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09 December 2019 - NW1706

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

1. With reference to the payments of claims made to the Department of International Relations and Cooperations for the 2018-19 financial year, (a) what is the official status of each traveler, (b) in what capacity did each person travel, (c) what is the total breakdown of the travel fee and accommodation, (d) was each person travelling on business and/or economy class, (e) what was car rental cost in respect of each traveler, (f) what type of vehicles were booked for each traveler, (g) how did the travel undertaken by each person contribute to the economy and/or advancement of the Republic and (h) on what date will the reports of each trip that was undertaken be available? (NW3102E)

Reply:

1. Please refer to the attached spreadsheet for the response to the question above.

PAYMENT OF CLAIMS MADE TO DIRCO 2018 -2019 FINANCIAL YEAR

With reference to the payments of claims made to the Department of International Relations and Cooperations for the 2018-19 financial year, (a) what is the official status of each traveler, (b) in what capacity did each person travel, (c) what is the total breakdown of the travel fee and accommodation, (d) was each person travelling on business and/or economy class, (e) what was car rental cost in respect of each traveler, (f) what type of vehicles were booked for each traveler, (g) how did the travel undertaken by each person contribute to the economy and/or advancement of the Republic and (h) on what date will the reports of each trip that was undertaken be available? (NW3102E)

Kenya 1 – Ministerial Working Visit on 26 – 29 October 2018

Meeting or Event

Status of traveller

Capacity of traveller

Breakdown of Fee and Accommodation

Business or Economy class

Car rental costs

Type of Vehicle Hired

Contribution to the

economy or advancement

of the Republic

Availability of the report

Meeting

Official

Director Africa and the Middle East

R42 000.00

Economy Class

R20 000.00

Sedan standard (shared)

The South African

participation was to

advance the objectives

of the Charter for

African Cultural

Renaissance and

creating of markets for

industries.

Report available on request

Events / Meetings

Status of traveller

Capacity of traveller

Breakdown of Fee and Accommodation

Business or Economy class

Car rental costs

Type of Vehicle Hired

Contribution to the economy or advancement of the Republic

Availability of the report

Meeting

Official

Deputy Director

Paid by AU

Economy Class

R10 000.00

Sedan (shared)

The South African participation was to advance the objectives of the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance.

Report is available for viewing

 

Expert

Independent Black Filmmakers Collective (IBFC)

R16 000.00

Economy Class

       

Official

Deputy Director

 

Economy Class

       
 

Official

Assistant Director Creative Industries

 

Economy Class

       
  1. Ethiopia – 5th Pan African Cultural Congress – 5 – 7 September 2018

Events / Meetings

Status of traveller

Capacity of traveller

Breakdown of Fee and Accommodation

Business or Economy class

Car rental costs

Type of Vehicle Hired

The South African participation was to advance the objectives of the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance and creating of markets for industries.

Availability of the report

Meeting

Executive Authority

Deputy Minister

Hosted by Algeria

Business Class

N/A

Hosted by Algeria

The South African participation was to advance the objectives of the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance

Report is available for viewing

 

OFFICIAL

PA to Deputy Minister

Hosted by Algeria

Business Class

N/A

Hosted by Algeria

   
 

Official

Director Africa and the Middle East

R 10 000

Economy Class

R20 000.00

Sedan standard

   
 

Official

Director Libraries

R10 000.00

Economy Class

 

Sedan standard

   
 

Expert

President of AFLIA

Paid by AFLIA

Economy Class

 

Sedan standard

   
 

Expert

Executive of AFLIA

Paid by AFLIA

Economy Class

 

Sedan standard

   
  1. Algeria - AU Specialised Technical Committee on Youth, Culture and Sports 22 – 25 October

Kenya – Technical Visit for Cultural Seasons on 02 – 05 October 2018

Meeting or Event

Status of traveller

Capacity of traveller

Breakdown of Fee and Accommodation

Business or Economy class

Car rental costs

Type of Vehicle Hired

Contribution to the economy or advancement of the Republic

Availability of the report

Meeting

Official

Director Africa and the Middle East

R42 000.00

Economy Class

R20 000.00

Sedan standard (shared)

The South African participation was to advance the objectives of the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance and creating of markets for industries.

Report available on request

 

Official

Assistant Director Events Management

 

Economy Class

       
 

Official

Assistant Director Creative Industries

 

Economy Class

       

Kenya - Hosting South African Cultural Seasons in Kenya – 28 February – 2 March 2019

Events / Meetings

Status of traveller

Capacity of traveller

Breakdown of Fee and Accommodation

Business or Economy class

Car rental costs

Type of Vehicle Hired

Contribution

to the

economy or

advancement

of the

Republic

Availability of the report

                 
                 

Event

Service Provider

Officials

DDG

R175 605.66

Economy Class

R54 521.60

 

The South African

participation was to advance the objectives of the Charter for African Cultural

Renaissance and

creating of markets

for industries.

Report is available for viewing

   

Director

 

Economy Class

       
   

Deputy Director

 

Economy Class

       
   

3 x Assistant Director

 

Economy Class

       
   

Events Management company

 

Economy Class

       
   

2x Exhibition Curator / Coordinator

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Chef

 

Economy Class

R277 048.34

2 x Sedan (shared)

15 Seater (shared)

   
 

Expert

1x Journalists

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Photo journalist

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

7 x Musician for the opening banquet and the band

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Sound engineer / technical

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Creative Director

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Poet

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Muralist

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

15x Dancers

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Craft presenter (workshop)

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Design presenter (workshop)

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

1x Dance choreographer

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

7x Band

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

3x Backup singers

 

Economy Class

       
 

Expert

3x Musicians

 

Economy Class

       
 

Event/Meeting

Status of traveller

Capacity of traveller

Breakdown of Fee and Accommodation

Business or Economy class

Car rental costs

Type of Vehicle Hired

Contribution to the economy or advancement of the Republic

Availability of the report

36th Session of WIPO SCCR - Geneva

Official

DD/IR

DD/Cultural Development

Accommodation – R43 875

Economy

None - Public transport is free in Geneva

N/A

The benefit of SA

participation in the SCCR is to ensure that our national policies are aligned with global

practices to ensure

that our creatives can

benefit both

economically and morally from their Intellectual Property and that their IP rights are

protected from

unauthorised used

at the international level.

Yes, available on request

37th WIPO IGC on Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions - Geneva

Official

Official

DD/IR

Director:Living Heritage

Accommodation – R92 000

Economy

Travel agency - Amount not available at time of report

Standard car

The contribution to

the economy is to

ensure that once a

legal binding instrument is adopted, traditional communities can share the benefit that

derives from their IP that emanated from their traditional knowledge be it

medicinal, innovation,

designs, etc. and that

their IP is protected

from international

misappropriation.

Yes, available on request

WIPO Assemblies of Member States - Geneva

Official

Official

CD/IR

DD/CD

Accommodation R110 000

Economy

None - public transport is free in Geneva

N/A

The General Assembly

is the main decision

making body of WIPO

and meets annually to

take stock of progress

on the organisations

of the work of WIPO

and to discuss future

policy direction in the

field of IP globally.

Our participation is to

take note and endorse

future policy direction

of WIPO to be in line

with our national

development priorities

as outlined in the NDP.

Yes, available on request

World Conference on Creative Economy

Official

Technical Experts

Official

Official

DG

CD/IR

SACO Rep

DD/IR

DD/CD

Accommodation and transport cost – R140 000

DG – Business class

4 x Officials - Economy

Amount not available at time of report

Standard car – Toyota Camry

South Africa shared with the global community how the creative and cultural economy

is often connected with other development priorities, such as poverty alleviation, basic infrastructure sustainable development, gender equality, social

inclusion and global

partnerships. We also

provided statistical

data to show the

contribution of culture

to the GDP.

Yes, available on request

37th Session of WIPO SCCR - Geneva

Official

Official

DD/IR

DD/Cultural Development

Accommodation – R67 000

Economy

Public transport is free in Geneva

N/A

Discussion continued

from the 36th Session.

The benefit of SA

participation in the

SCCR is to ensure that

our national policies are

aligned with global

practices to ensure

that our creatives can

benefit both

economically and

morally from their

Intellectual Property

and that their IP rights

are protected from

unauthorised used at

the international level.

Yes, available on request

38th WIPO IGC on Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions - Geneva

Official

Official

DD/IR

Director/Living Heritage

Accommodation – R76 703

Economy

Travel agency - Amount not available at time of report

Standard car

Discussions continued

from the 37th Session.

The contribution to the

economy is to ensure

that once a legal

binding instrument is

adopted, traditional

communities can

share the benefit that

derives from their IP that emanated from their traditional knowledge be it

medicinal, innovation,

designs, etc. and that

their IP is protected

from international

misappropriation.

Yes, available on request

12th Ordinary Session of the IGC for the 2005 Convention on Cultural Diversity - Paris

Official

Official

CD/IR

DD/CD

Accommodation – R52 000

Economy

R 3600 (R1 800 p/p)

Taxi – Standard car

The New Growth Path,

the National

Development Plan,

the White Paper on

Arts, Culture and

Heritage and the

Mzansi Golden Economy

Strategy is aligned to

the principles of the

2005 Convention.

All these strategies

are geared towards

unlocking the growth

potential of the

cultural and creative

industry, to maximise

economic growth and

job creation, especially

in the informal sector.

Yes, available on request

39th WIPO IGC on Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions - Geneva

Official

Official

DD/IR

Director/Living Heritage

Accommodation – R67 852

Economy

Travel agency – Amount not available at time of report

Standard car

Discussions continued

from the 38th Session.

The contribution to the

economy is to ensure

that once a legal

binding instrument is

adopted, traditional

communities can share

the benefit that derives

from their IP that

emanated from their

traditional knowledge be

it medicinal, innovation,

designs, etc. and that

their IP is protected

from international

misappropriation.

Yes, available on request

UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture - Turkey

Official

Official

Official

Official

Official

DG

D/Heritage

DD/IR

DD/Stakeholder Liaison

Mr S Ntombela – DD/MGE

Accommodation and transport – R370 000

DG – Business class

4 x Officials – Economy class

Amounts not available at time of report

DG – Luxury Car

Officials – Standard car

Tourism is a driver of

economic growth,

inclusive development

and environmental

sustainability. Through

our participation we learn and share global

best practices on how

cultural tourism can

make an important

contribution to poverty

reduction, fighting

inequality and

promoting inclusive

growth for the

implementation of the

SDGs.

Yes, available on request

Nelson Mandela Statue in New York: New York travel for the Minister to view the site for the statue in New York, USA August 2018.

Executive

Official

Official

Official

Official

Minister

Minister’s Advisor

DD/HPP

Min’s PA

DD/IR

Accommodation and local transport – R830 000

Minister – Business class travel

Minister’s Advisor – Business class travel

3 x Officials – Economy class

Breakdown of amounts for transport not available at time of report

Minister - Luxury Car

Officials - Standard

The Statue of Nelson

Mandela was a gift

donated to the United

Nations during the

Nelson Mandela Peace

Summit as a result

of the United General

Assembly (UNGA)

resolution 72/243

which was adopted

in Dec ember 2017.

A communications

strategy was developed

for the branding of SA

during the Peace

summit, including the

unveiling of the statue

of former President

Mandela.

Yes, available on request

Unveiling Ceremony of Nelson Mandela Statue at the United Nations Headquarters in New York during the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, September 2018

Executive

Official

Official

Official

Official

Minister

Mr M Nkomo – Minister’s Advisor

DD/HPP

Min’s PA

DD/IR

Accommodation and local transport - top up amount as a balance was still at DIRCO from travel in August 2019 - R240 000

Minister – Business class travel

Minister’s Advisor – Business class travel

Officials – Economy class

Breakdown of amounts for transport not available at time of report

Minister - Luxury Car

Officials - Standard

The Statue of Nelson

Mandela was a gift

donated to the United

Nations during the

Nelson Mandela Peace

Summit as a result of

the United General

Assembly (UNGA)

resolution 72/243

which was adopted

in Dec ember 2017. A

communications strategy was developed for the branding of SA during the Peace

summit, including the

unveiling of the statue

of former President

Mandela.

Yes, available on request

09 December 2019 - NW1644

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

(1) (a) what is the name of the company that makes use of the restaurant facility at Freedom Park, (b) on what date did the contract start and (c) what monthly revenue has been generated for Freedom Park since the restaurant contract started; (2) (a) what is the rental amount that the company pays to use the restaurant at Freedom Park, (b) does the contract include water and electricity usage and (c) what is the water and electricity usage of the restaurant facility; (3) (a) what is the name of the company that makes use of the gift shop facility at Freedom Park and (b) monthly revenue has been generated for Freedom Park since the gift shop contract started; (4) (a) what is the rental amount that the company pays to use the gift shop facility at Freedom Park and (b) does the contract for the gift shop include water and electricity? NW30001E

Reply:

1. (a) The name of the company that makes use of the restaurant facilities is Dandozest

(b) The contract started on 02 May 2018.

(c) An average of R16 878.18 per month is the monthly revenue generated for Freedom Park since the restaurant contract started on 02 May 2018.

2. (a) Turnover rent of 7.5% is the rental amount that the company pays to use the restaurant at Freedom Park

(b) There was no provision made in the bid that Freedom Park will provide for water and electricity.

