Bongani Bongo

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Bongani Bongo said : “We have warned those who continue to use state institutions in political battles. I said when I was arrested that this is just a political gimmick. My name for the past three years has been in the media space that I’m corrupt‚ but I was [not]‚” “When we are done‚ we are going to explain how this conspiracy works. It is meant to deviate from ensuring that there is economic freedom in our lifetime‚” External link

businessday Friday, February 26, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “I deny that I made any offer or suggestion whatsoever to Mr Vanara aimed at derailing or interfering at all with the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom. I deny offering him money in any form whatsoever to achieve any purpose at all, let alone one linked to interference with the running of the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom” External link

iol Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about John Steenhuisen ) : “I note that the complaint was not directed to the SAPS or the NPA, but was a political complaint made to the parliamentary sub committee on ethics and members interests. Thereafter, after much publication in the press, any complaint of a criminal nature was first made by John Steenhuisen of the DA,” External link

iol Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already agreed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry,” External link

the-star Friday, January 15, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already agreed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry,” External link

iol Friday, January 15, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee was astounded to find only three port health officials as well as concerns around the non-functionality of the speed point machines that impacted on the ability of travellers to pay for the test,” External link

iol Friday, January 15, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 15, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry,” External link

herald Friday, January 15, 2021 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate,” External link

herald Friday, January 15, 2021 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already agreed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo added : "It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We remain committed to ensuring easy movement of people and goods, and thus we will continue our oversight work over the department to ensure that this crisis never happens again," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The agency will also solve the challenge of various departments that operate in silos and will impact on the general operation at the port of entry," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already-agreed policy position to establish one-stop border posts. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already greed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry, ” External link

herald Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “According to the committee, planning would have ensured that there is adequate provision of health officials to assist with health screening at Beitbridge. In addition, the fact that the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test in South Africa was cheaper, would have logically meant that more travellers would opt to take the test in South Africa instead of taking it in Zimbabwe. It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate,” External link

herald Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Had there been adequate plans in place, the increased truck volume would have been anticipated at Beitbridge. Also, according to the committee, planning would have ensured that there is adequate provision of health officials to assist with health screening at Beitbridge,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We remain committed to ensuring easy movement of people and goods, and thus we will continue our oversight work over the department to ensure that this crisis never happens again,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The agency will also solve the challenge of various departments that operate in silos and will impact on the general operation at the port of entry,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The agency will also solve the challenge of various departments that operate in silos and will impact on the general operation at the port of entry,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Also, these ports of entry serve as the gateway for trade with a high volume of trucks crossing these borders into the African continent. It was thus alarming that they are faced by the kind of challenges that were experienced during this festive season. It is in this context that the committee will ascertain if solutions to cumbersome queues and on the lack of health documentation have been found,” External link

clubofmozambique Monday, January 11, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "Also, these ports of entry serve as the gateway for trade with a high volume of trucks crossing these borders into the African continent. It was thus, alarming that they are faced by the kind of challenges that were experienced during this festive season. It is in this context that the committee will ascertain if solutions to cumbersome queues and to the lack of health documentation, have been found," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 11, 2021 11:36:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "Central to the call for mitigating strategies, is the need to find a workable balance between ensuring reasonable ease of movement of people across the border, ease of movement of goods to enable trade, and ensuring that we achieve the goal of reducing transmission of the disease," External link

allafrica Friday, December 25, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While we understand the need for stringent health checks necessitated by Covid-19, we are also cognisant of the strategic importance of the Beitbridge crossing to trade in Africa. It is in this context that strategies should have been put in place to mitigate such an occurrence, especially in relation to reducing operating hours,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Central to the call for mitigating strategies, is the need to find a workable balance between ensuring reasonable ease of movement of people across the border, ease of movement of goods to enable trade, and ensuring that we achieve the goal of reducing transmission of the disease,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 24, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Central to the call for mitigating strategies, is the need to find a workable balance between ensuring reasonable ease of movement of people across the border, ease of movement of goods to enable trade, and ensuring that we achieve the goal of reducing transmission of the disease,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "While we understand the need for stringent health checks necessitated by Covid-19, we are also cognisant of the strategic importance of the Beitbridge crossing to trade in Africa. It is in this context that strategies should have been put in place to mitigate such an occurrence, especially in relation to reducing operating hours," External link

news24 Thursday, December 24, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “Why do you not fire Pravin? Any confession of a rogue unit is illegal. In any other country he would be arrested. But people will be arrested for lack of oversight,” External link

the-star Monday, December 7, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “Why do you not fire Pravin? Any confession of a rogue unit is illegal. In any other country he would be arrested. But people will be arrested for lack of oversight,” External link

iol Monday, December 7, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo told ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "Why do you not fire Pravin? Any confession of a rogue unit is illegal. Is any other country he would be arrested. But people will be arrested for lack of oversight when those who are not arrested," External link

