Fikile Mbalula

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Fikile Mbalula said : “I have stated that this is a mess,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “People cannot simply be spectators when infrastructure development is being rolled out in their communities and not benefit therefrom. It is for this very reason that local procurement and participation are part of government’s policies aimed at empowering the historically disadvantaged,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 15, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The hub will ensure that infrastructure is available to ensure that vehicles on our roads are roadworthy and that drivers are licensed. Working with the city and the province, we will ensure that we clamp down on corruption, and will throw the book at those who violate the law and act in a corrupt manner,” External link

sanews Monday, November 11, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Arrive Alive ) : "As the festive season approaches, the revamped Arrive Alive campaign and increased law enforcement efforts are among the road safety initiatives that will be utilized to deal with the road carnage," External link

iol Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our commitment to improving the lives of our people through an efficient, reliable and safe passenger rail service has never been greater,” External link

citizen Monday, November 4, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “When we launched the Prasa war room ... we made a firm commitment that this intervention must result in good customer experience for citizens who use Prasa services every day‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 4, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We’ll take into consideration some of the suggestions Cabinet mandated us to look at,” External link

citizen Friday, November 1, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “A strong technology rollout is underway, in the form of CCTV, and other surveillance equipment. These are aimed to act as force multipliers to assist in areas where physical security cannot reach” External link

citizen Friday, October 25, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “It is against this backdrop that the Civil Aviation Authority engaged the affected airlines to solicit assurance that the rest of the fleet did not display the same deficiencies,” External link

citizen Friday, October 25, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our country also recorded 100% in the sub-field of aviation medicine. South Africa is currently number 39 globally and number two in Africa,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : ”The SACAA is in the process of processing the evidence submitted by all the airlines to determine whether it is safe for the airlines to operate the aircraft,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We have been briefed by the SACAA that as a consequence of the sampling of a few aircraft, these were subsequently issued with a prohibition order, meaning that these could not operate until they had addressed the non-compliances,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are not in a state of crisis,” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Protests are welcome but the destruction of infrastructure or economic sabotage is intolerable,” External link

citizen Friday, October 11, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula warns : “We will not resolve conflict by killing each other” External link

gov-za Friday, October 11, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We must begin to talk to each other and not passed each other. The taxi industry is growing and as it grows so does its challenges. We will not resolve conflict by killing each other” External link

gov-za Friday, October 11, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This is a complex and sensitive matter of national importance. It should not be subjected to mechanical procedures and timetables. All ideas and options must be considered for the best possible solution,” External link

citizen Friday, October 11, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “which was late in terms of submission” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We continue to provide assistance to our fellow brothers and sisters in all areas of civil aviation within our capability. In shaping the new world order in aviation, skills development must be at the centre of our agenda,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We continue to provide assistance to our fellow brothers and sisters in all areas of civil aviation within our capability. In shaping the new world order in aviation, skills development must be at the centre of our agenda,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are engaging with all traffic authorities in the country and traffic officers through relevant channels to ensure that the implementation of this intervention does not negatively affect conditions of service of our officers,” External link

the-star Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are engaging with all traffic authorities in the country and traffic officers through relevant channels to ensure that the implementation of this intervention does not negatively affect conditions of service of our officers,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1:53:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Department of Transport has taken tangible steps towards curbing the carnage. The roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but also about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but also about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

sanews Monday, September 23, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but also about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The ANC retained all its wards and the results confirm the disintegration of the DA, who also lost more than 15% support in two wards they retained. "Voters continue to see the ANC as the only trusted vehicle that will transform their lives. As the ANC, we do not take this confidence for granted. "We are determined to redouble our efforts in our quest to expand access to a better life for all,” External link

iol Friday, September 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The ANC retained all its wards and the results confirm the disintegration of the DA, who also lost more than 15% support in two wards they retained. "Voters continue to see the ANC as the only trusted vehicle that will transform their lives. As the ANC, we do not take this confidence for granted. "We are determined to redouble our efforts in our quest to expand access to a better life for all,” External link

iol Friday, September 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Empowering women and a girl child is an imperative we must all embrace and support. Our educational and skills interventions must be deliberately biased towards women,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Notwithstanding the structures, initiatives and programs in place, there is a continuous demand of technical assistance and capacity building from IMO Member States. As a collective responsibility in ensuring that there is no country that is left behind,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "stopped to assist a motorist whose vehicle had overturned on the N1 at Maubane ... the deputy minister, her security detail, emergency medical services personnel and Bakwena security group personnel were in the process of assisting the motorist when a flatbed truck crashed into the scene," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "South Africa has lost a diligent and dedicated servant of the people. Just as she lived, Hlongwa died helping others," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “As a country, we cannot ignore the plethora of prospects in maritime. Working with the over 170 International Maritime Organisation (IMO) member states, our goals will be attained,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Traffic Department ) : “With regard to fraud and corruption, law enforcement officials from the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), the Fraud and Corruption Unit in the department and Hawks operations, which arrests officials for selling driving licences at DLTC, will be intensified,” External link

sanews Friday, September 6, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We listened to both stakeholders and committed to give them feedback from our engagement processes and we will no doubt engage with the information they placed at our disposal. These engagements are a firm expression of our commitment of our resolve to finding common ground in addressing the challenge of funding road infrastructure while we advance measures to grow our economy,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "To mourn during a month where we are supposed to celebrate her kind, Dr Thandi Ndlovu’s contribution to the country is immeasurable, she will be sorely missed. Three other people also lost their lives in the crash. Our thoughts and prayers are with all their loved ones," External link

eyewitness-news Monday, August 26, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In repackaging the scrapping administration, we have ensured that the taxi industry directly benefits from this process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 23, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “While the industry committed to formalise its operations and subject itself to regulation, government committed to a package of economic assistance interventions. It is for that reason that the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme remains the flagship of successive ANC administrations and a demonstration of our commitment to uplifting the taxi industry,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 23, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In repackaging the scrapping administration, we have ensured that the taxi industry directly benefits from this process,” External link

sanews Friday, August 23, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “While the industry committed to formalise its operations and subject itself to regulation, government committed to a package of economic assistance interventions. It is for that reason that the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme remains the flagship of successive ANC administrations and a demonstration of our commitment to uplifting the taxi industry,” External link

