Churches Bill: MP heated exchange with minister lands him in trouble


The MP for Goodhope/Mabule James Mathokgwane was thrown out of parliament this afternoon after he failed to comply with Deputy Speaker Kagiso Molatlhegi’s orders to withdraw a statement.

Mathokgwane was debating the controversial Societies Bill when he started quoting some sections of the Constitution saying the Bill was contradicting them. 

The minister of Health Dorcus Makgato interjected Mathokgwane accusing him, and his opposition colleagues of treating Parliament like a kindergarten school.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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