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15 December 2022 - NW4415

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Chetty, Mr M to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

What is the (a) total number of staff employed and/or provided as departmental support in (i) his and (ii) each of the Deputy Ministers’ private offices and (b)(i) job title and (ii) annual remuneration package of each specified person?

Reply:

The total number of staff employed and/or provided as departmental support in the private offices is provided below. The employment is in accordance with the Ministerial handbook and excludes advisors.

Office of the Minister

No.

(b)(i) Job Title

Salary level

 

Chief of Staff

14

 

Private Secretary

13

 

Parliamentary and Cabinet Support Officer

13

 

Administrative Secretary

13

 

Assistant Appointment Secretary

9

 

Secretary/Receptionist

7

 

Registry Clerk

7

 

Service Aide in Parliamentary office in Cape Town

5

 

Driver/Messenger

5

Office of Deputy Minister Gina

No.

(b)(i) Job Title

Salary level

 

Head of Office

13

 

Private Secretary

12

 

Technical Specialist

13

 

Parliamentary and Cabinet Support

11

 

Community Outreach Officer

11

 

Receptionist

7

 

Household Aide

3

 

Driver/Messenger

5

Office Deputy Minister Majola

No.

(b)(i) Job Title

Salary level

 

Head of Office

13

 

Private Secretary

12

 

Parliamentary and Cabinet Support

11

 

Community Outreach Officer

11

 

Receptionist

7

 

Senior Registry Clerk

6

 

Household Aide

3

 

Household Aide

3

 

Driver/Messenger

6

In addition to the above staff complement, there are two interns placed in the Ministry who are paid a stipend.

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25 November 2022 - NW3929

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Tshwaku, Mr M to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Whether he has found that the Republic, through its industrial policy, is going backwards and de-industrialising; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; 2) by what date will the Republic stop exporting raw materials and start with the beneficiation of minerals especially chrome and platinum to create jobs; 3) whether he has found that industrialisation that is led by the State, in a similar fashion as in Vietnam and China, is the best way to practice industrialisation; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

During the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade talks that commenced in 1986, the National Party government of the time bound South Africa to substantial trade liberalization commitments that were incorporated in the terms of South Africa’s accession to the World Trade Organisation in 1994. Details of the background hereto was provided in a presentation made by the Ministry to the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on 15 November 2022. The rapid liberalization without supportive industrial policies to address the lack of competitiveness of major parts of the pre-1994 industrial base, led to a sharp decline in the proportion of GDP made up by manufacturing output, in other words, a de-industrialisation of the economy.

In 2019 at the start of the current Administration, the President outlined the basic elements of a ‘re-imagined industrial strategy’ that placed deeper local industrialisation at the core of public policy. Though interrupted by the global economic disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, key elements of this reindustrialization strategy are being implemented. These include the following:

  1. the focus on sector-level industrial plans agreed with business and labour, through a number of Master Plans agreed for a number of sectors, complemented by efforts during Covid-19 to build the medical industrial sector
  2. the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery plan and the Accord on Localisation agreed with social partners at Nedlac, covering 42 product categories and a number of value-chains
  3. protection of local industry through appropriate tariff increases on industrial and agricultural products; or where warranted, decreases in duties applicable through rebates of duty;
  4. industrial support measures to address structural inefficiencies and assist with structural transformation of sectors
  5. the focus on trade with the rest of the African continent, including through trade agreements such as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (the AfCFTA); and
  6. the identification of and support to beneficiation and green industrial projects.

The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has been provided with periodic reports on progress made in these areas, including most recently with the detailed half-year report on the 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan, provided to the Committee on 1 November 2022. The Honourable Member is invited to consider the details provided therein.

Reports on mineral beneficiation have been provided in the quarterly updates by the Department to the Portfolio Committee. Our natural endowment of primary minerals and its beneficiation is an opportunity to promote further industrialisation. At the start of this year the dtic along with the IDC and the DMRE institutionalised the Inter-Agency Working Group on Minerals Beneficiation to align priorities and improve the impact. The Working Group focus currently is on Minerals that go into our renewable energy distribution and generation transition, including battery energy storage, and jewellery minerals.

With regards to Platinum Group Metals (PGMs), a PGMs roadmap is being worked on with Mintek with the departments responsible for mineral resources and energy (DMRE) and science and innovation (DSI) that includes projects focused on the hydrogen economy, batteries, new medical equipment and products, and catalysts.

The chrome beneficiation value-chain already focuses on stainless steel products manufacturing and smelting within the Republic. Impediments to our mineral endowment beneficiation strategies include inadequate freight rail infrastructure and the availability and price of energy.

South Africa is learning from experiences of industrialisation by a number of countries, including fast-growing Asian economies such as China, though conditions in each country are different. For example, China is able to leverage off its massive domestic market of 1,5 million consumers and its early phase of industrialisation was based inter alia on lower input costs that what applies in South Africa. To address scale, South Africa is working with neighbouring countries to finalise a free-trade agreement covering countries on the African continent to create a larger market for local producers. To address input costs, the focus will be on improved industrial dynamism and multi-factor productivity.

Our industrialisation efforts are focused on strategic industries, defined by their capacity to be labour absorbing or providers of critical public goods or significant earners of foreign exchange. Many of the world’s largest economies including the United States, China, India and countries in the European Union continue to actively protect and promote their domestic firms through a range of policy measures in order to retain and change the structure of their respective economies.

Government’s industrialisation initiatives such as encouraging localisation of production; social compacts in the form of Master Plans; strong industrial supply chains to underpin our response to COVID-19 and create an African medical productive hub; or our work on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), have all sought to provide local industry with the space and opportunity to acquire the know-how and capabilities to develop dynamic firms, grow the economy, create jobs for the citizens of the South Africa.

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21 November 2022 - NW4114

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Pambo, Mr V to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

What are the full details of economic data and/or evidence that he can provide to prove that foreign direct investment in the Republic has had a direct proportional relationship with (a) economic growth and (b) job creation (i) in the 2021 22 financial year and (ii) since 1 April 2022?

Reply:

Domestic economic growth is the aggregation of multiple, complex streams of for example: production, consumption, expenditure, imports and exports. These are in turn affected by a wide range of domestic and global factors. It is not advisable to reduce these complex interactions to a simple direct and/or proportional relationship. Subject to this caution, the following information has been provided to me by the dtic.

In the Financial year 2021-22, Foreign direct investment (FDI), measured as investment liability inflows by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), increased from R17.3 billion at the beginning of the 2021/22 financial year to R39.9bn at the end of the financial year, growing by 130.8% during the 2021/22 financial year. In the same period, GDP grew by 1.3%, from R4.5 trillion (tr) to R4.6trn during the same period. Some studies indicate that in South Africa, FDI and economic growth are positively related (Masipa, 2014[1]; Awolusi and Adeyeye, 2016[2]; Makhoba and Zungu, 2021[3]).

In Quarter 1 2022/23 (April to June 2022), FDI declined (-34.2%) quarter-on-quarter while economic growth contracted (-0.7%) quarter-on-quarter.

Regarding Job creation, in the Financial year 2021/22: Foreign direct investment (FDI), measured as investment liability inflows, by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), increased from R17.3 billion at the beginning of the 2021/22 financial year to R39.9bn at the end of the financial year, growing by 130.8% during the 2021/22 financial year. During the same period, Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported that employment contracted by 0.2%, with employment declining from 14.94 million to 14.91 million. Some empirical studies have found a positive relationship between FDI and job creation in South Africa (see Masipa, 2014).

Quarter 1 of this Financial Year 2022/23, Employment increased by 4% quarter-on-quarter while FDI declined (-34.2%) quarter-on-quarter.

Lags in an increase (or decrease) in investment and a subsequent increase (or decrease) in employment may also not follow in the same year, but may lag the change.

-END-

  1. Masipa, T. 2014. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth and Employment in South Africa: A Time Series Analysis. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(25), 18-27.

