Ms Ntombovuyo Veronica Mente

National Assembly

Ntombovuyo Veronica Mente

About Ntombovuyo Veronica Mente

Ms Mente began her professional career as a bodyguard to the then mayor of Cape Town. She was a "barefoot lawyer" in the township of Khayelitsha and assists workers who have had their rights abused in different ways in the work place. Ms Mente was one of 15 volunteers who worked with the advisory office LAMEC (Labour Community Advice Media and Education Centre) in Khayelitsha. The organisation is a part of World Workers Media Production and has educated union activists in media production since 1997.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


Description Extent Location
Residential 3 Bedroomed House Parklands, Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


Description Location
Residential Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Source Public/Private
South African Police Service Public

Committee appearances

  • ESKOM Inquiry: discussion on way forward 7 Apr 2021

    Ms V Mente (EFF) stated that their terms of reference, in terms of the inquiry in its entirety, as stated on the report that was sent to the Committee, were not any closer to what she had read from media statements and the Eskom Board. The Committee’s mandate was not ...
  • Enforcement agencies on Covid 19 procurement cases and State Owned Entities corruption cases 17 Mar 2021

    Ms V Mente (EFF) stated that as much as they saw the report and what had been done, the primary task of the NPA was to ensure successful prosecutions of corrupt individuals. If they did not get people behind bars, and they forever had cases that were ongoing in Court ...
  • Eskom Annual Report, deviations, expansions & SIU investigations: hearing 3 Mar 2021

    Ms V Mente (EFF) recalled that last week the Committee postponed the issue of the annual report due to reasons that were forwarded by Eskom. Then the Committee had to deal with deviations and expansions.
  • ESKOM: hearing on deviations and expansions 23 Feb 2021

    Ms V Mente (EFF) discussed the ABB deviation. The ABB deviation was not supported. She heard the explanation. She reminded Mr de Ruyter that applying for a deviation meant that there was some kind of pressure and therefore the entity required some services. Or the entity already had a contract ...
  • ESKOM: hearing on 2019/20 Annual Report & Investigations 23 Feb 2021

    Ms V Mente (EFF) wanted to warn Eskom and try to clarify the Committee’s position in terms of accepting the excuse that Eskom had given. The Committee should not be seen as setting a precedent that when institutions were not ready they could ask for an apology and be excused. ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister in the Presidency 12 Mar 2021

    What (a) are the relevant details of the communications expenditure on COVID19,
  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic 5 Jan 2021

    Whether, since the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) released a report on the forced sterilisation of HIV-positive women, he has held any meeting(s) with the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities to determine their actioned response to the CGE Report; if not, why not, since he has continuously ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 25 Sep 2020

    What number (a) of litigation matters with regard to forced and/or coerced sterilisation have the National Prosecuting Authority dealt with in the period 1 January 1996 and 31 December 2019 and (b)(i) of the specified matters were settled out of court and (ii) what did the specified settlements entail; (2) what ...

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Plenary appearances


    Hayi ndifuna ukuxelela uMbhexeshi oyiNtloko ukuba...

    USOMLOMO: Hayi xa ufuna ukuxelela umntu...

    English: do not raise a point of order.

  • Ndp. 21 Jul 2014

    Centralising procurement is not a solution, because it will just increase the red tape and centralise corruption. The Presidential Hotline management is in such a poor state that no area can vouch for the assistance granted to it due to this hotline.

    Turnaround times have to be as quick as ...

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