Tag Archives: Corruption

21/07/2014 – ACDP concerned about low conviction rate of criminals in SA

September 11, 2014

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ACDP Parliament Police Budget Vote 25 Speech by ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP concerned about low conviction rate of criminals in SA “Chairperson, The ACDP is concerned about low conviction rate of criminals in our country. One of the reasons could be poor training that leads to poor investigations. Corruption in the police negatively […]

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16/07/2014 – ACDP concerned about money wasted and deviation from Treasury Regulations

September 11, 2014

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ACDP Parliament Budget Vote 7: Public Works Speech by ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP concerned about money wasted and deviation from Treasury Regulations “House Chairperson, For the current 2014/15 financial year, the Department of Public Works received R6.1 billion. Of this R6.1 billion, R241 million has been allocated to lease payments. The ACDP […]

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12/03/2014 – ACDP ‘regrettably’ withholds support for Public Administration Bill

March 17, 2014

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ACDP Parliament Speech on the Public Administration Management Bill Steve Swart, ACDP MP   ACDP ‘regrettably’ withholds support for Public Administration Bill “Speaker/ chairperson, The National Development Plan highlighted the need for a professional, efficient public service to enable the country to develop to its full potential. The objects of the Bill are basically to […]

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26/02/2014 – ACDP broadly supports counter-cyclical budget, given global economic uncertainties and domestic challenges

February 26, 2014

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ACDP Parliament Press Release on the Budget 2014/2015 Steve Swart, ACDP MP ACDP broadly supports counter-cyclical budget, given global economic uncertainties and domestic challenges Focus must be on implementing the National Development Plan, leading to economic growth and job creation Welcomes expenditure on productive side of economy – on infrastructure Cautions on budget deficit, state […]

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ACDP Manifesto Launch, Soweto

February 18, 2014

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  *Important correction: Start time is 9:00AM and the President will address the crowd at 13:30PM   ACDP to launch manifesto on Saturday 22 February in Soweto     You are invited to the ACDP’s launch of its manifesto for the 2014 General Election. ACDP President Dr Kenneth Meshoe will address the crowd at *13h00. […]

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13/02/2014 – SONA Expectations: Greatest challenges facing SA is unemployment, poverty and inequality

February 13, 2014

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ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe ACDP’s State of the Nation Address Expectations   Greatest challenges facing SA is unemployment, poverty and inequality “The ACDP believes that the greatest challenge facing our nation is unemployment, poverty and inequality, which is causing widespread anger and frustration amongst South Africans, particularly the youth. The […]

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20/01/2014 – President Zuma continues to take tax payers for granted says ACDP Youth Foundation.

January 20, 2014

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ACDP Youth Foundation Ntokozo Zama, ACDPYF National Chairman   President Zuma continues to take tax payers for granted says ACDP Youth Foundation.   ACDP Youth Foundation Chairman Ntokozo Zama has expressed outrage at how President Zuma, his cabinet and Premiers continue to take tax payers for granted. This follows recent reports of some Premiers continuous […]

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07/12/2013 – ACDP President tells National Convention that Nkandla report could lead to impeachment of President Zuma

December 19, 2013

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ACDP National Media Release from National General Conference   ACDP President tells National Convention that Nkandla report could lead to impeachment of President Zuma   ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe told the party’s National Convention today at Tshwane University of Technology that issues involved in the Nkandla reports – if found on investigation to be […]

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11/12/2013 – Secrecy Bill must make hiding fraud a crime says ACDP

December 19, 2013

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Media release from the ACDP Secrecy Bill must make hiding fraud a crime says ACDP “We urge President Zuma to refer the Secrecy Bill to the Constitutional Court for final approval,” said ACDP MP Steve Swart today. “The ACDP has played a key role in re-modelling the Protection of State Information Bill and it has […]

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25/11/2013 – ACDP welcomes DPW moves to strengthen technical capacity, grow skills and ensure proficiency

November 27, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes DPW moves to strengthen technical capacity, grow skills and ensure proficiency Congratulates young professionals who attained professional registration status ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said that, “The poor performance of the Department of Public Works (DPW), who has failed to manage State […]

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15/11/2013 – ACDP welcomes release of Nkandla report

