Ramaphosa said the country needed to be frank and admit that the government could not solve the country’s economic challenges alone.
Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has been championing the building of a higher learning institution in the metro since assuming his position in 2016.
SONA 2020 in a nutshell
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address got off to a very rocky start, with the EFF managing to make his night all about themselves. And when the president did finally get to speak, he delivered quite the mouthful.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has outlined his government’s plans for South Africa over the next year.
The party had caused a suspension of proceedings after an hour.
The Municipal Public Accounts Committee will only sit this Friday to look into the matter, said China Dodovu, chairperson of the committee.

Parliament Sona 2020 run ‘on the cheap’, but will still dazzle

Proceedings will kick off at about 4.30pm with the arrival of members of the judiciary, Cabinet ministers and MPs.

Parliament NA Speaker Modise shares her biggest concern for Sona

‘We are aware that there is a threat to not make us start in time,’ Thandi Modise said. ‘We think we are not overly worried.’

Parliament Parliament regrets ‘error’ of prematurely confirming Zuma’s attendance of Sona

Parliament says an accurate update will be given later in the day.

Parliament Parliament not distracted by ‘conspiracy theories’ as EFF claims Sona cops plot

‘Open threats to disrupt the work of parliament, including propagation of conspiracy theories, are not in the interest of the public,’ spokesperson Moloto Mothapo said.

Parliament We have sufficient mechanisms to ensure an orderly Sona, says parliament

This comes after the EFF reiterated in a statement that they would not allow Sona proceedings to continue ‘as long as Gordhan remains as a minister’.

Parliament Process to ‘dethrone’ Mkhwebane to continue despite court challenge

The speaker [Thandi Modise] will oppose [Mkhwebane’s] application in defence of parliament’s powers, a statement read.

Parliament Modise considering ATM’s motion of no confidence in Ramaphosa

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise said she is considering the African Transformation Movement’s (ATM) motion of no confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Parliament Mkhwebane’s lawyers serve parliament with court papers over removal process

The ATM said in a statement that it too was served with Mkhwebane’s urgent application papers against the removal process.

Parliament Sona: ‘Only president’s address will be entertained’ amid EFF disruption threat

The acting secretary of parliament, Baby Tyawa, said they have budgeted R2.1m for this Sona, but she expected they would spend less.

Parliament Scopa wants all former Prasa board members declared delinquent

‘There has been instability in the business since 2015 particularly at leadership level, both at board and management levels,’ administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo told Scopa.

Parliament ATM files motion of no confidence in Ramaphosa

A press conference will highlight that the party had ‘no less than 15 grounds’ to call for a vote of no confidence against the president.

Parliament Giyani bulk water project’s slow progress worries portfolio committee

A report stating 22 of 55 villages were receiving water was incorrect, the committee said after a visit to the area, as they ‘were met by dry taps’.

Scopa chases Hawks to reopen probe into missing R84m

Parliament Scopa chases Hawks to reopen probe into missing R84m

Provincial Scopa chair Job Dliso said the Hawks had always had all the information needed, which was why they were shocked when the case was closed.

ANC will support DA’s bid to have Mkhwebane axed – source

Parliament ANC will support DA’s bid to have Mkhwebane axed – source

The DA’s call for the public protector’s head has been backed by the SA Communist Party – a sure sign that the ruling ANC will follow suit, a source says.

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