Delimitation of municipal wards in preparation of 2021 Municipal Elections: MDB briefing
12 Nov 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) commented that if he was asked to write an exam on the presentation, he would fail. He got lost when it came to application of the norm. The application was confusing. He referred to slide 21, and commented that the configuration of the ward was not ...
Impact of illegal migration on cities: input from Mayors of Johannesburg & Ekurhuleni, SALGA & DHA; with Minister
22 Oct 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) said that Mr Mashaba had thought that this was a forum that could help him to engage with the DHA. As spheres of government, the City and the DHA should go and find a solution to the challenges and report to the DHA on 27 November ...
Home Affairs Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report; Committee Report on Gauteng Oversight visit; 2019/20 Quarterl 1 performance
15 Oct 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) said there were problems from the previous meeting that the Committee agreed to discuss out of the public. He was not sure about addressing the issue because Mr V Pambo (EFF), who raised the issue, was absent. The Member emphasised he was not impressed with what ...
Audit outcomes of Department and entities: AGSA briefing; DHA & IEC 2018/19 Annual Reports; with Minister
8 Oct 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) sought clarity on the methodology applied by AGSA to arrive at its findings, and what the actual mandate of AGSA should be.
DOD and DMV 2019 Quarter1 perfomance; Report back on Committee recommendations in 2019 budget Report
18 Sep 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) asked who had declined, or refused to lift, the ceiling for the compensation of employees. Members should know why. If the SANDF had 75 000 employees and the budget allocated was for 60 000, how did they expect 15 000 employees to be paid? These people ...
State of provinces 2018/2019: Northern Cape, Eastern Cape and Western Cape
17 Sep 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) suggested that the Committee opt for legislative amendments in order to solve these problems, otherwise they would remain. Given the legislation that existed, the DHA would always get unfavourable judgments. The Department should go back to look the particular legislation and identify where it was problematic ...
SA Navy on its sea hours and capacity; SA Air Force on its flying-hours and capacity constraints
12 Sep 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) stated that the presentations were open and honest. The Defence Force is cannibalising what it has left at the moment. Therefore, asking questions is a waste of time as the presentations show that South Africa will not have a Navy or an Air Force if the ...
Programmes to deliver services to Military Veterans & their beneficiaries: briefings by implementing Departments
11 Sep 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) said that what he had observed was that the Acting Deputy Director of Human Settlements did not have an idea of who the military veterans were. They were people who suffered for justice and freedom in our land to be realised. They must be honoured. It ...
Department of Home Affairs Quarter 1 performance
20 Aug 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) asked what the role of the DHA is in relation to illegal immigrants. Did illegal immigrants ask for refugee or asylum status at SA’s borders? Did the South African Police Services (SAPS) arrest illegal immigrants when they crossed SA’s borders? How did the DHA ...
Defence and Military Veterans Budget: Committee Report
10 Jul 2019
Mr J Maake (ANC) suggested that the recommendations should be prefaced with a brief introduction derived from the observations. There had to be an explicit recommendation to prevent the decrease in budget allocated for the Department.