Mr Thabang Makwetla

Member of the National Assembly

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About Thabang Makwetla

Mr Makwetla is currently serving as the Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans. He previously served as the Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services. He was born on 18 May 1957. He went into exile and joined Umkhonto We Sizwe (MK) in 1976. Upon his return to the country in 1990, he became a member of the National Executive Committee and National Working Committee (NWC) of the ANC from 1990 to 1994. From 2001, he became a member of the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature, and held such portfolios as MEC for Safety and Security, and eventually becoming the Premier of the province. The Deputy Minister obtained a Diploma in Public and Policy Development Administration (PPDA) from Wits Graduate School and a Diploma in Social Science from Academy of Social Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria. He matriculated at Mmabathoana High School in Maseru, Lesotho in 1977. Source: (info.gov.za)

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 4 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

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Mr Makwetla (ANC) concurred with the views expressed by his colleagues and pointed out that ss 5(6) as read together ...

Mr Makwetla (ANC) proposed that the Committee reconvene on this issue on 30 May to finalise the report. This would ...

Mr Makwetla (ANC): Could I suggest four or five people to table a paper at the next meeting on what ...

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Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Sandf.

23 May 2013

Hon Chairperson, members of the executive present in the House this afternoon, hon members of the defence committees of Parliament, the House at large, our distinguished guests and stakeholders in ...

Psc.

22 Aug 2012

Deputy Speaker, I have explained that there is no one who has the right to wear the military uniform of South Africa. I don't know whether the hon member means ...

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.
Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

NONE

Value Description Source

NONE

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

NONE

Public/Private Source

public

Special Pension Government

Name of State Entity

Period of Contract

NONE

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

NONE

Description of Journey Sponsor

NONE

Description of Benefit Source

NONE

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

NONE

Type of Business Name of Employer

NONE

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

NONE

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

Tholwana Tsa Seokodibeng

1.Karabo Makwetla 2. Marang Makwetla

Dormant (none) (NB) to house their inheritance of the family house

Public/Private Source

Public (special pension)

Government

Description of Benefit Source

Sponsor of a music artist to entertain guests at my wedding (Ntando)

Mr Miles Nzama (a friend and party colleague

Value Description Source

Unknown

A cattle (1 beast)

Wedding gift from a childhood friend, Mr Stanley Mathabathe

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Wedding gifts to me and my spouse: Appliances Bedding Crockery 1 bottle of whiskey

Family, relatives and friends Family, relatives and friends Family, relatives and friends Mr Johny Sexwale

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Family House

Bramley Gardens, Johannesburg

Stand alone House

Source Public/Private

Government Special Pension

Public

Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Myself (For my two Kids) DORMANT

Tholoana Tsa Seokodibeng

Description Location

Family Home

Bramley Gardens, Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Government

Public

Source Description Value

Denel

Hunting Invitation

Unknown

Description Location

House

Bramley, Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Source Description Value

Kaizer Chiefs F.C. Manager - Bobby Motaung

Complimentary tickets to some of Kaizer Chiefs Soccer Matches [when I am available]

Crocia Be Sure Metro FM Lounge

1 Complementary ticket for Durban July

R6 000

Description Extent Location

Family House

Normal

Bramley Gardens, JHB

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Source Description Value

Kaizer Chiefs Management

Tickets for soccer matches involving K-Chiefs Foorball Club [when available to honour invitations]

Determined by relevant soccer bodies

Artifacts handed over as presents by Dept. of Correctional Service during visits

Gender

Golf shirt, letter opener

R200

Kimberley Correction Centre

Art

R180

Bloemfontein Correction Centre

Handbag and key holder

R150

Ekurhuleni

Global map x 2

R250 each

Pollsmor

Standing clock

R300

LMN Province

5 Animal portrait

R250

JHB Correctional Centre [Sun City]

T-shirt and a picture frame

R300

Rooigrond Correctional Center

An office clock

R150

WE ARE AFRICA

Green top; Green cape; Green scarf

R300

Kgosi Mampuru

A clock and a wall frame

R250

Barberton Correctional Centre

Deputy Minister's picture frame

R300

Description Extent Location

House

1 400sq.m.

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Description Location

Family house

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Source Description

BDO

Merit Bursary for daughter secured for B.Comm Accounting Studies

Source Description Value

Armscor

Leather suitcase

Unknown

Mr S Ramsethaba

DSTV Mini

Unknown

Bramos, Brasilia

Glass plate, Embroyer history book

Unknown

RMK Marine Turkey

PLaque with a ship

Unknown

Reutech

Invite to Hunting Expedition

Unknown

Description Location

House

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Source Description Value

CSIR

Invitation to Hunting Expedition

Unknown

DENEL

Invitation to Hunting Expedition

Unknown

Mr S Rasethaba [Friend]

Invitation to Golf Tournament in Manchester

Unknown

Mr Attie van Wyk

Music show tickets

Unknown

Description Location

Family house

Johannesburg

Source Description Value

Bobby Motaung

Tickets to Kaizer Chief Soccer matches

Unknown

CSIR

Hunting Expedition

Unknown

Airforce Base, Hoedspruit

1 Bott. JW Black Whiskey

R219.00

Navy

2 Wine glasses

R219.00

Rashid Lombard

Jazz

R219.00

Ben Mombi

Complimentary Invitation to Macufe

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Family House

Normal

Bramley Gardens

Source Description Extent

African Wheels

Catering for 150 people for a memorial lecture [Solomon Mahlangu]

-

Reutek

Transport T-shirts to Memorail Lecture [S Mahlangu]

-

B3 Funeral Service

Marquee Memorial Lecture [S Mahlangu] -

Source Description Value

Chabedi Ramakatane

Colplimentary Invitation and accommodation - Maseru Golf Day

-

Vusi Zwane

Complimentary accommodation - Peermont Hotels [2 days]

R2 000

Kaizer Chiefs

Soccer match tickets

-

CSIR

Hunting

-

Vally Moosa [Sun International]

Tickets and Accommodation to a Music show marking Yvonne Chaka Chaka 25 years in the Music Industry at Sun City

Unknown

Rashid Lombard

Tickets of the North Sea Jazz Festival

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Family House

Normal

Bramley Gardens, JHB