Scopa Intervention Reveals R2.4 Billion in Irregular Expenditure

[DA] In an engagement with the Department of Water and Sanitation in Parliament today, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) revealed R2.4 billion in irregular expenditure.

[DA] In an engagement with the Department of Water and Sanitation in Parliament today, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) revealed R2.4 billion in irregular expenditure.

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IDC Must Inform Parliament About Loans to Politically Exposed Persons

[DA] In a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development this morning, I asked Minister Ebrahim Patel to table in Parliament, before the end of the year, a full disclosure of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)’s loans to political…

[DA] In a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development this morning, I asked Minister Ebrahim Patel to table in Parliament, before the end of the year, a full disclosure of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)'s loans to politically exposed persons (PEPs).

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Motion of No Confidence Debate Confirmed for This Thursday

[DA] Eventually, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has confirmed in writing that the Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated in Parliament on Thursday, 10 November 2016.

[DA] Eventually, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has confirmed in writing that the Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated in Parliament on Thursday, 10 November 2016.

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International Relations Launches 2017 Annual Ubuntu Awards, 9 Nov

[SA Govt] The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will launch the 2017 annual Ubuntu Awards on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 in Pretoria where media will be briefed on this prestigious annual event and the procedures for nominati…

[SA Govt] The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will launch the 2017 annual Ubuntu Awards on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 in Pretoria where media will be briefed on this prestigious annual event and the procedures for nominations in the Awards' six categories namely:

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Minister Siyabonga Cwele – Launch of B-BBEE ICT Sector Council

[SA Govt] Speech by Honourable Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Dr Siyabonga Cwele, MP at the launch of B-BBEE ICT Sector Council at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand

[SA Govt] Speech by Honourable Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Dr Siyabonga Cwele, MP at the launch of B-BBEE ICT Sector Council at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand

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LGBTI UN Vote – DA to Call for a Debate On Violation of Madiba’s Human Rights Policy

[DA] The DA will be requesting that the National Assembly debate the undermining of our nation’s human rights based foreign policy and the worryingly inconsistent stance of the ANC government on LGBTI rights.

[DA] The DA will be requesting that the National Assembly debate the undermining of our nation's human rights based foreign policy and the worryingly inconsistent stance of the ANC government on LGBTI rights.

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