SPEECH BY CHAIRPERSON OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES (NCOP), HON AN MASONDO AT THE INTRODUCTION OF BUDGET VOTE DEBATE, VOTE 2: PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA (7th June 2022)

Read more

SPEECH BY THE DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES, HONOURABLE S E LUCAS, ON THE OCCASION OF THE WOMEN’S CHARTER FOR ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT, REPORT BACK SESSION. LIMPOPO PROVINCE (27th May 2022)

It is an honour and privilege to welcome you to the Women’s Charter for Accelerated Development, Report Back Session. We hope we are going to have a fruitful and honest discussion about the status of women in the Limpopo province. We are not here to judge Read more

MEDIA RELEASE: PRESIDENT SUBMITS PART 4 OF THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO ALLEGATIONS OF STATE CAPRUTE (17th May 2022)

Parliament confirms receipt of Part 4 of the Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture from the President of the Republic today. Previously the President submitted Part 3 of the Commission’s Report, which Parliament Read more

OPENING REMARKS BY THE NCOP DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON, HONOURABLE S E LUCAS, ON THE OCCASION OF THE STATE CAPABILITY: DELINEATING WEAKNESSES, DEVISING STRATEGIC MECHANISM TO ACCELERATE POLICY IMPLEMENTATION. (6th May 2022)

Our government defines itself as an interventionist, developmental state, which uses the bureaucracy and its resources as a significant facilitator of growth and development. Read more

SPEECH BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES, HONOURABLE N. A. MASONDO, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SESSION HELD UNDER THE THEME “STATE CAPABILITY: DELINEATING WEAKNESSES, DEVISING STRATEGIC MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE POLICY IMPLEMENTATION” (6th May 2022)

Programme director, let me begin by thanking you for the opportunity to address today’s session which is held under the theme “State Capability: Delineating Weaknesses and Devising Strategic Mechanisms to Accelerate Policy Implementation”. Read more

NA AND NCOP TO HOLD PROGRAMME COMMITTEE MEETINGS (4th May 2022)

The National Assembly (NA) and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will tomorrow, Thursday, 5 May, convene their respective virtual Programme Committee meetings at 08:30 to plan for the business of Parliament. Read more

MEDIA STATEMENT: ETHICS COMMITTEE RELEASES 2021 REGISTER OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS (12th April 2022)

The Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests during its meeting on 11 April 2022 resolved to release the Register of Members’ Interests for 2021. Item 9.2.1 of the Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Members’ Interests for National Assembly Read more

FACTS REGARDING NEW TRAVEL POLICY FOR FORMER MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT (7th April 2022)

Parliament has finalised its policy on travel facilities for former Members of Parliament, including those who served as Members of the Executive, and has published the policy on Parliament's official papers, 'Acts, Tablings and Committees'. Read more

MEDIA STATEMENT: NCOP FREE STATE DELEGATION SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES PROVINCIAL WEEK PROGRAMME (4th April 2022)

The Free State Province’s permanent delegates to the National Council of Provinces’ (NCOP’s) have completed the week-long Provincial Week programme in the province. The theme for the week was: “Assessing state capacity to respond to the needs of communiti Read more

MEDIA STATEMENT: DISTRICT SIX RESTITUTION MUST BE RESOLVED DURING THE SIXTH PARLIAMENT (1st April 2022)

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture and Land Reform, Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela, today called on parliamentarians and government officials to ensure that the District Six restitution process is completed during the remaining term of t Read more