the mining industry. [Applause.] We have to intervene, and this intervention of Migdett has worked very ...

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.
Source Public/Private

POBPF to Sanlam

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Unknown

None

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

-

Unknown

None

Boipelo Family Trust

-

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

None

Self

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust Boipelo Family Trust

Description Extent Location

House

Residential

Warrenton

House

Residential

Warrenton

Commercial

Business

Warrenton

Farming

Agricultural

Warrenton

Farming

Agricultural

Warrenton

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

No benefits Yet

Both

Boipelo Family Trust

IT 665/2004

No Benefits Yet

Both

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

IT 394/2000

Description Extent Location

Residential

4 Bedroomed

Warrenton

Residential

Empty Stand

Warrenton

Commercial

2 Adjacent plots

Warrenton

Farming

2 Adjacent Plots

Warrenton

Farming

Riverside Plot

Warrenton

Flat (Residence)

2 Bedroomed

Rosebank

Flat (Residence)

2 Bedroomed

Cape Town

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Gaolathe Oliphant Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

No benefits yet

Both

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

IT394/200

No benefits yet

Both

Boipelo Family Trust

IT665/2004

Description Extent Location

Residential

4 Bedroomed

Warrenton

Residential

Empty stand

Warrenton

Flat

2 Bedroomed

Cape Town

Commercial

2 Adjacent sites

Warrenton

Farming

Riverside plot

Warrenton

Flat

2 Bedroomed

Rosebank

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None - but investing into the Trust

Both

Boipelo Family Trust

IT665/2004

Both

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

IT 3974/2000

Description Extent Location

Residential

4 Bedroomed

Warrenton

Residential

Empty stand

Warrenton

Commercial

2 Adjacent sites

Warrenton

Farming

2 Adjacent plots

Warrenton

Farming

Riverside plot

Warrenton

Flat

2 Bedroomed

Johannesburg

Flat

2 Bedroomed

Cape Town

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Mushroom Human Capital Corporation

CC[Deregistered long ago and resigned]

Miners and Diggers Investment Solutions

CC [Resigned in 2010]

Dikgatlhong Minerals

Private Co.[Long resigned and deregistered]

Description Location Extent

Empty site [Residential]

Warrenton

Riverside plot [farming]

Warrenton

Residential

Warrenton

4 Bedroomed

2 Adjacent plots [farming]

Warrenton

2 Adjacent plots [Commercial]

Warrenton

Flat

Cape Town

2 Bedroomed

Flat

Rosebank

2 Bedroomed

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Gaolatlhe oliphant Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Description Extent Location

Residential

4 Bedroomed

Warrenton

Residential

Empty stand

Warrenton

Commercial

2 Adjacent sites

Warrenton

Farming

2 Adjacent plots

Warrenton

Farming

Riverside plot

Warrenton

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Boipelo Family Trust

Description Extent Location

Residential

4 Bedroom

Warrenton

Residence

Empty Stand

Warrenton

Commercial

2 Adjacent sites

Warrenton

Farming

2 Adjacent plots

Warrenton

Farming

Riversite plot

Warrenton

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company

Boipelo Family Trust

Trust

Description Extent Location

Residential

4 Bedrooms

Warrenton

Farm Property

+-40ha

Warrenton

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Letsema Mining

General Mining

Letsema Diamonds

Diamond beneficiation

Letsema Placements

Recruitment

Slangheuwel Diamonds

Diamond digging

Boipelo Family Trust

Trust

Gaolatlhe Oliphant Family Trust

Trust

Miners & Diggers Investment Solution

General trading

Mushroom Human Capital

[Resigned]

Description Extent Location

Farm House

Small holding

Warrenton

Farm House

Small holding

Warrenton

Flat

Residential

Johannesburg

House

Residential

Warrenton

Flat

Residential

Cape Town

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

Name of Company No Nominal Value Nature

G Oliphant Family Trust

Unknown

Boipelo Family Trust

Letsema Mining (Pty) Ltd

100%

R1.00

Ordinary

Letsema Diamonds (Pty) Ltd

100%

Unknown

Ordinary

Letsema Placement Team International (Pty) Ltd

76%

Unknown

Ordinary

Slangheuwel Diamonde Recovery (Pty) Ltd

100%

Unknown

Ordinary

Miner & Diggers Investment Solution

100%

Dormant

Source Description

Letsema Placement Team International

Unrestricted usage of company vehicle and payment of cellphone

Source Description Extent

Old Mutual

Fifa Semi-final match (2)

-

Telkom

Fifa World Cup match (1)

-

MTN

Fifa final match (1)

-