Senzo Mchunu

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Senzo Mchunu said : “The consultation process with the stakeholders is the first step towards changing this negative perception and sentiment the public has towards the public service and the professionalisation process,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Chapter 10 section 195 outlines the basic values and principles of a government public service administration, it maintains that a high standard of professionalism and ethics must be promoted and maintained as reaffirmed in the Batho Pele Principles, which aims to instil and rebuild good ethics and professionalism in how public servants execute their duties,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants need to understand that they have a Constitutional duty to serve the public professionally and diligently. It is my belief that this consultation process will grapple with this contentious issue and bring forward ideas on how to achieve this goal,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The consultation process with the stakeholders is the first step towards changing this negative perception and sentiment the public has towards the public service and the professionalisation process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Chapter 10 section 195 outlines the basic values and principles of a government public service administration, it maintains that a high standard of professionalism and ethics must be promoted and maintained as reaffirmed in the Batho Pele Principles, which aims to instil and rebuild good ethics and professionalism in how public servants execute their duties,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants need to understand that they have a Constitutional duty to serve the public professionally and diligently. It is my belief that this consultation process will grapple with this contentious issue and bring forward ideas on how to achieve this goal,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The treatment Mr Lethole received is deeply regrettable. COVID-19 has placed an immense strain on the country’s resources, particularly in the health sector, however, the manner in which Mr Lethole was treated is indeed in violation of the constitutional rights afforded to South Africans and is not reflective of the Batho Pele principles which govern the public service,” External link

sanews Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As we continue in the fight against COVID-19, we once again thank all those who serve from the frontlines and appreciate their efforts and dedication,” External link

sanews Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Those who had the honour of being in his presence can attest to his calm nature; those who had the privilege of working with him; can speak to his leadership skills and his intelligible guidance. He was a peacemaker, constantly providing direction when things seemed to derail,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As we continue to adjust to the ever-changing ‘new normal’,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : “Minister Mthembu’s dedication to the public service will forever be appreciated and valued. His immense contributions to governance and the country will be remembered for years to come. Hamba kahle Mphikwa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Those who had the honour of being in his presence can attest to his calm nature; those who had the privilege of working with him; can speak to his leadership skills and his intelligible guidance. He was a peacemaker, constantly providing direction when things seemed to derail,” External link

sanews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As we continue to adjust to the ever-changing ‘new normal’,” External link

sanews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : “Minister Mthembu’s dedication to the public service will forever be appreciated and valued. His immense contributions to governance and the country will be remembered for years to come. Hamba kahle Mphikwa,” External link

sanews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “This is a very important day where we really have to recommit ourselves to fighting [corruption], not just because we’re called by the United Nations or by our government but as individuals,” External link

sanews Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “By empowering public servants with knowledge, we hope to strengthen government’s efforts in this fight. We therefore encourage public servants to enrol for this life changing programme in greater numbers,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “By empowering public servants with knowledge, we hope to strengthen government’s efforts in this fight. We therefore encourage public servants to enrol for this life changing programme in greater numbers,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We want to strengthen all government departments and empower them with the capacity to prevent, detect, combat and investigate corruption. The four aspects are critical pillars in the fight against corruption,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We want to strengthen all government departments and empower them with the capacity to prevent, detect, combat and investigate corruption. The four aspects are critical pillars in the fight against corruption,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We do have ongoing engagements with labour,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In this crucible of a year that 2020 has been, we have proven once more that we are still able to triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 30, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “At a time when our countries’ fiscal space is squeezed and credit worthiness scrutinized for international loans, it is important to reflect, at a continental level, on ways to inform AU member-states’ attempts to engage with International Credit Rating Agencies so as to bring about a fair assessment of their credit profile and investment climate,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 30, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is my hope that many more editions of the Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review Report will be released in future to cast light on the strengths and weaknesses of our companies on the basis of accurate data, with the aim of providing fact-based credit ratings that will strengthen our negotiating positions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 30, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In this crucible of a year that 2020 has been, we have proven once more that we are still able to triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds,” External link

sanews Friday, October 30, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “At a time when our countries’ fiscal space is squeezed and credit worthiness scrutinized for international loans, it is important to reflect, at a continental level, on ways to inform AU member-states’ attempts to engage with International Credit Rating Agencies so as to bring about a fair assessment of their credit profile and investment climate,” External link

sanews Friday, October 30, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is my hope that many more editions of the Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review Report will be released in future to cast light on the strengths and weaknesses of our companies on the basis of accurate data, with the aim of providing fact-based credit ratings that will strengthen our negotiating positions,” External link

sanews Friday, October 30, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In order to facilitate a process for actively drawing on these individuals, it has become imperative for the NSG to establish this fellowship programme,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In order to facilitate a process for actively drawing on these individuals, it has become imperative for the NSG to establish this fellowship programme,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The person may have been on leave more than once in the period. In accordance with the leave provisions in the public service,” External link

citizen Monday, October 12, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The person may have been on leave more than once in the period. In accordance with the leave provisions in the public service,” External link

citizen Sunday, October 11, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The statistics as provided are up to and inclusive of 17 August 2020. The figure is made up of employees utilising approved leave as provided for in the public service prescripts and is set out in the table underneath. It is important to note that when an employee is counted, that does not translate to the employee being on leave for the full period, but merely communicating that the person was on leave within that period. The person may have been on leave more than once in the period. In accordance with the leave provisions in the public service," External link

news24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The total number of public servants absent for the duration of the Level 2 lockdown period from 18 August 2020 to 31 August 2020 amounts to 78 765. The statistics as provided are up to and inclusive of 31 August 2020. The figure is made up of employees utilising approved leave as provided for in the public service prescripts" External link

news24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants in the three spheres of government will greatly benefit from training that is delivered by knowledgeable, experienced and ethical serving public servants,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Our doors remain open and we are quite interested in having the discussion on this matter,” External link

iol Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Ethical conduct and organisational integrity are key in eradicating fraud and corruption in the public service. As the training arm of government, it is therefore imperative that the NSG implements a training programme that will equip public officials with the skills and competencies to make ethical decisions, to develop organisational integrity, to prevent fraud and combat corruption in the Public Sector,” External link

iol Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Ethical conduct and organisational integrity are key in eradicating fraud and corruption in the public service. As the training arm of government, it is therefore imperative that the NSG implements a training programme that will equip public officials with the skills and competencies to make ethical decisions, to develop organisational integrity, to prevent fraud and combat corruption in the Public Sector,” External link

iol Saturday, September 19, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As government, we deem it important that the citizens of the country have access to the necessary quality services. We want to highlight the collaborative efforts by all public servants, inclusive of the elected personnel, in the form of members of parliament, councils, the judiciary and the executive within all spheres of government,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Similarly, we take this opportunity to call on all public servants, to not only desist against any criminal and corrupt activities but to fight and isolate it and expose anyone who commits such acts. Public service must enhance good governance and not be associated with corruption,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is the people first, followed by the service and then the public servants who have to render the service,” External link

sanews Friday, September 4, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We take this opportunity to call on all public servants to not only desist against any criminal and corrupt activities but to fight and isolate it and expose anyone who commits such acts. Public service must enhance good governance and not be associated with corruption,” External link

sanews Friday, September 4, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These public servants have had to face the virus head-on. We appreciate these essential workers and as a country, we will forever be grateful for their dedication, bravery and selflessness,” External link