(c) Freedom Park has one municipal account that it pays and it includes services in the retail spaces

3. (a) Diteboho Gifts and events is the company that makes use of the gift shop facility at Freedom Park.

(b) An average of R3528.15 per month has been generated for Freedom Park since the gift shop started.

4. (a) 15 % of the Turnover is the rent Diteboho Gifts and events pays to use the gift shop facility

(b) No provision was made in the bid that Freedom Park will provide water and electricity.

09 December 2019 - NW1643

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

1. Who appointed National Capital Project to raise funds for Freedom Park? 2. whether the project was put out on tender, if so, (a) where was it advertised and what were the requirements; 3. (a). what was the duration of the contract with the specified company, (b) in what year was the contract in operation and (c) was the company paid monthly or on delivery; 4. what amount did the company raise for freedom park;

Reply:

1)  National Capital Projects was the company appointed by the Freedom Park’s Accounting Officer as per the Bid Adjudication Committee recommendation.

(2)(a). Yes, the project was advertised on the tender bulletin notice No. 2916 issued on 13 May 2016.

(b). Bid requirements were as follows:

Submitted proposal to include:

  • The business diagnostic tools to be used to diagnose the operating model of the Freedom Park, with view of identifying activities that hinder financial sustainability.
  • How Freedom Park will be repositioned in order to move towards becoming financially viable from operating activities
  • Proposal on fund raising.
  • Implementable action plans to be carried out by the service provider to raise funds for Freedom Park.
  • The manner in which the fundraiser will initiate and conclude fundraising transactions with sponsors in compliance with Freedom Park’s policies and legal framework.
  • Measurement of performance by Freedom Park.
  • How fundraiser intends to bring together with people and sponsors (local and international) who are prepared to support the aims and objectives of Freedom Park.
  • Proposed staffing, timing and costing for the performance of the diagnosis of the operating model of the Freedom Park and repositioning of the same towards financial viability from operating activities.
  • Proposed commission rate for the funds raised for Freedom Park.

3. (a). The duration of the contract was three years from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2019.

(b). The contract was in operation in 2016.

(c). The company was paid on delivery for diagnostic and repositioning towards financial sustainability and not for fundraising.

4. The National Capital Project raised no money for Freedom Park.

09 December 2019 - NW1581

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Wessels, Mr W to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1). Whether, with reference to the reply to question 1582 on 18 June 2018, all National Departments, Public Entities and Public Enterprises as described in the act are now complying with the implementation of the Use of Official Languages Act, Act 12 of 2012; if not, (a) why not and (b) what is his department is doing to ensure compliance; (2). whether all National Departments, Public Entities and Public Enterprises report annually to (a) him and (b) the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) on progress made with the implementation of their respective language policies and language units as required in terms of Sections 7 and 9 of the Act; if not, (i) why not and (ii) what is his department doing to ensure compliance; (3). whether his department tables an annual report to parliament on progress made in this regard as required by Section 12 of the Act; if not, why not; (4). whether he has found that all provinces have adopted and effectively implemented language policies in accordance with their provincial languages acts; if not, what is his department doing to ensure compliance and; (5). whether he will make a statement on the matter? CW114E

Reply:

1. Not all National Departments, National Public Entities and National Public Enterprises are complying with the Use of Official Languages Act 12 of 2012. Very few are complying, the main area where compliance is satisfactorily noted in some departments and entities is with regard to language policies. There is little progress with regard to the establishment of language units

(a).Reasons cited mostly for non-compliance range from inadequate funding and a need to be guided and taken through the processes, a task which was carried out by Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in February 2019.

(b).PanSALB will continue to monitor the implementation of the Act to ensure compliance.

2. Not all national departments, national public entities and national public enterprises are reporting annually. PanSALB have scheduled public hearings for all to come and report on progress.

3. Yes, the report is tabled annually and this will happen when the annual report has been compiled at the end of the financial year.

4. Not all provinces have adopted and effectively implemented their language policies in accordance with their Provincial Language Acts. PanSALB has commissioned provincial offices to monitor and conduct an audit in this regard so as to identify areas where assistance is required. Once this audit is finalized, provinces will be offered individual assistance in a bid to ensure implementation and compliance.

5.Yes, the Minister will make a statement after the public hearings or monitoring sessions that PanSALB will conduct with all National Departments, National Public Entities and National Public Enterprises.

09 December 2019 - NW1645

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

(1) (a) What is the total remuneration package of each councillor at Freedom Park and, (b) where does each councillor reside; (2) (a) what is the total travelling and accommodation fees for each councillor in the past year, (b) is the breakdown of expenses on (i) accommodation (ii) grading and (iii) travelling of each councillor, (c) are the details of the class of flights that each councillor flew in the past year and (d) was the purpose of each meeting attended by each councillor? NW3002E

Reply:

1. (a). The Council Members do not receive the remuneration package, they are paid an Honorarium fee for preparation and attendance of the meeting in line with Treasury guideline. Table A is the detailed fees per Council member.

(b) Table A the residential details of each Council Member.

2. (a). Refer to Table A for the total travelling and accommodation fees for each councillor in the past year (please note that the current Council term began on 31 August 2018).

(b) Refer to Table A for the breakdown of expenses into

(i) Accommodation, (ii) grading and, (iii) travelling of each councillor

(c) Class of flights that each councillor flew in the past year is detailed in Table A, and

(d) Purpose of each meeting attended by each councillor is detailed in Table B

TABLE A NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Internal QUESTION PAPER NO. 29-2019 DATED 22 NOVEMBER 2019:

Council Member

(1)(b) Residential province

Honorarium rate

Preparation Time

(2)(a) and (b)Total travel costs for the past year

(2)(c) Flight class

(2)(d) Purpose of the meeting:

Committee Attended

       

(b)(i)Accommodation

   
       

(b)(ii) Grading

(b)(iii) Cost

   

Makopo, Ronnie

Gauteng

R2109

R2109

N/A

N/A

N/A

1. Council

Dala, Prittish

Gauteng

R1742

R1742

N/A

N/A

N/A

1. ICT Committee

2. Risk Committee

3. Audit and Risk Committee

4. Council

Jabosigo, Welekazi

Gauteng

R1742

R1742

N/A

N/A

N/A

1. HR & Remuneration Committee

2. Ethics and Legal Committee

3. Council

Mabalane, Kgosi Edward

North West

R1742

R1742

5/4

R 1440 per night

N/A

1. HR & Remuneration Committee

2. Ethics and Legal Committee

3. Council

Mohammed, Fayruz

Western Cape

R1742

R1742

5/4

R 1440 per night

Business

1. Ethics & Legal Committee

2. Audit and Risk Committee

3. Council

Mpanza, Michael

Gauteng

R1742

R1742

N/A

N/A

N/A

1. Finance & Fundraising Committee

2. Audit & Risk Committee

. Council

Nyandeni, Reginald

Kwazulu- Natal

R1742

R1742

5/4

R 1440 per night

Business

1. Core Business Committee

2. Finance & Fundraising Committee

3. Council

Raphalalani, Matodzi

Limpopo

R1742

R1742

5/4

R 1440 per night

N/A

1. Core Business Committee

2. HR & Remuneration Committee

3. Council

Sithole, Thulani

Kwazulu- Natal

R1742

R1742

N/A

N/A

Business

1. Core Business Committee

2. Finance & Fundraising Committee

3. Council

TABLE B NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Question 1645-2019: FOR WRITTEN REPLY

Internal QUESTION PAPER NO. 29-2019 DATED 22 NOVEMBER 2019:

COMMITTEE

DATE

(2) (d) PURPOSE OF THE MEETING

Audit and Risk Committee

22 January 2019 (Special)

  • Annual Performance Plan 2019/20
  • 3rd Qtr Performance Report – 1 Oct to 31 Dec 2018
  • 3rd Qtr DAC Report – 1 Oct to 31 Dec 2019
  • Auditor General Reports
  • Internal Auditors Reports
  • Policies and Reports
 

11 March 2019 (Special)

  • 3rd Qtr Risk Mitigation Report
  • Auditor General Reports
  • Internal Auditors Reports
 

15 April 2019

  • 4th Qtr Performance Report – 1 Jan 2019 to 31 March 2019
  • Auditor General Reports
  • Internal Auditors Reports
  • Policies and Reports
 

23 May 2019

  • Draft 2018/19 Annual Financial Statements
  • Draft 2018/19 Programme Performance Report
  • Draft 2018/19 Annual Report
  • 4th Qtr Risk Mitigation Report
  • Risk Implementation Report
  • Reports
 

17 July 2019 (Special)

  • Audit report and Management Report 2018/19
  • Internal Audit Reports
  • 1st Qtr Performance Report -  1 April to 30 June 2019
  • 1st Qtr DAC Report - 1 April to 30 June 2019
  • 1st Qtr Risk Management Report
  • 1st Qtr ICT Governance Progress Report
  • Policies and Reports
 

26 July 2019 (Special)

  • Management Report 2018/19
  • Audit Report 2018/19
  • Annual Financial Statements 2018/19
 

16 October 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Performance Report – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • 2nd Qtr DAC Report – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • 2nd Qtr Risk Management Report
  • Auditor General Reports
  • Internal Auditors Reports
  • Policies and Reports
 

Core Business Committee

15 April 2019

  • 4th Qtr Reports - 1 Jan to 31 March 2019
  • Policies
 

15 July 2019

  • 1st Qtr Reports– 1 April to 30 June 2019
  • Policies
 

14 October 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Reports - – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • Policies
 

Ethics and Legal Committee

16 April 2019

  • 4th Qtr Reports - 1 Jan to 31 March 2019
  • Policies
 

16 July 2019

  • 1st Qtr Reports– 1 April to 30 June 2019
  • Policies
 

15 October 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Reports - – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • Policies
 

Finance & Fundraising Committee

15 April 2019

  • 4th Qtr Finance Report -  1 Jan to 31 March 2019
  • 4th Qtr Reports - 1 Jan to 31 March 2019
  • Policies
 

15 July 2019

  • 1st Qtr Finance Reports – 1 April to 30 June 2019
  • Annual Financial Statements 2018/19
  • 1st Qtr Reports– 1 April to 30 June 2019
 

14 October 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Finance Reports – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • 2nd Qtr Reports - – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • Policies
 

HR & Remuneration Committee

16 April 2019

  • 4th Qtr Reports - 1 Jan to 31 March 2019
  • Policies
 

16 July 2019

  • 1st Qtr Reports– 1 April to 30 June 2019
  • Policies
 

15 October 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Reports - – 1 July to 30 Sept 2019
  • Policies
 

ICT Steering Committee

3 May 2019

  • ICT Governance Progress Report
  • Policies and Reports
 

5 July 2019

  • ICT Governance Progress Report
  • Policies and Reports
 

1 October 2019

  • ICT Governance Progress Report
  • Policies and Reports
 

Risk Committee

18 February 2019

  • 3rd Qtr Risk Mitigation Report
  • 3rd Qtr Strategic Risk Register
  • Policies and Reports
 

6 May 2019

  • 4th Qtr Risk Mitigation Report
  • 4th Qtr Strategic Risk Register
  • Policies and Reports
 

1 July 2019

  • 1st Qtr Risk Mitigation Report
  • 2019-20 Strategic Risk Register
  • Policies and Reports
 

30 September 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Risk Management Report
  • 2nd Qtr Risk Mitigation Activity Report
  • Policies and Reports
 

Council

29 January 2019 (Special)

  • Annual Performance Plan 2019/20
  • 3rd Qtr Performance Report – 1 Oct to 31 Dec 2019
  • 3rd Qtr DAC Report - 1 Oct to 31 Dec 2019
  • Approval of Quarterly Policies and Reports
 

18 March 2019 (Special)

  • 3rd Qtr Risk Management Report
  • Internal Audit Reports
  • Approval of Policies and Reports
 

29 April 2019

  • 4th Qtr Performance Report – 1 Jan to 31 March 2019
  • Approval of Quarterly Policies and Reports
 

29 May 2019 (Special)

  • Draft 2018/19 Annual Financial Statements
  • Draft 2018/19 Programme Performance Report
  • Draft 2018/19 Annual Report
  • 4th Qtr Risk Mitigation Report
  • 4th Qtr ICT Governance Progress Reports
  • Approval of Reports
 

27 June 2019 (Special)

  • Report back from the Union Meeting
 

27 July 2019

  • 1st Qtr Performance Report – 1 Apr to 30 June 2019
  • 1st Qtr Risk Management Report– 1 Apr to 30 June 2019
  • Approval of Quarterly Policies and Reports
 

17 August 2019 (Special)

  • Report on Union Submission
  • Approval of Policies and Reports
 

29 October 2019

  • 2nd Qtr Performance Report – 1 Jul to 30 Sept 2019
  • 2nd Qtr Risk Management Report– 1 Jul to 30 Sept 2019
  • Internal Audit Reports
  • Auditor General Reports
  • Approval of Policies and Reports

02 December 2019 - NW1573

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

(1)(a) What number of officials from the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) will attend the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in Japan, (b) in what capacity will each official attend, (c)(i) what number of additional persons will attend the Games at SASCOC’s expense and (ii) in what capacity in each case; (2) whether any family members will travel with SASCOC officials; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) what is the (a) total estimated cost for the SASCOC delegation that will attend the 2020 Olympic Games and (b) detailed breakdown of the estimated cost in terms of travel, accommodation, daily allowances and any other specified related expense; (4) what (a) number of persons will be competing in the various sporting codes at the 2020 Olympic Games and (b) is the estimated cost that will be incurred by SASCOC in funding the specified persons to compete?