  2. Awolusi, OD. and Adeyeye, OP. (2016). Impact of foreign direct investment on economic growth in Africa. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 14(2-2), 289-297. doi:10.21511/ppm.14(2-2).2016.04.

  3. Makhoba, BP. and Zungu, LT. 2021. Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in South Africa: Is there a Mutually Beneficial Relationship? African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 16(4).

21 November 2022 - NW3952

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1)Whether, with regard to communications, media and marketing services contracts of the National Lottery Commission in the past three financial years, he will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with (a) a list of service providers, (b) the nature of services provided, (c) the date when services were provided and (d) the total monetary value of each contract; (2) What supply chain management process was followed for the (a) tender, (b) preferred supplier, (c) treasury database and (d) single-source in respect of each specified contracts?

Reply:

The National Lotteries Commission has furnished me the following reply on their communications, media and marketing services in the past three years.

A number of transactions of the NLC have been flagged by the Auditor General. This follows a letter addressed by the Ministry to the Auditor General, drawing attention to findings of the SIU.

The NLC advised that the adverse findings made by the Auditor-General will be investigated and disciplinary steps taken. I have requested the NLC to update me on the progress of the investigation and disciplinary steps taken.

The reply from the NLC follows:

“(1)(a),(b),(c),(d) and (2)(a),(b),(c),(d)

Please refer to the tables below for a list of service providers, the nature of the services provided, date when the services were provided, the total monetary value and the Supply Chain Management process that was followed.

Sole supplier and single source were used in instances where the NLC was targeting a specific audience and when there was one service provider running a campaign to which the NLC wanted to participate in. These transactions have since been declared as irregular expenditure by the AGSA on the basis that it was not impractical for the NLC to obtain three quotations for those below R500 000 and that the transactions above R500 000 should have been procured through competitive bidding process or deviation approved by the National Treasury and not by the Commissioner. The NLC is currently undertaking a determination exercise on these transactions as required by the National Treasury framework, disciplinary steps will be taken against all that have been found to be in contravention of the supply chain regulations

Tender relates to the transactions which have been procured through the marketing panel that the NLC procured after following a competitive bidding process.

Treasury database relates to the transactions that were procured through sourcing quotations from the Central Supplier Database.

2022

1(a)

1(b)

1( c )

1 (d)

2 (a),(b),(c),(d)

Service Provider

Service rendered

Invoice date

Value (Rands)

SCM Process

Anzomode

NLC Board Road shows

11/6/2021

1 307 750,00

Tender

Anzomode

Videography, Photography and Live Streaming

30/07/2021

59 000,75

Tender

Arena Holdings

Publishing of Funding Priorities for 2021/2 – Print media 24

06/04/2021

95 440,80

Single Source

Arena Holdings

Invitation to Bid for Eastern Cape Office fence, air-condition

24/02/2022

9 439,20

Single Source

Be Sure Events Solutions

Appointment of a service provider to provide Videography and Photography

25/07/2021

69 000,00

Tender

CEED Media & Publishing

NLC Media Campaign Advertorial – Soweto Life Online Magazine

23/08/2021

50 000,00

Single Source

Cheniwell IMC

Advert Flighting, Artwork Production and Artwork Placement

13/12/2021

1 818 750,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Advert Flighting

20/12/2021

746 250,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Free State and Limpopo Radio Interviews

10/06/2021

629 950,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Photography, Videography, Live Streaming and Provincial Travel

01/10/2021

355 375,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Photography, Videography, Live Streaming and Provincial Travel

13/10/2021

355 375,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

40 Radio Adverts for Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal

11/05/2021

315 119,95

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Publishing of Funding Priorities Community
Radio Stations Free State and North West Province

31/05/2021

371 219,31

Tender

CTP Limited T/A Lowveld Media

Advertising for the Installation of electric fence in Mpumalanga office

02/02/2022

5 035,80

Single Source

CTP Limited T/A Lowveld Media

Publication of Award Bid Number description of Bid

06/10/2021

4 874,80

Single Source

CTP Limited T/A Lowveld Media

Request for Proposal

Bib number description of Bid

29/05/2021

4 668,30

Single Source

Ebonoko Holdings

NLC Graphic Design and Animation Services

25/03/2022

121 000,00

Treasury database

FR Communications

Media Monitoring

09/03/2022

32 200,00

Tender

FR Communications

Media Monitoring

09/03/2022

32 200,00

Tender

Fundudzi Media

Title Sponsorship Sunday World Unsung Heroes

21/06/2021

2 645 000,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertisement

25/04/2021

881 000,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

6 Page Glossy Print Special Report

30/06/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising

25/07/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising – Funding for Impact Women’s Month

22/08/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Heritage Month Edition

26/09/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Newsprint Special Report

31/10/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Glossy Print Special Report

28/11/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Print Special Report

10/12/2021

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Newsprint Special Report

30/01/2022

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Newsprint Special Report

28/02/2022

740 600,00

Single Source

Fundudzi Media

Sunday World Advertising - Newsprint Special Report

28/03/2022

740 600,00

Single Source

INCE(PTY)Ltd

NLC Integrated Annual Report Phase 1

30/07/2021

723 599,55

Tender

INCE(PTY)Ltd

NLC POPIA Compliance Manual Infographics

26/07/2021

61 582,50

Tender

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Display Metro Run of Paper – Sunday Independent & Cape Times

09/04/2021

181 560,16

Single Source

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Display Metro Run of Paper – The Star

09/04/2021

116 418,86

Single Source

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Display Metro Run of Paper – Isolezwe

09/04/2021

77 338,44

Single Source

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

ACM Digital Web and Class Display

4/2/2022

5 152,00

Single Source

Insight2Lead

Appointment of a Service Provider to Conduct a Brand Survey

30/06/2021

165 513,75

Tender

Insight2Lead

Consulting for a Brand Survey

30/09/2021

164 074,50

Tender

Insight2Lead

Consulting for a Brand Survey

25/10/2021

164 074,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Outside Broadcast Media Gauteng

04/05/2021

365 097,40

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Publishing of Funding Priorities Community
Radio Stations Limpopo and Mpumalanga Province

26/05/2021

289 643,40

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Corporate Flyers

26/08/2021

64 227,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Law Booklets

26/07/2021

50 611,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Production of Embroided Mandela Day Badges

21/07/2021

21 217,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Video – Creative Broader Value

06/05/2021

20 240,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Creating a video look of content

04/11/2021

18 400,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Corporate Flyer

22/09/2021

17 997,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Design

23/06/2021

16 962,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Creative Design, Social Media Poster and Web Banner

02/12/2021

13 685,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Creative Design - Staff Awards

07/12/2021

11 086,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Corporate Flyers

27/05/2021

7 360,00

Tender

Mail & Guardian

Supplement Top 200 Young South Africans

31/05/2021

2 127 500,00

Sole Supplier

Market IQ

Print Media, Online and Broadcast Monitoring

01/11/2021

32 648,50

Tender

Market IQ

Print Media, Online and Broadcast Monitoring

01/11/2021

32 648,50

Tender

Market IQ

Print Media, Broadcast and Social Monitoring

01/01/2022

9 688,75

Tender

Media24

Advertising – Daily Sun North, City Press and Daily Sun On the Go

14/04/2021

324 007,90

Single Source

Media24

Vista – Legal Notices Tender

03/02/2022

4 443,60

Single Source

MSG Group Sales

Women Flash Mob Activation

26/08/2021

2 875 000,00

Single Source

Ndabana Media Production

Media Campaign - Advertorials on Business Unusual Magazine

25/08/2021

290 000,00

Single Source

Nolo Communications CC

Promotional Materials (NLC Branded Mugs for Staff)

15/03/2022

33 670,00

Treasury database

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest - Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review and Polokwane Observer

28/11/2021

13 796,32

Single Source

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest - Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review and Polokwane Observer

21/11/2021

13 796,32

Single Source

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Advert and Social Media Monitoring

30/06/2021

14 531,86

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Advert and Social Media Monitoring

01/07/2021

14 531,86

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Advert and Social Media Monitoring

