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02 September 2019 - NW630

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Madlingozi, Mr BS to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture”

(1) What (a) total amount has (i) his department and (ii) each of the entities reporting to him spent on (aa) cleaning, (bb) security and (cc) gardening services in the (aaa) 2017-18 and (bbb) 2018-19 financial years, (b) amount was paid to each service provider to provide each specified service and (c) total amount was paid to each of the service providers?

Reply:

The officials are busy collating data to make sure that the Hon. Member is given an accurate information. As soon as that process is done I will forward the Honourable Member the required information.

02 September 2019 - NW541

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Julius, Mr J to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

Whether he can provide Mr J W W Julius with a progress report regarding the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) Ministerial Recommendations; if not, why not, if so, (a) on what date and (b) what are the relevant details; and 2. Whether all of the recommendations of the Ministerial enquiry have been implemented; if not, why not; if so, (a) what are the relevant details and (b) why was the original deadline of April 2019 to implement all recommendations not adhered to?

Reply:

The Task Team charged with the inquiry completed its task. In response to the recommendation made, the then Minister appointed Mr Mthobi Tyamzashe as the facilitator to SASCOC. On the weekly basis since then meets the SASCOC’s Organisational Development Task Team to map out and implementing the report.

Some of the recommendation depends on the amendment of the law which is before Parliament. The Parliamentary process will determine the pace of implementation.

Some of the issues will be dealt with at the SASCOC Annual General Meeting to be held in November of this year.

02 September 2019 - NW539

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture”

(a) Who was appointed as Team Leader for the South African team travelling to the (i) 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Valencia, (ii) 2018 Junior and Youth Championships in London and (iii) 2016 World 100 km Championships in Los Alcazares, (b) which ASA officials and/or representatives are required to travel with athletes selected to represent the Republic overseas, (c) in what circumstances would an ASA official and/or representative other than the Head of Delegation be authorised to travel separately from the athletes forming part of a South African team competing internationally and (d) what are the reasons for certain athletes forming part of the South African team which competed at the World Junior and Youth Championships in London being booked on a flight separate from the ASA officials and/or representatives tasked with managing the team? NW1534E

Reply:

The Honourable Member asked exactly the same question last year. It was question 2555 and it was responded too. The status remains the same.

02 September 2019 - NW531

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

1. (a) Why is there a delay in processing the capital transfer payment for the Iziko Museum’s infrastructure project and (b) why is the capital processed on a recovery basis by the Department of Public Works 2. Whether the project was initially allocated to the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure ; if not, (a) to whom was it allocated initially, (b) what is the status of the project and (c) on what date did it commence 3. (a) what amount (i) was allocated for the project and (ii) has already been spent in this regard and (b) why is there a delay and /or lack of progress on the project; 4. Has there been any occurrence of fruitless and wasteful expenditure in this project; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1.(a). The payment on the court yard project was delayed due to delayed submission of reports from Department of Public Works.

(b). the recovery basis is purely to claim for work done and this has been the practiced by DPW for many years. DAC does not transfer funds to DPW in advance.

(2)(a). the project has from the onset been allocated to DPW.

(b). the project is on construction stage.

(c). the project contract commencement date was the 29th June 2012 and site hand over date was 14 January 2013

3.(a)(i). R 296 000 000 has been budgeted for this project

(ii). R 252 384 531

(b). The delays were due to:

  • During procurement stage, the site hand over was delayed because the Department of Public Works could not find a suitable off-site storage to relocate all collections from the museum therefore the site was never handed over totally to the contractor. The site hand over was therefore delayed by over a year.
  • It was then agreed that the museum collections and staff will be moved from floor to floor after completion of the works on those floors.
  • Most of the stored collection were stored in alcohol and other flammable liquids in big tanks that took a year to store in the basement. It has not been easy to work on the project that is occupied.
  • During construction, the only compliant appointed specialized subcontractor responsible for the installation of compactus storage facility went under liquidation. The liquidation process and the procurement of the new subcontractor took long to complete.

4. Occurrence of fruitless and wasteful expenditure has not been recorded or reported.

02 September 2019 - NW530

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1)What (a) are the relevant details of his department’s budget allocation for travel and subsistence for the past five financial years for (i) local and (ii) international travel and (b) amount was spent in each case in each financial year; (2) what is the breakdown for trips abroad with reference to the (a) destination, (b) purpose and (c) persons undertaking the specified trip abroad; (3) what steps has his department taken to reduce spending on travel and subsistence?

Reply:

The National Treasury has issues instructions that contain cost cutting measures that applies across government. We comply with those prescripts.

02 September 2019 - NW529

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(a) What amount does his department spend on funding and overseeing the five national playhouses, (b) (i) in what provinces do they function and (ii) with how many productions in each province and (c) what total amount is annually generated by the playhouses? (

Reply:

(a) Amount spent by the Department:

Name of playhouse

(a) Total amount

(b) (i) Which Province they function

(ii) the number of productions in each province

(c) amount of self generated income

Artscape

60 912

Western Cape

844

22100

KZN Playhouse

49632

Kwa Zulu-Natal

172

31880

South African State Theatre

55 453

Gauteng

170

34753

Market Theatre Foundation (Windy Brow)

46303

Gauteng

35

22336

PACOFS

45322

Free State

24

3599

02 September 2019 - NW528

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1) How does his department ensure that proper monitoring and evaluation is done on the allocation of the provincial budget towards Sports, Arts and Culture; (2) (a) what amount was allocated to each province to Sports, Arts and Culture for the past five years, (b) has any of the provinces underspent their budgets, (c) what total amount in each province was spent on (i) salaries and (ii) actual development of sports, arts and culture and (d)(i) what amount of the total amount was spent on soprts development in Namaqualand in the Northern Cape over the past five years and (ii) where was it spent; (3) Whether there is any allocation towards young developing cricket players in the Northern Cape, if not, why not?

Reply:

1.  – The Department coordinates quarterly meetings with all nine provinces to discuss the progress, challenges and the way forward in the implementation of the grant projects,

- Provinces also submit monthly financial, quarterly and annual evaluation reports for the department to monitor their spending and performance,

- Monitoring visits to projects are conducted and site meetings are attended regularly,

- The Department conducts an evaluation of the performance of the grant annually as required by the Division of Revenue Act.

- The Department allows provinces to use a maximum of 5 per cent of the total amount allocated to them for capacity building and provincial coordination of the grant. The Department advises provinces to utilise these funds for the purpose it is meant for and to improve project management skills and capacity.

- The Department continues to provide oversight over the implementation of the project through MINMEC and the TIC on a quarterly basis to ensure regular communication and reporting.

2. (a) what amount was allocated to each province to Sports, Arts and Culture for the past five years

past five years allocation

 

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

EC

109 418

143 694

149 320

156 105

160 584

FS

119 013

155 776

157 758

159 017

159 504

GP

125 608

155 693

163 339

172 428

168 530

KZN

122 754

157 696

163 162

173 093

174 397

LP

81 010

112 156

115 295

121 184

125 643

MP

114 781

150 325

155 289

162 777

162 479

NC

118 396

147 121

152 313

163 000

159 554

NW

98 883

130 096

136 494

141 092

136 369

WC

126 347

158 469

164 162

171 264

176 624

TOTAL

1 016 210

1 311 026

1 357 132

1 419 960

1 423 684

(b) has any of the provinces underspent their budgets?

Yes,

Underspending

 

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

EC

26 873

5 174

1 268

0

5 844

FS

5 566

459

1 528

14 805

17 650

GP

9 587

49 534

33 008

53 109

18 606

KZN

14 199

38 995

9 878

-68

-288

LP

37 439

15 502

408

7 041

14 200

MP

12 404

36 186

15 112

0

145

NC

18 549

23 976

18 703

30 714

3 754

NW

20 404

20 526

17 032

12 729

21 473

WC

0

464

0

0

0

TOTAL

145 021

190 816

96 937

118 330

81 384

(c) what total amount in each province was spent on

(i) salaries

budget spent on salaries

 

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

EC

34 303

39 707

46 635

52 886

57 697

FS

25 383

38 834

60 906

72 996

68 533

GP

15 322

37 866

40 000

53 600

59 698

KZN

4 245

4 789

7 344

10 398

10 018

LP

12 214

20 783

31 946

35 430

37 182

MP

22 904

26 079

30 250

42 341

42 343

NC

25 037

27 821

37 652

43 408

51 171

NW

27 083

32 973

39 082

43 821

48 398

WC

86 762

110 774

122 710

134 147

151 531

TOTAL

253 253

339 626

416 525

489 027

526 571

(c) what total amount in each province was spent on

(ii) actual development of sports, arts and culture,

budget spent towards development of sports, arts and culture

 

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

EC

75 115

103 987

102 685

103 219

102 887

FS

93 630

116 942

96 852

86 021

90 971

GP

110 286

117 827

123 339

118 828

108 832

KZN

118 509

152 907

155 818

162 695

164 379

LP

68 796

91 373

83 349

85 754

88 461

MP

91 877

124 246

125 039

120 436

120 136

NC

93 359

119 300

114 661

119 592

108 383

NW

71 800

97 123

97 412

97 271

87 971

WC

39 585

47 695

41 452

37 117

25 093

TOTAL

762 957

971 400

940 607

930 933

897 113

05 August 2019 - NW259

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(a) What was the (i) total cost of the SA Football Association election? and (ii) breakdown of all relevant costs and (b) what (i) number of members of the electoral commission was paid each day? and (ii) amount was paid to each specified member?

Reply:

(i) The total cost for South African Football Association election amounted to R5,894,689.