sanews Friday, September 4, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "There is a lot of worries of people thinking we're going to be kicking doors, opening windows," "In case there is somebody who thinks we are investigating ourselves, this is not the case" External link

news24 Friday, August 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The rest of the public servants have been working remotely from home but work has nonetheless been performed by public servants," External link

news24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The vision of the APRM is the full actualisation of transformative leadership and practice for the Africa we all want,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Poor governance can critically undermine national development and therefore, good governance is critical in ensuring that the citizens and the country benefit in what may ultimately be realised,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The APRM, via the NGC, is essentially a vibrant and dynamic platform, through which civil society can ensure accountability, integrity, ethical conduct and delivery of services on the part of all three spheres of government and its departments, including State-owned entities (SOEs),” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The structure is expected to lead this process of country self-assessment, ensure its credibility and ultimately produce the Country Self-Assessment Report (CSAR),” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu added : “Accordingly, the President and the Minister for the Public Service and Administration remain resolute in their endeavour to ensure an ethical and professional public service and are therefore, committed to ensuring that this matter receives serious attention,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Contrary to unfounded accusations by the DA, the president acted swiftly and within the parameters of the law to ensure that the allegations against Dr Mamphiswana were investigated. It is therefore nonsensical for the MP of the DA, Dr Leon Schreiber, to suggest that the president has failed to take action on the allegations” External link

iol Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is therefore nonsensical for the Member of Parliament of the Democratic Alliance Dr Leon Schreiber, to suggest that the President has failed to take action on the allegations,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is therefore nonsensical for the member of Parliament of the DA, Leon Schreiber, to suggest that the president has failed to take action on the allegations. At all times, proper processes and procedures should be followed, irrespective of against whom the allegations are made. The DA and Dr Schreiber should not use such a serious governance and ethics matter to play political games with it," External link

news24 Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The number of government employees found to be doing business with the State and those who failed to disclose their financial interests is concerning,” External link

iol Monday, June 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It must also be noted that discipline management is a decentralised process and Heads of Departments have the authority to discipline employees. However, government has a duty to ensure that processes are finalised expeditiously, within the confines of the law and rights of employees are not infringed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It must also be noted that discipline management is a decentralised process and Heads of Departments have the authority to discipline employees. However, government has a duty to ensure that processes are finalised expeditiously, within the confines of the law and rights of employees are not infringed,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are going through one of the most difficult periods in the history of humankind. We are learning a lot through this process and we are taking those lessons to the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These services are being delivered to our citizens by a cohort of essential public service workers at great risk to themselves and their immediate families,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Delivering quality services in a sustained manner is what the public administration is all about – whether it is the delivery of basic services to households at a municipal level, the delivery of face-value documents such as birth certificates and passports to citizens or delivering quality basic education to our children,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are going through one of the most difficult periods in the history of humankind. We are learning a lot through this process and we are taking those lessons to the future,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These services are being delivered to our citizens by a cohort of essential public service workers at great risk to themselves and their immediate families,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Delivering quality services in a sustained manner is what the public administration is all about - whether it is the delivery of basic services to households at a municipal level, the delivery of face-value documents such as birth certificates and passports to citizens or delivering quality basic education to our children,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Corruption remains a major contributor to economic decline and therefore, it is even more important for South Africa to act swiftly against this scourge,” External link

sanews Friday, June 19, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The growth in the number of learners who enrolled for the online courses during the lockdown is encouraging and a sign of the school regaining confidence among public servants and private individuals who wish to work for government,” External link

africanewswire Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As the country eases lockdown regulations, public servants are encouraged to take all available training opportunities in order to deepen their knowledge and expertise necessary to serve the people with diligence. They should, as directed by the motto of The NSG which is learn, serve and grow” External link

africanewswire Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The growth in the number of learners who enrolled for the online courses during the lockdown is encouraging and a sign of the school regaining confidence among public servants and private individuals who wish to work for government," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "As the country eases lockdown regulations, public servants are encouraged to take all available training opportunities in order to deepen their knowledge and expertise necessary to serve the people with diligence. They should, as directed by the motto of the NSG which is learn, serve and grow," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The growth in the number of learners who enrolled for the online courses during the lockdown is encouraging and a sign of the school regaining confidence among public servants and private individuals who wish to work for government,” External link

sanews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As the country eases lockdown regulations, public servants are encouraged to take all available training opportunities in order to deepen their knowledge and expertise necessary to serve the people with diligence. They should, as directed by the motto of the NSG which is learn, serve and grow,” External link

sanews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu claimed : “We are in a situation where organised labour has declared a dispute and as such this matter is sub judice. It is at a stage where we are not at liberty to give details in terms of what is happening beyond saying the matter is sub judice as a result of the declaration of the dispute,” External link

the-star Friday, May 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu claimed : “We are in a situation where organised labour has declared a dispute and as such this matter is sub judice. It is at a stage where we are not at liberty to give details in terms of what is happening beyond saying the matter is sub judice as a result of the declaration of the dispute,” External link

iol Friday, May 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The current position we find ourselves in will test the capability of the state to the maximum. We are hard at work doing an overall interrogation of the current capabilities of the state in a number of areas to assess, adjust and adapt our operations for the future to deliver optimal services during this pandemic,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is now more than ever necessary to recognise this higher calling of being a public servant, premised on patriotism and the urge to go above and beyond for fellow South Africans requiring such public services,” “This is not the time for opportunistic corrupt activities or plundering and pillaging of state resources. Public servants must rise to the mammoth task before them to be the public service that the Constitution dictates we should be” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “This particular issue is sensitive as it is is now under dispute,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We take this opportunity to honour all public servants in the country, especially those who are not working from home but are occupying the frontlines and support, we also take this opportunity to honour the heroes and heroines, who in the course of their duties passed on,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “For government to facilitate the unlocking of the economy, there will be a need for more public servants to return to the workplace to provide services that will be required by those sectors that are part of the Level 4 phase,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Care should be given to all pertinent issues, including leave arrangements for employees and reporting mechanisms in relation to gaps caused by lack of laptops for each employee,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Where people can work remotely from their homes, departments are encouraged to continue with this approach,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Those that present with comorbidities; those workers will be expected to submit evidential documentation to the human resources,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These matters require dedication, understanding and commitment from all sides. Accordingly, we want to reiterate that government remains committed to the implementation of the 2018 wage agreement notwithstanding the aforesaid difficulties. At stake is how to do it, and this matters most,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, April 2, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “government remains committed to the implementation of the 2018 wage agreement” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These matters require dedication, understanding and commitment from all sides,” “Accordingly, we want to reiterate that government remains committed to the implementation of the 2018 wage agreement notwithstanding the aforesaid difficulties” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Ramaphosa has declared a national state of disaster and issued a directive that the whole country should go into lockdown until the 16th of April in order to flatten the curve and arrest the spread of the deadly Corona Virus in the country. Persons in and outside the public service who are keen to join the SMS are urged to enrol for the Nyukela course during this period while staying at home observing the Presidential lockdown directive,” External link

