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State-owned companies contribution to jobs created: DPE briefing
13 Mar 2019
The Department of Public Enterprises presented to the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises the State Owned Companies (SOC) contributions towards women empowerment and youth job creation. The presentation addressed numbers of employees and programmes targeting youth and women empowerment in terms of jobs creation. Also addressed were skills creation, long ...
Public Enterprise Portfolio Committee Legacy Report
6 Mar 2019
Available here once published: Legacy Reports
The agenda of the meeting was to deliberate on the Committee’s legacy report. This was done to provide direction for the incoming Committee in the sixth parliament in order to resolve the ongoing issues.
The Committee adopted the report and required a detailed report ...
Transnet market demand strategy: implementation
27 Feb 2019
The Transnet board spoke of the progress made in ridding Transnet of malfeasance, recover stolen money, prosecute ex executives found of wrongdoing, restore the loss of integrity, refocus Transnet on its core mandate and reposition the company as an asset that serves the country. The board explained that Transnet qualified ...
Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises Legacy Report
20 Feb 2019
Documents handed out: Report of the portfolio committee on public enterprises on its activities undertaken during the 5th parliament (March 2014-March 2019) available under Tabled Committee Reports once published
The committee met to consider the draft legacy report of the Committee for the Fifth Parliament.
Key highlights discussed included exercising ...
Minister of Public Enterprises on State of Nation Address impact and Eskom
13 Feb 2019
The Committee was briefed by the Department of Public Enterprises led by the Minister Pravin Gordhan on issues emanating from the State of Nation Address (SONA). Load shedding is expected to last until April and Eskom is also technically insolvent. The Committee were told of the problems uncovered at some ...
Eskom Inquiry report: adoption
28 Nov 2018
The Eskom Inquiry Committee Report recommended that the Zondo Commission should summon two former ministers of the Department of Public Enterprises – Mr Malusi Gigaba and Ms Lynne Brown - to appear before it to share insight into the role they played as shareholder representative during the period corruption and ...
South African Airways (SAA) turnaround: progress report; with Minister
27 Nov 2018
The Committee was briefed by the South African Airways (SAA) on progress in implementing its turnaround strategy, in the presence of the Minister.
The SAA Board Chairperson pointed out that the new executive and management found a fractious and unstable organisation upon assumption of duty last year. Currently, there was ...
Department of Public Enterprises Quarter 1 & 2 performance
14 Nov 2018
The Committee was briefed by the Department of Public Enterprises on its Q1 and 2 performance reports. It was revealed that Eskom was owed a whopping R18 billion by municipalities. An SOC Bill is in the offing that will help to ...
Alexkor 2017/18 Annual Report
7 Nov 2018
Annual Reports 2017/18
Alexkor affirmed a slightly positive financial result because of a small accounting (not cash) profit nd it obtained an unqualified audit opinion. However, Alexkor is still beset with difficulties such as managing its operational cash flow challenge. There is the potential of a going concern challenge by ...
Repeal of Overvaal Resorts Limited Bill: adoption; Public Enterprises BRRR
31 Oct 2018
The Portfolio committee on Public Enterprises met to adopt the Department’s BRRR and the Repeal of Overvaal Resorts Limited Bill. The BRRR was adopted with amendments.
The amendment was a recommendation to the Minister for Public Enterprises to engage the National Treasury on behalf of the entities under the department ...