iol Sunday, December 6, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee agreed that voting method is a policy matter that cannot be left to the IEC alone to decide, even though the IEC had mentioned that the intention was to only allow for testing of such alternatives,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee is convinced that it has done justice to the work it was mandated to do and is hopeful that the National Assembly will concur,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee agreed that voting method is a policy matter that cannot be left to the IEC alone to decide, even though the IEC had mentioned that the intention was to only allow for testing of such alternatives,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee is convinced that it has done justice to the work it was mandated to do and is hopeful that the National Assembly will concur,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we were to just get footage of what happened when the plane left and three hours before, we may be able to properly answer all the questions the nation has about what transpired on that specific day,” “From where we are sitting as a committee, whoever gets into the country or leaves the country must have a stamp of home affairs or some document administered by home affairs. In this case we were told that all documentation of the family was taken to the police” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we were to just get footage of what happened when the plane left and three hours before, we may be able to properly answer all the questions the nation has about what transpired on that specific day,” “From where we are sitting as a committee, whoever gets into the country or leaves the country must have a stamp of home affairs or some document administered by home affairs. In this case we were told that all documentation of the family was taken to the police” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we were to just get footage of what happened when the plane left and three hours before, we may be able to properly answer all the questions the nation has about what transpired on that specific day,” “From where we are sitting as a committee, whoever gets into the country or leaves the country must have a stamp of home affairs or some document administered by home affairs. In this case we were told that all documentation of the family was taken to the police” External link

iol Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened," External link

startribune Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo asked ( about Shepherd Bushiri ) : “There is something very conspicuous about how the Bushiri escape happened. The Republic accredited 17 persons but 23 arrived. That in itself was bizarre. Then when the Malawian delegation left, it did so with 19 individuals on board. Why would that be the case? I am told that the two individuals travelled to Swaziland. We haven’t yet confirmed if they are there. If Mr Bushiri really went to Malawi and there was no plan to conceal his crime, what immigration documents did he use to enter the country?” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To say that they left through a border, the Beit Bridge border, is not enough. It doesn’t explain the odd details of how the flight left. The Minister of Home Affairs will report to us tomorrow (Tuesday). Let us hear what he has to say,” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We are concerned about the condition of the refugees and asylum seekers. But it will be impossible to facilitate their deportation to Canada or any other country. Those who want to go to Canada will have to go back to their original countries” External link

iol Sunday, November 1, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “I am actually going to sue for defamation and the papers will be served on the speaker … I was informed about these allegations six months later by Parliament, even though I had already read them in newspapers. I asked him [Vanara] as an officer of the court why he didn’t open a case because this is a criminal case,” External link

mg Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "I would wait for the report from the security and the technical staff. So far the meeting is cancelled until further notice," External link

news24 Monday, October 26, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It is both the parties (ANC and EFF) who have resolutions on expropriation of land without compensation. I don't know where the glitches are," External link

news24 Monday, October 26, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "Anything we do outside the law or seen that we did not follow the Constitution to the letter is going to be challenged in court," External link

news24 Monday, October 26, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is unacceptable that to this day, when we should be looking at concluding the matter and finding solutions, there are no collective decisions but bickering and finger-pointing, and continuing disputes about the mandate of the different spheres of government” External link

iol Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To find workable solutions to this matter, the committee will undertake an oversight visit to both the Paint City and Wingfield temporary resettlement sites to assess the living conditions and ensure that the exit plan is implemented,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The bickering undermines the spirit of sections 40 and 41 of the Constitution, as well as the provisions of the Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act. It is unacceptable that since 8 March this year when the committee took a resolution for reintegration, there has not been a tangible movement towards a conclusion” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The constitution of the ANC does not say I must step aside, the constitution says an accused person is innocent until proven guilty. So what I have requested on my side was they must give a written instruction,” External link

iol Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We are in agreement that the matter be dealt with urgently and those found to be in the wrong brought to book,” “It is also concerning that Sita, the state’s custodian for technology, could misplace an entire master file” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While we are aware that the legislation-making process has taken longer than initially intended, we are happy that the delay has strengthened the law to make the agency effective,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee believes that the confirmation of addresses will play a critical role in confirming that the elections are free and fair,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo added : “As per Section 159 of the Constitution and Section 24 (1) of the Municipal Structures Act, the committee notes that the earliest possible date for local government elections in 2021 is 4 August 2021, while the latest date is 1 November 2021,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “The committee believes that the confirmation of addresses will play a critical role in confirming that the elections are free and fair. The committee has emphasised that the IEC must focus more of its energies on Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape -- the provinces with the highest number of voters without addresses on the voters’ roll,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee remains of the view that in order to increase efficiencies in the electoral process, e-voting must be considered going forward. This is essential because the use of technology has the potential to drive down the costs of elections and increase operational efficiencies, as well as encourage greater voter participation,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “As per Section 159 of the Constitution and Section 24 (1) of the Municipal Structures Act, the committee notes that the earliest possible date for Local Government Elections in 2021 is 4 August 2021, while the latest date is 1 November 2021,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee has, for its part, committed to further engagements with the IEC to assess further progress on planning,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “The committee believes that the confirmation of addresses will play a critical role in confirming that the elections are free and fair. The committee has emphasised that the IEC must focus more of its energies on Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape — the provinces with the highest number of voters without addresses on the voters’ roll,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee remains of the view that in order to increase efficiencies in the electoral process, e-voting must be considered going forward. This is essential because the use of technology has the potential to drive down the costs of elections and increase operational efficiencies, as well as encourage greater voter participation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “As per Section 159 of the Constitution and Section 24 (1) of the Municipal Structures Act, the committee notes that the earliest possible date for Local Government Elections in 2021 is 4 August 2021, while the latest date is 1 November 2021,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee has, for its part, committed to further engagements with the IEC to assess further progress on planning,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The department's approach will ensure that cuts are not based on a one-size-fits-all approach, but are targeted to minimise the impact on service delivery. This includes delaying some projects that can be dealt with later or where no contractual commitments have yet been made. This is progressive and must be commended," External link

