Speaking notes of the Deputy Minister in the Presidency, PME, Honourable Obed Bapela on the occasion of the Ilitha Labantu Youth SummitToday we are living in a very youthful world with almost half of the current global population under the age of 35 and that the majority of these youth account for the large share of the working population. Young people are increasingly becoming the focus of international attention and their ambitions and goals are often in accord with those of society as a whole.
15 January 2013
Keynote address by the Deputy Minister in The Presidency for PME, Mr Obed Bapela, MP on the occasion of launching the Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers at UNISA, PretoriaLast week on the 1st of November 2012, we celebrated the 7th Africa Youth day since the decision was taken by the African Union Heads of State in Banjul in 2006. The celebration took place under this year’s theme of “Africa must deliver as one to empower African youth for sustainable development.”
08 November 2012
Speech by the Deputy Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Mr Obed Bapela, MP on the occasion of the 50th National Day Celebration of The People’s Democratic Republic Of AlgeriaIt is my pleasure on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, to join the Government of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria in the celebration of their 50th anniversary of National Independence.
07 November 2012
Speaking Notes for The Hon. Deputy Minister Obed Bapela on the occasion of Government Communicators' ForumThank you, to the acting CEO, Ms.Phumla Williams, I am indeed honored to be addressing this year's Government Communication's Forum, it is my understanding that the GCF takes place three times a year and is attended by senior communicators from national and provincial government as well as those from State Owned Entities. It is a platform through which the GCIS aligns the government message with the delivery from government institutions, and this particular Forum's focus is on the key strategic decisions taken by Cabinet at the mid-year Lekgotla with the aim of developing communication plans to support the decisions and pronouncements of the Lekgotla
14 September 2012
Speech of the Deputy Minister Obed Bapela is his capacity as Chairperson of the Alexandra Centenary and Heritage Association at the Arbor Month planting of 1000 treeIt is indeed an honour and a privilege to address you as we enter the "Heritage Month, which is also “Arbor Month.”
31 August 2012
Welcome Notes for the Hon. Deputy Minister Obed Bapela MP, at the Workshop on Performance Monitoring and Evaluation for the Parliamentary Appropriations Committee, 10 - 12 July 2012Firstly let me tender an apology on behalf of the Hon. Minister Collins Chabane who was assigned by the President to travel to South Sudan.
12 July 2012
Speaking Notes by Deputy Minister Mr Obed Bapela during the Outreach Program Seminar on popularising SoNA 2012, Ingquza Hills Local Municipality and Lubala VillageI am very honoured and privileged to address this important gathering today. Starting a new way of coming to Areas mentioned in the SONA
13 June 2012
Speaking Notes of the Hon. Deputy Minister Obed Bapela at the Youth Summit hosted by Brand South Africa and JCIIt is indeed an honour and a privilege for me to address you at this important gathering, aiming to further your theme –‘Active Citizenship Through Social Cohesion’.
12 June 2012
30 May 2012
30 May 2012