Mr Zakhele Njabulo Mbhele

National Assembly

Zakhele Njabulo Mbhele

About Zakhele Njabulo Mbhele

Zakhele Mbhele (born 9 November 1984) is an MP of the Democratic Alliance in the National Assembly. 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 particpated 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 Police

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

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 records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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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

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Communications 13 Dec 2019

    (1)Whether the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will supply a list of (a) programmes licenced to KykNet up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) the fees attached to each transaction and (c) individual share of profit due to each of the (i) producers, (ii) writers ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Communications 11 Dec 2019

    With reference to determining net profit of a commercial script, why does the SA Broadcasting Corporation insist on deducting fees paid to contract writers as if it is a royalty fee paid to a copyright owner?
  • Questions asked to the Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities 5 Dec 2019

    In each of the past four financial years, what (a) amount of funding was disbursed by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), (b) number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) were funded by NYDA, (c) number of jobs were created by the specified SMEs and (d) number of the SMEs ...

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Plenary appearances

  • CONSIDERATION OF BUDGETARY REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT 6 Nov 2019

    Deputy Speaker, the DA has always maintained that small business development is not a policy imperative that should solely be confined to a single part of government. That is our position that this department is entirely unnecessary. Rather, small business development should be championed across numerous portfolios where it has ...

  • ANC. 31 Oct 2019

    Thank you hon Deputy Speaker, Mr President when it comes to job creation as it should flow from economic summits, small business is the key. The first step is to recognise how real jobs are created, that is, to abandon the fantasy that governments can create jobs and to look ...

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