news24 Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We have been given 24 months to finalise the matter, but we are not sure whether the 24 months is enough. Our discussions on the matter will begin to guide us on whether the period is enough,” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, June 26, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "A constitutional democracy means the Constitutional Court is the final arbiter of decisions made by the executive and Parliament" External link

news24 Friday, June 26, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We're going to leave no stone unturned" External link

news24 Friday, June 26, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee was informed that the PSC had investigated the allegations that related to compliance with administrative processes and allegations relating to criminal intent that have been referred to the police. The PSC report found no evidence to support the allegations of maladministration,” External link

citizen Friday, June 19, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “This is contrary to the allegations that Ms Fosi had taken the trip with her friends. The meeting also heard that there was no evidence backing the claim that there was interference in the processes leading up to the Strategic Planning, which was held in Bela Bela,” External link

citizen Friday, June 19, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While we acknowledge the impact of Covid-19 which, among other things, resulted in the delay of processes to fill those positions, however, we are of the view that those processes had to be expedited to ensure that the entity has leadership to drive its annual and strategic plans,” External link

africanewswire Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We had advised a long time, as the portfolio committee, that this facility must be bought by government. We have been reported that the public works is busy buying the facility on behalf of home affairs, and I think that is good progress," External link

allafrica Monday, May 11, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The major preoccupation of the committee is to ensure that Home Affairs offices are open and that people get identity documents that are required to access the recently announced social assistance interventions by the state,” External link

sanews Friday, May 8, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The end of the lockdown period presents an opportunity for the department to implement the e-visa system and contribute positively to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP),” External link

sanews Friday, May 8, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee welcomes the suspension by the private company of the security guards that are alleged to have left early from work. The committee has committed to visit Lindela Centre to listen to the concerns alleged to be raised by detainees at the centre,” External link

sanews Friday, May 8, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While the committee is against the use of force, it is of the view that adherence to laws will prevent such actions in future,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desired results,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The actions of the refugees are even more concerning considering that the xenophobia they refer to is not a factor in Cape Town. South Africa welcomes refugees and asylum seekers but the precondition of any country accepting refugees is that the laws of the receiving country will be respected at all times,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the laws of the country and with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The actions of the refugees are even more concerning considering that the xenophobia they refer to is not a factor in Cape Town. South Africa welcomes refugees and asylum seekers, especially in the context of our history, but the pre-condition of any country accepting refugees is that the laws of the receiving country will be respected at all times," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town,” External link

thenewage Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town,” External link

mg Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the laws of the country and with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The actions of the refugees are even more concerning considering that the xenophobia they refer to is not a factor in Cape Town. South Africa welcomes refugees and asylum seekers, especially in the context of our history, but the pre-condition of any country accepting refugees is that the laws of the receiving country will be respected at all times,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We call on the department to properly train its employees on the new regulations and ensure that they are adequately and fully implemented,” External link

zimeye Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We call on the department to properly train its employees on the new regulations and ensure that they are adequately and fully implemented,” External link

iol Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo replied : “We have to go see for ourselves” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “You know recently I was given a poison so I was going to finalise my treatment in Cuba, so I had to cut my trip very short from Cuba to come and attend to what the police had called me for,” “I was in Cuba for a treatment of the poison I got recently” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, December 9, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “You know recently I was given a poison so I was going to finalise my treatment in Cuba, so I had to cut my trip very short from Cuba to come and attend to what the police had called me for,” “I was in Cuba for a treatment of the poison I got recently” External link

citizen Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “But I don’t want to take that approach and engage them through the media, I will wait to hear from them,” External link

news24 Monday, December 2, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “You know recently I was given a poison so I was going to finalise my treatment in Cuba, so I had to cut my trip very short from Cuba to come and attend to what the police had called me for,” External link

