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Your guide to Sona 2019

The serjeant-at-arms and the usher of the black rod lead the president and the presiding officers to their seats and proceed to place the mace and the black rod in place before the Speaker and the chairperson of the Ncop, respectively.

EWN , South Africa Feb 5, 2019

Parly cans gala dinner, finger foods as Sona budget cut

National Council of Provinces (Ncop) chairperson Thandi Modise says that Parliament has been consistent in cutting the Sona budget.

EWN , South Africa Jan 30, 2019

Speaker of parliament Baleka Mbete anxious about her future

"I wouldn't say it's relief, it's heartbreaking because … we feel particularly from the Ncop, there could be other things that we could have done differently and in a manner that could have made our lives easier in an effort to improve the lives of our people," said Tau.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 30, 2019

It is all systems go for #SONA2019

The National Council of Provinces (Ncop) chairwoman Thandi Modise added they expected no disruptions, despite the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) threatening to the turn the SONA into a roasting of Ramaphosa over his dealings with a company implicated in state capture.

IOL , South Africa Jan 30, 2019

Where is the amendment to allow for elders’ MPs?

On November 14, 2018 a delegation of 17 members of the National Council for Older Persons (Ncop) met the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ms Janat Mukwaya, and handed her a fresh petition calling on the ministry to take lead in ensuring that electoral reforms are carried out to enable them have representation in Parliament during the next general elections.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

DA to petition Ramaphosa over Electoral Laws Amendment Bill

The Ncop passed the bill last week, paving the way for the president to sign it into law in time for general elections this year.

EWN , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Chief Khoisan SA rejects Traditional and Khoisan leadership bill

Picture: Brenda Masilela/ANA Pretoria - Khoisan leader Chief Khoisan SA and his fellow men who have been camping outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria for almost two months -- on Friday said they rejected the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill which was passed by the National Council of Provinces(Ncop).

IOL , South Africa Jan 11, 2019

#News24 ICYMI: Probe into Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke, Usain Bolt surprises gym goers; and Jennifer Hudson chats to Channel24

Ncop adopts Electoral Laws Amendment Bill - what this means for 2019 The Ncop has adopted the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill during a special sitting.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 10, 2019

How the new Electoral Laws Amendment Bill will impact elections

The Electoral Laws Amendment Bill has been passed by the National Council of Provinces (Ncop).

The South African , South Africa Jan 10, 2019

NCOP adopts Electoral Laws Amendment Bill - what this means for 2019

The National Council of Provinces (Ncop) adopted the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill during a special sitting on Thursday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 10, 2019