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The ANC government has destroyed the economy of our country. Today, SA faces serious economic challenges. High unemployment rate with more and more people going to bed on empty stomachs. Congress of the People expects the Minister of Finance to inform the country how he plans to address the financial crisis at Eskom. We need to know if are any […]
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Delivered by Deputy President of The Congress Of People – Willy Madisha CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE ON FINANCE ON CARBON TAX BILL AND FIRST READING DEBATE: CARBON TAX BILL AND SECOND READING: CARBON TAX BILL Speaker, the Congress of the People agrees that climate change currently poses the greatest threat facing humankind. By all accounts, Speaker, South Africa […]
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The President of Congress of the People, Mosiuoa Lekota, never said that President Cyril Ramaphosa was a spy or a state witness. He said that Cyril wrote a “letter” (signed statement) to the Special Branch and stated that Terror put “communist ideas” in his head. Everybody knows that the apartheid regime called everybody opposed to apartheid as a communist. As […]
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The shameful attempt by the corruption infested ANC to portray President Cyril Ramaphosa as clean and some sort of saviour of our nation is not only disingenuous but is clutching at straws and an act of desperation at damage control. It is hilarious, coming from a common denominator in almost all revelations of corruption and state capture, to now claim […]
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Issued by : Mosioua Lekota President Of The Congress Of The People (COPE) Country before Party, Mr. President! Today, as a nation, we face the gravest CRISIS to which we need to make hard political, economic and social choices. Our Country cries out for brave and ethical leadership from its highest Office As President of the Republic of South Africa, […]
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WE BLAME GOVERNMENT INABILITY TO ADDRESS PROBLEMS AFFECTING SA STUDENTS Congress of the People (COPE) says Government should take full responsibility for the death of DUT student in KZN and the latest disruptions at our Universities. Congress of the People (COPE) blames government for the death of the DUT student who was shot and killed following a protest outside the […]
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The Congress of the People welcomes the adoption by the National Assembly of the Civil Union Amendment Bill, a private member’s bill initiated by its chief Whip in Parliament, Deidre Carter. The Civil Union Act which was adopted by Parliament in 2006 paved the way for the legal recognition of same-sex marriages. It however allowed for designated marriage offices in […]
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The Congress of the People (COPE) is dismayed at how the EFF has consistently projected corruption, inefficiency and theft as black excellence. Their latest comments about the dismissal of Tom Moyane from SARS as an attack on black excellence despite evidence presented at the Commission on SARS is despicable. The EFF has been consistent in masquerading corruption as black excellence. […]
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COPE calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to sign the Political Party Funding Bill into Law. Now that it is known that South Africa will go to National elections sometime in May next year, COPE calls upon the President to sign the Political Party Funding Bill into Law now, so that it is effective before the elections. Should he fail to […]
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National Assembly 23 October 2018 Issued by; The Congress Of The People – Parliament Delivered by Chief Whip of COPE, Deidre Carter Speaker, this new trade agreement which seeks to establish and strengthen African continental unity, regional integration, and stronger economic ties through the creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area is welcomed in principle by the Congress of the People. […]
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