South African Airways on irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure: hearing
23 Aug 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) led Members in the questioning. She referred to an SAA annual report made available to the Committee. It indicated that, “
Department of Water Affairs on the irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure: hearing
22 Aug 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) said the name, Mr Majola, kept popping up in a number of fraudulent transactions in the list of irregular expenditure, yet DWS did not talk to how the SCM process was flawed. In the Annual Report it was reported that double payments of advances were paid ...
SAPO regarding payment of services: SASSA briefing on progress
15 Aug 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) said her frustration was the fact that there was an element of delay between the date SASSA had met with SAPO for the workshop and the date that the RFP had been sent. It spoke volumes, and somehow CPS would be seen “through the back window ...
Anti-Corruption Task Team (ACTT): pending cases and Criminal Asset Recovery Account (CARA)
14 Jun 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) asked about the 67% of cases that were with prosecutors and the challenges that had been cited. She referred to the non-availability of relevant documentation, especially where that documentation was the only evidence on which the case could be pursued. Were cases sent to prosecutors with ...
Parliament 2018/19 draft budget and plans
14 Jun 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) agreed with the Chairperson and pointed out there are defects in the reports, especially when you look at the economic classification. Figures presented in the quarterly report are not the same in the annual report. Money spent quarterly does not match the money spent annually. The ...
Preparatory meeting: adoption of minutes
14 Jun 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) wanted to know if there are any mechanisms in place to get the Speaker and NCOP Chairperson to come account to the Committee.
Conflict of Interest in South African Police Services: hearing
13 Jun 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) asked if SAPS was aware that a case could not be investigated after 60 days, if it had not been pursued within that time.
Department of Water Affairs irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure, accruals, commitments: hearing
31 May 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) said that the DG should say that the DWS was not ready. It was a thorough document, except that the names of those who were in charge of the offices where the transgression had taken place had been omitted. As far as disciplinary hearings were concerned ...
Eskom and Tegeta Coal Supply agreements hearing
30 May 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) asked the Chairperson to help with a smooth process. A state-owned entity could not answer when not asked a question. A SoE could only answer when guided to do so.
SABC on irregular expenditure recovered by Sekela Xabiso, and other related matters
17 May 2017
Ms N Mente (EFF) said it was ‘painful’ to go through the very same exercise again. Mr Aguma was the focal person and his continued absence was worrying.