2017-w2682 - 27 January 2017

Darren Bergman to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(a) On which date were the promoters of the SA Broadcasting Corporation boxing bout informed that the event would be cancelled which was to have taken place on 24 November 2016 in Kimberley in the Northern Cape, (b) what was the reason for the cancellation of the specified event, (c) what amount was lost due to the cancellation of the event and (d) who paid for the lost funds?

Reply from the Minister of Sport and Recreation on 27 Jan 2017

We are still trying to source in the archives; the information required is not readily available

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2017-w2608 - 27 January 2017

Mmoba Solomon Malatsi to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What is the total amount in rands that was spent on (a) him and (b) each member of his delegation on (i) flights, (ii) accommodation and (iii) any further expense for the (aa) 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, United Kingdom, (bb) 2016 Olympic Games and (cc) 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (dd) Commonwealth Games host announcement in Auckland, New Zealand and (ee) 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand?

Reply from the Minister of Sport and Recreation on 27 Jan 2017

We are still trying to source information from our archives. The Information is not readily available

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2017-w2609 - 27 January 2017

Mmoba Solomon Malatsi to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1)What amount has Boxing SA spent on (a) legal fees and (b) legal counsel in the Xolisani Ndongeni v PBI Operations case to date; (2) whether a settlement has been reached between all parties involved in the specified case; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details? NW3022E

Reply from the Minister of Sport and Recreation on 27 Jan 2017

We are still trying to source information and consulting with the Boxing SA on this matter and the information required is not readily available

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2017-w2620 - 25 January 2017

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

Is there a capped budgetary allocation for the upgrade of the military residence of a certain person (name and details furnished), who is stationed at the Youngsfield Military Base in Wetton, Cape Town; if not, why not; if so, what are the (a) details of all upgrades made at the specified person’s residence and (b) related cost per upgrade?

Reply from the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans on 25 Jan 2017

There is no capped budgetary allocation for individual military residential upgrades. Budgetary allocations wrt building and maintenance are centralised and, therefore, all repairs and day-to-day maintenance are done on request. This also includes emergency repairs. The house of Col Mongo, the Officer Commanding of the Unit is repaired as need arises. Depending on the condition of a house, where breakages and wear and tear ...

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2017-w2378 - 25 January 2017

Bantubonke Harrington Holomisa to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(1)With reference to the 2015-16 Annual Report of her department which indicates that about 14 666 military veterans had access to health care in the past year, which represents a commendable increase from the 2014-15 financial year, as well as an increase of R28 569 000 to about R38 million in expenditure initially allocated to the subprogram me of health and wellness, (a) of the 14 666 military veterans, how many accessed services and (b) where did they access the services given the reported access problems linked to the court process related to the provision of health services beyond military hospitals; (2) what amount out of the amount that was spent in the 2015-16 financial year on the specified sub-programme (a) was for expenditure on health and wellness for the current financial year and (b) what amount was for previous years; (3) in view of the fact that there is no other service provider other than SA Military Health Services (SAMHS), (a) exactly which service providers were paid for which services delivered and (b) when were the services delivered; (4) (a) what amount of the payment that was made for the subprogram was paid to SAMHS and (b) for which years?

Reply from the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans on 25 Jan 2017

Response (a) and (b): of the 14 666 the following military veterans accessed services:

Year

Authorised to access Health care

Number of military veterans Head Count at SAMHS Facilities

Accessed through road show conducted by MVHPA

Accessed through MVHPA doctors

Accessed through ZEAL Health doctors

2015/16

14666

4069

   

1096

2014/15

11514

3824

5479

1299

 

2013/14

4719

2526

2121

   

2012/13

 

691 ...

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2017-w2280 - 23 January 2017

Phumzile Thelma Van Damme to ask the Minister of Communications

(1) Whether the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has reviewed (a) Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s performance contract since his redeployment to the position of Group Executive of Corporate Affairs and (b) current affairs of the SABC; if not, why not; if so, will she furnish Ms P T van Damme with a copy of the specified review; (2) Whether the change of position for the specified person from Chief Operating Officer to the Group Executive of Corporate Affairs of the SABC had any implications for the person’s remuneration package; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) how was his remuneration package adjusted and (b) what is the total amount of remuneration that the person receives?

Reply from the Minister of Communications on 23 Jan 2017

1. (a) No

(b) No

The SABC is currently busy with the implementation of the performance management system to be implemented later in the year hence, no performance review on Mr Motsoeneng or any other employee of the SABC has been conducted. The quarterly review system is, however, done by individual line managers and in this case Mr Motsoeneng has not been in this ...

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2017-w237 - 18 January 2017

Thilivhali Elphus Mulaudzi to ask the Minister of Small Business Development

Whether she and/or her department has bought advertising space in The New Age in the (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14 and (c) 2014-15 financial years; if so, (i) what number of times and (ii) for what amount in each specified financial year?”

Reply from the Minister of Small Business Development on 18 Jan 2017

The Department of Small Business Development is a newly established department that was allocated a separate Vote from the 1st of April 2015. There is no expenditure for the requested periods.

(a) 2012-13 not applicable.

(b) 2013-14 not applicable.

(c) 2014-15 not applicable.

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2017-w2672 - 10 January 2017

Stevens Mokgalapa to ask the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

With reference to her reply to oral question 263 on 16 November 2016, what (a) are the names of all the specified employees, (b) crimes were the employees found guilty of, (c) measures will be implemented to ensure that persons found guilty of committing any crime will not be appointed as diplomats in the future and (d) steps will her department take againt the specified persons?

Reply from the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on 10 Jan 2017

(a) Name

(b) Offence

M Mjikeliso

Forbidden Person in terms of Aliens Act as well as Culpable Homicide

P Mukeni

Reckless or Negligent Driving

PS Sizani

Public Violence as well as Failure to comply with provisions of the Value Added Tax Act

MMN Ngoma

Prohibition of certain forms of Intimidation

N Mkoroana-Cita

All Motor Vehicles shall be registered and licenced unless contrary prescribed

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2017-w2702 - 10 January 2017

Nkagisang Poppy Mokgosi to ask the Minister in the Presidency

Did her department advertise vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality (a) in each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2016; if not, in each case, why not; if so, (i) according to what mandate was each advertisement process handled by her department, (ii) in which publications were the vacancies advertised, (iii) for what period were the vacancies advertised and (iv) what did the advertisements cost?

Reply from the Minister in the Presidency on 10 Jan 2017

(a) Yes

(b) Yes

(i) Section 3(3) of the Commission for Gender Equality Act, 1996 (Act No. 39 of 1996)

(ii) City Press, Sunday Times and Government Gazette

(iii) 30 days

(iv) R64,299.53 in 2016/17.

 

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Approved by the Minister on

Date………………………..

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2017-w2635 - 10 January 2017

Deidre Carter to ask the President of the Republic

Whether, with reference to his statement at the Royal Bafokeng regarding the responsibility to fight corruption (details furnished) and his recent statement in Pietermaritzburg that he knows the thieves who are stealing (details furnished), he has reported these corrupt transactions to the SA Police Service; if not, why not; if so, what are the details of the cases?

Reply from the President of the Republic on 10 Jan 2017

We have instructed the Anti-Corruption Task Team to work tirelessly to root out corruption at all levels of the public services where it exists. A lot of good work has been done as reported recently by the Anti-Corruption Inter Ministerial Committee.

In some of the progress made, since April 2013 I have signed more than 27 proclamation orders which has resulted in the Special ...

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