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The department reported approximately R1.2 billion in irregular expenditure and underspent by R757 million.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola says the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is "in desperate need of renewal".
The EFF’s motion was condemned as divisive, and ill-advised as there are already portfolio committees dealing with these matters.
The recommendation for Maluleke’s appointment as Auditor-General will now be forwarded to President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The deputy president says corrupt activities undermine people’s trust in the government and its efforts to attract much-needed investments to grow the economy,
He says the plan will serve to solidify the new colonial character of the economy that continues to be white-dominated, jobless and the most unequal in the world.
The position of Secretary of Parliament will be re-advertised to attract a larger pool of applicants.
The National Assembly programme committee would consider and finalise the request, said parliament.
Mazzone said Mkhwebane’s interdict was an attempt by her to, ‘delay and frustrate’, the inquiry and invalidate a legitimate parliamentary process to have her removed.
The joint sitting is planned for 14:00 on Thursday 15 October.
The DA says a tweet in which the EFF leader calls on ‘all ground forces and peace-loving South Africans’ to attend the next proceedings appears to ‘incite violence’.
Retraction and apology of article titled: “Parliament to reopen in October: Regular Cabinet programme will resume on 6 October”
Parliament has been fully operational during the Covid-19 lockdown periods and Members of Parliament had embarked on a constituency leave period in September, which ends on 5 October.
DA to refer ministers who received money from FS asbestos-businessman to Parliament’s Ethics Committee
The party says if the MPs’ dealings with Sodi were irreproachable, they would have had no qualms declaring these payments.
Parliament’s presiding officers called on South Africans to mark Heritage Day by recommitting to root out the ills in society.
The spokesperson of parliament says the sitting also approved South Africa’s accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in South East Asia.
Cabinet says lawlessness and vandalism of private and public property should not be condoned as they are not a responsible and progressive option to resolve a conflict.