(ii) Breakdown is provided below;

Flights Air Travel                                R448,672

Road Travel                                        R137,500

Accommodation                                  R393,904

Venue (Sandton Convention Centre)       R196,869

Sound and lighting                                R310,224

Branding                                              R22,620

Election stationery                                R9,900

Electoral Committee members fees      R2,137,500

Other Costs                                        R100,000

(Drivers' fees, fuel, security, NEC members, etc.)

TOTAL                                             R3,757,189

(b)(i) and (ii) Below are the amounts paid per member of the Electoral Commission;

McCaps Motimele                   R855,000

Ntambi Ravele                        R360,000

Mthobi Tyamzashe                 R360,000

Abel Ramolotja                      R315,000

Bongani Zondi                       R247,500

TOTAL                                R2,137,500

The Honourable Member must note that this is the money in which SAFA fundraised privately from their sponsors.

05 August 2019 - NW373

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Gondwe, Dr M to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

What (a) number of official international trips is (i) he and (ii) his deputy planning to undertake in the 2019-22 medium term expenditure framework, (b) will the (i) destination, (ii) date, (iii) purpose and (iv) number of persons who will travel with the delegation be and (c) is the detailed breakdown of the expected cost of (i) flights, (ii) accommodation and (iii) any other expenses in each case?

Reply:

The International trips which the Minister and the Deputy Minister are planning to undertake in the 2019-2022 medium term expenditure framework are still being consolidated.

05 August 2019 - NW189

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

Whether, with reference to the reply of the former Minister of Sport and Recreation to question 3557 on 14 December 2018, his department has received the outstanding information from Athletics SA; if not, by what date can the information be expected; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The department has not received the outstanding information from Athletics SA; and we will follow up with Athletics SA.

05 August 2019 - NW288

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Mpambo-Sibhukwana, Ms T to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

What (a) total amount is budgeted for his private office for the 2019-20 financial year and (b) was the (i) total remuneration, (ii) salary level, (iii) job title, (iv) qualification and (v) job description of each employee appointed in his private office since 1 May 2019?

Reply:

The current staff that I have in my office was employed from the 1st July 2019, and in employing the staff we were cognisant of the guidelines as provided in the book titled: Guide For the Members of the Executive.

05 August 2019 - NW433

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1). On what date did his Department ask the President, Mr C. Ramaphosa, to institute a Commission of Inquiry regarding the deaths from the stampede at the FNB stadium on 29 July 2017; and (2). Whether there will be a Commission of Inquiry; if not, why not, if so, a) by what date will it be instituted, b) what are the relevant details and c) has any budget been allocated for such a Commission?

Reply:

The President has taken note of the request and taken the following view regarding the request:

(i) That there is an unprecedented proliferation which has resulted in too many Commissions of Inquiry been established. Besides, the Ngoepe Commission of Inquiry that investigated and reported on the Ellis Park soccer tragedy in 2001 has already constituted rules that relate to incidences in sport at stadiums and elsewhere which should rather be utilized and built on instead of opting to build afresh;

(ii) That we must reflect on all tools in available toolboxes and exhaust all remedies, actions, etc. that stem from the findings and recommendations of the Ngoepe Commission of Inquiry;

(iii) That Commissions of Inquiry have limitations and as such should not be regarded as the first or last resort as there are other avenues to pursue preferably; and

(iv) That even though one can pursue the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry, it would be far quicker and practical, amongst others, to execute applicable and available processes to ensure proper law enforcement and criminal investigations for effective outcomes in the above regard.

At the said meeting of the said former Ministers, the following resolutions were subsequently taken:

That a meeting of Ministers of Justice and Correctional Service, Sport and Recreation and the Police and the National Director of Public Prosecutions (Acting) be convened to discuss the following, amongst others:

(a) The state of and progress made in relation to both the FNB Stadium tragedy and the Moses Mabhida incident relating to failure to comply with the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act or any other law including common law by any law enforcement entity or functionary;

(b) The state of, progress and outcome of an Inquest relating to the death of two soccer fans during the FNB Stadium tragedy;

(c) All litigation finalized or pending initiated in any court by any of the functionary involved in the FNB Stadium tragedy and the outcome of the said litigation and its impact;

(d) Any intervention that is necessary and required to address:

(i) Failure or inability by any law enforcement entity or agent to comply with the SASREA or any other law, including common law;

(ii) Complicity or perception thereof in relation to the investigation by the SAPS; and

(iii) Possible and potential gaps in the SASREA and possible amendments to the Act to address same; and

(iv) Alternative means to addressing challenges and gaps in organizing and planning major soccer derbies and other major sporting events to avoid recurrence, including communication and awareness raising prior and before such major events.

It will hence not be necessary to –

  • establish a Commission of Inquiry any more since we have, on the advice of the Department of Justice, decided to execute alternative applicable and available processes as motivated above so as to ensure proper law enforcement and criminal investigations for effective outcomes in the above regard; and
  • cater for any budget for such a Commission of Inquiry any more.

We will liaise with the Department of Justice afresh since they have undertaken to lead the way by coordinating and chairing the meetings referred to above.

22 July 2019 - NW191

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the MINISTER OF ARTS AND CULTURE”

Whether his department recognises Nama or Khoekhoegowab as a Khoisan language; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW1149E

Reply:

Based on the advice of the Khoe Nama and San National Language Body (KSNLB), we do not have what we call a Khoisan language. We however speak of Khoe and San languages referring to a family of language groups under the Khoi communities and the San communities.

For South Africa, Nama is one of the Khoe group of languages and mostly spoken in the Northern Cape and Western Cape Provinces. It is richer and mostly developed, as compared to all the other languages within the same family group. We have people in the country that can speak, read, write and teach Nama.

In the Northern Cape areas (Kuboes, Lekkersing, Riemvasmaak, Eksteenfontein, Pella, Nabapeeb, Sandrift, Alexanderbay and Steinkopf) Nama was taught in almost 10 schools from Grade 1 to Grade 11 until 2012. Currently Nama is a pilot study for teaching and learning at Riemvasmaak and Kuboes Primary Schools in Grade 1 through efforts of the KSNLB, PanSALB, NC Department of Education, NC Department of Sports, Arts & Culture through the Twinning Agreement for support from Namibia.

The NC Department of Education is busy with a Curriculum and Syllabus for the standardised teaching of Nama in South Africa with the support of PanSALB and Namibia. They have appointed a Provincial Co-ordinator to oversee implementation of the Nama programme in schools and strategic partnerships in this regard.

As for KhoeKhoegowab, it is one of the Khoe and San languages encompassing Nama, Haillom and Damara and mostly used in Namibia and not in South Africa. It is a Khoe language. There is some work, efforts, strides, programmes and initiatives undertaken in the Western Cape province by the Universities (in particular the University of Cape Town) to teach, promote, research and develop KhoeKhoegowab. In 2016 through partnerships with the University of Namibia, PanSALB and the KSNLB launched the KhoeKhoegowab Dictionary Glossarium as a way to show commitment to the promotion, preservation, teaching and development of the Khoe and San languages.

22 July 2019 - NW192

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1).What programmes that promote the languages, culture and heritage of the Khoi and San has the Government implemented in each province in each of the past five years; (2). what programmes to protect and promote the cultural and indigenous knowledge systems of the Khoi and San has the Government implemented in each province in each of the past five years; (3). whether his department, in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education, has developed any study material to promote the education of the children of the Khoi and San community in their mother tongue in any school in each province since 1994; if so, in each province, (a) which schools and (b) in what dialect of the language; (4). what number of dialects are spoken by the Khoi and San in the Republic; (5). what number of Nama speakers are there in each province? NW1150E

Reply:

1 & 2.Through possible funding and strategic partnerships between PanSALB and my Department, PanSALB was able to initiate and support the following programmes in line with our mandate to ensure the promotion and development of Khoe and San languages.

(i) September 2013: Khoe and San languages Workshop and Strategic Partnership Meetings at Cape Town in the Western Cape.

(ii) Stakeholder engagement programmes, consultations, advancing PanSALB and KSNLB mandates by reaching out to Khoi and San communities. October 2015: Khoe and San Languages Heritage and Culture Celebration by PanSALB North West Provincial Office and NWPLC held at Vryburg in the North West Province.

  • Promotion of Khoe and San languages, cultures, traditions and information sharing sessions on this heritage.

(iii) September 2016: Khoe and San languages Workshop and Dialogue at Springbok in the Northern Cape.

  • Stakeholder engagement programmes, consultations, advancing PanSALB and KSNLB mandates by reaching out to Khoi and San communities.
  • Launching of the KhoeKhoegowab Dictionary Glossarium at Steinkopf.
  • Development and adoption of strategy for the promotion of Khoe and San languages.

(iv)  June 2017: Indigenous People’s Language Conference by PanSALB at Bloemfontein in the Free State

  • It was a national conference > aimed at information sharing and developments to all provinces by PanSALB in relation to Khoe and San languages.
  • Strategic partnerships and cross border relations at SADC level on progress and achievements with Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

(v)      July/Aug 2018: PanSALB/KSNLB supported the CRL Commission Heritage Restitution programme for Khoi and San communities

  • Strategic partnership platform between PanSALB and CRL Commission reaching out to the Khoi and San communities of the Northern Cape based at Upington, Rietfontein and Andriesvale.
  • Programme aimed at encouragement for the true identity and restoration of the Khoi and San languages, cultures, traditions and heritage.

vi) September 2018: Khoe and San Languages Linguistic Awareness Campaign targeting Khoi and San communities at Joubertina, Graff Reinette, Langkloof in the Eastern Cape.

  • Stakeholders engagements, consultations, advancing PanSALB and KSNLB mandates as well as information sharing to Khoi and San communities.

vii) January 2019: Khoe and San Languages Linguistic Awareness Campaign targeting Khoi and San communities at Gamalakhe and Didima Rock Art Sites in KwaZulu Natal.

  • Stakeholders engagements, consultations, advancing PanSALB and KSNLB mandates as well as information sharing to Khoi and San communities.
  • Official Launching of 2019 as International Year of Indigenous Languages at Didima.

March 2018: PanSALB / KSNLB Nama Technical Committee Sessions held in Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

  • Development and adaptation of Nama Spelling and Orthography Rules for South Africa from Namibia.

November 2018: PanSALB and the KSNLB strategic engagements meeting with NC Department of Education, NC Department of Sports, Arts & Culture, University of Namibia, Namibia Education, Sports and Cultural Affairs Department .

  • Twinning agreement between Namibia and Northern Cape Province (South Africa) on education and cultural programmes for Khoi and San communities.
  • Syllabus and Curriculum information exchange programmes.
  • Teaching and Teacher Development programmes by the University of Namibia for Northern Cape / South Africa.

2004 – 2012: Teaching of Khwedam as Mother Tongue at foundation phase in Platfontein near Kimberley at XunKhweSA Combined School with the support of PanSALB through Molteno Project for the development of Teaching and Learning study materials.

  • Teaching of Nama at various schools in the Northern Cape from Grade 1 to Grade 11 (Kuboes, Riemvasmaak, Steinkopf, Alexanderbay, Port Nolloth) and the provision of teaching and learning support materials through NADISA and SASI (Nama Development Institute of South Africa and South African San Institute).

4. PanSALB and the KSNLB can attest to the following spoken languages and not dialects in the case of the RSA.

  • Khwedam, !Xunthali, Nama and !Nuu languages.

4. PanSALB and the KSNLB uncovered Khoi communities that strongly identifies with Nama in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Northern Cape, Gauteng and the KZN province.

We will rely on STATSSA Census results and other statistical information to determine the true identity and speakers of the Nama language in this regard.

05 July 2019 - NW5

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Luthuli, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture”

(a) What are the relevant details of the development structures that have been put in place by his department for schools and clubs and (b) what systems of scouting to spot talent were put in place in the various phases of these developmental phases since 27 April 1994? NW952E

Reply:

a) (i) Club development (CD)

In 2004, SRSA launched the Mass Participation Programme to address grassroot sport development.

In 2006, Club Development project was launched. The project is now a programme. It is aimed at establishing a clear and seamless pathway for athletes through which they can progress from the entry level of the continuum to the highest echelons of participation.

Education and Training

Excellence

Performance

Participation

Foundation

Introduction

The major intent of establishing the Club Development (CD) is to facilitate access to sport and recreation for South Africans and to ensure that those with talent and the will to exploit that talent, are channelled into the mainstream of competitive sport.

Through this CD, SRSA is playing an important role/part in the development pathway of talented athletes by providing for the empowerment of their support staff (coaches, technical officials, administrators and managers) from as low a level as the ward and ensure, together with the other role players, the sustainability of the programme.

The focus of CD will be on athletes at the local level and their support staff. The outcomes of the project would be to eventually benefit the provincial and national federations. The SRSA is envisaging to keep the clubs and or association for a three year cycle with the hope that by that time they will be sustainable.

The lack of financial resources has been a major cause of the inability of many sports people to join the mainstream by affiliating to sports clubs. SRSA has decided to provide assistance through this project that will enhance club formation, training of the relevant support staff, provide sport equipment and the basic attire for competitions to take place.

Strategic objectives

The following were identified as the strategic objectives by SRSA:

  • Increase the levels of participation of South Africans in sport and recreation
  • Develop the human resource potential for the management of sport and recreation in South Africa
  • Ensure that sport and recreation bodies achieve their transformation objectives
  • Motivate the communities to develop active lifestyles
  • Ensure that those athletes with talent are channeled into the competitive areas of sport
  • Contribute, from a sport perspective, to integrated planning and implementation of programmes by the three spheres of government
  • Advocate, as a starting point, that high capacity municipal municipalities should participate and fund the initiative within their areas of jurisdiction

Strategic intent

To ensure smooth passage of athletes from one level of the development continuum to the next by encouraging participation through league systems.

Focus groups

Athletes

Coaches

Technical officials

Administrators

Partners and stakeholders

Provincial departments of Sport and Recreation

Local Authorities

National Federations

Provincial Federations

Local and Provincial Sports Councils-CONFED

Private sector

Responsibilities: -

7.1 Sport and Recreation SA

 Coordinate partnerships with other tiers and Departments of government

 Provide funding for the project

 Develop systems for the delivery of the project

 Develop monitoring and evaluation systems for the project

 Establish and maintain partnerships

 Conduct all processes as far as procurement is concerned

 Establish and maintain partnerships

7.2 Provincial Departments of Sport

 Coordinate, in conjunction with the provincial sport federations and local sports

councils the identification of sport to be dealt with in that province

 Identify 02 to 06 municipal districts that will be involved in the project

 Establish and maintain partnerships

 Establish and maintain partnerships

 Assist in identifying and provide venues for the different activities to take place

 Provide SRSA with all the necessary information about the programme

7.3 Local Authorities

 Assist in identifying and provide venues that will be used for the project

 Assist the sport codes in developing programmes/time table for the usage of the facilities

 Provide the necessary information for the programme

7.4 Sport federations

 Identify people in their provinces who can perform the following training needs:

 the training of coaches, technical officials, managers, etc.

 Monitor growth of HR development in the programme

 Provide the participation opportunities for all involved in the project

1. The Club Pilot System

Introduction

Recognising the above, SRSA through the Club System seeks to create an integrated and sustainable mechanism for the development of clubs on the basis of common and generally acceptable minimum standards

The Club Pilot System seeks to create an integrated and sustainable mechanism

Issues to being addressed

  • Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) through the Sub-Unit Club Development has over the years supported clubs by providing capacity building, equipment and playing attire. The support was intended to assist with the establishment of new clubs and development of the existing ones.
  • It was discovered that the clubs are not sustainable and that made it difficult for the Department to be able to have a clear picture of what clubs exist, and where.
  • This was caused by the fact that the support was spread too thin among the provinces and sporting codes with minimal monitoring on their progress and sustainability. Also, the enthusiasm to move to other clubs and or areas before ensuring that the supported clubs can be able to stand on their own contributed.
  • The model utilized over the years was not based on a common system with all standardized minimum requirements to ensure that the clubs graduate towards being self-sustainable.
  • Recognising the shortfalls of the past the Department reviewed its plan by introducing the Club Pilot System that will help the country to have a common club system with standardized protocols for clubs.

Stakeholders 

  • Sport and Recreation South Africa
  • Provincial Department responsible for Sport and Recreation as the lead institution,
  • Academy of Sport
  • District Municipality
  • Local Municipalities
  • Provincial Sport Confederation/Council
  • District Sport Council
  • Local Sport Councils
  • Provincial and District Federations
  • Local Association where applicable

Resources set aside to improve the programme in KZN and Limpopo:

2015-16 = R10.5m

2016-17 = R15.4m

2017-18 = R17.1m

2018-19 = R18.5m

2019-20 = R18.6m

Total = R80m

2. Rural Sport Development Programme

Introduction

The Programme was launched back in May 2016 in Mthatha with the objective of reviving sport and unearthing talent in rural areas with special focus on areas that are under the Traditional Authorities and farms.

Rural sport Development Programme focuses on four sporting codes which are: Football, Netball, Rugby and Athletics

Aim

Develop sport and unearth talent in all Provinces and Traditional Councils with primary focus placed on Farming communities under the guidance of the National House of Traditional Leaders.

Outcomes

  • To ensure that rural farms/ communities are equally exposed to sport development and are granted the same resources as urban or semi urban communities.
  • To further ensure that resources are made available to all rural communities where they can be able to nature and develop sport.
  • To further widen the pool of sport development and broaden the search for sport talent. The Aim of the programme is to revive sport and unearth talent in the rural areas. Provinces and Traditional Councils/ Farming communities are therefore to be utilised as vehicle in achieving the desired outcome.

Stakeholders

  • Provincial Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
  • Provincial House of Traditional Leaders
  • Five identified Traditional Councils
  • Provincial Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Provincial Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • District and Local Municipalities servicing the identified Traditional Councils
  • Provincial SALGA
  • Provincial and District Sport Confederations servicing the identified Traditional Councils or Farming Communities
  • Provincial Academy of Sport
  • Provincial Federations of Netball, Football, Rugby and Athletics

Conclusion

  • Through the Conditional Grant, SRSA has over the years allocated funds to provinces for sport development and talent identification. Of the 100% allocation, CD and RSDP get a bigger percentage.
  • Provinces organize provincial championships for Club Development and Rural Sport development Programme.
  • At the championships, talent is to identified by federations representative with requisite skills and knowledge.
  • Strategic Objective 10: To provide formal sports participation opportunities through integrated and sustainable club structure;

ii) School Sport

The department has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Basic Education. The agreement outlines clear lines of responsibilities between the two departments especially in relation to the establishment of structures. There are six levels of responsibilities which are as follows:

Level 1: Intra School Competition

Level 2: Inter School Competition

Level 3: Area/Cluster Competitions

Level 4: District Competitions

Level 5: Provincial Competitions

Level 6: National Competitions

In terms of the MoU, the Department of Basic Education is responsible for levels 1-3 and Department of Sports, Arts and Culture is responsible for levels 4-6. The department of Basic Education has not provided the data in relation to the structures established as per their responsibility in the MoU. As a result, the School Sport structures that have been established as per the responsibility of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture are as follows:

PROVINCES

PROVINCIAL

DISTRICT

COMMENTS

 

Multicoded School Sport Structure (Joint Provincial Coordinating Committee)

Code Specific

Multicoded School Sport Structure (Joint Provincial Coordinating Committee)

Code Specific

 

Eastern Cape

0

14

8

14 Codes per district

At Provincial: Tennis and Cricket are a challenge.

Hockey structures not aligned to geopolitical districts (Still Eastern Province and Border)

Free State

1

12

1 Metro + 4 districts

12

The following codes work as franchises Rugby, Cricket, Tennis and Hockey. There is no single structure for those codes.

Gauteng

1

16

2 Districts and 3 Metros

16 Codes per district

They have also established Multi-coded structures at Regional level as follows:

4 Tshwane

3 Ekhurhuleni

5 Johannesburg

2 Sedibeng

1 West Rand

Limpopo

1

15

5

0

The Province has also established 4 Structures for IG at Province and District.

No code specific structures at district level. Provincial DoE and Sport Department will conduct workshops in July

Kwazulu-Natal

1

9

8

9

The province has challenges with establishment of some of the codes. Only Athletics, Aquatics, Chess, Netball, Football, Volleyball, Softball, Hockey, Gymnastics

structures are in place. Rugby and Cricket still work as franchises with no District structures.

Mpumalanga

1

13

4

13

The following codes are established in franchise system Rugby, Cricket and Hockey. So there is no proper alignment to the geopolitical boundaries of the province.

Northern Cape

1

13

5

12

The province has challenges of establishing Swimming, Softball, Tennis and Basketball including IG for School Sport. At a provincial level Basketball is still being established.

North West

1

16

3 out 4 Districts

16

Ngaka-Modiri Molema only has structures established at a local level and Not at District. There are Netball and Athletics structures.

Western Cape

1

16

1 Metro and 5 Districts

13

Rugby, Cricket and Athletics Structures are not aligned to geopolitical boundaries. However, they work with the province to organise all the districts.

TOTAL

8

94

5 Metros and 44 Districts

105

 

b. What systems of scouting to spot talent were put in place in the various phases of these developmental phases since 27 April 1994?

Since1994 there are two approaches that have been used in identifying athletes with potential for further development. These include Talent Scouting and Scientific Talent Identification.

Talent Scouting

Each Federation has guidelines and criteria they use to spot or scout the athletes with potential for further development. These vary based on the nature of the sport and whether it is a team sport or individual sport.

With individual sports the key assessment element is the performance results. With team sport there are number of variables that are considered depending on the sport.

Scientific Talent Identification

It is the responsibility of the Federations as the custodians of each sport identify talent. This is because the Federations have the requisite technical expertise required to identify and nurture talent. Once an athlete has been spotted, individual sport specific tests are conducted by Sport Scientists to determine and scientifically confirm the potential in order to invest or not to invest in that athlete's development.

Medical assessments are then conducted to determine the general medical status of the athlete. Basic Physiological Tests for junior athletes using the set tests batteries for each code conducted by Sport Scientists. The athletes are thereafter looked after by their respective federations.

 

05 July 2019 - NW58

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(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? NW1015E

Reply:

(a)(i)(ii)(iii)(aa). My Department owns 102 buildings.

a) (i) (bb) My Department has rents four buildings

b) (i) The value and purpose of the rented buildings are as follows:

Building name

Value of rented building

Purpose of rented building

Sechaba House/Van Wijk Louw

R295 million

Office Accommodation

Old Karfo film Archives

Unknown (DPW)

Office Accommodation

Old Library State Building

Unknown (DPW)

Office Accommodation

National Archives

Unknown (DPW)

Office Accommodation

Regents Place

Unknown (DPW)

Office accommodation for Sports and Recreation

Value of the above State owned buildings is still to be determined by Department of Public Works.

The purpose of each state owned building is outlined below:

NO

STATE OWNED

PURPOSE OF THE BUILDING

 

Nelson Mandela Museum(3)

 

1

Bhunga Building

Museum

2

Qunu Youth and Heritage Centre

Museum and accommodation

 3

Mvezo Museum

Museum and accommodation

 

National English Literary Museum (3)

 

 4

New English Literary Museum

Museum

 5

Eastern Star Museum

Museum

 6

Schreiner House

Museum

 

South African Library for the Blind (3)

 

 7

1 Hemming Street

Library

 8

Vacant Erf 3659 - Hemming street

plot

 9

112 hemming street

Library

 

National Museum Bloemfontein (5)

 

 10

First (Eerste) Raadsaal

Museum

 11

Florisbad Research Station

Archeological site and

Storage

 12

Freshford House Museum

Museum

 13

National Museum

Museum

 14

Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Museum

 

Performing Art Centre of the Free State (1)

 

 15

Performing Art Centre of the Free State

Theatre

 

War Museum of the Boer Republic (1)

 

 16

War Museum

Museum

 

Market Theatre Foundation (1)

 

 17

Market Square

Offices and Theatre Lab

 

NARSSA (4)

 

 18

National Archives (Head Office)

Archives

 19

National Archives NFVSA

Archives

 20

National Archives and Bureau of Heraldry 

Archives

 21

National Archives Old Library Building

Archives

 

Drakenstein Correctional Centre House (1)

 

 22

Madiba House

Heritage site

 

Ditsong Museums of South Africa (11)

 

 23

Ditsong Kruger Museum

Museum

 24

Ditsong National Museum of Cultural

History (African Window)

Museum

 25

Ditsong Piernee Museum 

Museum

 26

Ditsong Pioneer Museum 

Museum

 27

Ditsong National Museum of Military

History

Museum

 28

Ditsong Sammy Marks Museum

Museum

 29

Ditsong National Museum of Natural

History

Museum

 30

Ditsong Tswaing Meterorite Site

Museum

 31

Ditsong Willem Prinsloo Agricultural

Museum

Museum

 32

Ditsong Ga Mohle Museum

Museum

 33

Ditsong Coert Steynberg Museum

Museum

 

National Library of South Africa(3)

 

 34

National Library of South Africa (Pretoria)

Library

 35

Centre for the Book

Library

 36

National Library of South Africa

(Cape Town)

Library

 

State Theatre (1)

 

 37

State Theatre

Theatre

 

Freedom Park Trust (2)

 

 38

ZASM Office Complex

Offices

 39

Freedom Park Heritage Site

Museum

 

South African Heritage Resource Agency (37)

 

 40

Old Congregational Church

Church & Gravesite

 41

Old Residency

Vacant Leased Property

 42

The Lookout

Gravesite

 43

Old Gaol

Office & Museum

 44

Piet Retief's House

Gravesite

 45

Moorddrif Monument

Gravesite

 46

Verdun Ruins

Gravesite

 47

Old English Fort, Mont Mare

Gravesite

 48

Mapoch's Caves

Cave

 49

Krugerhof Museum

Museum

 50

Union Masonic Temple

Church

 51

The Old Gun Powder House / Magazine

Vacant Leased Property

 52

Old Fort and Cemetery

Gravesite

 53

Livingstone's  House 

Gravesite

 54

Dal Josafat

Office, &

Leased Out Property

 55

SAHRA  Head Office

Office

 56

Concentration Camp / Garden of

Remembrance

Gravesite

 57

Struisbaai Cottages

Leased Out Property

 58

Valkenburg Manor House, Observatory

Leased Out Property

 59

Van Riebeeck's Hedge - Bishops Court

Hedge

60

Welcome Cottage - Glencairn

Vacant Leased Property

 61

Woutersen Wessels Vault

Gravesite

 62

Groenberg Skool

School

 63

Ordendaal School

School

 64

Vacant Erf 255 Tulbach

Vacant Land

 65

Vacant land Erf 255

Vacant Land

 66

1816 Hugo Family Vault

Gravesite

 67

SAHRA HQ 111 - Harringston Street

Office

 68

Birthplace of General Louis Botha

Gravesite

 69

Blarney Cottage

Vacant Leased Property

 70

Het Posthuys

Vacant Leased Property

 71

Kleinbosch Cemetery - Dal Josafat

Gravesite

 72

Portion of Old Fort Durban 

Museum

 73

Piet Retief Monument - Vryheid

Gravesite

 74

Spioenkop Battlefield

Gravesite

 75

Elandslaagte Memorial

Gravesite

 76

Burgher Monument

Gravesite

 

Artscape Theatre(3)

 

 77

Artscape Theatre

Theatre

 78

Artscape Storage Chappini Street

Storage

 79

Artscape Epping Workshop

Workshop

 

Afrikaanse TaalMuseum-en Monument(2)

 

 80

Taal Monument and Amphitheatre

Monument and Theatre

 81

Gideon Malherbe House

Museum

 

Iziko Museums of SA (11)

 

 82

Iziko SA National Gallery

Gallery

 83

Wingfield Hanger

Storage

 84

Iziko Bertram House

Museum

 85

Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum

Museum

 86

Iziko Koopmans-de Wet House

Museum

 87

Iziko Old Town House

Museum

88

Iziko South African Museum &

Planetarium

Museum and Planetarium

 89

Annexe building

Offices and Library

 90

Iziko Rust en Vreugd

Museum

 91

Iziko Slave Lodge

Museum

 92

Iziko Social History Centre

Storage, Offices and

Library

 

Luthuli Museum (1)

 

 93

Luthuli Complex

Museum

 

Msunduzi Museum (3)

 

 94

Pietermaritzburg Complex

Museum

 95

Boom street House

Museum

 96

Ncome Museum

Museum and

accommodation

 

The Playhouse Company (3)

 

 97

The Playhouse Theatre

Theatre

98

The Playhouse Company Head Office

Offices

 99

Mayville Complex

Storage

 

Kwa-Zulu Natal Museum(2)

 

100

Old st Anne Hospital

Old building

Will be upgraded to a new

Museum complex

101

Kwa-Zulu Natal Museum

Museum

 

William Humpherys Art Gallery (1)

 

102

William Humpherys Art Gallery

Gallery

TOTAL

102

c) Each building has been rented as follows:

 

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Building name

How long has each building been rented

From whom the building is rented

What is the Monthly rental fee for the building (Rand)

Sechaba House/Van Wijk Louw

Seven years

Rebosis Property

2 097 878.49

Old Karfo Film Archives (Union Building)

Permanent

Department of Public Works

Not applicable

Old Library State Building

Permanent

Department of Public Works

Not applicable

National Archives Building

Permanent

Department of Public Works

Not applicable

Regents

Since 2006

Delta Property Fund

monthly rental on the building is R937 000 pm with an annual escalation of 5.5% per annum


The breakdown of monthly rental of State Owned Buildings still to be determined by Department of Public Works in this financial 2019/20 as per National Treasury exemption dated 08 January 2018.