gov-za Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu explained : “Employees occupying non-critical positions that do not necessitate their presence at the workplace should be considered for a remote work arrangement or alternatively be considered for redeployment to critical services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We also call upon public servants to be cautious, as there is an invisible killer lurking amongst us. You can do your bit to slow its passage through the corners of our country by observing all protocols communicated by our government, including the social distancing guidelines and staying at home during this period of 21 days,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu explained : “Employees occupying non-critical positions that do not necessitate their presence at the workplace should be considered for a remote work arrangement or alternatively be considered for redeployment to critical services,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We also call upon public servants to be cautious, as there is an invisible killer lurking amongst us. You can do your bit to slow its passage through the corners of our country by observing all protocols communicated by our government, including the social distancing guidelines and staying at home during this period of 21 days,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu states : “Executive authorities are urged to ensure that, subject to Sections 2 (2B) and 32 (2) (b) (i) [of the Public Service Act], all matters pertaining to the employment and career incidents of heads of department and deputy directors-general including suspension and instituting of discipline must, in the absence of delegation, be referred to the president,” External link

iol Saturday, March 14, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We therefore welcome the two new Heads of these Departments to provide leadership in ensuring that public servants are the change agents, enablers and facilitators of integrated good governance and public administration towards meeting the goals of the 6th Administration,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The NSG is accordingly an enabler in the development of a capable state by ensuring well capacitated public servants who serve citizens professionally and industriously,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We therefore welcome the two new Heads of these Departments to provide leadership in ensuring that public servants are the change agents, enablers and facilitators of integrated good governance and public administration towards meeting the goals of the 6th Administration,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The NSG is accordingly an enabler in the development of a capable state by ensuring well capacitated public servants who serve citizens professionally and industriously,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "I had a prior engagement and I had not planned to stay longer anyway" External link

businessday Friday, January 17, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu noted : "All I said was that there was a need to change direction" External link

businessday Friday, January 17, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Well, I think I attempted to answer the question. We are equally affected by load shedding. Load shedding doesn’t know any minister,” External link

citizen Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu told : "The changes to the guide include: On the procurement of official vehicles, the cost of the vehicles is limited to R700 000 inclusive of VAT, maintenance plans and security extras; members [of the executive] and their spouses travelling by air transport must travel in economy class for all official domestic travel as well as for international travel where the travel time is less than two hours," External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The continued benefits for members upon relinquishing office is reduced to one calendar month. A member is permitted to occupy one state-owned residence for free of charge and where a member occupies a second state-owned residence, then the member is required to pay a rental and is personally responsible for the related tax implication," External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "We are in a period that requires us to make difficult and complex decisions above our own in the national interest. Government is operating in an ever more complex and demanding environment, more so with regards to the fiscus. We are facing increasingly interdependent problems and are having to adjust to both the challenges as they present themselves," "Our approach to addressing the national budget and deficit has to be collective in nature, whilst adopting a holistic approach that yields substantial and coherent gains that are sustainable over time" External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The IACD is celebrated annually on December 9 in recognition of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), which was signed in Mexico in 2003. South Africa is one of the signatories to the convention and ratified it in 2004. This year’s theme is ‘United Against Corruption: Building a Culture of Accountability for Sustainable Development'," "South Africa has to make a shift towards observing ethics and combatting corruption, both in the public and private sector. Corruption remains a major contributor to economic decline and ultimate social chaos and therefore it is even more important for South Africa to act swiftly against the scourge" External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We also have a responsibility to restore confidence in the public by employing public servants with impeccable record of good governance since they are entrusted with managing public finances,” External link

sanews Monday, December 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “On the procurement of official vehicles, the cost of the vehicles is limited to R700 000 inclusive of VAT, maintenance plans and security extras,” External link

sanews Monday, December 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "We are so determined to ensure that we fight corruption with all our resources and might," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The commemoration of IACD takes place at an appropriate time in our country as we are recommitting ourselves to fighting corruption, which is fast becoming one of the impediments to our march towards consolidating and basking in the glory brought about by democracy in 1994," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "As a people-centered government, we cannot ignore such perceptions," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "However, we should not be deterred, but form a united front, working with law enforcement agencies," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “On the procurement of official vehicles, the cost of the vehicles is limited to R700 000 inclusive of VAT, maintenance plans and security extras,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 9, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The personnel suitability checks as prescribed by the minister… emanate from the national vetting strategy that resides with the State Security Agency,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The good thing is this involves sacrifice on everyone’s part. It involves the elected representatives at all levels. Tomorrow, we will have a better South Africa,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The good thing is this involves sacrifice on everyone’s part. It involves the elected representatives at all levels. Tomorrow, we will have a better South Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Draft regulations have been prepared for public comment. It is coming and it is desirable,” “We want to do it as soon as possible — to begin with this in far less than six months” External link

businessday Friday, October 18, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are called upon to focus our attention to what is expected of the public service by the South Africans we serve on a daily basis. We are reminded that our training interventions should have a meaningful socio-economic impact,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These expectations would not be met if the public service is not positioned and attuned to the notion of service,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The Constitution is clear on the expectation that the public service should be professional, accountable and development-oriented,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The scourge of corruption, in particular, that has engulfed both the private and public sectors, has dominated the public discourse for many years since the dawn of democracy. The public needs to be assured that we aim to adopt a zero tolerance to corruption in all its manifestations,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are called upon to focus our attention to what is expected of the public service by the South Africans we serve on a daily basis. We are reminded that our training interventions should have a meaningful socio-economic impact,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These expectations would not be met if the public service is not positioned and attuned to the notion of service,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The Constitution is clear on the expectation that the public service should be professional, accountable and development-oriented,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The scourge of corruption, in particular, that has engulfed both the private and public sectors, has dominated the public discourse for many years since the dawn of democracy. The public needs to be assured that we aim to adopt a zero tolerance to corruption in all its manifestations,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We believe that government employees are not isolated from what is happening in our society. We are members of society before we are government employees,” External link

sanews Friday, September 27, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Government does provide support to victims, through institutions such as Thuthuzela Care Centres and the Department of Social Development to prepare victims for cases to ensure successful prosecutions,” External link

sanews Friday, September 27, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We believe that government employees are not isolated from what is happening in our society. We are members of society before we are government employees,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 27, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Government does provide support to victims, through institutions such as Thuthuzela Care Centres and the Department of Social Development to prepare victims for cases to ensure successful prosecutions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 27, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants [elected and unelected], must make sure that whenever there are commitments at a political level, they must have been thoroughly discussed with the administrative leadership and there are follow-ups by officials to ensure service delivery takes place during the period planned for and are within the budgeted amount,” External link

sanews Monday, September 2, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants [elected and unelected], must make sure that whenever there are commitments at a political level, they must have been thoroughly discussed with the administrative leadership and there are follow-ups by officials to ensure service delivery takes place during the period planned for and are within the budgeted amount,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 2, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is also against this background that we take a dim view on the outcomes of municipal audit results recently released by the Auditor-General, for the 2018/19 financial year. It is disturbing to note that there is an overall decline in audit results. This places a serious need on us public servants to ensure that we assist this sphere of government, which is at the coalface of service delivery,” External link

iol Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Corruption is a cancer as it steals from the poor, undermines service delivery and stifles economic growth, which promotes employment and distribution of wealth,” External link

iol Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu explained : “It’s a challenge but it is a challenge that various ministers are dealing with. We are, of course, concerned about this situation and it is a situation that we are addressing” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “This document provides a guide for benefits for members of the executive” External link