sanews Friday, August 23, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Railway Safety Regulator is an agency of the Department of Transport whose mandate is to develop and enforce a robust railway safety management system for the country,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 15, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Railway Safety Regulator is an agency of the Department of Transport whose mandate is to develop and enforce a robust railway safety management system for the country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I want an army of security in the trains,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Blade Nzimande ) : “We are building on what previous minister Blade Nzimande had done. We are bringing innovations and want change which we know will come after a while,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our energies have been drained by the corruption and infighting that was happening here, but the work goes on regardless,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This war-room is a physical space that will enable those deployed to make rapid decisions based on the information they gather from the operations on the ground, on an hour by hour basis. The screens reflect metrics that the technical team will utilise to track and measure performance daily” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula added : “Scrapping e-tolls is on the table. We want to ensure that the transport recovery plan achieves the desired results,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about error ) : “As a build-up to this launch, this morning we visited the signal cabin in Germiston, which embodies the challenges Prasa faces in controlling train movement using outdated technology, prone to human error due to the chronic cable theft that affects the daily movement of trains,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : ”On a daily basis, the team will start the day with an assessment of the previous day’s performance and identify issues that hamper performance and make decisions on how to resolve these,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This War Room is about the people and a key measure in delivering on our commitment to improve our public transport system,” External link

sanews Friday, August 9, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This War Room is about the people and a key measure in delivering on our commitment to improve our public transport system,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The city is not only the administrative capital of the country, but also a critical economic hub. A shutdown of this nature not only undermines the rights of other road users to access their places of work or centres of economic activity, but has the potential to deal a severe blow to an economy which can ill afford disruptions. It must not be allowed to continue,” External link

citizen Monday, July 29, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The NTI is a State-owned company and our responsibility is to ensure that it is able to provide quality service wherever it operates and that the jobs of its employees are not under threat as a result of these interventions,” External link

sanews Friday, July 26, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The NTI is a State-owned company and our responsibility is to ensure that it is able to provide quality service wherever it operates and that the jobs of its employees are not under threat as a result of these interventions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 26, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This exercise must lead to direct in-sourcing of at least 80% of security personnel by PRASA. These security officers must receive their basic training from SAPS [South African Police Service], and I have discussed this with Minister Cele,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This exercise must lead to direct in-sourcing of at least 80% of security personnel by PRASA. These security officers must receive their basic training from SAPS [South African Police Service], and I have discussed this with Minister Cele,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This policy must be produced as a matter of urgency. This exercise must lead to direct insourcing of at least 80 percent of security personnel by Prasa,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "An immediate priority is the urgent implementation of interventions aimed at addressing challenges at Prasa (Passenger Rail Agency of SA)," External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This entails urgently creating capacity for Prasa to manage capital projects and spend its capital budget to achieve effective sequencing of critical infrastructure that will enable the deployment of the new trains in targeted corridors," External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This policy must be produced as a matter of urgency. This exercise must lead to direct insourcing of at least 80 percent of security personnel by Prasa," External link

iol Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We will also ensure that the HNS Protocol is fully implemented in South Africa once it comes into force. We believe that this liability and compensation instrument is of critical importance to compensate victims of incidents,” External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "If, in South Africa, competition for employment in the trucking business could generate violence amongst the people, what would the squeeze by driverless trucks do? " External link

news24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This certainly calls for the strengthening of government’s contribution to the work of the SATC," External link

news24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “Specific targets that must be realised in the next hundred days include improving on-time performance of Metrorail from 73.3 percent to 85 percent,” External link

citizen Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "Specific targets that must be realised in the next hundred days include improving on-time performance of Metrorail from 73.3% to 85%," External link

iol Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The large-scale combustion of fossil fuels also contributes to the change in the composition of the earth's atmosphere. The result is a general process of global warming and if it continues unattended, will lead to significant changes in rainfall patterns and frequent, extreme weather events,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The pace at which Industry 4.0 innovation-breakthroughs are occurring is unprecedented and foreseen to grow faster, and so is the diffusion worldwide. The speed of diffusion compels companies and governments to change from the ‘business as usual’ way of doing things,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "Digital technologies are becoming more sophisticated as well as integrated ... major breakthroughs are being realised in advanced robotics, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, etc," External link

businessday Monday, July 8, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The pace of breakthroughs in the industry is unprecedented. My concern is we must not be regulated to catch up, we must be part of the innovators," External link

businessday Monday, July 8, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The day you get a minister of finance who agrees to everything [is the day] this country will go down,” External link

businessday Monday, July 8, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In August, we are closing this matter, we will take it to the president,” External link

citizen Monday, July 8, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “We, as government, we want road safety to be maintained 24/7 – not only during Easter or Christmas. We want our police and law enforcement to be all out. We are giving you a taste of what is to come,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Over and above that, we also need to deal with the question of how we use information technology in law enforcement on our roads to enable the police to maintain law and order and thereby decrease fatalities,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We activated [the operation] for KZN using the hashtag #LiveBeyondJuly to ensure that we deal with lawlessness on our roads and the fact that people were coming here in their numbers,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “We, as government, we want road safety to be maintained 24/7 – not only during Easter or Christmas. We want our police and law enforcement to be all out. We are giving you a taste of what is to come,” External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We activated [the operation] for KZN using the hashtag #LiveBeyondJuly to ensure that we deal with lawlessness on our roads and the fact that people were coming here in their numbers,” External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “This weekend many of our people will be descending to KwaZulu-Natal in what is well known and called the July Handicap. When you wear that badge, wear it with a responsibility to maintain law and order and maintain the authority of the state in ensuring that these roads are safe,” External link

iol Friday, July 5, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “This weekend many of our people will be descending to KwaZulu-Natal in what is well known and called the July Handicap. When you wear that badge, wear it with a responsibility to maintain law and order and maintain the authority of the state in ensuring that these roads are safe,” External link

iol Friday, July 5, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Dj Fresh hope all will come to pass and you go back to work. You have my support my man,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I’m here to fix things” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Fraud and corruption has to be addressed as a major priority and the Department of Transport is taking the lead,” External link

iol Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “That’s what I said, I didn’t say Cyril led the campaign alone. He was not responding to Mbalula, he was responding to the figment of his imagination, not me. He thought that I said Ramaphosa alone led the campaign, I didn’t say that, I said he was a game changer because he was an important piece of the campaign,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Now we are above 50%. They said we won’t constitute a government. That’s why (other) political parties constructed a narrative that they are going to be future governments,” “There was mushrooming of political parties who believed that they can crunch numbers together and push the ANC into a coalition government. All of that has failed. We’ve got a majority to govern this country” External link

businessday Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Behind the scene, why has this not been fixed? Who is in charge? We need to attend to this,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The report further notes that the signaling system between the Eerstefabrieke and Pienaarspoort stations has not been functional for approximately two years. This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorization,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorisation,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorisation,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorisation," External link

