Mr Obed Bapela

National Assembly

Obed Bapela

About Obed Bapela

Mr Bapela is currently serving as the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. He 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. The Deputy Minister holds a Diploma in Journalism and various other Certificates 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)

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 5 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

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Alexandra Full ownership House
Sandton, Johannesburg House

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Galencia Properties Holiday

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Name
General Consulting Monare Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
General consulting R243 000 Manare Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Consultancy R900 000 Monare Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Sandton Normal House
Alexandra Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Consultancy R400 000 Monare Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
East Bank, Alexandra House
Sandton House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Monare Trust [holds General consultancy

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name
Monare Trust [holds general consultancy]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Alexandra House
Sandton House

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

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Alexandra Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Alexandra Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Alex [East Bank] Normal Residential House

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

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Plenary appearances

  • Anc. 24 Jun 2014

    ... or are told by my former comrades in the EFF that the ANC of Nelson Mandela has sold out.

  • 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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