31/07/2021

14 531,86

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Advert and Social Media Monitoring

31/08/2021

14 531,86

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

01/04/2021

12 636,40

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Advert and Social Media Monitoring

01/07/2021

11 372,70

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Advert and Social Media Monitoring

01/07/2021

3 159,16

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

01/04/2021

2 007,46

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Public Relations Retainer October

30/11/2021

73 000,00

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Public Relations Retainer November

23/11/2021

73 000,00

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Public Relations Retainer December

14/12/2021

64 035,09

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Monthly Retainer Fee

27/01/2022

10 333,00

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Monthly Retainer

28/02/2022

10 333,00

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Monthly Retainer

04/03/2022

10 333,00

Tender

PR & Brand Network

Public Relations Retainer December

14/12/2021

8 964,91

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Pull up banners, Wall banners, Curved wall banners, Triangle pop-up banners, Telescopic banners and Management Fees

10/09/2021

274 907,50

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Advertising on Gauteng Radio Stations

18/05/2021

239 948,28

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Booklets

27/10/2021

97 750,00

Tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Licence Disc Holders Branded

19/07/2021

8 380,35

Tender

Top Media & Communications

Balance for the Top Women Summit 2021

10/11/2021

126 500,00

Single Source

   

Closing balance

26 712 479,65

 

2021

1(a)

1(b)

1( c )

1 (d)

2 (a),(b),(c),(d)

Service Provider

Service rendered

Invoice date

Value (Rands)

SCM Process

Anzomode

Third Party Payment Media & Broadcasting Consulting

02/07/2020

94 875,00

Tender

Anzomode

NW Virtual Event

23/08/2020

34 327,50

Tender

Anzomode

Media Buying : NC Regulatory Compliance Campaign

13/07/2020

145 797,97

tender

Anzomode

North West ECD Virtual Launch

14/08/2020

453 945,25

Tender

Anzomode

Mpumalanga ECD Launch

24/08/2020

499 404,75

Tender

Anzomode

Variation

13/08/2020

151 472,25

Tender

Anzomode

Design & Production of branded folders

27/11/2020

60 007,00

Tender

Anzomode

Cancelled Event Fee

3/12/2020

204 045,65

Tender

Anzomode

Design and Printing

30/11/2020

149 995,56

Tender

Anzomode

Equipment Branding

30/03/2021

54 050,00

Tender

Arena Holdings

Advert

22/01/2021

10 062,50

Single Sourced

Arena Holdings

Advert

22/01/2021

9 025,37

Single Sourced

Arena Holdings

Audit Campaign

20/12/2020

157 872,00

Single Sourced

Be Sure Events Solutions

Newspaper article

2020/03/08

110 547,59

Tender

Be Sure Events Solutions

NLC Branded Face Masks

2020/10/09

57 730,00

Tender

Be Sure Events Solutions

Billboard Advertising

31/01/2021

890 560,00

Tender

Black Moon Advertising

Printing Of Proactive Brochure

21/10/2021

1 702,00

Tender

Black Moon Advertising

GP ECD Virtual launch

26/10/2020

643 356,00

Tender

Botho D Trading and Projects

Fleet booklet

2020/11/11

51 993,75

Treasury database

Cheniwell IMC

Inkambu Corporate Identity Development

20/07/2020

3 500,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Media Buying : Limpopo

22/07/2020

114 000,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

NLC Logo Adjustment

20/07/2020

456 000,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Western Cape Media Buying

22/07/2020

98 100,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

WC ECD Virtual Launch

22/10/2020

663 740,04

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Corporate Gifts : Braai Set

10/12/2020

229 800,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Corporate Gifts : Braai Set

14/12/2020

108 933,03

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Third Party Payment to Rap Studios vernacular translation

09/03/2020

10 795,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Design Graphics

04/04/2020

9 000,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Design : Banner, Advertorial

02/06/2020

5 600,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Graphic Designs

30/06/2020

19 600,00

tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Media Buying : North West

22/07/2020

55 590,60

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Branding

11/08/2020

94 239,42

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

MS Teams and Email Signature

25/08/2020

10 200,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Brand Positioning – KwaZulu Natal Province

2020/11/09

84 815,25

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

NLC Designs

2020/07/09

24 600,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Branding

23/11/2020

32 150,00

Tender

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

21/05/2020

57 500,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

20/05/2020

1 305 846,40

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

29/06/2020

1 200 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

10/10/2019

69 176,64

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

27/07/2020

1 200 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Run of paper advert

24/08/2020

1 200 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Run of paper advert

28/09/2020

1 200 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Full Colour 8 pages Special Report

2020/09/11

990 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Full Colour 8 pages Special Report

2020/09/11

6 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

08/12/2020

996 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Media Buying : Sunday world

07/12/2020

996 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Brand Positioning

31/01/2021

996 000,00

Single Sourced

Fundudzi Media

Full Colour 8 pages Special Report

8/3/2021

996 000,00

Single Sourced

Government Printing Works

Tender/ New Bids

07/08/2020

252,20

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/ New Bids

20/03/2020

252,20

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/ New Bids

28/02/2020

252,20

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/ New Bids

27/07/2022

252,20

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/ New Bids

07/08/2022

252,20

Single Sourced

Government Printing Works

Tender/Invitation to bid/

06/11/2020

252,20

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/Invitation to bid/

27/10/2020

252,20

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/Invitation to bid/

6/11/2020

756,59

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/Invitation to bid/

12/10/2020

504,40

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender/Invitation to bid/

19/08/2020

3 026,40

Sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bulletin notices

2020/07/08

252,20

Sole supplier

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Tender/Invitation to bid/

22/11/2019

2 752,94

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Tender/Invitation to bid/

04/02/2020

23 183,14

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Tender/Invitation to bid/

15/02/2020

23 183,14

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Tender/Invitation to bid/

25/08/2020

11 127,91

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Isolezwe Main Body

25/02/2021

4 318,34

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Daily News Main Body

25/02/2021

5 246,99

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Publication : Cape Times, The Mercury,

21/05/2020

173 973,15

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

20/12/2020

231 328,71

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

20/12/2020

50 966,64

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

20/12/2020

359 124,30

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

20/12/2020

149 988,89

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

23/12/2020

73 600,00

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

23/12/2020

12 650,00

Single Sourced

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Class Display

28/02/2021

10 313,66

Single Sourced

Khanya PR and Media

NLC 20 years Legacy Video

13/03/2020

108 560,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Legacy Video

06/05/2020

13 800,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Brand Positioning

01/07/2020

104 554,55

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

10 ECDs NLC Legacy Projects launch

28/09/2020

695 865,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

NLC Branded Notepads

2020/10/09

20 642,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Scam alert posters

2020/10/09

1 897,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

2020/11/11

4 140,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

2020/10/09

1 897,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

2020/04/12

6 210,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

14/12/2020

2 530,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

24/02/2021

22 310,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

18/01/2021

8 510,00

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

31/03/2021

12 017,50

Tender

Khanya PR and Media

Graphic Designs

18/01/2021

15 467,00

Tender

Mandla-Matla Publishing

Tender/Invitation to bid/

21/11/2019

3 245,76

Single Sourced

Media & Broadcasting Consultants

Professional Advisory services

29/07/2020

75 000,00

Single Sourced

Media24

Media Buying

18/11/2019

271 975,00

Single Sourced

Ndabana Media Production

Advertorial on business unusual

18/11/2020

400 000,00

Treasury database

Nolo Communications CC

Translation of NLC posters

2019/09/11

124 800,00

Tender

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review, Polokwane Observer

25/06/2020

12 730,01

Single Sourced

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review, Polokwane Observer

05/07/2020

12 730,01

Single Sourced

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review, Polokwane Observer

12/07/2020

12 730,01

Single Sourced

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review, Polokwane Observer

19/07/2020

12 730,01

Single Sourced

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review,

26/07/2020

8 740,00

Single Sourced

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Capricorn Voice, Polokwane Review, Polokwane Observer