iol Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Team ) : “Everyone at the Team South Africa house is truly motivated by the wins of the three. They have truly injected a dose of motivation to the other athletes. With this kind of fire we will be at the podium again,” External link

thenewage Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula says ( about Julius Malema ) : “death by the guessing games of Malema. Let me keep quiet before he threatens to leak my nudes” External link

citizen Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “Don’t be allergic about Ramaphosa. He is your president,” External link

citizen Monday, May 13, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "We came from zero and now we are where we are and we know to get 10 million is not child's play. It is hard work by this leadership, led by President Ramaphosa, who became a game changer in this election," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 13, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This was a wall to wall campaign. We came form zero and to get to where we are you know 10 million is not child’s play," External link

news24 Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “That is why the opposition parties began to construct a narrative that they would form the future government. Now we have thrashed them,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “That’s what I said, I didn’t say Cyril led the campaign alone. He was not responding to Mbalula, he was responding to the figment of his imagination, not me. He thought that I said Ramaphosa alone led the campaign, I didn’t say that, I said he was a game changer because he was an important piece of the campaign,” External link

businessday Friday, May 10, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Now we are above 50%. They said we won’t constitute a government. That’s why (other) political parties constructed a narrative that they are going to be future governments,” “There was mushrooming of political parties who believed that they can crunch numbers together and push the ANC into a coalition government. All of that has failed. We’ve got a majority to govern this country” External link

businessday Friday, May 10, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The ANC is determined to consolidate its unity,” “If we don’t do that, because even our own internal polling tells us that if we don’t look at the ANC’s unity and we are concerned about ourselves and our squabbles, our people walk away and turn off. We can’t let them down, we just need to stick to what is right and what needs to be done” External link

citizen Friday, May 10, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "So if Manyi wants us to re-run elections, does he think he will get a different thing that will actually give him an edge in probably winning these elections?" External link

news24 Friday, May 10, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The media never gave us a chance. We have never entertained such negativity. We have been focused. It is a headline that is designed to tarnish our imagine and drown our campaign," External link

news24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The media never gave us a chance. We have never entertained such negativity. We have been focused. It is a headline that is designed to tarnish our imagine and drown our campaign," External link

news24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “iCrush kaMama wakho [ Your mother’s crush], Fleek Flikizela dripping sauce. Show this to your mother – watch her as she destabilises to an inability to can,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "We ourselves know there is still a lot to do. There are many things which could have been avoided, but we are keen to change things," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "What we will not do is shy away from issues that have implications on the integrity of the ANC, but we will not victimise people," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula added ( about David Makhura ) : “If somebody asked, I’ll say David Makhura will make a good secretary-general for the ANC. #thinking beyond factions,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "If the ANC says step aside, it's not negotiable. You will have to step aside and that will apply to any other individual on the list of the African National Congress. What we will not do is to shy away from issues that are raised that have got implications for the integrity of the ANC. What we will not do, we will not victimise you," External link

news24 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "We ourselves know there is still a lot to do. There are many things which could have been avoided, but we are keen to change things," External link

businessday Monday, April 8, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "What we will not do is shy away from issues that have implications on the integrity of the ANC, but we will not victimise people," External link

businessday Monday, April 8, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Many people view this as affecting the ANC adversely, negatively in the context of the election campaign. I don’t think so,” External link

iol Saturday, March 23, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The matter of the perception or reality out there that resources of the state are basically being looted or redirected to individuals because of their proximity to those who are in power and they use that as an advantage … it is politically incorrect‚” External link

businessday Friday, March 22, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told ( about Trevor Manuel ) : "That commission is important in unravelling the state capture allegations. Trevor Manuel should be saluted for saying the truth on events that unfolded in that [ANC national executive committee (NEC)] meeting," External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “When we say we want to run a clean government and some of our representatives are doing wrong things, the ANC cannot take collective responsibility about it,” External link

the-star Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Zimbabweans are here because there is no employment in Zimbabwe, so the economy of Zimbabwe must flourish. It is in our interest,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula added ( about Mmusi Maimane ) : “Mmusi Maimane [the DA leader] is saying there must be sanctions on Zimbabwe. He supports undemocratic means and we are not supporting that. We are working with Zimbabweans to find a solution to their challenges,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula replied : “The main problem with some of you‚ you have turned into psycophants [sic] we always ask questions to all our leaders if they step out of line we respectfully remind them about ANC conventions and protocols” External link

businessday Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula replied : “Asking a question does not mean I despise the former president. It’s just a question. Of course he is not debarred from attending or addressing such events” External link

businessday Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “There is progress with regards to the IEC addressing our complaint,” External link

news24 Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I managed to stabilise the SAPS at a great price and never in such did I divert from that core business,” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Robert McBride ) : “I can’t help you, my chief. Ask McBride; state secrets are state secrets” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Some have expressed reservation, but they need to accept that the state capture is part of our own resolutions, that’s what comes with the bad and it needs to be probed and it can’t be fudged and put under the carpet,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In our own history we are a party of the people, [this takes] state capture with it, in that it must never happen again, so you have self-respect and don’t run away from people,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “When you are a governing party, there are bottlenecks and challenges that you come across and then there have been difficulties that have besieged these 25 years, but over and above that there is a lot that has been done,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “For us it is important to look at the polls, what are the issues South Africans are raising about us, from all spheres of life,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our attitude and approach to this campaign is we are the incumbent, it’s easier for those who are not in power to have a go at us, but over and above that we need to bring innovation, what [are] the bold steps we are bringing as a party, we know that those will deliver on them,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We come here because it is our province and it brings numbers to our campaign,” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “It was strategic to come here and demonstrate to all and sundry that KwaZulu-Natal is with us. The issue of leadership will always be a challenge, but the fact is that any presidential candidate who originated from here such as Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma should not be reduced to tribal politics. She is a national leader,” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “All I can say is that I’m giving you the best,” External link

mg Friday, January 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Everybody is invited. All the former presidents have been invited. We will appreciate it that, on occasions like this one, they should actually attend,” External link

mg Friday, January 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “The main event will be held at the Ohlange Institute at Inanda, in the eThekwini Region, and will be addressed by the ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa. Both the national and provincial ANC leadership will be deployed across all the 11 regions,” External link

citizen Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The stadium has a capacity of 85,000 and People Park will be used as an overflow venue. We are confident that we will fill these to capacity. Buses in excess of 1,300 have been organised to transport people from all provinces. Trains have also been organised to transport people from different parts of KZN,” External link

citizen Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The conclusions of the Public Protector to the contrary are, with respect, unsubstantiated and prejudicial. They are strongly denied,” External link

