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Additional information on the requested investigation into allegations of abuse of office by CETA CEO

The Public Protector Hillcrest Office Park 175 Lunnon Street Pretoria 0001   Dear Advocate Madonsela ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE REQUESTED INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF IMPROPER CONDUCT/MALADMINISTRATION AND ABUSE OF OFFICE BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION AND TRAINING AUTHORITY (CETA): FORENSIC INVESTIGATION REPORT My letter dated 9 February 2016, sent to your good office on the same day has reference. Subsequently, I wish to bring to your attention that a forensic investigation [...]

May 24th, 2016|Archives, Home, Open Letters|0 Comments

Condolences to ANC and Ekurhuleni community

ANC Secretary General 54 Pixley Seme & Hellen Joseph Street Johhanesburg 2001   Dear Mr Mantashe   CONDOLONCES TO THE ANC AND EKURHULENI COMMUNITY The United Democratic Movement (UDM) would like to convey a message of condolence to the families and friends of those who lost lives in the bus tragedy that occurred between Winburg and Ventersburg, on their way back from ANC Manifesto Launch in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape over the weekend. We also [...]

April 19th, 2016|Archives, Home, Issues, Open Letters|Comments Off on Condolences to ANC and Ekurhuleni community

NOTICE OF A MEETING WITH PRESIDING OFFICERS

Ms Baleka Mbete Speaker to the National Assembly Republic of South Africa Private Bag X15 Cape Town 8000   Dear Honourable Speaker   NOTICE OF A MEETING WITH PRESIDING OFFICERS – 13 APRIL 2016. The above matter has reference. Your notice of a meeting between the Presiding Officers and Leaders of Political Parties in Parliament is confirmed. On the 18th of February 2016, I wrote to you requesting that your office direct the Joint Standing [...]

April 11th, 2016|Archives, Home, Issues, Open Letters|Comments Off on NOTICE OF A MEETING WITH PRESIDING OFFICERS

REQUEST FOR A DISCIPLINARY ENQUIRY AGAINST PRESIDENT ZUMA.

Ms Baleka Mbete Speaker to the National Assembly Republic of South Africa Private Bag X15 Cape Town 8000   Dear Honourable Speaker   REQUEST FOR A DISCIPLINARY ENQUIRY AGAINST PRESIDENT ZUMA. The above matter has reference. Following the scathing Constitutional Court judgment delivered on the 31st of March instant, and found amongst others: “ “Consistent with this constitutional injunction, an order will thus be made that the President’s failure to comply with the remedial action [...]

April 7th, 2016|Archives, Home, Issues, Open Letters|Comments Off on REQUEST FOR A DISCIPLINARY ENQUIRY AGAINST PRESIDENT ZUMA.

Letter by Bantu Holomisa to Thuli Mandonsela

The Public Protector Hillcrest Office Park 175 Lunnon Street Pretoria 0001   Dear Advocate Madonsela REQUEST FOR AN ADDENDUM TO THE COSTS OF NKANDLA. New details have emerged of how state funds were used to buy fittings, fixtures and building materials for private residence of the President. I am aware that your office was not granted access to this information, however, it is now in the public domain. The former Deputy Director General of the [...]

April 4th, 2016|Archives, Home, Issues, Open Letters|Comments Off on Letter by Bantu Holomisa to Thuli Mandonsela

OPEN LETTER BY UDM PRESIDENT BANTU HOLOMISA

Honourable Minister F Muthambi Department of Communication Room 155 120 Plein Street Cape Town 8000 The Chairperson SABC Board The Provincial Manager SABC Umhlobo Wenene Copied to: Secretary South African Council of Churches Party Political Leaders Dear all ANC HIJACKING OF THE SABC - UMHLOBO WENENE IMVUSELELO PROGRAMME The above matter has reference. I am an ardent follower of the Imvuselelo Programme broadcasted by SABC by Umhlobo Wenene Radio Station. Every Sunday evening, I invest [...]

March 8th, 2016|Archives, Home, Issues, Media statements: UDM, Open Letters|Comments Off on OPEN LETTER BY UDM PRESIDENT BANTU HOLOMISA

Letter to Speaker re Guptas

Reference articles... Ms Baleka Mbete Speaker to the National Assembly Republic of South Africa Private Bag X15 Cape Town 8000 Dear Honourable Speaker REFERENCE ARTICLES: • Mining Minister’s Gupta Trip • Name: Van Rooyen’s two Gupta ‘advisers’ who almost hijacked SA Treasury • Duarte denies abuse of office • Why the Gupta family’s alleged deal with Denel is dubious • Denel and Gupta venture ‘illegal’ • Gupta-Zuma Firm gets 10th of Richards Bay Coal Export [...]

February 18th, 2016|Home, Open Letters|Comments Off on Letter to Speaker re Guptas

Public Protector must investigate Public Investment Corporation (PIC)

The Public Protector Hillcrest Office Park 175 Lunnon Street Pretoria 0001 Dear Advocate Madonsela  REQUEST FOR AN URGENT INVESTIGATION: Public Investment Corporation (PIC). I take this opportunity to welcome and wish you and your office, a very successful year in the service of the nation, in 2016. In this regard, I wish to table the following matter with you, so that you may investigate it appropriately for the benefit of the South African public. I [...]

January 20th, 2016|2015 Archive, Economy, Home, Media statements: UDM, Open Letters|Comments Off on Public Protector must investigate Public Investment Corporation (PIC)

PE Ward 30 service delivery challenges

LETTER TO PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA, MINISTER PRAVIN GORDHAN AND MAYOR DANNY JORDAAN BY UDM PRESIDENT BANTU HOLOMISA Honourable Mr D Jordaan Executive Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality First Floor City Hall Vuyisile Mini Square Port Elizabeth Honourable Mr Pravin Gordhan Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Republic of South Africa 120 Plein Street, Floor 11 Room 1110 Cape Town 8000 Honourable Mr JG Zuma President of the Republic of South Africa Tuynhuys [...]

