Blog Posts tagged “Must Read”

Have your say on the political #partyfunding Bill!

Nov. 19, 2017 (3 months ago) — Comments

Recently, Media24 readers helped Parliament's Committee on Funding of Political Parties reach consensus that parties should disclose sources of funding to the public. There are still some obstacles MPs have to resolve in the next week before deadline. Here we unravel the jargon so you can have your say ...

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Infographic: Women in Parliament

Aug. 29, 2017 (5 months, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

Prior to the South African democracy, female representation in Parliament sat at just 2.7% and rose to about 28% by the time the Constitution was adopted. By 2009, parliamentary seats occupied by women rose to an all-time high of 43% and currently stands at 41%.

Globally, data by the ...

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Have your say on political party funding!

Aug. 18, 2017 (6 months ago) — Comments

Political party funding is important in the drive to clean up corruption because we do not want political party capture. Parliament is reviewing this now. Currently, all 13 political parties share R150 million amongst themselves in public funding. If one is realistic, is this too little? How open should private ...

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Video: Youth Monitoring Parliament

Aug. 17, 2017 (6 months ago) — Comments

Since 1995, the Parliamentary Monitoring Group is enabling thousands of young people to go into Parliament and write detailed reports of the proceedings of the 50 oversight committees.

Here are some comments from our monitors, interns and past alumni – even two MPs are former PMG monitors.

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