Mr Obed Bapela

National Assembly

Obed Bapela

About Obed Bapela

Kopeng Obed Bapela is currently serving as the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Mr Bapela took part in the 1976 student uprising. He was a member of the African National Congress (ANC) underground structures from 1979, and also a founding member of United Democratic Front (UDF) in 1983. He was detained several times and appeared in two political trials in Port Elizabeth and Alexandra between 1986 and 1987 and between 1987 and 1990. He holds a Diploma in Journalism and various other Certificates in such varied fields as community and organisational development; safety and security and policy development. As a Member of Parliament he sat in the Portfolio Committee of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Industry, before becoming Deputy Minister for DPME. Source: (info.gov.za)

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 8 meetings

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 6 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

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Recent meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
100% Conny & Bapela Foundation (NPO)
100% Monare Family Trust Consultancy

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Non Profit Company (NPO) Alexandra Centenary Association - In Business
Close Corporation (Deregistration) Kusini Drinks
Private Company - (Deregistration) Tholo Management Holdings
Private Company - (Deregistration) Metropolitan Diamond Corporation
Private Company - (Deregistration) WebEasy Africa
Cleaning Services - (Deregistration) Bonbani Cleaning Services (RESIGNED)
Close Corporation - (Deregistration) Blue Dot Properties 1759
Private Company - (Deregistration) Johannesburg Water Management
Private company - (Deregistration) ShelfFrank Sixty Three
Private Company - (Deregistration) Ditau Investments Company
Private Company - (Deregistration) Bapela Investments
Private Company - (Deregistration) Tradeworx 9
Private Company - (Deregistration) Mphe Investment Holdings
Private Company - (Deregistration) Mveledzo Investments
Private Company - (Deregistration) Buylines 165

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
General Consultancy None Monare trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Alexandra, Gauteng Residential House
Morningside, Sandton Residential House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Alexandra June 16/18 Development foundation (NPO) Non Profit Organisation (In Process of Registration)
Alexandra Centenary Association Non Profit Company

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Vodacom Jazz tickets (Cape Town x2) /-R9000
Vodacom Durban July Handicapp (Tickets X2 and 1X night Accommodation Stay) /-R15000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Full ownership Alexandra
House Sandton, Johannesburg

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
100% Monare Family Trust Consultancy
100% Conny

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Holiday Galencia Properties

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Activity
Monare Trust General Consulting

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
100% Monare Family Trust Consultancy
100% Connie

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description
Vodacom, SA 2 Tickets for Cape Town Jazz
Vodacom SA 2 Tickets for Durban July

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Alexandra Centenary Associaiton NPO
Alexandra June 16/18 Development Foundation NPO [In process of registration]

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Manare Trust R243 000 General consulting

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description Extent
East Bank, Alexandra House Normal
Morningside, Sandton House Normal

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No Nature
Conny 100%
Monare Family Trust 100% Consultancy work

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Vodacom Cape Town Jazz tickets x 2 R9 000

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Monare Family Trust General Consultancy
Alexandra Centenary Association NGO
Buylines 165 Deregistratin process
Kusini Drinks Deregistration process

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Monare Trust R900 000 Consultancy

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Sandton
House Normal Alexandra

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
100% Monare Family Trust Consultancy work
100% Conny + Obed Bapela Foundation NPO

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Vodacom Cape Town Jazz Tickets x 2 R9 000
Chinese Ambassador Samsung Galaxy S4 Iphone R6 000
Vodacom Durban July tickets x 2 & 1 night accommodation R16 300

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Monare Family Trust General Consultancy
Alexandra Centenary Association NGO

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Monare Trust R400 000 Consultancy

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House East Bank, Alexandra
House Sandton

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Monare Family Trust [Holds general consultancy] 100%

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Vodacom Cape Town Jazz Festival Tickets R9 000
Vodacom Durban July tickets x 2 Accommodation R16 314.00

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Monare Trust [holds General consultancy

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name
Monare Trust [holds general consultancy]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Alexandra
House Sandton

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company
Alexandra Centenary Association
Buylines 165 (Pty) Ltd
Tradevorx 9 (Pty) Ltd
Monare Family Trust
Bapela Investments (Pty) Ltd [Dormant]
Kusini Drinks CC [Dormant]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
MTN iPad 2 R4 700
Vodacom Cape Town Jazz tickets x 2 [2012] R9 450
Top TV VIP Top TV Decorder +-R2 000
Chinese Minister of Communications Digital camera R3 000
Vodacom Durban July - 2 tickets and 1 day accommodation R6 300

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Alexandra

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Kusini Drinks Not active
Tradeworx9 Active Mining
Alexandra Centernary Association NPO
Bapela Investments Not active
Buylines Property
Johannesburg Water Management

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Corporate Affairs Blackberry Torch Handset R5,199
MTN Iphone 4 R7 250
Vodacom Ipad R4 700

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Alexandra

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
No value yet 50% Bepela Investments Ordinary
- - Alex Centenary Ass. -
No value yet - Bombani Cleaning Services -
No value yet 30% Dita.. Investment Com. Ordinary
- - Thilo Management Holdings -
- 20% TradeWorx 9 -
- 30% Buylines 165 (Pty) Ltd -
- 30% Metropolitan Diamonds -
- 15% Blue Dot Properties -
- 20% Mphe Investments -
- 15% Mveledzo Investments -
- - Webeasy Africa [Resigned] -
Shelf Frame .. Three

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
July Durban Handicap Horse Racing Vodacom
July Durban Handicap Horse Racing Vodacom
Opening World Cup [CPT-JHB] MTN
World Cup Game in Cape Town [JHB-CPT] SAHARA

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
TradeWorx 9 Mining
Tholo Management Property/General Business
Buylines (Pty) Ltd Property
Bakgethiwa Trust

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Vodacom July Handicap Unknown
Chinese Embassy Tea Set Unknown
Mehlaleng (Pty) Ltd J & B Met Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential House Normal Alex [East Bank]

Committee appearances

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Questions

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Plenary appearances

  • Anc. 24 Jun 2014

    ... 700 000 further education and training, FET, enrolments; 12 000 artisans, with a target of 30 000 a year by 2030; 90% of enrolment in basic education; two new universities - and if you don't know how a university operates, you will think it's a glorified high school. If ...

  • Anc. 24 Jun 2014

    Hon Chairperson, it is difficult to debate with people who are here by accident, like the hon Plouamma of Agang SA, who came here just because Dr Mamphela Ramphele was too tired to come to Parliament. [Laughter.] I think you can hear from the quality of the contribution to this ...

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