Mbulelo Richmond Bara

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Mbulelo Richmond Bara

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  • 19 (Statement by the Deputy Minister of Health) 19 Mar 2020

    Thank you, hon Chair. South Africa is a nation that has proven over time that we can overcome any obstacle when we are united. The Coronavirus is as such no exception to that resilient determination of this nation. It is therefore of critical importance that all South Africans should heed ...

  • DEBATE ON TUBERCULOSIS (TB): UNITED IN THE FIGHT TO END TB - A CHALLENGE TO ALL SOUTH AFRICANS 13 Mar 2020

    Masibulele Sihlalo weBhunga laMaphondo leSizwe.

    English:

    Hon Chair, hon members and fellow South Africans. According to Statistics SA, Tuberculosis, TB, continues to be the leading cause of natural deaths in South Africa. It is also estimated that about 80% of the population of South Africa is infected with TB bacteria, ...

  • RESPONDING TO URGENCY TO COMBAT REALITY OF CLIMATE CHANGE (Subject for Discussion) 11 Mar 2020

    Deputy Chairperson, Chairperson of the NCOP, hon members and Minister, good afternoon. I think it is important to start by saying that we cannot change the course of climate change but we can lessen and mitigate the impact thereof.

    The eighth secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, once ...

  • THE HOUSE SUSPENDED AT 17:19 AND RESUMED AT 17:39 17 Oct 2019

    Deputy Minister, the mandate of the MDDA is predominantly to set up and assist community radio stations and media in broad terms. But one of the key challenges that they have is that one of lack of funding for capacity building. Two, it talks about high turnover of board members. ...

  • THE HOUSE SUSPENDED AT 17:19 AND RESUMED AT 17:39 17 Oct 2019

    Deputy Minister, one of the key areas of focus of the integrated monitoring framework requires that there should be audited knowledge of interaction between planning, budgeting and implementation. This is to ensure that there are interventions to address problems as they arise. Now, if we have an integrated monitoring framework, ...

  • R220 000. 17 Oct 2019

    Hon Deputy Minister, my challenge in your response is that by implication it says that before the Joint Sitting that the President called, there was no budget set aside for gender-based violence. That is what it says.

    Secondly, a Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Summit, was held in 2018 and that ...

  • NDP. 17 Oct 2019

    One of the key indicators or objectives of the NDP is to make sure that households that have an income of R419,00 are cut from 39% to zero per cent by 2030. That's one.

    Now, currently we have an unemployment rate of 29%. Deputy Minister, I would like to know ...

  • QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS PEACE AND SECURITY 28 Aug 2019

    Chairperson, we all understand that for elections to be free and fair there must be co-operation between the Department of Home Affairs and the IEC. I have listened to your answer in terms of the chances of people voting twice in the national elections, but going forward, Minister, is there ...

  • [TAKE IN FROM MINUTES] 30 Jul 2019

    Deputy Chair, supporting this budget will be like accepting the status quo of the failing health care by the ANC-led government. The department is going to disburse R47 billion to provinces. However, there are no stringent measures of monitoring and accountability in place. A case in point: Mpumalanga, KwaZulu- Natal ...

  • DESIGNATION OF MEMBERS TO REPRESENT PARLIAMENT IN THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY PARLIAMENTARY FORUM (Draft Resolution) 9 Jul 2019

    Chairperson, the proposal as is doesn't talk about names as explained, but it is more about amending the wording so that it is consistent with the one that we dealt with before. The first one talks about 'designates' and the second one talks about 'election'. Therefore, it is just to ...