citizen Monday, August 5, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As such, this unit is the legal custodian of all integrity testing information and is responsible for lifestyle audits and integrity testing in all spheres of government,” External link

businessday Monday, July 22, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The first phase will commence from September 1, and will include lifestyle audits as a function,” External link

businessday Monday, July 22, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “There is no way I can walk away from the unions. Not only must we work closely... we must forge common objectives,” External link

iol Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “I know from what we have been observing, we do need greater stability in the public service. There are many disruptions in the form of strikes and work stoppages, and it affects governance. The public service is an important vehicle for government to fulfil its mission,” External link

iol Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “I just take it as a confirmation as I was told about it and confirming my suspicion that I was spied on. What it tells us is that state apparatus and SSA had veered off line,” External link

iol Sunday, March 17, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “I just take it as a confirmation as I was told about it and confirming my suspicion that I was spied on. What it tells us is that state apparatus and SSA had veered off line,” External link

the-star Sunday, March 17, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is something that we must apply maximum sobriety on and make sure that we actually hold a conference that is credible and that is dignified, but we think from where we sit that we are far away from holding such conference if you look at the political climate within the ANC in KZN," External link

enca Sunday, September 17, 2017 7:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Talk to your conscience ahead of the conference because there will be serious money at the conference; branches, sub-regions, and regions will be put to the test by individuals with money,” External link

enca Saturday, September 2, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “What further warning signs do we need to see that we are suffering? Do we need to lose all parts of South Africa in order to see that what is happening in government is hurting us? [EFF leader Julius] Malema and [DA leader Mmusi] Maimane are having a field day because of what is happening in our movement,” External link

enca Saturday, September 2, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu told : “Comrade Cyril does have support comrades, serious support, don’t let people fool you. He has support starting from here in KwaZulu Natal, he has support in KwaZulu Natal. To whoever asks where is the support, I will say I am one of those who support him,” External link

news24 Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:17:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Basically‚ I don’t talk names and I did not talk names to the people who interviewed me. All I said was when we say we are ready for the woman president‚ what then happens to the traditions and principles for example that a deputy president succeeds the president to allow for smooth transition?” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The question is: What has changed? What informs whatever change? When we have divisions in the ANC, like we have now, we should not try to hide those divisions by avoiding what we’ve been doing in the past. By saying he [Ramaphosa] shouldn’t [succeed Zuma], we’re merely reflecting what we are about today, which is divisions,” External link

mg Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "I wanted to state my opinion as an ANC member," "No, no, it's my freedom of speech. I was exercising my freedom of speech" External link

iol Monday, September 5, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu added : "Worst of all, internal organisational and administrative systems, which had been democratic, have become a battleground for factions to outsmart one another with fraud and manipulation in the desperate clamour for positions and power" External link

iol Monday, September 5, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is quite important that we apply our minds, all of us, generally in the ANC, in a much more serious way so that the perceptions about our organisation at the moment, if they are anything to go by, there is really a need to apply our minds," "There are too many challenges both inside the ANC and in the country as a whole. We do need to apply our minds," External link

businessday Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:31:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is quite important that we apply our minds, all of us, generally in the ANC, in a much more serious way so that the perceptions about our organisation at the moment, if they are anything to go by, there is really a need to apply our minds," "There are too many challenges both inside the ANC and in the country as a whole. We do need to apply our minds," External link

bdlive Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:26:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is true that last Friday morning we held a meeting at the Provincial office with the [provincial] leadership at their request. All statements made so far about my reaction to what was discussed at that meeting are not true” External link

iol Monday, May 23, 2016 9:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

herald Monday, March 16, 2015 1:07:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

herald Monday, March 16, 2015 1:07:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : "We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time," External link

thenewage Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:16:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : "We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time," External link

thenewage Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:16:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

mg Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:55:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

mg Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:55:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:49:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:49:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "We will be relentless in this war against those are intent on stealing our freedom," External link

thenewage Friday, February 27, 2015 5:40:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We will be relentless in this war against those are intent on stealing our freedom,” External link

iol Friday, February 27, 2015 5:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “Clearly KwaZulu-Natal is under severe strain where we do not escape lightning disaster during summer season. The intensity of it now and a growing number of victims, is of great concern,” External link

iol Monday, February 23, 2015 4:12:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu told : “We are ready to defend those decisions. We took those decisions in the interest of the organisation. We took them collectively and none of us as the provincial leadership were out of decisions that we took,” External link

iol Friday, February 20, 2015 1:40:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Technically, the trust does not exist until the amendment bill is passed,” External link

iol Thursday, February 5, 2015 1:32:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
premier84.21%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
current premier2.63%EN11/21/201321/11/2013
acting premier6.58%EN09/26/201326/09/2013
secretary general2.63%EN11/17/200817/11/2008
secretary-general1.32%EN11/15/200815/11/2008
chairperson0.66%EN03/29/200729/03/2007
spokesperson1.97%EN01/26/200626/01/2006
Names Lang Count
Senzo MchunuEN99.63%
Senzo MchunuPL0.37%


 
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Tito Mboweni said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : "There is a new round of negotiations that is going to start. Minister Mchunu will be leading the process. Yes, there has to be conversations. I was minister of labour before. I know how to go about negotiations. You do not rely only on the bargaining council. A lot of the work is done outside," External link

news24 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : "The Minister for the Department of Public Service and Administration, Minister Senzo Mchunu, is working with our partners in organised labour to achieve a fair public-sector compensation dispensation when negotiations on a new multi-year wage settlement begin later this year," External link

news24 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “We have also written to the president and public service and administration minister Senzo Mchunu to ask for a seat at the wage bargaining table,” External link

iol Friday, October 23, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Aaron Motsoaledi said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “My chief of staff paid R500 to him (Sokhela). He received a call that Senzo (Mchunu) wanted urgent help but he (the caller) could not get hold of me. He wanted R500 from him (the official). "That guy is very clever because he chooses high officials and he knows that they will pay because they'd be doing a favour for their principal. In my case it was the official who lost money because my name was used to solicit the money,” External link

iol Monday, March 11, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Aaron Motsoaledi said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “My chief of staff paid R500 to him (Sokhela). He received a call that Senzo (Mchunu) wanted urgent help but he (the caller) could not get hold of me. He wanted R500 from him (the official). "That guy is very clever because he chooses high officials and he knows that they will pay because they'd be doing a favour for their principal. In my case it was the official who lost money because my name was used to solicit the money,” External link

the-star Monday, March 11, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Gwede Mantashe said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “The ANC controlled the stages [processes to recall Mchunu] from the province, to the National Working Committee (NWC) [and] back to the province, and it was finalised. I don’t know what the unhappiness is all about,” External link

mg Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:22:00 PM EAT

Willies Mchunu said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “I am not acting premier. I was asked by Premier Senzo Mchunu to be here as the leader of government business. He always asks me to represent. Today he sent me a message that he would not be able to make it because he is busy somewhere,” External link

iol Monday, May 23, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Sihle Zikalala said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “No one in the ANC leadership knows anything about the reported attempts to poison the chairman and, equally, no one knows about the reported intelligence report, which is said to have revealed that there was an attempt to poison food prepared for comrade Mchunu,” External link

