Questions and Replies

18 April 2019 - NW470

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Bagraim, Mr M to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

What is the (a)(i) total amount and (ii) detailed breakdown of salaries paid to each board member of the SA Broadcasting Corporation since their appointment in October 2017 and (b)(i) total number of meetings attended by each board member and (ii) detailed breakdown of the costs of attending each meeting in terms of (aa) travel, (bb) catering and (cc) venue hire?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Department as follows:

See attached Annexure A for (b) (i) and (ii)

(aa), (bb) and (cc) is not applicable.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW592

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Matsepe, Mr CD to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

What (a) is the total amount that the SA Broadcasting Corporation has spent on (i) advertising and/or (ii) communication services since 1 October 2017 and (b) was the (i) purpose, (ii) cost and (iii) name of the publication or platform used in each case?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Department as follows:

a. (i) R12, 034 825.32 was spent on advertising.

(ii) The services of advertising agencies (Creative agencies) were terminated on the 31st August 2016, in the period there was only one agency, The Media Shop – a media buying agency whose contracted was terminated on the 31st August 2018. The SABC Marketing, currently doesn’t have any media/advertising agencies, Request for Quotation (RFQ) process was put on hold due to budgets constraints.

b. (i) The primary marketing objectives for SABC Brands are to deliver on audiences and revenue. The marketing campaign’s objectives is to increase brand awareness and drive appointment viewing to SABC platforms.

SABC Brands that ran campaigns during this period:

SABC1, SABC 2, SABC SPORT – World Cup, SABC Trade Marketing, SABC TV License, SAFM, SABC NEWS, SABC Education, LESEDI FM, RSG, UKHOZI FM, UMHLOBO WENENE FM, IKWEKWEZI FM, METRO FM, MOTSWEDING FM and LOTUS FM.

(ii) R8, 300 000.00

(iii) See attached a detailed campaigns, publications and different SABC Brands.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW428

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Figg, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Public Works

What (a) number of residential properties under his department’s custodianship are leased out to private persons in each region, (b) is the name of each specified person and (c) amount in monthly rental does each person pay? NW491E

Reply:

a) The Department of Public Works currently has 346 residential properties that are leased out to private persons across all the 11 Regional Offices.

b) and (c) Please see attached Annexure A.

18 April 2019 - NW759

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Matiase, Mr NS to ask the MINISTER OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM

(a) What number of hectares of land has been sold by her department to developers in the past 25 years, (b) who was the developer in each case, (c) what was the size of the land that was sold, (d) where is the land located and (e) at what cost was each piece of land sold?

Reply:

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform does not keep its data on disposals in the manner that would enable it to immediately identify the nature of the person to whom the land was transferred, as required by the question. Information on all land parcels that were disposed by the Department in the past 25 years is available. However, the Department is unable to immediately distinguish whether the new owner is/was a developer. Every possible attempt has been made to achieve this. However, it is just not possible within the available time limits for this response to be submitted.

18 April 2019 - NW381

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Telecommunications, Postal Services and Communications

(1)       (a)(i) What types and level of information and communications technology (ICT) are being used in the informal sector in the Northern Cape and (ii) what is their impact in this regard, (b) what method is used to measure the impact and (c)(i) which subsectors are using ICT in the informal sector in the Northern Cape and (ii) what is their impact; (2) what (a) are the problems or challenges that block the awareness and use of ICT in the informal sector in the Northern Cape and each other province, (b) is the role of the Government in creating the necessary infrastructure for the use of ICT in the informal sector in the Northern Cape and each other province, (c) has been done so far, (d) strategies, suggestions and recommendations can be made towards the use of ICT in the informal sector in the Northern Cape and each other province and (e) model can be used to map ICT access, use and impact in the informal sector in the Northern Cape and each other province?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Departments as follows:

The Departments have not conducted any ICT-related research in the informal sector of the Northern Cape.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW554

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McGluwa, Mr JJ to ask the Minister of Public Works

(1) What specific maintenance has been conducted by his department at the PC Pelser Building in Klerksdorp, in the Matlosana Local Municipality, North West, (a) in each of the financial years since the 2013-14 financial year and (b) since 1 April 2018; (2) (a) which (i) departments and/or (ii) public entities occupy the specified building, (b) for each tenant (i) what is the square metre area leased, (ii) what are the annual rental fees paid and (iii) what is the total annual expenditure incurred for utilities by tenants; (3) whether his department owes the Matlosana Local Municipality any outstanding payments for (a) utilities and (b) rates and taxes; if so, in each case, what is the total outstanding amounts owed?

Reply:

(a)and (b) This part of the response is being dealt with in National Assembly Parliamentary Question No. 555, which appears in the Internal Question Paper No. 7 of 08 March 2019.

The response is as per table below:

(1) (a) and (b)

a) (i) NAME OF THE COMPANY

a) (i) PROJECT DESCRIPTION

(a) (i) DATE OF APPOINTMENT

(b) (i) CONTRACT VALUE

(b) (ii)

DURATION OF THE CONTRACT

(b) (iii)

TENDER AMOUNT PAID TO-DATE

SEBUSHI SOMO CONSTRUCTION AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD.

KLERKSDORP, PC PELSER BUILDING; REPAIR ELECTRICAL RETICULATION & MECHANICAL INSTALLATIONS

13TH June 2014

R39 474 287.52 (VAT inclusive)

25 months

R47 459 466.85

This value is inclusive of CPAP, Variation orders and re-measurements  

HI-TECH LIFTS CC.

MBT-VARIOUS GOVT BUILDINGS: REPAIR  MODERNAZATION, MAINTENANCE OF PASSENGER AND GOODS LIFTS

03RD May 2010

R5 373 655.62(VAT inclusive)

36 months

R2 885 259.00 This value is inclusive of Variation order

NGAATENDWE TRADING

MBT-VARIOUS GOVT BUILDINGS: REPAIR  MODERNAZATION, MAINTENANCE OF PASSENGER AND GOODS LIFTS

14TH September 2016

R5 324 940.00(VAT inclusive)

12 months

R5 324 939.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAINTENANCE:

(a) MAINTENANCE TO BE CARRIED OUT AT KLERKSDORP MAGISTRATE COURT

(i) CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR

(ii) MTEF

(b) TOTAL AMOUNT ALLOCATED

Follow- on Contract Various Government Buildings in Mmabatho Regional Office:

Repair, maintenance and modernization of passenger and goods lifts

R1 425 000

R3 584 932.12

Total amount allocated is only for this financial year, is allocation for appointment of Consultants who will be appointed for planning and Contractor

Repairs and Refurbishment of Plumbing and Drainage System

R1 282 500

R714 337 .33

Amount Allocated is for current Financial Year. The following financial year is just an estimation. The actual allocation needed will be received after appointment of Consultants who will be doing Feasibility Study.

(2)

(a) (i) The PC Pelser Building in Klerksdorp is currently occupied by the

following clients:

  • Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
  • Office of the Public Protector
  • Department of Labour
  • Statistics South Africa
  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • South African Police Services
  • Department of Environmental Affairs and
  • A Family Advocate

(ii) There are currently no public entities occupying the PC Pelser Building.

(b) (i) The square metre area leased for each client is as follows:

No.

Client/Department

Leased Area (m2)

1.

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

12 054

2.

Office of the Public Protector

287

3.

Department of Labour

1 485

4.

Statistics South Africa

736

5.

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

287

6.

South African Police Services

736

7.

Department of Environmental Affairs

285

8.

Family Advocate

738

(ii) The Department of Public Works does not charge clients rental per building. The Department of Public Works charges client user charges, in line with a reprieve from National Treasury, for the total space occupied nationwide. Therefore, we are not able to provide the amount of user charges paid per annum for the PC Pelser Building.

(iii) The total expenditure incurred annually for utilities is R 680 098.26.

(3)

(a) and (b) The Department of Public Works does not owe the Matlosana Local Municipality.

18 April 2019 - NW423

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van der Westhuizen, Mr AP to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

(1)With reference to her media statement issued on 15 February 2019 in which she stated that the Student Housing Infrastructure Programme is working on a range of partnerships to provide an additional 100 000 beds for accommodation of students of public technical and vocational education and training colleges over the next 10 years, what (a) progress has already been achieved in this regard and (b) number of additional beds will be made available at each of our public technical and vocational education and training colleges; (2) will this eventually lead to a bigger intake of students at our public technical and vocational education and training colleges; if so, (a) what growth in numbers is to be expected, (b) when is it envisaged that this growth will happen, (c) what amount should be budgeted for the growth in infrastructure for teaching and learning and (d) how will this be funded?

Reply:

1. (a) The Department is implementing the Student Housing Infrastructure Programme, which aims to provide 100 000 new beds for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college sector over ten years. Three pilot projects are currently underway, and the following progress has been reported:

  • The Department has allocated funds from the TVET College Infrastructure Grant to provide bulk services on the Teko Campus of the King Hintsa TVET College. The intention is that the college will construct student residences with 800 beds once the bulk services have been completed as part of a Public Private Partnership;
  • A student housing project with 1 200 beds is planned at the Lephalale TVET College in Limpopo. The feasibility study for the project is being funded by the Infrastructure Investment Programme of South Africa, a joint initiative to fund infrastructure projects by the South African government and European Union; and
  • The Northlink TVET College plans to develop 1 500 new beds on its Tygerberg Campus following the completion of its campus master plan, which is currently in progress.

(b) These three pilot projects aim to construct 3 500 new beds as part of the initial phase. Subsequent phases over the remaining ten year period will work towards achieving the target of constructing 100 000 new beds on various TVET college campuses.

2. The investments made in student accommodation are not expected to expand enrolments within the short to medium term.

.

18 April 2019 - NW471

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Bagraim, Mr M to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

(1)Whether the board of the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has implemented the recommendation of Parliament’s Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board of Inquiry that the SABC Interim Board, or, if necessary, the new board should urgently engage the Auditor-General to address all its findings relating to irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure; if not, by what date does the board intend to implement the recommendation; if so, what was the outcome of the engagement with the Auditor-General; (2) whether the board initiated any disciplinary steps as required by section 51(1)(e)(iii) of the Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 of 1999, against any officials who made and permitted irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure; if so, what form of disciplinary action has been taken against each official?NW535E

Reply:

I have been advised by the Department as follows:

1. Yes, the Board has implemented the recommendations of Parliament’s Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board Inquiry.

Of the twenty four (24) recommendations that ought to have been implemented, twelve have been successfully implemented by both the Interim and successive Boards. Twelve (12) of the recommendations are in progress due to:

  • SIU investigations that are still ongoing;
  • Pending civil litigation to declare irregularly awarded contracts unlawful and invalid;
  • Recovery of monies due to the SABC; and
  • Consultation between SABC management and organized labour on the review of policies and performance management.

The SABC is in constant contact with the Auditor General’s office to address all its findings relating to irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure.

2. The SIU and the SABC’s Internal Audit conducted forensic investigations into irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure incurred during the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2017.

As a result of these investigations, court proceedings on the following companies are underway:

Infornomix;

Mott McDonald;

Asante Sante;

Foxton Communications (Pty) Ltd; and

Lesaf Consulting.

The Board instituted legal action to recover monies from Messrs Motsoeneng and Aguma which they appear to have received irregularly, and recommended the consideration of the institution of criminal charges against these employees who allegedly participated in criminal activities. Both pension pay-outs of Messrs Motsoeneng and Aguma have been withheld pending the finalization of legal processes. Further, a number of legal proceedings have been instituted against companies whose contracts were irregularly awarded. These include:

Lorna Vision;

Sekela Xabiso;

Vision View;

Infornomix; and

Mott McDonald.

Legal proceedings have also been instituted against the following former employees who made and/or permitted irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure:

Mr Motsoeneng: The SABC withheld his pension pay-out while legal process is underway. Summons has been issued for R21 million against Mr Motsoeneng for damages and losses with regards to the success fee.

Ms B Tugwana: The SABC withheld her pension pay-out for her involvement in the Vision View irregular award of the contract. The matter is being prepared for court and draft papers are with Senior Counsel. 

Ms A Raphela: The SIU and SABC instituted proceedings against her to recover the losses suffered by SABC in the approximate sum of R21 million (relating to the R5 million SARS penalty and other irregular contracts) and obtained a court order to freeze her pension.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW694

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) price and (d) date on which each vehicle was purchased for use by (i) her and/or the former minister and (ii) the former deputy ministers (aa) in the (aaa) 2016-17 and (bbb) 2017-18 financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2018?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Departments as follows

Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services:-

(i) (aaa) No vehicles were purchased for the former Minister in the 2016-17 financial year.

(bbb) No vehicles were purchased for the former Minister in the 2017-18 financial year.

(bb) A land Cruiser 200 4.5 V8, VX 6A/T, Model 26U was purchased for the former Minister for R1 298 945.70 in the 2018/19 financial year.

(ii) (aaa) No vehicles were purchased for the former Deputy Minister in the 2016-17 financial year.

(bbb) An Audi Q7 3.0 TDI, Quattro model, was purchased for the former Deputy Minister in the 2017/18 financial year for the amount of R 910 928.40. The vehicle was purchased for use in Cape Town.

(bb) An Audi Q7 3.0 TDI, Quattro model, was purchased for the Minister for the amount of

R 1 025 640.13 in the 2018/19 financial year. The vehicle was purchased for use in Pretoria.

Department of Communications:-

The department bought two vehicles for the former Deputy Minister Ms T Mahambehlala during 2017/2018 financial year.

Vehicle 1: Cape Town

(a) Jaguar XF 2.0d R Sport

(b) 2017 Model

(c) R 748 941.00

(d) 02 August 2017

(i) None

(ii) Former Deputy Minister – Ms T Mahambehlala

(aa) None

(bbb) 2017-18 Financial Year

(bb) None

Vehicle 2: Pretoria

(a) Mercedes Benz GLC 250 (X253)

(b) 2017 Model

(c) R 755 888.01

(d) 28 July 2017

(i) None

(ii) Former Deputy Minister – Ms T Mahambehlala

(aa) None

(bbb) 2017-18 Financial Year

(bb) None

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW661

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Lekota, Mr M to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

What (a) is the extent of fraud and corruption that has been uncovered and (b) is being done about the uncovered corruption with regard to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme?

Reply:

a) The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed forensic investigators and investigations are currently underway.

b) Appropriate action will be taken once the investigations have been completed.

18 April 2019 - NW143

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Small Business Development

With reference to the reply of the Minister of Public Service and Administration to question 3797 on 21 December 2018, what was the total expenditure incurred by her department relating to the travel privileges contained in the 2007 Ministerial Handbook of former (a)(i) Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (b)(i) Deputy Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (c) Ministers’ widows or widowers and (d) Deputy Ministers’ widows or widowers (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018?

Reply:

In line with the 2007 Ministerial Handbook, all travel privileges for former Members of Parliament are administered and paid for by Parliament. I am therefore not aware of any provision in the 2007 Ministerial Handbook which caters for Departments to incur travel expenditure for former Ministers and their spouses, Deputy Ministers and their spouses, Ministers’ widows or widowers and Deputy Ministers’ widows or widowers.

