Tag Archives | Mosebenzi Zwane

Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

The DA is pleased that the Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee has agreed to its suggestion of a full-fledged Inquiry into State Capture in the Mineral Resources Department. Committee members agreed unanimously on the step after Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane once again failed to appear before the committee. Zwane’s one previous appearance before the committee…

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Renewal requires a leaner, capable Cabinet

I congratulate President Ramaphosa on his commitment to a smaller and more capable Executive. I welcome reports that the President has heeded our calls for a smaller, less wasteful Cabinet. We believe it is entirely possible for the Executive to function even more effectively with a Cabinet of around 15 Ministers. Now is also the time…

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DA prepares to make submissions to the State Capture Inquiry

The DA welcomes the release of the Regulations for the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, as gazetted this afternoon. The wheels are now finally in motion to begin the process of holding those responsible for state capture accountable. President Jacob Zuma has for years frustrated the efforts to hold him to account for…

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DA welcomes NPA’s action against Guptas

The DA welcomes that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has taken action against the State Capture brothers, the Guptas, by serving a summons to preserve assists worth approximately R1.6 billion. This is not as not as a result of Shaun Abrahams, who tried to stall, but as a result…

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Public Protector agrees to meet DA on a number of pressing issues

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is pleased that the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has acceded to a request for a formal meeting to discuss a number of pressing matters linked to her office, and the performance of her constitutional mandate to investigate misconduct by government departments and entities and to protect the public’s interest. The…

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Willing buyer, willing sellout

The following remarks were made today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, at protest against State Capture by the Gupta’s and Jacob Zuma. Maimane was joined DA National Spokespersons, Refiloe Nt’sekhe and Phumzile van Damme, and DA Regional Chairperson, Khume Ramulifho. Fellow democrats, Today we are gathered here in Saxonwold to protest the capture of our…

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DA Leader Maimane requests formal meeting with Public Protector

I have today written to the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, requesting a formal meeting in order to discuss a number of pressing matters linked to her office, and the performance of her constitutional mandate to investigate misconduct by government departments and entities and to protect the public’s interest. The role of the Public Protector…

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