Blog Posts

Ms Thembisile Angel Khanyile

Jan. 21, 2020 (2 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I joined the DA in 2014 as an activist and later became a PR Councillor in Lekwa Local Municipality. I have also served as a Constituency Secretary and Opposition Whip at local ...

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Mr Werner Horn

Jan. 21, 2020 (2 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

"We may be a country faced with many problems, but we must remain hopeful and convinced that we can create a society in which all of us, if we work hard, can have a fair chance of succeeding and realise our dreams."

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Mr Ockert Stefanus Terblanche

Jan. 21, 2020 (2 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I moved down to Mossel Bay after I left the SA Police Service at the end of August 2010. I held the rank of Major General. During the Local Government Elections (2011 ...

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2020: Top 10 most anticipated dates in the Parliamentary Calendar (so far)

Jan. 21, 2020 (2 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

With just a decade left to achieve what we’ve set out for ourselves in the National Development Plan 2030, this year also happens to be the last year of the National Youth Plan 2020. With that in mind, there is no doubt that this year's State of the ...

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Mr Dennis Richard Ryder

Jan. 15, 2020 (2 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

"We have a fantastic country that is worth fighting for. I think people tend to despair with the decline that is happening in our country, but my message is to keep fighting. We can fix South Africa!"

What is your political background?

I was the Mini-Mayor of Bedfordview in 1983 ...

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NHI: Tracking the bill through Parliament

Jan. 15, 2020 (2 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

The NHI Bill was introduced to Parliament in August 2019 and is currently under consideration by the National Assembly’s Portfolio Committee on Health.

According to the government, the NHI aims to achieve the following principles:

-The right to access health care: The NHI would ensure access to health care ...

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Parliamentary Constituency Office Officially Opens Its Doors

Jan. 13, 2020 (2 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

The local parliamentary constituency office (PCO) was officially introduced in the southern suburbs at the end of last year. It was opened in the Pelican Park Parliamentary Village Hall in Buck Road by advocate Hishaam Mohamed, a member of parliament (MP) for Grassy Park and the southern suburbs.

Having grown ...

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Review of Parliament 2019

Dec. 13, 2019 (3 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

“I can only hope that none of those to whom an oath of office will be administered would see that exercise as just one those inconvenient processes that one has to go through, itching to occupy an office rather than determined to internalise the magnitude, the enormity of the responsibility ...

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Sixth Parliament 2019 Review

Dec. 13, 2019 (3 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

2019 was an eventful year in Parliament.

Read the full Sixth Parliament 2019 review here.

In this survey we are interested in finding out what the public thinks about the Sixth Parliaments performance in 2019.

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Public Participation: Call For Comments Deadlines

Dec. 11, 2019 (3 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

South Africa's Constitution requires that Parliament and the Legislatures provide a forum for the public to participate in all due processes. This is known as public participation.

Public participation can be described as a deliberate process where Government uses various methods to get all the relevant stakeholders, these can ...

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