The recent invasion and aggression by Russia in Ukraine is a crime against humanity. The invasion by Russia has led to massive human rights violations and the contravention of international treaties and protocols affecting the sovereignty of Ukraine and its people. The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) joins the global condemnation of Russia's attack on Ukranian civilians, mostly women and children. South Africa is a signatory to the United Nations Charter on Human Rights and has a moral obligation to defend the sovereignty and peace of all member states, including Ukraine.
Western Cape Provincial Parliament Speaker, Masizole Mnqasela wishes the LGBTQIA+ community a happy Pride weekend taking place in Cape Town from today, an annual event to raise awareness around the issues faced by the LGBTQIA+ community.
Courtesy of Weskaap Aktueel, view this brief Afrikaans summary of this year's State of the Province Address event held in Velddrif in the West Coast District on 15 February: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5_j5dqBAGM.
Speaker Masizole Mnqasela, as part of a concerted effort to engage communities in creating further awareness ahead of the Official Opening of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament and the Premier’s 2022 State of the Province Address (SOPA) taking place in the Bergrivier Municapility on Tuesday, will embark on his Shoes of Hope programme by distributing school shoes to needy learners in this municipality on Monday, 14 February in coll
The official opening ceremony of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) will take place on Tuesday, 15 February 2022 at the Velddrif Town Hall, Voortrekker Road, Velddrif, and via live feed in parallel in the WCPP Chamber, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town. Apart from these two venues, some Members will participate via online platform. The Premier will deliver his State of the Province Address during the sitting at 10:45.