citizen Friday, November 22, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo added : “The acts of violence undermine the goodwill that has prevailed towards the refugees in the country. While we acknowledge the concerns that the refugees are highlighting, the forceful turn of events diminishes the work that ensures that they are treated in accordance with internationally recognised legal standards,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It must remain clear that while legal and developmental immigration is encouraged and can be beneficial to the growth prospects of the country, we remain steadfast that illegal immigration must be discouraged at all times” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The guiding principle informing the work of the committee is that efforts by all stakeholders are important if we are to resolve the challenges facing the country. We must all work together to find workable solutions to these challenges,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It must remain clear that while legal and developmental immigration is encouraged and can be beneficial to the growth prospects of the country, we remain steadfast that illegal immigration must be discouraged at all times” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The guiding principle informing the work of the committee is that efforts by all stakeholders are important if we are to resolve the challenges facing the country. We must all work together to find workable solutions to these challenges,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee is clear that immigration should be legal and it wants the department to strengthen procedures for processing immigrants’ applications. It is untenable that a country can have large numbers of undocumented immigrants and nothing is done about it,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “But enforcement must be preceded by properly working application systems that are not prone to inordinate delays,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we are to enhance service delivery to the required standards, we must be willing to adapt to changes in the environment in which we operate. Social media presents an opportunity for instantaneous communication with the public and will assist in providing first-hand information about their daily experiences at home affairs offices,” External link

citizen Monday, July 22, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "What must remain clear is that illegal immigration into the country must be discouraged at all times," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, July 5, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "What must remain clear is that illegal immigration into the country must be discouraged at all times," External link

nampa Friday, July 5, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:48:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We come from the ANC, a unitary organisation. It operates by taking resolutions based on the majority of members. We elected the president and we are all rallying behind him. And we are supporting him,” External link

mg Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : "We condemn violence wherever it takes place," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially," "There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

news24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

news24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "At face value, if you are full time it means you must be full time at the office attending to day-to-day issues. If you are part time, you are going to stay in the Western Cape and you will be called in as and when there are committees in Johannesburg," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:08:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "She must grant us indulgence. You can’t participate where you have a direct interest. If she feels her conscience allows her to continue to participate, it’s fine, but let us pursue legal advice on it," External link

bdlive Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "She must grant us indulgence. You can’t participate where you have a direct interest. If she feels her conscience allows her to continue to participate, it’s fine, but let us pursue legal advice on it," External link

businessday Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:44:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The DA must give us evidence, if they can't bring the source, they are the spies," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 8, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT



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John Hlophe said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : "The evidence does not corroborate. There are serious contradictions. The application cannot be refused hoping that the accused [Bongo] will incriminate himself. [Other witnesses] can only attest to what Mr Vanara had told them. His credibility has been placed in question as witness testimonies are clashing," External link

news24 Friday, February 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mike Hellens said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “I’ll be saying that the evidence is so bad, so inconsistent that only if Mr Bongo went into the witness box and said ’I plead guilty’ could he ever be convicted. In other words there is no evidence upon which the court might convict, because the quality of the evidence is so poor” External link

iol Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mike Hellens said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “You sat back and let Bongo be excoriated by the media. Had you reported the matter to the Hawks it would have brought matters to a head. I put it to you, your move was political and you wanted to cause political trouble” External link

iol Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Hellens said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “You laid a complaint on October 26 and it started a political furore. It was raised in the House, the media got hold of it and a political frenzy boiled,” “You sat back and let Bongo be excoriated by the media. Had you reported the matter to the Hawks it would have brought matters to a head. I put it to you, your move was political and you wanted to cause political trouble. You laid a political complaint and you are trying to tar Mr Bongo” External link

iol Tuesday, February 16, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Mathole Motshekga said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “He [Bongo] had some challenges and he wanted time to deal with these challenges,” External link

citizen Monday, November 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mathole Motshekga said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : "He [Bongo] had some challenges and he wanted time to deal with these challenges," External link

news24 Monday, November 2, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Supra Mahumapelo said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “The charge against comrade Bongo is frivolous,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, January 31, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ronnie Kasrils said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “We have seen some people, including a former minister (Bongani Bongo) arrested recently and the only way you can defeat corruption is by charging people who have committed corruption and having strong prosecution against them and if necessary seeing them imprisoned,” External link

iol Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

David Lewis said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “There can surely be no more heinous act of political corruption than a sitting MP and cabinet minister offering a bribe to an officer of parliament, specifically in order to undermine parliament’s core function of holding the executive to account. If Bongo is convicted we trust he will face the full might of the law,” External link