mg Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:47:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “To suggest otherwise undermines the good work that Sascoc does. The ministry has no control or influence over its decision-making process, and it certainly has no control or influence in its decisions in relation to procurement,” External link

citizen Friday, December 21, 2018 5:55:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are aware of the pending Constitutional Court challenge by Major General Ntlemeza and are duly advised that his matter remains without merit. As such, we hope to be in a position to move the country forward in this regard very soon,” External link

sanews Wednesday, November 8, 2017 3:24:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Minister of Police derives his directorial and oversight authorities from the constitution and the SAPS Act,” External link

eyewitness-news Monday, November 6, 2017 10:44:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “There’s no political agenda in the country to murder white farmers. The reality is that farmers, whether black or white, are exposed and vulnerable to criminality because criminals are all over [and] have no respect for stability. My task is to respond to the murder of farmers,” External link

sanews Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are considering our work in relation to the legislative framework and things that we want to do that we could not finish over this quarter… We have a bill that is before the President that talks to the regulation of the security industry to ensure that it is properly aligned. It has gone through Parliament, and it is now before the President to basically sign it into [effect],” External link

sanews Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The environment we are in requires leadership … in order for us to succeed" External link

enca Friday, November 3, 2017 7:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Whenever people take to the streets to voice their concerns, they must observe their rights to protest while not endangering and engaging in violent behaviour that will prevent other people from enjoying their constitutional right guarantees,” External link

sanews Monday, October 30, 2017 7:26:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We must never give an impression that there are certain things we are running away from,” External link

iol Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:40:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "We adopted a six year plan," "When we adopted the six year plan, if you as a woman, you have been abused by your partner, you must go to the police station and report the incident. The police officer must take your statement without any pre-conceived ideas or judgement by asking you 'what were you doing', or how you responded" External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:46:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “It’s true that there are criminals who are stealing from farms, undermining farmers work and that,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I can assure South Africans that it is not my desire that we have not arrested any suspect in this case. It cannot be described as a cold case. It is still alive,” External link

the-star Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This increase is too small and indicative of the lazy efforts by the police to detect such crime, in order to make South Africa a safer place to live in” External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Yes, we have a 1.8% drop in crime, I do not feel it, and our people do not feel it, and they are correct. "We have a drop in sexual violence, but we have more and more pictures of our women going missing. People must feel the drop in crime where they live,” External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula charged : “This increase is too small and indicative of the lazy efforts by the police to detect such crimes in order to make South Africa a safer place to live in. Police in this instance are letting our people down and I am here to stop it,” External link

the-star Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Crime is in general down, but when you zoom into the numbers, we have a big problem where violent crime is going up, and there is no time to hide this,” External link

mg Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:10:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Ulibambe Lingashoni – I am coming for you hard, enough is enough,” External link

mg Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:10:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "We must not see these statistics just as pure numbers," External link

africatime Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:11:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "I'm expecting that before the end of the year the president will be able to come back to us with regard to his choice of the new police commissioner," External link

enca Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:18:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "We must not see these statistics just as pure numbers," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The environment we are in requires leadership … in order for us to succeed" External link

enca Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The environment we are in requires leadership … in order for us to succeed" External link

enca Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula asked : "We resuscitated this team in Gauteng, precisely because we want to respond accurately and decisively against criminals. I'm saying to you our men and women of the police TRT, they must piss and drink it, the criminals. Do you hear me? What did I say?" External link

enca Monday, October 23, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula insiste : "Nous faisons maintenant ce qui est nécessaire pour que nos commissariats soient fonctionnels et pour que les policiers aident les victimes avec les moyens à leur disposition" "Les agresseurs doivent savoir que leurs actes auront des conséquences" External link

libe Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula insiste : "Nous faisons maintenant ce qui est nécessaire pour que nos commissariats soient fonctionnels et pour que les policiers aident les victimes avec les moyens à leur disposition" "Les agresseurs doivent savoir que leurs actes auront des conséquences" External link

slateafrique Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:41:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula déclaré : "les citoyens étrangers doivent comprendre qu'ils ont des responsabilités, surtout ceux qui ont des passeports diplomatiques. Je ne peux pas me rendre au Zimbabwe, tabasser quelqu'un et attendre que l'affaire disparaisse" External link

slateafrique Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:52:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula declarou : "Não está detida, porque coopera e se apresentou à Polícia" External link

zh-clicrbs Tuesday, August 15, 2017 2:56:00 PM EAT



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minister8.54%NL11/11/201311/11/2013
minister8.54%EN11/11/201311/11/2013
sport minister9.15%EN10/30/201330/10/2013
minister of sport1.83%EN08/21/201321/08/2013
deputy1.83%EN12/18/201218/12/2012
ministro0.61%IT02/11/201011/02/2010
president17.68%EN01/14/200714/01/2007
Names Lang Count
Fikile MbalulaEN33.47%
Fikile MbalulaAF16.63%
Fikile MbalulaEU16.63%
Fikile MbalulaFR16.63%
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Julius Malema said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “They tried to influence the family not to allow me to talk. Fikile Mbalula tried [to prevent me] and other ANC officials [tried to prevent me], yet the family allowed me to talk,” External link

news24 Monday, September 16, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Layton Beard said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “I understand the minister (Fikile Mbalula) will clarify some issues tomorrow,” External link

citizen Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Ace Magashule asked ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : ”That’s nonsense, people are electing the ANC. It’s not about any individual. How do you predict that? Is Comrade Mbalula saying I was not going to be part of the campaign if the leader was somebody else?” External link

the-star Friday, May 10, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Trevor Manuel said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : "There was intense discussion about influence of the Guptas in response to what started out as political overview. When it came to opportunity for Mbalula to speak, he became very emotional. I'm not saying that he cried because I'm trying to humiliate him but it was exceedingly emotional," External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Siphiwe Nyanda said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “He said the Guptas told him that he would become the sports minister which he did and was appointed. What was remarkable was that when Mbalula made this stunning revelation he was disturbed by this. One of the reasons I remember is that I to was affected by that reshuffle and I had my suspicions. When he said this it was a confirmation that this was the case that people had been called,” External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jacob Zuma said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “Comrade Mbalula, I am certain that you are not supposed to ask me such a question through Twitter as you are inviting me to ask you questions on your question. This would lead to a conversation between you and I, either you are educating me on ANC policy or vice versa,” External link

the-star Monday, January 28, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

