Election of Chairperson
20 Jul 2021
Prof C Msimang (IFP) asked for clarity as he had been informed that the voting and non-voting Members of the Committee might be reviewed. Had that happened?
Release of 19 000 offenders on parole due to COVID-19; Alleged incidents of sexual conduct between inmates and officials and measures in place to address such incidents
12 May 2021
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said he focused on the main objective for the adoption of the SPD strategy which was to try to reduce the number of those who became infected with Covid-19. The government had emphasised that crowding could make Covid-19 infections run rampant, and that as these facilities ...
CGS, SDT & SADPMR 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans
7 May 2021
Prof C Msimang (IFP) asked about shale gas exploration, commenting that there was a lot of excitement when it was first discovered as if it was going to boost the economy. This was short-lived once its adverse effect was brought to light. But, within the presentation, it was presented as ...
Preferred Bidders for the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme; Karpowership contract; with Minister
20 Apr 2021
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said that it was concerning that there were no contracts in the Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and the North West. He wondered what criteria was used for the selection and situation of these projects. Many economic activities happened away from the Northern Cape, so why were ...
Public Enterprises Budget Vote 2019 incident: deliberations on evidence presented
4 Mar 2021
Prof C Msimang (IFP) asked for clarity on the legal position regarding the implicated MPs’ objections to the composition of the Committee. The matter has been taken to court. He asked whether the current composition of the Committee is in line with the Constitution or not.
Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill: deliberations
2 Mar 2021
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said that he was also uneasy about the age of 25. In German law, a person becomes an adult at 25. In our law, a person becomes an adult at 21. He felt that it made more sense for the age to be 21.
Impact of SONA on Department
24 Feb 2021
Mr Kunene said he had received notice of a new Member joining the Committee, as Prof C Msimang (IFP) had been shifted to another Portfolio Committee. Mr N Luthuli (IFP) was the new Member joining the Committee.
Nuclear New Build Request for Information: DMRE Update
23 Feb 2021
The Chairperson first welcomed Prof T Msimang (IFP), who was new to the Portfolio Committee, before asking follow-up questions.
SEFA 2019/20 Annual Report; Localization Framework Programme: DSBD briefing; DSBD BRRR
18 Nov 2020
Prof C Msimang (IFP) thanked the Department for an eye-opening presentation. He said the localisation approach was important in creating jobs. The information provided in the presentation should be made accessible to potential businesspeople.
Market Access Opportunities in response to Covid-19 Pandemic: DSBD briefing
28 Oct 2020
Prof C Msimang (IFP) commended the presentation because it gives practical items that should be happening in the market place. He was delighted because it should not just be theory but practical. As Members of Parliament we should be moving amongst our people doing oversight. MPs need to be empowered ...