WATCH: 6th Parliament rises - MPs vow to keep it accountable

2019-05-22 21:41
President Cyril Ramaphosa and his wife, Tshepo Motsepe, arrive at Parliament. (Screengrab)

President Cyril Ramaphosa and his wife, Tshepo Motsepe, arrive at Parliament. (Screengrab)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Video

WATCH LIVE: MPs elect new National Assembly speaker and president

2019-05-22 14:12

South Africa's sixth democratic Parliament is expected to elect the next speaker and the new president of the country in Cape Town. Watch. WATCH

New members of Parliament were sworn in at the National Assembly on Wednesday.

The 400-strong group took the oath or affirmation, with some promising to hold the sixth democratically elected president accountable for his promises.

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng presided over the ceremony. He had asked MPs to seriously consider the country's challenges in their meditation or prayer.

Read more on:    cyril ramaphosa  |  mmusi maimane  |  parliament  |  politics  |  elections 2019
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.