Impact of illegal migration on cities: input from Mayors of Johannesburg & Ekurhuleni, SALGA & DHA; with Minister
22 Oct 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) said that all stakeholders should engage in immigration discussion in order to resolve the matter. She asked what the DHA was doing to solve the issues raised by the cities, and what they expected from the Committees towards solving the challenges faced by local government. SALGA ...
Bojanala District; Lekwa-Teemane; Madibeng; Mamusa; Mafube; Masilonyana audit outcomes: hearing
11 Sep 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) said the MM had indicated that they had advertised some senior positions, but that some officials had declined them. She asked if there was a specific reason why they had declined the positions. She also said that audit reports had noted that there were some contractors ...
Mogalakweng; Mopani District; Thabazimbi; Vhembe District; Joe Morolong and Phokwane audit outcomes: hearing
10 Sep 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) asked how far the municipality was in terms of ensuring there was political and administrative leadership. When one looks at the findings of the AG, they show that those were the root causes of the challenges that they had. How far were they in terms of ...
South African Cities Network, National Disaster Management Centre & DCOG briefings
4 Sep 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) said the majority of municipalities do not have sectoral plans or land use management policies. The presentation indicates the plan to align sector plans as a short-term priority. How are you going to be able to do this and what is the reality of short term ...
Interventions in local government: DCOG & National Treasury briefings; Comparison of interventions strategies in municipalities; MISA induction
3 Sep 2019
Ms M Tlou (ANC) remarked that when municipalities fail to do their duties, they were failing section 139 of the Constitution because section 139 was there to help municipalities not to fail in their duties. This was necessitating the evaluation of the monitoring system in order to monitor performance of ...
Departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Quarterly performance & Post Audit Action Plans
21 Aug 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) asked how MISA measured its progress as there were still challenges in the provision of water services. She asked if employment by municipalities was checked. She asked what other measures MISA was doing to ensure that municipalities had the necessary skills.
COGTA Budget: Committee Report
4 Jul 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) requested that every Member agree to adopt the Committee Report so that the Committee would start Parliament on a united and cohesive footing.
COGTA, SALGA, MDB & CRL Rights Commission 2019/20 Annual Performance Plans
3 Jul 2019
Ms D Direko (ANC) asked, especially in relation to the communities in Limpopo, what the possibility was of the MDB reversing decisions that were now costing SA? Community members had decided not to vote because they were unhappy with the demarcation. Another challenge was that some municipalities were not viable ...
Children's Amendment Bill [B19B-2006]: National Prosecuting Authority Input; Deliberations on Public Submissions
9 Oct 2007
Ms Direko (ANC): I know of cases where there was a gentleman’s agreement between the social worker and the foster parents. The grant was not used in the best interest of the child, the child can only run away. I have gone to several cases where the grant has ...
Children's Amendment Bill [B19B-2006]: deliberations on public submissions
4 Oct 2007
Ms Direko (ANC): to entrust the welfare of children to municipalities defeats the object of the Bill. For the good of the child go along with the department.
Older Persons Bill: Summary of Submissions; Central Drug Authority Board recommendations
9 Nov 2005
Ms Direko (ANC) commented that she was concerned about privately owned institutions. She was not sure if "privately owned" meant you could do as you pleased. How did one protect these people and did privately owned institutions receive funding from government?