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16 Mar 2015
 
 
DA: David Maynier says State Security Minister cannot be allowed to dodge urgent question on bizarre espionage investigation
STATEMENT
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
IEC
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
STATEMENT
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
POLITICS
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
STATEMENT
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
STATEMENT
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
DEMOCRACY
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
parliament
"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
STATEMENT
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)
STATEMENT
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
PARLIAMENT
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)
STATEMENT
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)
STATEMENT
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...
 
 
15 Apr 2014
 
SA: Statement by the Presidency, President Jacob Zuma will spend the day in Port Elizabeth monitoring the performance of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality (15/04/2014)
STATEMENT
President Jacob Zuma will spend the day in Port Elizabeth monitoring the performance of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality with regards to governance and administration.
 
 
SA: Statement by the Presidency, President Zuma commits to continuing support for the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (15/04/2014)
STATEMENT
National government will continue to provide hands-on support to the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality in order to improve governance and administration in the city, President Jacob Zuma has...
 
 
 
                       
 
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