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Speech notes: Recruitment by the Eastern Cape department of Health during the COVID-19 pandemic [Seconder]

September 4th, 2020

The following speech was delivered by Retief Odendaal, MPL in response to a motion tabled by DA EC MPL and Shadow MEC for Health, Jane Cowley . Speaker, I want to start off by congratulating the former HOD for Health Dr Mbengashe with his new appointment as strategic adviser to the Premier. That said, I also want to thank the Premier on behalf of many elated officials in the Department …


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SPEECH NOTES: Removal of apartheid symbol of cultural dominance such as statues across the province

September 3rd, 2020

The following speech was delivered by Nomvano Zibonda, MPL in response to a motion tabled by EFF MPL, Mr Y. Tetyana, in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, on 23 July 2020 Honourable Speaker, members and staff ndiyabulisa ngale mvakwemini. This debate takes place at the beginning of heritage month. A month set aside to celebrate our heritage. Heritage is the full range of our inherited traditions, monuments, objects, and culture. …


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Speech Notes: Recruitment by the Eastern Cape department of Health during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 3rd, 2020

Madam Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable members of the House, officials and guests, I greet you all. Madam Speaker, a year ago we had not even heard the word Covid-19. A viral pandemic was something one read about in a good book, or watched in a scary movie. Little did we know that in a few short months, the world as we knew it would have changed forever. Entire new vocabularies …


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Speech Notes: Consideration Of The Adjustments Appropriation Bill, 2020

September 3rd, 2020

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Leaders of Political Parties, Members of the House In January 2020, ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hon Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni, warned that if the country could not effect deep structural economic reforms, then it would be game over for South Africa. Fast-track to June this year, ahead of the Special COVID-19 Adjustments budget Mr Mboweni said: “We can no longer spend the …


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Speech notes: Ushering in a new approach to the delivery of government services.

September 3rd, 2020
Vicky Knoetze

The following speech was delivered by Vicky Knoetze, MPL in support of a motion tabled by DA EC Leader in the Legislature, Bobby Stevenson, in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, on 23 July 2020. GLOBAL GOVERNANCE – A NEW APPROACH TO SERVICE DELIVERY The approach of delivering services to communities by government, namely that of co-operative governance is inadequate to provide the needs of all people. Over the last two …


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