Independent health complaints committee formed

Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, has introduced the very first Independent Health Complaints Committee in South Africa. The committee is the first of its kind as it is an independent entity that will consider complaints which emanate from the public health system in the province. The body has[…]

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Minstrels suspension a blow to new committee

After years of fighting for recognition, the newly formed Cape Cultural Events and Carnival Committee were recently hit with a blow to their nascent public image. Members of the committee on Monday came together to officially suspend the Kaapse Klopse Karnival Association from the grouping. The committee’s president Kevin Momberg on[…]

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Nkandla committee begins work

The ad hoc committee that will deliberate on President Jacob Zuma’s response to investigations into public spending at his Nkandla home will meet on Friday. In April, Zuma declined to respond in full to Madonsela’s report within the requisite fortnight. Madonsela found he had violated the Executive Ethics Code by[…]

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Parliament to set up new Nkandla committee

The National Assembly on Tuesday resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma’s response to the Nkandla controversy amid protest from the DA that its mandate is too narrow. Democratic Alliance Chief Whip John Steenhuisen argued that the committee’s brief, as proposed by the ANC,[…]

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