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Da.] 17 Jul 2014
Chairperson, hon Minister, hon Deputy Minister, colleagues, friends and comrades, members of the audience, and esteemed officials, I greet you.
Despite the many challenges facing the waste sector in South Africa, it is heartening to note that the department has established an enabling legislative framework to address and deal with ...
Notices Of Motion 24 Jun 2014
Deputy Speaker, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the ANC:
That the House debates strengthening measures to promote food security as a way to lessen our dependence on food imports.
Mr Speaker, on 29 September 2013, at the Rydalvale Sports Complex in Phoenix in the eThekweni region in KwaZulu-Natal, the spirit of Madiba was celebrated at a cultural festival themed Many Cultures, One Nation.
The ANC recognises the intrinsic value of the rich cultural diversity that encompasses the life of ...
Notices Of Motion 22 Oct 2013
Speaker, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the ANC:
That the House debates the high turnover of senior officials in government departments and the impact this has on the efficiency of departments.
Notices Of Motion 26 Feb 2013
Speaker, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the ANC: That the House debates the vital importance of ward committees and community participation in ensuring that municipalities function effectively.
I thank you. [Applause.]
Madam Deputy Speaker, the ANC welcomes the recent awarding of the Nat Nakasa Award to Mr Joe Thloloe for media integrity. This award is handed out annually by Print Media SA, the SA National Editors' Forum, Sanef, and the Nieman Society in recognition of journalists who showed integrity and reported ...
Consideration Of Second Report Of Committee On Public Accounts On Report Of Auditor-General On Performance Audit Of Entities Connected With Government And Doing Business With National And Provincial Departments 10 Nov 2009
House Chair, Ministers, Deputy Ministers and colleagues, it is generally accepted that our Constitution guarantees the right for all citizens to make their livelihoods, so long as they do so legally. That constitutional imperative is not what is under consideration in this case. Essentially, what we are discussing today is ...
Appropriation Bill 23 Jun 2009
Chairperson, hon members, comrades, distinguished quests, good afternoon. It is my brief to share with you the situation of the SA Post Office in this Budget Vote debate. Before I proceed, let us call to mind the words of our honoured comrade Mr Ahmed Kathrada on the eve of his ...