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SPEECHES BY SANELE MAGAQA


Speech Notes: Human Settlements Portfolio Committee Report and Budget 2020/2021

July 3rd, 2020
Sanele Magaqa

Honourable Speaker This budget debate takes place when our province is engulfed with the Covid 19 Pandemic, like the rest of the country. Our province is peculiar because we are amongst the rural provinces in our country. The Covid 19 pandemic has exposed the need for decent houses especially amongst the poor in the province. The budget for human settlements in the province has been declining for a number of …


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Speech notes: Reaction to SOPA 2020 by Sanele Magaqa, MPL

March 3rd, 2020
Sanele Magaqa

Integrated human settlements and the failure to provide basic services The Hon Speaker The Hon Premier Members of the House The people in the Eastern Cape waited with full of hope and anticipation to listen to the Premier to deliver his state of the province address. They did this because they believed that the Premier will provide tangible solutions in the gloomy economic situation and hardships they feel. They did …


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CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO HOUSING PROJECTS AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

October 24th, 2019
Sanele Magaqa

Integrated Human Settlements a cornerstone for provision of decent housing Honorable Speaker The Premier and Members of the Executive Leaders of Political Parties Members of the House Traditional leaders present and the entire members of the community in Chris Hani District Municipality. We are here to consider the report of the Portfolio Committee for Human Settlements based on the visit of the committee to Enoch Mgijima and surrounding areas. We …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO MUNICIPALITIES AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

October 23rd, 2019
Sanele Magaqa

Enoch Mgijima is in distress and is collapsing under the pressure of maladministration Service Delivery is has deteriorated in this municipality. Maladministration has resulted in the municipality being in complete financial and governance distress. Enoch Mgijima Municipality must be dissolved. Honourable speaker, honourable premier, honourable members and guests, good afternoon. Honourable speaker, lets start with the most urgent problem that is faced by this municipality as we speak. Every person …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO SCHOOLS AROUND CHRIS DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

October 22nd, 2019
Sanele Magaqa

Honourable Speaker, members of the executive, members of this house, delegates, officials, members of the public, I humbly greet you. One of the key roles of a legislature is that of oversight. In the oversight model of the South African Legislative Sector, and I quote “it is necessary to identify the key elements of legislative oversight, that is, the evaluation of the efficacy of Public Service programmes and the appropriateness …


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Speech Notes: Human Settlements Annual Report and Financial Oversight Debate

December 5th, 2018
Sanele Magaqa

1. The current budget expenditure has failed to address housing related protests across this burning province. 2. The department has under-performed in issuing of title deeds for the last five consecutive years. Honourable Speaker, Inkulumbuso ye Phondo, Amalungu asigqeba Sakhe, Inkokheli zemibutho yonke yezo politico ekhoyo, amalungu alendlu yowiso mthetho, amagosa ka rhulumente, kunye namandwendwe ndiyabulisa. Hon Speaker, the report in front of us is one of many reports I …


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Presentation of Report of Portfolio Committee on on Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism

October 19th, 2018
Sanele Magaqa

Good afternoon Honourable Premier, MECs, Members of the Provincial Legislature and most importantly esteemed community members. It is indeed a great honour to be able to address you all today in this most beautiful part of our Province. The Mbashe Municipality is home to our former State President, Thabo Mbeki, and to some of the most breathtaking landscapes known to man. The natural beauty of this area, combined with the …


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Presentation of Report of Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements

October 17th, 2018
Sanele Magaqa

Taking legislature to the People Elliotdale, Amathole District Municipality 17 October 2018 Honourable speaker The Premier of the province Leaders of political parties Members of the house Traditional and all community members Honourable Speaker every title deed delayed, is dignity denied Perhaps it is important to kick-off our debate on the visit by several committees in this region by first tracing the origins of the mandate that the Department of …


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Speech notes by Sanele Magaqa MPL: Debate on the State of the Province Address: 28 February 2018

February 28th, 2018

Honourable Speaker, six years ago the South African government adopted a blueprint for development, the NDP. The strategic goals as informed by the plan in Chapter 8, deals with integrated human settlement strategies, goals and time frames in forging a way forward to improve the lives of our people in this province. The pace and manner in which we commit ourselves to the realisation of Chapter 8 of the NDP …


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Speech Notes: Sanele Magaqa MPL speaking on the State of the Province Address, 21 February 2017.

February 22nd, 2017

As the Democratic Alliance we view the Premier’s Sopa as more reflective than forward looking and this has been echoed in the media and by those who were able to analyse it with a clearer mind. And indeed it was the continuation of what was said at the last Sopa- nothing exciting about the changes that we want to see. Yes, reflection is important in such an address but vision …


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