What is the (a)(i) total amount and (ii) detailed breakdown of salaries paid to each board member of the SA Broadcasting Corporation since their appointment in October 2017 and (b)(i) total number of meetings attended by each board member and (ii) detailed breakdown of the costs of attending each meeting in terms of (aa) travel, (bb) catering and (cc) venue hire?More »
I have been advised by the Department as follows:
1. Yes, the Board has implemented the recommendations of Parliament’s Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board Inquiry.
Of the twenty four (24) recommendations that ought to have been implemented, twelve have been successfully implemented by both the Interim and successive Boards. Twelve (12) of the recommendations are in progress due to:
With reference to the outcomes of the engagement with the creative industry with the theme Leveraging on digital platforms for Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) creatives, which focused on the fourth industrial revolution, broadcasting, audio-visual and new platforms which was held on 22 February 2019, (a) what has been derived from the engagements towards optimising the broadcasting, audio-visual and creative industries and (b) what are ...More »
(1) What are the details of the contract that Brand SA concluded with a certain company (name furnished) to act as its digital marketing agency from 2014 to 2017; (2) what are the details of the relationship between certain persons (details furnished); (3) on what basis was the specified company appointed to conduct digital marketing for Brand SA when a certain company (name furnished) ...More »
I have been advised by the Departments as follows
Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services:-
(i) (aaa) No vehicles were purchased for the former Minister in the 2016-17 financial year.
(bbb) No vehicles were purchased for the former Minister in the 2017-18 financial year.
(bb) A land Cruiser 200 4.5 V8, VX 6A/T, Model 26U was purchased for the former ...
By what date is it envisaged that the investigation into the Media Development and Diversity Agency will commence as proposed and agreed to by the Portfolio Committee on Communications?More »
I have been advised by the departments as follows:
1. (a) DTPS and DoC have not contracted the services of Bosasa now known as African
(i-v) Not applicable
(b) USAASA and SAPO are the only entities that have contracted services from Bosasa.
(i) Both, USAASA and SAPO had one contract each signed with Bosasa.
(ii) USAASA signed the contract on 29 August ...
(1)Whether the Government will give any guarantees so that the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) can implement its turnaround plan; if not, why not; if so, (a) on what date will it take place and (b) what is the monetary value of the guarantees; (2) how does the Government intend to ensure that the SABC remains functional without dismissing staff; (3) how will the Government ...More »
What (a) is the total amount that the SA Broadcasting Corporation has spent on (i) advertising and/or (ii) communication services since 1 October 2017 and (b) was the (i) purpose, (ii) cost and (iii) name of the publication or platform used in each case?More »
Whether any SA Broadcasting Corporation (a) staff and (b) executives received a salary increase since 1 October 2017; if not; why not; if so, what is the (i) name of each (aa) staff and (bb) executive member who received a salary increase, (ii) amount that each specified staff or executive member received, (iii) designation of each specified staff and executive member and (iv) reason ...More »