October 23rd, 2015|2015 Archive, Home, Open Letters, Service delivery|Comments Off on PE Ward 30 service delivery challenges

Diverting ratepayers’ funds in Beacon Bay, Buffalo City

Honourable Mr JG Zuma President of the Republic of South Africa Honourable Mr Pravin Gordhan Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Dear Mr President and Minister DIVERTING RATEPAYERS FUNDS IN BEACON BAY, BUFFALO CITY MUNICIPALITY The above matter has reference. A group of ratepayers residing in Beacon Bay, Buffalo City Municipality in the Eastern Cape have for period of three to four years, decided to divert their rates to a separate bank account held [...]

September 30th, 2015|2015 Archive, Home, Open Letters|Comments Off on Diverting ratepayers’ funds in Beacon Bay, Buffalo City

Letter to President Jacob Zuma by UDM President Bantu Holomisa – SORRY STATE OF MORETELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IN URGENT NEED OF GOVERNMENT’S ATTENTION

Mr JG Zuma President of the Republic of South Africa Tuynhuys Private Bag X 1000 Cape Town 8000 Dear Honourable President, RE: SORRY STATE OF MORETELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IN URGENT NEED OF GOVERNMENT’S ATTENTION The above mentioned matter has reference. A few weeks ago, I was invited to a community meeting by the Concerned Residents of Moretele Local Municipality in North West Province. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and find solutions to [...]

July 15th, 2015|Archives, Open Letters|Comments Off on Letter to President Jacob Zuma by UDM President Bantu Holomisa – SORRY STATE OF MORETELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IN URGENT NEED OF GOVERNMENT’S ATTENTION

UDM PRESIDENT BANTU HOLOMISA REQUESTS AN INVESTIGATION BY PUBLIC PROTECTOR THULI MADONSELA : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT – EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE

The Public Protector Hillcrest Office Park 175 Lunnon Street Pretoria 0001   Dear Advocate Madonsela   REQUEST FOR AN INVESTIGATION: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT – EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE - SCHOLAR TRANSPORT. I take this opportunity to table the following matter with you, so that you may please investigate it appropriately for the benefit of the South African public. I have anonymously received the attached information alleging maladministration within the Eastern Cape Department of Transport with regard [...]

July 10th, 2015|Archives, Open Letters|Comments Off on UDM PRESIDENT BANTU HOLOMISA REQUESTS AN INVESTIGATION BY PUBLIC PROTECTOR THULI MADONSELA : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT – EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE

Letter by President Bantu Holomisa, MP to President Jacob Zuma – UDM proposes a way forward for Marikana Massacre

Mr J G Zuma President of the Republic of South Africa Tuynhys Private Bag x 1000 Cape Town 8000   Dear Honourable President, RE: UDM propose a way forward for Marikana Massacre August 16, 2015 marks the third anniversary of the Marikana massacre. The Marikana massacre stands out as the worst case of police brutality in the post-Apartheid South Africa, where more than 30 miners were massacred by the South African Police for demanding a [...]

July 7th, 2015|Archives, Open Letters|Comments Off on Letter by President Bantu Holomisa, MP to President Jacob Zuma – UDM proposes a way forward for Marikana Massacre

LETTER BY Mr LB Gaehler, MP TO MINISTER BATHABILE DLAMINI – CONCERNS ABOUT ABUSE OF CHILD GRANT – HILLCREST, MTHATHA, EASTERN CAPE

Ms B Dlamini Minister of Social Development 120 Plein Street Room 1039, 10th Floor Cape Town 8000 Dear Ms Minister CONCERNS ABOUT ABUSE OF CHILD GRANT – HILLCREST, MTHATHA, EASTERN CAPE 1. The above matter has reference. 2. Numerous reports have been given to me verbally about the abuse children grand in Hillcrest suburb in Mthatha Eastern Cape. 3. It is alleged that many of the people who receives child grant are not using them [...]

May 8th, 2015|Open Letters|Comments Off on LETTER BY Mr LB Gaehler, MP TO MINISTER BATHABILE DLAMINI – CONCERNS ABOUT ABUSE OF CHILD GRANT – HILLCREST, MTHATHA, EASTERN CAPE

Debate on the African Union’s Agenda 2063: “The Africa We Want”

Address by Mr Nqabayomzi Kwankwa, MP UDM Chief Whip In the National Assembly Debate on the African Union’s Agenda 2063: “The Africa We Want” Thursday, 30 October 2014 Speaker and Honourable Members, On 3 May 1999, respected BBC newsreader and former African correspondent, George Alagiah, wrote in a piece for The Guardian (of London) that, and I quote: "For most people who get their view of the world from TV, Africa is a faraway place [...]

April 28th, 2015|Open Letters|Comments Off on Debate on the African Union’s Agenda 2063: “The Africa We Want”

HONOURABLE KWANKWA REQUESTS FOR A SNAP DEBATE ON XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS IN SOUTH AFRICA

TO: Hon. Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Assembly From: Hon. Nqabayomzi Kwankwa, MP – UDM Chief Whip Dear Madame Speaker, RE: REQUEST FOR A SNAP DEBATE ON XENOPHOBIA IN SOUTH AFRICA The above matter has reference. We once more find ourselves faced with the challenge of having to deal with attacks on foreign nationals by South African citizens. According to media reports, many lives have once again been lost and property destroyed in the [...]

April 17th, 2015|Open Letters|Comments Off on HONOURABLE KWANKWA REQUESTS FOR A SNAP DEBATE ON XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS IN SOUTH AFRICA