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Time to close the chapter on SABC board removals

The ANC study group within the National Assembly's portfolio committee on communications has taken a decision to close the matter between the portfolio committee and the minister of communications regarding the legal opinion on the removal of SABC board members.

Adoption of the ad hoc Committee Programme

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip welcomes the adoption of the programme of the multiparty parliamentary ad hoc committee to consider the police minster's report on the Nkandla security upgrades.

DA's decision to approach Public Protector regarding President Al Bashir

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip is dismayed by the DA's latest stunt relating to the recent visit by the President of Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, which seeks to abuse the Office of the Public Protector for narrow political ends. The decision by the DA to approach the Public Protector on this matter is driven by sheer political posturing which makes a mockery of this important Chapter 9 institution.

Parliament ready to welcome the Cuban 5

The African National Congress in Parliament is ready to give the Cuban 5 a hero's welcome when they visit Parliament during their historic visit to South Africa following their release from years of unjust imprisonment in the United State of America.

IT's time to shun EFF' S Rowdy Conduct

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip notes today's adjournment of the sitting of the National Assembly, which was scheduled for question for oral reply by the President, due to yet another disruptive conduct of the EFF.