22/11/2020

12 730,01

Single Sourced

Northern Media Group

Expression of Interest Polokwane Observer

15/11/2020

4 600,00

Single Sourced

Novus Group

Media Monitoring

12/05/2020

10 407,50

Treasury database

Novus Group

Media Monitoring

12/06/2020

10 407,50

Treasury database

Novus Group

Media Monitoring

10/07/2020

10 407,50

Treasury database

Novus Group

Media Monitoring

2020/12/08

10 407,50

Treasury database

Novus Group

Online and Social Media Monitoring

14/09/2020

10 407,50

Treasury database

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

29/02/2020

1 362,80

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

31/01/2020

9 980,19

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

01/07/2021

14 643,86

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

01/4/2021

12 636,40

Tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring

04/5/2021

2 007,46

Tender

Professional Evaluation and Research

Media Monitoring

30/10/2020

26 277,50

Tender

Professional Evaluation and Research

Media Monitoring

30/11/2020

26 277,50

Tender

Professional Evaluation and Research

Media Monitoring

11/12/2020

26 277,50

Tender

Professional Evaluation and Research

Media Monitoring

31/01/2021

26 277,50

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Gauteng News Papers :

27/07/2020

159 925,97

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Fees and Disbursement

15/09/2020

722 512,80

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Compilation of Jerusalem Video

2020/10/11

19 550,00

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

HCM Induction video

13/01/2021

108 100,00

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Media Buying

2021/01/24

283 327,49

Tender

Roadshow Marketing

Marketing

2021/01/13

108 100,00

Tender

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

17 077,50

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

165 600,00

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

85 905,00

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

238 308,75

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

409 239,00

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

94 702,50

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

131 962,50

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

265 011,70

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

98 583,75

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

105 647,63

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

160 683,75

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

240 016,50

Sole supplier

SABC

NLC Live Reads : Open Call Applications

30/04/2020

183 971,25

Sole supplier

SABC

Media Buying SA FM

26/02/2021

292 853,25

sole supplier

SABC

Media Buying SA FM

5/3/2021

164 606,40

sole supplier

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Brand Positioning Regulatory Compliance

22/07/2020

160 310,00

Tender

   

Total cost

24 536 205.63

 

2020

1(a)

1(b)

1( c ) Invoice date

1 (d)

2 (a),(b),(c),(d)

Service Provider

Invoice description

Invoice date

Value (Rands)

SCM Process

ABN Publishing

Advertising in Forbes Magazine

2019/11/30

253 000,00

single sourcing

Aganang Community Radio Station

Outside Live Broadcast

2019/07/10

35 000,00

single source

Alfred Nzo Community Radio

Media Buying - Outside Broadcast

2019/01/01

30 000,00

single sourcing

Anzomode

Media Buying North West

2019/05/09

297 275,00

tender

Anzomode

Live Feeds

2019/09/11

68 597,59

tender

Anzomode

Videography & Photography

2019/09/10

252 999,98

tender

Anzomode

NLC Scam alert(Print Media)

2019/11/04

569 387,25

tender

Anzomode

Videography and photography

2019/12/05

252 999,98

tender

Anzomode

Beneficiary Video and Content development

2019/12/09

711 816,08

tender

Anzomode

Video/photography for 16Days Activism

2019/12/13

211 600,00

tender

Anzomode

Video/Photography for Sandton Great Fund

2020/03/24

79 948,00

tender

Back to Basics Media

Design, Layout and Placement of advertorial/ write up Back to basics Magazine

2022/04/17

369 750,00

single source

Back to Basics Media

NLC Brand Positioning Q3 media campaign

2019/11/18

600 000,00

single sourcing

Back to Basics Media

NLC Brand Positioning Q3 media campaign

2019/12/10

250 000,00

single sourcing

Back to Basics Media

NLC Brand Positioning Q3 media campaign

2020/01/10

150 000,00

single sourcing

Back to Basics Media

advertorial

2020/03/20

95 000,00

single sourcing

Be Sure Events Solutions

Print, Supply and delivery of NLC Table cloth

2019/12/02

34 500,00

tender

Be Sure Events Solutions

Brand positioning-Billboard Media Campaign

2019/12/04

1 188 698,16

tender

Be Sure Events Solutions

Closing Call for Applications

2019/12/04

2 158 615,81

tender

Black Moon Advertising

Design & printing of Pro Active Brochure

2019/11/11

13 644,64

single sourcing

Bojanala FM

Live Outside Broadcast

2019/07/17

25 000,00

single source

Cheniwell IMC

Full page Advert in various Newspaper

2019/06/24

173 693,45

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

MEDIA Buying for Call for Applications on Radio and Print Media – Western Cape Province

2019/04/29

330 649,88

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

30 Live Reads

2019/08/11

642 606,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Letter Reds & Branded Doek

2019/08/02

46 988,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

NLC Branded Doek

2019/10/03

44 410,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Community Radio - Scam Alerts Live reads

2019/10/17

400 991,85

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Logo Design

2019/09/13

19 350,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Closing of Applications

2019/11/28

1 515 490,19

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Design & printing of brochures & Flyers

2019/11/17

314 550,00

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Billboards campaign

2020/03/20

1 809 786,20

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Media Buying – Eastern Cape Province E

2020/03/19

446 532,35

Tender

Cheniwell IMC

Media Buying-KwaZulu Natal

2020/03/19

270 598,20

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Provincial Offices branding

2019/05/16

278 745,30

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Office Branding Provincial Office 2019

2019/07/18

20 250,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Office Branding Provincial Office 2019

2019/07/25

176 343,44

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Office Branding Provincial Offices 2019

2019/08/29

188 478,84

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Social media brand awareness campaign

2019/11/13

21 525,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Provincial Offices branding

2019/12/02

94 239,42

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Media Buying-MP

2020/03/12

439 999,19

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

OHS induction video for Human Capital

2020/03/12

193 800,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

NLC Promotional Items

2020/03/19

174 132,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Graphic design work

2019/07/25

27 628,38

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Graphic design work

2019/05/16

4 550,00

Tender

Chilo Group(PTY)Ltd

Media Buying - Mpumalanga Community Media

2019/06/01

331 192,09

tender

Christopher Africa

Artificial Intelligence for social media

2019/12/23

46 000,00

Single sourcing

Entice Communications & Media

Media Campaign Print and Broadcast. Soweto 2 Day

2019/08/30

40 000,00

Single sourcing

Espial Infinity Trading Enterprise

Schweizer Renake Training

2019/10/19

65 000,00

Treasury database

Esvinin Media Solutions

Media Campaign, 4 Pages Advertisement

2019/08/28

68 400,00

Treasury database

Fundudzi Media

Print Media campaign 20 Years

2019/10/21

1 200 000,00

Single sourcing

Fundudzi Media

To communicate the closing of Application

2019/11/18

46 561,20

single sourcing

Fundudzi Media

Print Media Campaign-NLC 20 years

2020/01/27

1 200 000,00

single sourcing

Fundudzi Media

media buying

2020/03/02

69 248,40

single sourcing

Gaming Regulators Africa Forum

NLC Brand positioning opportunity

2019/08/13

150 000,00

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/06/25

504,39

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/06/25

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/08/27

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/06/25

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/06/25

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/06/25

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/10/11

504,4

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/10/11

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2019/05/20

1 008,80

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2020/02/14

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2020/02/14

504,4

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2020/02/07

252,2

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Tender Bid notice

2020/01/31

252

sole supplier

Government Printing Works

Advert for Bid NLC 2015-12(Panel of Cons

2020/01/31

252,2

sole provider

Independent Newspaper

Media Buying

2019/05/04

19 102,65

single sourcing

Independent Newspaper

Media Buying

2019/05/05

21 419,33

single sourcing

Independent Newspaper

Media Buying

2019/05/29

89 125,00

single sourcing

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Publication Cape Times & Argus

