Streaming issues? Report here
Temp 702 logo 1000 x 1000 2020 Temp 702 logo 1000 x 1000 2020
Best of 702
00:00 - 04:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
See full line-up
Best of 702
00:00 - 04:00
Home
arrow_forward
Politics
fiber_manual_record
Local

WC Premier Winde suspends MEC Madikizela over CV qualification claim

15 April 2021 11:47 AM
Tags:
Democratic Alliance DA
Bonginkosi Madikizela
Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde
Western Cape Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has suspended Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela for claiming to have a BCom degree in his CV when he has admitted that he has not completed his degree.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has suspended Transport and Public Works MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela for 14 days pending the outcome of an investigation into his qualifications.

This comes after Winde met with Madikizela on Wednesday to discuss the inaccuracies on his CV after he listed a BComm degree on his CV but acknowledged that he never actually completed the qualification. It's alleged that Madikizela lied about his qualifications.

READ: DA's Madikizela admits to not finishing Bcom degree in row over qualification

Winde said that he had raised his concerns with the MEC and that acting with integrity was non-negotiable.

Human Settlements MEC, Tertius Simmers, has been appointed acting MEC for Transport and Public Works.

Madikizela is also the leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape and was planning to contest as a party candidate for mayor of the city of Cape Town.

Download the Eyewitness News app to your iOS or Android device.


This article first appeared on EWN : WC Premier Winde suspends MEC Madikizela over CV qualification claim




15 April 2021 11:47 AM
Tags:
Democratic Alliance DA
Bonginkosi Madikizela
Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde
Western Cape Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela

More from Politics

ANC serves Ace Magashule with suspension letter

5 May 2021 4:00 PM

Eyewitness News can reveal the embattled ANC secretary general has received communication signed off by his deputy Jessie Duarte informing him of his suspension.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Geoff Makhubo: We want an error-free billing system in City of Joburg

5 May 2021 1:34 PM

City of Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo answers questions from callers on his plans for the city.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

'Mabuyakhulu is a compromised candidate, they knew he might evaporate from PEC'

5 May 2021 1:32 PM

Political analyst Xolani Dude and Eyewitness News senior politics journalist Tshidi Madia comment on developments in the ANC.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Ramaphosa: Poor, unemployed and working class South Africans are top of mind

1 May 2021 5:10 PM

Cyril Ramaphosa spoke at the virtual Cosatu Workers’ Day celebrations organised by the trade union in Braamfontein on Saturday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

'ANC has just kicked the can down road, no actual will to deal with corruption'

30 April 2021 12:58 PM

News24 political editor Qaanitah Hunter and ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang unpack the week that was for the governing party.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Embattled Mahumapelo claims there's an ongoing campaign to damage his reputation

30 April 2021 7:32 AM

During an address to supporters on Thursday, former African National Congress (ANC) North West chairperson Supra Mahumapelo told them that he was being hounded in spite of no longer leading as both premier or chair of the ANC in the North West.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

'Ramaphosa's recognition of media role in exposing state capture is significant'

29 April 2021 7:43 PM

The Daily Maverick's Ferial Haffajee discusses President Cyril Ramaphosa's evidence at the state capture commission.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

'Day 1 of Ramaphosa's testimony was underwhelming'

29 April 2021 12:11 PM

Wits School of Governance Professor Ivor Sarakinsky gives an analysis of ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa testimony at state capture.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

WATCH LIVE: ANC president Ramaphosa continues testimony at state capture inquiry

29 April 2021 10:40 AM

Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as President of the governing party, answers questions at the state capture commission.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Mahumapelo given 21 days to appeal ANC suspension

29 April 2021 8:31 AM

The North West ANC's disciplinary committee suspended his membership for five years with immediate effect.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Local

Hospital catch-22: We can't buy the machines unless we can employ radiographers!

5 May 2021 8:23 PM

Hospital groups aren't allowed to employ radiographers. Life Healthcare is fighting to have this changed, for important reasons.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

'We don't want fewer people paying more taxes, but more people paying less tax'

5 May 2021 6:51 PM

The special Sars unit focusing on SA's super-wealthy is in business. The Money Show interviews Commissioner Edward Kieswetter.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Why did Treasury bail out Mango Airline? - Expert

5 May 2021 5:34 PM

SA Flyer Magazine publisher Guy Leitch says SAA Technical has a complex problem that involves scarce skills worth being held down.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Third-wave risk rising in parts of Gauteng

5 May 2021 4:46 PM

Easter Weekend and people becoming more relaxed in terms of not following the COVID-19 health protocols cited as causes.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ANC serves Ace Magashule with suspension letter

5 May 2021 4:00 PM

Eyewitness News can reveal the embattled ANC secretary general has received communication signed off by his deputy Jessie Duarte informing him of his suspension.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Liberty heeds Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital's call for help

5 May 2021 2:25 PM

Charlotte Maxeke Academic HospitalPR manager Lungiswa Mvumvu says they will welcome any kind of support from the community.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

AFU finally recovers millions stolen by Bobroff Attorneys from RAF victims

5 May 2021 2:19 PM

NPA spokesperson Sipho Ngwema says Israeli authorities helped because there was a warrant of arrest that was issued by Interpol.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Geoff Makhubo: We want an error-free billing system in City of Joburg

5 May 2021 1:34 PM

City of Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo answers questions from callers on his plans for the city.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

The phrase 'Zulu Nation' implies they are separate from South Africa - Caller

5 May 2021 11:09 AM

But others say that different traditions in South Africa represent different nations and that calling people tribes is derogatory.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

South Africa records 1,189 new Covid-19 cases

5 May 2021 7:02 AM

The Health Department says 339,655 healthcare workers have been vaccinated to date.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward