Chemicals and Waste Phakisa; Environmental Affairs BRRR; SAWS & Game Donation Committee Reports
17 Oct 2017
The Chairperson noted the apology of Minister Edna Molewa due to other commitments. Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson took ill and was admitted to Pietermaritzburg Hospital. The Chairperson, on behalf of the Committee, wished her a speedy recovery. Ms Nosipho Ngcaba, Department of Environmental Affairs (DG) Director-General, was attending another event. ...
SAWS Board responsibility for CEO termination; SAWS & SANBI 2016/17 Annual Report
4 Oct 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) congratulated SANBI for their unqualified report and asked for a brief elaboration on their role as implementing agent on the Green Climate Fund budget. Where were they concerning that development? He said that the day before the Auditor General (AG) reported a slight transgression that was ...
Department of Environmental Affairs, SANParks, SAWS, SANBI, iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority Annual Report, with Auditor-General & FFC input
3 Oct 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) viewed the regression in clean audits with concern, asking whether it pointed to negligence or indifference. What was to be done in relation to the structural weaknesses identified? Did the findings raise questions of accountability and, if so, what was the way forward? He asked AGSA ...
SASSA and Department human resources: status report; Department Quarter 4 performance
13 Sep 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) asked if the construction of the eight community care centres had been achieved or not. With regard to the provincial multi-disciplinary committee, were there issues that had needed the attention of the Committee in relation to monitoring? Was the target on anti-substance abuse achieved or not, ...
Minister on granting permission to mine in Mabola Protected Environment; SANParks, SAWS, Isimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, SANBI Quarter 1 & 4 performance
12 Sep 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) expressed appreciation to the Minister for coming to explain the issue in person. However, it had been an unacceptable and negative development which had undermined the integrity of Members. Members were not ignorant, but if they expressed views that were incorrect, they should be corrected during ...
Marine Spatial Planning Bill: Isimangaliso response; Rhino Lab; Wildlife Economy transformation; SARGBH wildlife donation
29 Aug 2017
Mr P Mabilo (ANC) said that the Committee had not been provided with a copy of the old and new policy regulations, and he therefore asked for the Committee to be provided with an addendum.
Oceans Economy Colloquium
20 Jun 2017
Mr P Mabilo (ANC), on continental shift, asked if PASA has a long-term strategy to be self-sufficient or for investment because they need to look at future risks in case the partnership between SA and France collapses.
Retirement and Social Security Reforms: Department of Social Development progress report
14 Jun 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) agreed with the proposal for a workshop. He asked why the Nordic countries are not presented in the document.
SASSA progress report on Court order & South African Post Office ability to pay grants
31 May 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) welcomed the presentation but it lacks a specific and realistic timeline which will enable oversight by both the Committee and SASSA.
Department on Integrated Management systems of Rhino and outcome of Constitutional Court Judgment on moratorium on trade in rhino horn
23 May 2017
Mr S Mabilo (ANC) wanted to know the latest state of affairs regarding the general protection of lions in parks and provincial reserves. The progress on programmes regarding the economic benefits for communities was known, but what was the impact of the interventions in addressing historical issues of ownership, job ...