Ms Pinky Sharon Kekana

National Assembly

Pinky Sharon Kekana

About Pinky Sharon Kekana

Ms Pinky Kekana was born in Bela-Bela. Ms Kekana has completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree (specializing in Education and teaching). Ms Kekana's experience as a secondary school teacher fuelled her passion for education and South African’s young people. She is committed to improving opportunities for young South Africans, from all walks of life.

Ms Kekana was elected to the provincial legislature in 1999 and was re-elected in 2009. She has served as the Executive Mayor of Waterberg District and a MEC for Roads and Transport as well as a MEC for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism.

On 21 May 2014, Ms Kekana was elected to be a Member of the National Assembly. As a Member of Parliament, Ms Kekana served on the Standing Committee on Finance and Ad Hoc Committee on the Filling of Vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality

In 2015 she was elected to the ANC Women's League National Executive Committee and was subsequently deployed to be the Secretary-General of the Pan African Women Organisation (PAWO). In her capacity as Secretary-General of PAWO, Ms Kekana was committed to ensuring all African women, particularly girl children, are empowered.

Ms Kekana serves as Deputy Minister of Communications and as someone from a rural town, Ms Kekana understands and recognizes the vital importance of bridging the digital divide between people living, working and travelling in regional and remote parts of the country and those in metropolitan cities.

Our society is rapidly moving towards using cutting edge technology and more people are getting access to the internet year on year. Ms Kekana believes that rural South Africans should have access to 21st-century communications to run their businesses, complete their studies and connect with family and friends.

2020 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 9 meetings

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 7 meetings

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 15 meetings

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 3

2017 committee attendance as mp

61% attendance rate

Attended 45 meetings out of 74

2016 committee attendance as mp

65% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 63

2015 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 58

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

74% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 27

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  • 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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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
SinoVuno Resources Shares
Mookadi Trading Shares
Rona Rotlhe Holdings Shares
Avax SA 272 Shares
Wiphold Shares
Sawima Shaers
Sawimih Shares
Contract ALot Shares

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
MTN Business 2 Tickets Unknown
Kagiso Media 2 Tickets Unknown
MTN Business 2 Tickets *Unknown
Kagiso Media 2 Tickets Unknown
Multichoice 4 Tickets R3 777
Vodacom 2 PM R19 300
Kena Media 2 Tickets Unknown
SABC 2 Tickets Unknown
Kagiso Media Wine R350.00
Mabala Noise DM Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Residential Polokwane

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company
Sasol
Whiphold
MTN
Sawima
Sawimih

BENEFITS

Source
DIRCO - New York (S

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
DIRCO Travel to UNGA in New York plus Accommodation /- R50 000.00

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Mookodi Trading Private Co.
Sinovuno Resources Private Co.
Contractalot Private Co.
Lutracol Capital Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 1500sq.m Polokwane

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company
Sasol
Whiphold
MTN
Contractalot
Sawima
Sawimih

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Mookodi Trading Private Co.
Sinovuno Resources Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 1 500sq.m. Polokwane
Land 1 000sq.m. Modimolle

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company
Sawimin
Sawima
Sasol
Wiphold
Constractalot

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Mookodi Trading Private Co.
Sinovuno Resources Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 1 500sq.m. Polokwane
Site 1 000sq.m. Modimolle

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company
Sawimih
Sawimar
Sasol
Wiphold
Contractalot

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Basadi Ke Maatla Construction/Gen. projects
Mookodi Trading General dealer
Basadi Ba Tinghitsi Investments General dealer
Ditlou Women Business Enterprise General dealer
Kgolagano Investment General dealer
Maseboto Business Enterprise General dealer
Reikemetse Business Enterprise General dealer
Singilani General Trading General dealer
Seperfecta Trading 706 General dealer
Terrace Drive Properties General dealer
Wildgolf Development General dealer
Big Cedar Trading General dealer

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Dwelling +-1 200sq.m. Polokwane
Site/Land 1 000sq.m. Modimolle

Committee appearances

  • SARS Commissioner on Makwakwa; Symington & SARS intelligence unit 5 Dec 2017

    Ms P Kekana (ANC) asked if the Hawks investigations were still ongoing and if SARS was aware of any progress on them. She asked if it was possible for the Hogan Lovells report to be made available to the Committee and in the same token respecting client- attorney confidentiality considerations.
  • Insurance Bill; Venda Pension Matter: finalisation 21 Nov 2017

    Ms P Kekana (ANC) was not clear how transformation could possibly compromise the independence of the PA as suggested by Mr Maynier. He must be fair to the Committee in the process of advancing his arguments.
  • Sugary Beverages Health Promotion Levy: Treasury response 21 Jun 2017

    Ms P Kekana (ANC) felt the issue of job losses was not covered concretely. It was not clear how Treasury intended to deal with emerging farmers who could suffer from dampened sugar demand. She agreed that ring-fencing was not going to be sustainable.
  • National Treasury & SARS on their Annual Performance Plans; SARS outstanding issues 9 May 2017

    Ms P Kekana (ANC) congratulated the Minister and Deputy Minister on their appointment. She said that the Committee agreed and supported Treasury on the programme for accelerating inclusive growth but the Minister would have to reappear before the Committee to outline the pointers to this programme. This would help to ...
  • National Treasury and South African Revenue Service on their Quarter 3 performance 28 Mar 2017

    Ms P Kekana (ANC) commented on the significant variances in projected and actual expenditure outcomes. She asked if National Treasury, as a cost-saving measure, had the internal capacity to do investigations. Outsourcing of investigations was straining finances. Under-spending on infrastructure development programmes was a cause for concern. The was a ...

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