18 April 2019 - NW659

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

(1)        Whether SA Airways has provided any guarantee in the (a) 2016-17, (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19 financial years; if so, (i) to whom were these guarantees given, (ii) for which (aa) amount and (bb) term in each case and (iii) what was the activity in each case in each specified financial year; (2) what was the justification for the sponsorship in each case in each specified financial year; (3) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

The Parliamentary question has been forward to South African Airways and the Department and the Ministry of Public Enterprises awaits their response. Further information will be conveyed to Parliament as soon as the response is received.

18 April 2019 - NW699

Motshidi, Ms T to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) price and (d) date on which each vehicle was purchased for use by (i) her and/or the former minister and (ii) her deputy and/or former deputy minister (aa) in the (aaa) 2016-17 and (bbb) 2017-18 financial years and (bb) since 01 April 2018?

Reply:

(a, b, c and d) (i) (aa) (aaa) None.

(bbb) None.

(bb) None.

(ii) (aa) (aaa) None.

(bbb) None.

(bb) None.

The Department of Environmental Affairs did not procure any vehicles for the use by the former Minister and her Deputy Minister in the financial years: 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and since 01 April 2018.

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18 April 2019 - NW322

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Mulaudzi, Adv TE to ask the Minister of Small Business Development

What number of loan applications were (a) approved and (b) rejected by the Small Enterprise Finance Agency in each of the past five financial years”

Reply:

a) Approved loan applications:

Approvals – Loan Applications

FY2014

FY2015

FY2016

FY2017

FY2018

Grand Total

340

420

389

196

249

b) Rejected loan applications:

Rejected – Loan Applications

FY2014

FY2015

FY2016

FY2017

FY2018

Grand Total

79

91

139

221

184

18 April 2019 - NW408

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Alberts, Mr ADW to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

(1)Whether the Government will give any guarantees so that the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) can implement its turnaround plan; if not, why not; if so, (a) on what date will it take place and (b) what is the monetary value of the guarantees; (2) how does the Government intend to ensure that the SABC remains functional without dismissing staff; (3) how will the Government protect the SABC board members against the consequences and personal liability in terms of the Companies Act, Act 71 of 2008, due to the SABC's threatening insolvency?NW471E]

Reply:

I have been advised by the Department as follows:

1) The Department is currently engaged in ongoing discussions with the National Treasury for a Government Guarantee and / or financial bail-out in order for the SABC to implement a Turnaround Strategy that will be finalized before 30 September 2019. While the Government recognizes that the SABC requires urgent financial assistance, a final

decision on the type of assistance (Government Guarantee or bailout or a combination of both) as well as the exact amount has however not been reached at this stage.

2) Dismissal of staff members is the responsibility of the SABC management team wherein staff members found to have transgressed any of the SABC policies as applicable as and when required, due process will be followed by the SABC management.

3) The department of Communications and National Treasury’s GTAC are assisting the SABC in its application for both a Government Guarantee and financial bailout. These applications are meant to assist the SABC in its looming insolvency.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW473

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Matsepe, Mr CD to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

Whether any SA Broadcasting Corporation (a) staff and (b) executives received a salary increase since 1 October 2017; if not; why not; if so, what is the (i) name of each (aa) staff and (bb) executive member who received a salary increase, (ii) amount that each specified staff or executive member received, (iii) designation of each specified staff and executive member and (iv) reason for each salary increase?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Department as follows:

(a) and (b) (i) (aa) and (bb) All Staff members appointed prior to 1 April 2018 received an annual increase with effect from 1 April 2018. 

(ii) Bargaining Unit (Scale 300 – 407) received a 5% increase and Management (Scale 110 – 130/200) a 4% increase.  The Executive Directors did not receive any increases.

(iii) These were annual increases as negotiated with organised labour and approved by Board.

(iv) Annual increases

 

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW652

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Nolutshungu, Ms N to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

What (a) number of (i) undergraduate and (ii) post-graduate students are enrolled at each (aa) university and (bb) technical and vocational education and training college in the Republic and (b) is the name of each institution?

Reply:

The latest audited and verified data is for the 2017 academic year and the information is provided in the tables below.

Number of students enrolled in public higher education institutions, by qualification type and institution in 2017:

Institution

Qualification Type

 

Occasional
Students

Undergraduate Qualifications

Postgraduate Qualifications

Total

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

140

32 426

2 136

34 702

University of Cape Town

975

16 899

10 850

28 724

Central University of Technology

118

16 815

1 252

18 185

Durban University of Technology

0

28 533

1 254

29 787

University of Fort Hare

32

11 538

3 856

15 426

University of the Free State

496

30 350

7 256

38 102

University of Johannesburg

81

41 779

8 587

50 447

University of KwaZulu-Natal

669

34 309

14 118

49 096

University of Limpopo

0

17 827

2 781

20 608

Nelson Mandela University

326

23 002

4 293

27 621

North West University

228

49 065

13 265

62 558

University of Pretoria

463

34 536

15 696

50 695

Rhodes University

63

5 598

2 416

8 077

University of South Africa

15 659

272 411

55 945

344 015

University of Stellenbosch

1 087

19 403

10 624

31 114

Tshwane University of Technology

222

59 829

2 981

63 032

University of Venda

0

13 967

1 738

15 705

Vaal University of Technology

292

18 363

563

19 218

Walter Sisulu University

0

28 656

1 861

30 517

University of Western Cape

0

17 238

5 205

22 443

University of Witwatersrand

498

24 621

13 261

38 380

University of Zululand

104

15 409

1 695

17 208

Sol Plaatje University

0

1 063

0

1 063

University of Mpumalanga

0

1 736

35

1 771

Mangosuthu University of Technology

0

12 422

243

12 665

Sefako Makgatho Health Science University

5

4 556

1 264

5 825

Totals

21 458

832 351

183 175

1 036 984

(bb) There are no categories of graduates and post-graduates for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college programme enrolment. Reflected in the tables below are the enrolled numbers for 2017 as were published in the statistical publication of the Department. These enrolment numbers are the latest officially released numbers.

TVET college name

NC(V)

Report 191

(N1-N6)

Occupational Qualifications

Other

Total

1.    Boland

1 468

5 958

2 501

162

10 089

2.    Buffalo City

3 098

5 186

0

0

8 284

3.    Capricorn

7 755

29 376

88

0

37 219

4.    Central Johannesburg

1 716

13 601

1

40

15 358

5.    Coastal

4 767

8 980

0

50

13 797

6.    College of Cape Town

2 901

9 395

0

3 992

16 288

7.    Eastcape Midlands

2 880

7 934

0

0

10 814

8.    Ehlanzeni

4 120

9 438

0

0

13 558

9.    Ekurhuleni East

3 537

13 211

0

25

16 773

10.  Ekurhuleni West

6 864

11 147

0

261

18 272

11.  Elangeni

3 492

4 452

269

25

8 238

12.  Esayidi

3 409

12 217

15

90

15 731

13.  False Bay

1 672

7 022

1 124

2 147

11 965

14.  Flavius Mareka

686

10 307

0

291

11 284

15.  Gert Sibande

5 593

7 033

0

0

12 626

16.  Goldfields

1 362

7 133

0

0

8 495

17.  Ikhala

1 894

6 182

0

0

8 076

18.  Ingwe

3 563

10 701

0

0

14 264

19.  King Hintsa

1 718

3 475

0

0

5 193

20.  King Sabata Dalindyebo

3 518

8 674

0

40

12 232

21.  Lephalale

623

8 865

69

28

9 585

22.  Letaba

2 223

4 399

0

107

6 729

23.  Lovedale

1 083

4 008

0

343

5 434

24.  Majuba

4 561

18 434

0

0

22 995

25.  Maluti

3 663

7 014

0

12

10 689

26.  Mnambithi

1 664

7 084

0

125

8 873

27.  Mopani South East

3 443

6 372

0

81

9 896

28.  Motheo

1 291

18 943

0

518

20 752

29.  Mthashana

1 263

5 358

204

0

6 825

30.  Nkangala

3 275

16 166

0

0

19 441

31.  Northern Cape Rural

981

4 340

356

0

5 677

32.  Northern Cape Urban

571

3 363

308

448

4 690

33.  Northlink

2 218

18 630

2 732

1 851

25 431

34.  Orbit

3 481

10 521

224

0

14 226

35.  Port Elizabeth

2 652

7 502

84

1 555

11 793

36.  Sedibeng

3 979

16 422

0

30

20 431

37.  Sekhukhune

1 905

7 398

26

0

9 329

38.  South Cape

1 359

3 356

0

1 068

5 783

39.  South West Gauteng

8 495

16 628

30

276

25 429

40.  Taletso

2 064

6 836

0

0

8 900

41.  Thekwini

1 681

10 264

197

135

12 277

42.  Tshwane North

3 137

19 075

0

2 471

24 683

43.  Tshwane South

2 184

19 189

0

4 143

25 516

44.  Umfolozi

3 521

9 044

511

543

13 619

45.  Umgungundlovu

1 936

8 197

473

313

10 919

46.  Vhembe

5 472

25 106

0

0

30 578

47.  Vuselela

1 813

6 794

281

303

9 191

48.  Waterberg

1 985

1 344

291

101

3 721

49.  West Coast

2 622

5 503

1 185

2 640

11 950

50.  Western College

1 215

22 576

0

319

24 110

Total

142 373

510 153

10 969

24 533

688 028

Sources: Statistics on Post-School Education and Training in South Africa, 2017.

18 April 2019 - NW418

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Madisha, Mr WM to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(a) What are the reasons that informed the decision of the Department of Military Veterans to withdraw participation and financial support to an SAS Mendi memorial service in Cape Town by the Gunners Association and (b) what is her official position regarding this decision and the reasons advanced for the withdrawal of support?

Reply:

a) The Department of Military Veterans supports all military veterans associations as represented in the South African National Military Veterans Association (SANMVA). The Gunners Association is represented by the Council of Military Veterans Organisation (CMVO) which is part of SANMVA, and therefore has not withdrawn any support.

b) The Ministry of Defence and Military Veteran has not withdrawn any support and therefore there are no reasons to specify.

18 April 2019 - NW756

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Thembekwayo, Dr S to ask the Minister of Health

What number of persons in the country were diagnosed with (a) tuberculosis, (b) pneumonia, (c) diabetes and (d) cancer in each province (i) in 2018 and (ii) since 1 January 2019?

Reply:

The system that generates data for the TB programme does so in quarterly (3 months) cohorts. Data before the end of the quarter is always incomplete, and in fact, its is global standard practice to report TB data a quarter behind. Notwithstanding, the programme reported data in 2018 as follows:

(a)

01 January 2019 to 31 March 2019

 

Eastern Cape

11,842

 

Free State

2, 665

 

Gauteng

8,007

 

KwaZulu-Natal

11,976

 

Limpopo

2,751

 

Mpumalanga

3,040

 

North West

3,257

 

Northern Cape

2,160

 

Western Cape

8,980

 

TOTAL SA

54,678

(b) The table below shows the number of Pneumonia new cases among under-5 children diagnosed in public health facilities and number of severe Pneumonia cases among under-5 children admitted to hospital 2018 and January 2019 only. (Data source: DHIS).

(b)(i)

01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

 

Province

Pneumonia new cases among under-5 children diagnosed in public health facilities

Number of severe Pneumonia cases among under-5 children admitted to hospital

 

Eastern Cape

11,141

4,395

 

Free State

9,088

2,347

 

Gauteng

22,907

4,362

 

KwaZulu-Natal

53,099

10,683

 

Limpopo

11,124

5,836

 

Mpumalanga

2,234

3,034

 

Northern Cape

2,718

983

 

North West

3,391

2,222

 

Western Cape

46,249

13,150

 

TOTAL SA

161,951

47,012

 

(b)(ii)

01 January 2019 (ONLY)

 

Province

Pneumonia new cases among under-5 children diagnosed in public health facilities

Number of severe Pneumonia cases among under-5 children admitted to hospital

 

Eastern Cape

1,761

688

 

Free State

357

111

 

Gauteng

1,128

307

 

KwaZulu-Natal

4,050

1,236

 

Limpopo

469

272

 

Mpumalanga

86

123

 

Northern Cape

133

62

 

North West

178

110

 

Western Cape

2,249

751

 

TOTAL SA

10,591

3,660

(c) Number of persons 40 years and older screened for diabetes and number of new persons diagnosed with diabetes reported in 2018 and 2019 (January only) (Data source: DHIS)

(c)(i)

01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

 

Province

Client 40 years and older screened for diabetes

Diabetes client 40 years and older new

 

Eastern Cape

2,412,674

19,078

 

Free State

697,852

9,157

 

Gauteng

2,908,672

49,485

 

KwaZulu-Natal

5,261,552

18,498

 

Limpopo

2,048,233

15,684

 

Mpumalanga

1,110,747

16,190

 

Northern Cape

176,988

2,423

 

North West

808,038

7,543

 

Western Cape

247,705

9,853

 

TOTAL SA

15,672,461

147,911

(c)(ii)

01 January 2019 (Only)

 

Province

Client 40 years and older screened for diabetes

Diabetes client 40 years and older new

 

Eastern Cape

438,872

4,365

 

Free State

69,307

596

 

Gauteng

259,459

4,680

 

KwaZulu-Natal

499,803

1,301

 

Limpopo

178,356

1,102

 

Mpumalanga

97,935

910

 

Northern Cape

18,421

192

 

North West

79,044

938

 

Western Cape

23,632

772

 

TOTAL SA

1,664,829

14,856

(d)(i)-(ii) According to the pathology-based National Cancer Registry 2014 report total number of cancers diagnosed in South Africa: 75,577.

END.

18 April 2019 - NW631

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Matiase, Mr NS to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

What (a) number of privately owned game farms are there in the country; and (b) is the (i) location, (ii) size and (iii) Rand value of each game farm?

Reply:

a) The Department is responsible for the maintenance of the Register of Protected Areas. The Register has 934 Nature Reserves that are privately owned, totaling 1.91 million ha. Game Farms are not a type of protected area according to the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003, and are therefore not captured as such. Game Farms are, in the main, covered within the mandate of DAFF, and further information in this regard should be requested from DAFF.

b) (i)(ii) The Department has not conducted any assessment to ascertain the number, location and average size of privately-owned game farms in the country. However, according to the research conducted by ABSA in 2013 it was found that commercial/private wildlife ranches covered 16.8% of the country's landmass, covering approximately 20,5 million hectare encompassing just over 9000 wildlife ranches.

More information can be obtained from the research conducted in 2001 to determine the extent or the footprint of game farming in the country. According to this research it was estimated that there were 5,061 wildlife ranches in South Africa covering an area of 103,642 km2 (Bothma, 2005). The Limpopo province contained 2,482 of these wildlife ranches covering an area of 33,257 km2 (Bothma, 2005). Limpopo dominates, with 50% of ranches; Northern Cape - 20%; Eastern Cape - 12%; and other remaining Provinces - 18%.