Reply:

(1)(a) The number of officials from the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) that will attend the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in Japan will depend on the final team size. The priority is that all resources are applied to ensure that all qualifying athletes are sent to the Olympic Games.

(b) The support team will include the accredited Chef De Mission and Games Coordinators who are SASCOC employees. They will be part of the Team and will be accredited and accommodated in the athlete’s village together with all the athlete. (c)(i)(ii) At this point no additional officials (including board members) have been identified to attend the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

(2) SASCOC will not incur any costs for any family members to attend the Olympic Games.

(3)(a)(b) There will be no SASCOC delegation other than Team Management attending the 2020 Olympics and no costs will be incurred in this regard. The costs for Team South Africa including Team Management will be finalized after the team sizes have been determined.

(4)(a) The number of (persons) athletes is still to be finalised based on the selection criteria and qualifications.

(b) It is estimated that that the cost of delivering the team to the Olympics will be R37m and the Paralympics will cost R17m respectively.

02 December 2019 - NW1572

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

(1)Whether any sporting codes, teams, federations and/or persons that comply with international criteria have been excluded from qualifying for and/or competing in the 2020 Olympic Games which is to be held in Tokyo, Japan, due to qualifying criteria set by the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC); if so, what are the relevant details; (2) what amount in funding has his department made available to support the South African athletes who will compete in the 2020 (a) Olympic and (b) Paralympic Games; (3) whether SASCOC amended its qualifying criteria for any sporting code to qualify for the Olympic Games since the 2012 Olympic Games; if so, (a) what are the relevant details and (b) which sporting codes no longer qualify to compete in the Olympic Games due to more stringent criteria set by SASCOC; (4) which federations are affected by the higher qualifying criteria set by SASCOC to compete in the Olympic Games than those set internationally? NW2898E

Reply:

(1) The SASCOC General Assembly, is the only forum authorised to consider the selection criteria and take decision which may have a bearing on the codes to be included or excluded. However, for codes such as Canoeing and Rugby the deadline for submission of their qualifications for acceptance with the Tokyo Games Organising Committee has passed.

(2) The Department has not made available any specific amount in funding to support the South African athletes who will compete in the 2020 (a) Olympic and (b) Paralympic Games. This is due the fact that SASCOC has not finalized and submitted its team sizes.

(3)(a)(b) SASCOC did not amend its selection criteria for any specific code. The criteria have been stringent since the Olympic Games in 2012.

(4) Canoeing and Rugby are the codes affected by the qualifying criteria set by SASCOC to compete in the Olympic Games than those set internationally.

02 December 2019 - NW1571

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

What are the specific circumstances in the Republic that are different from those of the other countries to motivate the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to set more stringent criteria as set by the International Canoe Federation; (2) whether he has found that it is reasonable and fair to take away the South African athletes hard earned Olympic positions after they got the positions without financial assistance from SASCOC; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) what are the reasons that the canoe sprinters are not allowed to participate using their own funding if funding is a problem for SASCOC; (4) whether SASCOC will urgently review their decision and reclaim the positions for the Republic; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (5) whether SASCOC will allow the athletes to apply from the International Olympic Committee to participate in the 2020 Olympic Games as Authorised Neutral Athletes if SASCOC cannot assist them to participate? NW2897E

Reply:

1. Since Beijing 2008 where South Africa took all athletes who qualified and only got one medal, SASCOC General Assembly took a decision to make the selection policies more stringent in order to ensure that the athletes/teams selected to represent South Africa at the Olympic Games would be more competitive. The more stringent selection policy would contribute to ensuring that South Africa has a better chance of achieving honour for our country by taking those athletes that feature more prominently on the world rankings within their respective codes.

2. The selection policies are decided by engagement and in agreement with the respective national federations. They are not unilaterally decided by SASCOC. Whilst participating at the Olympic and Paralympic Games is admirable it is important that South Africa send a competitive team.

3. It is not a funding issue; the athletes did not qualify as per the agreed policy. Canoeing South Africa, represented by their President negotiated and signed the selection policy with SASCOC. They would then have the duty to communicate this to their athletes. It was only subsequent to the signing of the agreed selection policy that their athletes did not qualify, in terms of the policy. The canoeing fraternity then wanted to change the agreed and signed policy to accommodate those athletes that did not qualify.

4. The Selection Policy and criteria is considered at the SASCOC General Assembly only.

5. As per the Olympic Charter (Article 27, rule 3), SASCOC as the National Olympic Committee of South Africa, in good standing with and recognised by the IOC, is the only one authorised to enter South African athletes to the Olympic Games. The IOC would not accept entries unless they are signed off by the NOC. Only athletes whose NOC’s are suspended are afforded the opportunity to enter as Neutral Athletes.

18 November 2019 - NW1480

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

(1) Whether his department will fund the participation of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee in the (a) 2020 Region 5 and (b) 2020 All-Africa Games; if not, why not; if so, (2) whether his department intends on taking responsibility for the delivery of the teams to these games; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1) Yes, the Department will fund the participation of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee in the (a) 2020 Region 5 and (b) 2020 All-Africa Games. This would be in line with the amount allocated to SASCOC by the National Treasury and the breakdown of the amount per Business Plan from the Confederation.

(2) No. The Department does not intend taking responsibility of the delivery of teams. In terms of the National Sport and Recreation Act and the National Sport and Recreation Plan it is the high performance and team delivery is the domain of the Confederation.

18 November 2019 - NW1430

Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

Whether there are any plans to build recreation centres in any wards in the Nkangala District Municipality in Mpumalanga; if not, why not; if so, on what date will they be built?

Reply:

Identification of the priority sport and recreation facilities for the community is done by municipalities in consultation with their communities, normally as part of the integrated development planning processes.

Based on these needs and development priorities, municipalities submit requests to the Department for funding of sport and recreation facilities, and subject to an allocation process followed by the Department, allocation will be made to a municipality accordingly.

Between 2017 and 2019, the following local municipalities in the District have been allocated a sum total of R31 800 000 for various sport and recreation facility projects:

  • Emakhazeni (MIG allocation)
  • Dr.J.S. Moroka (Outdoor gym/ children play-park allocation)
  • Emalahleni (MIG allocation)
  • Thembisile Hani (MIG allocation)
  • Victor Khanye ( MIG allocation)

This means, of the 6 local municipalities in the District, a total of 5 have been allocated and in future the remaining municipality (i.e. Steve Tshwete) will be also be considered.

11 November 2019 - NW1260

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

What amount did (a) each provincial department of sports, arts and culture spend on provincial sporting awards in each of the past five financial years and (b) his department spend on national awards in each of the past five years?

Reply:

(a) The following is the expenditure as provided by each of the provincial departments of sports, arts and culture on their provincial sporting awards in each of the past five years:

Province

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

EC

R1 033 978.00

R1 805 920.00

R2 292 018.37

R3 205 969.49

R2 886 217.44

FS

No awards

No awards

R250 000.00

R320 000.00

R778 000.00

GP

R8 500 000.00

R9 503 034.00

R6 935 760.00

R8 999 614.00

R8 992 070.00

KZN

6 000 000.00

4 200 000.00

R 4 000 000.00

R4 560 000.00

R4 953 194.54

LMP

No awards

No awards

R992 695.00

R1 435 750.00

R1 156 470.00

MP

R1500000.00

No awards

No awards

No awards

R1 800 000.00

NW

R949000.00

R1400000.00

R1790000.00

R2307850.00

R2660560.00

NC

Not done

R850 000.00

R920 000.00

R935 000.00

Not done

WC

R521 529.29

R386 289.63

R728 026.06

R523 289.81

R541 416.75

(b) The following is the expenditure on the national sports awards by Sport and Recreation SA for the past five years:

Year 2015

Year 2016

Year 2017

Year 2018

Year 2019

R18 722 023.19

R15 387 606.00

R12 000 000.00

R8 869 803.05

R8 947 608.34

11 November 2019 - NW1261

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

(1)(a) On what grounds was the annual fieldwork project 385, Historical Archaeology, at the National Museum in Bloemfontein rejected after the project was included and approved in the 2019-20 annual budget and annual performance agreements, (b) how will the rejection of the project affect the applicant’s performance agreement and (c) what amount of money, resources and time (i) have been spent on the specified project to date and (ii) will be lost as a result of the rejection of the project; (2) whether the decision to reject the project was made by the Chief Executive Officer of the specified museum; if not, was the (a) decision made and/or approved by the Council of the museum and (b) applicant part of the discussions; (3) what are the details of all physical archaeological fieldwork and research that have been conducted at the museum since 1 January 2008, including the persons and/or entities that conducted the fieldwork and research in each case; (4) what (a) steps has his department taken to encourage black women to become researchers and fieldworkers and (b) number of black women are currently actively doing fieldwork in the Republic?

Reply:

(1)(a). The annual fieldwork project 385, Historical Archaeology was not rejected.

(b). the applicant’s performance agreement will not be affected as the above-mentioned project is not aligned to her job description.

(c)(i)(ii). No money, resources or time has been lost on the project 385.

(2). The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) did not make any decision to reject project 385. This was a project which expired in 2011.

(a). The Council of the Museum did not make a decision to reject project 385. This was a project which expired in 2011.

(3). The Museum does not keep consolidated fieldwork records which are more than 10 years old at its premises, the archived records will be retrieved from the National Archives in Pretoria and made available to the Honourable member at a later stage.

(4) The National Museum has set up a committee to investigate the barriers experienced by our Black Female researchers in the archaeological fieldwork.

 

11 November 2019 - NW1417

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

(1). What (a) number of staff members, excluding the Head of Department, are currently employed at the Archaeology and Anthropology department of the Bloemfontein National Museum and (b) are the qualifications of each of the employees; (2). whether the employees at the museum are being paid accordingly; if not, (a) why not and (b) on what date will they be paid accordingly; if so, what are the relevant details; (3). whether he has found that the current number of staff members is sufficient for the specified department to function effectively and efficiently; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details

Reply:

(1)(a). There are currently five (5) staff members employed at the Archaeology and Anthropology department of the Bloemfontein National Museum.

(b). Four (4) of the employees have Masters Degrees and one (1) has a Bachelor degrees

(2)(a). Yes the museum staff are being paid accordingly,

(b) falls off

(3). The Museum has a large number of staff when compared from a size perspective to other Museums which are larger. The current staff capacity is sufficient to function effectively. There are some areas identified where rationalisation is required and a process of consolidating certain areas has already commenced. Thus far three (3) divisions were consolidated to make the function more effective.

11 November 2019 - NW1416

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

(1). How long has the department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the Bloemfontein National Museum been working without a Head of Department (HOD); (2) whether he has found that the department is capable of functioning without an HOD; if not, is there any member of staff who is capable of being appointed as HOD within the department

Reply:

1. No period without a head.

2. The department has never functioned without the HOD, as Dr Lloyd Rossouw has been appointed as the acting HOD.

11 November 2019 - NW1415

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

(a). Whether there is an urgent need to fill the position of the Head of Department (HOD) of the Archaeology and Anthropology department at the Bloemfontein National Museum, (i) with someone from the outside and (ii) in the middle of the current financial year and (b) has the Chief Executive Officer considered the appointment of the HOD as an opportunity to empower black women currently employed in the specified department?

Reply:

a) (i). Yes there was a need and as such the vacancy was advertised internally and externally

(ii). the incumbent has been appointed as the acting HOD

(b). There are two Black staff members who have indicated that they are happy with their development trajectory into their next level which is Museum Scientist and have indicated how the Museum can assist them with their development. The Museum has commenced with a programme to assist Black females to develop themselves especially in the core areas as a Museum scientist.

11 November 2019 - NW1414

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

(a). What is the salary package of the position of the Head of Department (HOD) of the Archaeology and Anthropology department at the Bloemfontein National Museum, (b) what grading system was used to determine the salary and (c) how does the salary compare to (i) the rest of the members of the department and (ii) other HODs employed at the museum?

Reply:

(a). The salary package of the position of the Head of Department (HOD) of the Archaeology and Anthropology department at the Bloemfontein National Museum is equivalent to an Assistant Director in the public service and the package is tied to that position.

(b). The Public Service grading system as published

(c)(i). the salary is comparative taking into account the different grades

(ii). the salary is in the same band as other HOD’s and is comparative

11 November 2019 - NW1376

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

1.Whether his department did business with certain (a) persons, (b) companies and (c) trusts (names and details furnished in each case) (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2019; if so, (aa) on what date(s) did his department do business with the specified persons, companies and trusts and (bb) what was the (aaa) nature and (bbb) monetary value of each business arrangement? (NW2589E)

Reply:

  1. My department has never done business with any of the specified persons, companies or trusts in the past five financial years and since 1 April 2019.

