ANC premier’s son gets R1.1-million bursary

PhireSide

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The school the young Mahumapelo is registered to, in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, does not fall under the list of accredited schools the funding covers.
43 Air School? Why not mention the name?
 

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https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/denel-chief-falls-over-bursary-for-supras-son-20180617-2

Denel chairperson Monhla Hlahla told City Press’ sister publication Rapport that irregularities surrounding the R1m bursary to Mahumapelo Jr, as well as the decision to award a tender for a security contract to Mahumapelo’s brother Tau, were on the list of transactions the board was acting on.

On Friday, Hlahla called in Denel’s chief financial officer, Odwa Mhlwana, and gave him a choice: either be suspended or go on leave pending the finalisation of disciplinary charges against him. He chose the latter option.
Hlahla, however, said Denel would not recover the money paid to Supra Oarabile Mahumapelo (20) because there were no indications that he had done anything wrong and because the board had to focus on the much bigger issue of wasteful expenditure.
 
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On Friday, Hlahla called in Denel’s chief financial officer, Odwa Mhlwana, and gave him a choice: either be suspended or go on leave pending the finalisation of disciplinary charges against him. He chose the latter option.
Nice how the connected people gets choices.
 

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Hlahla, however, said Denel would not recover the money paid to Supra Oarabile Mahumapelo (20) because there were no indications that he had done anything wrong and because the board had to focus on the much bigger issue of wasteful expenditure.

“The favours to the Mahumapelos are a very small part of the wastage that we already have evidence of.”
This doesn't make sense at all. The kid may not have done anything wrong but dad and his cronies did? He's a kid under guardianship of his dad.
 

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This doesn't make sense at all. The kid may not have done anything wrong but dad and his cronies did? He's a kid under guardianship of his dad.
He’s 20, no exactly under guardianship since 2 years.

But yes, not recovering the money on the grounds that he did nothing wrong is stupid.
 

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Good luck to the boy, I hope that he deserved it more than the other candidates.
Afaik, Denel doesn't offer bursaries for what this young man is doing. It's therefore safe to say there were no other candidates and this was conjured specially for him.
 
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