Soon-to-be speaker Mapisa-Nqakula among ministers admonished for not replying to Parliamentary replies on time

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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
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As defence minister, soon-to-be speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was one of the ministers who received a letter from former speaker Thandi Modise about not answering parliamentary questions – one of Parliament's key oversight measures - on time.

This came out while the National Assembly Rules Committee discussed draft rules on sanctioning ministers who don't answer their questions – rules Mapisa-Nqakula would have to enforce once elected.

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