Mohlomphehi Modulasetulo, Maloko a Palamente a hlomphehang, baena le dikgaitsedi, dumelang. Modulasetulo, ke kopa o mphe monyetla hore nke ke tswe lekoteng hanyane mme ke hlalosetse bana ba heso ba batjha hore tse ding tsa dintho tseo ba di buang mona ha se tsona. Ke rata ho qala ka ntate Ndlozi. (Translation of Sesotho paragraph follows)
[Ms T V TOBIAS: Hon Chairperson, hon Members of Parliament, brothers and sisters, I greet you all. Chairperson, I would like you to give me an opportunity to briefly talk about something else and explain to our new hon members that some of the things they are talking about here are incorrect. I would like to start with hon Ndlozi.]
He quoted economics. In economics there are different models - for example, the Keynesian model and other different models. But even economists themselves do not agree on any model. The bad example that he made was that, "young people are in transition from being children to being adults." Therefore, it does not amaze me when you stand here and behave like a kindergarten child. One of the experiences that you learn as a young person - as you demand education, hon members from the DA - is to understand the policies of government. [Interjections.] One of the most important things is to understand that the ANC-led government has actually invested the biggest slice of the fiscus in education. I do not know what you want. [Interjections.]
Secondly, I will pardon your ignorance on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS even though Minister Blade Nzimande once stood on this podium and requested Members of Parliament to bring to him anybody who has a challenge with NSFAS so that he could address the matter immediately, but you have not brought anybody so far. [Interjections.] So, I will understand if those new members who do not read any government documentation do not understand what the fiscus is, how much we have allocated, and the employment statistics. I can share some of them with you.
Today, hon members, I dedicate my speech at the celebration of Youth Day to a former member of this august House and my former leader in the progressive movement, the ANC, Comrade Kgaogelo Lekgoro, whom I learned has passed on this week; a cadre of our movement who died, not having betrayed his ideals for contrivance, demagogy or any other machinations. Even though at the time of his passing away he was not holding a position of power, he remained true to his convictions. He remained a disciplined cadre of the