05 July 2019 - NW4

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Luthuli, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture”

What are the relevant details of the transformation targets that have been achieved in all sporting codes administered by his department since 27 April 1994? NW949E

Reply:

During the period 1994 to 2011 there were no transformation targets other than a loosely prescribed ‘quota’ of at least 50% ‘black’ (African, Coloured or Indian) representation for national representative entities without a measurement system and penalty.

In 2011 sport adopted a transformation Charter based on prescribed ‘targets’ in seven categories and recommended the establishment of a ministerial appointed independent transformation Commission in 2011 to monitor, report and make recommendations on the rate and extent of transformation on an annual basis.

This was followed by introducing a ‘Barometer’ process in 2015 in which federations set and projected forward their ‘own’ targets in relevant charter areas as described in a MoA with SRSA and SASCOC. Failure of a federation to achieve at least 50% of its ‘self-set targets could lead to the imposition of one or more prescribed penalties.

Since 2011 six voluminous transformation reports (a seventh is in progress) for sport have been published outlining a progressive individual and comparative profile of sport’s transformation status.

The following table reflect the transformation status of audited federations in terms of the two measurement systems – the Charter and Barometer scorecards in ranking order. As expected, the self-set (more conservative) barometer % target achievement is higher than the prescribed charter targets in most codes.

Federation

% Prescribed one-size-fits-all Charter Targets Achieved

% Self-set and forward projected Barometer Targets Achieved

Football

89

73

Table tennis

67

76

Volleyball

67

33

Cricket

61

59

Amateur boxing

61

10

Softball

56

35

Basketball

56

23

Netball

50

54

Athletics

50

31

Chess

44

27

Rugby

28

60

Baseball

22

50

Gymnastics

17

73

Tennis

17

65

Swimming

17

39

Hockey

11

37

Jukskei

6

39

Bowls

0

-

Rowing

0

-

Nine federations have achieved 50% or more of the pre-set Charter targets whereas eight have achieved 50% or more of their self-set Barometer targets. The latter performances will improve as federations become better skilled in setting and projecting forward targets.

Except for rowing, bowls, jukskei, swimming, tennis and to a lesser extent hockey (all faced with not insignificant sustainability challenges because of resource structures built on a declining predominantly White resource base), demographic transformation progress has been noteworthy over the past five years. In this regard cricket, rugby and netball have responded in exemplary fashion in the way transformation is in the process of being institutionalised in their respective organisations.

09 April 2019 - NW665

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Hunsinger, Mr CH to ask the Ms D Carter (Cope) to ask Minister of Health

(a) What is the position of the Government on the development of palliative care in the country and (b) how does the Government (i) intend to roll out palliative care and (ii) envisage working with and supporting community-based palliative care organisations?

Reply:

a) The development of Palliative care in the country is informed by the National Policy Framework and Strategy on Palliative Care 2017-2022 which is based on the WHA Resolution WHA 67.19 “Strengthening of Palliative Care as a Component of Comprehensive Care throughout the Life Course”, to which the country was a signatory. Palliative care starts at a point of diagnosis of a life-threatening disease or condition and is inclusive of but does not equate to care of the dying.

b) (i) Palliative Care will be integrated into the health service at all levels of care and implementation focuses on creating awareness on Palliative care and the provisions of the policy, auditing of provincial services on which to base Provincial Implementation Plans, Human Resource Development through in-service training and undergraduate training and access to palliative care medicines, in particular pain management and consumables.

(ii) Community-based palliative organisationa will continue to provide services at district and provincial levels and will be supported through grants, where applicable.

END.

06 March 2019 - NW270

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

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) the specified briefings were compulsory?

Reply:

Number of tender briefings held in 2018 by

(a) (i) the department (SRSA) has held SIX (6) TENDER BRIEFING SESSIONS.

(ii) the entities reporting to her department (SRSA) - NONE

(b) the specified briefings were compulsory? ALL THE TENDER BRIEFINGS WERE COMPULSORY

MS T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION DATE: IQ

06 March 2019 - NW10

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Singh, Mr N to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Why does KwaZulu-Natal, despite the high number of cricket fans in the province, have a low number of international cricket fixtures in (i) test, (ii) limited overs and (iii) T20 scheduled for 2019 and (b) what steps will her department take to correct such an anomaly? NW12E

Reply:

1. The official Cricket South Africa (CSA) gate numbers from the International Cricket Committee (ICC) approved stadia, does not confirm this claim.

2. CSA therefore designed a nationally agreed Stadium Model Agreement to maximise efficiencies to ensure an equitable arrangement in the allocation for all international match allocations (i, ii iii) amongst its Members.

MS. Y. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE: /

06 March 2019 - NW145

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

With reference to her reply to question 3558 on 7 December 2018, what was the total amount of the cost to her department of the Committee of Inquiry into the Governance Affairs of the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic Committee?

Reply:

In total, an amount of R978 550.19 was spent for the Committee of Inquiry into the Governance Affairs of the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic Committee which is broken down as follows:

Stenography and transcription services:                  R171 450.00

Catering:                                                              R  37 500.00

Venue:                                                                 R  61 560.00

Fees of Committee Members:                                R580 254.99

Public Relations Branding:                                     R  70 338.00

Witness costs:                                                     R  57 447.20

 

TOTAL COSTS:                                                    R978 550.10

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION DATE: & “ /

 

06 March 2019 - NW370

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

With reference to her reply to question 3558 on 7 December 2018, what was the total amount of the cost to her department of the Committee of Inquiry into the Governance Affairs of the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic Committee?

Reply:

In total, an amount of R978 550.19 was spent for the Committee of Inquiry into the Governance Affairs of the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic Committee which is broken down as follows:

Stenography and transcription services:      R171 450.00

Catering:                                                   R  37 500.00

Venue:                                                       R  61 560.00

Fees of Committee Members:                      R580 254.99

Public Relations Branding:                           R  70 338.00

Witness costs:                                            R  57 447.20

TOTAL COSTS:                                            R978 550.19

 

 

 

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE: 06/03/19

 

14 December 2018 - NW3557

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1 )With reference to her reply to question 2287 on 31 October 2018, did the Board of Athletics South Africa (ASA) follow a consultative process in issuing rule amendments to allow members of the Board to simultaneously serve as registered directors of the Nonprofit Company; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2)whether ASA issues notices inviting comments from stakeholders before initiating amendments to its rules; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) do clubs belonging to ASA allow objections raised by its members to be minuted and recorded; (4)what are the details of ASA's mediation process for disciplinary hearings; (5)has ASA held a disciplinary hearing around the legal and procedural irregularities pointed out by a certain organisation (name furnished); if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?NW4133E

Reply:

The question by the he member has been forwarded to Athletics South Africa (ASA) for its response as it deals with operational details and internal institutional procedures of ASA.


MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

14 December 2018 - NW3426

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1) What amount is the total deal for the new T20 Mzansi Super League for broadcasting rights from both (a) the SA Broadcasting Corporation, (b) Super Sport and (c) any other broadcaster; (2) What amount was the settlement with the chief executive officer (name furnished)? NW2844E

Reply:

(1) Cricket South Africa signs Non-Disclosure Agreements with its partners and is therefore not at liberty to indicate the amount of the deal.

(2) CSA signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Mr Lorgat and thus cannot indicate the settlement amount. However Mr Lorgat may be approached by the individual, institution or organization seeking the information.


MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

14 December 2018 - NW3559

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Whether she has been informed that the Vhembe Municipality in Limpopo has used R29 million to develop a sports facility and that the facility has to date not been developed allegedly due to irregularities at the VBS Bank; if not, (a) why not and (b) what steps will she take to rectify the situation; if so, what steps has she taken in this regard?NW4135E

Reply:

The matter had come to the attention of the Minister via media reports. It has to be pointed out that there is no legal requirement for the municipality to inform the Minister in respect of expenditures incurred on municipal accounts. Nevertheless the Minister had tasked the relevant Departmental officials to liaise with the Municipality and the Provincial Department of Sports and Recreation in Limpopo province to establish the facts on this matter and to recommend the appropriate action(s) to take. The engagements with the municipality are ongoing.


MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

07 December 2018 - NW3558

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

By what date will (a) she release the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) Report and (b) the recommendations from the SASCOC report be implemented?

Reply:

(a) The Minister intends to issue the report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Governance Affairs of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) on the 07th of December 2018.

(b) We will assign an implementation timetable to be agreed upon with SASCOC.


MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:06-11-2018

30 November 2018 - NW2376

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Dlomo, Ms BJ to ask the Ms. B.J Dlomo to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

1. What progress has her department made in establishing the two ministerial commissions that will: - (a) look at the violence in stadia; and b) address the problems in sports confederation; 2. on what date does she intend to brief the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation regarding the progress?

