An self reliant investigation has cleared Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Sello Hatang and COO Limpho Monyamane of any wrongdoing after complaints by whistle-blowers.
But a crew of anonymous workers participants has slated the findings.
In an announcement, foundation chair Prof Njabulo Ndebele talked about the investigation chanced on that there modified into once no aim evidence to toughen the complaints, which linked to the alleged flouting of procurement policies and processes, damaging expend of the organisation’s sources, bullying and intimidation, and abuse of donor relations.
He talked about the two executives, who took special leave while the investigation modified into once underneath formula, would return to work this week.
“Bobbing up from the investigation, alternatively, it is obvious that a quantity of financial and human resource policies and procedures must tranquil be revised, bolstered and restated to provide particular consistency and compliance. The board is dedicated to making particular this occurs,” Ndebele talked about in an announcement.
Basically based on the findings of the investigation, the whistle-blowers talked about they had been apprehensive and dismayed that no evidence could perchance well be chanced on on any of the allegations levelled towards Hatang and Monyamane.
“We, because of this truth, reject this sage, its findings and predetermined outcomes it produced. We warn of the grave impression this could perchance delight in within the muse of Mandela going forward,” the whistle-blowers talked about in an anonymous disclose.
Ndebele talked about some of the points raised within the complaint screech to interpersonal dynamics and human resource administration, and the board “is confident that these is also addressed internally”.
Assorted complaints linked to the damaging expend of sources equivalent to vehicles, credit rating playing cards and Uber taxi services and products. The investigators chanced on there modified into once no aim evidence to toughen this complaint. On the opposite hand, they flagged the importance of ensuring that the policies on the expend of sources are understood by all workers participants and adhered to, and the board talked about it fully supports this.
A identical dispute applied to the procurement of goods and services and products.
The investigation chanced on no evidence of interference or flouting of procedures, even though there had been shortcomings within the drafting of some of the contracts signed.
“Because of this, the investigation crew urged that the characteristic of the muse’s procurement officer be reinforced, and procurement policies updated. The board fully supports this, too.
“The board will dwell livid by addressing these points over the upcoming months, to provide particular that there is transparency and consistency, along with ensuring rotund confidence within the formula the muse receives and deploys funds to toughen Madiba’s legacy,” Ndebele talked about.
The board talked about it important to reassure donors who make contributions to the muse’s actions that there are retain watch over mechanisms in secure 22 situation to provide particular accountability and honest governance and that funds are getting used to most pause in toughen of its work in social justice, poverty alleviation, dialogue and advocacy.