Simo Ezra Mfayela

Simo Ezra Mfayela

Appearances

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

    Hon Chairperson, hon Deputy Minister, today we face together, as a nation, an unprecedented attack by an invisible enemy, isilwanyane esingabonwa ngamehlo [an animal that cannot be seen with a naked eye].

    Yesterday the official number of confirmed cases was 116. We have broken the 100-case mark and precautionary measures ...

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

    Chairperson, according to the World Health Organisation about one quarter of the world's population is infected with tuberculosis bacteria. Only a small proportion of those infected will become sick with TB. People with weakened immune systems have a much greater risk of falling ill from TB. A person living with ...

  • ANC. 12 Mar 2020

    Chairperson, transformation in a South African context requires an integration of the mass populace into economic activity. But, for there to be integration, the economic activity of South Africa needs to be expanded.

    The word "expanded" means that our actions reflect a will to grow our economy. We can achieve ...

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

    Hon Deputy Chairperson, at Conference of the Parties, COP 21, in Paris on 12 December 2015 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, NFCCC, reached a historic agreement to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable low carbon ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Chairperson and NCOP members, as we draw 2019 to a close, we recall the hard work that we did over and above our commitment to this august House. Of course, I am referring to the recent national and provincial electoral period. For most of us, the work began in 2018 ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Hon Madam Deputy Chair, while the IFP is supporting the Bill, allow me to raise some issues for the Minister to consider. Our public health system is in the current stage of deterioration with the commitment by the government to introduce the National Health Insurance, NHI scheme in a few ...

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

    Hon Deputy Minister, thank you for your wide answer.

    Tourism is one centre that could create job opportunities in South Africa. The current challenges of crime, violence, and water and electricity shortages affect tourism in South Africa.

    Furthermore, SA Airways, SAA, could benefit from an increase in tourism.

    So, I ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 26 Nov 2019

    Hon Chairperson, I move on behalf of the IFP, that at its next sitting:

    The Council debates the safety and security affecting all public services officials that provide health services to the nation.

  • GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE OUT OF CONTROL IN SOUTH AFRICA (Draft Resolution) 26 Nov 2019

    Hon Chairperson, I move without notice:

    That the Council -

    1) notes that a nurse was allegedly raped at a hospital in Northern KwaZulu-Natal on 3 November 2019;

    2) acknowledges that gender-based violence is out of control in South Africa and not even those who provide essential care giving services ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 13 Nov 2019

    Hon Deputy Chairperson, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the IFP:

    That the Council-

    debates the need for a stricter regulation and controls within the gambling industry, whereby people can set personal limits

    on amounts they wish ...