Department of Public Enterprises on its 2014/15 Annual Report & 1st Quarter 2015/16 performance; Auditor-General input
14 Oct 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said that it was appreciated that the Minister was taking an interest in the grievances of contracted workers especially engaging them on their conditions of employment and the disparities in matters of remuneration. As Members of Parliament they had been asking for the shareholder compacts at ...
State-owned companies corporate governance challenges: progress report; Department of Public Enterprises 1st Quarter 2015/16 performance
9 Sep 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said Eskom could not be praised for doing what it was supposed to be doing. The presentation was lacking in information on labour issues, especially around the Durban port. The DPE had been very explicit in indicating that Alexkor was doing very well in job creation ...
Industrial Policy & Development: contribution of state-owned companies
19 Aug 2015
Mr Morapela (EFF) asked how working relations were between the dti management and the SOCs. How did it affect business? He said the country needed to do more to protect local industries from unfair competition. How were the SOC public procurement policies making contributions to the work of the dti?
Progress made in addressing operational and financial performance of the company: South African Express Airways briefing
5 Aug 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said with the renewal of the ageing fleet there would be a procurement process which would be followed for tender bids; what measures have been taken to ensure that proper procures were followed? The many state owned entities who were committing serious blunders in this regard ...
Environmental Affairs Committee Oversight Reports on Gauteng and Mpumalanga Air Pollution & Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden
4 Aug 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) suggested it would be prudent if the Committee looked into the Extended Public Works Programmes (EPWP) of the Department that affected many people.
South African Express Airways 2013/14 Annual Report & 2014/5 performance targets; Committee Report on DPE Budget
13 May 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said the explanation around the delay of the annual report for 2013/14 was not convincing; what guarantee was there that this would not repeat itself in the coming financial years? When the Committee did an oversight visit last year, one concern was that of labour ...
Eskom feedback on the challenges facing it
22 Apr 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said Eskom was facing the same problem it is has been facing since 2011. He argued that management at Eskom was “scandalizing” black management, feeding into the perception that everything they touched broke down.
Department of Public Enterprises Strategic and Annual Performance Plan 2015/16, in presence of Minister
25 Mar 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said the "war room" discussion was intended to ensure that Eskom was given proper direction by government, and enquired what progress had been made in dealing with some of the challenges at Eskom so far. He agreed that there were worrying matters raised, especially to do ...
Department of Environmental Affairs and Entities, Strategic Plans 2015/16 - 2019/2020, Annual Performance Plans 2015/16 and Budget Vote 30 continuation
24 Mar 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) asked if outreach programmes were held to engage rural areas to pursue this career path.
Build Programme impact on local businesses, skills development, job creation and beneficiation: briefing by Department of Public Enterprises
18 Mar 2015
Mr K Morapela (EFF) said he had questions about job creation and understood that Transnet’s presentation was more forward looking, but he was interested in understanding the proportion of the R50 billion contract to build locomotives that had been awarded to local businesses. Time and again he had raised ...