2027-w585 - 11 April 2027

Deidre Carter to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

(1)With reference to SA Express’ frequent use in 2016 of chartered planes provided by Solenta Aviation and SKA Aircraft Leasing amongst others to cover its route between (a) Bloemfontein and Johannesburg, (b) George and Johannesburg and (c) Kimberley and Johannesburg, what is the total amount of chartering a flight to cover an ordinary route that is supposed to be operated by SA Express; (2) Whether there is a service level agreement in place between SA Express and the specified companies; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 11 Apr 2027

(1)

Solenta:

1a)

SKA:

1a)

1c)

1b)

(2) Yes there are contracts in place for both entities and the SLA’s are contained in both contracts.

Solenta: Contract Period: 01 Feb 2017 to 31 July 2017

SKA: Contract Period: 06 December 2016 to 31 March 2017

Mogokare Richard Seleke Lynne Brown, MP

Director-General Minister of Public Enterprises

Date: Date:

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2022-w2795 - 07 January 2022

Elphas Mfakazeleni Buthelezi to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

How will the ruling of the Gauteng High Court that ordered the National Energy Regulator of South Africa to process Eskom’s revenue for the 2023 financial year, affect ordinary South Africans, especially on the roll-out of load shedding?

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 7 Jan 2022

The order by the Gauteng High Court requires the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to fulfil its mandatory role in accordance with an approved methodology. This is a normal process that NERSA undertakes whenever a price adjustment application is made. When NERSA makes its decision in February 2022, it will give an indication of the price adjustment that electricity consumers will experience.

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2022-w2329 - 07 January 2022

Andrew Grant Whitfield to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

What (a) is the total number of private logistics companies contracted to provide transport services for manganese ore to the port of Port Elizabeth, (ii) volume of manganese ore is transported by road, (b) are the details of the logistics companies transporting manganese ore including the total number of trucks used by each company, (c) is the total value of the contracts for transporting manganese ore by road and (d) is the frequency rate of trucks arriving with manganese ore in the port of Port Elizabeth for each financial year since 1 April 2015;

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 7 Jan 2022

TO NA PARLIAMENTARY QUESTION No. 2329

Question No.

Question

Response

1

What (a) (i) is the total number of private logistics companies contracted to provide transport services for Manganese Ore to the port of Port Elizabeth?

Total No: 4

 

What (a) (ii) volume of manganese ore is transported by road?

Volume:

Year:18/19: 500 000 Tonnes

Year: 19/20: 2,100 000 Tonnes

Year: ...

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2022-w2416 - 07 January 2022

Andrew Grant Whitfield to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

How many tonnes of manganese ore have been shipped from the (a) Port of Port Elizabeth and (b) Port of Ngqura in each year since 1 April 2015;

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 7 Jan 2022

According to the information received from Transnet

(1)

Manganese Tonnes

Financial Year

Port of Port Elizabeth

Million Tonnes

Port of Ngqura

Million Tonnes

2015/16

6 139 602 Mt

0

2016/17

7 446 310 Mt

0

2017/18

8 979 026 Mt

0

2018/19

9 100 464 Mt

984 901

2019/20

9 397 272 Mt

1 770 486 Mt

2020/21

8 347 956 Mt

2 918 ...

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2022-w2485 - 07 January 2022

Elphas Mfakazeleni Buthelezi to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

Whether he will furnish Mr E M Buthelezi with the relevant details of the current lack of consensus between his department and the Chief Executive Officer of Eskom on the way forward regarding Eskom’s R402 billion debt and the just transition to renewable energy; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) on what date and (b) what are the relevant details;

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 7 Jan 2022

According to the information received from Eskom

There is no misalignment between Eskom and the Shareholder Representative.

The solution on R 402 billion debt remains work in progress – parliament and other stakeholders will be informed of the strategy on the debt as soon as the necessary processes have been completed.

