Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the filling of vacancies in the Commission on Gender Equality (CGE), dated 26 January 2012:
The Ad Hoc Committee on the filling of vacancies in the Commission on Gender Equality, having considered the resolution of the House to identify nine (9) suitable candidates for filling of vacancies in the Commission on Gender Equality, reports as follows:
The Ad Hoc Committee received 175 nominations. On 11 January 2012, 15 candidates were shortlisted to be interviewed; however one candidate withdrew leaving the Ad Hoc Committee to consider 14 nominations, namely:
Ms Thoko Mpumlwana, Ms Joan Lorraine Landrew, Mr Wallace Amos Mgoqi, Ms Nondumiso Maphazi Ranuga, Ms Sylvia Desiree Steven-Maziya, Ms Zandile Mxaku, Ms Janine Hicks, Ms Ndileka Eumera Portia Loyilane, Mr Mfanozelwe Shozi, Ms Nomvuyiso Stofile, Ms Lulama Nare, Dr Yvette Abrahams, Prof Amanda Gouws and Mr Mbuyiselo Albert Botha.
After having interviewed the above candidates in an open meeting at Parliament on 25 and 26 January 2012, the Ad Hoc Committee resolved that the House, in accordance with section 193 (5) of the Constitution, 1996, recommends that the following candidates be appointed:
1. Mr Mfanozelwe Shozi
2. Ms Lulama Nare
3. Ms Sylvia Desiree Stevens-Maziya
4. Ms Janine Hicks
5. Ms Ndileka Eumera Portia Loyilane
6. Mr Wallace Amos Mgoqi
7. Ms Nondumiso Maphazi Ranuga
8. Ms Thoko Mpumlwana
9. Prof Amanda Gouws
Report to be considered.