2019/11/16

23 183,14

single source

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

2019/05/29

89 125,00

single sourcing

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Media Buying

2019/05/29

89 125,00

single sourcing

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

20 Years Commemoration

2019/05/19

87 990,52

single sourcing

Inkonjane FM

Outside Broadcast

2019/04/29

13 500,00

single source

Khanya PR & Media Services

Staff Gifts

2022/05/03

390 039,75

tender

Khanya PR and Media

Khanya PR- Provincial Corporate Gifts : O

2019/11/18

33 438,55

tender

Khanya PR and Media

Male branded Ties - Marketing & Communication

2019/11/29

43 909,30

tender

Khanya PR and Media

USBs for Legal Division

2020/01/21

21 129,53

tender

Khanya PR and Media

Notice of Office Relocation – Northern Cape & Eastern Cape

2020/01/30

460 920,00

tender

Khanya PR and Media

Car stickers

2020/03/20

4 600,00

tender

Khanya PR and Media

Media Buying-NC

2020/03/20

227 556,25

tender

Khanya PR and Media

Media Buying-WC

2020/03/20

364 987,00

tender

Khanyisa Newspaper

Advert

2019/08/30

40 000,00

single source

Mahikeng FM Community Radio

Outside Live Broadcast North west office Launch

2019/07/10

40 000,00

single sourcing

Media24

To communicate the closure of Application

2019/11/18

300 274,20

single sourcing

Media24

Scam Alert Publication

2019/10/31

271 975,00

single sourcing

Media24

Open Call for Applications

2020/03/03

221 917,80

single sourcing

Molo Consulting

Design & deliver skills programme for be

2020/03/02

65 000,00

tender

MP's Finest Media

Videography for Handing Over Project

2020/03/13

34 200,00

treasury

MTech Communications

NMD Designer Short Sleeve T shirt

2019/07/22

115 345,74

Treasury database

Naka Media

Advert

2019/09/09

51 000,00

Treasury database

Ndabana Media Production

Advertorial

2019/03/01

430 000,00

single source

Nolorile Trading & Consulting

Digital Secretariat Services 2020

2020/02/28

69 250,00

Treasury database

Nolorile Trading & Consulting

Digital Secretariat Services 2020

2020/03/12

69 310,00

Treasury database

Nolorile Trading & Consulting

Digital Secretariat Services 2020

2020/03/25

352 840,00

tender

Nongoma FM

Outside Broadcast KwaZulu Natal School launch

2019/09/23

40 000,00

single sourcing

North West Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Tender Bid notice

2019/10/11

26 046,72

single source

North West Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

Tender Bid notice

2019/10/11

504,4

single source

Novus Group

media monitoring

2020/08/13

10 407,50

tender

Ornico Group Pty Ltd

NLC Media Monitoring

2022/04/16

175 341,35

single source

Phaswana Production

NLC Brand Champion Programme

2019/04/12

385 000,00

Single Source

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring Services

2019/12/31

9 880,19

tender

Ponelelo Media Monitoring

Media Monitoring Services

2019/12/01

8 562,84

tender

Reached Media

NLC Videography

2019/08/22

137 977,00

Treasury database

Roadshow Marketing

Media Buying Northern Cape

2019/05/14

289 557,35

tender

Roadshow Marketing

Marketing Collaterals – Presidential INA

2019/05/28

989 460,00

tender

Roadshow Marketing

702 Walk the Talk

2019/07/29

164 244,31

tender

Roadshow Marketing

Branded Unilsex Rubber Bracelet

2019/07/16

84 599,75

tender

Roadshow Marketing

Preparation for 2020/2021 Focus areas: Broadcast Media

2019/10/30

655 172,39

tender

Roadshow Marketing

Dairies for 2020/21 financial year

2019/10/16

204 096,94

tender

Rosette Trading Enterprise

Design & deliver skills programme in KwaZulu Natal

2019/09/25

300 000,00

tender

SABC

Outside Broadcast

2019/04/30

264 500,00

single source

Sapphire Media 360

Media Buying

2019/08/30

1 388 625,00

single sourcing

Sedibu General Trading and Projects

Advert

2019/09/03

56 000,00

Treasury database

SABC

SA FM

2019/08/31

183 712,50

single sourcing

SABC

Local Programme

2019/08/31

386 684,95

single sourcing

SABC

SABC 2 Local Programme

2019/09/30

386 684,95

single sourcing

SABC

SABC 2 Local Programme

2019/10/04

386 684,95

single sourcing

SABC

SABC 2 Local Programme

2019/11/30

386 660,65

tender

SABC

Media Campaign to Communicate the Closing

2019/11/30

732 780,00

single sourcing

SABC

Placement of NLC Videos

2019-11-31

1 587 000,00

single sourcing

SABC

media buying

2020/04/06

8 625,00

single sourcing

Sowetan

Open call for Application

2020/03/03

95 440,80

single sourcing

Stokvel Media

Advert

2019/08/19

56 000,00

Treasury database

Tau Ya Phoka

NLC Photo and Video Archives Northern Cape

2019/06/13

141 833,34

tender

Tau Ya phoka

Brochures Including Cover- Getting to know NLC

2019/07/02

153 000,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

NLC Photo and Video Archives Gauteng and Limpopo

2019/08/04

17 468,50

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

NLC Photo and Video Archives Mpumalanga Province

2019/04/24

27 150,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

NLC Photo and Video Archives Mpumalanga Province

2019/04/24

141 833,34

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

NLC Photo and Video Archives Free State Province

2019/06/05

141 833,34

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

NLC Photo and Video Archives Western Cape

2010/06/04

310 000,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

NLC Photo and Video Archives KZN & North West

2019/07/22

230 183,30

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Brochures

2019/07/15

100 000,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Promotional materials(Banners)

2019/10/04

470 925,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Promotional materials(Banners)

2020/01/21

235 462,50

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Media Buying-Limpopo

2020/03/18

222 500,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Media Buying for Call for Applications

2020/03/18

197 225,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Media Buying-Limpopo

2020/03/18

222 500,00

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Media Buying – Free State Provinces

2020/03/18

235 462,50

tender

Tau ya Phoka (Pty Ltd)

Media Buying – Free State Provinces

2020/03/18

197 225,00

tender

The Media List

Annual Subscription to Media List

2019/03/19

9 450,00

single sourcing

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

314 799,85

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

314 799,85

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

13 130,70

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

13 130,70

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/02

13 130,70

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/02

13 130,70

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

44 460,33

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

44 460,33

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

44 460,33

single source

Tiso BlackStar

NLC 20 years commemoration

2019/06/03

44 460,33

single source

Tiso BlackStar

Scam Alert Publication

2019/10/13

840 213,00

single sourcing

Tiso BlackStar Group

National Lotteries publication of EC O

2019/07/04

6 272,10

single source

Tiso BlackStar Group

National Lotteries publication of EC O

2019/07/04

7 203,60

single source

Tiso BlackStar Group

To communicate the closing of Application

2019/11/18

78 568,00

single sourcing

Travel With Flair

Collateral & 3rd Party payment for Walk

2019/05/24

614,52

tender

WritersBloc

Provide media Event Support

2019/04/19

410 000,00

sole supplier

Zululand FM 97.0

Outside Broadcast

2019/09/20

50 000,00

single sourcing

   

Closing Balance

37 252 015,82

 

-END-

21 November 2022 - NW3950

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Whether, with reference to the comment made by Mr Paul Mashatile in The Sunday Times on 9 October 2022, that to date eight of the masterplans have been approved by social partners and are in the stage of implementation, already delivering impressive results through sectoral growth, employment creation and expanding economic opportunity for previously excluded designated groups, his department, which is responsible for co-ordinating industry master plans, supplied Mr Paul Mashatile with the necessary empirical evidence to support the claim that the specified master plans are delivering impressive results; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, will he furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with the evidence?

Reply:

Details of performance of sectors in the economy are publicly available, as are the submissions made by the Department.

The President has provided information in State of the Nation Addresses, including on progress with specific Master Plans.

