Blog Posts tagged “annual reports”

The Week Ahead: Two Inquiries & Taking Parliament to the People top the agenda

Oct. 17, 2016 (3 years, 7 months ago)

It's another low key week in the National Assembly main chamber with no sittings scheduled. All the parliamentary action will take place in the committee corridor where the schedule is full.

We will see not one, but two parliamentary inquiries this week. First, the Portfolio Committee on Police will ...

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Final Term Begins…

Oct. 10, 2016 (3 years, 7 months ago)

MPs head back to Parliament this week for the final term. This session runs for 8 weeks and will be packed with activities. Some of the highlights include committee, oversight and legislative work; oral questions to the executive, NCOP Oversight Week and a review of the national budget.

In this ...

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The week ahead: Question Time with the President & NCOP Provincial Week top the agenda

Sept. 12, 2016 (3 years, 8 months ago)

The President's oral question session is the high point of the parliamentary week. Question Time occurs in both the National Assembly and the NCOP and is one of the ways Parliament scrutinises the work of the executive. The President is required to answers questions of national or international importance ...

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Infographic: Mining - occupational diseases, injuries & fatalities

May 6, 2016 (4 years, 1 month ago)

The Department of Mineral Resources presented its 2016 Annual Performance Plan to the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on Tuesday, 3 May 2016. As a prelude to its Mine Health and Safety programme plan, they provided an overview of the prevalence of occupational diseases, fatality rates and injury rates. The ...

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The Week Ahead: All out Action in the Committee Corridor

April 11, 2016 (4 years, 1 month ago)

It's a low key week in the main chambers with no sittings scheduled. All the parliamentary action will take place in the committee corridor where the schedule is bursting.

The legislature’s budget vote season shows no sign of slowing down as most days are packed with long meetings ...

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The Week Ahead: Drama as New Term Kicks off

April 4, 2016 (4 years, 2 months ago)

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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Ms Sibongile Mchunu - ANC

Feb. 1, 2016 (4 years, 4 months ago)

S-Mchunu

How did you become involved in politics and particularly, what drew you to your specific party?

I got involved in politics in 1995 at university through being active in the South African Students Congress (SASCO). Every citizen was affected by the politics of the time in South Africa . Outside of ...

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Infographic: Bucket Eradication - December 2015 deadline

Oct. 30, 2015 (4 years, 7 months ago)

On Wednesday 28 October 2015, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) presented a progress report on the December 2015 deadline in terms of the Bucket Eradication Programme in formal areas. The Stats SA Community Survey was used as a baseline to determine the bucket toilet backlog in the country ...

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The Week Ahead: Higher Education, Questions & Legislation dominate the programme

Oct. 26, 2015 (4 years, 7 months ago)

After a low key week, the main chambers have scheduled a broad and busy programme, which includes oral questions to the executive; ministerial and members’ statements, policy debates, and the processing of assorted bills, statutory instruments and committee reports.

In the National Assembly, the main plenary event will be the ...

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