Bekizwe Simon Nkosi

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Bekizwe Simon Nkosi

Appearances

  • Virtual oversight on Vacant state owned properties 18 Mar 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) referred to the property that had been vacant since 2006, it had been vacant for 15 years. What had the Department or Head Office done regarding the proposals relating to that property? Did they respond to the Mission? If so, what was their decision? He suggested ...
  • Virtual oversight on Vacant state owned properties 18 Mar 2021

    The Chairperson thanked all the Missions that had presented. Germany was supposed to have presented but they were having transport issues. They would leave no stone unturned, regarding what was happening in the Department. They would make a follow-up regarding the commitments made by the Acting DG from the meeting. ...
  • Virtual oversight on cash missions 17 Mar 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) asked the Acting DG to take the Committee into her confidence, saying that there was no need to work against the Committee.
  • Implementation of African Continental Free Trade Agreement; Continental Covid response & economic interventions; Committee Report on DTI performance 16 Mar 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) observed that the Agreement was trade intensive. In line with the issue of colonisation: what would the impact of bilateral trade between three African countries be on US, Europe and UK? The involvement of those countries had always been skewed to such an extent that some ...
  • Relocation of two missions in New York: DIRCO update 16 Mar 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) stated that he was happy that in the contract negotiations, they had an ‘opt out’ clause that enabled them to cancel the contract should they find that there was a breach on the part of the lessor or landlord. Was there still temporary accommodation until they ...
  • Dr Siphamandla Zondi on trajectory of Biden Administration's foreign policy relations with South Africa and Africa 10 Mar 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) said the world is moving more to the right and that is why the Trump Presidency came into play. The move to the right was an attempt to reverse the gains made to the post-1945 world order. Donald Trump cannot be removed from this new conservatism ...
  • DIRCO on implementation of Committee’ New York Oversight Report recommendations 25 Feb 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) stated that the members of the public and the media are under the impression that the DG’s suspension is linked to the Committee’s New York report. The Minister expecting the spokesperson to speak for himself is not helpful. The matter should have just been clarified.
  • DIRCO on implementation of Committee recommendations relating to New York Oversight Report 17 Feb 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) agreed with the Chairperson’s opening remarks. The essence is that the Committee wants to ensure accountability in all matters, in particular though, the issue of New York. There was a point when the Minister undertook to come back to the Committee on this. Unfortunately that did ...
  • DIRCO & ARF Quarter 1 & 2 2020/21 Performance 10 Feb 2021

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) asked about the Department’s approach to the newly elected Biden administration in the United States. He said that South Africa had not had a good relationship with the Trump administration. He was curious to know what the Department’s plans were to repair and restore the relationship ...
  • DIRCO & ARF 2019/20 Annual Report 26 Nov 2020

    Mr B Nkosi (ANC) commented that the Department needed to be commended on its performance report. His only issue was around governance. He asked the DG why risk was a sub-committee of the audit and risk department, and why it was chaired by the deputy chairperson of internal Audit and ...