Ms Mandisa Octovia Matshoba

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Mandisa Octovia Matshoba

About Mandisa Octovia Matshoba

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Communications and Digital Technologies Department of Communications Amended Annual Performance Plan (postponed), with Minister
    28 Aug 2018

    The National Department of Communications was scheduled to brief the Committee on its amended Annual Performance Plan. However, the Committee decided to postpone the meeting because the majority of members were absent.

    The Chairperson lamented the situation; noting that officials had flown in from Pretoria and were accommodated in hotels. ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies SABC sports rights, non-payment of independent producers, union concerns
    21 Aug 2018

    On request by the Minister, the SABC turnaround strategy was deferred to a later date.

    The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said it remains committed to fulfilling its mandate on the broadcasting of sport of national importance although this requires significant finances. There are 22 sporting events of national importance ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies SABC & MDDA Board appointments: preparations; Committee Programme
    14 Aug 2018

    The Portfolio Committee on Communications received a briefing from the Parliamentary Committee support staff on the filling of board vacancies at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA). The 2018 third term Committee Programme for the period 14 August to 14 September 2018 ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies SABC Board response to submission made by unions; with Deputy Minister
    5 Jun 2018

    Following much communication between SABC unions and the Committee, the Portfolio Committee met with the unions on 4 May 2018 in Johannesburg. The unions' main concerns were the two sets of dismissals at the SABC. There was the dismissal of ± 200 employees allegedly involved in medical aid fraud and ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies Union submissions during Gauteng oversight visit; ICASA Chairperson; MDDA Board vacancies
    29 May 2018

    The Committee had been granted permission to hold the meeting, despite the sitting in the House, to conclude some urgent matters. The Committee should have met the SABC Board that day, but the Board had requested time to prepare for the meeting.

    Following a meeting between the unions and the ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies Communications budget: Committee Report
    9 May 2018

    The Committee considered its draft Report on Budget Vote 3: Communications. The Committee focused largely on the recommendations in the report, which proposed the following:

    For the Department the Minister should:

    • Provide an updated comprehensive plan for Digital Terrestrial Television rollout towards the international switch-off deadline and present a progress ...
  • Communications and Digital Technologies MDDA investigation: discussion; Department Quarter 3 performance: consideration; with Minister
    24 Apr 2018

    The Chairperson briefed the Committee on the processes concerning the removal of Mr Rubben Mohlaloga as Chairperson and Councillor of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). The Office of the Speaker of Parliament received a letter from Mr Mohlaloga’s lawyers outlining Mr Mohlaloga has not been sentenced and ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies SABC & MDDA 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan; with Deputy Minister
    19 Apr 2018

    The Committee considered the 2018/19 annual performance plans of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA), and both entities responded to the Committee’s concerns and questions raised in previous interactions.

    The SABC reported that it had experienced severe governance and management challenges over ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies ICASA & Film and Publication Board & Brand SA Annual Performance Plan, with Deputy Minister
    18 Apr 2018

    ICASA had implemented controls to ensure thorough review of the indicators set out in Annual Performance Plan (APP) to ensure compliance with the Framework for Programme Performance Information. Regular training has been scheduled for all management and supply chain management staff on SCM requirements, laws and regulations and Treasury instruction ...

  • Communications and Digital Technologies Department of Communications & GCIS 2018/19 Annual Performance Plans plus analysis
    17 Apr 2018

    The Committee received an analysis of the Department’s Annual Performance Plan from the Committee Content Advisor. Matters to consider were:
    - Funding of the department has been the major challenge (since 2014). The Office of the Chairperson was engaging the Parliament Budget Office on strategies to resolve the challenge
    - ...