Below is a table depicting provincial distribution and extent of privately-owned game farms in 2001:

PROVINCE

NO OF WILDLIFE PRODUCTION UNITS (GAME FARMS)

% OF TOTAL WILDLIFE PRODUCTION

AREA(HA)

% OF TOTAL AREA

Free State

180

3.56

147743

1.43

Limpopo

2482

49.04

3325652

32.09

North West

340

6.72

364935

3.52

Mpumalanga

205

4.05

276016

2.66

Gauteng

72

1.42

82076

0.79

KwaZulu Natal

90

1.78

168841

1.63

Eastern Cape

624

12.33

881633

8.51

Northern Cape

986

19.48

4852053

46.82

Western Cape

82

1.62

265205

2.56

Total

5061

100

10364154

100

Source: Bothma (2005)

(iii) The Department has not undertaken an exercise to determine the Rand value of each game farm in the country. However, the Rand value of each game farm depends on the amount invested towards acquiring land possessing conducive ecological infrastructure to support game animals and the size, the quality, type and size of game fence, number of game species and animals in the farm, existing infrastructural developments such as water reticulation, accommodation, roadways, permits and the ability to attract the targeted market. In view of this, the Rand value of each game farm can only be determined on a case by case basis.

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18 April 2019 - NW774

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Ryder, Mr D to ask the Minister of Public Works

(1) (a) What are the details of the inter-departmental forum set up to manage the disposal of the Government’s immovable assets in foreign territories, (b) what is the (i) name and (ii) professional designation of each member of the forum and (c) why has each member been appointed to serve on the forum; (2) (a) what is the (i) name and (ii) professional designation of the forum’s chairperson and (b) why was the specified person selected to serve as the forum’s chairperson; (3) (a) which immovable assets is the forum looking at for disposal and (b) where is each asset situated; (4) whether the forum took a decision regarding the Government’s two properties in Bonn in the Federal Republic of Germany; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. (a) In order to deal with the 18 properties identified by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) as surplus to their needs, the Department of Public Works (DPW) and DIRCO established a joint inter-departmental task team to give effect to the disposal of these properties. Under this joint team five properties in Namibia were disposed. Owing to the subsequent reconsideration of the possible alternate use of the properties, as well as the introduction and development of the Foreign Services Bill, the joint inter-departmental task team did not formally convene. However, in the event that DIRCO takes a decision to dispose of the remaining properties, a new joint team and its membership will have to be reconstituted.

(b) In 2009, membership of the forum was as follows

(i) and (ii)

Ms B Africa (Chief Director- Facilities Management DIRCO co-chair)

Mr E Dlamini (Chief Director- Property Portfolio Management - DPW co-chair)

Mr P Bolink (Director- DIRCO Facilities Management)

Mr M Phambane (Director- DPW Property Disposals)

Ms M Dumane (Director- DPW Key Accounts Management)

Ms M Molotsi (Deputy Director- DPW Property Disposals)

(c) At the time these members were employed in the Facilities Management and Disposal units in DIRCO and DPW respectively.

2. a) (i) and (ii ) The forum was co-chaired by

Ms B Africa (Chief Director- DIRCO Facilities Management co-chair)

Mr E Dlamini (Chief Director- Property Portfolio Management - DPW co-chair)

(b) The co-chairpersons were the heads of the above-mentioned Facilities Management and Disposals functions within DIRCO and DPW.

3. (a) As mentioned-above, the forum is not operational. DIRCO is currently updating the list of vacant properties abroad with a view to identifying the best way forward on each immovable asset, assisted by DPW.

(b) DPW is awaiting an updated list from DIRCO.

4. In the early 2000s, DIRCO, which was then known as the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), identified a number of properties in various countries as redundant and a financial burden to the State. At the time, The DFA confirmed 18 properties for disposal in various countries. The 18 properties were made up as follows: 13 properties Namibia; 2 properties in Bonn, Germany; 1 property in Zurich, Switzerland; 1 Madeira, Portugal and 1 parking bay in Paris, France.

In August 2008, the then Minister of Public Works approved the disposal of all the identified redundant foreign properties through public tender. However, as this process was new under the democratic dispensation, the DPW then prioritised the disposal of the 13 Namibian properties as a pilot project.

It was then in 2009, that the Acting Director-General of the Department of Public Works along with his counterpart at the DFA approved the establishment of a Joint Foreign Disposal Committee (JFDC) to facilitate the disposal of all identified foreign properties. In 2010, the sale of the Namibian properties was advertised on public tender. Out of the 13 Namibian properties only 5 properties were disposed of and the remaining 8 properties could not be disposed of, as the bidders failed to raise funds for the purchase.

Since then the DPW and DIRCO have tried to resume the process of disposal of the identified properties located abroad without success. Nonetheless, the Foreign Service Bill Foreign Service Bill (B35B of 2015), was passed by the National Assembly in December 2018. The bill makes provision for the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation to be able to dispose of properties under DIRCO’s custodianship, in consultation with the Minister of Public Works and the Minister of Finance. Once promulgated, we trust that the Act will enable DIRCO to move swiftly to deal with properties that are redundant and a financial burden to the State. DIRCO and DPW will continue to cooperate on matters of disposals and facilities management, with a view to the DPW providing DIRCO with the necessary technical expertise to be able to develop its immovable asset management capabilities.

18 April 2019 - NW555

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McGluwa, Mr JJ to ask the Minister of Public Works

(1) With regard to the contracts awarded to maintain the various facilities (details furnished), specifically at the PC Pelser Building in Klerksdorp, which houses the Klerksdorp Magistrate’s Court, (a) which companies have been appointed to install and/or maintain the specified infrastructure (i) in each of the financial years since the 2013-14 financial year and (ii) since 1 April 2018 and (b) what was the (i) contract value, (ii) duration of the contract and (iii) total actual amounts paid to date; (2) what (a) maintenance is yet to be carried out at the specified building (i) in the current financial year and (ii) over the medium-term expenditure framework and (b) are the total amounts allocated to service the specified maintenance needs for each line item? NW678E

Reply:

(1) and (2) the response is as per tables below:

  1. (a) (i) and (ii) and (b) (i), (ii) and (iii)

(1) (a) NAME OF THE COMPANY &

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

(1) (a) (i) and (ii) DATE OF APPOINTMENT FROM 2013/14 FINANCIAL YEAR AND SINCE 01 APRIL 2018

(b) (i) CONTRACT VALUE

(b) (ii) DURATION OF THE CONTRACT

(1) (b) (iii) TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNTS PAID TO DATE

Sebushi Somo Construction and Projects (PTY) LTD.

KLERKSDORP, PC PELSER BUILDING; REPAIR ELECTRICAL RETICULATION & MECHANICAL INSTALLATIONS

13 June 2014

R39 474 287.52 (inclusive of VAT)

25 months

R47 459 466.85

Amount inclusive of CPAP, variation orders and re-measurements

High Tech Lifts CC.

MBT-VARIOUS GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS; REPAIR, MODERNISATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GOODS LIFTS

03 May 2010

R5 373 655. 62 (inclusive of VAT

36 months

R2 885 359.00

Ngaatendwe Trading

MBT-VARIOUS GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS; REPAIR, MODERNISATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GOODS LIFTS

14 September 2016

R5 324 924.00 (inclusive of VAT)

12 months

R5 324 939.00

2. (a) (i) and (ii) and (b)

(a) MAINTENANCE TO BE CARRIED OUT AT KLEKDORP MAGISTRATE’S COURT

(ii) CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR

(ii) OVER THE MTEF

(b) TOTAL AMOUNT ALLOCATED

Follow-on contract: Various Government Buildings; Repair, maintenance and modernisation of the passenger and goods lifts

R1 425 000.00

R3 584 932.12

The total amount allocated is only for the current financial year and it is for the appointment of consultants for planning purposes, as well as appointment of the contractor

Repairs and refurbishment of the plumbing and drainage system

R1 282 500.00

R714 337.33

A feasibility study is to be conducted, which will inform future contract amounts to be allocated or budgeted for over the MTEF.

18 April 2019 - NW546

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Nyambi, Ms HV to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

With reference to the recent expansion of marine protected areas to restore biodiversity and ecological wellbeing of the marine life, (a) what are the main benefits derived from supporting the ecosystems and (b) how will the expansion contribute to fishery sustainability in the country?

Reply:

(a) The main benefits arising from the new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are:

  • More resilient ecosystems. This means that widespread anthropogenic impacts such as climate change,ocean pollution and fishing will have less of an impact on our ocean resources;
  • Protected marine species such as whales and turtles are still very vulnerable to habitat loss and human disturbance. Marine protected areas (MPAs) will serve as refuges for these organisms and others alike. This is particularly important during periods of breeding activity;
  • Opportunities for eco-tourism on popular species like whales, seals, sharks, turtles and seabirds, are significantly enhanced in MPAs in two ways: firstly, there are generally higher numbers of these species in protected areas and secondly, the public and tourists want to see them in their natural environments (like seeing an Elephant or Lion in a National Park, and not in a cage in a zoo). Marine eco-tourism is a growing multi-billion rand Industry and supports thousands of jobs;
  • Protecting marine genetic resources (including those of species which we still do not know about). However, we do explore these areas which are biodiversity-rich or otherwise important or unique. Some of these species found there have already been shown to have importance in medicine, such as anti cancer compounds, with biodiscovery into their uses still continuing; and
  • Development of industrial activities outside MPAs (the vast majority of the ocean) can proceed with more confidence in the knowledge that good examples of the habitat (which may be impacted by development) are being protected within these areas. This does not exclude proper environmental management for all activities.

(b) The expansion of the Marine Protected Areas will contribute to fishery sustainability through:

  • Protection of areas where fish congregate to breed so that successful breeding can improve fish stock numbers. Fish stock numbers are improved not only in the MPA, but also outside of it by the drift of fish eggs and larvae, as well as young fish migrations. These fish are then available to be caught outside of the MPA, thus enhancing the sustainability of commercial resources. A South African case study published in the top scientific journal, nature showed that this process indeed resulted in increased catch rates by fishers outside of the MPA;
  • Recovery of stocks which are currently being over-exploited can occur more rapidly within MPAs, allowing certain fisheries to become sustainable once again;
  • Protection and sustainability of key sea-bed habitat features such as coral reefs, some of which are important breeding or nursery grounds and would otherwise be impacted by activities such as trawling. International consumer and industry certification programmes recognise the importance of protected areas for sustainable fisheries. This certification is in fact a requirement for export to an increasing number of markets, and also results in good prices;
  • Maintenance of biological and genetic traits of fish species (associated with ecosystem resilience) enhances sustainability;
  • Some species of fish grow very slowly and are long-lived. Without the protection of MPAs, it is unlikely that fishlings of long-lived species would reach maturity. Without marine protected areas, these species are likely to become extinct. This includes some commercial fish species;
  • Most of the new MPAs are designed with flexibility in mind, and allow fishing activities that have little impact on the main purpose of protection within the protected area. This includes a number of small-scale, recreational and commercial fishing activities that are allowed in different parts of most MPAs. These areas are called controlled zones, and the MPA regulations set out the activities allowed within these controlled zones. In restricted zones, it is generally only non-consumptive (ecotourism) activities that are allowed; and
  • Activities such as mining are not allowed anywhere in MPAs, giving the Fishing Industry greater protection from the impacts of such activities, and thus also promoting sustainability.

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18 April 2019 - NW594

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Chance, Mr R to ask the Minister of Small Business Development

(1)(a) What was the cost of her trip to the China Import Expo in Shanghai in November 2018 in terms of accommodation, flights and allowances, (b) who accompanied her to the specified expo and what costs did her department incur in this regard, (c) what are the names, products and business done by the small to medium enterprises (SMEs) which her department paid to exhibit at the expo and (d) what number of these SMEs had accompanied her or her department on previous expos to China; (2) (a) what was the purpose of her visit to the United Kingdom in November 2018, (b) what are the names of the government and business representatives with whom she met, (c) what was the outcome of the specified meetings, (d) who accompanied her and (e) what was the total cost of the visit in terms of accommodation, flights and allowances; (3) what progress has her department and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency made in implementing the recommendations of the report entitled Business Rescue, Turnaround and Retention for SMME&Cs, which was produced by the University of Pretoria, dated 15 December 2017?”

Reply:

(1)(a) The Minister did not travel to China in November 2018 the Deputy Minister of Small Business Development travelled. Costs relating to the China Import Expo, Shanghai of November 2018

Item

Amount

Accommodation

R 173,658.00 (5 nights for 4 People)

Flights

R 198,839.40 ( 3 Business Class & 2 Economy)

Ground Transport

R 154,052.26 ( Executive Shuttle + Car)

Allowances

R 94 333. 36.

Total

R 620 883.02

(1)(b) People that accompanied the Minister and cost incurred by the Department:

The Deputy Minister was accompanied by his spouse, the Head of Office of the Deputy Minister; the Media Liaison Officer; and the Chief Director: International Relations and Trade Promotion.

The delegation also included 15 Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at a cost of R 46 000.00 per person with a total of R690 000.00. This included; return flights, 4-star accommodation, ground transport, transfer by bus to Yiwu and accommodation in Yiwu and airport transfers.

(1)(c) Details of SMEs that participated at the China Import Expo:

All the enterprises participated in matchmaking activities with Chinese Businesses as well as other participants in the Expo. Additional business to business meetings were organized by the coordinator which focused on products sold by the SME’s.

Name of company

Product and business conducted by SME

Tsheola Dinare Tours and Transport

(Gauteng Province)

The enterprise was represented by its Director. Tsheola Dinare Tours and Transport is a tour operator business that offers customised travel solutions in terms of tourism services, chauffeuring and shuttle services. Tsheola Dinare Tours and Transport (GP) operates everywhere in South Africa with branches in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

IKIM solutions cc

(Eastern Cape Province)

The enterprise was represented by its Director. IKIM solutions is a manufacturer of household cleaning chemicals, a marketer and distributor of water purification and waste water treatment chemicals. IKIM solutions links up with clients and suppliers involved in detergency manufacturing value chain to market products and initiate relationships with other companies.

X Sparks

(Gauteng Province)

The enterprise was represented by its Director. This enterprise builds super-efficient mobile and web applications as well as software tools designed with the user in mind. Their solutions are designed to distinguish companies from their competition. X Sparks solutions are delivered via two vehicles: X spark atx (advanced technology extended) for software development and X spark design for all innovative digital design solutions.

Maneli Pets

(Gauteng Province)

The company was represented by its Director. Maneli Pets is a specialist manufacturer of premium pet food and pet treats for the local and export market. Maneli Pets is the first South African pet company to be certified for exports to the US, UK, EU and Asia. Founded in 2016, the company prides itself on its unique proteins, minimalist processing, consumer transparency and sustainable business practices.

Kgarose kgaros Pty Ltd (Limpopo Province)

The company was represented by its Director. Kgarose kgaros Pty Ltd is a vibrant and innovative, black owned enterprise that produces sweet potato yogurt and sweat potato drinking yoghurt. The firm deploys the energy and the skills of the youthful workers to implement cutting edge production techniques to produce one of the best yogurts in the market.

Amphiguard brickyard

(Limpopo Province)

Amphiguard brickyard was represented by its Director. This enterprise specialises in the manufacture of cement bricks namely: maxi, stock, hollow, beveled pavers, interlocking pavers and v-shaped pavers. Amphiguard brickyard mainly supply cement bricks and pavers to top franchise brands, community contractors, and government contractors.

Solve Direct Electronics. [SDE]

(Gauteng Province)

The company was represented by its Director. Solve Direct Electronics. (SDE). SDE envisions a future where all participants are knowledgeable in their electronic assembly requirements. The company mainly trains individuals in a high technology and niche industry called the Aerospace Industry. Quality and compliance training are presented on class 3 level products meaning that lives depend on what we do. The company also produces printed circuit board assembly to leading electronic companies.

