Thandi Modise

Thandi Modise calls on South Africans to avoid racial tensions

Speaker of National Assembly Thandi Modise says South Africans should do all they can to avoid racial tensions. Her statement came hours before President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament. It also comes after the African National Congress (ANC) postponed its plans to lay criminal charges against[…]

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Mbete and Modise acted too slowly: Mantashe

Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chair Thandi Modise should have taken much swifter action against the EFF and DA during the State of the Nation Address on Thursday. So says ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe‚ who accused the two of prolonging the mayhem in Parliament. Mantashe said the[…]

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Mbete, Modise to be strict during SONA

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise will apply parliamentary rules and conventions strictly during President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation (Sona) address on Thursday. “We will strictly be following the rules and we will confine ourselves to the rules,” Modise told a media briefing by[…]

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