A focus on Covid-19-related corruption in the courts will assist in speedily dealing with allegations of this kind, Mapisa-Nqakula added.
Mabuza’s representative pointed out that on Wednesday, at 23.05pm, he issued a letter on behalf of Mabuza, confirming that he would answer questions on 25 June.
He said that in the first week after the virus had reached South Africa, 35 tests were done per day; now the average was 15,000 per day.
The department further expects a budget cut to hinder Legal Aid SA’s ability provide legal representation for the indigent and vulnerable citizens.
‘We have faced these threats over centuries, we have not given in; we have persevered, we have grown and we shall overcome.’
It’s official: the country now has a virtual parliament, complete with all the rules of procedure applying to members of parliament and proceedings of committees of the National Assembly.

Parliament Parliament gives Cele three months to appoint Ipid head

In February, it was reported the police had contravened legislation by its failure to appoint a head for the police watchdog.

Parliament National Assembly to speed up budget for Covid-19 response

The National Assembly will convene its first virtual sitting next Wednesday.

Parliament Zulu ‘takes exception’ to claims her dept stops NGOs providing food

This comes a day after a commissioner of the SAHRC said the department had violated the Constitution by preventing the provision of food.

Parliament Lawmakers push for new Bill to prop up struggling municipalities

A political analyst said Covid-19 compounding factors, including payment holidays and redirection of resources, could see widespread crises.

Parliament ‘Focused Covid-19 intervention’ from govt coming in Western Cape

‘Our people in the Western Cape are frightened. They are especially, especially concerned. What is happening in the Western Cape is not at all good.’

Parliament Home Affairs considers marriage registrations during level 3

During the first phase of the lockdown, it only offered death registrations, temporary identity certificates and the re-issue of birth certificates.

Parliament Dlamini-Zuma misses parly meeting, ‘busy with level 3 regulations’

A precise date has not yet been given, but the fact that Dlamini-Zuma is working on regulations can be viewed as a strong indicator that it will be sooner rather than later.

Parliament Justice dept works on three laws to curb GBV – Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola also said maintenance and other issues related to children are of major interest to the department.

Parliament More than 14K virus parolees would’ve been eligible for parole within two years

The offenders will be released in a phased process, starting with women, children and elderly inmates, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said.

Parliament SAA has lost over R10bn since 2018, hears parliament

The ailing airline continues to bleed vast sums of money despite being in business rescue.

Parliament eThekwini saw 40% drop in rates collection in April, parliamentary committees told

‘The municipality is going to be hard-pressed to meet its obligations,’ said the city’s chief financial officer, Krish Kumar.

Parliament No, Mazzone, virtual parliament isn’t a shambles – ANC

This after DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone said if something drastic wasn’t done, parliament would be constitutionally delinquent, because it was not fulfilling its oversight duty.

Parliament Cabinet to meet on Tuesday over NCCC terms of reference

The meeting comes as there are growing calls for Ramaphosa to address the public 47 days after the lockdown was imposed.

Eish! Mazzone says parliament has learnt from porn incident to keep out the ‘naughty people’

The DA’s chief whip has told her party leader it hadn’t been accurate to refer to the people who disrupted a Zoom meeting as ‘hackers’.

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