Ms Sibongile Mchunu

Formerly: National Assembly

Sibongile Mchunu

About Sibongile Mchunu

Ms Mchunu became active politics in 1995 at university through the South African Students Congress (SASCO). She served the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training in the Fifth Parliament (2014 - 2019)

To learn more about this Member, see her blog post here.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

64% attendance rate (7 of 11 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate (37 of 49 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate (26 of 30 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate (27 of 30 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate (25 of 27 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (15 of 15 )

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

The Chairperson opened the meeting by welcoming the Minister of Public Service and Administration, Mr S Mchunu (ANC), and the ...

Ms S Mchunu (ANC) said that the activities that both the Minister and Deputy Minister were attending were very important, ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

How will the agreement of the Transition Committee of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on the ...

In view of the recent 6th BRICS Education Ministers’ meeting that was held in Cape Town recently under the theme ...

(1)Whether he can outline how his department aims to achieve the target of producing 30 000 artisans as the National Development ...

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.

Hon Speaker, cable theft has recently caused major electricity and water outages across the country. The ANC has welcomed the arrest of the cable theft suspects who were taken into ...

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.
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Wynberg Park, Pietermaritzburg


Syndicate street, Pietermaritzburg


Parkside Mansion, Alexander, Pietermaritzburg

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Edendale, Imbali, Kwa Zulu Natal

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Lynnfield Park, Pietermaritzburg