Blog Posts tagged “transformation”

Mr Khethamabala Sithole (IFP)

July 4, 2016 (4 years, 1 month ago)

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What is your Political background? I joined the Inkhata Freedom Party (IFP) in 1979 when I was still in school. The primary focus of teachers then was teaching students about the politics of the country at the time. I have been in different structures in the IFP since 2011 and ...

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Opinion & Analysis: SA needs more accountability in its electoral system

June 4, 2016 (4 years, 2 months ago)

BY THABANG MOTSOHI

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The report by Municipal IQ on the trends in service delivery protests in SA is very disturbing. A worrying component of these protests is the increasing level of violence, and even more worrying is the fact that the violence is perpetrated mostly by the youth, who should ...

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The Week Ahead: Farewells, loose ends & tussles...

May 23, 2016 (4 years, 2 months ago)

The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament after the elections on 16 August 2016. But a fair amount of heavy-duty business will be done before they go.

There's both high policy and low politics on display in ...

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Mr Mncedisi Filtane (UDM)

May 12, 2016 (4 years, 2 months 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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Right to Know (R2K) - Media Transformation Summit 2015

Nov. 23, 2015 (4 years, 8 months ago)

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Right2Know will be hosting Media Transformation Summits in:

  • Cape Town: Saturday 21 November, 10h00 – 15h00, Society for the Blind, Salt River Rd, Salt River
  • Durban: Saturday 28 November, 10h00 – 15h00, Venue TBC
  • Johannesburg: Saturday 5 December, 10h00 – 15h00, Venue TBC

As inequality deepens and social cohesion falters South Africa needs ...

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The Week Ahead: All eyes on Minister of Finance as he presents mini-budget

Oct. 19, 2015 (4 years, 9 months ago)

Committees will continue examining government departments and state entities on their 2014/15 Annual Reports in preparation of their Budgetary Review and Recommendations Reports. These reports may include proposals on the future use of resources and are a critical part of Parliament’s engagement with the budget for the following ...

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Livity: Parliament Challenge Call Out

Sept. 17, 2015 (4 years, 10 months ago)

VIP Challenge

What is it?

VIP is opening up a crowd-sourced challenge to our community to suggest crucial issues, topics or policy ideas that young South Africa would like to present to parliament, dubbed the Parliament Challenge. The VIP team will work in conjunction with political experts, civil society organisations and MPs ...

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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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Infographic: The state of employment equity in SA 2014/15

July 24, 2015 (5 years ago)

South Africa recently saw the release of the Commission for Employment Equity Report for 2014/15. Yesterday, Director-General for the Department of Labour stated, at a press meeting, that SA is not at the level it should be with women and persons with disabilities continuing to struggle in the workforce ...

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Goedgedacht Forum: "Transforming Transformation

June 18, 2015 (5 years, 1 month ago)

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Issues around transformation are increasingly being spoken of and being contested in our public discourse. Many are asking why, after 21 years of democracy we are not more transformed?

  • Where is the political will (if any) to continue the transformation project?
  • What has happened to the TRC?
  • What are those ...

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