11 November 2019 - NW1265

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Van Der Walt, Ms D to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

(a) What (i) amount was budgeted for the proposed permanent exhibition of antique weaponry at the National Museum in Bloemfontein in the 2019-20 financial year, (ii) portion of the budget has been spent to date, (iii) is the cost for the cases that will contain the weaponry and (iv) is the current status of the progress made in establishing the exhibition, (b) where will the exhibition be situated and (c) by what date will the exhibition be open to the public?

Reply:

(a)(i). No money was budgeted for a permanent antique exhibition of weaponry in the 2019- 20 financial year.

(ii). There was no budget.

(iii). There are no costs.

(iv). The Council approved the exhibition plan which provides that a rifle exhibition can be done at the satellite Museum of the National Museum (First Raadsaal and Wagon Museum) in the financial year 2019/20.

(b). the exhibition will be placed at the satellite Museum of the National Museum (First Raadsaal and Wagon Museum)

(c). the exhibition will be open to the public in this current financial year.

11 November 2019 - NW1264

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Van Der Walt, Ms D to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture:

(1). Whether the Council and/or Chief Executive Officer of the National Museum in Bloemfontein took a decision to phase out the use of Afrikaans at and by the museum; if not, what are the details of all steps taken by the museum to promote Afrikaans; if so, on what statutory grounds was the use of Afrikaans phased out, given that it is the second most spoken language in the Free State; (2)(a). why is Afrikaans being excluded from the museum’s (i) Culna and (ii) Indago publications and (b) what research was conducted to evaluate the impact of excluding Afrikaans from these publications; (3)(a). what are the details of the museum’s current language policy and (b) has he found that it complies with the provision of the Use of Official Languages Act, Act 12 of 2012, that there must be a choice of three official languages in which the public must be served officially; (4). what steps has the museum taken to (a) promote Sesotho as an indigenous language in the museum and (b) establish Sesotho as a scientific language? NW2476E

Reply:

1. The Council and or Chief Executive Officer of the National Museum in Bloemfontein has not taken any decision to phase out Afrikaans at the museum. Afrikaans is promoted in line with the Language Policy. The Language Policy of the National Museum in Bloemfontein was published in Government Gazette on 31 March 2015, Gazette No. 38670 following proper processes and has been implemented. Below are extracts from the gazette:

4.1. Government reports, documents and official publications intended for public distribution

a. English will be the language used for government reports and documents.

b. English will be the language used for all documents for public distribution.

4.2. Communication with the public

a. The language used when communicating with members of the public, whether for information or official matters, will be in the language that is understood by the majority of the members present, but limited to English, Afrikaans and Sesotho.

b. A member of the public who wishes to receive a service from the National Museum in any language other than that in which the service is provided, may request that this be provided in such official language, limited to English, Afrikaans and Sesotho.

c. If a member of the public is unable to communicate in the three languages contemplated above, the National Museum will make use of the services of an interpreter, including sign language practitioners, taking cognisance of factors such as time, cost and the availability of an interpreter or sign language practitioner.

d. Such requests must be in writing and received by the National Museum at least seven working days prior to the service being required.

(2)(a) The Language policy of the Museum was gazetted on 31 March 2015 Gazette No. 38670 which deals with Museum publications as detailed above.

(i) Culna is a popular scientific publication of the National Museum which is available in hardcopy and online, www.nationalmuseumpublications.co.za.

(ii) Indago is a scientific journal of the Museum which is accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training. It is available in hardcopy and online, www.nationalmuseumpublications.co.za

(b) The Museum did not commission a formal study to evaluate the impact of excluding Afrikaans or any of the other official languages from any of the publications. However, the Museum did follow a process and also opened up to a formal comment process. In addition the Museum has access to a cache of research done on publications and languages which assists the Museum.

(3)(a) The Museum’s language policy has been published in government gazette

(b) The Museum’s language policy does provide that the public must be served in 3 languages which are English, Afrikaans and Sesotho.

(4)(a) The Museum’s services to the public are conducted in English, Afrikaans and Sesotho.

(b) The Museum has identified Sesotho as a marginalised language and there are plans proposed in the draft Strategic Plan from 20/21 to annually issue a brochure in Sesotho which covers the major scientific research areas of the Museum’s work. Furthermore, the Museum has a mobile Museum which is taken to schools throughout the province and curriculum based lessons are provided in Sesotho where there is a need.

11 November 2019 - NW1263

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

(1). Whether conference attendance and fieldwork of staff members employed by the National Museum in Bloemfontein have been put on hold until a new Head of Department is appointed at the museum; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, how will this affect the performance agreements of the staff members; (2). whether the museum conducted an organisational review and job grading in 2018; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details of the (a) review and (b) outcomes of the review?

Reply:

(1). No conference attendance and fieldwork of staff members were placed on hold.

(2)(a). The Museum commenced with an organisational review process in 2018. Phase 1 has been completed, and Council approved that the Museum will use the DPSA grading. This entailed aligning the defunct Museum Grading System with DPSA grading which was completed and approved by the Council of the Museum.

(b). Treasury has recently approved the use of surplus funds to fund Phase 1 in October 2019

11 November 2019 - NW1262

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

Whether any of the seven staff members of the National Museum in Bloemfontein who were accepted to make presentations at the South African Cultural History Conference held in Simon’s Town in October 2019 attended the conference; if not, why not; if so, (a) what are the relevant details and (b) did the specified museum cover all the costs?

Reply:

(a). Drs. Hendrik Snyders and Marianna Botes of the History Department, and Elmar du Plessis of the Department of Collections attended the National Conference of the SA Society for Cultural History (SASCH) from 18-19 October at the Naval Museum in Simon’s Town, where all three presented papers. The delegates who were approved to attend were from the History and Collections department which conserve the historical collections.

(b). Yes the Museum covered full cost for Dr Botes and Ms Du Plessis and partial cost for Dr Snyders.

28 October 2019 - NW1152

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

(1) Whether, with reference to the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Transformation in Sport, (a) he has found that the transformation measurement tool utilized by the EPG is working after six years in use; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2)(a) On what basis did the EPG set a 50% mark for transformation targets, (b) why are the set targets not being reached by other sports federations, (c) what steps does he intend to take with regard to sports federations that fail to achieve the targets, (d) does he intend to withdraw government funding and/or revoke the rights to bid for international tournaments of sports federations that fail to meet the set transformation target of 50% and (e) what plans are in place to deal with federations that reject or resist transformation?

Reply:

(1) In 1994 South African sport was demographically untransformed, a situation that remained unchanged for 17 years because of the absence of policy guidelines. This changed in 2011 with the introduction of the Transformation Charter based on the achievement pre-set, one-size-fits -all federation targets guiding the sport system towards the common objective of an ‘Accessible, Equitable, Sustainable, Demographically Representative and Competitive sport system’.

The implementation of a measurement system from 2011 to 2015 to measure, monitor and report on transformational change in eighteen defined Charter categories from 2011 to 2015, institutionalised the process in most audited federations. In the process an awareness and understanding of the major factors impacting rate and extent of transformation was developed and the validity of the adopted tool proven.

Identification and deeper understanding of the transformation process led to the introduction of the penalty based ‘Barometer’ process in 2015/16 focused on adding to and improving on the initial one-size fit-all target approach. In the Barometer process a federation sets and project forward (10 years) its ‘own’ targets as informed by its own unique circumstances with respect to, among other, its current structural demographic profiles and resource (human capacity, facilities, equipment and finance) situation.

(2) The substantial number of barometer categories in which performance are measured resulted in a 50% pass mark being decided upon as an initial benchmark to measure transformation progress (or lack thereof) on an annual basis.

Most federations are struggling to come to terms with the challenge of projecting forward meaningful transformation targets against the background of the major impacting factors influencing rate and extent of transformation as defined. These factors effect different codes differently and include the impact of population demographic change, a dysfunctional school sport system, inequality of opportunity and the impact of poverty and inequality on equitable access.

More than half of federations have achieved their self-set targets whilst the other half, particularly those with the predominantly White demographics, is making satisfactory progress (some against great odds).

Based on the insight and understanding developed to date all federations have just completed a review of their forward projected targets to 2030 and based on this imposition of penalties for non-achievement of targets will be rigorously pursued in 2019. These penalties will include the withdrawal of government funding and/or revoking of the right to bid for or host international tournaments as per the MoU with SRSA and SASCOC.

Of the 19 federations being audited everyone has advanced to the stage where there is excellent understanding and appreciation for the need for change from a strategic perspective - longer term sustainability and competitiveness. This is a momentous change in prevailing attitudes from 1994 to 2015.

28 October 2019 - NW1179

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Horn, Mr W to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

Whether his Department incurred any costs related to the (a) inauguration of the President of the Republic, Mr M C Ramaphosa, held in Pretoria on May 25 2019 and (b) State of the Nation Address held in Cape Town on 20 June 2019; if so, in each case, (i) what costs were incurred and (ii) for what reason?

Reply:

The Department did incur costs relating to the 2019 Presidential Inauguration.

(i) The total funds related to the Inauguration amounts to R13 904 543.63

(ii) The amount covered the following items:

  • Cultural Programme
  • Artists
  • Logistical support for the Cultural Programme
  • Artistic Director
  • Performance Rights
  • Rehearsals Venue
  • Catering for the Masses and related logistics

(a) The Department did not incur any cost related to the State of the Nation Address held in Cape Town on 20 June 2019.

28 October 2019 - NW1151

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

(1) Whether his department and/or the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) paid for certain persons (names and details furnished) to attend the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan; if so, what (a)(i) total amount was budgeted for the specified persons to go to Japan and (ii) is the breakdown of all relevant costs incurred, (b) process was followed to select the persons to go to Japan and (c) total amount did his department and/or SAIDS pay towards members of the specified committee; (2) Whether he has found that there is a board member of SAIDS who is also a board member of SuperSport; if so, what are the full names of the board member?

Reply:

(1) No. The Department nor the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) did not pay for the persons (as per names and details furnished) to attend the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

(2) No. The Minister has not found that there is a board member of SAIDS who is also a board member of SuperSport.

28 October 2019 - NW1102

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Joseph, Mr D to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1) Whether he has been informed of the plans of a certain person (name and details furnished), for proposed developments on Robben Island; if so, what are the relevant details; (2)(a) What is the name of each entity that manages Robben Island on behalf of the Government and (b) how often does his department receive reports from the specified entities?

Reply:

  1. The Minister is not aware of any plans for proposed development on Robben Island
  2. (a) There is no entity that manages Robben Island on

behalf of Government

(b) The Department does not receive any reports from any

specified entities.

28 October 2019 - NW1080

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

Whether the Government and state-owned entities pay royalties each time the national anthem is (a) sung at inter alia official state events and sporting events, including international sporting events, and/or (b) printed in documents; if so, (i) who (aa) do the rights of the South African national anthem belong to and (bb) receives the royalties and (ii) what total amount has the State paid out to royalties since 1 January 2009?

Reply:

The government and state-owned entities do not pay royalties each time the national anthem – (a) sung at inter alia official state events and sporting events, including international sporting events, and/or (b) Is printed in documents;

(i)(aa). The rights of the South African anthem belongs to the State;

(bb). No one receives nor collects royalties;

(ii). No amount was paid.

04 October 2019 - NW765

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Faber, Mr WF to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

What are the reasons that his department no longer has training programmes in place for educators to achieve qualifications in different sport codes like it used to have in the past?

Reply:

The Honourable Member will recall that I responded to this question in September of 2019. It was question No: 69. The status is still the same.

04 October 2019 - NW1043

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the MINISTER OF SPORTS, ARTS AND CULTURE

1. What amount (a) is the current total cost of renovating the Credo Mutwa museum and library in Kuruman, Northern Cape, (b) was (i) for the specific library, house and museum project by (aa) Northern Cape government and (bb) his department and (ii) donated by the National Lotteries commission towards the construction of the Credo Mutwa museum. 2. (a) on what date was the museum and library supposed to be completed and (b) on what date will the project be completed. 3. Whether any investigation was done regarding mismanagement or maladministration of the project, if not, why not, if so, what is the (a) status of the investigation, (b) progress report and (c) case number of the investigation. NW2197E

Reply:

1. My department was not involved in the building of Credo Mutwa Museum and Library. The lead department in the project was the National department of Trade and Industry and the project was funded by National Lotteries Commission. The Northern Cape department of Sport, Arts and Culture was only engaged with the view to the project being handed over to the province upon completion.

04 October 2019 - NW993

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Sarupen, Mr AN to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture”

1. Whether he has been informed that the Springs Library in Ekurhuleni Metro has been closed for over a year, if so, what has he found to be the reason for the closure of the specified library for an extended period; 2. (a) by what date will the library be reopened and (b) what is the cause of the delay of the reopening; 3. by what date will the necessary repairs to the air-conditioning and other repairs be finalised? NW2145E

Reply:

1. The provision of library and information services to communities is the mandate of the provincial Departments of Sports, Arts and Culture. The library was closed on 2 January 2019 due to flooding which damaged the roof and the floor. Upon further assessment it was discovered that the storm water beneath the library is the problem that damaged the floor, carpets and the shelves.

2. Due to the increased scope of work the initial funding is insufficient and more funding is being sourced. In the interim, a mobile library services are provided to the community. Repairs will commence as soon as funding is made available.

04 October 2019 - NW1044

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

1) What total amount of funding was allocated by (a) his Department and (b) the National Lottery to each of sports federations in the Republic for the current financial year. 2) What monitoring mechanisms have been put in place to ensure the funds are used for intended purposes.