Barui-Driehoek Co-operative farm

(North West Province)

The enterprise was represented by a Director. Barui-Driehoek Co-operative farm is a registered cooperative with 5 members. The 1855ha farm belongs to the government, and was allocated to Barui-Driehoek Co-operative Ltd in 2011 on a renewable 30 years lease basis by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR). The farm is currently divided into 15 camps. 300 cattle production on veld: in the short term, the main focus of the cattle enterprise is bonsmara cattle.

Mankoko Consulting JV (Gauteng Province)

The company was represented by its Director. Mankoko Consulting JV is a company that manufactures leather products, hand bags, shoes, hand gloves and belts. There is a section that manufactures cleaning chemicals for households and industries. The company is now expanding, venturing into introducing the manufacturing of leather safety shoes safety gloves, and safety jackets.

Chemsol, SA Adhesives (Pty) Ltd

(Kwazulu Natal Province)

Chemsol, SA Adhesives (Pty) Ltd was represented by its Director. The company specialises in Water Based Adhesives for the Paper and Packaging Industry and Wood Industry. The product brand CHEMSOL specialises in the Solvent based Adhesive for the Footwear, Furniture and Bedding Industry.

Sun Goddess

(Gauteng Province)

The enterprise was represented by its Director. Sun Goddess is a pioneering enterprise with a truly revolutionary fashion brand. Their brand has played the role of fashion-ambassador for South Africa, participating in shows from as far west as Washington as far north as Stockholm, and as far east as Singapore. The Sun Goddess team combine a fiercely individualistic style with a prodigious work ethic and an infectious sense of fun, while delivering the best of Afro-couture.

Gridbow Engineers & Technical Services

(Gauteng Province)

The company was represented by its Director. Gridbow Engineers & Technical Services, an Award Winning Electrical Infrastructure, Civil Engineering, Consulting, Maintenance and General Services Contracting Company, has since its formation, been at the forefront of providing Quality Services to all its esteemed clients which include Eskom, Anglo American, Randwater and ABB. Gridbow currently has a footprint in South Africa, Zambia, Australia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Swaziland.

WAM Technology

(Western Cape)

The enterrpise was represented by its Director. WAM Technology is a provider of software solutions and services for various sectors (including health, water, agriculture, manufacturing, food processing, tourism, education, property, retail, etc.). WaM Technology provide custom software including web development services, using a variety of the latest technologies such as .Net, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, HTML, XAML, CSS, ASP, WCF, WPF, etc. It also offer hosting, maintenance, training and support services to these solutions for many satisfied clients – big and small.

Elim Spa Products

(Western Cape)

Elim Spa Products was represented by Its Director. The company offers unique products, in that it provides a Medi-Pedi which is an idea of saving money and time for the clients who are on the go and need a beauty treatment in a hurry. Medi-Heel also is unique in the ingredients used, as it allows the PH balance of the skin to be brought back to normal after a treatment. With the formulation of the new products, care is once again taken in the selection of ingredients, to ensure only the best possible results. We have also introduced our new 2 ranges, MediHand and Body Science.

Ntlantsana Accountants and Auditors (Pty) Ltd

(Eastern Cape)

The firm was represented by its Director. The company is an accounting and auditing firm established in 2012, which has grown year on year and currently has offices in Port Elizabeth, Queenstown, Mthatha and in Philippi in the Western Cape. Ntlantsana Accountants and Auditors (Pty) Ltd offers diverse accounting and auditing services such as company secretariat, accounting, taxation, internal auditing, forensic investigations, training and facilitation, mentorship, and also Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BB-BEE) services to its clients. A unique company offering a diverse range of accounting and business services.

(1)(d) The delegation of SME’s that accompanied Deputy Minister was new companies supported by the Small Business Export Development Scheme (SBEDS) and has not been supported to exhibit or form part of a delegation to China previously.

(2)(a) Minister Lindiwe Zulu was invited to attend the Women MPs of the World Conference that took place at the House of Commons, Westminster, United Kingdom. The Minister shared South Africa’s experience in how South Africa has integrated women into Parliament and other structures of leadership throughout the country. Minister Zulu also participated in a session, entitled “Policy focus: what difference are women MPs making?” This session looked at how women MPs can tackle gender inequality in four key areas:

*Promoting women’s economic empowerment

*Ending violence against women and girls

*Championing access to voluntary family planning and

*Breaking the barriers to girl’s education.

(2)(b) Minister of Africa from the Foreign and Commonwealth office for Africa, Minister for SMME Development and Entrepreneurship, Lord Anthony St. John, CEO of Afrika Tikkun, representatives from the WeWork incubation Centre, and representatives from the Flatron School, which was established as a supplement to the to the Incubator Training Programmes.

(2)(c) The meeting with the Minister of Africa from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for Africa and the Minister for SMME Development and Entrepreneurship discussed the deepening of relations between South Africa and the United Kingdom and proposed partnership with the Department of Small Business Development in the incubation space. The meeting with the CEO of Afrika Tikkun, discussed how Afrika Tikkun aims to give young people opportunities through innovative and enterprising ways. In the visit with We Work Incubation Centre, it highlighted their different approached to incubation and accelerators, WeWork was started in the United States and made strides in facilitating access to markets for small businesses and affordable workspaces for SMMEs. It was agreed that the Department of Small Business Development and the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) engage with them on their model of the accelerators.

(2)(d) The Director for Special Projects in the Ministry of Small Business Development accompanied the Minister.

(2)(e) Costs relating to the visit to the United Kingdom in November 2018

Item

Amount

Accommodation

R18 000.00

Flights

R19 332.68

Allowances

R6 882.84

Total

R44 215.52

(3) A draft action plan has been developed and presented to EXCO. Some additional stakeholder consultations are required to refine the action plan before it can be presented at the Economic Sector, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster for consideration.

18 April 2019 - NW609

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Stubbe, Mr DJ to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

(1) Whether (a) her department and/or (b) any entity reporting to her contracted the services of a certain company (name and details furnished), in each of the past 10 financial years; if so, what (i) number of contracts were signed, (ii) was the date on which each contract was signed, (iii) was the duration of each contract, (iv) services did the company render and (v) was the monetary value of each contract in each case; (2) Whether any irregular expenditure relating to the contracts was recorded and/or condoned in each case; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

I have been advised by the departments as follows:

1. (a) DTPS and DoC have not contracted the services of Bosasa now known as African

Global Operations.

(i-v) Not applicable

(b) USAASA and SAPO are the only entities that have contracted services from Bosasa.

(i) Both, USAASA and SAPO had one contract each signed with Bosasa.

(ii) USAASA signed the contract on 29 August 2014 and SAPO signed on 6 December  2004.

(iii) USAASA signed the contract for a duration of 36 months. SAPO’s contract was for a duration of two years with extensions after the original period until March 2010.

(iv) Bosasa provided ICT equipment and ICT services to schools, public access centres and public address areas for USAASA. At SAPO guarding service were rendered by Bosasa

(v) USAASA indicated that three purchase orders were issued to the value of R5 615 021.30, SAPO indicated that the total monetary value of the contract was not indicated as this was a rate-based contract and the total spent during the period was R10,193,035.56

2. USAASA had an irregular expenditure of R737 437.50 with regard to Bosasa. The irregular expenditure relates to the contract extension beyond 15% threshold without National Treasury approval. USAASA indicated that the amount is not yet condoned.

SAPO had no irregular expenditure with regards to the Bosasa contract.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW658

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(1)(a) What number of claims were brought separately against the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) during the past five financial years by landowners who suffered damages due to fires caused by the SANDF and (b) what was the monetary value of each claim; (2) what (a) number of stated claims were paid out in each financial year and (b) was the monetary value of the settlement in each case; (3) whether she will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

1. (a) One, in 2018

(b) Eight Hundred and Seventy Thousand Seven Hundred and Six Rand Eighty Five Cents (R870 706.85).

2. (a) Nil, as parties are still negotiating on possible settlement.

(b) Nil, same as sub-paragraph (a).

3. No, as the matter is sub judicae

18 April 2019 - NW787

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Cardo, Dr MJ to ask the Minister of Economic Development

1. What are the reasons for each incident of irregular expenditure incurred by the Competition Commission (a) in each of the past three financial years and (b) since 1 April 2018; 2.whether the Commission has put in place a financial management strategy to control expenditure; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; 3. whether the Commission has taken any measures to recover irregular expenditure from the officials responsible for incurring it; if not, why not; if so, what (a) are the relevant details and (b) disciplinary steps have been taken against the official in each case.

Reply:

As previously advised through parliamentary reply PQ77, the Department has instituted a review into various matters relating to the effectiveness and efficiency of the competition authorities, which includes a forensic investigation into certain items identified in the Auditor General Report and the results of the investigation is awaited.

In addition to the above, I refer the Honourable Member to the published annual reports of the Competition Commission which deal with irregular spending matters for relevant years in some detail, including where appropriate, matters related to consequence management in relation to officials.

In relation to a financial management strategy to control expenditure, the Commission advises that it has done the following:

  • a) Revised its Supply Chain Management (SCM) policy to tighten controls.
  • b) Brought in additional capacity in the Finance Division to improve compliance and overall financial management.
  • c) Rationalised its level of activities in order to fit in the budget and generate savings to cover the previous year’s budget.
  • d) Adopted austerity measures including curtailment of case work, litigation as far as possible is insourced, filling of vacancies reprioritised only critical posts are filled, international delegations are reduced to one official approved by the Commissioner, only the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner travel business class. All other staff travel economy class irrespective of the flight duration, all strategic meetings or planning sessions are held in the Commission’s premises.

The wider review of the Commission readiness for the implementation of changes to legislation that I have referred to, will also address some aspects of improved technical management of financial matters and financial controls.

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Stubbe, Mr DJ to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) price and (d) date on which each vehicle was purchased for use by (i) him and (ii) his deputy ministers (aa) in the (aaa) 2016-17 and (bbb) 2017-18 financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2018?

Reply:

(i) Since my appointment as the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, the vehicle which I have been using was purchased by the Department of Science and Technology during the 2013/14 financial year. Please refer to my reply to parliamentary question no. 361 which was submitted in March 2017. Details of the recently purchased vehicle, replacing the vehicle which was purchased by the Department of Science and Technology, is tabulated below:

Financial Year

Make

Model

Price

Date Purchased

2017/18

Mercedes Benz

GLE 350d 4MATIC

R975 750.01

23 March 2018

2018/19

No vehicles were purchased since 1 April 2018 to date.

(ii) The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development did not purchase any vehicle in the 2016/17, 2017/18 financial years and since 1 April 2018. The Deputy Minister is currently using vehicles that were bought for him during the 2014/15 financial year. Please refer to my reply to parliamentary question no. 361 which was submitted in March 2017.

18 April 2019 - NW595

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

By what date is it envisaged that the investigation into the Media Development and Diversity Agency will commence as proposed and agreed to by the Portfolio Committee on Communications?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Department as follows:

The investigations into the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) were confirmed by the Portfolio Committee on Communications during the oversight visit to the Agency on 2 May 2018. It is the understanding of the Department that the investigations were going to be conducted by the PCC, not by the Department. Consequently, the Department does not envisage to conduct investigations at MDDA.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW194

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Kruger, Mr HC to ask the Minister of Small Business Development

What (a) number of international trips did (i) she and (ii) the Deputy Minister undertake (aa) in the (aaa) 2013-14 and (bbb) 2014-15 financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2015, (b) was the (i) destination and (ii) purpose of each trip and (c) amount did each trip cost in terms of (i) flights, (ii) accommodation and (iii) any other related expenses?

Reply:

(a)(i)(aa) The Minister of Small Business Development’s official international travel are as follows:

(aa)(aaa) 2013 – 2014

Minister was only appointed to her current portfolio end of May 2014 on which falls under 2014 – 2015 financial year.

(aa)(bbb) 2014 – 2015

One trip was undertaken by the Minister during this financial year

(bb) 1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016

Six trips were undertaken by the Minister during this financial year.

(bb) 1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017

(a)(i)(b) The destination and purpose of each trip is as follows:

(i) Destination

(ii) Purpose

Milan, Italy

15 – 18 March 2015

attend the Entrepreneurship Ministerial to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Zimbabwe, Bulawayo

29 April – 1 May 2015

To attend and participate in the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) and have bilateral talks with meet her counterpart, Minister Sithembiso Nyoni, Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe.

Deauville, France

14 – 16 October 2015

To attend and address the 11th Edition of the Women’s Forum Global Meeting on the Economy and Society.

(i) Destination

(ii) Purpose

UK, London

16 – 20 October 2015

To attend and speak at the 11th South Africa – United Kingdom Bilateral Forum to enhance South Africa- UK Economic relations, upon the invitation of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation.

Berlin, Germany

7 – 11 November 2015

To support President Zuma on his State visit to Germany and to address the Opening of the Youth Skills Development And Employment Symposium.

Switzerland, Geneva

11 – 13 November 2015

To meet with Executives of the UNCTAD, ILO AND WIPO on how these institutions can work with South Africa to implore interventions into the informal sector and enhance South Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

USA, New York

11 – 18 March 2016

To participate and lead round table discussion on gender economic empowerment as part of the South Africa’s delegation attending the 60th Session of The United Nation Commission on the Status of Women.

Maputo, Mozambique

20 – 21 March 2016

To attend and participate as well as accompany the SMME’s delegation to a programme Business Forum

New Delhi and Goa, India

11 – 18 October 2016

To attend the 8th BRICS Summit, BRICS Ministers of Trade and BRICS Trade Fair

(a)(i)(c) The costs of the trip were as follows:

Country

(i)Flights

(ii)Accommodation

(iii)Other expenses

Milan, Italy

R 90 000.00

R 15 000.00

R36 000.0

Zimbabwe, Bulawayo

R27 480.00

R 12 000.00

R13 500.00

Deauville, France and UK, London

R365 000.00

R91 259.00

R116 689.00

Berlin, Germany and Switzerland, Geneva

R142 000.00

R56 220.00

R56 628.00

USA, New York

R130 980.00

R80 778.00

R140 608.00

(a)(ii)(aa) The Deputy Minister undertook official international travel as follows:

(aa) (aaa) 2013-14

No DSBD related travel was undertaken by Deputy Minister as she was only appointed to her current portfolio at the end of May 2014.

(aa)(bbb) 2014-15

Five trips were undertaken by the Deputy Minister for this financial year.

 

(a)(ii)(b) The destination and purpose of each trip is as follows:

(i) Destination

(ii) Purpose

Switzerland, Zurich

Date:

15-17 September

Deputy Minister travelled to the International seminar on the essential role of women in business for economic sustainability in Zurich, Switzerland to deliver a lecture on the role of the Department in supporting and creating women led enterprises.

India, Dehli and Mumbai

Date:

14-27 November

To lead a delegation of 34 South African SMME crafters to the India International Trade Fair, as part of the Department’s access to market programme.

USA, New York

Date:

09-20 March

To participate at the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the status of women, as part of the South African official national delegation and speak on the Department support for women led enterprises.

Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

Date:

23-26 March

To lead a business delegation on an international trade mission organised by the PBF as part of its primary objective of creating a platform of dialogue between its business community, national and international businesses, amongst others.

