Mr Zakhele Njabulo Mbhele

National Assembly

Zakhele Njabulo Mbhele

About Zakhele Njabulo Mbhele

Mr Mbhele joined the DA in late 2005 where he was a candidate contesting the Student Representative Council (SRC) at Wits University under a DA affiliated banner. Mr Mbhele then participated in the youth structures of the DA. He served as a Media Liaison Officer for Western Cape Premier, Ms Helen Zille, from November 2011 to May 2014. He was then elected to the National Assembly (NA) in 2014 where he served the Portfolio Committee on Communications.

To learn more about this member, read his 'MP Corner' blog.

2021 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 29 meetings out of 31

2020 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 22

2019 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 28

2018 committee attendance as mp

97% attendance rate

Attended 59 meetings out of 61

2017 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 47 meetings out of 48

2016 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 42 meetings out of 44

2015 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 39 meetings out of 43

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

94% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 18

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2019 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body
Social Networking Food Events Five-oh- Two
Thoth Media and EventsPproduction Thoth Media and Events
Free music concerts in the park Concerts in the Park

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Five-Oh-Two Gastronomy Events
Director- Thoth Media Media
Director - Concerts in the Park Community Concerts

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1651 1677 m2 Deneysville

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Concerts in the Park Free community Concerts
Five-oh-two Gastronomy events
Thoth Media Media

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1651 1677sq.m Deneysville

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Five-On-Two Gastronomy events
Thoth Media Online
Concerts in the park NGO community concerts

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1651 1 677sq.m. Deneysville

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study tour Taiwan Government
Study tour SA-Israel Forum

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
Taiwan Government Study tour 01-05 Dec. 2014
SA - Israel Forum Study tour 05-10 Jan. 2015
Various hotel in Israel [study tour] SA-Israel Forum

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Thoth Media Media
Concerts in the Park Free community concerts
Zip Zap Circus School Circus training

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Taiwan Foreign Affairs Ministry Okura Hotel [study tour] Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1651 1 677sq.m. Deneysville, Free State

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Thoth Media Media production and sales - Events management
Concerts in the Park Community music concerts

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1651 1 677sq.m. Deneysville

Committee appearances

  • (Subcommittee) SABC Board Vacancy: Interviews 7 Sep 2021

    Mr Z Mbhele (DA) noted from her CV that the candidate is involved and has gained career experience in business restructuring. She must have some insight to organizational analysis and identification of weaknesses and opportunities. From a strategic gap identification, what would her observations and understanding identify as a key ...
  • (Subcommittee) SABC Board Vacancy: Interviews 7 Sep 2021

    Mr Z Mbhele (DA) was satisfied with the candidate’s response on how to build and ensure MDDA sustainability and also on partnership building. The candidate is directly involved in the community media space with the Stokvel Talk publication. There is untapped potential in community media in serving its audience which ...
  • (Subcommittee) SABC Board Vacancy: Interviews 7 Sep 2021

    Mr Z Mbhele (DA) noted one of the solutions the candidate proposed is negotiating with National Treasury for increased funding and doing so with substantive motivation and research. The candidate brings diverse experience and asked if the avenue of seeking increased funding from National Treasury would really be successful. Building ...
  • (Subcommittee) MDDA Board Vacancies: Interviews 7 Sep 2021

    Mr Z Mbhele (DA) commented that the candidate’s response to Ms Faku ’s question resonated with his own vision for MDDA. He emphasised the importance of ensuring MDDA’s sustainability going into the future and encouraged him to further unpack and expand on his ideas on that.
  • (Subcommittee) SABC Board Vacancy: Interviews 7 Sep 2021

    Mr Z Mbhele (DA) asked the candidate to expand on her ideas of value add to the SABC by means of digitization, moving towards the fourth industrialisation, innovation in championing new products and inspiring quality content. In her analysis of the SABC, what would she say is a key shortfall ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Communications and Digital Techgnologies 2 Jul 2021

    With regard to the broadcast digital migration project, what (a) total number of households (i) have been identified as requiring state assistance, through subsidies or otherwise, to migrate from analogue to digital broadcast signal reception and (ii) that were identified have already been migrated to date in each province, (b) ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Communications 4 Jun 2021

    Whether, with regard to the preparations of the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) for the coverage of the upcoming 2021 local government elections, and with reference to the mandate and obligations of the SABC as the national public broadcaster to educate and inform the public, the SABC will be broadcasting any ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 31 May 2021

    (a) What is the current status of the application for a temporary residence visa, Ref: TRR3123279, (b) what is the reason for the delay in its finalisation and (c) on what date will the application be finalised?

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Plenary appearances

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