Reply:

a) The following is the breakdown of allocations by the Department to sport federations for the 2019 / 2020 financial year;

FEDERATIONS

TOTAL

CATEGORY A

Athletics SA (ASA)

8 800 000,00

Basketball South Africa (Basketball SA)

1 400 000,00

Chess South Africa (CHESSA)

1 700 000,00

Cricket South Africa (CSA)

5 000 000,00

Jukskei South Africa (JSA)

800 000,00

Netball South Africa (NSA)

7 000 000,00

Softball South Africa (SSA)

3 900 000,00

South African Football Association (SAFA)

7 000 000,00

South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF)

12 000 000,00

South African Hockey Association (SAHA)

1 900 000,00

South African National Amateur Boxing Organisation (SANABO)

1 200 000,00

South African Rugby Union (SARU)

5 000 000,00

SA Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (SASAPD)

1 300 000,00

South African Table Tennis Board (SATTB)

1 900 000,00

Swimming South Africa (Swimming SA)

1 900 000,00

Tennis South African (TSA)

2 000 000,00

Volleyball South Africa (VSA)

3 900 000,00

   

CATEGORY B

Bowls South Africa (Bowls SA)

562 500,00

Cycling South Africa (CSA)

562 500,00

Federation of Dance Sport South Africa (Dance SA)

562 500,00

Judo South Africa (Judo SA)

637 500,00

Rowing South Africa (Rowing SA)

750 000,00

SA Association for the Intellectually Impaired (SAAII)

562 500,00

South African Baseball Union (SABU)

562 500,00

South African Deaf Sports Federation (SADSF)

562 500,00

South African Equestrian Council (SAEC)

412 500,00

South African Golf Association (SAGA)

4 300 000,00

South African National Archery Association (SANAA)

562 500,00

SA Shooting Sport Federation (SASSF)

450 000,00

South African Sport Anglers & Casting Confederation (SASACC)

412 500,00

Squash South Africa (Squash SA)

487 500,00

South African Transplant Sport Association (SATSA)

450 000,00

Surfing South Africa (Surfing SA)

525 000,00

CATEGORY C

Aero Club of South Africa (ACSA)

375 000,00

Badminton South Africa (Badminton SA)

412 500,00

Canoeing South Africa (Canoeing SA)

487 500,00

Darts South Africa (DSA)

337 500,00

Karate South Africa (KSA)

450 000,00

Lifesaving South Africa (LSA)

450 000,00

Masters Sport South Africa (MSSA)

150 000,00

Motorsport South Africa (Motorsport SA)

450 000,00

Power Boat South Africa

300 000,00

Ringball Association of South Africa (RASA)

375 000,00

Roller Sport South Africa (RSSA)

525 000,00

Snow Sports South Africa (SSSA)

337 500,00

South African Amateur Fencing Association (SAAFA)

375 000,00

South African Confederation of Cue Sport (SACCS)

562 500,00

South African Figure Skating Association (SAFSA)

375 000,00

S A Fitness Sport Aerobics Federation (SAFSAF)

375 000,00

South African Handball Federation (SAHF)

487 500,00

South African Ice Hockey Association (SAIHA)

375 000,00

South African Korfball Federation (SAKF)

375 000,00

South African Orienteering Federation (SAOF)

300 000,00

South African Powerlifting Federation (SAPF)

337 500,00

South African Body Building Federation

337 500,00

South African Sailing (SAS)

375 000,00

South African Taekwondo Federation (SATF)

337 500,00

South African Tug-of War Federation (SATWF)

337 500,00

South African Water Ski Federation (SAWSF)

337 500,00

South African Weightlifting Federation (SAWF)

450 000,00

South African Wrestling Federation (SAWF)

450 000,00

Triathlon South Africa (Triathlon SA)

450 000,00

Underwater Sport South Africa

375 000,00

University Sport South Africa (USSA)

700 000,00

b) The National Lotteries Commission that the Commission does not make allocations to organizations but provide grants based on the successful applications made by the organizations. The National Lotteries Commission provided the following breakdown in terms of grants the Commission has availed to sports federations in this financial year;

Name of the Federation

Allocated Amount

Tennis South Africa

3 000 000,00

Volleyball South Africa

3 901 961,00

Judo South Africa

175 000,00

South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee

8 000 000,00

Cricket South Africa

3 500 800,00

South African Deaf Sports Federation

1 923 550,00

South African Disabled Golf Association

1 050 000,00

a) Considering the number of sports federations supported by the Department, a sample of sports federations is monitored through visits to identified projects and attendance of selected governance meetings (AGM).

b) The sports bodies also submits the reports to the Department which are used as a tool for assessing whether the funds are used for the intended purposes.

c) In addition, the Department through Internal Audit also conducts audits of sampled sports federations.

d) The National Lotteries Commission indicated that the Commission has provincial footprint in all provinces. Part of the responsibilities of the provincial offices is to conduct monitoring and evaluations function in order to ensure that the National Lotteries Commission yield the envisaged return on the funded project

04 October 2019 - NW1045

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

Whether sustainable club development programmes will be established in communities; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? (2) Whether sustainable club development programmes will be established in communities; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. (a) The Club Development pilot programme focussed on one urban and in rural area, Ethekwini and Vhembe in Kwazulu-Natal and Limpopo respectively. The two provinces have presented their 2018/19 reports and Current progress made to date is as follows:

KWAZULU-NATAL

In 2019 Durban ladies Football Club currently participates in the SASOL National Women’s League.

  • In 2018 Durban Ladies Football Club within the Club Pilot Programme managed to get Lottery Sponsorship worth R200 000.00.
  • In 2018 African Young Tigers Football Club under 19 team was nominated to participate in the football trials conducted by Kaizer Chiefs FC, Orlando Pirates FC and Mamelodi Sundowns FC.
  • In 2018 Summerfield Dynamos Football Club won ABC Motsepe League (provincial League).
  • The clubs are now able to create the database of players, members and coaches due to the Clubsmart training provided through the Pilot programme.
  • The clubs now have the capacity to host tournaments.
  • Communication skills have improved as tthe clubs are able to write proposals to solicit potential sponsors and create a feedback assessment form.

LIMPOPO

  • 38 Clubs in Limpopo will be doing D – Licence Football Coaching Course rendered by the South frican Football Association in December 2019 there are 107 clubs in Limpopo that have attended coaching clinics offered by the South African Football Association
  • 136 participants have been trained as Netball level 1 Umpires
  • 107 athletics clubs in Limpopo have done the following training:

A workshop in Club Administration in the Athletics family Coaches Course – ASA – Level 1 Technical Officials Courses – ASA – Level 1Guidelines on organising Athletics Events Rendered by IAAF and ASA IAAF Crafting of a Constitution to ailing clubs to IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation) and (ASA) Athletics South Africa Standards

(b) The final consolidated report will be issued in Q4 of 2019 /2020. The Department will analyse the report and share the recommendations with other provinces. The recommendations and analysis will information implementation of the club development programme going forward. Province needs to help in affiliating clubs to the various sports federations and also monitoring them to ensure successful exit strategies,

(2) Since 2006 the department has established clubs in communities where clubs didn’t exist and where they existed the department provided them with necessary support and training. All clubs established in all provinces are supported through the Conditional Grant.

A Workshop with all relevant stakeholders has been planned for the 23rd and 24th October 2019 in Welkom to discuss sustainable club development programmes that will be established in communities.

04 October 2019 - NW970

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

Whether he has identified any governance issues at the National Arts Council (a) in each of the past three financial years and/or (b) since 1 April 2019; if so, what (i) are the relevant details and (ii) steps have been taken to address the governance issues?

Reply:

(a). I appointed the Council of the National Arts Council (NAC) on 2 October 2015. The initial term of office of the Council was expected to expire on 31 August 2019. Subsequent to the appointment of the Council of the National Arts Council, the Department received complaints from the members of the Arts sector pertaining to the process followed in appointing the Council. The concerns of the sector related to the two steps of the appointment process that were not followed namely:

  • publishing of the names of the nominated candidates to allow the members of the public comment with regards to the names of the potential Board members of the NAC.
  • publishing of the date (s) of the interviews to enable members of the public participate in the appointment process as provided for in the National Arts Council Act, 1997 (Act No. 56 of 1997).

Subsequent to the concerns raised, I issued an instruction that the process of appointing the Council of the NAC be started afresh. Consequently, indicated my intentions to dissolve the Council of the NAC on 27 May 2016 to give way for the process to appoint a new Council.

To avoid governance vacuum at the National Arts Council, I applied section 49(1) of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). In terms of section 49(1), if the public entity does not have a controlling body, the CEO is the Accounting Authority for that public entity. Consequently, the CEO of the National Arts Council is the Accounting Authority of the entity until a new Board is appointed.

In December 2017, a new Council was appointed, the new Council is appointed until November 2021.

(b)(i).Since 1 April 2019, the Department has delegated Departmental senior officials to all the entities to provide support to the entities to strengthen governance.

(ii). The Department developed a governance framework which will provide guidance and standardise some of the governance principles for the entities.

The Department has started implementing some of the elements of the governance principles including the induction workshops of all the newly appointed Councils. Further, the Department forged a partnership with the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IODSA) as part of the efforts to professionalise membership to Councils or Boards. This partnership will ensure that all the DAC Council or Board members formally register as Directors of Boards in line with best practice on good governance.

04 October 2019 - NW971

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Faber, Mr WF to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1). Whether the National Arts Council recommended the approval of a grant funding proposal to a certain trust (name furnished) in August 2016, which was classified as an expired project; if so, (a) was the funding application submitted directly to the executive committee and the National Arts Council without following the normal funding application process, (b) what amount was requested, (c) was this allocation of funding authorised and (d) what steps have been taken against officials for awarding funding without the application following the normal funding application process; (2). whether the funding to the specified trust was authorised for a period of three years even though the application was only for a year; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW2125E

Reply:

(1)(a). The proposal in question followed all processes as stipulated in the Grant Awarding Policy signed in May 2016, section 7.6 Flagships and Partnership Funding. The proposal served at both EXCO and Council.

(b).The amount requested was R1 889 285 in total.

(c). Yes, the funding allocation was approved by Council in August 2016.

(d). Due to allegations that processes were not followed, the DAC appointed Gobodo Forensic to investigate the allegations. The findings of the report were tested through a disciplinary process against the CEO and the ADM. Both the CEO and ADM were subsequently exonerated.

(2). The funding allocated was in phases which were estimated to run for three years and disbursement was made against deliverables. The submission which went to Council had a typo indicating the project as 12 months. All supporting documents were labelled as 3 years including the Business Plan.This was tested and confirmed during the CEO’s disciplinary hearing.

04 October 2019 - NW968

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

(1). What are the full details of the National Arts Council’s policy in respect of expired grants and surplus funds that was approved in 2015; (2). whether he has found that the policy complies with the prescripts of the National Treasury regulations and the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 of 1999; if not, what (a) are the relevant details and (b) steps did he take to intervene in this regard?

Reply:

(1). Expired projects are identified by the Arts Development Officer (ADO) in charge of the programme as stipulated in section 5 of the Expired and Surplus Funds Policy of the National Arts Council, see link below for Annexure 1, for full details and comprehensive outline of the process.

http://pmg-assets.s3-website-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/RNW968Annexure.pdf

In terms of clause 9 of the policy, the funds may be utilised to support projects and programmes that are designed to transform and grow the sector. These programmes may be identified by the Staff, Panels and Council and/or by means of an open call for applications. However, internal approval process should be followed as specified in the Grant Awarding Manual.

2(a). On realising that the policy in question might be in breach of the Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 0f 1999 and Treasury regulations, the Department advised the National Arts Council to repeal or review the Policy.

(b). The Policy in question has been reviewed and was presented to the Audit and Risk Committee of the National Arts Council. The revised policy will be submitted to the Council for Council approval in the next Council meeting which will take place in October 2019.

04 October 2019 - NW969

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

(1). What is the current status of the investigation into the complaints received from the SA Roadies Association (SARA) against the National Arts Council in respect of the alleged failure of the Council to award SARA a grant based on the policy relating to expired grants and surplus funds; (2). whether he instituted any forensic audits to investigate the complaints; if so, (a) who conducted the audits, (b) what were the outcomes of each audit and (c) will he furnish Mrs V van Dyk with copies of the outcomes of the audits; (3). with reference to the alleged fake funding proposal received from the SARA, (a) how was it discovered that the proposal was fake, (b) in whose name was the proposal, (c) who created the proposal and (d) what steps have been taken to address the fake funding proposal. NW2123E

Reply:

1. The two reports submitted by the Business Innovations Group (BIG) and Gobodo Forensic and Investigation Accounting (GIFA) concluded that Mr Nyathela’s allegations were unfounded and that the NAC acted within its policy.

2. Yes, I instituted two investigations,

(a). The audits were conducted by independent firms: Gobodo Forensics and Investigation Group (GIFA)and Business Innovations Group (BIG).

(b). Both the BIG and the GFIA audits concluded that Mr Nyathela’s allegations were unfounded and that the NAC acted within its policy.

(c). Yes, copies of the audit outcomes are available and marked as confidential and not for distribution, but can be furnished to the honourable member upon request.

