PSC on WCED response to emergency repairs at schools report; allegations of maladministration and misappropriation of funds at Rhodes High School
15 Jun 2021
The Chairperson asked if Mr Lewis and Ms Conrad were the only officials present. She confirmed that she had received an apology from Ms Debbie Schafer, Western Cape MEC: Education, Mr Brent Walters, Superintendent-General (S-G), WCED, Mr F Christians (ACDP), and Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF).
Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill: Negotiating Mandate
5 May 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) asked for clarity on the permanent appointment of managers who report to the municipal manager and who should be employed on a contract basis. This decision lies with the council and this, in the end, could have an unfair result.
Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill: Department of Cooperative Governance briefing
31 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) commented that the amendments sought to combat irregular and fruitless expenditure incurred by municipalities by incompetent municipal managers that had been appointed. It also tried to do away with cadre deployment. She hoped it would be applied in a good way to avoid certain senior positions ...
Western Cape Appropriation Bill: Vote 12: Economic Development and Tourism
19 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) said that she was encouraged by the emphasis on skills development and skills transfer by the Department.
Western Cape Appropriation Bill: Vote 7: Social Development
18 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) referred to page 309 under Programme One, under the heading: “Changes, policies, structures, services, establishments, geographic distribution of services”. The Department mentioned the expansion of local offices and its maintenance, which will be subject to the availability of suitable sites and mentioned funding of it. She ...
Western Cape Appropriation Bill: 14: Local Government
17 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) expressed that she was on the same page as Mr Van Der Westhuizen. She said that she had three questions that she wanted to ask but was not sure if she would be allowed the opportunity to ask those questions since the Chairperson had ruled that ...
Western Cape Appropriation Bill: Vote 8: Human Settlements
17 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) said she did not have voting rights as an alternate Member so she asked the Chairperson if she could give her input.
WC Department of Local Government on Quarterly Reports & status of all Section 106 investigations at municipalities
9 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) asked about Service Delivery Integration. The initial target was one million, but this was reduced to 500 000 due to lockdown regulations. In the third quarter, the target was further reduced to 250 000, however, only 117 713 was achieved. She asked what the Department did ...
SASSA temporary disability grant backlog in Western Cape: follow-up
2 Mar 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) asked why the Western Cape had the highest number of TDG suspensions.
Annual Report of the Department of Social Development: Finalisation of Committee Reports
4 Feb 2021
Ms N Makamba-Botya (EFF) suggested that from her observations and what she had seen on the ground, the Committee should embark on a journey to monitor registered soup kitchens. She had found out that registered soup kitchens were donating food to unregistered soup kitchens. She wondered if the registered soup ...