S. Africa: Politician Faces Animal Cruelty Charges


Opposition parties have spoken out against the alleged neglect of animals on National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise's farm, which she acquired after a controversial loan, allegedly from the Land Bank.


National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise (file photo).

  • South Africa:  EFF Statement On Thandi Modise's Negligence and the Revelation That She Acquired a Loan From the Land Bank

    Economic Freedom Fighters, 8 July 2014

    The Economic Freedom Fighters is utterly disgusted by the negligence of the National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise' negligence of the farm which was bought with a ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Special Care for Surviving Modderfontein Farm Animals

    SAnews.gov.za, 9 July 2014

    North West MEC for Rural, Environmental and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape, says her department will give specialised support to restore the health of the surviving ... read more »

  • South Africa:  ANC Covering Up for Modise

    Democratic Alliance, 8 July 2014

    The ANC today released a statement regarding NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise's farm in North West in an attempt to deflect attention from the fact that she treated her animals with ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Modise to Cooperate With SPCA

    SAnews.gov.za, 7 July 2014

    Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Thandi Modise, says she will cooperate fully with the SPCA which is investigating the neglect of animals on her farm outside ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Police Should Investigate Modise's Animal Cruelty

    Democratic Alliance, 7 July 2014

    Thandi Modise, the former Premier of North West and the current Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, should be investigated by the police for the animal cruelty that ... read more »