Reply:

In response to question 1 (a) in relation to violence in stadia:

The former Minister of Sport and Recreation established the FNB Stadium Committee of Inquiry to investigate the facts and reasons that led to the death of two soccer fans and injury to others at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. The FNB Committee of Inquiry was subsequently withdrawn as a result of legal technicalities, hence the current Minister of Sport and Recreation decided to approach the President of the Republic to request his Excellency to consider appointing a fully ledged Commission of Inquiry to investigate the tendency to perpetuate violence in stadia in the Republic by soccer fans inclusive of any other violence in sport (e.g. the violence at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria and more recently at the Moses Mabida in Durban, etc.). The President of the Republic has recently referred the request of the Department to establish a Commission of Inquiry to the Department of Justice and Correctional Services. SubsequenUy a meeting was held between the Ministries of Justice and Sport and Recreation to clarify issues and to seek solutions in the above regard.

In In response to question 1(b) in relation to addressing the problems in the sports confederation:

The SASCOC Committee of Inquiry has already finalised its extensive report (more than 140 pages) with regard to the Sports Confederation and has recently submitted its findings, recommendations and observations inclusive of its Executive Summary to the Minister for her perusal and consideration via the normal Departmental channels. The Minister has already perused the report and concurred wholeheartedly the proposed the recommendations as proposed by the SASCOC Committee of Inquiry.

Subsequently the Minister has submitted the report and its Summary to -


• SASCOC;

• the International Olympic Committee ("IOC");

• the International Paralympic Committee ("IPC");

• Mr. TUBBY REDDY
 

for their respective written responses. All their responses are currently being assimilated so as to put the Minister in a favourable position to apply her mind fully insofar as decisions and actions to be considered on the way forward before releasing the said report.

In response to question 2 in relation to what date does she intend to brief the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation regarding the progress:

In relation to stadia violence, the Minister will brief the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation on the progress with regard to the request to the President of Republic for appointing a formal Commission of Inquiry as and when the issues to be clarified and resolved between the Ministries of Justice and Sport and Recreation as referred to earlier have been finalized.

Moreover, the Minister intends to update the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation regarding the progress in relation to SASCOC Committee of Inquiry in December after applying her mind to the responses that she has now received from SASCOC, the IOC, the IPC and Mr. TUBBY REDDY in relation to the findings, recommendations and observations as proposed by the Committee.

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

27 November 2018 - NW1964

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Bergman, Mr D to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Whether her department contracted the services of a certain company {name furnished) for any sporting codes of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (a) in each of the past three financial years and/or (b) since 1 April 2018; if so, (i) for which sporting codes, (ii) what percentage service fee did the specified company request, (iii) what services were rendered in each case and (iv) who are the directors of the specified company?

Reply:

(b) N/A

(i) NIA

(ii) NIA

(iii) N/A

(iv) N/A



MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE: 21-11-2018

27 November 2018 - NW1707

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Mr P Moteka (EFF) to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1) (a) What total amount of land owned by her department and the entities reporting to her in each province is (i) vacant and (ii) unused or has no purpose and (b) what is the (i) location and (ii) size of each specified plot of land; (2) (a) how much of the land owned by her department and the entities reporting to her has been leased out for private use and (b) what is the (i) Rand value of each lease and (ii)(aa) location and (bb) size of each piece of land?

Reply:

(1 )(a) (i) and (ii) The Department of Sport and Recreation (SRSA) is the intended primary end user of a land located in the NASREC precinct for purpose of development national sport and recreation facilities.

(b) (i) The land is located on the eastern side of NASREC road, with larger portion being directly opposite to the existing Expo Center.

(ii) Since of acquisition of the 280 hectares prime land in the area by the state in the 1980s, this land parcel has been subdivided to accommodate showgrounds, exhibition center and 5 township extensions. Some of these subdivided portions have been sold to private owners for developments, and currently extension 1 and 2 totalling 60Ha is still owned by Department of Public Works as a custodian of government immovable assets.

This is the land held by Department of Public Works on behalf of SRSA, and will be used for development of a national sport and recreation precinct. My department has intentions to meet with Department of Public Works to discuss plans for development of the precinct, establish title conditions applicable to these portions and activate all town planning and conveyancing process required to make such development possible.

(2)(a) None

(b) (i) N/A

(ii)(aa) NIA

(bb) NIA


MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE: 21-11-2018

22 November 2018 - NW2491

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What (a) is the (i) name and (ii) location of each school sports programme which receives support from her department and (b) are the details of such support in each case?

Reply:

List of school sport programme which receives support from Sport and Recreation South Africa is attached.

 

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE: - 1\ - \

22 November 2018 - NW3096

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Mhlongo, Mr P to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What (a) was the total cost of the bid for the hosting of the 2023 Rugby World Cup and (b) amount did (i) the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee, (ii) his department, (iii) the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality and (iv) Rugby South Africa contribute to the specified bid; (2) whether all stakeholders contributed the agreed amounts; if not, why not?

Reply:

(1)(a) According to the information provided to the Department by South African Rugby Union (SARU), the direct amounts spent on the bid amounted to a total of R30, 580, 678.50 (R6,407,711.37 was spent in 2016 and of R24,172,967.13 in 2017). The indirect costs such as staff time and opportunity cost have not been fully calculated and included.

(B) (i) zero

     (ii) R1m

     (iii) zero

     (iv) estimated at :tR37m direct and indirect cost

(2)In any bidding process, more resources, particularly financial resources are always required to mount a successful bid. Several stakeholders were approached to support and fund the bid; and others could not commit what was required at the time. Accordingly, all contributions that were agreed to were then provided by the key stakeholders to the bid.

 

 

 

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION DATE:

22 November 2018 - NW3249

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What (a) amount did (i) her department and (ii) each entity reporting to her borrow from any entity in the People's Republic of China (aa) in each of the past three financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2018, (b) is the name of the lender of each loan, (c) conditions attached to each loan and (d) are repayment periods for each loan in each case?

Reply:

a (i) None

(ii)None

(aa) N/A

(bb} N/A


b N/A


c N/A


d N/A

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE: 2018/11/21

21 November 2018 - NW3460

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Kopane, Ms SP to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(a) On what date did her department last conduct an audit of artwork owned by Government which is under her department’s curatorship and (b) what are the details of each artwork under the curatorship of her department according to the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice 103; (2) whether any artworks under her department's curatorship have gone missing (a) in each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2018; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. The department conduct asset verifications bi-annually in line with the Sport and Recreation South Africa Asset Management Policy. Asset verification includes audit of artwork owned by the department which is part of SRSA Asset Register.

2. No artwork under Minister department’s curatorship have gone missing in each of the past five financial years since 1 April 2018.

 

 

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION DATE:

08 November 2018 - NW3010

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Whether she has received the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee's report following the conclusion of the investigation into alleged maladministration and financial mismanagement; if not, by what date does she expect to receive it; and (2). What total amount was spent to conduct the specified investigation?

Reply:

1. In response to question (1) in relation to the SASCOC Committee of Inquiry's Report:

The SASCOC Committee of Inquiry has —

    • already finalised its report with regard to the Sports Confederation; and
    • in August 2018 submitted its findings, recommendations and observations inclusive of its Executive Summary to the Minister for her perusal and consideration.

2. In response to question (2) in relation to costs which were spent on this investigation:

In total, the amount of R 978 550.19 was spent to conduct and conclude the investigation of the SASCOC Committee of Inquiry which is broken down as follows:

Stenography and transcription services:           R 171 450.00

Catering:                                                       R 37 500.00

Venue:                                                          R 61560.00

Fees of Committee members:                        R 580 254.99

PR Branding:                                                R70 338.00

Witness costs:                                             R 57 447.20

TOTAL:                                                        R 978 550.19

 

 

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION DATE:

07 November 2018 - NW996

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King, Ms C to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

How much land does {a) her department and (b) the entities reporting to her (i) own, (ii) have exclusive rights to and/or (iii) lease from the State to (aa) use and/or {bb) occupy?

Reply:

(a) The department (i) does not own {ii) does not have exclusive rights (iii) {aa)it is registered as end-user, of NASREC by Public Works.”

(b) the entities reporting to the Minister (i) do not own, (ii) do not have exclusive rights to and/nor (iii) lease from the State to (aa)use and/nor (bb)occupy any land.

 

MIN TER T. XASA
MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

06 November 2018 - NW2697

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What (a) is the total number of publicly accessible sports facilities in the country that are funded by her department, {b) is the location of each sport facility and (c) type of facility is it in each case? NW2989EREPLY (a) Since this parliament took a decision to ringfence R300 million from a Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) to implement sport infrastructure projects identified by Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), in the first year of implementation, 2016/17 thirty (30) projects were allocated and 16 of those have reported completions and some have been officially opened already. Additional 34 and 30 projects were allocated in 2017/18 and current 2018/19 respectively, and all are at different stages of implementation, bringing a total a number of sport facilities funded by department to a cumulative of 94 so far. All these projects were identified by communities through IDP processes and funded by public funds, the MIG, for access and use by the public. None of them are for private use.(b) Recognising that delivery of local sport facilities is a Schedule 58 mandate of the Constitution of the Republic, the department works collaboratively with municipalities to identify projects sites where these must be built. All sites and locations where these facilities were built were identified by municipalities through their IDP public participation processes, and biasness has been towards areas or settlements of the poor households and this is also a fundamental condition of MIG, targeting the poor.( c) A separate list with the specifics will be provided if required but facilities that we have built so far are multifaceted and many include combi courts that accommodate sporting codes such as tennis, volleyball, basketball and netball, soccer fields, including one built in Astro turf in Setlagole in the Raltlou municipality in North West, athletic tracks, including those built with tartan rubber material in Free State and Eastern Cape and so on. All our facilities make provision for ablution facilities where they don't exist already, and these upon our instance must be friendly to people with disabilitiesMS. T. XASA, MP MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION DATE:

Reply:

(a) Since this parliament took a decision to ringfence R300 million from a Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) to implement sport infrastructure projects identified by Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), in the first year of implementation, 2016/17 thirty (30) projects were allocated and 16 of those have reported completions and some have been officially opened already. Additional 34 and 30 projects were allocated in 2017/18 and current 2018/19 respectively, and all are at different stages of implementation, bringing a total a number of sport facilities funded by department to a cumulative of 94 so far. All these projects were identified by communities through IDP processes and funded by public funds, the MIG, for access and use by the public. None of them are for private use.

