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South Africa: Senzo Mchunu Elected As Performing Minister of Agriculture

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed the Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation, Senzo Mchunu, as Performing Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Improvement.

“The appointment, which takes impact instantly, follows the election by the Nationwide Meeting of Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Improvement Thoko Didiza as Speaker of the Nationwide Meeting,” the Presidency assertion learn.

On Friday, the newly elected Speaker of the seventh administration dedicated to make sure that Parliamentary debates are performed throughout the rule of regulation, and in a good method.

Didiza took the seat of the Speaker through the first sitting of Parliament, held at Cape City Worldwide Conference Centre (CTICC).

Didiza, who’s an African Nationwide Congress member, acquired 284 votes in opposition to Financial Freedom Fighters’ Veronica Mente, who acquired 49.

“I additionally commit that I’ll work with all of the events, led by their whips and representatives, to guarantee that we conduct the enterprise of this Parliament in a way that certainly displays the desire of the individuals of South Africa,” Didiza mentioned.

The Democratic Alliance’s Annelie Lotriet was elected Deputy Speaker after securing 273 votes.


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