3.(a). The was no evidence to suggest that the NAC staff members were involved in any irregularities involving the grant funding application submitted by SARA.

04 October 2019 - NW875

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

(1)With regard to the 2019 All Africa Games, (a) on what date did the soccer team (i) depart for Morocco and (ii) pay the registration fee and (b) who paid the registration fees; (2) whether there was a specific resolution regarding not covering any costs related to the alleged irregular entrance of the SA Football Association (SAFA) in the All Africa Games; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) what were the total costs of (a) participation, (b) accommodation, (c) travel and (d) other logistics for (i) SASCOC and (ii) SAFA?

Reply:

(1) The reply from SASCOC indicated that SASCOC is unclear as to (a) on what date the soccer team (i) departed for Morocco (ii) paid registration fees and (b) who paid the registration fees.

(2) The reply provided by SASCOC to this question is that there was no specific resolution. They indicated that; given that SASCOC, per its agreed to selection criteria, did not permit SAFA to attend the African Games 2019, no costs were paid by SASCOC.

(3) The reply from SASCOC indicates that there were costs for (a) participation (b) accommodation (c) travel (d) other logistics for (i) SASCOC, the costs of which have not yet been finalised. They will host a debrief meeting on 26 September 2019, after which the actual costs will be known.

(ii) Despite requests for information sent to SAFA and follow up reminders the only response received is that they are still in the process of finalising the overall accounts of participation, and that “all funds used were that of SAFA’s exclusively”.

04 October 2019 - NW870

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Faber, Mr WF to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

Does his department conduct surveys on sports tourism to evaluate its impact on the South African economy; if not, why not; if so, (a) how are the impact studies done and (b) what were the outcomes of the surveys for the (i) 2016-17, (ii) 2017-18 and (iii) 2018-19 financial years?

Reply:

The Department does not conduct surveys on sports tourism.

Reason: The nature of the survey would require that a broad spectrum of industries such as hospitality, be surveyed to ascertain the reason their clients were in the country (inbound tourism) or in another province (tourism within the country by residents/citizens). However, to ensure that reliable and accurate information is collected, such industries must have recorded their clients’ reasons for the visit. When one goes to a hotel for example, they are not asked the reason for the visit.

While the survey is important, conducting it would require resources that match its broad nature and the acknowledgement that most information may not be readily available.

04 October 2019 - NW868

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Faber, Mr WF to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

Whether;there was a dispute between the former Department of Sport and Recreation and the Department of Basic Education regarding the delivery methodology of the National School Sport Championships; if so (a) why and (b) what are the relevant details;(2)  whether the dispute has been resolved; if so, how?

Reply:

1. There was no dispute.

(a) There was a difference of approach to the National school Sport Championship.

(b) Sport and Recreation is focused on the long-term development of the athlete to align the age group and the talent development with the International school Sport Competition (Gymnasiade). The Department of Basic Education and provincial Departments of Education preferred the 3 seasons championships National School Sports Championships.

2. Both Departments continue to deliver the 3 seasons National Championships.

04 October 2019 - NW866

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

(1)(a) What is (i) number of vacancies that exist in his department and (ii) the breakdown of the specified vacancies and (b) Since what date have the positions been vacant; (2) What are the reasons for the vacancy rate; (3) (a) What number of positions in his department are occupied in an acting capacity and (b) (i) what are the relevant details of the specified positions and (ii) since what date have the positions been occupied in an acting capacity in each case; (4) Whether the vacant positions have been advertised; if so, (a) on what date(s), (b) in what media and (c) at what cost in each case?

Reply:

Since the process of merger of the two departments is at an advance stage, the available vacancies will only be clear once the process of realignment is complete.

04 October 2019 - NW865

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

(1) What (a) action has his department taken to ensure television exposure for sports practiced by women and (b) types of sports practiced by women are being televised; (2) what action has his department taken to make football and rugby more accessible to women’s participation at school, national and provincial level; (3) whether his department sponsors any provincial and/or national women’s sports tournaments; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (4) whether his department has implemented any developmental programmes to train (a) referees, (b) players and (c) administrators in any type of sports practiced by women in each province; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (5) whether his department pays any financial allocations to provincial governments for the promotion of sports practiced by women; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. There is a direct correlation between broadcast coverage and commercial funding of sports codes from the private sector. Without broadcasting hours sports codes have no or little chance to become financially self-sufficient. Financial sustainability required for the survival and development of sporting codes is to a large extent a function of broadcasting coverage. The Department has an on annual basis had discussions with the public Broadcaster and the Pay TV broadcaster to negotiate the coverage of a basket of sport events. On a yearly basis Sport and Recreation SA identifies a code of Sport that is the Federation of the Year. Additional resources are provided to those codes in profiling and growing the sport towards professionalisation. Television broadcast is also negotiated on behalf of those codes. Sport and Recreation SA played a leading role in ensuring that all matches in the Netball Premier League which was initiated in 2013 was televised live with repeated broadcasts every year since inception. The live broadcast of matches in the Premier Hockey League which caters for both men and women. The inaugural Open Boxing League catering for both men and women was televised.

The broadcast of sports events is regulated by the Sports Broadcast Service Regulations. In December 2018, The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) published the draft Broadcast Services Regulations to amend Broadcast Services Regulations of 2010.

In order to ensure a long-term sustainable broadcast solution regarding sport broadcast rights, ICASA in consultation with Department of Communications and Digital Technologies conducted public hearings so that it can undertake amendments to the Sports Broadcast Service Regulations of 2010 and concluded the public hearings process in May 2019.

As provided by the Act, ICASA will communicate with the two Ministries Sports, Arts and Culture and Communications and Digital Technologies prior to publishing the final regulations, giving the Minister an opportunity to make recommendations.

2(a) The funds that the Department transfers to SAFA are meant primarily for Women’s Football with a portion for Schools Football.

(b) The Department has made special additional allocation to SAFA for the National Women’s League.

(c) In terms of rugby the funds allocated to South African Rugby are specifically meant primarily for Women’s Rugby and the Get into Rugby programme which targets development of Women’s Rugby.

(3) Yes, The funds referred to in question 2 above are used by SAFA and South African Rugby for National Women’s Tournaments.

(4) The National Federations implement the development programme targeting (a) referees (b) players and (c) administrators utilizing the financial support provided by the Department.

(a) This is in line with the National Sport and Recreation Plan which places the responsibility of developing referees, players and administrators on Federations and that of providing an enabling environment and support on the Department.

(b) Within the conditional grant provision is made for building the capacity of people delivering the school sport programme, club development programme, community sport and active recreation and academies. The allocation includes the development of (a) referees (b) players (c) administrators and coaches

(5)

(a) The Provinces are beneficiaries of the Mass Participation and Sport Development Grant. There is no ringfenced amount for Womens participation in Sport, but in terms of the conditions, programmes must cater for men, women, boys, girls, people with disabilities and on rural areas.

(b) In the 5 years up to 2018, 51% of participants in the National School Sport championships were girls. Other programmes like the youth Camps, Golden Games, National Recreation Day have catered for more women and girls than men.

04 October 2019 - NW790

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Madlingozi, Mr BS to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Cnlture”

(1). (a). What amount was spent on advertising by (i) his department and and (ii) state-owened entities reporting to him in the (aa) 2016-17, (bb)2017-18 and (cc) 2018-19 financial years; (2). what amount of the total expenditure incurred by (a) his department and (b) state-owned entities reporting to him went to (i) each specified black-owned media company and (ii) outdoor advertising in each specified financial year and (c) on outdoor advertising by his department and state-owned entities reporting to him went to each black-owned media company in each specified financial year?

Reply:

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND ADVERTISING EXPENDITURE

(1) &(2)(i)(ii). The table below, respond to the question on advertising done by my department, it should ne

(2) further noted that my department has not done any outdoor advertising in the said financial years

2016 - 2017

Media Type

Supplier

Ownership

Cost

 

Ulutsha Communication

Black-owned

R 497, 040.00

 

Sagittarius Communication

Black-owned

R 244, 427,00

 

Hatchery Communication

BEE level 3

R 439 377.00

 

Communication Firm

Black-owned

R 8 506 226.85

 

Mashemong Communication

Black-owned

R 406 281,80

 

GCIS

Government

R 1,096 840.99

Total

   

R11,190,193.64

2017 - 2018

Media Type

Supplier

Ownership

Cost

Media Buying & Advertising

Ulutsha Communication

Black-owned

R 683, 936.00

 

Sagittarius Communication

Black-owned

R 39 100.00

 

Sandile Multimedia Technologies

Black-owned

R213 400.00

 

Kwa Afrika media

Black-owned

R 137, 500.00

 

GCIS

Government

R7 797 658,13

Total

   

R8 871 594,13

2018 - 2019

Media Typ

Supplier

Ownership

Cost

Media Buying & Advertising

Ulutsha Communication

Black-owned

R 2,431,100.00

 

Sagittarius Communication

black-owned

R 390 022,19

 

Kwa Afrika media

black-owned

R 1, 019,000.00

 

GCIS

Government

R 4 536 443,35

Total

   

R8 376 565.54

NAME OF ENTITY

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED MEDIA

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Luthuli Museum

Fikozor Business Enterprise

yes

R1 509 000

R 1 376 000

R 2 181 000

 

RC Hiring

yes

-

-

-

 

Sneriza Business Enterprise

yes

-

-

-

 

Zamadela Events

yes

-

-

-

 

Sgegede and Themane Manyosi Brothers

yes

-

-

-

 

Innovative Concepts

yes

-

-

-

           

Market Theatre

   

R4 011 928,41

R2 000 555,43

R 1 474 538,08

           

SAHRA

 

Yes

R 67 427.00

R 69 455.00

R 70 064.00

ENTITIES ADVERTISING EXPENDITURE

(1)(ii)

(aa), (bb) and (cc)

State Theatre

Izube alternate Advertising

Yes

R 267 034.00

-

-

 

Pallazo Printers

Yes

R 96 670.00

-

-

 

Naked Naartjie

Yes

R 232 903

-

-

 

Leruo Mpumelelo Media

Yes

R 32 400

-

-

 

Azadex PTY Ltd

Yes

R509 840

R 148 519

-

 

EN Action Productions

Yes

R 114 260

-

-

 

JZ Decaux SA PTY Ltd

Yes

R133 950

-

-

 

Spectrum Printers CC

Yes

R673 987,18

R 459 174,23

R 293 700,34

 

Madiba Promotions

Yes

 

R59 451.00

R85 650

 

Art Man

Yes

 

R 97 250

R 50 872

 

Shereno Printers CC

yes

R 21 413

R 96 963

R 198 407,59

 

Phinot Nostalgic Projects

 

-

-

R 136 800

 

Sisa Collection

 

-

-

R 42 525

 

Dzongeni Projects

Yes

-

-

R32 961

 

SABC Radio

Yes

R 498 000

R 285 000

R 316 250

           

ARTSCAPE

   

R 1 495 760,79

R 1 310 661,12

R 1 284 555.69

           

Afrikaans Taal museum

Media 24

Yes

-

-

R 1200.00

 

Frantic Digital

Yes

-

-

R35 290.05

 

Media 24

Yes

-

R 22 369.64

R 26 887.97

 

Radia KC

yes

-

R 2000

R5000

 

Frantic Digital

yes

-

 

R 35 290.05

           

Freedom Park

Ultimate Recruitment

Yes

R132 210

-

-

 

Basadzi

Yes

R 44 924

-

-

 

Adreacht/a Fikelela

yes

R282 684

-

-

 

Tender Bulletin

yes

R 4 831 00

-

-

 

Basadzi

yes

-

R 82 998

-

 

Tender Bulletin

yes

-

R 3 500.00

-

 

Human Communication

Yes

-

R 11 500.00

-

 

Tender Bulletin

yes

-

R 5 272.00

-

           

National Arts Council

 

Yes

R 185 897

R218 892

R 360 984

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

National Heritage Council

Basadzi

Yes

R 44 783.46

   
 

Government printers work

Government

R 2 500.00

-

-

 

Independent Newspaper

yes

R 63 735.63

-

-

 

Jonti printers

yes

R 8 334.95

-

-

 

Government Printing Works

Government

R 500

-

-

 

Government Printing work

Government

-

R8000.00

-

 

Human Comm

yes

-

R 69 541.73

-

 

Independent Newspaper

yes

-

R 30 886.70

-

 

Basdazi

yes

-

R 32 719.52

-

 

Jonti Tenders

yes

-

R 16 294 .52

-

 

Millennium Media

 

-

-

R 558 140.01

 

Government Printing Works

Government

-

-

R 1006.59

 

Human Comms

 

-

-

R 45 406 .31

 

Basadzi

 

-

-

R 23 503.32

 

Indepent newspaper

 

-

-

R127 485.78

 

Jonti tenders

 

-

-

R 12 261.76

           

PanSALB

   

R 8987.76

R 1000.00

R 317 444.40

     

R 20 629.44

R 29 315.33

 
     

R45 297.90

R 621 000.00

 
       

R 496 840.50

 
       

R 32 970.30

 
       

R 230 614.02

 
           

Robben Island Museum

Basadzi

Yes

R 66 881.57

   
 

Human Communications

NO

R 212 736.67

-

-

 

