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(Subcommittee) MDDA Board recommendations
14 Jul 2020
In a virtual meeting, the Interview Sub-Committee was updated on the verification and security checks for the MDDA Board candidates. The Committee Content Advisor reminded Members that the National Assembly recommendation ...
Minister letter on ICASA Council; MDDA Board & Adjustments Budget Committee Reports
14 Jul 2020
Sub-Committee meeting on MDDA interview outcomes followed by Full Committee meeting
Legal opinion and letters from Minister have been requested
In a virtual meeting, the Committee unanimously adopted its Committee Report recommending these candidates to fill the four vacancies on the MDDA Board: Mr Hlengani Mathebula, Ms Brenda ...
The President was trusted by the population to lead the nation during the COVID19 pandemic. This was one of five key findings of research highlighted by the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) when briefing the ...
ICASA on licensing and various regulations before it; with Minister and Deputy Minister
23 Jun 2020
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) delegation took the Committee through its presentation on the International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) Spectrum, the regulation of Television White Spaces, the licensing of the Wholesale Open Access Network (WOAN) and some of ICASA’s responses to the ...
Seminar on Spectrum Management: Implications for effective Parliament oversight on policy and regulations
19 Jun 2020
The Portfolio Committee on Communications convened for a seminar on spectrum management and the implications for effective parliamentary oversight on policy and regulations. The seminar was presented by ...
(Subcommittee) MDDA Board Interviews Day 4
29 May 2020
The Portfolio Committee's Interview Sub-Committee met to interview five of the shortlisted candidates for the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board vacancies. However, one of the candidate's experienced technical issues and the interview was rescheduled to the next day. Those interviewed were: Mr Dumile Mateza; Ms Tengimfene Nikelwa; Mr ...
(Subcommittee) MDDA Board Interviews Day 3
28 May 2020
The Portfolio Committee's Interview Sub-Committee met to interview four of the shortlisted candidates for the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board vacancies. However, one of the candidate's experienced technical issues and the interview was ...
ICASA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
16 May 2020
Youtube Video: ICASA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
The Portfolio Committee on Communications met with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the presentation of its Annual Performance Plans and budget in a virtual meeting.
The entity said ...
GCIS Communication Strategy on COVID-19; with Ministry in the Presidency
8 May 2020
The Portfolio Committee on Communications was briefed by the Minister of Communications and senior management of the Departments of Communications and Telecommunication and Postal Services regarding the process of merging them into one, as well as the reconfiguration of their entities. The name of the new department would be the ...