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Fikile Mbalula said : “I have stated that this is a mess,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “People cannot simply be spectators when infrastructure development is being rolled out in their communities and not benefit therefrom. It is for this very reason that local procurement and participation are part of government’s policies aimed at empowering the historically disadvantaged,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 15, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The hub will ensure that infrastructure is available to ensure that vehicles on our roads are roadworthy and that drivers are licensed. Working with the city and the province, we will ensure that we clamp down on corruption, and will throw the book at those who violate the law and act in a corrupt manner,” External link

sanews Monday, November 11, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Arrive Alive ) : "As the festive season approaches, the revamped Arrive Alive campaign and increased law enforcement efforts are among the road safety initiatives that will be utilized to deal with the road carnage," External link

iol Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our commitment to improving the lives of our people through an efficient, reliable and safe passenger rail service has never been greater,” External link

citizen Monday, November 4, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “When we launched the Prasa war room ... we made a firm commitment that this intervention must result in good customer experience for citizens who use Prasa services every day‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 4, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We’ll take into consideration some of the suggestions Cabinet mandated us to look at,” External link

citizen Friday, November 1, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “A strong technology rollout is underway, in the form of CCTV, and other surveillance equipment. These are aimed to act as force multipliers to assist in areas where physical security cannot reach” External link

citizen Friday, October 25, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “It is against this backdrop that the Civil Aviation Authority engaged the affected airlines to solicit assurance that the rest of the fleet did not display the same deficiencies,” External link

citizen Friday, October 25, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our country also recorded 100% in the sub-field of aviation medicine. South Africa is currently number 39 globally and number two in Africa,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : ”The SACAA is in the process of processing the evidence submitted by all the airlines to determine whether it is safe for the airlines to operate the aircraft,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We have been briefed by the SACAA that as a consequence of the sampling of a few aircraft, these were subsequently issued with a prohibition order, meaning that these could not operate until they had addressed the non-compliances,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are not in a state of crisis,” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Protests are welcome but the destruction of infrastructure or economic sabotage is intolerable,” External link

citizen Friday, October 11, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula warns : “We will not resolve conflict by killing each other” External link

gov-za Friday, October 11, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We must begin to talk to each other and not passed each other. The taxi industry is growing and as it grows so does its challenges. We will not resolve conflict by killing each other” External link

gov-za Friday, October 11, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This is a complex and sensitive matter of national importance. It should not be subjected to mechanical procedures and timetables. All ideas and options must be considered for the best possible solution,” External link

citizen Friday, October 11, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “which was late in terms of submission” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We continue to provide assistance to our fellow brothers and sisters in all areas of civil aviation within our capability. In shaping the new world order in aviation, skills development must be at the centre of our agenda,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We continue to provide assistance to our fellow brothers and sisters in all areas of civil aviation within our capability. In shaping the new world order in aviation, skills development must be at the centre of our agenda,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are engaging with all traffic authorities in the country and traffic officers through relevant channels to ensure that the implementation of this intervention does not negatively affect conditions of service of our officers,” External link

the-star Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are engaging with all traffic authorities in the country and traffic officers through relevant channels to ensure that the implementation of this intervention does not negatively affect conditions of service of our officers,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1:53:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Department of Transport has taken tangible steps towards curbing the carnage. The roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but also about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but also about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

sanews Monday, September 23, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) is not just about a more efficient way of adjudicating road traffic offences, but also about creating effective incentives to change road user behaviour,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 23, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The ANC retained all its wards and the results confirm the disintegration of the DA, who also lost more than 15% support in two wards they retained. "Voters continue to see the ANC as the only trusted vehicle that will transform their lives. As the ANC, we do not take this confidence for granted. "We are determined to redouble our efforts in our quest to expand access to a better life for all,” External link

iol Friday, September 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The ANC retained all its wards and the results confirm the disintegration of the DA, who also lost more than 15% support in two wards they retained. "Voters continue to see the ANC as the only trusted vehicle that will transform their lives. As the ANC, we do not take this confidence for granted. "We are determined to redouble our efforts in our quest to expand access to a better life for all,” External link

iol Friday, September 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Empowering women and a girl child is an imperative we must all embrace and support. Our educational and skills interventions must be deliberately biased towards women,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Notwithstanding the structures, initiatives and programs in place, there is a continuous demand of technical assistance and capacity building from IMO Member States. As a collective responsibility in ensuring that there is no country that is left behind,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "stopped to assist a motorist whose vehicle had overturned on the N1 at Maubane ... the deputy minister, her security detail, emergency medical services personnel and Bakwena security group personnel were in the process of assisting the motorist when a flatbed truck crashed into the scene," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "South Africa has lost a diligent and dedicated servant of the people. Just as she lived, Hlongwa died helping others," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “As a country, we cannot ignore the plethora of prospects in maritime. Working with the over 170 International Maritime Organisation (IMO) member states, our goals will be attained,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Traffic Department ) : “With regard to fraud and corruption, law enforcement officials from the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), the Fraud and Corruption Unit in the department and Hawks operations, which arrests officials for selling driving licences at DLTC, will be intensified,” External link

sanews Friday, September 6, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We listened to both stakeholders and committed to give them feedback from our engagement processes and we will no doubt engage with the information they placed at our disposal. These engagements are a firm expression of our commitment of our resolve to finding common ground in addressing the challenge of funding road infrastructure while we advance measures to grow our economy,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "To mourn during a month where we are supposed to celebrate her kind, Dr Thandi Ndlovu’s contribution to the country is immeasurable, she will be sorely missed. Three other people also lost their lives in the crash. Our thoughts and prayers are with all their loved ones," External link

eyewitness-news Monday, August 26, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In repackaging the scrapping administration, we have ensured that the taxi industry directly benefits from this process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 23, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “While the industry committed to formalise its operations and subject itself to regulation, government committed to a package of economic assistance interventions. It is for that reason that the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme remains the flagship of successive ANC administrations and a demonstration of our commitment to uplifting the taxi industry,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 23, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In repackaging the scrapping administration, we have ensured that the taxi industry directly benefits from this process,” External link

sanews Friday, August 23, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “While the industry committed to formalise its operations and subject itself to regulation, government committed to a package of economic assistance interventions. It is for that reason that the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme remains the flagship of successive ANC administrations and a demonstration of our commitment to uplifting the taxi industry,” External link

