Terence Skhumbuzo Mpanza

National Assembly

Terence Skhumbuzo Mpanza

About Terence Skhumbuzo Mpanza

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I was born and bred in a place that had a great political leader at Inanda, Ohlange. As is public knowledge, Mr John Langalibalele Dube was the first President of the ANC. He also did a lot more like being the first black person to have built a comprehensive school from grade R to grade 12. In 1976 I was at Ohlange Primary School when high school learners came and fetched us from classes and we went to participate in the nationwide student uprisings against the compulsory medium of instruction which had been made Afrikaans at the time in government schools in South Africa. That was when I was introduced to politics. More...

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 11 meetings out of 11

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 16

2018 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 43 meetings out of 45

2017 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 25

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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


Source Public/Private
Parliament pension Public


Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sharks Board Board Member


Description Extent Location
Residential /- 350 sq.m Waterloo, Verulam, Kwa Zulu Natal

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


Source Public/Private
Parliament Public


Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Board Member Sharks Board
Council Member National Road Safety Advisory Council


Name Value Activity
Nedlac Accommodation and Petrol Allowance Exco Member - Committee of Principals Member (Representing SANCO)
SANCO General Secretary


Description Extent Location
House /-700sq.m Waterloo - Verulam (Durban)

Committee appearances

  • DIRCO & ARF 2019/20 Quarter 4 Report; Briefing on conflict hotspots in Africa 26 Jun 2020

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) thought it had been a very progressive presentation. He said that there had been fascism and imperialism, and then a move to colonialism, and in South Africa it had been a move to apartheid. In his view, this was one and the same animal -- the difference ...
  • Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in South East Asia 10 Jun 2020

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) asked what the security and financial implications for South Africa are if the Committee supports the accession to the Treaty. He asked because there must not be a situation where the Department comes back to the Committee and says this is not budgeted for. He asked ...
  • DIRCO’s role in support of processes by Government to fight Covid-19 pandemic 3 Jun 2020

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) said the Committee cannot keep quiet on what is happening in the USA currently and the Committee must express its condolences to the family of George Floyd. He welcomed the Chairperson's input and saw it as very inspiring. The Committee should not allow US bullying ...
  • DIRCO & ARF 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans 21 May 2020

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) asked about the Foreign Service Bill that was sitting with the President. What was the progress on the signing of this Bill, and had the Minister engaged with the President on this? He asked the Department to give feedback on the ICT systems and organisational structure ...
  • 2019 Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report: Department responses; with Deputy Ministers 18 Mar 2020

    Mr T Mpanza (ANC) commented that some of the responses to recommendations were progress reports whilst other responses were just statements. On the recommendation for DIRCO to investigate and report on the circumstances pertaining to irregular expenditure to the amount of R298m incurred during the 2018/19 financial year (Recommendation ...

All Committee Appearances


    No questions found

Plenary appearances


    Deputy Speaker, the ANC supports the report of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation. The department has tabled the Foreign Service Bill during the 2015-16 financial year, for processing by Parliament.

    The Bill is aimed, amongst others, the establishment of a single foreign service for the Republic of ...

  • NDP. 11 Jul 2019

    Hon Chair, the hon Minister, the hon Deputy Ministers, the hon Chair of the Portfolio Committee hon members of the portfolio committee, hon members, ladies and gentlemen. Chair, I think for the record we must state that our portfolio committee yesterday adopted the report unanimously by all political parties with ...

All Plenary Appearances