“Impressions” and “That Week In Parliament” Blog Posts

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Portal

March 31, 2020 (18 hours, 9 minutes ago) — Comments

covid portal If you’re looking for any information related to COVID-19 in South Africa, please visit the South African Government COVID-19 Corona Virus Resource Portal. Emergency Hotline: 0800 029 999

WhatsApp Support Line: 0600-123456

Website: https://sacoronavirus.co.za/

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Parliament on Recess

March 20, 2020 (1 week, 4 days ago) — Comments

Please note that Parliament will be on recess as of the 23rd of March up until the 13th of April 2020.

This means that there will be no Parliamentary meetings taking place during this period.

For more information, check the Parliamentary Monitoring Group website's Parliamentary programme

Parliament on Recess

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Call For Comment on Draft Bills

March 19, 2020 (1 week, 5 days ago) — Comments

There are several bills that are open for comment with due dates for the 31st of March 2020.

You still have time to submit comment, make your voice heard!

Call for Comment

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The Week Ahead: End of the Term & Reduced Parliament Programme

March 17, 2020 (2 weeks ago) — Comments

The Week Ahead: Parliament's End of the Term & a Reduced Programme


Along with the rest of the country, Parliamentary is consumed by the Coronavirus and much of this week’s planned programme had to be discarded.

In his address on Sunday, the President prohibited non-essential gatherings of 100 ...

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The Week ahead: Question Time & Joint Sitting

March 9, 2020 (3 weeks, 1 day ago) — Comments

National Assembly

And just like that, it’s the penultimate week of the first term.

Question Time is the main business in the National Assembly (NA) chamber this week. The practice of oral questions is an established part of the parliamentary day and gives Members of Parliament (MPs) an opportunity to question ...

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2020 State of the Province Address dates

March 2, 2020 (4 weeks, 1 day ago) — Comments


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The Week Ahead: Parliament Debates Corona Virus

March 2, 2020 (4 weeks, 1 day ago) — Comments

this week in parli There's a full and mixed flavour to the coming week's parliamentary business.

The major points of interest will come from the Question Time sessions with the Executive, the debate on an urgent matter of national public importance and several high-profile meetings in the Committee corridor.

Government Ministers may ...

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The Week Ahead: It’s all about #SONA2020

Feb. 10, 2020 (1 month, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

On Thursday, all eyes will be fixated on Parliament for the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

The speech, due to be delivered at 19:00 before a combined gathering of Parliament, the Judiciary and the public, will be a report on the economic and social state of the nation ...

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Feb. 6, 2020 (1 month, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

1. What is the SONA?

It is an annual address given by the President to a joint session of Parliament and marks the official opening of the legislature. It is designed to be a report on the economic and social state of the nation, and includes a review of the ...

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