Details of relevant Master Plans have also been made available by the dtic to the Portfolio Committee, most recently on 1 November 2022 as part of the Department’s six-monthly report of performance against its Annual Performance Plan.

The report sets out to showcase the economic impact the Department has made in the implementation of the various Master Plans in the first 6 months of 2022/23 financial year, amongst other programmes. Furthermore, the presentation reported on the impact and outcomes of the department on a number of metrics, including jobs, manufacturing, local content, investments and industrial funding. A number of case studies were also provided across the various Master Plans to illustrate the impact of work done by the dtic.

In addition, other government departments responsible for specific master plans also make information available.

A number of businesses and sector leaders also provide information on the performance of Master Plans.

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21 November 2022 - NW4097

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Madokwe, Ms P to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

With reference to the many corruption cases which have been closed for various reasons including the inability to locate key witnesses, what key strategies has his department put in place to have perpetrators brought to book in order to discourage continued widespread corruption in his department?

Reply:

1. the dtic does not have any reported corruption cases that have been closed due to the inability to locate key witnesses.

2. the dtic recognises fraud prevention as an integral part of strategic management. the dtic is committed to the elimination of fraud and strives towards maintaining and implementing the highest standard of prevention and detection. the dtic prevents fraud through implementing the following strategies:

a) Prevention Strategy –

  1. the dtic has implemented a fraud and corruption email hotline address fraudandcorruption@thedtic.gov.za which is on the dtic’s website.
  2. Fraud Awareness Training: Employees in the department and provided with Fraud prevention training.
  3. Assessment of Fraud Risks: The Office of the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO) within the dtic, conducts annual risk assessments to identify potential fraud risks based on the risk profile of the Department.
  4. Internal Control: Internal controls are the first line of defence against fraud and are essential elements in the overall anti-fraud prevention strategy. the dtic promotes an internal control culture through the mapping of business processes to ensure that controls are built in, regular communication on ethics and ethical behaviour in the performance of daily activities, implementation of additional controls to prevent any fraud risks, and forensic investigations where required.
  5. Pre-Employment Screening: Screening is an effective means of preventing fraud such as falsifying qualifications or employment history, as well as previous criminal convictions for offences.
  6. Disclosure of interests: All staff members are required to disclose their financial interests on an annual basis. Failure to disclose fully incurs disciplinary action.
  7. Approval of Other Remunerative Work Outside Public Service: All staff are reminded, via regular communications and newsflashes, to obtain prior written approval of other remunerative work outside the Public Service in terms of Section 30(1) of the Public Service Act. Failure to obtain such approval incurs disciplinary action.
  8. Reviewing systems and procedures: When fraud is detected it is referred to the dtic’s Internal Audit unit for an investigation and recommendation of action. the dtic re-assesses the adequacy of the internal control environment and actively plans and implements improvements where required. The instances of fraud are received either through the whistle blowers hotline, National Anti-Corruption hotline or by management.
  9. Whistle Blowers protection: Individuals are encouraged to come forward with any information without fear of victimisation as the dtic has institutionalised the protection afforded to whistle blowers by the Protected Disclosures Act by approving its own Whistle Blowing Policy.

(b) Detection Strategy: Despite the existence of fraud prevention programmes, fraud may still occur. An anti-fraud reporting facility via the Presidential hotline and Whistle Blower’s line complements and underpins the commitment of the dtic to fighting fraud.

(c) Response Strategy -

    1. Disciplinary Action: Subsequent to a full investigation, the dtic takes disciplinary action in all cases where warranted. Any member of staff found guilty of dishonesty or fraud will be considered to have committed a serious disciplinary offence and will be dismissed.
    2. Recovery of money or property lost through fraud: the dtic will actively pursue the recovery of money or property lost through fraud and will refer the matter for criminal prosecution.

(d) Forensic Investigation -

  1. In the event that fraud is detected or suspected, the matter is fully investigated by Internal Audit Forensic Investigators.
  2. All fraud cases are tabled, discussed and monitored at the Pre-Risk Committee.
  3. All fraud cases are referred to SAPS for further prosecution.
  4. The findings of the SIU investigation of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC), have been prioritised and is being addressed as recommended in the SIU report. In addition, a fraud and corruption hotline has been created and placed on the NLC website to enable anonymous reporting by the public, of fraud and corruption at the NLC. This hotline is managed by the dtic, independently from the NLC.

(e) Anti-Corruption Unit and measures in progress: An Anti-Corruption unit within the dtic is in the process of being capacitated with the objective of intense focus on anti-fraud and corruption initiatives and measures across the dtic group, inclusive of all public entities reporting into the dtic.

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Mr Ebrahim Patel

Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Date: ….../….../ 2022

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21 November 2022 - NW3890

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Cebekhulu, Inkosi RN to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

With regard to his department’s mandate to promote a dynamic industrial and globally competitive economy, what proactive action has his department taken to ensure that the Republic continues to positively participate in the global economy amidst looming grey list status and the high inflation rates which have had a negative impact on consumers?

Reply:

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) is focused on supporting domestic businesses and foreign and domestic investors.

This support includes the conceptualisation and implementation of sectoral Masterplans by Government, Business and organised Labour. the dtic’s interventions include the provision of globally competitive financial and non-financial incentives; support for localisation through targeted private and public procurement interventions; careful use of trade policy measures to support investment in the industrial sector; measures in the competition policy space which encourage investment and localisation; and unblocking activities to assist investors to navigate South Africa’s regulatory environment as efficiently as possible. These efforts bear fruit with new investments publicly launched in the first six months of this financial year valued at R26, 9 billion and R329 billion worth of manufactured goods were exported in the same period

In common with its key trading partners, South Africa is experiencing a rise in inflation. Supply-chain disruptions experienced during the COVID-19 outbreak, the impact of generous fiscal packages in large economies, and the effect that the war in the Ukraine has had on both the energy and food value-chains, all contribute to inflationary pressures. Rising inflation affects the poor in South Africa disproportionately since food purchases account for a relatively large proportion of these consumers’ monthly expenditure. Consequently, the dtic seeks to strike a careful balance when taking policy or programme decisions which support industrialisation and which may have an impact on poor consumers. In some cases, a trade-off is required and the Department considers all relevant factors in taking such decisions.

Industrialisation increases South Africa’s ability to manufacture a range of products and this ability often mitigates or reduces inflation, especially when global prices for a particular product are rising or when international value-chains are disrupted. The dtic responds to this need and the value of approvals in more than 300 projects approved by the dtic, IDC and NEF amounted to R12,6 billion in incentives disbursed in the first six months of the financial year. Projects are located in 23 of the 52 municipalities. 11 of these are from largely rural districts. Localisation is driven by the steel industry with contribution from motor vehicle parts, renewable energy components and poultry.

I draw the Honourable Member’s attention to the efforts by both the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Finance, dealing with greylisting.

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09 November 2022 - NW3589

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Luthuli, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

How does his department intend to ensure that the R300 million debt fund, known as the SMME Crisis Partnership Fund, launched by the Gauteng provincial government, the Industrial Development Corporation and the SA SME Fund is protected against (a) corruption and (b) wasteful expenditure?

Reply:

I have been furnished with the information that follows, by the management of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC):

The SMME Crisis Partnership Fund is managed by an independent Fund Manager, that being the SASME Fund.

As an investor in the fund, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) participates in a governance framework that has been put in place to protect the fund against corruption and wasteful expenditure. This consists of:

• Advisory Board

• Investment Committee

• IDC Oversight

• Reporting and Audit

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of members appointed by the Investors. These members are independent in that they are not employees of the Fund Manager. The Advisory Board ensures that the Fund’s Guidelines, Policies and Procedures are adhered to. The Fund Manager may raise reasonable objections to the appointment of a prospective candidate e.g., reputational, or legal (criminal/fraud). The rights and responsibilities of the Advisory Board are to:

  1. approve any variations or waivers to the Fund Guidelines.
  2. approve increases to prudential limits on investments where specifically allowed in the Fund’s guidelines.
  3. advise on any governance issues that may arise in the Fund.
  4. review all expenses of the Fund.
  5. approve the appointment/replacement of the Fund’s Auditor.
  6. review bank statements of the Fund.
  7. review the annual valuations of investments, and to the extent that there is any dispute in respect of a valuation refer the issue to a recognised expert for final determination.
  8. to resolve any material conflict of interest between the Fund Manager and the Investors or the investors themselves arising from a Fund transaction.

