tagged “Interview”

How Are SCOPA Chairpersons Elected Nationally and Provincially?

29 Jul 2022 (1 week, 3 days ago)

What Is The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA)?

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) is a Legislature Committee that acts as Parliament’s watchdog over the financial expenditure of the Executive. It audits reports, internal audits, forensic reports and any other documents issued by the Auditor-General, as well as ...

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Get To Know Noko Masipa

19 Jul 2022 (2 weeks, 6 days ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I joined the Democratic Alliance through a recommendation that was made to the Leader of the Party at the time from certain members of the agricultural sector because of my background knowledge of working in agriculture. ...

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Get To Know Luyolo Mphithi

19 Jul 2022 (2 weeks, 6 days ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I joined the Democratic Alliance as a student leader at Wits University leading the DASO branch at the time simultaneously I was part of the DA’s young leaders program in which I learnt extensively about the ...

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Interview With IEC Deputy Chief Electoral Officer

5 Jul 2022 (1 month ago)

What Is The Independent Electoral Commission?

The Independent Electoral Commission is a permanent body and Chapter 9 Institution created by the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. The IEC is responsible for the management of free and fair elections. They work independently of the government, however, they are still ...

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Get To Know MP Haseenabanu Ismail

5 Jul 2022 (1 month ago)

1.How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I have been a community activist for years. I joined the Democratic Alliance in 2011. I was a branch chair for Ward 29 from 2011 to 2013. In September 2013 I served as PR Cllr in Ward ...

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Get To Know MP Brett Herron

4 Jul 2022 (1 month ago)

1.How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

My journey back into politics, after being involved in student politics, is unexpected. After finishing university, which coincided with the release of Madiba and the unbanning of the ANC, I had little involvement in party politics and ...

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Get To Know Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi

1 Jul 2022 (1 month, 1 week ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

When the Clarion call was made and the decision was taken to form Economic Freedom Fighters in Uncle Tom Hall in Soweto on July 26, 2013.

2. What is one goal that you would like to ...

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Get To Know Dianne Kohler Barnard

29 Jun 2022 (1 month, 1 week ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I was a journalist, and the-then leader of the Democratic Alliance, Tony Leon, approached me and convinced me to go through the application process. I was looking to leave the SABC as the political pressures on ...

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Get To Know MP Vuyo Zungula

27 Jun 2022 (1 month, 1 week ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

Upon seeing the ailing state of politics in the country, where politicians started becoming more self-serving than serving the constituency that put them in offices of power, a number of institutions ranging from religious fraternities, traditional ...

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An Interview with Mbinqo-Gigaba: Public Participation Processes for the BELA Bill

26 May 2022 (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

1.Does the Committee intend conducting provincial public hearings on the bill?

It is a Constitutional imperative that Parliament seeks public input when it deals with legislation, whether it is new Bills or amending existing Bills. The committee will therefore follow the example of all committees and conduct public hearings on ...

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