Kone Staffing Solution

yes

R 29 554.78

-

-

 

Basadzi

Yes

-

R 167 919.80

 
 

Human Communications

yes

-

R 195 106.33

-

 

Kone Staffing Solution

yes

-

R 66 469.75

-

 

Basadzi

 

-

-

R 257 314.50

 

Human Communications

 

-

-

R 214 494.77

 

Kone Staffing Solution

 

-

-

R 69 258.44

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

William Humphreys Art Gallery

Independent Newspaper

 

R 3 051.35

-

-

 

Discount Travellers

 

R 1 640.00

 

-

 

Independent Newspaper

-

-

R 7 269.76

-

 

Media 24

-

-

R 3 886.24

-

 

Reflecto signs

-

-

R10 710.30

-

 

Find it Kimberley

-

-

-

R 2 298.85

 

Media 24

-

-

-

R 28 000.00

 

Independent Newspapers

-

-

-

R13 923.68

 

Siyafika Communications

-

-

-

R 46 294.00

           

Ditsong Museums of SA

   

R 248 639

-

-

     

R 443 597

-

-

     

R 990 472

-

-

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

War Museum of the Boer Republic

SPM Brochures

No

R 4 995.00

R 4 9995.00

R 4 995.00

 

Media 24

No

 

R 3 716 86

R 2 081.27

 

Government Printing Works

Government

R500.00

   
           

Msunduzi Museum

 

Yes

R44 947.41

R 28 641

R 134 710

           

Nelson Mandela Museum

Sawubona

SAA

R 20 00.00

-

R 20 000.00

 

Explore Magazine

Yes

R23 950.00

-

-

 

Mzansi Travel magazine

Yes

R 27 950.00

-

-

 

Eastern Cape Coast

 

R 15 000.00

R 15 000.00

R 15 000.00

 

Sky Ways

SA Express

-

-

-

 

Equinox Magazine

Tsogo Sun

-

R39 950.00

R 39 950.00

 

African Safari

-

 

R 26 000.00

 
 

Daily Dispatch

-

 

R 30 000.00

R32 000.00

 

SABC Umhlobo wenene

Government

-

-

280 000.00

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

National Film Video Foundation

Basazdi

Government Printing Works

yes

Government

R 44 783.46

R 2 500.00

-

-

 

Independent Newspaper

yes

R63 735.63

-

-

 

Jonti Printers

yes

R 8 334.95

-

-

 

Government Printers Works

Government

R 500.00

-

-

 

Government Printing Works

Government

-

R 8000.00

-

 

Human Comm

Yes

-

R 69 541.73

-

 

Independent Newspaper

Yes

-

R 30 886.70

-

 

Basadzi

Yes

-

R 32 719.75

-

 

Jonti Tenders

yes

-

R 16 294.52

-

 

Millennium Media

 

-

 

R 58 140.01

 

Government Printing works

Government

-

-

R 1006.59

 

Human Comms

yes

-

-

R 25 503.32

 

Basadzi

yes

-

-

R 7 090.19

 

Independent Newspaper

yes

-

-

R127 485.78

 

Jonti Tenders

yes

-

-

R12 261.76

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

KwaZulu Natal Museum

Media 24

 

R 45 109

-

-

 

Government Printing Works

 

R 2 250

-

-

 

Sign Centre

 

R 18 810

-

-

 

Albert Fall

 

R 5 200

-

-

 

Capital Newspaper

 

R 2 981

-

-

 

DR’s TV Adverts

 

R 7 125

-

-

 

Happy Earth

 

R 1 500

-

-

 

Logo Graphics

 

R 4 104

-

-

 

MUM’s Mail

 

R 29 422

-

-

 

Weslam Agencies

 

R 14 649

-

-

 

Media 24

 

-

R 50 568

-

 

Government Printing Works

 

-

R27 930

-

 

Sign Centre

 

-

R 27 930

-

 

Albert Falls

 

-

R5 600

-

 

Capital Newspaper

 

-

R20 570

-

 

DR’s TV Adverts

 

-

R 7 410

-

 

YO Entertainment

 

-

R 2 500

-

 

MUM’S Mail

 

-

R5 700

-

 

Logo Graphics

 

-

R16 644

-

 

On Time Embroidery

 

-

R 57 779

-

 

City Printing Works

 

-

R 9 988

-

 

Project Gateway

 

-

R 20 000

-

 

Media 24

 

-

-

R 31 940

 

Facebook

 

-

-

R 6 681

 

City printing Works

 

-

-

R 6 681

 

Project Gateway

 

-

-

R 20 000

 

Happy Earth

 

-

-

R1 500

 

Mum’ Earth

 

-

-

R 19 906

 

City Printing Works

 

-

-

R 19 688

 

Black Snowflake

 

-

-

R 10 000

 

Braby’s

 

-

-

R 16 168

 

Logo Graphics

 

-

-

R 30 581

 

Maritzburg College

 

-

-

R6 950

 

Jum Design’s

 

-

-

R 4 140

 

Portfolio Media

 

-

-

R 9 775

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

National Library of South Africa

Basadzi Personnel CC

 

R 27 063.99

-

-

 

Government Printing Works

 

R 7 379.91

-

-

 

Human Communications

 

R 8 244.78

-

-

 

PNET PTY LTD

 

R 21 086.58

-

-

 

Career Junction

 

R 1 700.00

-

-

 

PIXODEL Design Studio

 

R 6 500.00

-

-

 

Brand Inn Printing

 

R 13 350

-

-

 

MINI Print

 

R1 407.90

-

-

 

Thabile Print

 

R 24 795

-

-

 

Blackpage Marketing

 

R 17 450

-

-

 

ABUJONES projects

 

R 8 909 .37

-

-

 

Newsclip Media DEC-IN 0000104594

Non-compliant contributor

R 9 204.97

-

-

 

Lemon and Soda 1st Edition

 

R 6 315.60

-

-

 

Harry’s Printers

 

R 4 277.50

-

-

 

Government Printing Works

 

-

R 5 750

 
 

Career Junction

 

-

R 15 903

 
 

LED Cool PTY LTD

 

-

R 3 600

 
 

Newsclip Media Monitoring

 

-

R 21 518.02

 
 

Deep Design and Marketing

 

-

R 4 050

 
 

Blackpage Marketing

 

-

R 39 750

 
 

Thabile Print

 

-

R 8 208

 
 

Elle Promotions

 

-

R 27 588

 
 

Minit Print Holdings

 

-

R 2 780.46

 
 

BIG O Trading 787

 

-

R 4 332.00

 
 

Novus Group

 

-

-

R 9 444.96

 

News clip Media

 

-

-

R 96 654.46

 

Government Printing Works

 

-

-

R 1 261.00

 

Led Cool Pty Ltd

 

-

-

R 6 800

 

Elle Promotions

 

-

-

R 23 115

 

ARMANI Office Supplies

 

-

-

R19 973.93

 

NAME OF THE COMPANY

BLACK OWNED MEDIA

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Playhouse Company

 

Yes

R 308 940.00

65 202.79

-

 

Government owned (SABC)

 

R79 942.50

R256 081.05

-

           

Iziko Museums

City Life Newspaper

no

R64 013.43

R37 115.67

R118 507.85

 

Astronomical Society

no

R 2 500.00

   
 

Face book Standard Bank

no

R951.60

R70.13

 
 

Google-Standard

no

785.38

-

 
 

Government Printers

State owned

R 1 750.01

R 3 000.00

 
 

Heart 104.9

Radio

R3 266.21

   
 

Independent Newspaper

No

R 41 708.08

R38 102.31

 
 

Media 24

No

R36 776.40

   
 

Telkom SA

State owned

R19 039.14

R 62 700.00

 
 

Times Media

No

8 280.96

   
 

Hunter House

No

 

R19 380.00

 
 

Place Myad

   

R 11 461.11

 
 

Radio Pulpit

Radio

 

R10 025.00

 
 

SABC Good Hope

Radio

 

R 62 700.00

 
 

Tiso Blackstar Group

   

R 21 511.80

 
 

Twitter Standard Bank

   

R 1 717.70

 
 

Voice of the Cape

   

R 4 560. 00

 

(2)(b) (i) (ii) and (c)

NAME OF ENTITY

BLACK OWNED

OUTDOOR

ADVERTISING

MEDIA COMPANY

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Market Theatre

Yes

Yes

AD Outpost

-

R 67 716

-

-

   

Adreach

-

R 28 306,43

-

-

             

State Theatre

Yes

Continental Outdoor

-

R 247 950

R 19 950

 
             

ARTSCAPE

yes

 

-

R 523 605

R 405 581,91

R 345 702.80

             

Afrikaans Taalmuseum

yes

Budget Barners

-

R 484.50

-

-

             
 

yes

Smart Digital Media

-

R 1834

-

-

 

yes

Frantic Digital

-

R 35 290.05

-

R 35 290.05

             

Freedom Park

yes

Adreacht/a Fikelela

-

R282 684

-

-

   

Adreach t/a Fikelela

-

-

R 348 348

-

   

Adreach t/a Fikelela

-

-

-

R351 555

             

NAC

yes

-

Whoodoo Media and Advertising

R 109 291

R190 733

R260 371

 

yes

-

Busi Ntuli Communications

-

-

R99 502

 

BLACK OWNED

OUTDOOR

ADVERTISING

MEDIA COMPANY

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

National Heritage Council

 

No

Media 24

R 71 592.00

-

-

   

No

Times Media

R 91 262.70

-

-

   

Government printers

Government Printing Works

R 1 250.00

R500.00

-

   

yes

Lombe Holdings

-

R346 850

-

             
   

yes

NN Concepts

 

R 91 902

 

PANsalb

 

no

Media 24

R 8 987.76

R 496 840.50

R317 444.40

   

Yes

Tiso Black Star

R 65 927.34

R 262 984.32

-

     

Independent Newspaper

-

R 650 315.33

-

   

Government

Government Printing Works

-

R 1000.00

-

 

BLACK OWNED

OUTDOOR

ADVERTISING

MEDIA COMPANY

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

National Museum

   

Media 24

-

R 16 364.70

-

     

SA art Times

-

R27 500

-

     

Xasha Publishing

-

R 1 653.00

-

     

Moja Media

-

R11 491.20

-

     

Highburry Media

-

R14 250.00

-

     

Moja Media

-

R 11 250.00

-

     

Highburry Media

-

R14 250.00

-

     

BVSA Advertising

-

R 3 650

-

     

SunMedia

-

R 768.00

-

     

Government Printing Work

-

R 2250.00

-

     

Media 24

-

R 28 080.85

-

     

Tiiso Blackstar Group

-

R52 240.00

-

     

The Citizen

-

R 13 200.30

-

     

Independent News Paper

-

R 26 174.40

-

 

BLACK OWNED

OUTDOOR

ADVERTISING

MEDIA COMPANY

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Ditsong Museums of SA

 

Yes

     

R 243 727.20

             

WAR Museums of the Boer Republic

 

SPM Brochures

       
   

Media 24

   

R 3 716.86

R 2 081.27

   

Government Printing Works

 

R 4 995.00

R4 995.00

R 4 995.00

 

BLACK OWNED

OUTDOOR

ADVERTISING

MEDIA COMPANY

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Playhouse Company

Yes

   

R273 47.60

   
     

Yes

R 213 459.80

   
     

yes

R468 873.30

R 611 454.64

 
             

Iziko Museums

 

C K Outdoor Advertising

Yes

-

-

R20 700.00

04 October 2019 - NW769

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

Whether, given the low levels of literacy in the Republic, he has plans for a collaboration between the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) and the Department of Basic Education to ensure that each child is able to speak, read and write in their mother tongue from as early as Grade 2?

Reply:

The Honourable Member will recall that I responded to this question in September of 2019. It was question No: 85. The status is still the same.

04 October 2019 - NW768

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

Whether, with reference to the alleged failure of the Southern African Music Rights Organisation to promote the rights of musicians and song writers of all races (details furnished), he intends to establish a state-owned entity to protect the rights of musicians and song writers of all races; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The Honourable Member will recall that I responded to this question in September of 2019. It was question No: 84. The status is still the same.

16 September 2019 - NW862

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

(1) Whether the Government budgeted for the 2019 All Africa Games; if not, why not; if so, what amount was budgeted; (2) whether there were any arrangements that the SA Football Association (SAFA) would not participate in the games; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details of any agreements made; (3) did the Government assist the (a) SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and (b) SAFA to secure funding to go to Morocco; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (4) who (a) granted SAFA the permission to participate in the games and (b) is responsible for covering SAFA’s costs for participating in major events and/or tournaments?

Reply:

(1) No. The Government did not specifically budget for the All Africa Games.

(ii) Government provide an annual funding to the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC).

(iii) SASCOC determines the split of the funds allocated towards various projects including the African Games.

SAFA, which qualified for the games via the CAF process of qualification as early as February already, and as such were not bound by the criteria for qualification stated by SASCOC, which had in any event not been approved by the Members

(i) SAFA (as with the other member federations) had notice in respect of SASCOC’s selection policy for the African Games 2019.

(ii) In respect of delivering Team SA to the African Games 2019 and as per the applicable selection policy, football was not a qualifying code.