Brazil, Sao Paulo

Date:

14-16 March

To lead a South African delegation of pre-dominantly South African women entrepreneurs to attend the Global Summit of Women, in a drive to ensure that women are exposed to international business trends, and for government leaders from around the world to exchange solutions in policies and programs that can accelerate women’s economic development

USA, Atlanta and Santa Fe

Date: 04-14 July

To lead a delegation of South African crafters and artists as part of the DSBD’s commitment to facilitating different interventions that are geared towards supporting the South African Creative Industries to access international markets. The trip was also aimed at promoting a healthy trading relationship between South Africa and the United States, as well as learning and sharing experiences that would contribute to the domestic growth and exports of South Africa’s Creative Industries.

(c) The costs of the trip were as follows:

Country

(i)Flights

(ii)Accommodation

(iii)Other expenses

Switzerland, Zurich

R147, 446.00

R27, 432.00

R58, 046.41

India, Dehli and Mumbai

R146537.56

R61, 403.04

R39, 574.04

USA, New York

R268, 103.16

R96, 709.14

R47, 357.16

Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

R27, 714.78

R10, 995.60

R51, 234.48

Brazil, Sao Paulo

R179, 910.88

R75, 367.72

R54, 351.14

USA, Atlanta and Santa Fe

R519, 622.88

R110, 450.17

R108, 145.94

18 April 2019 - NW753

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Xalisa, Mr Z R to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

What has been the country’s carbon emission rates in terms of each sector’s contribution in each of the past 10 years?

Reply:

To support tracking of domestic climate change policy imperatives, South Africa, as a Non-Annex I Party to the UNFCCC, prepares and regularly updates a National Greenhouse Gas Inventory which provides an account of current emissions levels and trends. The latest official greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory, approved officially by the late Minister of Environmental Affairs and submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), covers a period of 2000 – 2012. However, the Department has prepared preliminary GHG estimates for the period 2000 – 2015, which have gone through an independent review and public consultation process. Thus, in responding to the question raised, the preliminary estimates of 2000 – 2015 are provided by the sector. In terms of South Africa’s GHG inventory, four sectors are covered, and these include the Energy Sector; Industrial Processes and Product Use Sector; Agriculture Forestry and Other Land Use Sector; as well as the Waste Sector.

According to the 2000 – 2015 GHG inventory, the net emissions are currently 510 694,09 Gigagrams of Carbon Dioxide Equivalent (GgCO2eq). The Energy Sector contributed 84% of these emissions in the year 2015.

The table below provides a breakdown of the 4 sectors and their respective contributions to the national emissions profile across the time series of 2000 – 2015.

 

Energy

IPPU

AFOLU (excl. FOLU)

AFOLU (incl. FOLU)

Waste

Gross total

Net total

Emissions (Gg CO2e)

2000

341 494

34 071

50 600

35 306

10 838

437 003

421 709

2001

339 566

34 057

50 286

33 617

11 502

435 412

418 743

2002

350 968

36 141

50 886

33 258

12 137

450 132

432 504

2003

374 586

35 607

49 252

33 674

12 755

472 199

456 622

2004

390 091

35 784

49 179

35 301

13 355

488 409

474 531

2005

384 329

39 118

48 200

34 825

13 940

485 587

472 212

2006

391 155

40 173

48 529

34 803

14 511

494 368

480 642

2007

419 689

38 223

47 931

35 486

15 069

520 912

508 467

2008

411 802

36 048

49 424

38 082

15 616

512 890

501 548

2009

419 841

34 352

47 656

32 970

16 150

517 999

503 313

2010

433 688

36 442

48 803

30 890

16 671

535 605

517 691

2011

412 992

40 228

49 169

34 590

17 282

519 670

505 091

2012

425 532

38 955

48 224

25 429

17 866

530 577

507 782

2013

445 187

41 349

49 841

20 609

18 387

554 764

525 532

2014

436 363

41 878

50 269

19 148

18 965

547 475

516 354

2015

429 872

41 882

49 592

19 407

19 533

540 878

510 694

The table below provides the emissions for the base year 2000, the 2012 GHG inventory and the year 2015. It also provides the changes in emissions, in terms of emission levels and percentage, for each of the four sectors.

Sector

Emissions (Gg CO2e)

Increase
2000 to 2015

Increase
2012 to 2015

 

2000

2012

2015

Gg CO2e

%

Gg CO2e

%

Energy

341 494

425 532

429 872

88 377

25,9

4 340

1,0

IPPU

34 071

38 955

41 882

7 812

22,9

2 927

7,5

AFOLU (excl. FOLU)

50 600

48 224

49 592

-1 008

-2,0

1 368

2,8

AFOLU (incl. FOLU)

35 306

25 429

19 407

-15 899

-45,0

-6 022

-23,7

Waste

10 838

17 866

19 533

8 695

80,2

1 667

9,3

Gross total

437 003

530 577

540 878

103 876

23,8

10 302

1,9

Net total

421 709

507 782

510 694

88 985

21,1

2 912

0,6

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18 April 2019 - NW748

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Matiase, Mr NS to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

What number of counsellors are employed at each institution of higher learning?

Reply:

The Department does not collect information on the number of counsellors employed by institutions of higher learning. The Department has requested institutions to provide information on the number of counsellors employed at their various campus clinics/counselling centres. This will take some time to compile, and as soon as the data is available, the information will be provided.

18 April 2019 - NW547

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Khubisa, Mr NM to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

With reference to the climate change and constant changing weather conditions, particularly in the uMkhanyakude district and other rural communities where there have been reports of persons dying due to thunderstorms, what is her Department, together with the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, doing to deal with the situation?

Reply:

South African Weather Service (SAWS) has a close and active relationship with South Africa’s disaster management structures at all levels. SAWS participates in the quarterly local, district and provincial disaster management forum meetings, which include, among others, the uMkhanyakude District Municipality. At these meetings a seven-day outlook on the expected weather is usually presented, as well as longer seasonal (one to three months) predictions. The last uMkhanyakude disaster meeting forum was held on 7 February 2019.

In addition, SAWS also conducts awareness campaigns in the rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal Province. SAWS also issues different categories of weather warnings in the province through different media platforms, including SMSs and radio, e.g. Ukhozi FM. The recent severe weather event on 23 February 2019 caused considerable hardship to the northern part of the Province. For this event, severe weather was foreseen using model predictions and weather radar observations; and warnings were issued to the media, including community radio stations, and through SMSs. This specific event is being investigated in detail as a special case study. In this manner SAWS is constantly improving its understanding of such storms and their impacts in order to improve its services and warnings.

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18 April 2019 - NW195

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Chance, Mr R to ask the Minister of Small Development

What was the (a) destination, (b) purpose, (c) detailed cost breakdown and (d) outcomes of her overseas trips conducted since 1 June 2017?”

Reply:

Date

Date: 13-16 June 2017

(a) Destination

Washington, Unites States of America

(b) Purpose

Attending the 11th Biennial United States-Africa Business Summit

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R133 038.23

Approximately Subsistence and Travel (S&T): R8 202.01

Approximately Accommodation: R 83 338.40

Approximately Ground transport: R 9 254.00

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister was requested by the State President, former President Jacob Zuma to represent South Africa at the 11th Biennial USA-Africa Business Summit wherein Minister would speak to South Africa and Africa’s economic strategies and partnership with the US Governments policies towards South Africa and Africa. This included the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and elements of the SA-US bilateral partnership. In addition, Minister provided the rationale for Africa’s developmental approach as implemented through regional integration and as premised on Agenda 2063: The Africa we want. Minister further provided a progress update on how Africa is making great strides to realising its regional integration aspirations through the implementation of the Tri-Partite Free-Trade Area (and other regional free trade areas) as well as the Continental Free Trade Area. Minister Zulu further met with the World Bank Group to discuss potential partnership with the Bank in so far as entrepreneurship is concerned. The Bank committed to work with DSBB through their regional office to render relevant assistance in entrepreneurship policy and support for emerging and high performing enterprises.

Date

Date: 21-24 June 2017

(a) Destination

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

(b) Purpose

Attending the 9th Conference of Ministers of the Coordination Committee for Development of African Handicraft (CODEPA)

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air Travel: R 21 564.69

Approximately S&T: R 8 571.00

Approximately Accommodation: R 12 200.00

Approximately Ground Transport: R 11 481.00

(d) Outcomes of the trip

The focus of the 9th Conference of Ministers of the Committee for Development of African (CODEPA) Handicraft was to engage on matters relating to the development and promotion of African handicrafts. The Conference also reflected on the 8th CODEPA Conference and held dialogues on ways to address obstacles in the handicrafts sector across the continent. The conference agreed on renewed efforts towards; investing additional resources in the sector for development purposes; the need to enhance support for infrastructure, skills and market access initiatives within the African continent and beyond and; the necessity for data-collection and analysis in the craft environment, amongst the key outcomes.

Minister Lindiwe Zulu was elected as the Second Vice President of the CODEPA. South Africa will assume the Presidency of and host the CODEPA Conference in 2019 given CODEPA’s succession system. Linked to this role, South Africa is to share with other member states the best practises on the development of and on the promotion of the craft sector. Furthermore, South Africa and Zimbabwe, agreed to work together in mobilising Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States to participate and collaborate on flagship projects in the craft sector through bilateral means as well as through CODEPA.

Date

01 – 7 September 2017

(a) Destination

Xiamen, China

(b) Purpose

To attend the 9th BRICS Summit which was held against the theme: BRICS A stronger partnership for a brighter Future? The Minister was requested by the President to support him in attendance particularly with matters relating to SMME Development.

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R 188 677.38

Approximately S&T: R 28 766.00

Approximately Accommodation: R 102 349.00.

Approximately Ground transport: R 35 156.29

(d) Outcomes of the trip

The BRICS Summit adopted the BRICS Declaration which looked at progress on matters discussed in the previous BRICS Summit and determined ways and means to further enhance the partnership based on mutual and equal benefit for all members. The summit further prioritized putting in place mechanisms that enhance economic development and inclusion of all members particularly through the promotion of SMME Development. The meeting also discussed matters pertaining to the global economic situation and international economic governance, international and regional hotspot issues and national security and development, amongst others. The Summit also acknowledged the recent launch of the Africa Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB), which was launched last month in Johannesburg. The BRICS Development Bank underlines BRIC’s commitment to the development of the African continent and emerging markets.

Date

Date: 07 – 13 October 2017

(a) Destination

Guangzhou, China

(b) Purpose

Attending 14th China International Small and Medium Enterprise Fair (CISMEF)

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R 180 838.29

Approximately S&T: R 32 683.00

Accommodation: Not applicable.

Ground transport: Not applicable.

(d) Outcomes of the trip

South Africa co-hosted the 14th CISMEF and this provided the Department with an opportunity to show-case the capabilities of local SME’s in South Africa with those at a global scale. The opportunity afforded our SME’s with a platform not only to access global markets for their products but, also to gain linkages to their Chinese counterparts.

The upshot of CISMEF was the conducting of Business to Business (B2B) match making engagements principally with clients from the Bank of China and other business associations. South African exhibitors have reported successful market linkages with Chinese counterparts. The process of engagement between South African and Chinese companies is ongoing which may translate into trade opportunities for participating enterprises, as well as possible new markets.

Date

Date: 17 – 23 November 2017

(a) Destination

Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki, Finland

(b) Purpose

Attending the 2017 Start-up Nations Summit

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air Travel: R 90520.00

Approximately S&T: R 28 443.00

Approximately Accommodation: R 8 490.00

Approximately Ground Transport: R 54 269.70

(d) Outcomes of the trip

The Minister represented South Africa in participation in the Start-up Nations Chapter in South Africa, the Start-up Nations Summit and Bilateral meetings in Finland was aimed to broaden economic relations between South Africa and Finland in the areas of Informal and Communication Technology; and Research and Development.

A series of bilateral engagements between the Minister of Small Business Development with counterparts in Finland took place. These engagements led to amongst other outcomes, to strategic partnership noted through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Minister of Small Business Development and the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Entrepreneurship Network to facilitate access to market for SMMES and start-ups, partnerships and navigating through government regulations in the respective countries.

Date

14 - 19 April 2018

(a) Destination

Istanbul, Turkey

(b) Purpose

To attend and participate at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC). South Africa through the department of Small Business Development is a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Network which is responsible for the GEC.

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R 135 841.93

Approximately S&T: R 25 388.00

Approximately Accommodation: R 24 881.00

Approximately Ground transport: R 22 186.00

(d) Outcomes of the trip

South Africa participated in the GEC as we previously hosted the 2017 Congress in Johannesburg and needed to take forward the matters discussed in that year. South Africa also serves as a Member of the Start-up Nations Steering Committee which directs the agenda for the Start-up Nations Summit. The Conference discussed ways of enhancing Entrepreneurship policy globally and success and failures experienced in various regions. South Africa also took a few of its high performing start-ups to experience the global developmental trends by other start-ups but also to share our own experience. South Africa also received 3 awards for its work in developing the South African and regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. These included: the GEN Country of the year award; the GEN Brand Champions award; and the GEN Research Champions awards. This acknowledgement is good for the country as it is seen as a catalyst in developing entrepreneurial policy and encouraging start-ups. South Africa further contributed to discussions on digital inclusion for entrepreneurship ecosystems, the role of entrepreneurship ecosystems and governing with dynamic growth-orientated business in mind.

Date

03 – 08 June 2018

(a) Destination

Brussels, Belgium

(b) Purpose

Attending and participating in the 12th European Development Days Conference

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R 226 165, 36

Approximately S&T: R34 763, 32

Approximately Accommodation: R 56 940, 00

Approximately Ground transport: R 12 000, 00

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister Zulu participated in the 12th EU Development Days representing South Africa upon the request of Minister of International Relations and Cooperation. The conference deliberated on “Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower and invest.” Minister delivered remarks at a Special Session dedicated to the Centenaries of the late President Mandela and Mama Alberatina Sisulu on their role in the Upliftment of women. The South Africa delegation also had meetings with the European Union division responsible for Entrepreneurship development and with the African and European Business Angels Network to forge stringer ties with South African entrepreneurs and possible partnerships on entrepreneurial policy. Minister Zulu also met with her Belgian counterpart to strengthen our bilateral partnership on the enhancement of SMME and Cooperatives development and consider relooking at agreements that have lapsed in this regard.

Date

09 – 13 July 2018

(a) Destination

Washington DC, USA

(b) Purpose

Attendance at the 17th AGOA Forum representing South Africa.

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R 196 995.00

Approximately S&T: R 18 122.80

Approximately Accommodation: R 25 000.00

Approximately Ground transport: R 3 000.00

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister Zulu together with Minister Davies represented South Africa participated in AGOA to further strengthen Africa’s position of the forum and to also highlight South Africa’s own priorities under the partnership in line with the theme Forging New Strategies for US-Africa Trade. South Africa also contributed to discussions on “facilitating US-Africa Small Business Trade through e-commerce and highlighted Africa’s experience in this regard. South Africa also engaged with the US Small Business Administration to enhance bilateral relations as it related to the promotion of Small Business and Cooperatives development.