iol Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:48:00 PM EAT

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Senzo Mchunu said : “The consultation process with the stakeholders is the first step towards changing this negative perception and sentiment the public has towards the public service and the professionalisation process,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Chapter 10 section 195 outlines the basic values and principles of a government public service administration, it maintains that a high standard of professionalism and ethics must be promoted and maintained as reaffirmed in the Batho Pele Principles, which aims to instil and rebuild good ethics and professionalism in how public servants execute their duties,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants need to understand that they have a Constitutional duty to serve the public professionally and diligently. It is my belief that this consultation process will grapple with this contentious issue and bring forward ideas on how to achieve this goal,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The consultation process with the stakeholders is the first step towards changing this negative perception and sentiment the public has towards the public service and the professionalisation process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Chapter 10 section 195 outlines the basic values and principles of a government public service administration, it maintains that a high standard of professionalism and ethics must be promoted and maintained as reaffirmed in the Batho Pele Principles, which aims to instil and rebuild good ethics and professionalism in how public servants execute their duties,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants need to understand that they have a Constitutional duty to serve the public professionally and diligently. It is my belief that this consultation process will grapple with this contentious issue and bring forward ideas on how to achieve this goal,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The treatment Mr Lethole received is deeply regrettable. COVID-19 has placed an immense strain on the country’s resources, particularly in the health sector, however, the manner in which Mr Lethole was treated is indeed in violation of the constitutional rights afforded to South Africans and is not reflective of the Batho Pele principles which govern the public service,” External link

sanews Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As we continue in the fight against COVID-19, we once again thank all those who serve from the frontlines and appreciate their efforts and dedication,” External link

sanews Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Those who had the honour of being in his presence can attest to his calm nature; those who had the privilege of working with him; can speak to his leadership skills and his intelligible guidance. He was a peacemaker, constantly providing direction when things seemed to derail,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As we continue to adjust to the ever-changing ‘new normal’,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : “Minister Mthembu’s dedication to the public service will forever be appreciated and valued. His immense contributions to governance and the country will be remembered for years to come. Hamba kahle Mphikwa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Those who had the honour of being in his presence can attest to his calm nature; those who had the privilege of working with him; can speak to his leadership skills and his intelligible guidance. He was a peacemaker, constantly providing direction when things seemed to derail,” External link

sanews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As we continue to adjust to the ever-changing ‘new normal’,” External link

sanews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : “Minister Mthembu’s dedication to the public service will forever be appreciated and valued. His immense contributions to governance and the country will be remembered for years to come. Hamba kahle Mphikwa,” External link

sanews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “This is a very important day where we really have to recommit ourselves to fighting [corruption], not just because we’re called by the United Nations or by our government but as individuals,” External link

sanews Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “By empowering public servants with knowledge, we hope to strengthen government’s efforts in this fight. We therefore encourage public servants to enrol for this life changing programme in greater numbers,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “By empowering public servants with knowledge, we hope to strengthen government’s efforts in this fight. We therefore encourage public servants to enrol for this life changing programme in greater numbers,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We want to strengthen all government departments and empower them with the capacity to prevent, detect, combat and investigate corruption. The four aspects are critical pillars in the fight against corruption,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We want to strengthen all government departments and empower them with the capacity to prevent, detect, combat and investigate corruption. The four aspects are critical pillars in the fight against corruption,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We do have ongoing engagements with labour,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In this crucible of a year that 2020 has been, we have proven once more that we are still able to triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 30, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “At a time when our countries’ fiscal space is squeezed and credit worthiness scrutinized for international loans, it is important to reflect, at a continental level, on ways to inform AU member-states’ attempts to engage with International Credit Rating Agencies so as to bring about a fair assessment of their credit profile and investment climate,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 30, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is my hope that many more editions of the Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review Report will be released in future to cast light on the strengths and weaknesses of our companies on the basis of accurate data, with the aim of providing fact-based credit ratings that will strengthen our negotiating positions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 30, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In this crucible of a year that 2020 has been, we have proven once more that we are still able to triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds,” External link

sanews Friday, October 30, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “At a time when our countries’ fiscal space is squeezed and credit worthiness scrutinized for international loans, it is important to reflect, at a continental level, on ways to inform AU member-states’ attempts to engage with International Credit Rating Agencies so as to bring about a fair assessment of their credit profile and investment climate,” External link

sanews Friday, October 30, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is my hope that many more editions of the Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review Report will be released in future to cast light on the strengths and weaknesses of our companies on the basis of accurate data, with the aim of providing fact-based credit ratings that will strengthen our negotiating positions,” External link

sanews Friday, October 30, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In order to facilitate a process for actively drawing on these individuals, it has become imperative for the NSG to establish this fellowship programme,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “In order to facilitate a process for actively drawing on these individuals, it has become imperative for the NSG to establish this fellowship programme,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The person may have been on leave more than once in the period. In accordance with the leave provisions in the public service,” External link

citizen Monday, October 12, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The person may have been on leave more than once in the period. In accordance with the leave provisions in the public service,” External link

citizen Sunday, October 11, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The statistics as provided are up to and inclusive of 17 August 2020. The figure is made up of employees utilising approved leave as provided for in the public service prescripts and is set out in the table underneath. It is important to note that when an employee is counted, that does not translate to the employee being on leave for the full period, but merely communicating that the person was on leave within that period. The person may have been on leave more than once in the period. In accordance with the leave provisions in the public service," External link

news24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The total number of public servants absent for the duration of the Level 2 lockdown period from 18 August 2020 to 31 August 2020 amounts to 78 765. The statistics as provided are up to and inclusive of 31 August 2020. The figure is made up of employees utilising approved leave as provided for in the public service prescripts" External link

news24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants in the three spheres of government will greatly benefit from training that is delivered by knowledgeable, experienced and ethical serving public servants,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Our doors remain open and we are quite interested in having the discussion on this matter,” External link

iol Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Ethical conduct and organisational integrity are key in eradicating fraud and corruption in the public service. As the training arm of government, it is therefore imperative that the NSG implements a training programme that will equip public officials with the skills and competencies to make ethical decisions, to develop organisational integrity, to prevent fraud and combat corruption in the Public Sector,” External link

iol Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Ethical conduct and organisational integrity are key in eradicating fraud and corruption in the public service. As the training arm of government, it is therefore imperative that the NSG implements a training programme that will equip public officials with the skills and competencies to make ethical decisions, to develop organisational integrity, to prevent fraud and combat corruption in the Public Sector,” External link

iol Saturday, September 19, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As government, we deem it important that the citizens of the country have access to the necessary quality services. We want to highlight the collaborative efforts by all public servants, inclusive of the elected personnel, in the form of members of parliament, councils, the judiciary and the executive within all spheres of government,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Similarly, we take this opportunity to call on all public servants, to not only desist against any criminal and corrupt activities but to fight and isolate it and expose anyone who commits such acts. Public service must enhance good governance and not be associated with corruption,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is the people first, followed by the service and then the public servants who have to render the service,” External link

sanews Friday, September 4, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We take this opportunity to call on all public servants to not only desist against any criminal and corrupt activities but to fight and isolate it and expose anyone who commits such acts. Public service must enhance good governance and not be associated with corruption,” External link

sanews Friday, September 4, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These public servants have had to face the virus head-on. We appreciate these essential workers and as a country, we will forever be grateful for their dedication, bravery and selflessness,” External link

sanews Friday, September 4, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "There is a lot of worries of people thinking we're going to be kicking doors, opening windows," "In case there is somebody who thinks we are investigating ourselves, this is not the case" External link

