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Mapisa-Nqakula elected as new National Assembly Speaker

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Former Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been elected as the new Speaker of the National Assembly, following a vote by secret...

Extraordinary, extended civil unrest Parliamentary debate coming

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There will be “an extraordinary, extended” debate in the National Assembly (NA) when Parliament reconvenes next month, speaker Thandi Modise has decreed, putting aside...

National Assembly approves GBV bills

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The National Assembly has passed gender-based violence (GBV) bills that will change the landscape in terms of how government departments, law enforcement and the...

Defence spending cuts will affect operational ability – DA

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Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentarian and eagle-eyed watcher of Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence and Military Veterans (DoDMV) Kobus Marais is adamant inappropriate and...

National Assembly passes Civil Aviation Amendment Bill

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The National Assembly (NA) has passed the Civil Aviation Amendment Bill, during its plenary sitting on Tuesday. The Bill, with amendments also by the Portfolio...

National Assembly debate on SANDF requested

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The continually declining state of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has prompted a parliamentary motion from a Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentarian. Kobus Marais, who...

Tanzania lawmakers protest

Opposition lawmakers in Tanzania boycotted swearing in of a ruling party lawmaker who replaced a critic of the president following his expulsion from parliament....

Mapisa-Nqakula wishes for a defence budget that is two percent of...

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has told Parliament she wishes for a defence budget that is two percent of Gross...

MPs face daily fingerprinting in Parliament

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As from today "a more efficient mechanism to record attendance" becomes operational in the National Assembly. "The biometric member identification system which uses...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...