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27 April 2017
                       
 
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25 Apr 2017
 
 
SA: Committee deeply concerned after another taxi carrying learners crashes in KZN
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Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has noted with great concern media reports regarding the taxi crash in KwaZulu-Natal today in which 16 pre-primary learners were injured....
 
 
21 Apr 2017
 
 
 
SA: Legislative sector congratulates members graduating today at Wits
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The South African Legislative Sector congratulates the 162 Members of Parliament (MPs) and Provincial Legislatures (MPLs) graduating at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) today after...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
SA: Police Committee lauds SAPS and Hawks on Omotoso and Military Base robbery arrests
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The Portfolio Committee on Police has commended today’s swift arrests by the South African Police Service (SAPS) and Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI/Hawks) in cases involving the...
 
 
16 Apr 2017
 
SA: Army base security must be strengthened
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The Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans is concerned by reports of a heist at 9 South African Infantry Battalion Base, in Khayelitsha. “Military bases are supposed to be the most...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
SA: Police Committee welcomed appointment of Acting Head of Hawks
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The Portfolio Committee on Police has welcomed today’s swift decision by Police Minister Mr Fikile Mbalula to appoint Lieutenant-General Yolisa Matakata as acting national head of the Directorate...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
SA: Bus strike of serious concern to transport committee
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The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Transport, Ms Dikeledi Magadzi, said she was concerned about the bus strike, just days before the Easter weekend. “The national bus strike is set to...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
SA: Efficient station commanders are key in equitable allocation of police resources
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The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr Francois Beukman, believes the challenge of striking an equilibrium between ensuring equitable allocation of police resources and scarce...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
SA: Police Committee suspends meeting on Hawks boss judgement
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The Portfolio Committee on Police has reviewed its earlier intention to hold a meeting to discuss the implications of the North Gauteng High Court judgement on the appointment of the Head of the...
 
 
03 Apr 2017
 
SA: Scopa notes and appreciates that social grants are being paid
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The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) notes and appreciates the fact that social grants are being paid as of 01 April 2017 without any reported glitches so far, as should be the case in...
 
 
30 Mar 2017
 
SA: Industrial peace key as Kusile reaches completion
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The Select Committee on Economic and Business Development has urged Eskom, SA’s electricity parastatal, to prioritise industrial peace at the Kusile Plant as scope of work is shrinking as a result...
 
 
29 Mar 2017
 
SA: Scopa satisfied with Post Office's presentation on social grant disbursment
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The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is satisfied with the presentation made by the South African Post Office (Sapo) on its state of readiness for the disbursement of social grants....
 
 
SA: Burning of schools a cowardly act
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The Select Committee on Education and Recreation condemns in the strongest terms the disruption of learning and the burning of schools in Marite, Mpumalanga. The Committee has learned that two...
 
 
SA: Matikwane Hospital on Mpumalanga failing patients
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The Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration/Monitoring and Evaluation is alarmed by the inexcusable service being rendered by healthcare officials at Matikwane Hospital, in...
 
 
SA: Justice Committee commends decision to fill posts
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The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today commended the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Adv Shaun Abrahams, for re-evaluating his decision to fill all critical...
 
 
SA: Committee pays tribute to three great South Africans
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The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation at its ordinary meeting today decided to hold a moment of silence and to express messages of condolences to the families of the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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