Blog Posts tagged “public works”

Asset Maintenance Management Plans

10 May 2022 (1 week, 5 days ago)

Asset Maintenance Management Plans

What Are Asset Maintenance Management Plans?

To combat poor levels of service delivery, maintenance plans were developed to ensure that infrastructure remained efficient and usable. Asset maintenance management plans - also known as immovable asset management plans or infrastructure maintenance plans - are strategic outlines for the repair and maintenance ...

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Infographic: 2015/16 Departmental audit outcomes

21 Oct 2016 (5 years, 7 months ago)

National departments are subject to annual auditing by the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA), where an audit opinion is given based on a department's financial statements. In forming an audit opinion, AGSA determines the financial health of departments and if its performance met its predetermined objectives and if the financial ...

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Mr Khethamabala Sithole (IFP)

4 Jul 2016 (5 years, 10 months ago)

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What is your Political background? I joined the Inkhata Freedom Party (IFP) in 1979 when I was still in school. The primary focus of teachers then was teaching students about the politics of the country at the time. I have been in different structures in the IFP since 2011 and ...

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Infographic: SA's hardest working MPs

10 Jun 2016 (5 years, 11 months ago)

In a recently published article for Africa Check, Laura Grant highlighted the “hardest working MPs” by looking at what MPs earn and their committee attendance. MPs’ work is divided into parliamentary sessions and constituency periods and the Composite Parliamentary Programme 2015 shows that committee meeting days comprised 60% of the ...

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The Week Ahead: Farewells, loose ends & tussles...

23 May 2016 (5 years, 12 months ago)

The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament after the elections on 16 August 2016. But a fair amount of heavy-duty business will be done before they go.

There's both high policy and low politics on display in the ...

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Mr Mncedisi Filtane (UDM)

12 May 2016 (6 years ago)

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What is your political background? I was actively involved in the formation of the Youth League in Umtata in the 1970s. I was approached by the security branch while at university and asked to become a spy, which I turned down. This request led to my resignation from politics ...

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The Week Ahead: The Presidency's budget vote & legislation in the spotlight

3 May 2016 (6 years ago)

After a low key week, Parliament has scheduled a busy programme in the main chambers and committee corridor. There is only four weeks left before the legislature takes an extended break ahead of the local government elections, but there is still plenty of legislating, oversight and scrutinising, and set piece ...

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Infographic: Performance of the Expanded Public Works Programme

15 Apr 2016 (6 years, 1 month ago)

The Department of Public Works briefed the Portfolio Committee on Public Works on the performance of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) on 12 April 2016. EPWP is a government initiative that aims to create work opportunities in four sectors, namely, Infrastructure; Non-State; Environment and Culture; and Social. It is ...

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The Week Ahead: All out Action in the Committee Corridor

11 Apr 2016 (6 years, 1 month ago)

It's a low key week in the main chambers with no sittings scheduled. All the parliamentary action will take place in the committee corridor where the schedule is bursting.

The legislature’s budget vote season shows no sign of slowing down as most days are packed with long meetings as committees ...

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Parliament must focus on scrutinising executive action

7 Apr 2016 (6 years, 1 month ago)

By Lawson Naidoo

IN THE political storm — not yet a tsunami — following the judgment of the Constitutional Court in the Nkandla case, we should be careful not to lose sight of key constitutional principles the court clarified. This seminal, unanimous judgment cogently explains the supremacy of the Constitution, ...

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