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MPs hear My Vote Counts ruling complements work on party funding bill

PARLIAMENT, October 24 – Parliament’s ad hoc committee on political party funding received legal opinion on Tuesday that the recent court order to amend legislation to allow disclosure of private donations did not affect its work, as it was a parallel process. Parliament’s legal support services told MPs that “there is no requirement that committee must stop, […]

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ANC announces new deployees to head parliamentary committees

PARLIAMENT, October 20 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday announced it was deploying 10 MPs to serve in senior positions in Parliament following vacancies left by cabinet reshuffles and resignations from Parliament.   The National Assembly (NA) would see five new appointments.   Lungi Mnganga-Gcabashe, who serves on the human settlements portfolio committee, […]

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New SABC board one step closer to being appointed

PARLIAMENT, September 7 – The National Assembly on Wednesday, gave the green light to appoint 12 non-executive members to the board of the crisis-ridden South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), despite strong objections from the opposition benches. The recommendation to appoint Khanyisile Kweyama, Mathatha Tsedu, Michael Markovitz, Nomvuyiso Batyi, Rachel Kalidass, Victor Rambau, John Matisonn, Jack […]