Article 25 of Constitution – Expropriation – Parliament-Afriforum

Parliament, Tuesday 15 September 2020 – Parliament is opposing AfriForum’s application to the High Court Western Cape Division (Cape Town), asking the court to declare Parliament’s adoption of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) report on the possible review of Section 25 of the Constitution constitutionally invalid. * Parliament’s basis for opposing this application – scheduled… Continue reading Article 25 of Constitution – Expropriation – Parliament-Afriforum

Cape Colony – Parliament

The oldest section of the buildings of Parliament, which today houses the National Council of Provinces, was completed in 1885. The original design was by Charles FREEMAN. Various financial and building problems were experienced and the project was re-allocated to the Scottish architect Henry GREAVES, who had just joined the DEPARTMENT OF THE PUBLIC WORKS.… Continue reading Cape Colony – Parliament

Expropriation of properties – Section 25

On 4 December 2018, it was stated that a report recommended that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow land expropriation without compensation.   All included.   The National Assembly has passed the Constitutional Review Committee report on land expropriation without compensation with more than 200 votes in the National Assembly.  The report recommended that Section… Continue reading Expropriation of properties – Section 25

Land Reform – 2020 -Expropriation Bill

  The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Land Reform on Expropriation Bill set to replace Expropriation Act of 1975 that is inconsistent with the Constitution.   Die volgende persverklaring is uitgereik rakende die Wetsontwerp op die Ministeriële Komitee vir Grondhervorming oor Onteiening  wat die Onteieningswet van 1975 vervang wat strydig is met die Grondwet.  Die wetsontwerp is 'n… Continue reading Land Reform – 2020 -Expropriation Bill

Parliament – Salaries 2020 – the elites

  A statement in the media made on 18 June 2020 that top earning public office-bearers in Chapter Nine institutions that are pocketing more than R1.5 million a year are likely not to receive salary increases.   Parliament is set to receive a recommendation from the justice and correctional portfolio committee backing the salary freeze as… Continue reading Parliament – Salaries 2020 – the elites

SABC-mandate-funding – SAUK-mandaat-befondsing

Wat spel die presiese mandaat uit van die SAUK en deur wie word hulle befonds.    Lees gerus meer inligting hieroor na.   * Meet the Board members of the SABC https://www.sabc.co.za/sabc/sabc-board/ MANDATE The main object of the Corporation is to supply broadcasting and information services and services that are ancillary thereto, to the general… Continue reading SABC-mandate-funding – SAUK-mandaat-befondsing

James, Wilmot Godfrey

He was born in Paarl.  In 2009 James became a Member of Parliament with the Democratic Alliance, South Africa's opposition party.  He was appointed Shadow Minister of Higher Education, and later moved to the Basic Education portfolio. In 2010 he was elected federal chairperson of the party unopposed, a post he held for five years.… Continue reading James, Wilmot Godfrey

Traditional houses – South Africa

  Traditional affairs (2018-2019)   - It was stated in parliament that this is only for the KhoiSan and different ethnic black groups of people in South Africa,  but how is it working?   No idea who gave South African parliament or ministers the "mandate" if there are different ethnic traditional leaders, perhaps the different Houses of… Continue reading Traditional houses – South Africa

Sona2020 South Africa “Take your seats” “Order”

Sy kon geen beheer oor die Parlementslede uitoefen nie. It was reported in the media that the speaker, Thandi Modise has promised that she would apply the rules of Parliament when the EFF tries to disrupt the State of the Nation Address by Ramaphosa and - she didn't.   Time and again she was overruled and… Continue reading Sona2020 South Africa “Take your seats” “Order”

National House of Traditional Leadership – Thembuland Royal Empire

The 'Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings' received petitions from the Thembuland Royal Empire and the National House of Traditional Leadership.    The petition submitted by the AbaThembu contained allegations that included the manipulation of the justice system with the intention of destroying the AbaThembu Nation in South Africa, and the delay of the land… Continue reading National House of Traditional Leadership – Thembuland Royal Empire