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Bongani Bongo said : “We have warned those who continue to use state institutions in political battles. I said when I was arrested that this is just a political gimmick. My name for the past three years has been in the media space that I’m corrupt‚ but I was [not]‚” “When we are done‚ we are going to explain how this conspiracy works. It is meant to deviate from ensuring that there is economic freedom in our lifetime‚” External link

businessday Friday, February 26, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “I deny that I made any offer or suggestion whatsoever to Mr Vanara aimed at derailing or interfering at all with the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom. I deny offering him money in any form whatsoever to achieve any purpose at all, let alone one linked to interference with the running of the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom” External link

iol Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about John Steenhuisen ) : “I note that the complaint was not directed to the SAPS or the NPA, but was a political complaint made to the parliamentary sub committee on ethics and members interests. Thereafter, after much publication in the press, any complaint of a criminal nature was first made by John Steenhuisen of the DA,” External link

iol Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already agreed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry,” External link

the-star Friday, January 15, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already agreed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry,” External link

iol Friday, January 15, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee was astounded to find only three port health officials as well as concerns around the non-functionality of the speed point machines that impacted on the ability of travellers to pay for the test,” External link

iol Friday, January 15, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 15, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry,” External link

herald Friday, January 15, 2021 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate,” External link

herald Friday, January 15, 2021 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already agreed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo added : "It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We remain committed to ensuring easy movement of people and goods, and thus we will continue our oversight work over the department to ensure that this crisis never happens again," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The agency will also solve the challenge of various departments that operate in silos and will impact on the general operation at the port of entry," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already-agreed policy position to establish one-stop border posts. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry," External link

allafrica Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To alleviate the perpetual crisis at this border, the government must move with speed to implement an already greed policy position to establish a One-Stop border post. The tardiness in implementing this policy position is both unacceptable and a contributing factor to problems at this port of entry, ” External link

herald Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “According to the committee, planning would have ensured that there is adequate provision of health officials to assist with health screening at Beitbridge. In addition, the fact that the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test in South Africa was cheaper, would have logically meant that more travellers would opt to take the test in South Africa instead of taking it in Zimbabwe. It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate,” External link

herald Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Had there been adequate plans in place, the increased truck volume would have been anticipated at Beitbridge. Also, according to the committee, planning would have ensured that there is adequate provision of health officials to assist with health screening at Beitbridge,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is thus unacceptable that this simple fact was ignored as capacity was not adequate,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We remain committed to ensuring easy movement of people and goods, and thus we will continue our oversight work over the department to ensure that this crisis never happens again,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The agency will also solve the challenge of various departments that operate in silos and will impact on the general operation at the port of entry,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The agency will also solve the challenge of various departments that operate in silos and will impact on the general operation at the port of entry,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Also, these ports of entry serve as the gateway for trade with a high volume of trucks crossing these borders into the African continent. It was thus alarming that they are faced by the kind of challenges that were experienced during this festive season. It is in this context that the committee will ascertain if solutions to cumbersome queues and on the lack of health documentation have been found,” External link

clubofmozambique Monday, January 11, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "Also, these ports of entry serve as the gateway for trade with a high volume of trucks crossing these borders into the African continent. It was thus, alarming that they are faced by the kind of challenges that were experienced during this festive season. It is in this context that the committee will ascertain if solutions to cumbersome queues and to the lack of health documentation, have been found," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 11, 2021 11:36:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "Central to the call for mitigating strategies, is the need to find a workable balance between ensuring reasonable ease of movement of people across the border, ease of movement of goods to enable trade, and ensuring that we achieve the goal of reducing transmission of the disease," External link

allafrica Friday, December 25, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While we understand the need for stringent health checks necessitated by Covid-19, we are also cognisant of the strategic importance of the Beitbridge crossing to trade in Africa. It is in this context that strategies should have been put in place to mitigate such an occurrence, especially in relation to reducing operating hours,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Central to the call for mitigating strategies, is the need to find a workable balance between ensuring reasonable ease of movement of people across the border, ease of movement of goods to enable trade, and ensuring that we achieve the goal of reducing transmission of the disease,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 24, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “Central to the call for mitigating strategies, is the need to find a workable balance between ensuring reasonable ease of movement of people across the border, ease of movement of goods to enable trade, and ensuring that we achieve the goal of reducing transmission of the disease,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "While we understand the need for stringent health checks necessitated by Covid-19, we are also cognisant of the strategic importance of the Beitbridge crossing to trade in Africa. It is in this context that strategies should have been put in place to mitigate such an occurrence, especially in relation to reducing operating hours," External link

news24 Thursday, December 24, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “Why do you not fire Pravin? Any confession of a rogue unit is illegal. In any other country he would be arrested. But people will be arrested for lack of oversight,” External link

the-star Monday, December 7, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “Why do you not fire Pravin? Any confession of a rogue unit is illegal. In any other country he would be arrested. But people will be arrested for lack of oversight,” External link

iol Monday, December 7, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo told ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "Why do you not fire Pravin? Any confession of a rogue unit is illegal. Is any other country he would be arrested. But people will be arrested for lack of oversight when those who are not arrested," External link

