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Parliament resumes on Tuesday following a hiatus – SABC News

Parliament resumes its common periods this week, following a six-week hiatus. On Tuesday, the National Assembly Rules Committee will chart the best way ahead on the composition of the Section 194 committee that may probe whether or not Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is match to carry office. 

Speaker Thandi Modise referred the matter to the committee following a criticism by UDM chief, Bantu Holomisa.

Parliament proceedings concerning the Public Protector inquiry:



On Tuesday and Wednesday the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will maintain a Budget and Fiscal Oversight Workshop beneath the theme: “Accountability in Public Expenditure Through Effective Parliamentary Oversight”, which can be addressed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni. A complete of fifty committee conferences are additionally scheduled to happen.

On Thursday afternoon President Cyril Ramaphosa can be on the National Assembly to answer oral questions.

Democratic Alliance (DA) chief John Steenhuisen will ask the President for particulars of the manufacturers and portions of vaccines authorities has bought to make sure that at the least 41 million persons are vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) President Julius Malema will ask in regards to the worth of the medicine purchased and which of them have been permitted by the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority. There is widespread skepticism that authorities will have the ability to meet this goal given the rate of vaccinations thus far.

The President can even get a possibility to discuss the insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province. African National Congress (ANC) member of Parliament (MP), Bheki Radebe needs him to spell out what South Africa, SADC, and the African Union (AU) are doing to cope with the supply of the insurgency.

Defence knowledgeable, Helmoet Heitman says SADC’s efforts to cope with the state of affairs are too weak and unlikely to succeed.



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