AD HOC COMMITTEE ON SABC BOARD INQUIRY ADOPTS REPORT

The Ad Hoc Committee on SABC Board Inquiry has finalised the report and adopted it. It will be published on the Announcements Tablings and Committee (ATC) report before it is tabled in the National Assembly on Tuesday next week.
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Ad Hoc Committee on SABC Board Inquiry Adopts Report (24 February 2017)

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POLICE COMMITTEE CALLS FOR CALM IN PRETORIA

The Portfolio Committee on Police calls on all concerned communities in Pretoria to act within the confines of the Constitution, and not take the law into their own hands.
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Police Committee Calls for Calm in Pretoria (24 February 2017)

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NORTH WEST PUBLIC HEARING: HIGH LEVEL PANEL ON ASSESSMENT OF KEY LEGISLATION AND ACCELERATION OF FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE

The panel, which former President Kgalema Motlanthe chairs, calls on the public to come to the hearing to talk about their experience of the laws of our democracy. Have they made life better? Have there been problems with applying them? What gaps should be filled?
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North West Public Hearing: High Level Panel on Assessment of Key Legislation and Acceleration of Fundamental Change (23 February 2017)

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COMMITTEE SENDS LEPELLE WATER BOARD PACKING

The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has resolved to send away a delegation from Lepelle Northern Water and the Department of Water and Sanitation.
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Committee Sends Lepelle Water Board Packing (23 February 2017)

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NCOP APPROVAL TO DISSOLVE NQUTHU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY WELCOMED BY SELECT COMMITTEE ON COGTA

The Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has welcomed Thursday’s resolution of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) to approve the recommendation to dissolve the Nquthu local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).
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NCOP Approval to Dissolve Nquthu Local Municipality Welcomed by Select Committee on COGTA (23 February 2017)

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Live Now YouTube stream National Assembly Plenary includes Statement by Minister of Health on circumstances surrounding the death of mentally ill patients watch via this link
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Plenary, National Assembly, 23 FEBRUARY 2017

14:00 – ±17:00 PLENARY 1. Statement by the Minister of Health on the circumstances surrounding the death of mentally ill patients (74) 2. Consideration of Re...

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JUSTICE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE CALLS FOR INPUTS ON TRADITIONAL COURTS BILL

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has called on all stakeholders and interested persons to make written submissions on the Traditional Courts Bill [B1- 2017].

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Justice Portfolio Committee Calls for Inputs on Traditional Courts Bill (23 February 2017)

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IMPROVE YOUR OVERSIGHT OVER STATE-OWNED COMPANIES – COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON

If there are no consequences for the mismanagement of procurement policy, among other things, the application of the turnaround strategy at any company will be rendered useless, the Chairperson of the Select Committee on Communications and Public Enterprises, Ms Ellen Prins, told the Deputy Minister of Public...
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Improve Your Oversight over State-Owned Companies – Committee Chairperson (23 February 2017)

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ELECTRICITY DISCONNECTIONS GO AGAINST NDP'S VISION FOR 2030 – MPS TELL ESKOM LEADERSHIP

The debt problem of municipalities to Eskom indicates the non-implementation of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs’ (CoGTA’s) Back to Basics programme.
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Electricity Disconnections Go Against NDP's Vision for 2030 – MPs Tell Eskom Leadership (22 February 2017)

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AD HOC COMMITTEE ON SABC BOARD INQUIRY ‘WELL ON TRACK’

The Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board Inquiry is confident that it has considered all the responses to its draft report in a detailed, fair and transparent manner.

The Committee will deliberate on the findings and recommendations tomorrow (Thursday 23 February 2017) at 2pm in the Old Assembly Chamber.

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Ad Hoc Committee on SABC Board Inquiry ‘Well on Track’ (22 February 2017)

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JUSTICE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE BRIEFED BY SAHRC ON ESIDIMENI

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today received a background briefing on the Life Esidimeni matter from the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).
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Justice Portfolio Committee Briefed by SAHRC on Esidimeni (22 February 2017)

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ACTS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST FOREIGN NATIONALS REGRETTABLE

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs is dismayed by increasing violence against foreign nationals. This surge in violence, particularly in Gauteng, goes against the spirit in which the African Union was created, that of building a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa.
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Acts of Violence Against Foreign Nationals Regretable (22 February 2017)

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CERTIFICATES BACKLOG ANGERS COMMITTEE

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated.
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Certificates Backlog Angers Committee (22 February 2017)

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DOT SET TO ACHIEVE 80% BUDGET SPENDING

The Department of Transport (DoT) will not be able to spend 100% of its budget by the end of the financial year, the Portfolio Committee on Transport heard on Tuesday, 21 February 2017.
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DOT Set to Achieve 80% Budget Spending (22 February 2017)

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COMMITTEE ON TRACK ON THE EXTENSION OF SECURITY OF TENURE AMENDMENT BILL

The Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform today continued with work on the Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Bill.
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Committee on Track on the Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Bill (22 February 2017)

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