iol Sunday, December 6, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee agreed that voting method is a policy matter that cannot be left to the IEC alone to decide, even though the IEC had mentioned that the intention was to only allow for testing of such alternatives,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee is convinced that it has done justice to the work it was mandated to do and is hopeful that the National Assembly will concur,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee agreed that voting method is a policy matter that cannot be left to the IEC alone to decide, even though the IEC had mentioned that the intention was to only allow for testing of such alternatives,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee is convinced that it has done justice to the work it was mandated to do and is hopeful that the National Assembly will concur,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we were to just get footage of what happened when the plane left and three hours before, we may be able to properly answer all the questions the nation has about what transpired on that specific day,” “From where we are sitting as a committee, whoever gets into the country or leaves the country must have a stamp of home affairs or some document administered by home affairs. In this case we were told that all documentation of the family was taken to the police” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we were to just get footage of what happened when the plane left and three hours before, we may be able to properly answer all the questions the nation has about what transpired on that specific day,” “From where we are sitting as a committee, whoever gets into the country or leaves the country must have a stamp of home affairs or some document administered by home affairs. In this case we were told that all documentation of the family was taken to the police” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we were to just get footage of what happened when the plane left and three hours before, we may be able to properly answer all the questions the nation has about what transpired on that specific day,” “From where we are sitting as a committee, whoever gets into the country or leaves the country must have a stamp of home affairs or some document administered by home affairs. In this case we were told that all documentation of the family was taken to the police” External link

iol Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened," External link

startribune Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The nation is very worried and very angry with what has happened,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo asked ( about Shepherd Bushiri ) : “There is something very conspicuous about how the Bushiri escape happened. The Republic accredited 17 persons but 23 arrived. That in itself was bizarre. Then when the Malawian delegation left, it did so with 19 individuals on board. Why would that be the case? I am told that the two individuals travelled to Swaziland. We haven’t yet confirmed if they are there. If Mr Bushiri really went to Malawi and there was no plan to conceal his crime, what immigration documents did he use to enter the country?” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To say that they left through a border, the Beit Bridge border, is not enough. It doesn’t explain the odd details of how the flight left. The Minister of Home Affairs will report to us tomorrow (Tuesday). Let us hear what he has to say,” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We are concerned about the condition of the refugees and asylum seekers. But it will be impossible to facilitate their deportation to Canada or any other country. Those who want to go to Canada will have to go back to their original countries” External link

iol Sunday, November 1, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “I am actually going to sue for defamation and the papers will be served on the speaker … I was informed about these allegations six months later by Parliament, even though I had already read them in newspapers. I asked him [Vanara] as an officer of the court why he didn’t open a case because this is a criminal case,” External link

mg Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "I would wait for the report from the security and the technical staff. So far the meeting is cancelled until further notice," External link

news24 Monday, October 26, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It is both the parties (ANC and EFF) who have resolutions on expropriation of land without compensation. I don't know where the glitches are," External link

news24 Monday, October 26, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "Anything we do outside the law or seen that we did not follow the Constitution to the letter is going to be challenged in court," External link

news24 Monday, October 26, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is unacceptable that to this day, when we should be looking at concluding the matter and finding solutions, there are no collective decisions but bickering and finger-pointing, and continuing disputes about the mandate of the different spheres of government” External link

iol Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “To find workable solutions to this matter, the committee will undertake an oversight visit to both the Paint City and Wingfield temporary resettlement sites to assess the living conditions and ensure that the exit plan is implemented,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The bickering undermines the spirit of sections 40 and 41 of the Constitution, as well as the provisions of the Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act. It is unacceptable that since 8 March this year when the committee took a resolution for reintegration, there has not been a tangible movement towards a conclusion” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The constitution of the ANC does not say I must step aside, the constitution says an accused person is innocent until proven guilty. So what I have requested on my side was they must give a written instruction,” External link

iol Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We are in agreement that the matter be dealt with urgently and those found to be in the wrong brought to book,” “It is also concerning that Sita, the state’s custodian for technology, could misplace an entire master file” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While we are aware that the legislation-making process has taken longer than initially intended, we are happy that the delay has strengthened the law to make the agency effective,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee believes that the confirmation of addresses will play a critical role in confirming that the elections are free and fair,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo added : “As per Section 159 of the Constitution and Section 24 (1) of the Municipal Structures Act, the committee notes that the earliest possible date for local government elections in 2021 is 4 August 2021, while the latest date is 1 November 2021,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “The committee believes that the confirmation of addresses will play a critical role in confirming that the elections are free and fair. The committee has emphasised that the IEC must focus more of its energies on Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape -- the provinces with the highest number of voters without addresses on the voters’ roll,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee remains of the view that in order to increase efficiencies in the electoral process, e-voting must be considered going forward. This is essential because the use of technology has the potential to drive down the costs of elections and increase operational efficiencies, as well as encourage greater voter participation,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “As per Section 159 of the Constitution and Section 24 (1) of the Municipal Structures Act, the committee notes that the earliest possible date for Local Government Elections in 2021 is 4 August 2021, while the latest date is 1 November 2021,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee has, for its part, committed to further engagements with the IEC to assess further progress on planning,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “The committee believes that the confirmation of addresses will play a critical role in confirming that the elections are free and fair. The committee has emphasised that the IEC must focus more of its energies on Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape — the provinces with the highest number of voters without addresses on the voters’ roll,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee remains of the view that in order to increase efficiencies in the electoral process, e-voting must be considered going forward. This is essential because the use of technology has the potential to drive down the costs of elections and increase operational efficiencies, as well as encourage greater voter participation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “As per Section 159 of the Constitution and Section 24 (1) of the Municipal Structures Act, the committee notes that the earliest possible date for Local Government Elections in 2021 is 4 August 2021, while the latest date is 1 November 2021,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee has, for its part, committed to further engagements with the IEC to assess further progress on planning,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The department's approach will ensure that cuts are not based on a one-size-fits-all approach, but are targeted to minimise the impact on service delivery. This includes delaying some projects that can be dealt with later or where no contractual commitments have yet been made. This is progressive and must be commended," External link

