Mr Obed Bapela

Member of the National Assembly

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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)

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 20 meetings

2020 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 39 meetings

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 9 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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Mr O Bapela (ANC) chaired the meeting

The Chairperson

The Chairperson introduced Mr Obed Bapela (ANC), Chairperson of the House Committee responsible for oversight in the South African Parliament. ...

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Chairperson, will the hon member take a question?

Anc.

24 Jun 2014

Thank you very much. The radical changes that we see - albeit not enough - are because of the efforts of the ANC-led government and its majority in this Parliament. ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Consultancy

Monare Family Trust

100%

NPO

Conny and Bapela Foundation

100%

Value Description Source

±R10 000.00

Vodacom Durban July tickets 2019

Vodacom

±R8 000.00

Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019

Vodacom

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

Monare Trust

General Consulting

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Alexandra

House

Sandton

Name of Company No Nature

Conny & Bapela Foundation (NPO)

100%

Monare Family Trust

100%

Consultancy

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Alexandra Centenary Association - In Business

Non Profit Company (NPO)

Kusini Drinks

Close Corporation (Deregistration)

Tholo Management Holdings

Private Company - (Deregistration)

Metropolitan Diamond Corporation

Private Company - (Deregistration)

WebEasy Africa

Private Company - (Deregistration)

Bonbani Cleaning Services (RESIGNED)

Cleaning Services - (Deregistration)

Blue Dot Properties 1759

Close Corporation - (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

Private Company - (Deregistration)

Name Value Activity

Monare trust

None

General Consultancy

Description Extent Location

House

Residential

Alexandra, Gauteng

House

Residential

Morningside, Sandton

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

Source Description Value

Vodacom

Jazz tickets (Cape Town x2)

/-R9000

Vodacom

Durban July Handicapp (Tickets X2 and 1X night Accommodation Stay)

/-R15000

Description Extent Location

House

Full ownership

Alexandra

House

Sandton, Johannesburg

No Name of Company Nature

100%

Monare Family Trust

Consultancy

100%

Conny

Description Sponsor

Holiday

Galencia Properties

Name Activity

Monare Trust

General Consulting

No Name of Company Nature

100%

Monare Family Trust

Consultancy

100%

Connie

Source Description

Vodacom, SA

2 Tickets for Cape Town Jazz

Vodacom SA

2 Tickets for Durban July

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Alexandra Centenary Associaiton

NPO

Alexandra June 16/18 Development Foundation

NPO [In process of registration]

Name Value Activity

Manare Trust

R243 000

General consulting

Location Description Extent

East Bank, Alexandra

House

Normal

Morningside, Sandton

House

Normal

Name of Company No Nature

Conny

100%

Monare Family Trust

100%

Consultancy work

Source Description Value

Vodacom

Cape Town Jazz tickets x 2

R9 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Monare Family Trust

General Consultancy

Alexandra Centenary Association

NGO

Buylines 165

Deregistratin process

Kusini Drinks

Deregistration process

Name Value Activity

Monare Trust

R900 000

Consultancy

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Sandton

House

Normal

Alexandra

No Name of Company Nature

100%

Monare Family Trust

Consultancy work

100%

Conny + Obed Bapela Foundation

NPO

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/Partnership Type of Business

Monare Family Trust

General Consultancy

Alexandra Centenary Association

NGO

Name Value Activity

Monare Trust

R400 000

Consultancy

Description Location

House

East Bank, Alexandra

House

Sandton

Name of Company No

Monare Family Trust [Holds general consultancy]

100%

Source Description Value

Vodacom

Cape Town Jazz Festival Tickets

R9 000

Vodacom

Durban July tickets x 2 Accommodation

R16 314.00

Directorship/Partnership

Monare Trust [holds General consultancy

Name

Monare Trust [holds general consultancy]

Description Location

House

Alexandra

House

Sandton

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]

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

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Alexandra

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

Source Description Value

Corporate Affairs

Blackberry Torch Handset

R5,199

MTN

Iphone 4

R7 250

Vodacom

Ipad

R4 700

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Alexandra

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

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/Partnership Type of Business

TradeWorx 9

Mining

Tholo Management

Property/General Business

Buylines (Pty) Ltd

Property

Bakgethiwa Trust

Source Description Value

Vodacom

July Handicap

Unknown

Chinese Embassy

Tea Set

Unknown

Mehlaleng (Pty) Ltd

J & B Met

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Residential House

Normal

Alex [East Bank]