That week in Parliament

The Week Ahead: Parliament is winding down...

11-03-2019
It's the National Assembly’s penultimate week. As a result, there is a bit of frenzy as legislation and important business that can be completed are rushed to the finishing line while other less urgent parliamentary business is dropped for lack of time. ...

The Week Ahead: President’s final appearance in the National Assembly

04-03-2019
It's a rapid descent towards the end of the Fifth Parliament as MPs rush to finalise all urgent business. The endgame of the current Parliament is fast approaching and loose ends are gradually being knitted together. There are only a few weeks left ...

The Week Ahead: Deputy President, Appointments & Legislation

25-02-2019
There's a full and mixed flavour to the coming week's parliamentary business. The major points of interest will come from the Question Time session with the Deputy President in the NA chamber and several high-profile meetings in the committee corridor. ...

#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 ...

 

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