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Parliament Questions and Replies for 2016

Date Title
2016/11/29

Reasons for South Africa voting against the follow-up Human Rights Council resolution calling for the appointment of an independent expert to tackle violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

2016/11/24

South Africa to the United Nations vote in favour of the resolution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation on 12 October 2016

2016/11/18

Number of persons of the South African diplomatic corps found guilty of committing any form of crime and the number of the specified persons who were deployed to foreign missions after undergoing vetting

2016/11/18 Amount budgeted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation for the maintenance of foreign missions in the 2016-17 financial year
2016/11/18 Current proposals that the Republic of South Africa and the United Nations have tabled to resolve the Syrian war, which has seen the involvement and interests of major powers displacing Syrians, tearing at the fabric of the country and forcing thousands of Syrians to migrate
2016/11/18

Implications of the reapplication for readmission of membership to the African Union by Morocco, while it illegally occupies the Western Sahara

2016/11/14 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Replies to Questions in the National Council of Provinces, Cape Town, 09 November 2016
2016/11/08

Relationship between South Africa and the European Union (EU) affected by Britain’s exit from the EU

2016/11/07

Completion and conclusion of internal and/or external forensic reports pertaining to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and/or each entity reporting from 1 January 2009 up to the latest specified date for which information is available

2016/11/07

Amount spent on advertising on the Africa News Network 7 channel; SA Broadcasting Corporation television channels and radio stations; national commercial radio stations; and community television and radio stations by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and each entity reporting to it in the 2015-16 financial year and since 1 April 2016

2016/11/07

Signing of Performance Agreements, performance assessments, and performance bonuses of each Head of Department (HOD), since the appointment of Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

2016/11/07 Formal qualifications of the Chief Financial Officers and/or acting Chief Financial Officers and Directors-General and/or acting Directors-General within the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2016/11/07

Steps taken by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane against a certain person, who was stationed at the South African Embassy in the Republic of Burundi at the time, who produced alleged fraudulent travelling documents for a certain person in 2014

2016/10/26 President Jacob Zuma’s Oral Replies to Questions in the National Council of Provinces, 25 October 2016
2016/09/16

Development programmes for small businesses and co-operatives run by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and its entities reporting to it, the amount budgeted, and the amount of jobs to be created through these development programmes in the 2016-17 financial year

2016/09/15

Amount spent on advertising by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and each entity reporting to it, in the 2015-16 financial year and the amount budgeted for the 2016-17 financial year

2016/09/01

Amount of staff members employed at South Africa’s Embassy in the Kingdom of Norway, their designations, salary grades, and the names of the staff members

2016/09/01

Funding to political parties and advertising by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and each entity reporting to it, during the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 financial years, since 1 April 2016, and the budget for advertising in the 2016-17 financial year

2016/09/01

Waiving of diplomatic immunity, an investigation, and disciplinary proceedings for an alleged drunk driving incident by an employee of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in Oslo, the Kingdom of Norway during January 2016

2016/09/01

Diplomatic action taken by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation since Sudanese authorities have attempted to distance themselves from accusations of religious intolerance of two Sudanese Christian men by placing unsubstantiated espionage charges against them and failing to meet international fair trial standards

2016/09/01

Monthly operating costs for running the Department of International Relations and Cooperation from 1 November 2015 to 30 April 2016

2016/08/17

Steps taken, transfer or exchange agreement between the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and/or the South African Government with the government of the Federation of Malaysia to stop the execution of a South African citizen, who has been incarcerated for drug trafficking since October 2013

2016/07/01 Performance Agreement of Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with President Jacob Zuma with regard to the implementation of the Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) 2014-2019
2016/06/21 Restrictions placed on countries observers are sent to for election observer missions by the Department of International Relations, South African embassies, or high commissions
2016/06/21

Ignorance by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the project of the preservation of the manuscripts in Timbuktu, Mali, one of the key pillars of former President Thabo Mbeki’s African Renaissance agenda, and the apparent lack of commitment from the Government to preserve the specified ancient manuscripts and leading to them being endangered

2016/06/21

Current state of bilateral relations between South Africa and Rwanda after Rwanda sought and assassinated its opponents in South Africa and, proactive action by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation that Rwanda does not use South Africa as a killing ground of its opponents

2016/05/26

Recognition by the South African Government of the current government of the Republic of Burundi

2016/05/26

Outline of the fundamental aspects of the agreement that South Africa has entered into with Cuba with regard to the 20 years celebration of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between South Africa and Cuba

2016/05/26

Plans of the African Union, United Nations and Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Eastern Africa to support the coalition government with programmes to promote a post-conflict resolution in the South Sudan

2016/05/17

Amount charged by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation for the use of the protocol lounges and chauffeur services at each airport under the management of the Airports Company of SA by departments when the Ministers make use of thereof

2016/05/17

Additional income earned by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane from businesses, in particular businesses doing work for the Government, since the appointment as Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

2016/05/17 Involvement by the South African Government and other international partners to help end the siege of Gaza and push for a rapprochement between Gaza and Israel so that the conflict in the Middle East could find a resolution and come to an end in the region
2016/05/05

Alleged threat by the President of Burundi against the deployment of a SADC mission affects peace efforts in other conflict riddled countries in Africa in terms of SADC interventions

2016/05/05

Hosting of the Pan-African Parliament by South Africa and contribution towards placing Africa on a new development trajectory and future plans

2016/05/05

Withdrawal by the South African Government from the International Criminal Court

2016/04/29 Meeting between Minister of International Relation and Cooperation or her Deputy Ministers  with the Gupta family at the Gupta’s Saxonwold Estate in Johannesburg since she took office.
2016/04/29 The reimbursement of the amount of R46 million spent during the Lesotho mediation effort as promised during the SADC summit on the 15 September 2014.
2016/04/11

Meeting between the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and the Embassy of the United States (USA), or with the Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, regarding proof that the embassy is fomenting insurrection with a view to achieve a regime change in South Africa

2016/04/05

Steps taken by the South African Government to prevent the volatile situation in Burundi from escalating, the position on the decision by the Peace and Security Council of the African Union not to intervene in Burundi, and on the deployment of a peacekeeping force to Burundi

2016/04/05

Percentage of the total procurement of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and every entity reporting to it, to SMMEs and co-operatives from 1 April 2015 up to the latest specified date for which information is available

2016/04/05

Steps taken by the South African Government to secure the release of Mr Stephen McGowan, with reference to Question 2583 on 4 August 2015

2016/04/05

Advertising space bought in The New Age by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in the 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 financial years

2016/04/05

Contracts awarded by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation to companies indirectly or directly owned by certain persons in the 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 financial years

2016/04/05

Frozen vacant positions within the Department of International Relations and Cooperation

   
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