5th Parliament swearing in ceremony of NA and NCOP

National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

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Activation of Biometric Attendance System by Parliament

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip welcomes the announcement by Parliament that it will finally activate the biometric attendance system to monitor Members of Parliament's attendance.

Speaker's engagement with parties regarding police minister's report

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip expresses its full support for the process initiated by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to consult leaders of all parliamentary political parties with a view to tap into their collective wisdom regarding how the report by the Minister of Police on the Nkandla matter should be best handled by Parliament.

Struggle for transformation at UCT

Earlier this week the EFF sprung an opportunistic motion in the National Assembly urging the House to support the campaign by Black students of the University of Cape Town for the removal of Cecil Rhode' statue from the grounds of the University.


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.