That week in Parliament

#Budget2019: What You Need To Know

19-02-2019
Every February the Minister of Finance presents the budget speech in Parliament for the upcoming fiscal year. What is in the budget and why should I care? The budget presents an overall synopsis of the state of the country’s economy, amendments to tax, ...

The Week Ahead: It’s Budget Week

18-02-2019
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's budget speech on Wednesday will dominate headlines this week. The Minister has a tough job to do as he seeks to address significant social challenges, reassure investors and satisfy public pressure ahead of the national ...

The Week Ahead: SONA Debates

11-02-2019
It’s taken a few weeks but Parliament is finally firing on all cylinders with plenty of action beckoning in both the main chamber and the Committee corridor. The main events will be the joint debate on the State of the Nation Address ...

SONA 2019 legislation

08-02-2019
In his State of the Nation Address (SONA), delivered on Thursday 7 February 2019, President Ramaphosa made reference to a number of pressing issues which impact and involve legislation. We outline them below  

SONA 2019: The Speech

04-02-2019
Find here: SONA 2019: President Cyril Ramaphosa's Speech It’s one of the most important speeches that the President delivers in any year. With a prime time tv audience, it is a tremendous PR opportunity for the President to simultaneously lay out his ...

The Week Ahead: It’s all about #SONA2019

04-02-2019
  On Thursday, all eyes will be fixated on Parliament for the State of the Nation Address (SONA). The speech, due to be delivered at 19:00 before a combined gathering of Parliament, Cabinet, the Judiciary and the public, will seek to build on the ...

Facts about #SONA2019

04-02-2019
  1. What is the SONA? It is an annual address given by the President to a joint session of Parliament and marks the official opening of the legislature. It is designed to be a report on the economic and social state of the nation, and includes a review ...

Parliament Preview 2019

17-01-2019
  It’s an election year so we can look forward to a frenetic schedule and disjointed calendar as the National Legislature is first dissolved and later re-constituted after the elections. We can also expect an unpredictable timetable and two State of the ...

Review of Parliament 2018....

11-12-2018
2018 was a bumper year of parliamentary business. With the year done and dusted, we review some of the legislature’s activities and highlights from this period. Delayed SONA and new President The Fifth Parliament has given us a lot of “firsts”. Another ...

The Week Ahead: Parliament wraps up for 2018

03-12-2018
 It’s a week of farewells and loose ends… The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament next year. But a fair amount of work will be done before they go as there is some unfinished business to ...

 

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