Mokonyane News

Fewer rhinos poached, more poachers caught and convicted in 2018

According to environmental affairs minister Nomvula Mokonyane, there were 769 rhino poaching incidents last year.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

WATCH LIVE | MPs continue Sona debate in parliament

On Tuesday, DA MP Phumzile van Damme took the opportunity during the debate to challenge Ramaphosa to prove his commitment to fighting corruption by suspending implicated ministers, including Gwede Mantashe and Nomvula Mokonyane.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Loadshedding, corruption and Louis Vuitton handbags: MPs debate the SONA

"But I will never believe you until you fire [Minister of Environmental Affairs] Nomvula Mokonyane," Malema said.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

#SONADebate: MPs go easy on Mantashe as he delivers maiden speech

They said Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, senior ANC MP Vincent Smith and Mantashe must be axed from their positions due to the allegations on Bosasa.

IOL , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

SONA 2019: From 'Thuma Mina' to 'New Dawn Fades' as Bosasa casts a shadow

"We commend these commissions for the work they are doing, often under challenging circumstances, to uncover the truth," Ramaphosa said, to applause from the ANC benches, including Minister of Environmental Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane, who didn't have a Louis Vuitton handbag as part of her ensemble.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 8, 2019

The story behind the 'sudden' Bosasa arrests: Tender rigging and a strategy to slay the beast

It is followed closely by questions about why ministers and government officials, including Nomvula Mokonyane and Gwede Mantashe, were not being charged.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

ANC members linked to corruption still included in party’s MP list

The ANC drafted its list, which it hasn’t concluded yet, in January, The draft list, as far as we know, included the likes of former president Jacob Zuma and Nomvula Mokonyane.

The South African , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

Bosasa arrests: Hawks have yet to arrest these implicated state officials

Nomvula Mokonyane Minister Nomvula Mokonyane briefs media on outcomes of Cabinet Meeting Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane briefs media on Cabinet meeting of 22 August 2018 in Cape Town [Photo: GCIS] Mokonyane was allegedly pampered by Bosasa.

The South African , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Pictures show how Bosasa installed security systems at Gwede Mantashe's Eastern Cape home

ALSO READ: Mokonyane, Mantashe scored big in Bosasa bonanza Last week, Bosasa employee Richard le Roux testified before the state capture commission of inquiry that he had managed a team of technicians who worked on "Special Projects" – which entailed Le Roux being sent around the country to install security systems at the homes of government officials, including Mantashe, at the behest of Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson, former chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi and other Bosasa directors.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 5, 2019

Bosasa scandal: Commission looks into allegations chief magistrate scored R200 000 security upgrade

READ: Bosasa's special projects extended to ministers, a magistrate says witness This includes Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, current Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe (ANC secretary general at the time), former SAA chair Dudu Myeni, Deputy Minister of Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla, ANC MP Vincent Smith and one-time procurement manager at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Mbulelo Gingcana.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 4, 2019