Date

27-30 August 2018

(a) Destination

Balaclava, Mauritius

(b) Purpose

Attendance and participation at the Indian-Ocean Rim Association Ministerial Conference on Women economic Empowerment

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R29 544.68

Approximately S&T: R11 982.80

Approximately Accommodation: Not Applicable

Approximately Ground transport: R10499. 76

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister Zulu was invited to attend and Co-Chair this session by virtue of South Africa’s Chair-ship of IORA from 2017-2019. South Africa’s participation was against the premise that Uniting the peoples of Africa, Asia, Australasia, and the Middle East through enhanced cooperation for peace, stability and sustainable development, in line with our national interests as a country which are manifested in our policy frameworks and underpinned by the National Development Plan (NDP). Minister Zulu also met with her Mauritius counterpart to strengthen trade and investment relations ass driven by SMME’s and Cooperatives. South Africa’s participation also highlighted the work we are doing on building the Blue Economy, Infrastructure Development, Industrialisation and Manufacturing, ICT Development and Digital Technology, and Agriculture and Agro-processing, with emphasis on localization, enterprise supplier development programmes and procurement and skills development for SMMEs within these high end productive sectors, and incorporating women into these sectors.

Date

06 -10 November 2018

(a) Destination

London, United Kingdom

(b) Purpose

Attendance and Participation Women MPs of the World Conference and Visit to We Work London

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: Not applicable

Approximately S&T: R 6882.84

Approximately Accommodation: Not applicable

Approximately Ground transport: Not applicable

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister Zulu attended the Women MPs of the World Conference which deliberated on women economic empowerment issues, ending violence against women and girls, championing access to voluntary family planning, and breaking barriers to girls’ education. Minister participation expressed ow South Africa has integrated women into all spheres of society including in parliament, and leadership positions including in business. Minister also visited and met with WeWork London and Flatron School with the aim of learning about their incubation model. We Work’s model provides for shared workspace for technology start-ups communities, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, start-ups, small businesses and large enterprises. South Africa has a similar model through which local SMEs can also access services to enhance their operations.

Date

23-24 February 2019

(a) Destination

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

(b) Purpose

Minister Zulu was requested by President Ramaphosa to attend the Presidential Inauguration of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s President elect Mr Felix Tshiskekedi on behalf of the Republic of South Africa.

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: Not Applicable

Approximately S&T: Not Applicable

Approximately Accommodation: Not Applicable

Approximately Ground transport: Not Applicable

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister Zulu represented South Africa at the Presidential Inauguration of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo to show South Africa’s cordial relations with the People of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Date

10-17 March 2019

(a) Destination

New York, United States of America

(b) Purpose

Attendance and Participation at the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women

(c) Detailed cost breakdown

Approximately Air travel: R100 298.68

Approximately S&T: R13 671.00

Approximately Accommodation: R58 400.00

Approximately Ground transport: R 8400.00

(d) Outcomes of the trip

Minister Zulu formed part of the South African delegation in attendance at this 63rd Commission on the Status of Women, and highlighted South Africa’s role in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and its Action Plan. In particular Minister Zulu focused on the South Africa’s advances in the inclusion of women into the economy through entrepreneurship, as well as South Africa’s role in promoting human rights, peace and security especially for women.

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Yako, Ms Y to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

What number of (a) tender briefings were held in 2018 by (i) her Department and (ii) each of the entities reporting to her; and (b) specified briefings were compulsory?

Reply:

Department of Environmental Affairs

(a) (i) Number of tender briefings in:

2017/18 = Eighteen(18); and

2018/19 = Sixteen(16)

Total = Thirty-four (34)

(b) 2017/18 = Seveteen (17); and

     2018/19 = Seven (7)

     Total = 24

 

iSimangaliso

(a) (ii) Number of tender briefings in:

2017/18 = None (0); and

2018/19 = One (1)

Total = One (1)

(b) One (1)

 

South African National Biodiversity Institute

(a) (ii) Number of tender briefings in:

2017/18 = Twenty-seven (27); and

2018/19 = Thirty-four (34)

Total = Sixty-one (61)

(b) Sixty (60)

 

South African National Parks

(a) (ii) Number of tender briefings in:

2017/18 = Thirty-five (35); and

2018/19 = Nineteen (19)

Total = Fifty-four (54)

(b) Fifty-two (52)

 

South African Weather Service

(a) (ii) Number of tender briefings in:

2017/18 = Nine (9); and

2018/19 = Nine (9)

Total = 18

(b) Seventeen (17)

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18 April 2019 - NW745

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Ntlangwini, Ms EN to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

What number of students (a) applied for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme at each institution of higher learning in 2019, (b) who applied for funding at each institution have (i) had their applications approved and (ii) received their funding allocations?

Reply:

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provided responses to the questions posed.

a) Number of 2019 applications for funding: 555 708.

b) The breakdown of applications and approved applications (funding eligible) per institution are attached as Annexure A.

(i) Number of approved 2019 applications: 445 054.

(ii) Number of students allocated funding: 433 516.

Annexure A

2019 APPLICATIONS FOR NSFAS FUNDING

TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRAINING COLLEGES

INSTITUTION

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

FUNDING ELIGIBLE

BOLAND

3 942

3 454

BUFFALO CITY

2 505

2 285

CAPRICORN

5 162

4 427

CENTRAL JOHANNESBURG

3 800

3 380

COASTAL KWAZULU-NATAL

5 844

5 308

COLLEGE OF CAPE TOWN

4 238

3 803

EAST CAPE MIDLANDS

2 701

2 486

EHLANZENI

4 720

4 360

EKURHULENI EAST

4 780

4 310

EKURHULENI WEST

6 715

6 240

ELANGENI

4 999

4 545

ESAYIDI

2 739

2 544

FALSE BAY

2 405

2 133

FLAVIUS MAREKA

1 569

1 428

GERT SIBANDE

6 600

6 107

GOLDFIELDS

2 280

2 109

IKHALA

1 917

1 778

INGWE

2 156

2 018

KING HINTSA

1 616

1 461

KING SABATA DALINDYEBO

3 159

3 009

LEPHALALE

1 036

956

LETABA

1 875

1 700

LOVEDALE

1 406

1 261

MAJUBA

6 960

6 686

MALUTI

4 024

3 594

MNAMBITHI

1 642

1 586

MOPANI SOUTH EAST

2 036

1 866

MOTHEO

4 677

4 301

MTHASHANA

2 064

1 945

NKANGALA

4 274

3 871

NORTHERN CAPE RURAL

2 164

1 936

NORTHERN CAPE URBAN

4 684

4 469

NORTHLINK

5 408

4 904

ORBIT

4 135

3 464

PORT ELIZABETH

3 065

2 763

SEDIBENG

4 320

3 905

SEKHUKHUNE

1 830

1 659

SOUTH CAPE

2 875

2 617

SOUTH WEST GAUTENG

5 659

5 137

TALETSO

2 310

2 020

THEKWINI

3 373

3 039

TSHWANA NORTH

5 140

4 476

TSHWANE SOUTH

3 733

3 299

UMFOLOZI

4 256

3 897

UMGUNGUNDLOVU

4 427

3 902

VHEMBE

6 150

5 642

VUSELELA

3 535

3 114

WATERBERG

2 364

2 209

WEST COAST

3 668

3 428

WESTERN

5 768

5 230

UNIVERSITIES

CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

10 040

7 195

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

8 143

6 045

DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

17 267

13 871

MANGOSUTHU UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

7 478

6 003

NELSON MANDELA METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

11 514

8 478

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY

15 789

11 527

RHODES UNIVERSITY

1 532

999

SEFAKO MAKGATHO HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY

2 125

1 509

SOL PLAATJE UNIVERSITY

848

646

TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

29 558

23 573

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

5 178

3 587

UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE

6 047

4 405

UNIVERSITY OF FREE STATE

20 063

15 485

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG

34 966

27 522

UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU NATAL

24 921

19 849

UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO

15 246

12 331

UNIVERSITY OF MPUMALANGA

1 453

1 192

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

8 543

5 781

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA

95 444

66 546

UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH

2 912

1 801

UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE

7 594

5 281

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND

8 532

5 555

UNIVERSITY OF VENDA

6 911

5 301

UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND

11 138

9 218

VAAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

5 901

4 345

WALTER SISULU UNIVERSITY

13 860

10 948

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Mkhaliphi, Ms HO to ask the Minister of Finance

(a) Who paid for the Nugent Commission of Inquiry Into Tax Administration and Governance by SA Revenue Service (the Commission) and (b) are the details of the amount that was paid in Rand, including remuneration of individuals and employees and cost of consumables; (2) (a)(i) what total amount and at what rate per day was Justice Robert Nugent paid for the work of the Commission and (ii) for what number of days in total and (b) on what date was his last day of remunerated work; (3) has the commission completed its work; if not, on what legal provision is the commission relying for continuing to be active at SARS after completion of its work and the submission of its final report if so, when was the last official day?

Reply:

1. (a) The Nugent Commission was funded by the fiscus, which is the same as other Commissions.

   (b) A total amount of R7 985 726 was spent on the Commission.

2. (a) Judge Nugent was paid in accordance with the President’s determination on remuneration of the Chairperson of the Commission. He received a total amount R816 459 for the period 1 June to 31 December 2018.

  (b) The last day of the Commission was 31 December 2018.

3. The work of the Commission has been finalised and the report was submitted to the Office of the President.

18 April 2019 - NW505

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Mulaudzi, Adv TE to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

(a) What number of (i) buildings, (ii) properties and (iii) facilities does his department currently (aa) own and (bb) rent, (b) what is the value and purpose of each (i) owned and (ii) rented property and (c)(i) for how long has each property been rented, (ii) from whom is each property rented and (iii) what is the monthly rental fee for each property?

Reply:

a) The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD) –

(aa) does not own any properties, but is the user of properties of which the Department of Public Works (DPW) is the custodian;

(bb) 120 buildings are being rented at present.

b) The property valuations are done by the respective landlords and the DoJ&CD, as the tenant/user, does not keep that information.

c) If a lease expires, interim leases are run on a month to month contractual basis until such a time that DPW has concluded further final lease agreements.

d) The table below provides detailed information in response to the questions above posed by the Honourable Member:

NO.

PROVINCE

BUILDING / LAND DESCRIPTION

TOWN

PURPOSE

HOW LONG HAS EACH PROPERTY BEEN RENTED

LESSOR NAME – LANDLORD

MONTHLY RENTAL

         

INITIAL OCCUPATION DATE

LEASE START

LEASE END

   

1

FREE-STATE

MAGISTRATE OFFICE

PAUL ROUX

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1954/01/01

2017/07/01

2018/06/30

DIHLABENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

R 1 113.08

2

FREE-STATE

BATHO COURT HALL

BLOEMFONTEIN

COURT

1954/07/01

2017/06/01

2018/05/31

MANGAUNG METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

R 166.96

3

FREE-STATE

FEDSURE HOUSE

BLOEMFONTEIN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1987/04/05

2010/11/01

2019/10/31

MENDO PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 163 091.01

4

FREE-STATE

MAGISTRATE OFFICES

VILJOENSKROON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1960/06/01

2018/10/01

2019/09/30

ALIC GOSSAYN PTY LTD

R 39 097.96

5

FREE-STATE

SOUTHERN LIFE BUILDING

BLOEMFONTEIN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1994/12/01

2013/12/01

2023/10/31

ANM INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD

R 302 054.97

6

FREE-STATE

OLD POST OFFICE

BOTHAVILLE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1998/07/01

2018/04/01

2019/03/31

ISMAR BELEGGINGS (EDMS) BPK

R 30 165.87

7

FREE-STATE

ROSESTAD SANLAM BUILDING

BLOEMFONTEIN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/09/01

2017/04/01

2019/03/31

MICHAEL FAMILY TRUST

R 58 283.56

8

FREE-STATE

COLONIAL BUILDING

BLOEMFONTEIN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/11/01

2018/11/01

2019/10/31

BLUE BEACON INVESTMENTS 206 PT

R 383 515.95

9

FREE-STATE

COLONIAL BUILDING

BLOEMFONTEIN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/04/01

2009/04/01

2017/10/31

BLUE BEACON INVESTMENTS 206 PT

R 32 928.76

10

FREE-STATE

WATERFALL CENTRE

BLOEMFONTEIN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/12/01

2018/06/01

2028/04/30

MAYULA PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY

R 404 969.58

11

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATES COURT

HOPEFIELD

COURT

1953/09/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

AMERICA MOIRINHO CC

R 20 869.22

12

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATE COURT BONNIEVALE

BONNIEVALE

COURT

1975/03/01

2017/06/01

2022/05/31

LANGEBERG MUNICIPALITY

R 14 251.60

13

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATE COURT

STRAND

COURT

1965/10/15

2016/01/01

2025/12/31

CITY OF CAPE TOWN

R 64 837.38

14

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATES COURT

GOODWOOD

COURT

1961/09/01

2016/01/01

2025/12/31

CITY OF CAPE TOWN

R 249 548.95

15

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATES COURT

PAROW

COURT

1968/10/18

2016/01/01

2025/12/31

CITY OF CAPE TOWN

R 185 152.47

16

WESTERN CAPE

BHORAT CENTRE

ATHLONE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1986/01/01

2018/10/01

2019/09/30

TRYMORE INVESTMENTS (50)

R 27 513.78

17

WESTERN CAPE

COMMISSIONER HOUSE

BELLVILLE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1997/06/01

2018/11/01

2019/10/31

JHI PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 45 385.78

18

WESTERN CAPE

22 LONG STREET

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1998/05/01

2016/04/01

2019/03/31

PHOMELLA PROPERTY INVESTMENTS

R 347 327.23

19

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATES COURT

CITRUSDAL

COURT

2000/03/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

PACISCOR BELEGGINGS NO. 12

R 23 130.08

20

WESTERN CAPE

MAGISTRATES COURT

LAAIPLEK

COURT

1943/01/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

SWEMMERPARK BELEGGINGS BK

R 27 559.38

21

WESTERN CAPE

115 BUITENGRACHT STREET

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/04/01

2013/05/01

2023/03/31

JHI PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 1 736 487.18

22

WESTERN CAPE

ATTERBURY HOUSE

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/10/01

2016/04/01

2019/03/31

RENNIE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CAP

R 206 374.20

23

WESTERN CAPE

UNION CASTLE BUILDING

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/10/01

2018/10/01

2019/09/30

BPG- INVESTEC PROP ITO SEC32

R 147 407.73

24

WESTERN CAPE

BATELEUR PARK

GEORGE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2006/01/01

2016/06/01

2019/05/31

KING OF STORMS PROPERTIES

R 32 140.83

25

WESTERN CAPE

PHILLIPI MAGISTRATES COURT

NYANGA

COURT

2005/06/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

EXCELLERATE REAL ESTATE SERVICE

R 165 971.11

26

WESTERN CAPE

COMMISSIONER HOUSE

BELLVILLE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2006/12/01

2018/11/01

2019/10/31

JHI PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 62 971.54

27

WESTERN CAPE

67 HIGH STREET

WORCESTER

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2008/07/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

