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David Mabuza on women abuse, free education and land - As it happened

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20 Mar 2018

Land must be given to the rightful owners. He says people want economic freedom. We don't seek to push other people away. "All of us can share this land."

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza: It is our intention to build strong government departments. That is our mission. That is why they are here. As for allegations against Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba, they are allegations and time will test them.

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza says he attended his Grade One under a tree. He says a lot has been done to change this.

20 Mar 2018

FF MP Mzingisi Dlamini asks when government will introduce complete free education, as proposed by his party the EFF.

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza: We are doing enough to address early childhood development. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza says we need more universities. "We have a shortage of universities."  

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza: We have introduced a fee free higher education, which is a victory for the poor.

20 Mar 2018

Access to higher education has always been an issue for the poor. 

20 Mar 2018

We need a skilled workforce for our country to develop. 

20 Mar 2018

Steenhuisen insists that Mabuza should answer on the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza refuses to answer a question on the privatisation of the SA Reserve Bank. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza: We will work with all law enforcement agencies to fight tax evasion. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza now addresses the problem of illicit financial flows. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza says as a secular state, we cannot prescribe which religion pupils should practice.  

20 Mar 2018

Kenneth Meshoe of the ACDP asks Mabuza why there aren't Biblical teachings at school. This, he says, would help bring respect within the schooling environment. 

20 Mar 2018

Tlouamma opts to leave the House because "I cannot withdraw the truth". 

20 Mar 2018

Tlouamma is asked to to withdraw his remarks or "there's good fresh air outside". 

20 Mar 2018

Tlouamma insists that Mabuza is a bad example and cannot lead a debate on moral degeneration. 

20 Mar 2018

AgangSA's Andries Tlouamma says Mabuza is "a bad example of moral degeneration". 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza condemns the teachers who engage in sexual activities with students. 

20 Mar 2018

He says instead of "casting aspersions", those with evidence of crime should report it to their local police stations and substantiate.   

20 Mar 2018

He says as a member of the society, he will cooperate with law enforcement agencies should they need help in this regard.

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza says that those who are "casting aspersions must do the right thing" and report these assassinations to law enforcement agencies.   

20 Mar 2018

An ANC MP interjects on a "point of order". He says the question is out of context. 

20 Mar 2018

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen asks Mabuza about the scourge of political assassinations.  

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza condemns the sexual abuse of young women and young boys. He also condemns the killings of people with albinism.  

20 Mar 2018

Girl children and women fall victims of abuse at the hands of men who are supposed to protect them. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza says the courts have dealt with Manana. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza is asked why Mduduzi Manana is still in the employ of the ANC-led government if the party is really concerned about fighting women abuse. 

20 Mar 2018

"Women are brutalised by people who are close to them." 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza says he cannot answer on the appointment of Bathabile Dlamini, because that's the "prerogative of the President". 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza: "We must look after women and the disabled." He says the nation cannot be free until women and children are free and safe. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza quotes former Mozambican president Samora Machel as having said that the "emancipation of women" should not be an "act of charity".

20 Mar 2018

He says violence against women is against the values of the Constitution. He says the fight against oppression was not only for racial equality, but was also for the liberation of women. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza: As the ANC government, we are determined to build a country where people can determine their own destinies. 

20 Mar 2018

Mabuza start by addressing the importance of social cohesion in the country. He says South Africa is a "plural society". 
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