(b) Recognising that delivery of local sport facilities is a Schedule 58 mandate of the Constitution of the Republic, the department works collaboratively with municipalities to identify projects sites where these must be built. All sites and locations where these facilities were built were identified by municipalities through their IDP public participation processes, and biasness has been towards areas or settlements of the poor households and this is also a fundamental condition of MIG, targeting the poor.

( c) A separate list with the specifics will be provided if required but facilities that we have built so far are multifaceted and many include combi courts that accommodate sporting codes such as tennis, volleyball, basketball and netball, soccer fields, including one built in Astro turf in Setlagole in the Raltlou municipality in North West, athletic tracks, including those built with tartan rubber material in Free State and Eastern Cape and so on. All our facilities make provision for ablution facilities where they don't exist already, and these upon our instance must be friendly to people with disabilities

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

06 November 2018 - NW2411

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Bergman, Mr D to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Why did South Africa's learners not participate in the eighth edition of the African Union Sports Council Youth Games hosted in Botswana in May 2018 and (b) when last did South African school teams participate in the specified games?

Reply:

 

a) The AUSC region 5 Youth Games are held bi-annually and on rotational basis among the member states. Hosting is done in alphabetical order of member states. They were previously called the Zone VI games. To date the games still covers the U/20 only, and South African School Sport Championship has participants up to the U18 for abled-bodied and U/19 for people with disability. As a result the age categories are not feasible for School Sport athletes. SASCOC is the body responsible for Team delivery in international Competition and Multicoded events.

b) South Africa last participated at the AUSC Region S Youth Games that were held in Angola 2016. However the Schools do not participate at the Games due to the age categories that are featured at these games.

 

 

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

b. South Africa last participated at the AUSC Region S Youth Games that were held in Angola 2016. However the Schools do not participate at the Games due to the age categories that are featured at these games.

RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the Executive Authority approves the reply, should she concur with its contents.

MR M. ' MOEMI

DIRECTOR-GENERAL

DATE: §/ j ] (g

DECISION

Reply approved/amendeded

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

06 November 2018 - NW3127

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Whether, since she served in Cabinet, she (a)(i) was ever influenced by any person and/or (ii) influenced any of her department's employees to take any official administrative action on behalf of any (aa) member, (bb) employee and/or (cc) close associate of the Gupta family and/or (b) attended any meeting where any of the specified persons were present; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

(a)(i) No

(ii) No

(aa) NIA, (bb) NIA (cc) N/A

(b)No


MS. T XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

06 November 2018 - NW2698

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

How many golf courses are used by the South African Golf Association, and Women's Golf SA who are both partners of his department, {b) where is each golf course located, {c) what is the size of each golf course and {d) who owns each golf course? NW2990E

Reply:

{a) There are 455 golf courses of varying sizes - some of nine holes and some of 18 holes. Generally the 18 hole golf course is of around 7000 meters in length but the area of the course is not known. Most golf courses have holes parallel to each other so are somewhat condensed. These are smaller golf courses known as mashie courses and they would be in the region of 3500 metres in length but in the same format as the larger courses - i.e holes running parallel to each other but not restricted to that.

{b) These golf courses are throughout South Africa with all Provinces having golf courses varying in quantity.

(c) Golf RSA does not have precise information on the ownership of the golf courses but the majority, are municipal golf courses with the minority, by far, privately owned.

 

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

RECOMMENDATIONS

It is recommended that the Executive Authority approves the reply, should she concur with its contents.


MR. M.E. MOEMI
DIRECTOR-GENERAL
DATE; 02/11/2018

DECISION
Reply approved


MS.T.XASA,MP
MINISTER OF THE SPORT AND RECREATION
DATE:

06 November 2018 - NW2577

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1) (a) What Is the total number of deputy directors-general and chief directors that are employed In (aa) an acting and (bb) a permanent capacity In her department and (b) What is the total number of women in each case; (2) (a) What Is the total number of (i) chief executive officers and (ii) directors of each entity reporting to her and (b) what is the total number of women in each case?

Reply:


(1) (a) (i) one (1}

(ii) five (5)

(aa) none

(bb) three (3)


(b) (i) one {1)

(ii) one (1)

(aa) none

(bb) none


MS. T. XASA,MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

06 November 2018 - NW2555

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

With regard to Athletics South Africa (ASA), (a) who was appointed as Team Leader for the South African team travelling to the (i} 2018 World Half Marathon Championships in Valencia, Spain, (ii} 2018 Junior and Youth Championships in London and (iii) 2016 Wor1d 1 00km Championships in Los Alcazares, Spain, (b) which ASA officials and/or representatives are required to travel on the same flights with the athletes selected to represent South Africa overseas, {c) in what circumstances would an ASA official and/or representative, other than the Head of Delegation, be authorised to travel separately from the athletes who form part of a South African team competing internationally and (d) what are the relevant details regarding why certain athletes forming part of the South African team which competed at the Wor1d Junior and Youth Championships in London were booked on a flight separate from the ASA officials and/or representatives tasked with managing the team?

Reply:

(a) who was appointed as Team Leader for the South African team travelling to the:

{i) 2018 Wor1d Half Marathon Championships in Valencia, Spain,

2. Mr James Moloi - Chairperson of ASA Road Running Commission.

{ii) 2018 Junior and Youth Championships in London and

3. There were no Youth or Junior Championships in London. The 2018 IMF World Junior Championships took place in Tampere, Finland

4. Mr John Mathane, President of AGN Athletics was the team Leader

(iii) 2016 World 100km Championships in Los Alcazares, Spain

2. Mr George Lamb - Chairperson of ASA Ultra-running Committee

(b) which ASA officials and/or representatives are required to travel on the same flights with the athletes selected to represent South Africa overseas,
2. In line with international standards all teams are accompanied by a Head Of Delegation, Manager for men, Manager for women, Team Coaches, Doctor and Physics. All Management is required to travel with the team. Depending on the size of the team, team management will be enlarged or reduced with a minimum of two management for practical and security reasons.

(c) in what circumstances would an ASA official and/or representative, other than the Head of Delegation, be authorised to travel separately from the athletes who form part of a South African team competing internationally and

2. All Management is required to travel with the team. Where teams travel in more than one flight the T earn Management is also split up to ensure that all team members are accompanied by Team Management. Team managements of teams are not separated by ASA. If due to extraordinary situations e.g. flight delays, custom hold-ups, etc special arrangements will be made on both the departure side and anival side to monitor the travelling of the affected athletes. Example - See travel report of Mr John Mathane below.

(d) what are the relevant details regarding why certain athletes forming part of the South African team which competed at the World Junior and Youth Championships in London were booked on a flight separate from the ASA officials and/or representatives tasked with managing the team?

3. The question is based on incorrect information. The 2017 IAAF World Youth Championships took place in Kenya. The 2018 IAAF World Junior Championships took place in Finland. The team flew via Istanbul to Tampere Finland and not via London.

4. See the report of travel arrangements of the Team Leader below:

1. FLIGHTS:


Our flights were booked by ASA Office at Turkish Airline TK 0043. We boarded our flight on the 07 July 2018 at 18:25 and arrived at 05:00 08 July 2018 safely at the Istanbul, International Airport and we were connected to from Istanbul, to Finland departed at 08:30 and arrives at 11:55 in Helsinki International Airport, upon our arrival in Helsinki the Physiotherapist could not find her passport at passport control to enter Finland. John Mathane stayed behind at the airport to assist her, and the rest of us took the 2 hour bus trip to Tampere. We were collected at 14:15 by Finland Federation Athletics delegates and travelled to Tampere city where we were accommodated at Hotel Holiday Inn for check in without any hassles. We return with Turkish Airline TK 004 We boarded our flight at 19:00 and arrived at Istanbul, at 22:25 then we connected at 01:35 to 0 R Tambo International Airport in South Africa at 10:25, we were warmly welcomed by the parents, family members and friends of the Athletes and band it was an exciting moment welcome the T earn to South Africa.

MS. T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

DATE:

23 October 2018 - NW1098

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What (a) number of consulting firms or companies are currently contracted by (i) her department and (ii) the entities reporting to her and (b)(i) is the name of each consultant, (ii) are the relevant details of the service provided in each case and (iii) is the (aa) start date, (bb) time period, (cc) monetary value in Rands of each contract and (dd) name and position of each individual who signed off on each contract?

Reply:

(a) The department has not contracted any consulting firms or companies currently

(i) Not applicable

(ii) Not applicable

(b) (i) Not applicable

(ii) Not applicable

(iii) (aa) Not applicable

(bb) Not applicable

(cc) Not applicable

(dd) Not applicable

 

RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the Executive Authority approves the reply, should she concur with its contents.

MR M.E MOEMI

DIRECTOR-GENERAL

DATE: 07/09/2018

DECISION

Reply approved/amended.