sanews Friday, August 23, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Railway Safety Regulator is an agency of the Department of Transport whose mandate is to develop and enforce a robust railway safety management system for the country,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 15, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Railway Safety Regulator is an agency of the Department of Transport whose mandate is to develop and enforce a robust railway safety management system for the country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I want an army of security in the trains,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Blade Nzimande ) : “We are building on what previous minister Blade Nzimande had done. We are bringing innovations and want change which we know will come after a while,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our energies have been drained by the corruption and infighting that was happening here, but the work goes on regardless,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This war-room is a physical space that will enable those deployed to make rapid decisions based on the information they gather from the operations on the ground, on an hour by hour basis. The screens reflect metrics that the technical team will utilise to track and measure performance daily” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula added : “Scrapping e-tolls is on the table. We want to ensure that the transport recovery plan achieves the desired results,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about error ) : “As a build-up to this launch, this morning we visited the signal cabin in Germiston, which embodies the challenges Prasa faces in controlling train movement using outdated technology, prone to human error due to the chronic cable theft that affects the daily movement of trains,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : ”On a daily basis, the team will start the day with an assessment of the previous day’s performance and identify issues that hamper performance and make decisions on how to resolve these,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This War Room is about the people and a key measure in delivering on our commitment to improve our public transport system,” External link

sanews Friday, August 9, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This War Room is about the people and a key measure in delivering on our commitment to improve our public transport system,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The city is not only the administrative capital of the country, but also a critical economic hub. A shutdown of this nature not only undermines the rights of other road users to access their places of work or centres of economic activity, but has the potential to deal a severe blow to an economy which can ill afford disruptions. It must not be allowed to continue,” External link

citizen Monday, July 29, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The NTI is a State-owned company and our responsibility is to ensure that it is able to provide quality service wherever it operates and that the jobs of its employees are not under threat as a result of these interventions,” External link

sanews Friday, July 26, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The NTI is a State-owned company and our responsibility is to ensure that it is able to provide quality service wherever it operates and that the jobs of its employees are not under threat as a result of these interventions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 26, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This exercise must lead to direct in-sourcing of at least 80% of security personnel by PRASA. These security officers must receive their basic training from SAPS [South African Police Service], and I have discussed this with Minister Cele,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This exercise must lead to direct in-sourcing of at least 80% of security personnel by PRASA. These security officers must receive their basic training from SAPS [South African Police Service], and I have discussed this with Minister Cele,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This policy must be produced as a matter of urgency. This exercise must lead to direct insourcing of at least 80 percent of security personnel by Prasa,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "An immediate priority is the urgent implementation of interventions aimed at addressing challenges at Prasa (Passenger Rail Agency of SA)," External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This entails urgently creating capacity for Prasa to manage capital projects and spend its capital budget to achieve effective sequencing of critical infrastructure that will enable the deployment of the new trains in targeted corridors," External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This policy must be produced as a matter of urgency. This exercise must lead to direct insourcing of at least 80 percent of security personnel by Prasa," External link

iol Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We will also ensure that the HNS Protocol is fully implemented in South Africa once it comes into force. We believe that this liability and compensation instrument is of critical importance to compensate victims of incidents,” External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "If, in South Africa, competition for employment in the trucking business could generate violence amongst the people, what would the squeeze by driverless trucks do? " External link

news24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This certainly calls for the strengthening of government’s contribution to the work of the SATC," External link

news24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “Specific targets that must be realised in the next hundred days include improving on-time performance of Metrorail from 73.3 percent to 85 percent,” External link

citizen Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "Specific targets that must be realised in the next hundred days include improving on-time performance of Metrorail from 73.3% to 85%," External link

iol Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The large-scale combustion of fossil fuels also contributes to the change in the composition of the earth's atmosphere. The result is a general process of global warming and if it continues unattended, will lead to significant changes in rainfall patterns and frequent, extreme weather events,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The pace at which Industry 4.0 innovation-breakthroughs are occurring is unprecedented and foreseen to grow faster, and so is the diffusion worldwide. The speed of diffusion compels companies and governments to change from the ‘business as usual’ way of doing things,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "Digital technologies are becoming more sophisticated as well as integrated ... major breakthroughs are being realised in advanced robotics, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, etc," External link

businessday Monday, July 8, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The pace of breakthroughs in the industry is unprecedented. My concern is we must not be regulated to catch up, we must be part of the innovators," External link

businessday Monday, July 8, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The day you get a minister of finance who agrees to everything [is the day] this country will go down,” External link

businessday Monday, July 8, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In August, we are closing this matter, we will take it to the president,” External link

citizen Monday, July 8, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “We, as government, we want road safety to be maintained 24/7 – not only during Easter or Christmas. We want our police and law enforcement to be all out. We are giving you a taste of what is to come,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Over and above that, we also need to deal with the question of how we use information technology in law enforcement on our roads to enable the police to maintain law and order and thereby decrease fatalities,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We activated [the operation] for KZN using the hashtag #LiveBeyondJuly to ensure that we deal with lawlessness on our roads and the fact that people were coming here in their numbers,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “We, as government, we want road safety to be maintained 24/7 – not only during Easter or Christmas. We want our police and law enforcement to be all out. We are giving you a taste of what is to come,” External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We activated [the operation] for KZN using the hashtag #LiveBeyondJuly to ensure that we deal with lawlessness on our roads and the fact that people were coming here in their numbers,” External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “This weekend many of our people will be descending to KwaZulu-Natal in what is well known and called the July Handicap. When you wear that badge, wear it with a responsibility to maintain law and order and maintain the authority of the state in ensuring that these roads are safe,” External link

iol Friday, July 5, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Kwazulu Natal ) : “This weekend many of our people will be descending to KwaZulu-Natal in what is well known and called the July Handicap. When you wear that badge, wear it with a responsibility to maintain law and order and maintain the authority of the state in ensuring that these roads are safe,” External link

iol Friday, July 5, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Dj Fresh hope all will come to pass and you go back to work. You have my support my man,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I’m here to fix things” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Fraud and corruption has to be addressed as a major priority and the Department of Transport is taking the lead,” External link

iol Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “That’s what I said, I didn’t say Cyril led the campaign alone. He was not responding to Mbalula, he was responding to the figment of his imagination, not me. He thought that I said Ramaphosa alone led the campaign, I didn’t say that, I said he was a game changer because he was an important piece of the campaign,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Now we are above 50%. They said we won’t constitute a government. That’s why (other) political parties constructed a narrative that they are going to be future governments,” “There was mushrooming of political parties who believed that they can crunch numbers together and push the ANC into a coalition government. All of that has failed. We’ve got a majority to govern this country” External link

businessday Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Behind the scene, why has this not been fixed? Who is in charge? We need to attend to this,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The report further notes that the signaling system between the Eerstefabrieke and Pienaarspoort stations has not been functional for approximately two years. This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorization,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorisation,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorisation,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This is a matter of serious concern due to the heightened risk of manual authorisation," External link

iol Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Team ) : “Everyone at the Team South Africa house is truly motivated by the wins of the three. They have truly injected a dose of motivation to the other athletes. With this kind of fire we will be at the podium again,” External link

