Repair and Maintenance Programme at 1 Military Hospital; Follow-up on allegations against Minister
3 Jun 2021
Mr T Mafanya (EFF) said that the Minister truly reflected everything that was observed during the oversight.
Military Ombud on investigation of alleged misconduct by soldiers; Progress to improve conditions of service of soldiers; Follow-up on allegations against Minister
27 May 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) remarked that Members could still conduct their oversight business during the hardest lockdown level 5. He found it unconvincing that the Office could not conduct its investigations. He believed that the delay was an excuse and was unjustified, as Members of Parliament and government had special ...
AGSA on DoD status of records review; DoD on Operation Thusano
26 May 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) asked for clarity on the internal board report, because it was not in line with the AGSA office. He said that the Committee still had to wait for the report from the internal audit, but was concerned at the lack of compliance from the Department.
DMV & Armscor 2021/22 APP; Annual Performance Plan and Budget for 2021/22; Feedback on BRRRs
11 May 2021
Mr T Mafanya (EFF) wanted to know if the revised approach was an outcome of the presidential task team, or the incompetency of the Department. What had been the input of the presidential task team in the presentation? He asked about the issue of offices around the country, because there ...
Measures to detect and prevent financial irregularities: DoD & DMV Audit Committees and Internal Audits
17 Mar 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) was concerned about the incidence of corruption and fraud. He said there were a lot of issues taking place, and irregular expenditure had been referred to in the Auditor-General’s (AG’s) report. He said that the number of cases handled by the DOD does not aligned with ...
Follow-up meeting with NDIC, AMD, NCAAC, Armscor & DENEL on progress and challenges
11 Mar 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) said that Members needed to apply their minda to deliberate before engaging with Armscor. Convention dictated that presentation materials should be sent to the Committee at least one week prior to the actual presentation.
DMV on: 2020/21 Quarter 2 & 3 performance & finalisation of National Military Veterans database; Follow-up with DMV Appeal Board on its functioning
10 Mar 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) asked about the number of DMV offices around the country, because most military veterans were going to Pretoria. Commenting on the spending by the Department, he said there was lack of urgency and this was not a good sign, because veterans were ending up dying without ...
DoD 2020/21 Quarter 2 & 3 performance & update on irregular expenditure and consequence management; Maintenance capability at the Armscor Dockyard
3 Mar 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) commented on the issues that had been highlighted by the DOD, and said that they were a repetition. He urged the Committee to probe some of the Department’s assertions, because they could not forever keep on blaming the systems, since they knew some of the problems, ...
National Conventional Arms Control Committee Quarter 3 performance; SANDF Deployment
18 Feb 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) asked whether the Joint Tactical Headquarters included the SAPS, Home Affairs and Defence Force. If so, regarding the concerns over places such as Ficksburg, where people had died due to congestion which had been addressed at some point, he sought their own assessment as to who ...
Procurement of Heberon by DoD: SAHPRA & DoD briefing
17 Feb 2021
Mr W Mafanya (EFF) wanted to know why SAHPRA did not act immediately, and what the consequences that followed were, because there had been a transgression to import the drugs into the country. He asked if SANDF had complied with the orders of SAHPRA. He said that South Africa was ...