Investment Committee

The Investment Committees key role is to:

  1. Approve or decline investments or exits from investments.
  2. Monitor and report to Investors the performance of the investments.
  3. Approve third party expenses to be borne by the Investors in respect of investments or exits.
  4. Ensure that the Fund manager implements the Investment Policy of the Fund as negotiated with Investors.

The committee is established and hosted by the Fund Manager. The Investment Committee members are individuals independent from the Fund Manager who possess the requisite industry, technical and financial skills to make investment decisions in accordance with the investment mandate and terms of the Fund.

IDC Oversight

IDC ensure appropriate oversight of the fund through representation on the Advisory Board and the Investment Committee. IDC has appointed senior staff who possess the requisite experience in respect of deal assessment, development finance and township sector knowledge to sit on these committees.

In addition, the IDC has a senior person responsible for constant oversight of the Fund and the Fund Manager.

Payments to the fund by the IDC are made as the fund invests in the SMMEs and not in a single lump sum. To effect disbursement of monies to the Fund, the Fund Manager must provide to the IDC the minutes of the Fund’s IC meetings showing which applicants have been approved for investment and the value of the investment.

Reporting and Audit

The fund manager is required to:

  1. Provide monthly reports to IDC on the performance of the Fund within 7 days after each month-end. The report will cover but not be limited to relevant fund performance indicators including approvals, cancellations disbursements, impairments, distressed investees, realised and projected financial returns and latest valuation of the Fund (and each of its underlying investments); number of jobs created/ saved, the number and value of investments to black owned investees.
  2. provide management accounts of the Fund and the Fund Manager to IDC on a quarterly basis within 30 days after each quarter-end.
  3. provide the IDC with audited annual financial statements of the Fund and Fund Manager within 6 months after its year-end.

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09 November 2022 - NW3586

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Luthuli, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1) What are the relevant details of the update on (a) gains and (b) challenges experienced by the One Stop Shop by InvestSA. (2) Whether any successful businesses have come out of the programme and successfully employed more South Africans: if not, why not, if so what are the relevant details? W4393E

Reply:

The One-Stop Shop is part of Government’s services to improve the investment climate and make it easier to operate a business in South Africa.

To this end the One-Stop Shop provides an investment facilitation service, at the National One-Stop and the three (3) Provincial in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape.

This consists of support with respect to:

  • pre investment (information and advisory) services to investors
  • set up (roll out and implementation) and
  • post investment services.

The role of the One-Stop Shop is to support new investments, expansions and retention of investment through assisting investors. Examples of the type of support rendered to foreign investors include support with:

  • addressing challenges at local government level
  • environment impact licenses
  • water usage licenses
  • construction permits
  • electricity connections
  • information to facilitate compliance with standards
  • port clearances and
  • work visas for managers and investors

Investment cuts across the three (3) sphere of Government (National, Provincial and Local) and Government agencies and InvestSa thus work with these various entities.

The One-Stop Shop provides an investment facilitation service throughout the investment life cycle journey in South Africa. The One-Stop Shop facilitates investment projects to be implemented and operationalised so that production plants and services can start, thereby creating new jobs and retaining jobs.

Recent examples include facilitating visas and electricity connections for Ford’s $1 billion new production line at the Tshwane Special Economic Zone (SEZ); as well visas for P&G and technical engagements with the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) for industrial products.

The quarterly reports of the Department submitted to Parliament, provides additional information on the successes of InvestSA.

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09 November 2022 - NW3330

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De Villiers, Mr JN to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Given that the contribution of the small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) sector to the national gross domestic product is 34%, what is the share contributed by each industry to the total value added by the SMME sector?

Reply:

South Africa’s official statistical agency is Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) and it is responsible for calculating South Africa’s national gross domestic product (GDP). I am advised that StatsSA does not publish data in the form requested by the Honourable Member.

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09 November 2022 - NW3196

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Khumalo, Dr NV to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1)      On what date did he attend the last meeting of any structure outside the Government in order to receive recommendations on the deployment of personnel in his department and/or entities reporting to him; (2) whether any appointments to his department and/or entities reporting to him were discussed during his attendance at any private forum and/or external structures to the Government; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (a) are the details of appointments that were discussed and recommendations received and (b) other Government matters were discussed during the last meeting of any such forum? NW3917E

Reply:

All the appointments of personnel in public sector positions are made in accordance with relevant legislation. No structure outside of those prescribed in legislation can determine the deployment of personnel in public sector positions. Where the legislation requires me to make an appointment, I apply myself to the requirements of the entity concerned, the legislative prescripts and the merits of candidates for the positions.

As part of building a capable state, I make all reasonable efforts to strengthen the skills mix in those public sector appointments within my remit. I therefore consider carefully the suitability of candidates on the information available to me and the need to have a diverse set of skills and experiences on an entity’s board.

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09 November 2022 - NW3587

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Luthuli, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Whether any trade agreements were signed and/or agreed to at the 9th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

No trade agreements were signed at the recent South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC) meeting held in Pretoria on 3-4 October 2022.

The JEC was convened inter alia in order to prepare the work for the planned State Visit to Saudi Arabia subsequently undertaken by President Ramaphosa on 15-16 October 2022, at which several economic cooperation agreements were signed. The JEC was therefore a useful clearing-house and opportunity to identify the status of negotiations on such proposed agreements.

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28 October 2022 - NW3331

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De Villiers, Mr JN to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Given that he has been in office for more than a year, what number of formal businesses and start-up companies, whose primary business operandi involve technologies related to mobile connectivity, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, machine-to-machine communication and the internet of things which make use of machines to optimise efficient manufacturing and the production of goods in the small, medium and micro enterprises sector have been registered in the past two financial years?

Reply:

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) informs me that it uses standard industrial classification codes (SIC) that does not include the level of detail set out in the question. For example, if a company’s business is in the computer industry, it will be classified as Information and Communication Technology and will not be specific as to whether that entails Artificial Intelligence or Robotics etc. The Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008), did away with the concept of primary business being contained in a Companies Memorandum of Incorporation and made same general.

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28 October 2022 - NW3255

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Tshwaku, Mr M to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

With reference to the programme that supports the InvestSA unit, which has been allocated a budget and has set targets for each year, (a) what are the reasons that reports are based on key performance targets instead of tangible service delivery targets such as job creation, (b)(i) who generates the reports and (ii) at what cost for each report and (c) what total number of compiled reports have actually translated into (i) a tangible service delivered and (ii) real projects that created jobs of the investment pledged? [

Reply:

InvestSA reports on metrics outlined in the dtic’s Annual Performance Plan, which sets out the key actions to be undertaken. By acting as a facilitator in the business eco-system, Invest SA plays a role in companies investing and expanding. The outcomes are in turn reported on as set out below.

The following six examples as outlined in the dtic Annual Report presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Trade, Industry and Competition, provides tangible evidence of targets being attained:

  • R176 billion-investment pipeline.
  • 642 investor consultations for rapid implementation
  • Assisted with the evaluation of 305 visa recommendations for technical experts of various companies
  • 54 ease of doing business engagements i.e., Technical Working Groups, Business meetings , Stakeholder engagements
  • 179 intra-company transfers, critical skills and permanent residency visas facilitated.

There are several more examples of outcomes achieved by Invest South Africa and I will report on some of these to the Portfolio Committee when reporting on the department’s quarter 1 and quarter 2 performance for this financial year.

Reports are generated internally through the branch in cooperation with other branches such as the Economic Research and Policy Branch in the Department.

Reports are generated internally and there are no costs involved.

Quarterly reports are compiled by Invest SA based on reports submitted by companies.

