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Parliament has vision for integrated, prosperous Africa driven by Africans, says Mbete

Solly Makgonoto, Ogopoleng Mushi   National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete said that Parliament is committed to the vision of “an integrated and prosperous Africa”,  driven by Africans themselves as they become a force in the world. Mbete made these remarks while welcoming local and international delegates to the second African Parliamentary Budget Office Conference.   […]

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Debate around SABC board shortlisting process underway in Parliament

PARLIAMENT, August 15 – Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications is meeting on Tuesday to set the framework for the shortlisting of candidates to be interviewed for the cash-strapped South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board. Committee chairman, Humphrey Maxegwana, confirmed 363 applications had been received. MPs are yet to receive all the CVs, which means the […]

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Parliament dismisses DA ‘concerns’, says inquiry into SOEs will be properly resourced

  Sello Theletsane Parliament has responded to a statement released by the DA claiming that committees investigating state capture would be strangled by a lack of resources, saying it has every intention of providing everything the committees need, including obtaining a competent evidence leader. “Parliament has no intention of limiting resources available to committees to […]