“Protection services could have prevented Parliament fire”

Secretary to Parliament, Xolile George, says the two Parliamentary buildings would not have been destroyed by the fire if the Parliamentary Protection Services were on duty. George was answering questions from the media after he released the report of an independent investigation into the fire. The investigation was commissioned by the Presiding[…]

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David Mabuza resigns as Member of Parliament

Deputy President David Mabuza has resigned as Member of Parliament. The move clears the way for President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a new second-in-command. It comes ahead part of Ramaphosa’s expected Cabinet reshuffle. “The deputy president has undertaken the responsibilities of his office with dedication. I am grateful for the[…]

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Parliament orders probe into claims of anomalies in its conduct of business, security breaches

The newly appointed secretary to parliament Xolile George has commissioned an independent investigation into allegations of irregularities relating to the administration of Parliament, and the security breach that led to a fire that gutted the parliament precinct in January. This has led to a precautionary suspension of the deputy secretary for[…]

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Police conclude investigation into parliament fire

LOCAL The Hawks say they have concluded the investigation in relation to the fire which occurred within the parliamentary precinct early this year. They were briefing parliament on the progress made in the investigation regarding the arson as well as the renovation efforts so far. Head of the Hawks Godfrey Lebeya[…]

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