(iii) The selection policy had as its basis that only those codes of sport that needed to participate in the African Games for purposes of gaining the necessary qualification to participate in the 2020 Olympics, would be part of Team SA for these games.

(IV) The policy was motivated due to SASCOC not being able to fund a larger team to attend these games.

(i) Government assisted SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to secure funding to go to Morocco. This as part of the support provided to SASCOC over the quadrennial towards preparation and delivery of teams at various multi-coded events including the African Games.

(ii) Given the constrained budget allocated to the Department, the Department could only provide additional funding to SASCOC in previous financial year by cutting the allocation to the Federations. This could not be repeated for consecutive years.

(iii) The time at which SASCOC wrote to the Department indicating the inadequacy of the budget did not allow for any engagement of corporate for possible sponsorship.

(i) Government does not support individual codes for participation at the multi-coded events. This is because participation at multi-coded events such as the African Games is through SASCOC.

(i) SAFA, following an appeal to SASCOC and subsequently the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, were granted permission by SASCOC after the Minister’s intervention to SASCOC, understanding the SAFA appeal and statement of facts around this matter.

(i) The approval for SAFA to participate in the African Games 2019 came from the intervention of the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture. In a letter dated 15 August 2019, the Minister issued a directive in terms of section 13 of the National Sport and Recreation Act.1998 (Act No. 110 of 1998 as amended), for SASCOC to grant SAFA to participate in the African Games 2019.

(i) In respect of costs, SAFA has at all times taken full responsibility for its own costs in all major events, with no support from other stakeholders, other than the related sponsors who fund the relevant teams

(i) With reference to the African Games 2019, SAFA paid for all the registration participation, travel and accommodation costs to attend these games. No costs of SAFA attending these Games were covered by SASCOC.

(ii) Should SAFA have qualified in terms of SASCOC’s approved selection criteria to be a part of Team SA in attending major events and/or tournaments then SASCOC would have met the cost of attendance as with any other qualifying sport code.

(iii) One of the main reasons for adopting the selection policy that resulted in a reduced team to the African Games 2019 was due to SASCOC not being in receipt of the requisite funds to be able to cover the cost of a larger Team SA size.

16 September 2019 - NW869

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Faber, Mr WF to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(1) Whether professional scouts are involved in the Rural Sport Development Programme; (2) what number of talented young persons participating in the specified programme, who have been scouted and nurtured, are currently playing at a professional level nationally or internationally since the inception of the Rural Sport Development Programme in 2016; (3) how is the mandate of the Rural Sport Development Programme different than that of the provincial sport federation?

Reply:

(i) Yes. There are professional scouts involved in the Rural Sport Development Programme. They are provided by the Provincial Federations.

(i) A total number of 58 talented young persons have been scouted and nurtured since 2016.

(ii) Below is the information on the level of participation of the talented athletes;

EASTERN CAPE

a) Two Boys and 1 Girl were scouted for Athletics in the 2017 National Rural Sport Championships

b) Four Netball Girls were scouted by Netball South Africa at National Rural Sport Games in 2017

FREE STATE

a) Victor Mlangeni was signed by Mamelodi Sundowns School of excellence trough football trials

b) Twelve football players scouted and attended trials hosted by SAFA School of Excellence

c) Eight Athletes were scouted and attended Free State Athletics Championships

d) Lerato Tshabala Athletics participant was scouted in the Free State Athletics Championships and qualified for National Championships in 1500m

GAUTENG

a) The Football Team from Magaliesburg has been promoted to Sasol League. It should be noted that the Programme in Gauteng has two Traditional Council and three farming communities.

KWA ZULU NATAL

a) The following athletes from Maphumulo Traditional Council, Mongezi Langa (100m and 200m in athletics), Olwethu Manana (400m in athletics) have progressed to participate in the South African Championships. Candice Khumalo (400m in athletics) has progressed to participate at the Provincial Athletics competitions.

b) Mfundo Mchunu from the Maphumulo Traditional Council has signed with Wits Academy.

c) Sambulo Nxumalo and Sandiso Mchunu were selected for provincial U15 Rugby. They are both from Mnqobokazi Traditional Council.

d) Nelisiwe Madonsela and Lindokuhle Chonco have progressed to participate at the Provincial Schools Athletics Championships. They are from Ama Swati Traditional Council.

e) Onelihle Mkhize has progressed to participate at National Schools Championships. She is from Kwa Xolo Traditional Council.

NORTHERN CAPE

a) Three Boys football players were scouted for Schools of excellence in Gauteng

MPUMALANGA

a) One player is now part of the Rugby Pumas Club

NORTH WEST

a) Two Boys football players have been scouted and joined Florida Academy in Gauteng

(i) The Rural Sport Development Programme is a development programme conceptualized and implemented in conjunction with the National Federations and the Provincial Federations as well as other key stakeholders such as the Provincial Departments, National House of Traditional Leaders, Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders.

16 September 2019 - NW867

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

(1) What number of sport academies were (a) directly supported or is budgeted for by his department in the (i) 2016-17 and (ii) 2017-18 financial years and (b) planned for the 2018-19 financial year; (2) what (a) is the name of each specified sport academy, (b) type of support did each sport academy receive and (c) total amount was allocated to each sport

Reply:

We support the initiative of Sport Academies because our vision is to upskill and professionalise the craft whether be the athlete or the artists.

Financial year

2016-17

2017-18

2018-2019

Number of Sport academy supported

38

39

55

Budget

R41,454,000

R56,064,000

R56,212,840

 

 

Name of the academy

Type

Province

1

Eastern Cape Provincial Academy

Provincial

EC

2

Sarah Baartman District Academy

District

EC

3

Amathole District Academy

District

EC

4

Buffalo City District Academy 

District

EC

5

Chris Hani District Academy

District

EC

6

Joe Gqabi District Academy

District

EC

7

OR Tambo District Academy

District

EC

8

Alfred Nzo District Academy

District

EC

9

Nelson Mandela Metro District Academy

District

EC

10

Free State Provincial Academy of Sport

Provincial

FS

11

Lejweleputswa

District

FS

12

Thabo Mofutsanyana

District

FS

13

Fezile Dabi

District

FS

14

Mangaung metro

District

FS

15

Provincial Academy

Provincial

GP

16

Sedibeng

District

GP

17

West Rand

District

GP

18

Ekurhuleni

District

GP

19

University of Johannesburg (HPC)

District

GP

20

Tshwane

District

GP

21

Prime Sports

Provincial

KZN

22

KZN Canoe Club

District

KZN

23

Football for Life

District

KZN

24

Rugby

District

KZN

25

Midlands

District

KZN

26

Athletics

District

KZN

27

Cricket

District

KZN

28

KZN Provincial Academy

District

KZN

29

Masidlalesonke

District

KZN

30

Club 10

District

KZN

31

Limpopo Academy of Sport

Provincial

LP

32

Capricorn

District

LP

33

Waterbe rg

District

LP

34

Sekhukhune

District

LP

35

Mopani

District

LP

36

Vhembe

District

LP

37

Mpumalanga Sports Academy

Provincial

MP

38

Ehlanzeni

District

MP

39

Nkangala

District

MP

40

Gert Sibande

District

MP

41

NC Academy of Sport

Provincial

NC

42

Namaqua District A

District

NC

43

ZF Mgcawu District

District

NC

44

North West Academy

Provincial

NW

45

DR Ruth SM

District

NW

46

Dr Kenneth Kaunda

District

NW

47

Ngaka Molema M

District

NW

48

Bojanala academy

District

NW

49

Western Cape Sport Academy

Provincial

WC

50

Eden District Academy

District

WC

51

West Coast District Academy

District

WC

52

Cape Winelands District Academy

District

WC

53

Central Karoo District Academy

District

WC

54

Overberg District Academy

District

WC

55

Metro academy

District

WC

 

The Provincial and District Academies are mainly provided with financial support through the Conditional Grant funding. This support is for training, resourcing of Academies, provision of athlete support and provision of support to Sport Focus Schools.

(i) Funding for the Academies Programme is not allocated per sport. It is allocated per Province which in turn further allocate to the Academies within Province.

16 September 2019 - NW754

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

1. Whether his department hosted any event and or function related to its 2019 Budget Vote debate; if so, (a) where was each event held, (b) what was the total cost of each event and (c) what is the name of each person who was invited to attend each event as guest; 2. whether any gifts were distributed to guests attending any of the events; if so, (a) what are the relevant details of the gifts distributed and (b) who sponsored the gifts?

Reply:

1. The department did not host a budget vote event or function. However, the department had an exhibition at the old Assembly Chamber courtyard for a total amount of R198 455. 04

2. The Department did not give out gifts.

16 September 2019 - NW731

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

(1) Whether the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has a selection policy; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) Whether it is his department or SASCOC that is responsible for funding the participation of Team SA at the African Games that are scheduled to take place in Morocco from 16 to 31 August 2019; (3) What amount was (a) allocated to SASCOC for Team SA to participate in the African Games and (b) requested by SASCOC in this regard? NW1776E

Reply:

1.1 The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) does have a selection policy. It has a General Eligibility and Selection Criteria which was ratified by the SASCOC General Assembly on 9 June 2018.

a) The Department makes direct payment to African Games Organizing Committee (COJAR) for participation fees and allocates an annual allocation to SASCOC part of which is to cover costs towards the African Games.

a) The total amount of R10,963,000 is allocated to SASCOC for the 2019/2020 financial year. This amount is not earmarked for African Games nor split per project. It is SASCOC that determines the split of the amount based on their priorities as per their business plan.

b) There was no specific amount requested by SASCOC for the African Games except that SASCOC indicated that the estimated cost for the African Games was R20,000,000.

16 September 2019 - NW732

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

In light of the general feeling from the arts fraternity that the Districts Consultations and Provincial Summits were not well organized (details furnished), what total number of artists attended District Consultations in each province; 2. (a) what has he found to be the reason that his department organized the District Consultations and Provincial Summits even though the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA) has not yet been dissolved and (b) why does he intend to go to the CCIFSA National Conference without allowing the CCIFSA to have an annual general meeting first; 3. does his department have all necessary reports and audited financial statements prior to his attending the National Conference, as delegates never received any reports and the CCIFSA Interim Committee never accounted by submitting audited financial statements of about R5 million and yet his department continues to fund CCIFSA; 4. what (a) exactly is the status of the National Conference and (b) total amount has his department given to CCIFSA so far, including money given for the Usiba Conference and Awards?

Reply:

1. In my view, the Districts Consultations and Provincial Summits were well organized and went according to the CCIFSA NEC’s plan. The total number of voting participants across all nine provinces were a total of 2223.

2. (a). My department engaged on the District Consultations, which were held under the umbrella of (District General Meetings) and Provincial Summits as an emergency intervention after seeing that CCIFSA was failing to achieve the planned Conference.

(b) I had indicated in the past that CCIFSA was encouraged to continue with its programmes and related activities, however I cautioned CCIFSA that this should not delay the conference further as it was long overdue already in March 2019 and that their term of office had lapsed and other stakeholders such as CITT were adamant that the conference should be held in order to appoint a new leadership.

3. My department received all necessary reports and audited financial statements from CCIFSA prior to the National Conference. As this was a CCIFSA Conference, the CCIFSA National Executive Committee (NEC) was responsible for the content of the conference including distribution of the reports to their delegates at their own accord. The role of the department was only to provide strategic support and logistics coordination in order for CCIFSA NEC to achieve the implementation of the conference. The Interim Committee was able to account to the Department for the funds provided by submitting reports and audited financial reports.

4.(a).The National Conference took place in August 2019 and a new CCIFSA leadership was elected comprising of 6 National Executive Committee members and 9 Sector Representatives.

(b). The total amount given to the CCIFSA so far amounts to R15 million inclusive of the funds provided to the Interim Committee, the amount given for the Usiba amounts to R12 million.

16 September 2019 - NW730

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

(1) Whether his department still regards the SA Doping Control Laboratory (SADoCoL) as a strategic national asset in anti-doping, as previously expressed by his department; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether the new Director-general of his department will continue with the negotiations with SADoCoL in order to render support to the laboratory; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, by what date will this happen; (3) whether his department has given the World Anti-Doping Agency any assurance of its intended financial support to SADoCoL; (4) whether, once the non-profit organisation is established, his department still intends to proceed with the registration of SADoCoL as a sporting body; (5) Whether, in view of the fact that since the start of negotiations between his department and SADoCoL in 2015, there were three changes in Ministers of the department, he and his department will now fully support SADoCoL?

Reply:

The Department still regards the South African Doping Control Laboratory (SADoCol) as a strategic national asset in anti-doping. SADoCol is the only Doping Control Laboratory accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in the African Continent. The proper and effective operations of the SADoCol is therefore critically important for the country, the region and the entire continent.

The Acting Director General is planning to meet SADoCol at least by 15 October 2019 to continue with the co-operative work undertaken to date.

The Department has previously provided WADA with the letter of intended support to SADoCol.

It is the intention of the Department to register SADoCol as a sporting body to enable the Department and Government in general to work with and support the Laboratory on Anti-doping matters.

It should be noted that the final status of incorporation for SADoCol will have to be in line with the WADA prescripts which seeks to safe guard the independence of the Doping Control Laboratory from external influence.

Recognizing the strategic significance of the SADoCol as outlined in (1) above, the Department remains committed to support the Laboratory.