Mr Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

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Thamsanqa Simon China Dodovu

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  • COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, WATER AND SANITATION AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS THEREON 2 Dec 2020

    Hon Chairperson of the NCOP, hon Masondo, hon members in this plenary session, as we glide towards a full cycle of our programme, to our recess, amid the resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, we acknowledge with great enthusiasm our collective efforts to examine and propose the passing of the two ...

  • TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, WATER AND SANITATION AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS THEREON 2 Dec 2020

    Hon House Chair and fellow Members of Parliament, the customary initiation in South Africa is an important cultural practice spooning many, many centuries. It is differently practiced by many communities as a secret and respected practice.

    Therefore, this Bill, the Customary Initiation Bill heralds a new epoch in terms of ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Hon Chair!

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Hon Chair, I am calling for a point of order because this hon member is misleading the House. He is saying that we don't know our roots, we don't know where we are coming from and we don't know where he is coming from. We know where he is coming ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Hon Chair, the ANC supports this Vote precisely because we understand the magnitude of the challenges of land delivery in South Africa. We are the first to admit that we have not done more in terms of ensuring that we transfer the land to the

  • QUESTIONS TO MINSITERS ECONOMICS CLUSTER 4D AND 4B 27 Nov 2019

    Hon Chairperson, this is a frivolous point of order that attempts to distract the Minister. [Interjections.] Can the Minister be allowed to focus on what he is supposed to focus on? This is just petty and out of order. We are a governing party and not the ruling party. [Interjections.]

  • QUESTIONS TO MINSITERS ECONOMICS CLUSTER 4D AND 4B 27 Nov 2019

    Hon Minister, the Auditor-General paints a bleak picture about the state of finances of municipalities. And, five top contributors to the irregular expenditure of R71 billion are Nelson Mandela Bay, Johannesburg, Matlosana and others. And you are right when you say it is not the governing party in those municipalities. ...

  • CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE ON CO-OPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, WATER AND SANITATION AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS 26 Nov 2019

    Hon Chairperson, hon members, I am presenting a Report on the Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality in Limpopo. On the 25th of June 2019, the MEC of Co-operative Governance and Human Settlements in Limpopo tabled to the NCOP a Notice of Intervention in terms of section 139(1)(b) of the Constitution in ...

  • LGBTIQ+. 7 Nov 2019

    Please behave.

  • LGBTIQ+. 7 Nov 2019

    Thank you very much hon President for your response. Both Uganda and South Africa are sovereign states as you pointed out and they are both bound by the constitutive act of the African Union and they are both members of the African Union and the expectation is that, both countries ...