news24 Friday, August 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The rest of the public servants have been working remotely from home but work has nonetheless been performed by public servants," External link

news24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The vision of the APRM is the full actualisation of transformative leadership and practice for the Africa we all want,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Poor governance can critically undermine national development and therefore, good governance is critical in ensuring that the citizens and the country benefit in what may ultimately be realised,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The APRM, via the NGC, is essentially a vibrant and dynamic platform, through which civil society can ensure accountability, integrity, ethical conduct and delivery of services on the part of all three spheres of government and its departments, including State-owned entities (SOEs),” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The structure is expected to lead this process of country self-assessment, ensure its credibility and ultimately produce the Country Self-Assessment Report (CSAR),” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu added : “Accordingly, the President and the Minister for the Public Service and Administration remain resolute in their endeavour to ensure an ethical and professional public service and are therefore, committed to ensuring that this matter receives serious attention,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Contrary to unfounded accusations by the DA, the president acted swiftly and within the parameters of the law to ensure that the allegations against Dr Mamphiswana were investigated. It is therefore nonsensical for the MP of the DA, Dr Leon Schreiber, to suggest that the president has failed to take action on the allegations” External link

iol Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is therefore nonsensical for the Member of Parliament of the Democratic Alliance Dr Leon Schreiber, to suggest that the President has failed to take action on the allegations,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is therefore nonsensical for the member of Parliament of the DA, Leon Schreiber, to suggest that the president has failed to take action on the allegations. At all times, proper processes and procedures should be followed, irrespective of against whom the allegations are made. The DA and Dr Schreiber should not use such a serious governance and ethics matter to play political games with it," External link

news24 Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The number of government employees found to be doing business with the State and those who failed to disclose their financial interests is concerning,” External link

iol Monday, June 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It must also be noted that discipline management is a decentralised process and Heads of Departments have the authority to discipline employees. However, government has a duty to ensure that processes are finalised expeditiously, within the confines of the law and rights of employees are not infringed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It must also be noted that discipline management is a decentralised process and Heads of Departments have the authority to discipline employees. However, government has a duty to ensure that processes are finalised expeditiously, within the confines of the law and rights of employees are not infringed,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are going through one of the most difficult periods in the history of humankind. We are learning a lot through this process and we are taking those lessons to the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These services are being delivered to our citizens by a cohort of essential public service workers at great risk to themselves and their immediate families,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Delivering quality services in a sustained manner is what the public administration is all about – whether it is the delivery of basic services to households at a municipal level, the delivery of face-value documents such as birth certificates and passports to citizens or delivering quality basic education to our children,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are going through one of the most difficult periods in the history of humankind. We are learning a lot through this process and we are taking those lessons to the future,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These services are being delivered to our citizens by a cohort of essential public service workers at great risk to themselves and their immediate families,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Delivering quality services in a sustained manner is what the public administration is all about - whether it is the delivery of basic services to households at a municipal level, the delivery of face-value documents such as birth certificates and passports to citizens or delivering quality basic education to our children,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Corruption remains a major contributor to economic decline and therefore, it is even more important for South Africa to act swiftly against this scourge,” External link

sanews Friday, June 19, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The growth in the number of learners who enrolled for the online courses during the lockdown is encouraging and a sign of the school regaining confidence among public servants and private individuals who wish to work for government,” External link

africanewswire Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As the country eases lockdown regulations, public servants are encouraged to take all available training opportunities in order to deepen their knowledge and expertise necessary to serve the people with diligence. They should, as directed by the motto of The NSG which is learn, serve and grow” External link

africanewswire Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The growth in the number of learners who enrolled for the online courses during the lockdown is encouraging and a sign of the school regaining confidence among public servants and private individuals who wish to work for government," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "As the country eases lockdown regulations, public servants are encouraged to take all available training opportunities in order to deepen their knowledge and expertise necessary to serve the people with diligence. They should, as directed by the motto of the NSG which is learn, serve and grow," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The growth in the number of learners who enrolled for the online courses during the lockdown is encouraging and a sign of the school regaining confidence among public servants and private individuals who wish to work for government,” External link

sanews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As the country eases lockdown regulations, public servants are encouraged to take all available training opportunities in order to deepen their knowledge and expertise necessary to serve the people with diligence. They should, as directed by the motto of the NSG which is learn, serve and grow,” External link

sanews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu claimed : “We are in a situation where organised labour has declared a dispute and as such this matter is sub judice. It is at a stage where we are not at liberty to give details in terms of what is happening beyond saying the matter is sub judice as a result of the declaration of the dispute,” External link

the-star Friday, May 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu claimed : “We are in a situation where organised labour has declared a dispute and as such this matter is sub judice. It is at a stage where we are not at liberty to give details in terms of what is happening beyond saying the matter is sub judice as a result of the declaration of the dispute,” External link

iol Friday, May 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The current position we find ourselves in will test the capability of the state to the maximum. We are hard at work doing an overall interrogation of the current capabilities of the state in a number of areas to assess, adjust and adapt our operations for the future to deliver optimal services during this pandemic,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is now more than ever necessary to recognise this higher calling of being a public servant, premised on patriotism and the urge to go above and beyond for fellow South Africans requiring such public services,” “This is not the time for opportunistic corrupt activities or plundering and pillaging of state resources. Public servants must rise to the mammoth task before them to be the public service that the Constitution dictates we should be” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “This particular issue is sensitive as it is is now under dispute,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We take this opportunity to honour all public servants in the country, especially those who are not working from home but are occupying the frontlines and support, we also take this opportunity to honour the heroes and heroines, who in the course of their duties passed on,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 8, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “For government to facilitate the unlocking of the economy, there will be a need for more public servants to return to the workplace to provide services that will be required by those sectors that are part of the Level 4 phase,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Care should be given to all pertinent issues, including leave arrangements for employees and reporting mechanisms in relation to gaps caused by lack of laptops for each employee,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Where people can work remotely from their homes, departments are encouraged to continue with this approach,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Those that present with comorbidities; those workers will be expected to submit evidential documentation to the human resources,” External link

citizen Friday, May 8, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These matters require dedication, understanding and commitment from all sides. Accordingly, we want to reiterate that government remains committed to the implementation of the 2018 wage agreement notwithstanding the aforesaid difficulties. At stake is how to do it, and this matters most,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, April 2, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “government remains committed to the implementation of the 2018 wage agreement” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These matters require dedication, understanding and commitment from all sides,” “Accordingly, we want to reiterate that government remains committed to the implementation of the 2018 wage agreement notwithstanding the aforesaid difficulties” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Ramaphosa has declared a national state of disaster and issued a directive that the whole country should go into lockdown until the 16th of April in order to flatten the curve and arrest the spread of the deadly Corona Virus in the country. Persons in and outside the public service who are keen to join the SMS are urged to enrol for the Nyukela course during this period while staying at home observing the Presidential lockdown directive,” External link

