Foster Care Progress Report on High Court Order; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 2 Performance
20 Nov 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) expressed concern that NPOs in the sector of education, research and health only accounted for 2% of existing NPOs, as these sectors would result in growth for communities. She asked if any NPOs were philanthropic and how it was determined which sector an NPO fell into ...
Social Assistance Amendment Bill [B8-2019]: briefing; Department’s action plan to respond to AGSA findings & BRRR
13 Nov 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) asked what the terms of reference are and who compiles the terms of reference for the inspectorate as there is a need to understand its role and duties. She asked DSD to elaborate on the statement that the inspectorate is an investigative arm. Does the DSD ...
Auditor General’s audit findings for 2018/19 Annual Report & BRRR: SASSA & NDA action plan; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 1 performance
6 Nov 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) said that listening to SASSA’s report she was able to conclude that what put SASSA in the position it was in was a lack of planning and negligence, because should people have been paying attention to administrative detail.
Gender Based Violence, femicide, violence and murder of children; Action plans to respond to AG Audit findings: DSD, SASSA & NDA briefings
30 Oct 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) highlighted that, in the last two meetings, the Portfolio Committee was told that it would be invited to the
Foster Care Progress Report on High Court Order
23 Oct 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) said that they know that these courts case numbers are not just numbers but children. Therefore, DSD should deal with them as such. These children have been suffering for a long time since 2010 or 2011 and nothing has been done to sort out this problem ...
Social Development Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
16 Oct 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) commented on the broad scope of the report.
DSD, NDA & SASSA 2018/19 Annual Reports
9 Oct 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) said the Minister’s comment about “having leaders and not having bosses” was profound. It highlighted the need for introspection to ensure that people could be passionate and not have an obsession with power and authority.
Social Development audit outcomes 2018/19; DSD-SASSA-SAPO financial relationship: AGSA briefing
8 Oct 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) commented on accountability and AGSA reporting that inadequate planning, monitoring and implementation had taken place. Senior management were not able to provide assurance and guidance. She asked if the senior management referred to here were about the key unfilled positions.
DSD on turnaround strategy to address backlog in the Foster Care System & meet North Gauteng High Court deadline
18 Sep 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) thanked the Minister for the overview. She had spoken like a leader and a caring mother. The bible said that a wise woman built her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. She hoped that the Minister was able to share ...
Induction Workshop: AGSA briefing; High Level Panel recommendations: Department of Social Development response
11 Sep 2019
Ms D Ngwenya (EFF) said that the Committee did not do justice to High Level Panel Report in this meeting at all. She requested that Members have the entire 600-page High Level Panel Report printed so that they are able to ask questions and raise concerns.