HOOGSTRAAT 67 EIENDOMS TRUST

R 35 566.65

28

WESTERN CAPE

DULLAH OMAR

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2013/05/01

2013/05/01

2021/04/30

RENNIE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CAP

R 1 256 099.18

29

WESTERN CAPE

BUS STOP

PLETTENBERG BAY

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2014/04/01

2016/04/01

2021/03/31

GOLDEN REWARDS 403 CC

R 9.79

30

WESTERN CAPE

112 LOOP STREET

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2014/03/01

2014/03/01

2019/02/28

KINGS CROSS CORNER PROPERTY DE

R 113 027.88

31

WESTERN CAPE

NORTON ROSE HOUSE

CAPE TOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2018/09/01

2018/10/01

2023/09/30

RENNIE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CAP

R 0.00

32

KWAZULU-NATAL

MARITIME HOUSE: 15 & 16 FLOORS

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1992/10/15

2019/01/01

2019/12/31

BROLL PROPERTY GROUP (PTY) LTD

R 114 913.30

33

KWAZULU-NATAL

ENCR: MASONIC GROVE

DURBAN

LAND ATTACHED TO COURT

1984/10/01

1984/10/01

2083/09/30

ETHEKWINI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

R 0.83

34

KWAZULU-NATAL

ENCR: MASONIC GROVE

DURBAN

LAND ATTACHED TO COURT

1965/02/15

1965/02/01

2064/01/31

ETHEKWINI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

R 0.10

35

KWAZULU-NATAL

DELOITTE & TOUCHE HOUSE

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2001/12/01

2018/08/01

2019/07/31

DELTA PROPERTY FUND LTD

R 418 747.75

36

KWAZULU-NATAL

JUSTICE BLDG

RICHARDS BAY

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2000/12/01

2019/03/01

2020/02/29

LETIRE CC

R 95 316.59

37

KWAZULU-NATAL

OLD RAMSGATE TOWN BOARD OFFICE

RAMSGATE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2000/01/01

2019/01/01

2019/12/31

RAY NKONYENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

R 34 993.86

38

KWAZULU-NATAL

325 PIETERMARITZ STREET

PIETERMARITZ-BURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/07/01

2018/11/01

2019/10/31

LOGOPROPS 32 (PTY) LTD

R 109 904.63

39

KWAZULU-NATAL

OLD NEDBANK BLDG

PIETERMARITZ-BURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/04/01

2018/10/01

2019/09/30

SADDLE PATH PROPS 69 PTY LTD

R 79 785.00

40

KWAZULU-NATAL

JOHN ROSS HOUSE: 4 - 7 FLOORS

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/10/01

2016/06/01

2019/05/31

BROLL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

R 127 886.57

41

KWAZULU-NATAL

METROPOLITAN LIFE BLDG

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/05/01

2019/01/01

2019/12/31

ERIS PROPERTY GROUP (PTY) LTD

R 281 420.87

42

KWAZULU-NATAL

SOUTHERN LIFE HOUSE

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/05/01

2018/12/01

2019/11/30

DELTA PROP FUND-88 FIELD STR

R 755 822.78

43

KWAZULU-NATAL

313 PIETERMARITZ STREET

PIETREMARITZ-BURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/08/01

2018/06/01

2019/05/31

POCLAIM PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS

R 40 809.67

44

KWAZULU-NATAL

LIBERTY HOUSE

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2011/08/01

2018/11/01

2019/10/31

INTERPARK SOUTH AFRICA(PTY)LTD

R 12 004.03

45

KWAZULU-NATAL

DELOITTE & TOUCHE HOUSE

DURBAN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2014/08/01

2018/08/01

2019/07/31

DELTA PROPERTY FUND LTD

R 290 696.75

46

GAUTENG

MAGISTRATE COURT

KWA TTHEMBA

COURT

2003/04/01

2007/01/01

2007/12/31

EKURHULENI METROPALITAN MUNICIPALITY

R 0.00

47

GAUTENG

MAGISTRATE COURT

SOWETO

COURT

1999/01/01

1999/01/01

2097/12/31

COJ PROPCOM COJ PORTFOLIO

R 1 842.57

48

GAUTENG

NORTH STATE BUILDING

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1999/06/01

2010/01/01

2019/11/30

REBOSIS PROPERTY FUND LIMITED

R 734 634.21

49

GAUTENG

ARBOUR SQUARE

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1996/09/01

2010/01/01

2019/11/30

PHOMELLA PROPERTY INVESTMENTS

R 581 594.87

50

GAUTENG

TRUST BANK CENTRE

RANDBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/04/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

FASTPULSE TRADING 406 (PTY) LT

R 105 734.70

51

GAUTENG

SCHREINER CHAMBERS

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/03/01

2011/04/01

2021/02/28

ASCENSION PROPERTIES LTD

R 228 733.39

52

GAUTENG

HOLLARD HOUSE

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/04/01

2008/04/01

2018/02/28

DELTA PROPERTY FUND LTD

R 695 023.92

53

GAUTENG

NEDCOR BUILDING

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/10/01

2010/05/01

2020/03/31

REBOSIS PROPERTY FUND LIMITED

R 202 245.11

54

GAUTENG

MIDRAND MAGISTRATE COURT

MIDRAND

COURT

1995/12/01

1995/12/01

2094/11/30

COJ PROPCOM COJ PORTFOLIO

R 0.00

55

GAUTENG

SCHREINER CHAMBERS

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2011/03/22

2011/04/01

2021/02/28

ASCENSION PROPERTIES LTD

R 506 403.38

56

GAUTENG

MORVEST BUILDING

MIDRAND

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2016/05/01

2016/05/01

2021/04/30

MORVEST PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

R 674 519.55

57

GAUTENG

HILLSIDE HOUSE

JOHANNESBURG

COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY

2018/06/01

2018/06/01

2019/05/31

REDEFINE PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 134 383.70

58

GAUTENG

HILL ON EMPIRE

JOHANNESBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2018/08/01

2018/08/01

2019/07/31

TBG MEDIA DEPOSITS

R 48 960.00

59

GAUTENG

HILL ON EMPIRE AUDITORIUM

JOHANNESBURG

COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY

2018/08/01

2018/08/01

2019/07/31

TBG MEDIA DEPOSITS

R 693 000.00

60

NORTHERN CAPE

MAGISTRATES COURT

KEIMOES

COURT

1988/02/01

2017/07/01

2018/06/30

VON WIELLIGH

R 23 881.82

61

NORTHERN CAPE

OSCAR VAN WYK BUILDING

JAN KEMPDORP

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1994/01/01

2017/07/01

2018/06/30

PHOKWANE MUNICIPALITY

R 13 401.07

62

NORTHERN CAPE

STEPS OF MAGISTRATE OFFICE

PRIESKA

LAND / ENCROUCHMENT TO THE COURT

1988/01/01

2017/07/01

2018/06/30

SIYATHEMBA MUNICIPALITY

R 20.00

63

NORTHERN CAPE

WB BUILDING

KIMBERLEY

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2006/08/01

2016/03/01

2019/02/28

JHI PROPERTIES (PTY)LTD

R 43 221.79

64

NORTHERN CAPE

OLD FNB BUILDING

GARIES

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2012/11/19

2016/04/01

2019/03/31

NAWAZ INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD

R 15 857.60

65

NORTHERN CAPE

WILCON HOUSE

KIMBERLEY

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2017/08/01

2017/08/01

2022/07/31

EXCELLERATE REAL ESTATE SERVICE

R 380 502.92

66

NORTH WEST

MAGISTRATE OFFICE

COLIGNY

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/04/01

2018/07/01

2019/06/30

THE TRUSTEE

R 35 167.37

67

NORTH WEST

TLHABANE MAGISTRATE'S COURT

TLHABANE

OFFICE/ COURT

32782

43313

43677

GEPF PIC SERVICES

R 466 138.77

68

NORTH WEST

P.O. BOX 350

MAFIKENG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/11/01

2019/03/01

2022/02/28

RAZIFA INVESTMENT (PTY) LTD

R 123 186.72

69

NORTH WEST

AYOB GARDENS

MAFIKENG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/04/01

2019/03/01

2020/02/29

AH AYOB & CO

R 306 525.69

70

NORTH WEST

WHITE HOUSE

MMABATHO

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/12/01

2018/08/01

2019/07/31

M I BINAZIR PROPERTY DEVELOPER

R 153 211.25

71

NORTH WEST

MEGACITY

MMABATHO

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2015/07/01

2015/07/01

2020/06/30

COLUMBIA FALLS PROPERTIES 80

R 154 201.34

72

MPUMALA-NGA

MAGISTRATES OFFICE

GRASKOP

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1998/04/01

2018/06/01

2019/05/31

KOENSRUST PLASE (PTY) LTD

R 93 294.63

73

MPUMALA-NGA

NEDBANK BUILDING

NELSPRUIT

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1999/12/15

2018/04/01

2019/03/31

REDEFINE PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 203 581.52

74

MPUMALA-NGA

ABSA BUILDING

MORGENZON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/12/01

2018/07/01

2019/06/30

JASBRO TRUST

R 25 692.39

75

MPUMALA-NGA

PROSEC BUILDING

MIDDELBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/04/01

2018/04/01

2019/03/31

AQUARELLA INVESTMENTS 365 PTY

R 19 020.96

76

MPUMALA-NGA

CALTEX BUILDING

NELSPRUIT

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2010/01/01

2019/01/01

2019/12/31

BRICK ON BRICK PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

R 49 924.63

77

LIMPOPO

MAY WEST BUILDING

PIETERSBURG

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/02/01

2018/09/01

2019/08/31

EXCELLERATE REAL ESTATE SERVICE

R 469 044.15

78

EASTERN CAPE

DICKS BUILDING

GRAHAMSTOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1957/08/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

THE DICKS BUILDING

R 195 838.87

79

EASTERN CAPE

9 BATHURST STREET

GRAHAMSTOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1983/07/01

2017/05/01

2020/04/30

DARE

R 32 228.60

80

EASTERN CAPE

ERF 44 PERIODICAL COURT

KEI MOUTH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1997/09/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

J R BUSINESS TRUST

R 18 031.96

81

EASTERN CAPE

ERF 9184 KWANOBUHLE ADMIN BLDG

UITENHAGE

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1996/01/01

2017/11/01

2022/10/31

NELSON MANDELA BAY METROPOLITAN

R 23 968.00

82

EASTERN CAPE

ALGOA HOUSE

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1998/05/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

SUMMERTON RESIDENTIAL RENTALS

R 131 181.60

83

EASTERN CAPE

53 FOURTH AVENUE

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2001/03/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

SCHOL PROPERTY AND CONSULTING

R 52 845.29

84

EASTERN CAPE

RMO BUILDING

EAST LONDON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2000/05/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

TRANSNET PROPERTY

R 221 211.15

85

EASTERN CAPE

TOURISM BOARD BUILDING

BISHO

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/10/14

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

EASTERN CAPE PARKS AND TOURISM

R 87 520.66

86

EASTERN CAPE

SANLAM PARK

EAST LONDON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/10/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

EXCELLERATE REAL ESTATE SERVICE

R 391 444.36

87

EASTERN CAPE

SANLAM PARK TRIBUNAL

EAST LONDON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/10/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

EXCELLERATE REAL ESTATE SERVICE

R 183 346.04

88

EASTERN CAPE

5 BIRD STREET

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/11/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

INVESTPRO COMMERCIAL

R 10 017.23

89

EASTERN CAPE

29 ST PETERS ROAD

EAST LONDON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/11/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

SLIP KNOT INVESTMENTS 777 PTY

R 43 699.53

90

EASTERN CAPE

WOOL HOUSE

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/07/01

2017/05/01

2020/04/30

WOOL TRUST

R 36 649.95

91

EASTERN CAPE

WOOL HOUSE

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2004/05/23

2017/05/01

2020/04/30

WOOL TRUST

R 52 983.79

92

EASTERN CAPE

1 BIRD STREET

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2005/04/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

INVESTPRO COMMERCIAL

R 89 086.52

93

EASTERN CAPE

FBC HOUSE

BISHO

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2005/03/14

2014/02/01

2019/01/31

FERGUS PROPERTIES CC

R 109 067.91

94

EASTERN CAPE

WAVERLEY OFFICE PARK

EAST LONDON

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2005/06/28

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

SLIP KNOT INVESTMENTS 777 PTY

R 517 209.22

95

EASTERN CAPE

HAYTONS BUILDING

GRAHAMSTOWN

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2005/12/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

NEELSHAL PROPERTY INVESTMENTS

R 173 259.35

96

EASTERN CAPE

OLD ABSA BUILDING

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/04/17

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

SLIP KNOT INVESTMENTS 777 PTY

R 146 800.71

97

EASTERN CAPE

NATIONAL PROSECUTING AUTHORITY

CRADOCK

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2012/02/01

2016/05/01

2019/04/30

DU RANDT W.J.

R 29 663.04

98

EASTERN CAPE

WOOL TRUST BUILDING

PORT ELIZABETH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2015/05/01

2015/05/01

2020/04/30

WOOL TRUST

R 191 953.66

99

GAUTENG

MAMELODI MAGISTRATE COURT

PRETORIA

COURT

1973/01/02

1973/01/01

2071/12/31

MAMELODI CITY COUNCIL

R 847.54

100

GAUTENG

PROVISUS

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2008/08/18

2014/06/01

2017/05/31

PREMIUM PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 31 843.09

101

GAUTENG

CHURCH SQUARE 28

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1999/08/01

2014/06/01

2017/05/31

PREMIUM PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 458 100.22

102

GAUTENG

VGM- WEAVIND PARK

SILVERTON / PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/11/01

2002/10/01

2017/09/30

REBOSIS PROPERTY FUND LTD

R 2 309 218.72

103

GAUTENG

SINODALE CENTRE

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/11/01

2007/11/01

2017/09/30

NEW HEIGHTS 326 (PTY) LTD

R 184 906.54

104

GAUTENG

GENERAL PIET JOUBERT

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

1999/11/01

2003/11/01

2017/10/31

NEW HEIGHTS 326 (PTY) LTD

R 46 626.15

105

GAUTENG

TRAMSHED

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/12/01

2014/04/01

2017/03/31

ARNOLD PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 89 241.60

106

GAUTENG

MOMENTUM BUILDING

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2003/12/01

2014/05/01

2017/04/30

ENCHA PROPERTY SERVICES (PTY)

R 2 879 132.38

107

GAUTENG

DIE MEENT - CENTRE WALK

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2005/08/01

2014/06/01

2017/05/31

PREMIUM PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 180 643.96

108

GAUTENG

GOVPRET

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/09/01

2014/06/01

2017/05/31

PREMIUM PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 488 924.06

109

GAUTENG

MAMELODI OLD FIRE STATION BUILDING

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2010/02/01

2015/06/01

2018/05/31

CITY OF TSHWANE METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

R 9 106.53

110

GAUTENG

SALU BUILDING

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2010/10/01

2010/01/01

2019/12/31

REBOSIS PROPERTY FUND LIMITED

R 4 012 579.34

111

GAUTENG

SPOORAL PARK BUILDING

CENTURION / PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2011/04/01

2012/10/01

2017/09/30

ZAMBLI 216 (PTY) LTD

R 338 387.18

112

GAUTENG

INTERSITE

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

 

2014/12/01

2015/11/30

PREMIUM PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 197 120.00

113

GAUTENG

LACARNO

PRETORIA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2015/06/01

2015/06/01

2017/01/31

PREMIUM PROPERTIES LIMITED

R 281 150.12

114

EASTERN CAPE

PRD 2 BUILDING

MTHATHA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2000/04/01

2017/12/01

2018/11/30

GEPF-PIC*SERVICES

R 35 205.68

115

EASTERN CAPE

BROADCAST HOUSE

MTHATHA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2002/12/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

JHI PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 308 578.84

116

EASTERN CAPE

MAN POWER BUILDING

MTHATHA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2007/09/01

2018/08/01

2019/07/31

GEPF-PIC*SERVICES

R 53 196.02

117

EASTERN CAPE

BROADCAST HOUSE

MTHATHA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/04/01

2018/05/01

2019/04/30

JHI PROPERTIES (PTY) LTD

R 76 503.62

118

EASTERN CAPE

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MTHATHA

MTHATHA

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/11/01

2018/11/01

2019/10/31

DIOCESE OF MTHATHA

R 104 836.82

119

EASTERN CAPE

MANTA MICA BUILDING

ALIWAL NORTH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2009/08/01

2017/04/01

2020/03/31

BOTHA H.A.

