Yoliswa Nomampondomise Yako

National Assembly

Yoliswa Nomampondomise Yako

About Yoliswa Nomampondomise Yako

Ms Yako first became a Member of Parliament in 2018, and then remained for the 6th parliament after the 2019 National Elections. Prior to that she was a PR Councillor, representing the EFF in Nelson Mandela Bay. Find out more about her here

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Committee appearances

  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: deliberations continued 25 Nov 2020

    Ms Y Yako (EFF) said that the Committee was dealing with a ‘hot potato’. Her opinion was that the process should be started from the beginning by the Committee. That way the Committee could own the whole process. She was apprehensive of using the names that had been forwarded in ...
  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: deliberations 24 Nov 2020

    Ms Y Yako (EFF) said that it was unfortunate that the Committee had to reach this point. The legal advisor said that a timely, transparent and ethical process had to be taken in order for the appointment to be made. The legal advisor had also said that the shortlisting was ...
  • Trade, Industry and Competition Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report 17 Nov 2020

    Ms Y Yako (EFF) stated that the report read like a dti report and not like a report on the two Departments. What was the final date on which input could be made by the political parties?
  • State readiness to implement GBV Bills: briefing by role-playing Departments 6 Nov 2020

    Ms Y Yako (EFF) did not think it was fair that the departments did not take this issue very seriously. She did not think it was fair that the “highest of the highs” in the DoJ&CD Committee are not coming to the party, and are not taking this very seriously ...
  • DTIC on status of the Masterplans and their implementation 27 Oct 2020

    Ms Y Yako (EFF) asked if there were any plans to deal with Brazil as a supplier of poultry to SA. Black millers were a favourite topic of hers. Her idea of a proper Master Plan would be the state saying that it wanted to fund a black-owned mill. That ...

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 25 May 2020

    What (a) number of (i) companies have benefited from the black industrialist programme since its establishment and (ii) jobs have been created by each company and (b) are the relevant details of the (i) name of each company, (ii) directors and (iii) number of directors in each specified case?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 25 May 2020

    Whether the Government has managed to achieve the targets it set itself to achieve through the Black Economic Empowerment programme in the past 10 years; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the further relevant details?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 25 May 2020

    (a) What percentage of black women-owned businesses does the Industrial Development Corporation fund, (b) in what sectors are the women-owned businesses and (c) how does the specified percentage compare with the other demographics?

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Plenary appearances

  • WEDNESDAY, 3 DECEMBER 2019 3 Dec 2019

    Sorry hon House Chairperson, I think he was enthused because his question is coming next, but I had pressed before him. I am hon Yako.

  • WEDNESDAY, 3 DECEMBER 2019 3 Dec 2019

    Thank you, hon House Chair. Hon Minister, it is my view that the true litmus test of economic growth is to see it from where the people are, to see it reflected from where the people are and the people are in townships and in rural communities. Now, it is ...

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