Investigation launched and findings thereof into the conduct of the High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms J E Ndhlovu
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NUMBER: 669 (NW753E) AS PUBLISHED IN IQP NO.5-2014 OF 18 JULY 2014
MR S MOKGALAPA (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:
(1) Whether there was an investigation launched into the conduct of the High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms JE Ndhlovu; if so (a) when did the investigation begin and has the investigation been finalised; if so, (i) what were the findings, (ii) when were the findings sent to the Director General and (iii) what actions have been taken as a result, if not, (aa) by when will the investigation be finalised?
1. Yes, there was an investigation launched into the conduct of the High Commissioner to Ghana Ms JE Ndhlovu. (a)The preliminary enquiry started on 15 July 2013 and the full investigation in January 2014, the investigation has been finalised (i) The findings are that the disciplinary action be instituted against the High Commissioner (ii) A Charge sheet was completed and served on the High Commissioner on 29 May 2014 with a scheduled date of the hearing of 1 July 2014. The date was to coincide with the High Commissioners assumption of duty at Head Office (iiia) A formal hearing process was initiated on or about 1 July 2014, the matter is therefore still pending and sub-judice (iiiaa) Not applicable as the investigation is finalised and the disciplinary hearing is now pending.