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Parliament to host public hearings on gender-based violence bills

Parliament will host public hearings this week into three bills relating to gender-based violence. The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services is processing the three bills, which parliament has described as crucial proposed legislation. The three bills are the Domestic Violence Amendment Bill, the Criminal Law Amendment Bill and[…]

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Lekota responds to being called a ‘sell-out’

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says he will continue to stand firmly by his view that there is no need to amend the Constitution or to expropriate land without compensation – even in the face of being called a disgrace and a sell-out. Some South Africans who have attended public hearings[…]

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Fee Commission commences with last public hearings

The Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training commences with its last set of public hearings on Monday. Its focus will be on the broader social, economic and financial implications of implementing a fee-free higher education and training in South Africa. Last year President Jacob Zuma extended the deadline[…]

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Marikana hearings conclude

The public hearings of the commission of inquiry into the events at Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West, in August 2012 closed on Friday after a sitting lasting 300 days. The hearings had proceeded more “harmoniously” than initially anticipated, said the commission’s chairman, retired judge Ian Farlam. Adjourning the commission[…]

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Lwandle hearings to resume

An inquiry into the removal of people from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town will resume its public hearings on Tuesday. The inquiry, appointed by Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, will move to Nomzamo on Tuesday for a third round of public hearings. Residents directly affected by the SA National Roads[…]

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Lwandle hearings to resume

An inquiry into the removal of people from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town will resume its public hearings next week, spokesman Vusi Tshose said on Friday. He said the inquiry, appointed by Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, would move to Nomzamo on Tuesday for a third round of public hearings.[…]

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