Blog Posts tagged “sanitation”

Infographic: School readiness report - 2017

Dec. 9, 2016 (2 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) presented their school readiness monitoring report for 2017 on 29 November 2016 to the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education. The report focused on admissions and registration challenges, teacher provisioning, learning and teaching resources and basic infrastructure. Admissions challenges are most notable in so-called “hotspots ...

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The Week Ahead: Debates, Legislation, Question Session & More

Nov. 28, 2016 (3 months ago) — Comments

It's the penultimate week of the parliamentary year and the National Assembly chamber has scheduled a broad programme as it rushes to finalise all urgent business.

The rules make provision for an MP to request the Speaker to place a matter of public importance on the Order Paper for ...

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Infographic: Water and Sanitation

Nov. 25, 2016 (3 months ago) — Comments

Statistics South Africa published its Water and Sanitation Report based on the General Household Survey: 2002-2015 on 23 November 2016. The report notes that in order to address poverty and under-development, the government has prioritised the provision of basic water and sanitation services to the poor because of the perceived ...

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Ms Natasha Mazzone (DA)

June 20, 2016 (8 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

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How did you become involved in politics and what specifically drew you to your current political party? I read at a very politically active school from a young age where political awareness and engagement was encouraged. I come from a politically active home and when I arrived at the University ...

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The Week Ahead: Farewells, loose ends & tussles...

May 23, 2016 (9 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament after the elections on 16 August 2016. But a fair amount of heavy-duty business will be done before they go.

There's both high policy and low politics on display in ...

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The Week Ahead: Parliament’s budget vote in the spotlight

May 9, 2016 (9 months, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

The Legislature's budget vote, scheduled for Thursday, is the main plenary event this week. In their speeches, the presiding officers will underscore the role of Parliament in our democracy, talk about the challenges facing the institution, highlight a few successes, outline the allocation for each programme and give some ...

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Ms Johanna Maluleke (ANC)

April 25, 2016 (10 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

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What is your political background? I became involved in politics at primary school in Soshanguve, Pretoria, quite unaware that I was gradually getting involved. In high school I was actively involved in boycotts against the use of Afrikaans as a medium of learning. Student politics in 1984 were influenced by ...

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The Week Ahead: Drama as New Term Kicks off

April 4, 2016 (10 months, 4 weeks ago) — Comments

Parliament resumes this week after a two-week constituency period. The second term will run for 8 weeks and its culmination will trigger several weeks of campaigning ahead of the municipal elections.

The programme is packed with activities. Some of the highlights include committee, oversight and legislative work; oral questions to ...

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The week ahead – President to answer oral questions

March 14, 2016 (11 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

It's a week of farewells and loose ends.

The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart on Friday and return on 12 April. But a fair amount of heavy-duty business will be done before they go with lots of action scheduled in the main chambers and committee corridor ...

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Infographic: Drought Management

Nov. 13, 2015 (1 year, 3 months ago) — Comments

The Department of Water and Sanitation briefed the portfolio committee on the drought management in the country on Wednesday, 11 November 2015. This was followed up by a media briefing by the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) responsible for the drought led by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin ...

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