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SABC 2019/20 Annual Report & outstanding issues; Status report on SABC; with Deputy Minister
23 Feb 2021
Defence and Military Veterans
HR Action Plan & measures to contain budget over expenditure; Audit Action Plan; PPE Expenditure Audit
3 Feb 2021
DOC/GCIS & DTPS BRRR
1 Dec 2020
In a virtual meeting, the Committee considered and adopted the BRRR on Department of Communications (DOC) / Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS).
The BRRR on the DOC/GCIS was compiled having considered the performance and ...
Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual Content Services; PSB in Europe
25 Nov 2020
The Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual Content Services Policy Framework was presented by the Department of Communications which was welcomed by the Committee. Members were ...
Defence and Military Veterans
DoD, DMV, Armscor & Castle Control Board audit outcomes
24 Nov 2020
The Committee met with Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) for a briefing on the 2019/20audit outcomes for the Defence portfolio. Department of Defence (DoD) obtained qualified audit with findings; Department of Military Veterans (DMV) and Cape Castle Board (CCB) maintained its unqualified audit with findings; Armscor had improved ...
SABC Board on retrenchments; with Ministry
18 Nov 2020
The Committee was briefed by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board and executives on the issuing of retrenchment letters to 400 employees. Also, in attendance were the Minister and Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies and Department Director General.
National Military Veterans Database: DMV briefing
12 Nov 2020
06 Feb 2020
The Joint Standing Committee on Defence was briefed by the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) on its efforts to complete the cleaning of the military veterans’ database within the previously ...
Support to community broadcasters: GCIS, MDDA, Sentech & ICASA; with Deputy Minister
10 Nov 2020
The Portfolio Committee convened in a virtual meeting to receive briefings from four entities in the Communications and Digital Technologies portfolio. The four entities were the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA), Sentech and the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA). The ...
South African Defence Industry challenges; Defence Sector Charter & Fund
5 Nov 2020
The Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) was briefed by the South African Defence Industry (SADI) on the challenges facing the industry and South Africa's defence capabilities. The Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industries Association (AMD) compared the South African Defence Industries ...
DOC, DTPS, Sentech, & ZADNA 2019/20 Annual Reports
4 Nov 2020
2019/20 Annual Reports
The Portfolio Committee on Communications received presentations from the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT), Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS), SENTECH SOC LTD and the ZA. Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) on their 2019/2020 Annual Reports.
The DTPS reported 77% of planned targets achieved with ...