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PARLIAMENT WISHES A WONDERFUL HERITAGE DAY TO ALL SOUTH AFRICANS (23rd September 2019)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament led by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson, Mr Amos Masondo, call upon all South Africans to embrace diversity and tolerance, and focus on what unites... Read more

PRESIDING OFFICERS OF PARLIAMENT SADDENED BY PASSING OF DEPUTY MINISTER HLONGWA (14th September 2019)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo, have expressed shock and deep sadness on the news of the passing of Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister, M Read more

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SPEAKER CALLS FOR UNITY OF PARLIAMENTARIANS IN STRENGTHENING OVERSIGHT, FIGHTING CORRUPTION AND IN SERVING THE CITIZENS DURING THE 6TH TERM (13th September 2019)

National Assembly (NA) Speaker Thandi Modise, says Parliamentarians of the 6th term, must unite in fighting corruption, improving oversight and ensuring citizens enjoy a better quality of life. Read more

PARLIAMENT MOURNS PASSING AWAY OF FORMER ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE (6th September 2019)

Parliament’s Presiding Officers, led by National Assembly Speaker, Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson, Mr Amos Masondo, have learnt with sadness the passing of former President of Zimbabwe Mr. Robert Mugabe this morning. Read more

PRESIDING OFFICERS CONDEMN BRUTALITY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (4th September 2019)

Parliament has described the recent spate of brutal killings of young women by men as barbarism that must be condemned and fought by all peace loving South Africans. Read more

PARLIAMENT CONCERNED BY FLARE-UPS OF VIOLENCE (3rd September 2019)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament, led by National Assembly Speaker Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo, have noted with serious concern the ongoing sporadic violence characterised by tensions between South Af Read more

SPEAKER DECLINES DA LEADER’S REQUEST FOR URGENT QUESTION TO PRESIDENT (22nd August 2019)

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise, has declined a request by the Leader of the Opposition, Mr Mmusi Maimane, that an urgent question be put to President Cyril Ramaphosa, as part of this afternoon’s session on questions for oral reply Read more

ADDRESS BY NA SPEAKER THANDI MODISE, MP, AT THE FAREWELL FUNCTION FOR JUSTICE EDWIN CAMERON, 20 AUGUST 2019 (20th August 2019)

It is an honour for me, on behalf of parliament to say a few words to celebrate the life and service of Justice Edwin Cameron. The preamble of our constitution is inspirational. It says “We the people… respect those who have worked hard to build and devel Read more

PARLIAMENT’S PRESIDING OFFICERS JOIN THE NATION IN COMMEMORATING WOMEN’S DAY (9th August 2019)

Parliament’s Presiding Officers, National Assembly Speaker Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo, join the nation in saluting the women and girl children of South Africa for their resilience, courage and tenacity a Read more

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT REACH OUT TO FOUR SCHOOLS IN HONOUR OF MADIBA (18th July 2019)

Parliament joins the rest of South Africa and the international community in observing the Nelson Mandela International Day tomorrow, Thursday, 18 July 2019, the day the founding President would have turned 101 years. Read more