Tag Archives | Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

Rampant financial misconduct by Defence employees requires urgent action

The DA will write to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, as it is astonishing that her department accounts for more than a half of all financial misconduct proceedings reported by the national department. The DA is also concerned about the slow rate which her department is handling the processing and completion of…

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Minister Mapisa-Nqakula must take stronger action against SANDF member

The DA will write to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, to request that she investigate an allegation of hate speech and race-based incitement of violence involving Major Mohlala of the South African Defence Force’s (SANDF) Signal Formation at the Wonderboom-Military Base in Pretoria. Major Mohlala reacted to a photo on social…

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DA calls for urgent action to combat corruption at the Castle of Good Hope

The DA informed and forwarded the report on serious allegations to the Minister of Defence & Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the Secretary of Defence, Dr Sam Gulube, to urgently call for a full forensic investigation into the board of the Castle of the Good Hope in Cape Town following allegations of extensive corruption. These…

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‘Colonel’ Molefe’s appointment letter must be made public

The DA will write to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, to request that former Eskom boss of Saxonwold Shebeen infamy, Brian Molefe’s, appointment letter be made public so that there can be clarity over whether he is a Reservist or an Honourary Colonel. We will also request proof of the courses…

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DA to seek legal opinion from Parliament over Minister’s spurious claims of “National Security”

The DA will seek a legal opinion from Parliament’s legal services to determine whether Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, is justified to block replies to parliamentary questions relating to the President’s VVIP travel under the cloak of it being a matter of National Security. Especially considering that the Minister herself has divulged some of the information…

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R273,972 per day to be spent on presidential jet

In response to a parliamentary question the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has indicated that R100 million has been “allocated for the leasing of the VIP-configured jet for the 2016/17 financial year.” This equates to R273,972 per day for the lease of a presidential jet for Zuma, more than double the price of a…

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DA calls for Minister to appear before JSCD over VVIP jet

The DA has on several occasions written to the Chairpersons of the Joint Standing Committee on Defence to instruct the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, to appear before the Committee this term for a briefing on the situation regarding the presidential jet, Inkwazi. Despite these repeated calls for the committee to act,…

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VVIPs gets more expensive flight time while defence services crumble

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has once again displayed an unshakeable commitment to maintaining the luxurious lifestyle of Cabinet as evidenced in a reply to a DA parliamentary question on the matter of South African Air Force (SAAF) flight hours being bizarrely diverted to transporting so-called “Very Very Important Persons” (VVIPs). In the…

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