thenewage Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula says ( about Julius Malema ) : “death by the guessing games of Malema. Let me keep quiet before he threatens to leak my nudes” External link

citizen Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “Don’t be allergic about Ramaphosa. He is your president,” External link

citizen Monday, May 13, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "We came from zero and now we are where we are and we know to get 10 million is not child's play. It is hard work by this leadership, led by President Ramaphosa, who became a game changer in this election," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 13, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "This was a wall to wall campaign. We came form zero and to get to where we are you know 10 million is not child’s play," External link

news24 Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “That is why the opposition parties began to construct a narrative that they would form the future government. Now we have thrashed them,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “That’s what I said, I didn’t say Cyril led the campaign alone. He was not responding to Mbalula, he was responding to the figment of his imagination, not me. He thought that I said Ramaphosa alone led the campaign, I didn’t say that, I said he was a game changer because he was an important piece of the campaign,” External link

businessday Friday, May 10, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Now we are above 50%. They said we won’t constitute a government. That’s why (other) political parties constructed a narrative that they are going to be future governments,” “There was mushrooming of political parties who believed that they can crunch numbers together and push the ANC into a coalition government. All of that has failed. We’ve got a majority to govern this country” External link

businessday Friday, May 10, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The ANC is determined to consolidate its unity,” “If we don’t do that, because even our own internal polling tells us that if we don’t look at the ANC’s unity and we are concerned about ourselves and our squabbles, our people walk away and turn off. We can’t let them down, we just need to stick to what is right and what needs to be done” External link

citizen Friday, May 10, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "So if Manyi wants us to re-run elections, does he think he will get a different thing that will actually give him an edge in probably winning these elections?" External link

news24 Friday, May 10, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The media never gave us a chance. We have never entertained such negativity. We have been focused. It is a headline that is designed to tarnish our imagine and drown our campaign," External link

news24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The media never gave us a chance. We have never entertained such negativity. We have been focused. It is a headline that is designed to tarnish our imagine and drown our campaign," External link

news24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “iCrush kaMama wakho [ Your mother’s crush], Fleek Flikizela dripping sauce. Show this to your mother – watch her as she destabilises to an inability to can,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "We ourselves know there is still a lot to do. There are many things which could have been avoided, but we are keen to change things," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "What we will not do is shy away from issues that have implications on the integrity of the ANC, but we will not victimise people," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula added ( about David Makhura ) : “If somebody asked, I’ll say David Makhura will make a good secretary-general for the ANC. #thinking beyond factions,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "If the ANC says step aside, it's not negotiable. You will have to step aside and that will apply to any other individual on the list of the African National Congress. What we will not do is to shy away from issues that are raised that have got implications for the integrity of the ANC. What we will not do, we will not victimise you," External link

news24 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "We ourselves know there is still a lot to do. There are many things which could have been avoided, but we are keen to change things," External link

businessday Monday, April 8, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "What we will not do is shy away from issues that have implications on the integrity of the ANC, but we will not victimise people," External link

businessday Monday, April 8, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Many people view this as affecting the ANC adversely, negatively in the context of the election campaign. I don’t think so,” External link

iol Saturday, March 23, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The matter of the perception or reality out there that resources of the state are basically being looted or redirected to individuals because of their proximity to those who are in power and they use that as an advantage … it is politically incorrect‚” External link

businessday Friday, March 22, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told ( about Trevor Manuel ) : "That commission is important in unravelling the state capture allegations. Trevor Manuel should be saluted for saying the truth on events that unfolded in that [ANC national executive committee (NEC)] meeting," External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “When we say we want to run a clean government and some of our representatives are doing wrong things, the ANC cannot take collective responsibility about it,” External link

the-star Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Zimbabweans are here because there is no employment in Zimbabwe, so the economy of Zimbabwe must flourish. It is in our interest,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula added ( about Mmusi Maimane ) : “Mmusi Maimane [the DA leader] is saying there must be sanctions on Zimbabwe. He supports undemocratic means and we are not supporting that. We are working with Zimbabweans to find a solution to their challenges,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula replied : “The main problem with some of you‚ you have turned into psycophants [sic] we always ask questions to all our leaders if they step out of line we respectfully remind them about ANC conventions and protocols” External link

businessday Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula replied : “Asking a question does not mean I despise the former president. It’s just a question. Of course he is not debarred from attending or addressing such events” External link

businessday Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “There is progress with regards to the IEC addressing our complaint,” External link

news24 Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I managed to stabilise the SAPS at a great price and never in such did I divert from that core business,” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Robert McBride ) : “I can’t help you, my chief. Ask McBride; state secrets are state secrets” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Some have expressed reservation, but they need to accept that the state capture is part of our own resolutions, that’s what comes with the bad and it needs to be probed and it can’t be fudged and put under the carpet,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “In our own history we are a party of the people, [this takes] state capture with it, in that it must never happen again, so you have self-respect and don’t run away from people,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “When you are a governing party, there are bottlenecks and challenges that you come across and then there have been difficulties that have besieged these 25 years, but over and above that there is a lot that has been done,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “For us it is important to look at the polls, what are the issues South Africans are raising about us, from all spheres of life,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Our attitude and approach to this campaign is we are the incumbent, it’s easier for those who are not in power to have a go at us, but over and above that we need to bring innovation, what [are] the bold steps we are bringing as a party, we know that those will deliver on them,” External link

mg Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We come here because it is our province and it brings numbers to our campaign,” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “It was strategic to come here and demonstrate to all and sundry that KwaZulu-Natal is with us. The issue of leadership will always be a challenge, but the fact is that any presidential candidate who originated from here such as Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma should not be reduced to tribal politics. She is a national leader,” External link

news24 Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “All I can say is that I’m giving you the best,” External link

mg Friday, January 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Everybody is invited. All the former presidents have been invited. We will appreciate it that, on occasions like this one, they should actually attend,” External link

mg Friday, January 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “The main event will be held at the Ohlange Institute at Inanda, in the eThekwini Region, and will be addressed by the ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa. Both the national and provincial ANC leadership will be deployed across all the 11 regions,” External link

citizen Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The stadium has a capacity of 85,000 and People Park will be used as an overflow venue. We are confident that we will fill these to capacity. Buses in excess of 1,300 have been organised to transport people from all provinces. Trains have also been organised to transport people from different parts of KZN,” External link

citizen Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The conclusions of the Public Protector to the contrary are, with respect, unsubstantiated and prejudicial. They are strongly denied,” External link

