Tag Archives | Lechesa Tsenoli

ANC does about turn on DA’s urgent debate on Fees crisis

I have again written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to request a debate on the Fees Commission Report as soon as possible. The Report was not debated yesterday despite a debate having been agreed to. On 14 November 2017, I wrote to the Speaker requesting a debate on the Report, which…

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We will not allow Parliament to become one of the “President’s Keepers”

The following statement was delivered today by DA Leader Mmusi Maimane, at a press briefing in Parliament, Cape Town. Maimane was joined by DA Federal Executive Chairperson, James Selfe, and DA Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen. Last week Thursday, President Jacob Zuma appeared before Parliament in his last oral question session for the year, and quite…

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Motion of no confidence: Mbete fiddles while SA burns

A week ago, DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, wrote to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, stating the DA’s intention to table a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, in terms of Section 102 of the Constitution and Rule 129 of the National Assembly. Today, during the National Assembly Programme Committee I…

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Deputy Speaker Tsenoli has misled the media

Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli’s remarks at this morning’s pre-SONA briefing that the DA had not given him sufficient notice and is responsible for the costs incurred by not attending Parliament’s pre- and post-SONA receptions are a disingenuous attempt to mislead the media and deflect his office’s embarrassment. Our caucus was only officially notified of the…

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