gov-za Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu explained : “Employees occupying non-critical positions that do not necessitate their presence at the workplace should be considered for a remote work arrangement or alternatively be considered for redeployment to critical services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We also call upon public servants to be cautious, as there is an invisible killer lurking amongst us. You can do your bit to slow its passage through the corners of our country by observing all protocols communicated by our government, including the social distancing guidelines and staying at home during this period of 21 days,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu explained : “Employees occupying non-critical positions that do not necessitate their presence at the workplace should be considered for a remote work arrangement or alternatively be considered for redeployment to critical services,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We also call upon public servants to be cautious, as there is an invisible killer lurking amongst us. You can do your bit to slow its passage through the corners of our country by observing all protocols communicated by our government, including the social distancing guidelines and staying at home during this period of 21 days,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu states : “Executive authorities are urged to ensure that, subject to Sections 2 (2B) and 32 (2) (b) (i) [of the Public Service Act], all matters pertaining to the employment and career incidents of heads of department and deputy directors-general including suspension and instituting of discipline must, in the absence of delegation, be referred to the president,” External link

iol Saturday, March 14, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We therefore welcome the two new Heads of these Departments to provide leadership in ensuring that public servants are the change agents, enablers and facilitators of integrated good governance and public administration towards meeting the goals of the 6th Administration,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The NSG is accordingly an enabler in the development of a capable state by ensuring well capacitated public servants who serve citizens professionally and industriously,” External link

sanews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We therefore welcome the two new Heads of these Departments to provide leadership in ensuring that public servants are the change agents, enablers and facilitators of integrated good governance and public administration towards meeting the goals of the 6th Administration,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The NSG is accordingly an enabler in the development of a capable state by ensuring well capacitated public servants who serve citizens professionally and industriously,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "I had a prior engagement and I had not planned to stay longer anyway" External link

businessday Friday, January 17, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu noted : "All I said was that there was a need to change direction" External link

businessday Friday, January 17, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Well, I think I attempted to answer the question. We are equally affected by load shedding. Load shedding doesn’t know any minister,” External link

citizen Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu told : "The changes to the guide include: On the procurement of official vehicles, the cost of the vehicles is limited to R700 000 inclusive of VAT, maintenance plans and security extras; members [of the executive] and their spouses travelling by air transport must travel in economy class for all official domestic travel as well as for international travel where the travel time is less than two hours," External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The continued benefits for members upon relinquishing office is reduced to one calendar month. A member is permitted to occupy one state-owned residence for free of charge and where a member occupies a second state-owned residence, then the member is required to pay a rental and is personally responsible for the related tax implication," External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "We are in a period that requires us to make difficult and complex decisions above our own in the national interest. Government is operating in an ever more complex and demanding environment, more so with regards to the fiscus. We are facing increasingly interdependent problems and are having to adjust to both the challenges as they present themselves," "Our approach to addressing the national budget and deficit has to be collective in nature, whilst adopting a holistic approach that yields substantial and coherent gains that are sustainable over time" External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The IACD is celebrated annually on December 9 in recognition of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), which was signed in Mexico in 2003. South Africa is one of the signatories to the convention and ratified it in 2004. This year’s theme is ‘United Against Corruption: Building a Culture of Accountability for Sustainable Development'," "South Africa has to make a shift towards observing ethics and combatting corruption, both in the public and private sector. Corruption remains a major contributor to economic decline and ultimate social chaos and therefore it is even more important for South Africa to act swiftly against the scourge" External link

iol Monday, December 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We also have a responsibility to restore confidence in the public by employing public servants with impeccable record of good governance since they are entrusted with managing public finances,” External link

sanews Monday, December 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “On the procurement of official vehicles, the cost of the vehicles is limited to R700 000 inclusive of VAT, maintenance plans and security extras,” External link

sanews Monday, December 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "We are so determined to ensure that we fight corruption with all our resources and might," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "The commemoration of IACD takes place at an appropriate time in our country as we are recommitting ourselves to fighting corruption, which is fast becoming one of the impediments to our march towards consolidating and basking in the glory brought about by democracy in 1994," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "As a people-centered government, we cannot ignore such perceptions," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "However, we should not be deterred, but form a united front, working with law enforcement agencies," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “On the procurement of official vehicles, the cost of the vehicles is limited to R700 000 inclusive of VAT, maintenance plans and security extras,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 9, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The personnel suitability checks as prescribed by the minister… emanate from the national vetting strategy that resides with the State Security Agency,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The good thing is this involves sacrifice on everyone’s part. It involves the elected representatives at all levels. Tomorrow, we will have a better South Africa,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The good thing is this involves sacrifice on everyone’s part. It involves the elected representatives at all levels. Tomorrow, we will have a better South Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Draft regulations have been prepared for public comment. It is coming and it is desirable,” “We want to do it as soon as possible — to begin with this in far less than six months” External link

businessday Friday, October 18, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are called upon to focus our attention to what is expected of the public service by the South Africans we serve on a daily basis. We are reminded that our training interventions should have a meaningful socio-economic impact,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These expectations would not be met if the public service is not positioned and attuned to the notion of service,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The Constitution is clear on the expectation that the public service should be professional, accountable and development-oriented,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The scourge of corruption, in particular, that has engulfed both the private and public sectors, has dominated the public discourse for many years since the dawn of democracy. The public needs to be assured that we aim to adopt a zero tolerance to corruption in all its manifestations,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We are called upon to focus our attention to what is expected of the public service by the South Africans we serve on a daily basis. We are reminded that our training interventions should have a meaningful socio-economic impact,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “These expectations would not be met if the public service is not positioned and attuned to the notion of service,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The Constitution is clear on the expectation that the public service should be professional, accountable and development-oriented,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The scourge of corruption, in particular, that has engulfed both the private and public sectors, has dominated the public discourse for many years since the dawn of democracy. The public needs to be assured that we aim to adopt a zero tolerance to corruption in all its manifestations,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We believe that government employees are not isolated from what is happening in our society. We are members of society before we are government employees,” External link

sanews Friday, September 27, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Government does provide support to victims, through institutions such as Thuthuzela Care Centres and the Department of Social Development to prepare victims for cases to ensure successful prosecutions,” External link

sanews Friday, September 27, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We believe that government employees are not isolated from what is happening in our society. We are members of society before we are government employees,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 27, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Government does provide support to victims, through institutions such as Thuthuzela Care Centres and the Department of Social Development to prepare victims for cases to ensure successful prosecutions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 27, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants [elected and unelected], must make sure that whenever there are commitments at a political level, they must have been thoroughly discussed with the administrative leadership and there are follow-ups by officials to ensure service delivery takes place during the period planned for and are within the budgeted amount,” External link

sanews Monday, September 2, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Public servants [elected and unelected], must make sure that whenever there are commitments at a political level, they must have been thoroughly discussed with the administrative leadership and there are follow-ups by officials to ensure service delivery takes place during the period planned for and are within the budgeted amount,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 2, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is also against this background that we take a dim view on the outcomes of municipal audit results recently released by the Auditor-General, for the 2018/19 financial year. It is disturbing to note that there is an overall decline in audit results. This places a serious need on us public servants to ensure that we assist this sphere of government, which is at the coalface of service delivery,” External link

iol Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Corruption is a cancer as it steals from the poor, undermines service delivery and stifles economic growth, which promotes employment and distribution of wealth,” External link

iol Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu explained : “It’s a challenge but it is a challenge that various ministers are dealing with. We are, of course, concerned about this situation and it is a situation that we are addressing” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “This document provides a guide for benefits for members of the executive” External link

citizen Monday, August 5, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “As such, this unit is the legal custodian of all integrity testing information and is responsible for lifestyle audits and integrity testing in all spheres of government,” External link