November 27, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Media Release Wayne Thring, ACDP Parliamentary Leader and Deputy President ACDP welcomes release of Nkandla report ACDP Parliamentary Leader, Wayne Thring, today said: “The ACDP welcomes the news that the responsibility will fall on the security cluster of ministers to pay the legal fees of the Public Protector. At the same time, we […]

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12/11/2013 – ACDP welcomes amendements it proposed to Info Bill, but opposes process

November 15, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Steve Swart, ACDP MP Speech on The Protection of State Information Bill, Report of AD HOC Committee, and the President’s reservations on the constitutionality of the Bill ACDP welcomes amendements it proposed to Info Bill, but opposes process “Speaker/Chairperson On 25 April this year, we debated this Bill following the NCOP amendments. During […]

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24/10/2013 – ACDP calls on President Zuma to dissolve NYDA board

October 25, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip   ACDP calls on President Zuma to dissolve NYDA board   ACDP Member of Parliament and the party’s Chief Whip, Cheryllyn Dudley, today made the following statement in the National Assembly: “The African Christian Democratic Party calls on the President to dissolve the current NYDA board, and establish […]

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25/10/2013 – ACDP welcomes investigations into allegations against National Police Commissioner

October 25, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Wayne Thring, ACDP Parliamentary Leader and Deputy President   ACDP welcomes investigations into allegations against National Police Commissioner It is disconcerting for the ACDP to hear that the National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, is facing charges of defeating the ends of justice and breaching national security for allegedly alerting a senior manager that […]

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07/10/2013 – Home Affairs must protect the integrity of official documents

October 17, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip   ACDP calls on Home Affairs to protect integrity of official documents   · Calls for reporting on investigations, convictions and penalties for officials involved in fraud   ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that: “the ACDP calls on Home Affairs to put relevant measures in place to […]

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15/10/2013 – ACDP calls inaction by Government a “corruption enabler”

October 15, 2013

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Press Release ACDP KwaZulu-Natal Jo-Ann Downs (KZN MPL, ACDP KZN Provincial Leader, ACDP National Chairman)   ACDP calls inaction by Government a “corruption enabler” KwaZulu-Natal: “The ACDP is tired of ANC’s inaction in changing legislation to stop civil servants doing remunerative work outside of their paid employment.” ACDP MPL, Jo-Ann Downs was commenting after shocking […]

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11/10/2013 – Youth cannot ‘own’ the NDP, while NYDA is plagued by corruption says ACDP Youth Foundation

October 11, 2013

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Press Release Ntokozo Zama ACDP Youth Foundation Youth cannot ‘own’ the NDP, while NYDA is plagued by corruption – ACDP Youth Foundation The African Christian Democratic Party Youth Foundation (ACDP-YF) is cautious and concerned about the statement made by President Zuma, calling on the youth to “own” the National Development Plan (NDP). ACDP-YF says the […]

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02/10/2013 – ACDP asks why Metrocops arrested but not suspended

October 2, 2013

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Cllr Dr Meshack van Wyk, ACDP Gauteng chairman    ACDP asks why Metrocops arrested but not suspended   “The ACDP does not understand why it seems to be easier for Metrocops to be arrested than it is for them to be suspended,” said Gauteng chairman of the ACDP Dr Meshack van Wyk today. “Almost a […]

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01/10/2013 – Joburg City should have prevented tender incest

October 1, 2013

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Cllr Dr Meshack van Wyk Gauteng chairman of the ACDP   Joburg City should have prevented tender incest   “It is shocking that Johannesburg City awarded contracts worth R100 million to companies owned by their staff. A few cases of contracts awarded to companies owned by relatives of staff members with different surnames would be […]

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30/09/2013 – ACDP welcomes forensic investigation into National Empowerment Fund CEO

October 1, 2013

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ACDP Parliament Wayne Thring, ACDP Parliamentary Leader and Deputy President   ACDP welcomes forensic investigation into National Empowerment Fund CEO   A forensic investigation has been launched into the actions of National Empowerment Fund (NEF) CEO, Philisiwe Mthethwa, following allegations of fraud and corruption. According to the Sunday Times, this comes after the Department of […]

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