MS T XASA, MP
MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION
DATE: 09/09/2018

23 October 2018 - NW2036

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1) What are the details of the (a} number of accidents that vehicles owned by her department were involved (i) in each of the past three financial years and (ii) since 1April2018, (b) cost for repairs in each case and (c}(i) number of and (ii} reasons for vehicles being written off in each case; (2) whether all vehicles owned by her department have tracking devices installed?

Reply:

Please find here: REPLY

23 October 2018 - NW1510

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Bergman, Mr D to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

What number of the medal winners at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (a) form part of the operational expenditure of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and (b) received any money from SASCOC in the year preceding the Commonwealth Games?

Reply:

(a) seventeen(17)

Please find here: (b)

17 September 2018 - NW2321

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

(1) (a) What number of labour disputes are currently being faced by (i) her department and (ii) the entities reporting to her, (b) what is the cause of each dispute, (c) what is the nature of each dispute and (d) on what date was each dispute (i) reported and (ii) resolved; (2) (a)(i) what number of employees have been dismissed by her department in the past five years and (ii) for what reason was each employee dismissed and (b)(i)what number of the specified employees were paid severance packages and (ii)what was the monetary value of each severance package? NW2498E

Reply:

(1) (a) What number of labour disputes are currently being faced by

(i) her department

The Department does not have dispute currently and not facing any disputes.

(ii) the entities reporting to her

South African Institute for Drug - Free Sport (SAIDS) does not have currently and not facing any disputes

Boxing South Africa (BSA) has five disputes

(b) what is the cause of each dispute

  • Termination of service following outcomes of disciplinary process on ground of misconduct. (4)
  • Dispute lodged by dismissed employee alleging non-payment of acting allowance at a time when employee was still in BSA employ. (1)

(c) what is the nature of each dispute

  • Disputed outcome of disciplinary process and allegations of unfair dismissal was logged. (4)
  • Allegations of unfair labour practice. (1)

(d) on what date was each dispute

(i) reported

four cases were reported in 2015

one case was reported in 2016

(ii) resolved

Five cases not resolved

(2) (a)(i) what number of employees have been dismissed by her department in the past five years

       5 employees were dismissed by the Department in the past five years.

(ii) for what reason was each employee dismissed

    three on abscondment

    one on fraud, corruption and misrepresentation

     one on Theft

(b)(i)what number of the specified employees were paid severance packages

    none

(ii)what was the monetary value of each severance package?

    none

MS. T XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

17 September 2018 - NW1485

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Purdon, Mr RK to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Whether, with reference to the reply of the President, Mr C. Ramaphosa, to the debate on the state of the Nation Address on 22 February 2018 to implement lifestyle audits, (a) she, (b) senior management services members in her department and/or (c) any of the heads of entities reporting to her have undergone a lifestyle audit in the past three financial years; if not, have any plans been put in place to perform such audits; if so, in each case, what are the details of the (i) date of the lifestyle audit, (ii) name of the person undergoing the audit, (iii) name of the auditing firm conducting the audit and (iv) outcome of the audit? (2) Whether she will furnish Mr. RK Purdok with copies of the lifestyle audit reports?

Reply:

Minister Xasa fully supports the call by President Ramaphosa, for the public service to institute a lifestyle audit mechanism to monitor the lifestyles of personnel in the public service, especially the members of SMS and other senior people in the service of the public, including personnel at the leadership of state entities.

To this end, the Minister has noted the question from the Honourable Purdon (MPL), in relation to lifestyle audits. However, to date, the Minister has not found cause to institute any audits on the lifestyles of any personnel in the Ministry and neither is there cause to institute any such audits on the heads of entities, at this stage.

MS T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION SA

17 September 2018 - NW1872

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

1. What (a) is the total number of incidents of racism that were reported to the human resources department/office in: (i) Her department; (ii) The entities reporting to her in (aa) 2016 and (bb) 2017 What (b) are the details of each incident that took place; (2) Was each incident investigated; if not, why not in each case; if so, what were the outcomes of the investigations in each case? (NW2032E)

Reply:

1. The Department of Sport and Recreation has (a) Zero cases of racism incidents reported to its HR Offices….. (i) Her department has zero cases of racism reported and (ii) the entities reporting to her also do not have any such cases that were reported, in the year 2016 and 2017:

No investigation was instituted, as there were not cases of racism reported.

MS T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION SA

17 September 2018 - NW2059

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Mulder, Dr PW to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

Whether all members of the senior management service (SMS) in her department had declared their interests for the past year as required by the Public Service Regulations; if not, (a) why not, (b) what number of the specified members did not declare their interests and (c) what are the (i) names and (ii) ranks of the specified noncompliant members of the SMS; 2) whether noncompliant SMS members have been charged; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; 3) what number (a) of employees in her department at each post level are currently suspended on full salary and (b) of the specified employees at each post level have been suspended for the specified number of days (details furnished); 4) what is the total amount of cost attached to the days of service lost as a result of the suspensions in each specified case?

Reply:

1. Yes all members of the senior management service (SMS) declared their financial interests for the past year.

  1. (a) Not applicable.
  1. (b) Not applicable.
  1. (c) (i) Not applicable.
  1. (c) (ii) Not applicable.

2) No SMS Member charged. All Complied

3) (a) None. No Employee is suspended

3) (b) Not Applicable. No employee has been suspended.

4) Not Applicable. No employee has been suspended.

MINISTER T. XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION SA

17 September 2018 - NW2365

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Botes, Mr A to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

In light of the fact that one of the intentions of the meeting of Ministers of Sport in the BRICS was to host the Sport Council and finalise the BRICS Sport Charter that will allow the rotation of the BRICS games every four years, (a) what lessons were learnt from the BRICS Sport Council and (b) in what manner will the lessons contribute towards the imperatives of the National Development Plan's 2030 imperatives of (i) equal opportunity, (ii) inclusion and (iii) redress as well as outcome 14 on social cohesion and nation-building?

Reply:

South Africa did not host the BRICS Sport Council of Ministers due to the unavailability of other BRIC Sport Ministers to attend this meeting. However, it’s envisaged that the formation of the BRICS Sport Council of Ministers will assist in providing guidance on how the games should be run going forward. Ministers of Sport from the BRICS Nations responsible for Sport will be able to deliberate and agree on a number of areas pertaining to the games as it was operating in a vacuum since inception in 2016 in Goa, India. The BRICS Sport Charter and the MOU regarding the establishment of this Commission has been drafted and it’s to be deliberated during the BRICS Council of Sport Ministers meeting on the date to be determined by the Minister.

(a) The BRICS Games strengthens the relationship between the BRICS Countries

(b) The games contribute in the following:

(i) equal opportunity,

During the apartheid regime, black South African athletes were not provided/afforded an opportunity to participate in International sporting events to showcase their talents. Thus, the BRICS Games are seen as vehicle to address those disparities to afford our South African athletes an opportunity to compete with the rest of the world.

(ii) inclusion and

Our outcome 14 on social cohesion and nation building indicates that athletes should be afforded an opportunity to compete with the world despite their gender, race and class. Consequently, the BRICS Games seeks to find that balance in sport through the inclusion of every athlete determine to showcase his or her talent.

(iii) redress as well as outcome 14 on social cohesion and nation-building

Outcome 14 emphasized the importance of redress in sport. Redress is essential in sport as it seeks to address the imbalance of the past thereby building a society where opportunities are not defined by race, gender, class or religion.

 

MS T XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION

17 September 2018 - NW2364

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Abrahams, Ms BL to ask the Minister of Sport and Recreation

In light of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between her department and the Department of Basic Education to rekindle school sport in all the schools in the country, what (a) are the key features of the MOU and (b) measures has she and the Minister of Basic Education put in place to (i) monitor and (ii) evaluate its implementation?

Reply:

a) The key features of the MoU include among other thing:

  • Demarcation of roles: Updated to reflect the assignment of role players from Level 1-6.
  • Roles and Responsibilities: A complete overall of roles and responsibilities reflecting:
  • SGB’s powers need to be revised (Requires amendment to Schools Act)
  • School Committees should be run by teachers (Requires amendment to School Sport Structures policy)
  • Basic Education and Provinces must include School Sport as the strategic output.
  • SRSA and Provinces facilitate the establishment of School Sport structures, while DBE initiates the process.
  • DBE to provide basic sport infrastructure, SRSA to facilitate the provision of infrastructure through Sports Trust, National Lottery, MIG etc.
  • Teacher Unions & SGBs Associations to included in the ex JNTT and ex JPTT
  • Sport Code Committees to have a representation in the School Sport Coordinating Committees
  • Federations to ensure that School Sport has an associate membership in their structure.
  • Establishment of School Sport Coordinating Committee and its composition, Committee to be chaired by SRSA and DBE.
  • Provision of infrastructure and resource: The provision of using MIG to build some of the School Sport infrastructure
  • National School Sport Championships: (The three cycle is being highly contested, especially the break)
  • Discussions are underway to review model of cyclic championships
  • Sporting Codes reduction: The policy on prioritization on codes is being considered and once finalized it will be implemented.
  • Funding: DBE should take full responsibility of funding levels 1-3 whilst SRSA take care of levels 4-6.
  • Communication protocol: Across all levels DBE and SRSA officials should communicate their planned activities.

b) Measures that the Minister of Basic Education has put in place to:

(i) Monitor: Joint National Task Teams and Joint Provincial Task Teams are set up to bring both departments together and monitor progress made in implementing the programme and develop plans to address the challenges. Regular interactions for planning also take place between officials in DBE and SRSA.

(ii) Evaluate implementation: The DBE has various platforms of interacting with stakeholders on sports. However through the provincial departments of education, regular interactions are being held. SRSA gets these regular interactions and briefing from the DBE.

MS T XASA, MP

MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION