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MPs give green light to Constitutional amendment on land reform

PARLIAMENT, November 15  – Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee will recommend that South Africa’s founding document be amended to allow for the explicit expropriation of land without compensation following a vote on Thursday.   Following months of public hearings and hundreds of thousands of submissions on the emotive issue, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) presented its […]

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MPs urged not to say ‘Do you know who I am?’ to bypass parliamentary security

PARLIAMENT, September 27- MPs and senior parliamentary staff were on Wednesday urged not to use their clout to bypass security at the national legislature.   In a briefing to Parliament’s portfolio committee on police about concerns regarding security at the legislature following the suicide by gun of a parliamentary staff member on the precinct recently, […]