SABC 2019/20 Annual Report & outstanding issues; Status report on SABC
23 Feb 2021
Mr L Molala (ANC) addressed the annual report. If the SABC said they achieved 59 percent of their targets, this was not a good performance. It was not even average. If they claimed to be improving, the figure should be around 70 percent. They were to be commended for reducing ...
(Subcommittee) SABC Vacancy: shortlisting process
23 Feb 2021
Mr L Molala (ANC) proposed that the subcommittee should know what the SABC Act requires of its board members in terms of their skills instead of rushing to determine a number for the shortlisting of candidates. The shortlisting approach should be skills-oriented but not driven by a mere number.
Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual Content Services Policy Framework & implications on public broadcaster; Follow-up discussions on public broadcasting
25 Nov 2020
Mr Molala (ANC) said the presentation was good but he wished the presentation would speak about the current Objects of the Act. The presentation mentioned ownership, while it was good that provision was made for SADC to also play a role, DOC should indicate how much ownership would be allowed ...
GCIS, MDDA & SITA on 2019/20 Annual Reports & Revised Annual Performance Plans
18 Nov 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) emphasised that the Committee has been meeting with the SABC for a very long time and at some point the Committee made clear its position regarding s189 of the Labour Relations Act. The Committee’s position was that it is not in support of retrenchments and if ...
18 Nov 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) requested that Ms van Damme focus on the agenda which was retrenchments of the employees at SABC and not to place too much focus on the political leadership.
DoC, DTPS, GCIS Audit outcomes: AGSA briefing
17 Nov 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) referred to some entities oversight role which remains stagnant. He named ICASA, SABC, and SITA. He said, according to the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), accounting officers of entities have the responsibility to prevent irregular expenditure. He was bewildered by how COVID-19 became a common scapegoat ...
Community support, challenges, regulation and signal distribution: Engagement with GCIS, MDDA, Sentech & ICASA
10 Nov 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) commended the good performance at most of the entities. He agreed with the Deputy Minister that although the entities were doing well, there was still a need for the Committee to engage in meaningful conversations with them to ensure accountability.
Follow-up meeting: Unions & Editorial Forum response to outstanding matters; closed session
28 Oct 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) directed his question at Adv Vanara. He recalled during the SABC’s last presentation, Adv Vanara said litigation was expensive, but was necessary for dealing with corruption. He placed emphasis on the incapacitated Employee Relationship Unit (ERU) in the SABC, yet the Corporation failed to see how ...
Telecoms Policy Regulation and Management; OUTA report on USAASA; Sentech on its signal distribution costs taxonomy
27 Oct 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) found it concerning that some people are saying that Sentech is overcharging its clients. SABC’s request to cut costs by R500 million could have a devastating effect on Sentech revenue. He wanted to know the Department’s role in this and for it to comment whether SABC's ...
SABC on Skills Audit Report, Editorial Policy, legal costs and related matters; SABC Internal Stakeholders on outstanding matters
20 Oct 2020
Mr L Molala (ANC) commented on the collaboration between SABC, DCDT and other stakeholders as well as their interaction with Parliament. What would happen after the presentations today? He had gone over all the presentations and noted huge contradictions in those presentations. He proposed the Committee engage in a closed ...