14.1.2021 11:27 pm
Committee chairperson Bongani Bongo said a humanitarian crisis was continuing at the Lebombo border post.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has questioned why there is no political will to implement the regulations as more problems surrounding Covid-19 testing beset the Lebombo border post in Mpumalanga.
The committee’s chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa says the committee wants to ensure that municipalities are functional for the benefit of the people to ensure that service delivery is of a requisite quality.
Petterson says that the most important amendment that must be fast-tracked is the one that ensures that perpetrators of GBV are not granted bail.
‘But of course, as leaders in government, um, we are standing ready to fight the scourge of gender-based violence,’ he said to MPs wanting answers.
Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise declined the ATM’s request to have the motion voted on by way of a secret ballot.
‘The ANC caucus urges all South Africans to heed the call and unite to fight the scourge of violence, abuse and femicide against women and children.’
The hybrid sitting is scheduled to start at 14:00.
Earlier this year, Modise accepted a motion from DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone to institute removal proceedings against Mkhwebane.
In July last year, 20 EFF MPs stormed the stage while Gordhan delivered his Budget speech.
The department reported approximately R1.2 billion in irregular expenditure and underspent by R757 million.
On Tuesday, Scopa considered and adopted the report that laid bare the lack of protocols and inefficiencies with the UIF’s Covid-19 TERS benefit payment.
Motsoaledi will also answer for his department’s failure to effectively manage the country’s ports.
The DA says it condemns in the strongest terms the comments made by Paulsen via his Facebook page, where he refers to coloured people as ‘brown pets’ and ‘monkey face’.
In July last year, around 20 MPs stormed the stage while Gordhan delivered his budget speech.