Ms Phumzile Bhengu-Kombe

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Phumzile Bhengu-Kombe

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Department of Women 2016/17 Annual Report: Committee Staff briefing
    10 Oct 2017

    Committee Members met for the first hour, after which the Department of Women was meant to attend for a discussion on their Annual Report. Because the Department was running late, the meeting was adjourned early, leaving time only for a presentation on the analysis and assessment of the Report by ...

  • Economic Development Minister of Economic Development on Presidential Infrastructure Coordination Commission
    10 Oct 2017

    The Minister of Economic Development reported on the work by the Presidential Infrastructure Coordination Commission (PICC). He pointed out that PICC is the executive’s tool for monitoring the implementation and impact of infrastructural development on the economy. It is a planning and coordinating body. It is neither a funding structure; ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Department of Women in the Presidency + CGE 2016/17 Annual Reports, with AGSA, Researcher and Content Adviser input
    4 Oct 2017

    The Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) briefed the Committee on the budget review and recommendations process, which focused on ensuring that strategically, accountability was achieved and service was delivered accordingly. It highlighted that based on the financial statements of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE), the AG had issued ...

  • Standing Committee on Auditor General Review of the Public Audit Act: Parliamentary Legal Adviser & Content Adviser briefings
    8 Sep 2017

    The Standing Committee on the Auditor-General met with the Parliamentary legal advisers and delegates from the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) to review the Public Audit Amendment Bill. The legal advisers presented the proposed amendments, and also expressed their opinions on the proposed provisions in the bill. The presentation ...

  • Agriculture Committee Report on Mpumalanga oversight visit
    6 Sep 2017

    Documents handed out: Committee Report on Mpumalanga oversight visit [All Committee reports available under Tabled Committee Reports once published]

    The Joint Oversight Report was adopted with amendments that included comments made by the members of the Portfolio Committee of Women in the Presidency, the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Commission for Gender Equality Quarter 1 performance
    5 Sep 2017

    Still basking in the glory of Women’s Month and being showered with compliments, it was a good encounter for the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) briefing the Portfolio Committee on Women in the Presidency. Not having the clout it should, as a Constitutionally Established Body, was a major concern. The ...

  • Standing Committee on Auditor General Review of Public Audit Act: further discussion with Auditor-General
    25 Aug 2017

    The Committee was briefed by the Auditor-General on the review of the Public Audit Act and proposed amendments for a Public Audit Amendment Bill (PAAB). The Committee had asked the Auditor-General to clarify certain aspects based on his original March 2017 briefing. These were defining undesirable audit outcomes; criteria for ...

  • Multi-Party Women’s Caucus International Women’s Conference: parliamentary staff briefing
    24 Aug 2017

    The South African Parliament is to host a 2-day International Women’s Conference.

    The theme of the conference is: “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030”. The aim of the conference, amongst other things, is to create a platform for the discussion of progress made on the ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Department of Women in the Presidency on Quarter 1 performance
    22 Aug 2017

    Despondency about whether the situation with unachieved targets would ever change was expressed when the Department of Women in the Presidency (DOW) presented the report on its first quarterly performance. The Department had spent 22.3% of their budget -- R45.9 million of the appropriated R206.1 million - but out of ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Victims Charter Report 2016, Painting over Old Cracks 2015, Ship without a Captain 2015 reports: Departmental responses
    28 Jun 2017

    “Painting over Old Cracks” was the first report presented by the Commission on Gender Equality (CGE).They explained that since the National Council on Gender Based Violence (NCGBV) had stopped functioning in 2014, the Department of Social Development (DSD) had been the department coordinating matters related to GBV. However, the status ...