International Relations and Cooperation Budget: Committee Report
10 Jul 2019
The Chairperson said the Committee cannot adopt the report while it has discrepancies. The department must provide the Committee with an explanation or reasons for the changes before the end of the day.
DIRCO 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
3 Jul 2019
The Chairperson opened the meeting by welcoming all Members and representatives of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO). She expressed hope for a strong and efficient cooperation between the Department and Committee to achieve a greater goal in international relations. This is important as the Chairperson noted South ...
Election of Committee Chairperson
2 Jul 2019
Mr T Mpanza (ANC) nominated Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) as Chairperson of the Committee.
DPE on issues emanating from State of the Nation Address
13 Feb 2019
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) welcomed the presentation but wanted to know why maintaining its power plants is a problem for Eskom? What is our coal strategy in this country? What is meant when the Minister said that human error is part of Eskom’s problems? What are the implications of ...
Department of Energy audit outcomes: Auditor-General SA briefing
12 Feb 2019
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) asked if there were specific key matters in the audit that AGSA wanted to Committee to take note of. She said the information related to DOE’s qualified audit outcome was not clear. The values shown on page 26 were not clear and it was difficult ...
Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) briefing
20 Nov 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) commented that Cabinet had already approved the amendments. She wanted clarity on the location of the physical nuclear infrastructure that required protection.
Committee Report on Draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018
13 Nov 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) made some substantial comments on nuclear energy, coal, gas, renewables, Eskom and hydro from the Grand Inga. She said that there had not been enough time to enable Members to submit their written views to the Committee secretary.
Committee Report on Draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018 public hearings
6 Nov 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) agreed with Ms Faku that the Committee should discuss the report the following week. She said some views raised in the public hearings were nor reflected adequately in the initial report - for example, she did not agree with the views expressed on coal as there were ...
Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP): Roundtable discussions
30 Oct 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) asked if there were plans to decommission the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station. She wanted clarity on the plans for Medupi and Kusile power stations as she was concerned that the decommission of coal plants would increase unemployment in the country. She felt it was better to ...
Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP): public hearings
24 Oct 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) asked for Mr Lamberth’s views on the nuclear build programme; given all the confusion in the public domain. Why did he believe government must speed up its implementation?