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Feasibility study on moving Parliament to Pretoria to start this month – Speaker

PARLIAMENT, May 22  – Parliament has appointed a service provider to conduct a feasibility study on moving the national legislature to Pretoria, Speaker Baleka Mbete told members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday. “With respect to the proposal of relocating parliament from Cape Town to Pretoria, an external service provider, Pamoja PTY LTD, has been appointed […]

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MPs to summon ministers on R13.8 billion owed to Eskom by municipalities

PARLIAMENT, May 16 – MPs on Wednesday resolved to summon the inter-ministerial task team looking into municipalities which owe the state-owned power utility, Eskom, close to R14 billion in debt to Parliament. At a meeting of Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa), Eskom board chairman Jabu Mabuza told MPs the amount the electricity utility […]

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Parliament calls on South Africans to remember contribution made by struggle stalwarts

Tshwane,  27 April – South Africa’s Parliament called on the nation to remember the contribution made by struggle stalwarts such as Nelson Mandela to achieve the country’s first democratic election as the country celebrates Freedom day. In a statement on Friday, Parliament said this is also the time for government to recommit to doing more […]