ARTICLES RELATING TO MARIO ORIANI-AMBROSINI

The day Mario Oriani-Ambrosini stopped the pain

2014-09-21 19:29

His wife, sister, a friend and a nurse stayed up talking to him all night and, shortly before dawn, put on his favourite opera – Verdi’s Aida – when he asked to be left alone.

Emotional goodbyes to Ambrosini

2014-08-19 17:26

An emotional IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has told of a message by Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, who committed suicide, “I'm dying in peace and serenity surrounded by the love of my family”.

Zuma saddened by Ambrosini's death

2014-08-16 20:28

President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness at the death of IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini.

Call for research into medical marijuana

2014-03-13 07:17

Members of Parliament have had mixed reactions to a call for alternative cancer treatments, including medical marijuana, to be considered by government. Many have called for research.

Decriminalise medical use of dagga - MP

2014-02-19 17:23

Cancer-stricken Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini has made an impassioned plea to the government to decriminalise the medical use of dagga.

Info bill sent back to committee

2013-10-22 18:34

The National Assembly has referred the protection of state information bill back to the ad hoc committee that drafted and recently reviewed it, because it had failed to observe procedural rules.

MP details his lung cancer battle

2013-05-22 13:12

IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini has announced that he is suffering from inoperable lung cancer and has rejected chemotherapy as a treatment option.

No instability in SA, Zuma maintains

2012-11-15 20:41

The country is not facing instability as a result of violent wildcat strikes over the past few months, President Jacob Zuma says.

Nxesi mum on Zuma 'siege' bunker

2012-10-31 21:00

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi will not say whether the underground bunker reportedly planned for President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla private residence was designed to handle a long siege.

ConCourt ruling a game-changer - IFP

2012-10-09 17:30

The Constitutional Court's judgment that rules which regulated the introduction of bills were unconstitutional is a game changer, IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini says.

 

Campaign for assisted suicide heads to ConCourt

2014-08-21 05:00

Campaign group Dignity SA has revealed plans to take the debate over legalising assisted suicide to the Constitutional Court. News24 finds out more.

Mogoeng: Ambrosini an astute jurist

2014-08-17 08:30

Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini will be remembered as an astute jurist, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says.

IFP MP Oriani-Ambrosini dies

2014-08-16 12:50

Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini has died after a long battle with terminal lung cancer, his family says.

Legalise marijuana!

2014-02-20 08:09

An MP's call to permit medical marijuana aims in the right direction, but doesn't go far enough at all, says Simon Williamson .

Stricken MP pleads for cancer centre

2013-10-22 19:39

Terminally-ill politician Mario Oriani-Ambrosini has returned to the National Assembly with a poignant call for a new centre for the treatment of cancer.

Info bill is a democracy exercise - MP

2013-09-27 22:24

The fight against certain parts of the protection of state information bill has been South Africa's first real exercise of democracy, MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini says.

Ambrosini bill hailed as 'historic'

2013-01-31 20:22

The introduction of a private member's bill by IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini is historic, Parliament's trade and industry portfolio committee chairperson Joan Fubbs says.

SCA to hear Dalai Lama case

2012-11-09 15:38

The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear an application by the IFP and Cope relating to whether it was unconstitutional and unlawful for the department of home affairs to turn down a visa for the Dalai Lama.

Cheers for ConCourt bills ruling

2012-10-09 21:36

Opposition parties have welcomed a Constitutional Court judgment that rules regulating the introduction of bills in Parliament's National Assembly are unconstitutional.

Parties call for mine violence probe

2012-08-16 20:34

Political parties have called for an urgent investigation into the shoot-out between police and striking workers at the Lonmin mine in Marikana.

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