  1. A significant proportion of funding offered by the international partner group countries (the ...
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2022-w2293 - 07 January 2022

Michéle Odette Clarke to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

Considering that contracts must be managed properly by suitably skilled and qualified persons to ensure that expiring contracts are identified timeously and that the appointment of contractors is done through an open market process, what (a) processes are in place at Eskom to ensure that this is done, (b)(i) total number of contractors are currently in place on Eskom’s sites and (ii) have they been appointed to do, (c) total number of expiring contracts are coming up, (d) number of the appointed contractors did not adhere to the specifications and (e)(i) measurers were put in place to deal with defaulting contracts and

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 7 Jan 2022

According to the information received from Eskom

(a) Eskom appoints contract managers with delegation, after contract award and upon confirmation that the individual has the necessary pre-requisite training as prescribed in the Procurement Procedure. Eskom has an approved Contract Management Competency Development Program, that is run with the Eskom Academy of Learning.

In compliance with the National Treasury regulations and other legislative prescripts, Eskom ...

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2021-w2391 - 03 December 2021

Elphas Mfakazeleni Buthelezi to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

(1) With regard to the R131 billion recently secured for renewable energy, how will Eskom show accountability and transparency in the just transition when corruption, fraud and theft are at the centre of the entity. (2) (a) what amount has been lost to corruption at Eskom in the past financial year and (b) how far has the loss jeopardised the mandate of the organisation to keep the lights on in the Republic?

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 3 Dec 2021

According to the information received from Eskom

Eskom’s current leadership is committed to rooting out fraud and corruption and addressing issues related to past corporate governance breaches, in order to restore Eskom's reputation as a trusted corporate citizen and further, to improve the organization’s financial and operational sustainability.

(1)

There are a number of safeguards built into the operationalization of the ...

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2021-w2342 - 03 December 2021

Khanya Ceza to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

What measurers has he put in place to assist Eskom to ensure that loadshedding is stopped?

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 3 Dec 2021

There are a number of factors (and therefore, government departments) that are possible contributors to ultimately, to ultimately resolving the challenge of loadshedding.

The government is working closely with Eskom to reduce the duration of loadshedding. Cabinet has acknowledged the inconvenience loadshedding has caused and National Treasury is working with Eskom to grant it the appropriate exemptions to acquire the spare parts needed for ...

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2021-w2127 - 03 December 2021

Leon Amos Schreiber to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

Whether a certain person is currently employed in any state-owned enterprise; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) on what date was the specified person employed and (b) what is the person's current (i) position and (ii) annual salary package?

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 3 Dec 2021

According to the information received from ALEXKOR

  1. Not Applicable
  2. (i), (ii) Not Applicable

According to the information received from DENEL

  1. Not Applicable
  2. (i), (ii) Not Applicable

According to the information received from ESKOM

  1. Not Applicable
  2. (i), (ii) Not Applicable

According to the information received from SAFCOL

  1. Not Applicable
  2. (i), (ii) Not Applicable

According to the information received from SAA

  1. Not Applicable
  2. (i), (ii) Not ...
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2021-w2405 - 03 December 2021

Michéle Odette Clarke to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

(1) What percentage as a stakeholder and state-owned entity (a) does Alexkor and (b) the Pooling and Sharing Joint Venture (PSJV) hold; (2) whether, in view of the fact that Alexkor and the PSJV are reliant on Government funding and should be open and transparent to the public, the two specified entities are bound to comply with the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Act 1 of 1999, when making their financial decisions; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) whether the PSJV forms part of a schedule 2 Major Public Entity in terms of the PFMA; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (4) whether he has found that the PSJV must then comply with the provisions of the PMFA; if not; why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises on 3 Dec 2021

According to the information received from ALEXKOR

1. Alexkor and Richtersveld Mining Company (RMC) Pooling and Sharing Joint Venture, known as Alexkor RMC PSJV, is an unincorporated joint venture where Alexkor holds 51% interest and RMC holds 49%.

The settlement agreement reached between Government and the community of Richtersveld directed that land-based diamond assets previously owned by Alexkor be transferred to the community and ...

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