Blog Posts tagged “impeach”

The Week Ahead: Drama as New Term Kicks off

April 4, 2016 (4 years, 4 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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Analysis: This week's SONA 2016 debate, an ideal electioneering platform

Feb. 15, 2016 (4 years, 6 months ago)

By MARIANNE MERTEN

zuma Picture: Nardus Engelbrecht/SAPA.

The sequel to President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address unfolds over two afternoons from Tuesday as MPs take to the National Assembly podium to debate last week’s presidential remarks. With local government elections later this year, it’s the ...

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The week ahead: A fiery week looms

Feb. 15, 2016 (4 years, 6 months ago)

It’s taken a few weeks but Parliament is finally firing on all cylinders with plenty of action scheduled in the National Assembly Chamber and the committee corridor.

The main events will be the debate on the State of the Nation Address on Tuesday and Wednesday as well as the ...

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Review of Parliament 2015

Dec. 30, 2015 (4 years, 7 months ago)

The 2015 parliamentary year will be remembered as one of the most dramatic and eventful. The legislature had a bumper year of court battles, internal squabbles, brinkmanship, attempts to impeach the President, riot police batting with protesters and MPs and strike action. Despite all the sideshows and distractions, Parliament still ...

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The Week Ahead: Debates, heated exchanges and extensive legislative work

Aug. 31, 2015 (4 years, 11 months ago)

After a low key week, the main chambers have scheduled a broad and busy programme, which includes a motion to impeach the President, oral questions to the Deputy President and Economic Cluster; ministerial and members’ statements, policy discussions and debates, and the processing of assorted bills and statutory instruments.

In ...

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