businessday Monday, July 22, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The first phase will commence from September 1, and will include lifestyle audits as a function,” External link

businessday Monday, July 22, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “There is no way I can walk away from the unions. Not only must we work closely... we must forge common objectives,” External link

iol Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “I know from what we have been observing, we do need greater stability in the public service. There are many disruptions in the form of strikes and work stoppages, and it affects governance. The public service is an important vehicle for government to fulfil its mission,” External link

iol Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “I just take it as a confirmation as I was told about it and confirming my suspicion that I was spied on. What it tells us is that state apparatus and SSA had veered off line,” External link

iol Sunday, March 17, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “I just take it as a confirmation as I was told about it and confirming my suspicion that I was spied on. What it tells us is that state apparatus and SSA had veered off line,” External link

the-star Sunday, March 17, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is something that we must apply maximum sobriety on and make sure that we actually hold a conference that is credible and that is dignified, but we think from where we sit that we are far away from holding such conference if you look at the political climate within the ANC in KZN," External link

enca Sunday, September 17, 2017 7:02:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Talk to your conscience ahead of the conference because there will be serious money at the conference; branches, sub-regions, and regions will be put to the test by individuals with money,” External link

enca Saturday, September 2, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “What further warning signs do we need to see that we are suffering? Do we need to lose all parts of South Africa in order to see that what is happening in government is hurting us? [EFF leader Julius] Malema and [DA leader Mmusi] Maimane are having a field day because of what is happening in our movement,” External link

enca Saturday, September 2, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu told : “Comrade Cyril does have support comrades, serious support, don’t let people fool you. He has support starting from here in KwaZulu Natal, he has support in KwaZulu Natal. To whoever asks where is the support, I will say I am one of those who support him,” External link

news24 Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:17:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Basically‚ I don’t talk names and I did not talk names to the people who interviewed me. All I said was when we say we are ready for the woman president‚ what then happens to the traditions and principles for example that a deputy president succeeds the president to allow for smooth transition?” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “The question is: What has changed? What informs whatever change? When we have divisions in the ANC, like we have now, we should not try to hide those divisions by avoiding what we’ve been doing in the past. By saying he [Ramaphosa] shouldn’t [succeed Zuma], we’re merely reflecting what we are about today, which is divisions,” External link

mg Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "I wanted to state my opinion as an ANC member," "No, no, it's my freedom of speech. I was exercising my freedom of speech" External link

iol Monday, September 5, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu added : "Worst of all, internal organisational and administrative systems, which had been democratic, have become a battleground for factions to outsmart one another with fraud and manipulation in the desperate clamour for positions and power" External link

iol Monday, September 5, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is quite important that we apply our minds, all of us, generally in the ANC, in a much more serious way so that the perceptions about our organisation at the moment, if they are anything to go by, there is really a need to apply our minds," "There are too many challenges both inside the ANC and in the country as a whole. We do need to apply our minds," External link

businessday Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:31:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "It is quite important that we apply our minds, all of us, generally in the ANC, in a much more serious way so that the perceptions about our organisation at the moment, if they are anything to go by, there is really a need to apply our minds," "There are too many challenges both inside the ANC and in the country as a whole. We do need to apply our minds," External link

bdlive Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:26:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “It is true that last Friday morning we held a meeting at the Provincial office with the [provincial] leadership at their request. All statements made so far about my reaction to what was discussed at that meeting are not true” External link

iol Monday, May 23, 2016 9:23:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

herald Monday, March 16, 2015 1:07:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

herald Monday, March 16, 2015 1:07:00 AM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:46:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : "We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time," External link

thenewage Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:16:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : "We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time," External link

thenewage Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:16:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

mg Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:55:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” “He was a true democrat who gave his life to the service of our nation” External link

mg Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:55:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:49:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “We are shocked by this news and as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, we wish his family, friends and Cabinet colleagues strength during this difficult time,” External link

iol Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:49:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : "We will be relentless in this war against those are intent on stealing our freedom," External link

thenewage Friday, February 27, 2015 5:40:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “We will be relentless in this war against those are intent on stealing our freedom,” External link

iol Friday, February 27, 2015 5:28:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “Clearly KwaZulu-Natal is under severe strain where we do not escape lightning disaster during summer season. The intensity of it now and a growing number of victims, is of great concern,” External link

iol Monday, February 23, 2015 4:12:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu told : “We are ready to defend those decisions. We took those decisions in the interest of the organisation. We took them collectively and none of us as the provincial leadership were out of decisions that we took,” External link

iol Friday, February 20, 2015 1:40:00 PM EAT

Senzo Mchunu said : “Technically, the trust does not exist until the amendment bill is passed,” External link

iol Thursday, February 5, 2015 1:32:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
premier84.21%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
current premier2.63%EN11/21/201321/11/2013
acting premier6.58%EN09/26/201326/09/2013
secretary general2.63%EN11/17/200817/11/2008
secretary-general1.32%EN11/15/200815/11/2008
chairperson0.66%EN03/29/200729/03/2007
spokesperson1.97%EN01/26/200626/01/2006
Names Lang Count
Senzo MchunuEN99.63%
Senzo MchunuPL0.37%


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Tito Mboweni said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : "There is a new round of negotiations that is going to start. Minister Mchunu will be leading the process. Yes, there has to be conversations. I was minister of labour before. I know how to go about negotiations. You do not rely only on the bargaining council. A lot of the work is done outside," External link

news24 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : "The Minister for the Department of Public Service and Administration, Minister Senzo Mchunu, is working with our partners in organised labour to achieve a fair public-sector compensation dispensation when negotiations on a new multi-year wage settlement begin later this year," External link

news24 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “We have also written to the president and public service and administration minister Senzo Mchunu to ask for a seat at the wage bargaining table,” External link

iol Friday, October 23, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Aaron Motsoaledi said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “My chief of staff paid R500 to him (Sokhela). He received a call that Senzo (Mchunu) wanted urgent help but he (the caller) could not get hold of me. He wanted R500 from him (the official). "That guy is very clever because he chooses high officials and he knows that they will pay because they'd be doing a favour for their principal. In my case it was the official who lost money because my name was used to solicit the money,” External link

iol Monday, March 11, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Aaron Motsoaledi said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “My chief of staff paid R500 to him (Sokhela). He received a call that Senzo (Mchunu) wanted urgent help but he (the caller) could not get hold of me. He wanted R500 from him (the official). "That guy is very clever because he chooses high officials and he knows that they will pay because they'd be doing a favour for their principal. In my case it was the official who lost money because my name was used to solicit the money,” External link

the-star Monday, March 11, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Gwede Mantashe said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “The ANC controlled the stages [processes to recall Mchunu] from the province, to the National Working Committee (NWC) [and] back to the province, and it was finalised. I don’t know what the unhappiness is all about,” External link

mg Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:22:00 PM EAT

Willies Mchunu said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “I am not acting premier. I was asked by Premier Senzo Mchunu to be here as the leader of government business. He always asks me to represent. Today he sent me a message that he would not be able to make it because he is busy somewhere,” External link

iol Monday, May 23, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Sihle Zikalala said ( about Senzo Mchunu ) : “No one in the ANC leadership knows anything about the reported attempts to poison the chairman and, equally, no one knows about the reported intelligence report, which is said to have revealed that there was an attempt to poison food prepared for comrade Mchunu,” External link

iol Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:48:00 PM EAT