R 41 791.47

120

EASTERN CAPE

MANTA BUILDING

ALIWAL NORTH

OFFICE / MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING

2014/04/01

2017/04/01

2020/03/31

BOTHA H.A.

R 15 885.14

1. The Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) does not own any of the buildings, properties or facilities that it utilizes.

(a) (i), (ii), (iii) – (aa) and (bb) – The OCJ utilises four (4) rented buildings, properties or facilities which are leased on its behalf by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD) through the Department of Public Works (DPW). The OCJ further shares three (3) rented buildings with the DoJ&CD, the latter being the principle tenant. The purpose of the use of each building is for the operations of the Judiciary and the OCJ.

The four (4) rented exclusive use properties include: (1) the OCJ National Office, (2) Gauteng Division of the Labour and Labour Appeals Court, (3) the Land Claims Court, and (4) the Western Cape Division of the Labour and Labour Appeals Court. The following three (3) buildings are shared by the OCJ with the DoJ&CD being the principle tenant: (1) OCJ Western Cape Provincial Service Centre, (2) the OCJ Eastern Cape Provincial Service Centre, (3) the Kwa-Zulu Natal Provincial Service Centre.

(b) (i) and (ii) – The values of the buildings rented for the exclusive use of the OCJ and those shared with DoJ&CD are unknown to the OCJ as leases are facilitated, paid and administered on its behalf by the DoJ&CD. These leases were negotiated and concluded by the DoJ&CD through the DPW before the existence of the OCJ.

(c) (i), (ii), (iii) – The OCJ National Office is rented from the Morvest Group by the DoJ&CD through the DPW. The Morvest building, was occupied since 01 June 2016 for a period of five years. The monthly rental for the OCJ National Office is averaged at R741 365.00 per month which is paid to the DoJ&CD as the lease owner.

Other leases are also administered (renewed and implemented) by the DoJ&CD.

The periods for the rental; owners of the properties; and rental paid for the leased properties are unknown to the OCJ as these leases were negotiated and concluded by the DoJ&CD through the DPW before the existence of the OCJ, and these are paid for through the DPW.

18 April 2019 - NW544

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Kalako, Mr MU to ask the Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services

With reference to the outcomes of the engagement with the creative industry with the theme Leveraging on digital platforms for Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) creatives, which focused on the fourth industrial revolution, broadcasting, audio-visual and new platforms which was held on 22 February 2019, (a) what has been derived from the engagements towards optimising the broadcasting, audio-visual and creative industries and (b) what are the priority areas for immediate implementation?

Reply:

I have been advised by the Departments as follows:-

a) The Communications Ministry was able to assess the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) on the creative sector, and within the broadcasting and audio-visual sector.

Together with the creative industries, the Ministry developed formal stakeholder platforms towards the transformation of the creative industry.

The participants agreed that Government should engage stakeholders and Parliament on the Copyright Amendment Bill; development of the Media Transformation Charter; engage broadcasters in an endeavour to curb exploitation of small and independent producers; and ensure that content owners duly benefit from their content being used on online platforms.

b) In line with developing a multi-stakeholder collaborative effort aimed at building a capable 4IR Army; we will are forming partnerships with various stakeholders to train youth focusing on the digital skills required for the 4IR

We are also engaging Broadcasters as an endeavour to curb exploitation of small and independent producers and ensure that content owners duly benefit from their content being used on online platforms; and the Ministry of Trade and Industry on the Copyright Amendment Bill concerns raised by Broadcasters and Producers to strike the correct balance. This will also address the inefficiencies in policy and regulation to provide a conducive environment for the creative sector. It will also include the Departments of Arts and Culture, and Small Business Development.

Alongside the above, we will continue engaging online platforms such as Google to ensure that content owners duly benefit from their content being on online platforms;

In the next financial year 2019/20, we will commence the necessary work towards the development of a Media Transformation Charter.

During 2019/20, we will continue engaging the creative sector through 4IR thought leadership sessions and ensure inclusivity by inviting more young people to future engagements.

Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, MP

Minister

18 April 2019 - NW711

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Motau, Mr SC to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) price and (d) date on which each vehicle was purchased for use by (i) him and/or the former minister and (ii) the former deputy ministers (aa) in the (aaa) 2016-17 and (bbb) 2017-18 financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2018.

Reply:

The information will be provided to Parliament as soon as it has been recieved and verified by the department and ministry.

18 April 2019 - NW445

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Public Works

(1) (a) On what date was each school within the City of Ekurhuleni last inspected for structural integrity, (b) how often is each school supposed to be inspected, (c)(i) which schools failed the inspection due to structural defects and (ii) what were the defects and (d) what action has been taken to repair the structural defects in each case; (2) what (a) is the name of each school that still has asbestos classrooms and/or buildings and (b) number of classrooms does each school have?

Reply:

(1) (a), (b), (c) (i) and (ii) and (d) The Honourable Member should note that school infrastructure is primarily the responsibility of provincial government, and in this case the implementing body would be the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development. It would therefore be best to channel the question through the provincial legislature, as PubIic Works is a concurrent mandate in terms of Schedule 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 106 of 1996). MECs and their respective departments account for their programmes to the provincial legislature, as well as the National Council of Provinces.

(2) Same as above.

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18 April 2019 - NW791

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Purdon, Mr RK to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

(1) What is the current (a) storage, (b) processing and (c) product development capabilities of the South African Weather Service; and (2) what (a) products and (b) capabilities have been developed for astronomy by (i) her department and (ii) the entities reporting to her in the past three financial years?

Reply:

(1) (a) The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has constantly struggled to upgrade its computer capabilities due to budget constraints over the last few years. The nature of the business of the SAWS is heavily reliant on computing power and storage in executing its mandate to South Africa. This reliance is mostly on High Performance Computing (HPC) and high end server infrastructure in processing and generating products required for Disaster Risk Reduction in South Africa related to Weather and Climate.

(b) The South African Weather Service has in the last eighteen months upgraded its HPC Facillity to the following:

  • 336 CPU’s that equates to 4032 cores that gives a speed of 73.8 Terra Flops; and
  • Storage Capaicity on the HPC is 2 Petabytes.

The current upgraded HPC is used at 90% capacity at 90% of the time to fulfill some of the South African Weather Service operational needs. The South African Weather Service has a Memoradum of Understanding (MoU) with CSIR, Meraka Institute to use its Center for High Perfomance Computing (CHPC) for research work and Business Continuty Processes (disaster recovery). With the South African Weather Service increased opertional requirements to run Numerical Weather Predictions (NWP) models i.e additional Regional NWP models, Ensembles NWP models, Oceans and Coasts models, Air Quality Models, new and enhanced Climate Prediction models, etc. Due to this increased operational workloads, the South African Weather Service is looking into replacing its HPC capabalities within 2 to 3 year time frame , as well as looking at alternatives including using HPC as service in the Cloud.

(c) The HIGH-END Servers used in SAWS is to run its Virtual eniviroment for all its production enviroment related to weather and climate, as well as all its back office enviroment. Currently, the enviroment consist of 23 high-end servers and 800 Terra Bytes which runs 250 virtual servers for the South African Weather Service. The IT enviroment at SAWS Head Office is currently in the process of being upgraded, with SAWS regional offices being done in the next 6 to 12 months. For BCP requirements the South African Weather Service also needs to upgrade its disaster recovery infrastructure over the next 12 to 18 months. The South African Weather Service is also looking into cloud offering to compliment server requirements and reduce costs for infrastructure.

(2) (a and b)SAWS is not involved in astronomy, this lies completely outside SAWS and perhaps it could be traced back to DST with the SKA project. However, SAWS is working with South African National Space Agency (SANSA), the agency under Department of Science and Technology. SANSA has recently been designated by International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as Regional Space Weather Centre to provide space weather products in support of Avaition industry. The capabilities and product development lies with SANSA. SAWS is working with SANSA as the provisions of space weather are included as the standard and recommended practices in ICAO which is under the custodianship of SAWS for the provision of aeronautical meteorological services to international air navigation.

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18 April 2019 - NW399

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Mulaudzi, Adv TE to ask the Minister of Small Business Development

What number of loan applications have been approved by the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) for artificial intelligence and online companies since the establishment of Sefa?”

Reply:

The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) has not funded applications for artificial intelligence and online companies since establishment.

18 April 2019 - NW764

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

What total number of (a) tenders that were advertised by (i) his department and (ii) entities reporting to him in each (i) month and (ii) province in the past 10 years required tender briefings and (b) the briefings were compulsory in each year since 2010 up into 2018?

Reply:

The Parliamentary question has been forward to State Owned Enterprises and the Department and the Ministry of Public Enterprises awaits their response. Further information will be conveyed to Parliament as soon as the response is received.

18 April 2019 - NW770

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van der Westhuizen, Mr AP to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

(1)What number of meetings has the National Qualifications Forum held (a) in each of the past eight calendar years and (b) since 1 January 2019; (2) whether, with reference to her reply to question 2829 on 21 November 2018, she has found that the lack of activity of the National Qualifications Forum is a matter of concern since the National Qualifications Forum is deemed to be an important forum for her, the chairpersons and chief executive officers of the Quality Councils and the SA Quality Authority to raise issues with one another; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) what steps will be taken to ensure that the National Qualifications Forum fulfils its mandate in future as envisaged in the National Qualifications Framework Act, Act 67 of 2008, as amended?

Reply:

1. (a) The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Forum held eight meetings in the past eight years.

(b) One NQF Stakeholders Forum meeting was held on 2 March 2019.

2. The NQF Forum is an important structure providing the Minister and Director-General with the opportunity to meet with the Chairpersons of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and Quality Councils to discuss important issues regarding the strategic direction of the NQF, as well as barriers and challenges experienced in the further development and implementation of the NQF. The NQF Forum promotes dialogue and creates a common understanding to ensure the efficient development and implementation of the NQF. I was concerned about the lack of activity of the NQF Forum and actioned the NQF Stakeholders Forum meeting on 2 March 2019 to identify critical issues and continue with the annual NQF Forum meetings.

The Chief Executive Committee is a permanent sub-committee of the NQF Forum and has met quarterly over the past years. It reports to the Minister, Director-General and NQF Forum.

3. The Director-General will ensure that the NQF Forum meetings are held. SAQA, as the secretariat of the NQF Forum is tasked to develop a schedule of meetings. Furthermore, Recommendation 4.3 of the Improvement Plan for the Evaluation of the Implementation of the NQF Act (Act No. 67 of 2008) compels the NQF Forum to schedule meetings in advance and the fulfilment of its mandate will be monitored through the Department of Higher Education and Training, and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation.

 

COMPILER DETAILS

NAME AND SURNAME: BELLINAH MOLAUDZI

CONTACT: 012 312 5703/5081

RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the Minister signs Parliamentary Reply 770.

MR GF QONDE

DIRECTOR–GENERAL: HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING

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PARLIAMENTARY REPLY 770 IS APPROVED / NOT APPROVED / AMENDED.

COMMENT/S

MRS GNM PANDOR, MP

MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING

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18 April 2019 - NW730

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Dlamini, Mr MM to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

What (a) is the (i) make and (ii) model of each scanner at each port of entry of the country and (b) number of the specified scanners is functional?

Reply:

The Parliamentary question has been returned to the Member of Parliament for clarification with regard to which scanners are being referred to. Once we receive this clarification, a reply will be sent Parliament.

18 April 2019 - NW430

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Ryder, Mr D to ask the Minister of Public Works

(1) What number of heads of departments of his department completed performance assessments in the (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 financial years? (2) What are the reasons for any heads of departments not completing performance assessments in each specified financial year?

Reply:

(1) It is assumed that the Honourable Member, when asking about heads of departments in the Department of Public Works that reference is actually made to the Director General, Deputy Directors-General and Chief Directors, who head various business units in the Department of Public Works. In this respect, the details are as follows:

(a) 2015-16 financial year: 34 heads of departments completed performance assessments.

(b) 2016-17 financial year: 30 heads of departments completed performance assessments.

(c) 2017-18 financial year: 34 heads of departments completed performance assessments.

(2) In a few cases wherein non-compliance occurred by managers in the respective financial years, the reasons have mainly centred around the submission of performance assessments after the stipulated deadlines. As a result, the Department has instituted action and excluded the affected officials from any performance incentives linked to their positions.

18 April 2019 - NW429

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Figg, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Public Works

Whether any plans have been put in place to upgrade the Humansdorp Magistrate’s Court in the Eastern Cape to make it safer and more user-friendly; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

Yes, the Department of Public Works (DPW) has put a plan in place to upgrade the Humansdorp Magistrate’s Court in the Eastern Cape.

The project is registered under the project name: Humansdorp Magistrate’s Office, construction of additional accommodation (Works Control System No. 044681) and it is currently in the design phase, i.e. Status 4.

The anticipated key dates for project execution are as follows:

  • By end of May 2019 the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (the client department) to provide the revised assessments and confirm availability of funding for the project.
  • By end of May 2019 the DPW to finalise designs and process the approval of the sketch plan.
  • By end of June 2019 the procurement process (i.e. appointment of the building contractor) to start.
  • Thereafter, the project is expected to be implemented over a period of two and half years. Meaning that by the end of 2021 the project should be reaching completion.

18 April 2019 - NW127

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Environmental Affairs

With reference to the reply of the Minister of Public Service and Administration to question 3797 on 21 December 2018, what was the total expenditure incurred by her Department relating to the travel privileges contained in the 2007 Ministerial Handbook of former (a)(i) Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (b)(i) Deputy Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (c) Ministers’ widows or widowers and (d) Deputy Ministers’ widows or widowers (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 01 April 2018?

Reply:

(a)(i) and (ii); (b)(i) and (ii); (c); and (d)(i) and (ii).

The total expenditure incurred by the Department, in terms of travel privileges by former Ministers and Deputy Ministers as well as their related family members, had always formed part of the audited Departmental Annual Reports that are submitted to Parliament at specific intervals after the close of each financial year. The same process, as outlined above, would be followed in terms of the current financial year.

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18 April 2019 - NW726

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Dlamini, Mr MM to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises

What is the (a) make and (b) year of production of every aircraft in the SA Airways fleet?

Reply:

The Parliamentary question has been forward to South African Airways and the Department and the Ministry of Public Enterprises awaits their response. Further information will be conveyed to Parliament as soon as the response is received.