West Rand District Municipality

COUNCIL WHIP - Cllr Sanele Ngweventsha



Cllr Sanele Ngweventsha is a motivated and enthusiastic person with good understanding of labour relations, statutory interpretation and corporate communications. He has had excellent exposure to organised labour field and has thus perfected various methods of offering an information service of quality to the employer and fellow employees. He is able to use his own initiative and work as part of, manage and supervise a team both under pressure and in normal working conditions to meet challenging deadlines/objectives. He has good management and organisational skills with the will and determination when needed.

Cllr Ngweventsha has successfully completed the following courses, Diploma in Production and Supervision, Municipal Governance and Job Evaluation. He has a Grade 12, National Certificate N1, N2 and N3 Trade Certificate in Fitting including Machining, and is a qualified Mechanical Artisan. He further studied Municipal Governance and 1st Year in Public Management (Regenesis).

He worked at South Deep Gold Mine as a Mechanical Artisan responsible for maintenance of mechanical underground equipment, break downs, supervision of the team of five people. He is neat efficient, proactive, can prioritise own workload, able to work under pressure and multi task, conduct independent research using electronic and printed sources.

He became a National Union of Mineworkers member from 1995 to 2011. He was a Branch Treasurer at South Deep branch from May 2005 - August 2008, a Branch Deputy Secretary from August 2008 till 2011. He became a member of the PWV National Union of Mineworkers Regional Committee in May 2005 and NUM fulltime from May 2005 to 2011.

African National Congress

1)   Elsburg Branch Executive Committee member from 1998 till 2000

2)   Elsburg Branch Chairperson from 2006 to 2008

3)   Regional Treasurer of West Rand from July 2008 to 17 September 2011

4)   Regional Deputy Chairperson from 17 September to date.


In October 2008 he was elected through a Ward by-election as Ward Councillor of Westonaria Ward One.

In July 2009 he was elected as the Chairperson of the Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC). He acted as a Speaker of Westonaria from 2010 to 2011. He is currently the WRDM Council Whip.


He is the Provincial Chairperson of the Gospel Church of Power in Africa.

Contact Information:  

Tel Nr:   011 411 5097

Fax Nr:  086 515 8641

E-mail:  sngweventsha@wrdm.gov.za 

Secretary:  Nthabiseng Mosito - E-mail: nmosito@wrdm.gov.za


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