The majority of NCOP members supported the dissolution of Tshwane, with one predictable exception.
As MPs left the chamber, some greeted each other by bumping elbows.
The police are spending millions every month on suppliers whose contracts with the police expired years ago, among others.
Because of this, the question session with Deputy President David Mabuza falls away.
ANC MP Jacqueline Mofokeng said it appeared that people with social standing and money ‘always get out’.
‘Through our collective actions, we must ensure that no woman or child is sexually harassed, beaten, raped or attacked anywhere in our country.’

Parliament National Assembly accepts Bosasa-implicated Desmond Nair’s suspension

The Pretoria chief magistrate’s suspension was recommended by the Magistrate’s Commission after a preliminary investigation.

Parliament Water and Sanitation dept ‘risks becoming another Eskom’

Scopa chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa berated the department for tabling its qualified audit report for the 2018-2019 financial year almost seven months late.

Parliament National Lotteries Commission refuses to release list of beneficiaries

NLC chairperson claims people are making money off the beneficiary list.

Parliament Public Protector judgment: implications for Parliament

For an inquiry to be established, according to the Constitution, the grounds for removal must be incapacity, incompetence or misconduct.

Parliament Speaker Modise ‘pleased’ with court decision on Mkhwebane’s CR17 report

Proceedings for Mkhwebane’s removal is currently before parliament.

Parliament Refugees will be sent home if CT sit-ins continue, Home Affairs warns

However, the UNHCR’s head of the Cape Town office, Miranda Gaanderse, reiterated that it could only take individual applications for resettlement.

Parliament ANC, EFF won’t show up for planned Tshwane council meeting

Without the ANC and EFF in council, there will be no quorum and the meeting cannot begin. As a result, it will likely be postponed to a later date.

Parliament Parly extends deadline to amend constitution on land expropriation

When the committee was established, its deadline to draft a constitutional amendment was the end of March.

Parliament Speaker orders removal of brigadier who obstructed journalist, MPs

Parliamentary reporter Jan Gerber and several opposition MPs were prevented from entering the National Assembly for the budget speech last week.

Parliament Unarm your bodyguards and see if you feel safe, FF+ leader tells Cele

Cele earlier said on the draft law which would outlaw gun possession for self-defence that SA would be a ‘better’ place without armed citizens.

Parliament NPA admits not many serious graft cases made it to trial for 10 years

The public wants to see the corrupt in orange overalls, while Batohi and Cronje say they first need to fix a broken NPA – but things are improving.

Parliament Home affairs committee wants Cape Town refugee crisis resolved

Bongani Bongo condemned the refugees for persistently undermining the laws of the country as a way of forcing the UNHCR to act in a way that is only satisfactory to them.

Parliament NPA now dealing with 64 municipal cases from SIU

One of the cases still under investigation is that of VBS Mutual Bank.

Parliament Ramaphosa tackles circumcision, GBV with traditional leaders

However, they seemed mostly concerned about their status, influence and the resources provided to them by the state.

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