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Cheryl Phillips

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

"We have diverse kinds of people, many nationalities and areas. Nevertheless, we need to become one because together we are going to be much stronger than if we are apart."

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What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

My first ...

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Mr Cilliers Brink

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? From an early age I had an unusual interest in politics. I think I was drawn to the ability of strong and resourceful leaders to change institutions for the better, or more ...

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Mr Chris Hunsinger

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

My first political stand was at the age of 16 during a Church Council Meeting shortly after I was appointed as the youngest deacon in SA in the Dutch Reformed Church (NGK ...

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Ms Nomsa Innocencia Tarabella Marchesi

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

"My message is South Africans need not despair because of the many challenges we face. Citizens should get involved, question representatives and demand feedback and, most importantly, be active at the polls and vote with their heads."

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Ms Thembisile Angel Khanyile

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I joined the DA in 2014 as an activist and later became a PR Councillor in Lekwa Local Municipality. I have also served as a Constituency Secretary and Opposition Whip at local ...

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Mr Werner Horn

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

"We may be a country faced with many problems, but we must remain hopeful and convinced that we can create a society in which all of us, if we work hard, can have a fair chance of succeeding and realise our dreams."

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Mr Ockert Stefanus Terblanche

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? I moved down to Mossel Bay after I left the SA Police Service at the end of August 2010. I held the rank of Major General. During the Local Government Elections (2011 ...

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2020: Top 10 most anticipated dates in the Parliamentary Calendar (so far)

Jan. 21, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

With just a decade left to achieve what we’ve set out for ourselves in the National Development Plan 2030, this year also happens to be the last year of the National Youth Plan 2020. With that in mind, there is no doubt that this year's State of the ...

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Mr Dennis Richard Ryder

Jan. 15, 2020 (1 month, 1 week ago) — Comments

"We have a fantastic country that is worth fighting for. I think people tend to despair with the decline that is happening in our country, but my message is to keep fighting. We can fix South Africa!"

What is your political background?

I was the Mini-Mayor of Bedfordview in 1983 ...

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NHI: Tracking the bill through Parliament

Jan. 15, 2020 (1 month, 1 week ago) — Comments

The NHI Bill was introduced to Parliament in August 2019 and is currently under consideration by the National Assembly’s Portfolio Committee on Health.

According to the government, the NHI aims to achieve the following principles:

-The right to access health care: The NHI would ensure access to health care ...

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