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28 October 2022 - NW3114

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1) what are the relevant details of the (a)(i) types and (ii) total tonnage of fertilisers being produced at the Foskor mine in the past 10 years and (b) full capacity of the production of each of the fertilisers; (2) whether the specified mine is producing at its full capacity; if not, (a) why not and (b) how are the challenges being addressed; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) (a) how does his department intend to ensure that Foskor is able to produce to its full capacity and (b) by what date will the specified company be able to produce to its fullest capacity; (4) whether the Government has a stake within Foskor; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (5) whether the specified company is for sale; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the reasons for selling the company?

Reply:

The CEO of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has advised me that the following total production volumes were achieved for the 10 year period from 2013-2022:

  • Phosphate rock: 18 860 000 tons (on average 73% of capacity)
  • Mono-ammonium phosphate 2 678 000 tons (on average 59% of capacity).

The Mine and acid plant had not been operating at full capacity for a number of years. Improvements to the infrastructure, power supply and additional technical capacity is required to improve production and capacity utilisation. The IDC has regularly engaged the Foskor leadership to improve operational performance and works with Transnet on logistics and Eskom on the energy related issues.

Following operational improvements made and favourable market conditions, a projected improvement in output for the current financial year is expected to increase capacity utilisation at the mine to 95% and a substantial improvement at the plant.

The IDC is the majority shareholder in Foskor, holding 59% of the Foskor shares. The IDC does consider potential Strategic Equity Partners for businesses that it is involved in.

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28 October 2022 - NW3013

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Khumalo, Dr NV to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

Whether he and/or his department submitted a policy review document and/or any other government policy document to structures outside of the Government, either to private and/or external structures or structures of any political affiliation during the past five years; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) will he furnish Dr N V Khumalo with copies of all such documents and (b) what are the reasons that the Government documents were provided to each structure?

Reply:

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) regularly provides documents for public and stakeholder comment as feedback can assist to strengthen policy documents.

Section 195(1)(e) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996), prescribes that Public administration must be governed by the democratic values and principles enshrined in the Constitution, including the principle that the people’s needs must be responded to, and the public must be encouraged to participate in policy-making.

Copies of the dtic Policy documents are available on the Department website: www.thedtic.gov.za.

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28 October 2022 - NW3093

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1)       Whether he will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with copies of all of the public submissions received by his department through the public participation process for the Draft Policy Proposals On Measures to Restrict and Regulate Trade in Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Waste, Scrap and Semi-Finished Products to Limit Damage to Infrastructure and the Economy; if not, why not; if so, on what date; (2) Whether all the requested documents were submitted by 26 August 2022; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW3604E

Reply:

A large number of public comments were received by the due date and a few stakeholders requested additional time and were granted a short extension. Comments ranged from pro-forma views in favour or against the proposals; to substantive submissions that engaged specifically with the policy, legal or economic aspects of the proposals. These comments are currently being evaluated and considered by the Ministry.

Copies of submissions are not normally made available to the public or to Members of Parliament, as respondents to a request for comment did not make representations in anticipation that their comments would be made available to the public.

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14 October 2022 - NW2888

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1)What total amount has been invested in the foundry and/or mini-mill industry by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) since 2010, (2) will he furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with an itemised list for each (a) year and (b) individual investment; (3) what is the debt to equity proportions for each investment; (2) what amount has been written off in the same period (a) for each investment and (b) in total?

Reply:

The IDC has approved R14,4 billion of funding in the Foundry and/or mini mill industry since FY 2010, in the following forms: industrial loans of R5,99 billion, equity of R8,44 billion and grants of R4m.

In addition, the IDC provided guarantees of R5,5 billion to companies in the sector.

A supplementary reply will be submitted shortly, with additional information.

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14 October 2022 - NW3388

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Tshwaku, Mr M to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(a) What are the reasons that the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) took so long to process the funding application of the Appetite Land and Agri company, as the offer to purchase has now expired and there seems to be reluctance by the seller to renew it, (b) how will his department intervene in this regard, (c) what measures will his department put in place to compensate the specified company when the seller refuses completely due to the delay, as it can be viewed as a lost opportunity by the company due to NEF incompetence and (d) who is the NEF fund manager responsible for the account?

Reply:

The CEO of the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) has furnished me with a detailed reply, which disputes the version apparently put to the Honourable Member.

In the reply, the CEO advises that the NEF “discussed the investment opportunity with the client to prepare the investment report and potential investment terms. Some key challenges arose during the due diligence stage of the application. Consequentially, in terms of due process, the application did not proceed to the Investment Committee of the NEF for final approval. A solution is being explored with the seller to address the outstanding information required to finalise the due diligence process and to ensure that the rights of all parties are protected. The opportunity is still available, and the seller is willing to work with the NEF to find a solution to the impasse emanating from his past reluctance to share the required information.”

I will be happy to arrange a discussion between the Honourable member and the NEF to provide more details.

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14 October 2022 - NW3179

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Steenhuisen, Mr JH to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1)What specific socio-economic metrics does the Government use to assess whether the policy of broad-based black economic empowerment has been successful since it was introduced 19 years ago; (2) whether the specified metrics include changes in the (a) absolute number of black people living below the upper-bound poverty line, (b) proportion of the population of the Republic comprising black people living below the upper-bound poverty line, (c) absolute number of black people who are unemployed, including those who have given up looking for a job and (d) black unemployment rate, including those black people who have given up looking for a job; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. The South African Government is mandated to effect redress in the interests of equity, as embodied in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act no. 108 of 1996). The Constitution, 1996 laid the foundation for a coherent and an inclusive economy of all its citizens. Section 9 of the Bill of Rights, in the Constitution, promotes equality in all facets of life, inclusive of the economy. An inclusive economy will only be possible if the South African economy builds on the full potential of all persons and communities across the length and breadth of our Country.

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003), as amended, defines ‘broad-based black economic empowerment’ as: “the viable economic empowerment of all black people, in particular women, workers, youth, people with disabilities and people living in rural areas, through diverse but integrated socio-economic strategies that include, but are not limited to -

(a) increasing the number of black people that manage, own and control enterprises and productive assets;

(b) facilitating ownership and management of enterprises and productive assets by communities, workers, co-operatives and other collective enterprises;

(c) human resource and skills development;

(d) achieving equitable representation in all occupational categories and levels in the workforce;

(e) preferential procurement from enterprises that are owned or managed by black people; and

(f) investment in enterprises that are owned or managed by black people”.

(2) The introduction of ‘broad-based’ criteria is intended to ensure that the impact of policy is not confined to opportunities only for black entrepreneurs. The impact of policy on living standards (including persons living in poverty) and on employment (measured by the quality and quantity of jobs), are therefore also relevant.

A number of broad-based investment vehicles addresses socio-economic development matters such as

  • provision of bursaries to students, which assist with increasing employability of the individuals and helps to grow the pool of skills that can drive higher growth, and thus higher incomes and jobs numbers
  • rolling out of education support (eg teaching of numeracy at primary schools), laying the basis for better technical skills
  • health-care services (such as HIV-Aids education) to discourage risky behaviour and stigmatising HIV positive persons
  • rural development which assists with sustainable livelihoods
  • job creation schemes and
  • measures to improve living standards for members of communities.

The Department is currently undertaking research that can assist to quantify the impact of broad-based BEE policies on the above.

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14 October 2022 - NW3086

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition

(1)Whether, he will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with a list of legal service providers who have rendered legal services on a consultancy and/or other basis to the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) since the 2021-22 financial year; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether he will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with a list of lawyers and/or law firms that are part of the NLC’s selection panel of legal practitioners that are regularly used for legal matters involving the NLC; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The National Lotteries Commission has furnished me with a response to the question.

It provides a list of law firms. I have requested that additional details be provided in respect of the specific matters covered in each of the specific briefs given to each law firm. Attention is also drawn to the reply to Parliamentary Question 606.

The reply of the NLC is attached hereto. A supplementary reply will be tabled if warranted, once the further information I have requested has been received.