mg Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:47:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “To suggest otherwise undermines the good work that Sascoc does. The ministry has no control or influence over its decision-making process, and it certainly has no control or influence in its decisions in relation to procurement,” External link

citizen Friday, December 21, 2018 5:55:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are aware of the pending Constitutional Court challenge by Major General Ntlemeza and are duly advised that his matter remains without merit. As such, we hope to be in a position to move the country forward in this regard very soon,” External link

sanews Wednesday, November 8, 2017 3:24:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “The Minister of Police derives his directorial and oversight authorities from the constitution and the SAPS Act,” External link

eyewitness-news Monday, November 6, 2017 10:44:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “There’s no political agenda in the country to murder white farmers. The reality is that farmers, whether black or white, are exposed and vulnerable to criminality because criminals are all over [and] have no respect for stability. My task is to respond to the murder of farmers,” External link

sanews Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We are considering our work in relation to the legislative framework and things that we want to do that we could not finish over this quarter… We have a bill that is before the President that talks to the regulation of the security industry to ensure that it is properly aligned. It has gone through Parliament, and it is now before the President to basically sign it into [effect],” External link

sanews Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The environment we are in requires leadership … in order for us to succeed" External link

enca Friday, November 3, 2017 7:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Whenever people take to the streets to voice their concerns, they must observe their rights to protest while not endangering and engaging in violent behaviour that will prevent other people from enjoying their constitutional right guarantees,” External link

sanews Monday, October 30, 2017 7:26:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “We must never give an impression that there are certain things we are running away from,” External link

iol Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:40:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "We adopted a six year plan," "When we adopted the six year plan, if you as a woman, you have been abused by your partner, you must go to the police station and report the incident. The police officer must take your statement without any pre-conceived ideas or judgement by asking you 'what were you doing', or how you responded" External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:46:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : “It’s true that there are criminals who are stealing from farms, undermining farmers work and that,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “I can assure South Africans that it is not my desire that we have not arrested any suspect in this case. It cannot be described as a cold case. It is still alive,” External link

the-star Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:14:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “This increase is too small and indicative of the lazy efforts by the police to detect such crime, in order to make South Africa a safer place to live in” External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Yes, we have a 1.8% drop in crime, I do not feel it, and our people do not feel it, and they are correct. "We have a drop in sexual violence, but we have more and more pictures of our women going missing. People must feel the drop in crime where they live,” External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula charged : “This increase is too small and indicative of the lazy efforts by the police to detect such crimes in order to make South Africa a safer place to live in. Police in this instance are letting our people down and I am here to stop it,” External link

the-star Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Crime is in general down, but when you zoom into the numbers, we have a big problem where violent crime is going up, and there is no time to hide this,” External link

mg Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:10:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : “Ulibambe Lingashoni – I am coming for you hard, enough is enough,” External link

mg Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:10:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "We must not see these statistics just as pure numbers," External link

africatime Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:11:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "I'm expecting that before the end of the year the president will be able to come back to us with regard to his choice of the new police commissioner," External link

enca Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:18:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula told : "We must not see these statistics just as pure numbers," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The environment we are in requires leadership … in order for us to succeed" External link

enca Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula said : "The environment we are in requires leadership … in order for us to succeed" External link

enca Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula asked : "We resuscitated this team in Gauteng, precisely because we want to respond accurately and decisively against criminals. I'm saying to you our men and women of the police TRT, they must piss and drink it, the criminals. Do you hear me? What did I say?" External link

enca Monday, October 23, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula insiste : "Nous faisons maintenant ce qui est nécessaire pour que nos commissariats soient fonctionnels et pour que les policiers aident les victimes avec les moyens à leur disposition" "Les agresseurs doivent savoir que leurs actes auront des conséquences" External link

libe Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula insiste : "Nous faisons maintenant ce qui est nécessaire pour que nos commissariats soient fonctionnels et pour que les policiers aident les victimes avec les moyens à leur disposition" "Les agresseurs doivent savoir que leurs actes auront des conséquences" External link

slateafrique Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:41:00 PM EAT

Fikile Mbalula déclaré : "les citoyens étrangers doivent comprendre qu'ils ont des responsabilités, surtout ceux qui ont des passeports diplomatiques. Je ne peux pas me rendre au Zimbabwe, tabasser quelqu'un et attendre que l'affaire disparaisse" External link

slateafrique Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:52:00 AM EAT

Fikile Mbalula declarou : "Não está detida, porque coopera e se apresentou à Polícia" External link

zh-clicrbs Tuesday, August 15, 2017 2:56:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
sports minister51.83%EN12/02/201302/12/2013
minister8.54%NL11/11/201311/11/2013
minister8.54%EN11/11/201311/11/2013
sport minister9.15%EN10/30/201330/10/2013
minister of sport1.83%EN08/21/201321/08/2013
deputy1.83%EN12/18/201218/12/2012
ministro0.61%IT02/11/201011/02/2010
president17.68%EN01/14/200714/01/2007
Names Lang Count
Fikile MbalulaEN33.47%
Fikile MbalulaAF16.63%
Fikile MbalulaEU16.63%
Fikile MbalulaFR16.63%
Fikile MbalulaPT16.63%
Fikile MbaluluEN0.00%


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Julius Malema said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “They tried to influence the family not to allow me to talk. Fikile Mbalula tried [to prevent me] and other ANC officials [tried to prevent me], yet the family allowed me to talk,” External link

news24 Monday, September 16, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Layton Beard said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “I understand the minister (Fikile Mbalula) will clarify some issues tomorrow,” External link

citizen Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Ace Magashule asked ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : ”That’s nonsense, people are electing the ANC. It’s not about any individual. How do you predict that? Is Comrade Mbalula saying I was not going to be part of the campaign if the leader was somebody else?” External link

the-star Friday, May 10, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Trevor Manuel said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : "There was intense discussion about influence of the Guptas in response to what started out as political overview. When it came to opportunity for Mbalula to speak, he became very emotional. I'm not saying that he cried because I'm trying to humiliate him but it was exceedingly emotional," External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Siphiwe Nyanda said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “He said the Guptas told him that he would become the sports minister which he did and was appointed. What was remarkable was that when Mbalula made this stunning revelation he was disturbed by this. One of the reasons I remember is that I to was affected by that reshuffle and I had my suspicions. When he said this it was a confirmation that this was the case that people had been called,” External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jacob Zuma said ( about Fikile Mbalula ) : “Comrade Mbalula, I am certain that you are not supposed to ask me such a question through Twitter as you are inviting me to ask you questions on your question. This would lead to a conversation between you and I, either you are educating me on ANC policy or vice versa,” External link

the-star Monday, January 28, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT