Blog Posts tagged “Deputy President”

Budget, Deputy President & farewells

July 22, 2019 (10 months, 1 week ago)

After several intense weeks, there is a slight lull in the parliamentary agenda for the coming week.

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Most of the significant business is in the main chambers while the Committee corridor takes a backseat. The programme has a distinct end of term feel as members of the National Assembly depart ...

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The Week Ahead: Parliament wraps up for 2016

Dec. 5, 2016 (3 years, 5 months ago)

It’s a week of farewells and loose ends…

The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament next year. But a fair amount of work will be done before they go as there is some unfinished business to deal ...

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The Week Ahead: Motion of No Confidence, Question Time & Legislation top the agenda

Nov. 7, 2016 (3 years, 6 months ago)

There's both high policy and low politics on display in the main chambers this week, with appearances by the deputy president and ministers in the economic cluster (combining both of the above, no doubt).

Beyond this, the DA's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is scheduled ...

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The Week Ahead: ICC Withdrawal, MTBPS Hearings, Legislation….

Oct. 31, 2016 (3 years, 7 months ago)

There's a broad and busy flavour to this week's parliamentary business in the main chambers - it includes oral questions to the executive, ministerial and members’ statements, notice of motions, statutory appointments, a debate, and the processing of assorted bills, statutory instruments and committee reports.

The main plenary highlight ...

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The week ahead: Mini-budget, President's Q&A session top the agenda…

Oct. 24, 2016 (3 years, 7 months ago)

It's a busy week in the main chambers and committee corridor. Everything from the mini-budget speech, to the President and Ministerial question times, to debates, to legislative business, to motions and members' and ministerial statements dominate the plenary agenda.

All eyes will be on the Minister of Finance when ...

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The Week Ahead: Debates, Question Time & Committees…

Sept. 5, 2016 (3 years, 8 months ago)

There's both high policy and low politics on display in the main chambers this week, with appearances by the deputy president and ministers in the economic cluster (combining both of the above, no doubt).

Beyond this, there is plenty of scope for party battles when lawmakers debate a number ...

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Finding Our Way Again: South Africa's AIDS Journey

July 18, 2016 (3 years, 10 months ago)

By Cyril Ramaphosa

HIV is a powerful enemy. If we want to defeat it, we must continue to be on guard.

Sixteen years ago an 11-year-old South African boy, tiny for his age, stood alone on a huge stage. He had a microphone in his hand and a smile on ...

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Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi (ANC)

May 30, 2016 (3 years, 12 months ago)

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What is your political background? I became a SASCO branch Chairperson at Vista University and then Regional Executive Member of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in the Greater Johannesburg region. I subsequently became a Deputy Provincial Secretary of the ANCYL in Gauteng province.

What does my job as ...

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Mr Mncedisi Filtane (UDM)

May 12, 2016 (4 years ago)

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What is your political background? I was actively involved in the formation of the Youth League in Umtata in the 1970s. I was approached by the security branch while at university and asked to become a spy, which I turned down. This request led to my resignation from politics and ...

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The Week Ahead: Drama as New Term Kicks off

April 4, 2016 (4 years, 1 month 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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