news24 Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We have been given 24 months to finalise the matter, but we are not sure whether the 24 months is enough. Our discussions on the matter will begin to guide us on whether the period is enough,” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, June 26, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "A constitutional democracy means the Constitutional Court is the final arbiter of decisions made by the executive and Parliament" External link

news24 Friday, June 26, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We're going to leave no stone unturned" External link

news24 Friday, June 26, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee was informed that the PSC had investigated the allegations that related to compliance with administrative processes and allegations relating to criminal intent that have been referred to the police. The PSC report found no evidence to support the allegations of maladministration,” External link

citizen Friday, June 19, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “This is contrary to the allegations that Ms Fosi had taken the trip with her friends. The meeting also heard that there was no evidence backing the claim that there was interference in the processes leading up to the Strategic Planning, which was held in Bela Bela,” External link

citizen Friday, June 19, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While we acknowledge the impact of Covid-19 which, among other things, resulted in the delay of processes to fill those positions, however, we are of the view that those processes had to be expedited to ensure that the entity has leadership to drive its annual and strategic plans,” External link

africanewswire Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We had advised a long time, as the portfolio committee, that this facility must be bought by government. We have been reported that the public works is busy buying the facility on behalf of home affairs, and I think that is good progress," External link

allafrica Monday, May 11, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The major preoccupation of the committee is to ensure that Home Affairs offices are open and that people get identity documents that are required to access the recently announced social assistance interventions by the state,” External link

sanews Friday, May 8, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The end of the lockdown period presents an opportunity for the department to implement the e-visa system and contribute positively to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP),” External link

sanews Friday, May 8, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee welcomes the suspension by the private company of the security guards that are alleged to have left early from work. The committee has committed to visit Lindela Centre to listen to the concerns alleged to be raised by detainees at the centre,” External link

sanews Friday, May 8, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “While the committee is against the use of force, it is of the view that adherence to laws will prevent such actions in future,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desired results,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The actions of the refugees are even more concerning considering that the xenophobia they refer to is not a factor in Cape Town. South Africa welcomes refugees and asylum seekers but the precondition of any country accepting refugees is that the laws of the receiving country will be respected at all times,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the laws of the country and with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The actions of the refugees are even more concerning considering that the xenophobia they refer to is not a factor in Cape Town. South Africa welcomes refugees and asylum seekers, especially in the context of our history, but the pre-condition of any country accepting refugees is that the laws of the receiving country will be respected at all times," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town,” External link

thenewage Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town,” External link

mg Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It is untenable that the situation continues to persist, despite numerous attempted interventions that have not yielded desirable results. We would like to urge refugees to comply with the laws of the country and with the by-laws of the City of Cape Town,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The actions of the refugees are even more concerning considering that the xenophobia they refer to is not a factor in Cape Town. South Africa welcomes refugees and asylum seekers, especially in the context of our history, but the pre-condition of any country accepting refugees is that the laws of the receiving country will be respected at all times,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We call on the department to properly train its employees on the new regulations and ensure that they are adequately and fully implemented,” External link

zimeye Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We call on the department to properly train its employees on the new regulations and ensure that they are adequately and fully implemented,” External link

iol Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo replied : “We have to go see for ourselves” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “You know recently I was given a poison so I was going to finalise my treatment in Cuba, so I had to cut my trip very short from Cuba to come and attend to what the police had called me for,” “I was in Cuba for a treatment of the poison I got recently” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, December 9, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “You know recently I was given a poison so I was going to finalise my treatment in Cuba, so I had to cut my trip very short from Cuba to come and attend to what the police had called me for,” “I was in Cuba for a treatment of the poison I got recently” External link

citizen Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “But I don’t want to take that approach and engage them through the media, I will wait to hear from them,” External link

news24 Monday, December 2, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “You know recently I was given a poison so I was going to finalise my treatment in Cuba, so I had to cut my trip very short from Cuba to come and attend to what the police had called me for,” External link

