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6 October 2015
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22 Sep 2015
Zuma agrees IEC vacancy shorlist too black
President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said he had requested Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to go back to the drawing board on shortlisting candidates to fill the vacancy on the Independent Electoral...
SA: President Zuma requests Chief Justice to re-initiate the process to appoint IEC Commissioner
President Jacob Zuma has accepted the request of the National Assembly that the process of filling the vacancy in the Independent Electoral Commission that arose after the resignation of Ms...
16 Mar 2015
DA: David Maynier says State Security Minister cannot be allowed to dodge urgent question on bizarre espionage investigation
The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Lechesa Tsenoli, has turned down my request to put an urgent question to Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo, on the bizarre investigation into...
04 Mar 2015
Parly approves Mashinini IEC appointment
The National Assembly on Tuesday approved the appointment of Vuma Mashinini to serve on the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), despite objections from opposition parties. Parliament's home...
SA: Parliament's Presiding Officers nd South African National Editors Forum agree to continue discussions
Parliament and the media should continue to hold discussions together on issues of mutual interest and there was an “open door” policy of engagement with media organisations. This was the message...
18 Feb 2015
Malema tells Zuma: See you on March 11
In a robust debate that largely stayed within parliamentary rules, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Tuesday told President Jacob Zuma he would be made to answer on March 11...
10 Feb 2015
DA: John Steenhuisen says Deputy Speaker Tsenoli has mislead the media
Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli’s remarks at this morning’s pre-SONA briefing that the DA had not given him sufficient notice and is responsible for the costs incurred by not attending Parliament’s...
11 Dec 2014
DA: Speaker is selectively targeting Opposition MPs
On 09 December 2014, I received notice from Speaker Baleka Mbete stating that the Powers and Privileges Committee will be investigating Democratic Alliance Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane MP and...
05 Dec 2014
Regime change not a bad thing – Pityana
The replacement of the African National Congress (ANC) by a new ruling party would just be democracy in practice, Professor Barney Pityana said on Thursday. "Regime change is not a bad thing, and...
21 Nov 2014
'You are a disgrace', Deputy Speaker tells MPs
"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli told MPs on Friday, after shouting broke out across the House in the final minutes of a joint sitting debate on violence...
02 Nov 2014
DA: John Steenhuisen says Mbete must come clean on political interference allegations
The Democratic Alliance has noted a Sunday report which states that Parliament’s Presiding Officers have issued a directive to parliamentary staff working in the communications unit to put a good...
10 Oct 2014
SA: Statement by Mac Maharaj, Spokesperson from the Presidency, on update on matter relating to SABC board chairperson (10/10/2014)
The Acting Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Lechesa Tsenoli, has written to President Jacob Zuma informing him that the Portfolio Committee on Communications would commence an inquiry on...
21 May 2014
Mbete becomes new Speaker, Zuma elected President
The new National Assembly on Wednesday elected President Jacob Zuma unopposed for a second term as head of state after a failed bid by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to argue that he was not fit for...
06 May 2014
SA: Statement by Lechesa Tsenoli, Department of Cooperative Governance Minister, condemns violent acts during elections (06/05/2014)
The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Lechesa Tsenoli has condemned the violent acts that have resurfaced on the eve of the 7th May general elections. “We call on...
05 May 2014
SA: Statement by the Presidency, South African Ministers to attend World Economic Forum on Africa Summit in Nigeria (05/05/2014)
President Jacob Zuma will send three Ministers to represent South Africa at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa Summit in Abuja, in the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 7-9 May 2014. African...
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