Nelson Mandela Foundation probes CEO, COO on string of misconduct allegations | Citypress

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has confirmed that it is investigating the conduct of CEO Sello Hatang and COO Limpho Monyamane following complaints that the two misused the foundation’s credit cards for personal reasons, among other things.

2021-01-20 09:01:00 PM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has confirmed that it is investigating the conduct of CEO Sello Hatang and COO Limpho Monyamane following complaints that the two misused the foundation’s credit cards for personal reasons, among other things.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has confirmed that it is investigating the conduct of chief executive officer Sello Hatang and chief operations officer Limpho Monyamane following complaints that the two misused the foundation’s credit cards for personal reasons, among other things.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has confirmed that it is investigating the conduct of chief executive officer (CEO) Sello Hatang and chief operations officer Limpho Monyamane following complaints that the two misused the foundation’s credit cards for personal reasons, among other things.

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According to reports, which have not been confirmed or denied by the foundation, the two are accused of procurement impropriety, misuse of company credit cards and abuse of power against employees.The foundation is deeply committed to transparency and good governance, and will ensure that it acts in the best interests of its stakeholders, management and staff.

Professor Njabulo NdebeleIn a vague statement issued on Wednesday by the chairperson of the foundation, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, the investigation was initiated on December 15 2020 after receiving an email from unidentified staff members a day earlier. headtopics.com

“The foundation takes allegations of such a nature very seriously and is committed to ensuring a fair and proper outcome,” said the statement.Read:The dignity of people is being eroded by the abuse of power in petty waysEven though Ndebele did not provide details, media reports have stated that the foundation paid millions of rands to a “donor” and the pair used the foundation’s corporate credit cards for personal purchases at fast food restaurants, bookstores, hardware and sporting goods stores.

Foul language was used by the CEO and other employees openly on staff, leading to trauma and anxiety.Issues listedThe foundation said that interviews were currently being conducted with management, staff and a small number of service providers to ensure all sides of the story are heard.

“The foundation is deeply committed to transparency and good governance, and will ensure that it acts in the best interests of its stakeholders, management and staff.”“In line with this, the outcome of the investigation will be made public once the process is completed and the investigative report has been considered by the board. This will include details of the investigation itself, how and by whom it was undertaken, and any recommendations that may be made.”

According to the Sunday Times, the foundation’s staff worked under fear and intimidation.“Foul language was used by the CEO and other employees openly on staff, leading to trauma and anxiety. Favouritism by the CEO allows those [close] to him to come to work intoxicated and smelling of alcohol, and benefits to their jobs from partners,” were some of the issues listed in the complaint, said the Sunday Times. headtopics.com

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Would not surprized me if stole from the children's fund as well Trust no one at all as expected from this affirmative action appointees And Ramaphosa? cdelange_ No one is clean in this country, it seems... Or, are they being framed for taking a stance against the 'flag' and going all the way to court? RSA is a movie...

like father like sons Penxenxe Lol Check the bulk of the responses and ask yourself why would people believe these accusations but refute those aimed at that dude in charge of RSA. Mind you, most of those who believe these accusations will kill you for just saying lets also entertain CR's. Politricks SMH

He has been too long in that post not surprising that he's being investigated he became too big headed They just did what any ANC member in good standing would do. They stole. He overstayed his welcome if he is good he mustn't be good for Mandela Foundation only, he should be somewhere by now. there is corruption everywhere in this banana republic, the ANC taught its citizens very well.

😳 Ngavele ngabona it will end well with this Hatang guy Never trusted 'Mr Then'. I owe you an apology to ever doubt your sincerity and professionalism. It’s was just like a dream to me when I received my first payment. After my second payment it became a reality now after several payments it has become a way of life. marksust7

😭😭😭😭 those were the fools shouting about corruption. I really question weather ethics and morality is a concept in SA. This is actually funny. 'Sello' has a face of a 'thief' to be honest . Sly this one🤣🤣 Amazed that took so long. Black managers and mismanagement. Hayboooo. “Angels with horns “ ku Bad emzansi

Bazopokelwa laba Wow angels are corrupt too _AfricanSoil My leader woza ngapha. They done with Sello Hatang, surely you know the stooge😂😂😂😂 One can’t be a CEO for every must leave 5 years contracts Sello👀😳 Corruption is definitely well and alive and is going strong since the current government who's been in power for the past 27 years

Yho hayi kunzima eMzansi abekho abangengomasela The guy has been the CEO since forever hence he will b problematic in dealing with staff & finances of the organization. NMF should put term limits to senior positions to curb the problem of abuse! 😂😂😂I’m really not laughing yaz Why is anyone surprised? BlackExcellence

Bathong le nwa mandela ale dead SMH.... Sello should just tell them Hatang bolo lona bo Monyamane. The fear of the Lord is far from us shem 😲😲😲 Hehake How long has this Hatang been CEO of this foundation? I have a feeling he has gotten too comfortable! There was a time when I would have been floored that Hatang was being investigated for theft, but now it feels as though I should have expected it They're all the same. Who's next?

Nkanyiso_ngqulu Dear God. Is *nothing* in Mzansi sacred any longer? 😖😖😖 😭😭😭 Nagana Wow😳😳😳 during Covid Bathong! 😂😂 Is lekker in the new S.A. jong. Mashodu everywhere. 😂🤣🙆‍♀️ corruption EVERYWHERE 🤗 Abamoyiki uThixo 😳😳😳 😒 Bathong Sello 🙆🏿‍♂️