NCOP RECEIVEED BRIEFINGS FROM MINISTERS ON GOVERNMENT INTERVENTIONS TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT (9th September 2021)

The Minister in the Presidency, Ms Nkoana-Mashabane; the Minister of Employment and Labour, Mr Thulas Nxesi; and the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza, appeared before the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) rece Read more

NCOP BRIEFED ON GOVERNMENT PROGRESS ON YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMES (9th September 2021)

The Minister of Employment and Labour Mr Thulas Nxesi presented his department’s plans and progress in addressing youth and unemployment for the National Council of Provinces. Read more

PROVINCES REPORT TO NCOP ON POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT ALLEVIATION INTERVENTIONS (9th September 2021)

The Premier of the Eastern Cape, Mr Oscar Mabuyane, reported to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) that the Eastern Cape provincial government has been focussing on turning around the socio-economic fortunes of the youth, as set out in the Provincia Read more

NCOP PROGRAMME COMMITTEE MAKES CHANGES TO ACCOMMODATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS (9th September 2021)

The National Council of Provinces’ (NCOP) Programming Committee met this morning to make changes to its committee and plenary sittings to accommodate the recent Constitutional Court judgement on local government elections. Read more

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES MARKS HERITAGE MONTH (6th September 2021)

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) marked Heritage Month at the beginning of September with a debate on United in our diversity and rich cultural heritage: The path to constructing a non-racial, non-sexist, united and prosperous democratic society. Read more

PRESENTING BUDGET VOTE IN NCOP, BASIC EDUCATION MINISTER SAYS DEPARTMENT HAS DONE ITS BEST, AGAINST TOUGH ODDS (8th June 2021)

Despite the devastating effects of the coronavirus, the Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, says her department has been resilient and done its best to salvage what was left of the 2020 education calendar. Ms Motshekga was delivering the Depa Read more

PARLIAMENT COMMEMORATES 25 YEARS OF THE CONSTITUTION (1st June 2021)

Parliament held a joint sitting of the National Assembly (NA) and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) to observe the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. Members of Parliament (MPs) paid homage to the Read more

2020 WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT IS A PLATFORM FOR SOLUTION-FINDING, SAYS NCOP DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON (28th August 2020)

Parliament today held a hybrid 2020 Women’s Parliament with the theme “Generation Equality: Advancing our collective efforts to end gender-based violence and femicide”. Read more

NCOP DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON LEADS WOMEN’S CHARTER REVIEW CAMPAIGN (26th May 2020)

Parliament will, for the next coming months, be gathering information about the plight of women in every district across the country as part of an ongoing process to review the Women’s Charter. Read more

PRESIDING OFFICERS COMMEND PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA AND HIS EXECUTIVE FOR THEIR LEADERSHIP AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME (17th April 2020)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament, the Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Thandi Modise, and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Mr Amos Masondo, commended President Cyril Ramaphosa and his executive in the manner they led the nation Read more