citizen Friday, November 22, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo added : “The acts of violence undermine the goodwill that has prevailed towards the refugees in the country. While we acknowledge the concerns that the refugees are highlighting, the forceful turn of events diminishes the work that ensures that they are treated in accordance with internationally recognised legal standards,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "All this work will amount to little if the Border Management Authority (BMA) is not implemented to secure our borders," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "It has become even clearer that we need all spheres of government to cooperate to deal with the impact of undocumented foreign nationals on service delivery and social cohesion," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It must remain clear that while legal and developmental immigration is encouraged and can be beneficial to the growth prospects of the country, we remain steadfast that illegal immigration must be discouraged at all times” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The guiding principle informing the work of the committee is that efforts by all stakeholders are important if we are to resolve the challenges facing the country. We must all work together to find workable solutions to these challenges,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “It must remain clear that while legal and developmental immigration is encouraged and can be beneficial to the growth prospects of the country, we remain steadfast that illegal immigration must be discouraged at all times” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The guiding principle informing the work of the committee is that efforts by all stakeholders are important if we are to resolve the challenges facing the country. We must all work together to find workable solutions to these challenges,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “The committee is clear that immigration should be legal and it wants the department to strengthen procedures for processing immigrants’ applications. It is untenable that a country can have large numbers of undocumented immigrants and nothing is done about it,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “But enforcement must be preceded by properly working application systems that are not prone to inordinate delays,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “If we are to enhance service delivery to the required standards, we must be willing to adapt to changes in the environment in which we operate. Social media presents an opportunity for instantaneous communication with the public and will assist in providing first-hand information about their daily experiences at home affairs offices,” External link

citizen Monday, July 22, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "What must remain clear is that illegal immigration into the country must be discouraged at all times," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, July 5, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "What must remain clear is that illegal immigration into the country must be discouraged at all times," External link

nampa Friday, July 5, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:48:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "We are here in parliament to implement the resolutions and to support the policy positions of the ruling party and to support the head of the ANC and government," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “We come from the ANC, a unitary organisation. It operates by taking resolutions based on the majority of members. We elected the president and we are all rallying behind him. And we are supporting him,” External link

mg Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

zimeye Monday, February 4, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : "We condemn violence wherever it takes place," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially," "There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo told : “We condemn violence wherever it takes place,” External link

news24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : “There is a plan to assist Zimbabwe, and not only financially,” “There must be a package. We have already requested government to meet with the Treasury of Zimbabwe to share ideas about how to structure a package. We are aware of meetings being scheduled between the SA Reserve Bank and Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank” External link

news24 Sunday, February 3, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "At face value, if you are full time it means you must be full time at the office attending to day-to-day issues. If you are part time, you are going to stay in the Western Cape and you will be called in as and when there are committees in Johannesburg," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:08:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "She must grant us indulgence. You can’t participate where you have a direct interest. If she feels her conscience allows her to continue to participate, it’s fine, but let us pursue legal advice on it," External link

bdlive Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "She must grant us indulgence. You can’t participate where you have a direct interest. If she feels her conscience allows her to continue to participate, it’s fine, but let us pursue legal advice on it," External link

businessday Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:44:00 PM EAT

Bongani Bongo said : "The DA must give us evidence, if they can't bring the source, they are the spies," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 8, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT



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John Hlophe said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : "The evidence does not corroborate. There are serious contradictions. The application cannot be refused hoping that the accused [Bongo] will incriminate himself. [Other witnesses] can only attest to what Mr Vanara had told them. His credibility has been placed in question as witness testimonies are clashing," External link

news24 Friday, February 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mike Hellens said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “I’ll be saying that the evidence is so bad, so inconsistent that only if Mr Bongo went into the witness box and said ’I plead guilty’ could he ever be convicted. In other words there is no evidence upon which the court might convict, because the quality of the evidence is so poor” External link

iol Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mike Hellens said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “You sat back and let Bongo be excoriated by the media. Had you reported the matter to the Hawks it would have brought matters to a head. I put it to you, your move was political and you wanted to cause political trouble” External link

iol Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Hellens said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “You laid a complaint on October 26 and it started a political furore. It was raised in the House, the media got hold of it and a political frenzy boiled,” “You sat back and let Bongo be excoriated by the media. Had you reported the matter to the Hawks it would have brought matters to a head. I put it to you, your move was political and you wanted to cause political trouble. You laid a political complaint and you are trying to tar Mr Bongo” External link

iol Tuesday, February 16, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Mathole Motshekga said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “He [Bongo] had some challenges and he wanted time to deal with these challenges,” External link

citizen Monday, November 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mathole Motshekga said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : "He [Bongo] had some challenges and he wanted time to deal with these challenges," External link

news24 Monday, November 2, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Supra Mahumapelo said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “The charge against comrade Bongo is frivolous,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, January 31, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ronnie Kasrils said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “We have seen some people, including a former minister (Bongani Bongo) arrested recently and the only way you can defeat corruption is by charging people who have committed corruption and having strong prosecution against them and if necessary seeing them imprisoned,” External link

iol Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

David Lewis said ( about Bongani Bongo ) : “There can surely be no more heinous act of political corruption than a sitting MP and cabinet minister offering a bribe to an officer of parliament, specifically in order to undermine parliament’s core function of holding the executive to account. If Bongo is convicted we trust he will face the full might of the law,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT