5th Parliament swearing in ceremony of NA and NCOP

National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

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DA`s disturbing investigation into NCOP Chief Whip`s Qualifications

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip finds an investigation by Democratic Alliance into the academic qualifications of the National Council of Provinces Chief Whip Dr Hunadi Mateme outrageous, disturbing and racist.

Sad passing of former DA Chief Whip

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip has received with sadness the news of the sudden passing away of former Democratic Alliance Chief Whip Watty Watson. Watson contributed immensely to our country`s robust public political discourse, notably through his leadership role in the DA and as one of the longest serving and experienced parliamentarians.

Adjournment of today`s AD HOC Committee Meeting

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip notes the adjournment of the meeting of the parliamentary ad hoc committee set up to consider President Jacob Zuma`s response to reports on the security upgrades at Nkandla private residence.


Alexandria ANC PCO donates rugby kit to school

The Parliamentary Constituency Office of the ANC in Alexandria has donated a rugby kit to Ukhanyo High School on Thursday 31st May 2012 at the school premises. The kit was presented by Brian Maloni who administers the activities of the Alexandria PCO.

Madiba fought for the liberation of all races

Mandela understood that racism and racially discriminatory practices degraded and dehumanised both the oppressed and the oppressors. Thus our national liberation struggle was waged for the liberation of all South Africans, both black and white. The struggle was not against white people. It was against the apartheid system.