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Parliament of South Africa

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The Parliament of South Africa is South Africa's legislature and under the country's current Constitution is composed of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. [1]

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African Christian Democratic Party

The African Christian Democratic Party is a South African political party founded in 1993.

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African Independent Congress

The African Independent Congress (AIC) is a minor political party in South Africa.

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African National Congress

The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.

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African People's Convention

The African People's Convention is a South African political party formed by Themba Godi, former deputy leader of the Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania via floor-crossing legislation, on 4 September 2007.

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Afrikaans

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Agang South Africa

Agang South Africa is a South African political party, formed by anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele on 18 February 2013, although the party claims on its website that it was founded on 22 June 2013, which was the date of the party's first official congress.

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Baleka Mbete

Baleka Mbete (born 24 September 1949) is a South African politician who is the Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa serving since May 2014.

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Bicameralism

A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.

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Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein (Afrikaans and Dutch "fountain of flowers" or "blooming fountain"; also known as Bloem) is the capital city of the province of Free State of South Africa; and, as the judicial capital of the nation, one of South Africa's three national capitals (the other two being Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Pretoria, the administrative capital) and is the seventh largest city in South Africa.

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Cape Qualified Franchise

The Cape Qualified Franchise was the system of non-racial franchise that was adhered to in the Cape Colony, and in the Cape Province in the early years of the Union of South Africa.

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.

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Congress of the People (South African political party)

The Congress of the People (COPE) is a South African political party formed in 2008 by former members of the African National Congress (ANC).

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Constitution of South Africa

The Constitution of South Africa is the supreme law of the Republic of South Africa.

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Democratic Alliance (South Africa)

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is a South African political party and the official opposition to the governing African National Congress (ANC).

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Economic Freedom Fighters

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is a South African far-left political party, that has been described by some political analysts as being fascist or racial nationalist in nature.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Freedom Front Plus

The Freedom Front Plus (FF+; Vryheidsfront Plus, VF+) is a national South African political party that was formed (as the Freedom Front) in 1994.

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Government of South Africa

The Republic of South Africa is a parliamentary republic with three-tier system of government and an independent judiciary, operating in a parliamentary system.

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Governor-General of South Africa

The Governor-General of the Union of South Africa (Goewerneur-generaal van Unie van die Suid-Afrika, Gouverneur-generaal van de Unie van Zuid-Afrika) was the highest state official in the Union of South Africa between 31 May 1910 and 31 May 1961.

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House of Assembly of South Africa

The House of Assembly (known in Afrikaans as the Volksraad, or "People's Council") was the lower house of the Parliament of South Africa from 1910 to 1981, the sole parliamentary chamber between 1981 and 1984, and latterly the white representative house of the Tricameral Parliament from 1984 to 1994, when it was replaced by the current National Assembly.

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Houses of Parliament, Cape Town

The Houses of Parliament of South Africa are situated in Cape Town.

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Inkatha Freedom Party

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is a political party in South Africa.

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Inter-Parliamentary Union

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU; Union Interparlementaire) is a global inter-parliamentary institution established in 1889 by Frédéric Passy (France) and William Randal Cremer (United Kingdom).

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Interim

In projects, an interim report is often compiled to analyze how the project is proceeding, before its final completion.

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Interim Constitution (South Africa)

The Interim Constitution was the fundamental law of South Africa from the first non-racial general election on 27 April 1994 until it was superseded by the final constitution on 4 February 1997.

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J. G. Strijdom

Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom, (also spelled Strydom) commonly called Hans Strydom (14 July 1893 – 24 August 1958), nicknamed the Lion of the North, was Prime Minister of South Africa from 30 November 1954 to 24 August 1958.

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Jacob Zuma

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (born 12 April 1942) is a South African politician who served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018.

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Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest party not in government in a Westminster System of parliamentary government.

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List of Acts of the Parliament of South Africa

This is a list of acts enacted by the Parliament of South Africa from its establishment in 1910 to the present.

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List of legislatures by country

This is a list of legislatures by country.

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Mmusi Maimane

Mmusi Aloysias Maimane (born 6 June 1980) is a South African politician, the leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) political party since 10 May 2015, and the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of South Africa since 29 May 2014.

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Monarchy of South Africa

From 1910 to 1961 the Union of South Africa was a self-governing country that shared a monarch with the United Kingdom, and other Dominions of the British Empire.

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Monarchy of the United Kingdom

The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.

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National Assembly of South Africa

The National Assembly is the lower house of the Parliament of South Africa, located in Cape Town, Western Cape Province.

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National Council of Provinces

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) is the upper house of the Parliament of South Africa under the (post-apartheid) constitution which came into full effect in 1997.

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National Freedom Party

The National Freedom Party (NFP) is a South African political party.

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National Party (South Africa)

The National Party (Nasionale Party), also known as the Nationalist Party, was a political party in South Africa founded in 1914 and disbanded in 1997.

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Opposition (parliamentary)

Parliamentary opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system.

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Pan Africanist Congress of Azania

The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (formerly known as the Pan Africanist Congress, abbreviated as the PAC) is a South African Black Nationalist movement that is now a political party.

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Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope

The Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope functioned as the Legislature of the Cape Colony, from its founding in 1853, until the creation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, when it was dissolved and the Parliament of South Africa was established.

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Politics of South Africa

The Republic of South Africa is a parliamentary representative democratic republic.

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Premier (South Africa)

In South Africa, a Premier is the head of government of one of South Africa's nine provinces.

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Pretoria

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.

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Provincial legislature (South Africa)

In South Africa, a provincial legislature is the legislative branch of the government of a province.

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Senate of South Africa

The Senate was the upper house of the Parliament of South Africa between 1910 and its abolition from 1 January 1981, and between 1994 and 1997.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African apartheid referendum, 1992

A referendum on ending apartheid was held in South Africa on 17 March 1992.

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South African general election, 1994

General elections were held in South Africa between 26 and 29 April 1994.

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South African general election, 2014

The 2014 South African general election was held on 7 May 2014, to elect a new National Assembly and new provincial legislatures in each province.

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South African Party

The South African Party was a political party that existed in the Union of South Africa from 1911 to 1934.

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South West Africa

South West Africa (Suidwes-Afrika; Zuidwest-Afrika; Südwestafrika) was the name for modern-day Namibia when it was subsumed under South Africa, from 1915 to 1990.

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Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa

The Speaker of the National Assembly presides over the National Assembly of South Africa, the lower house of the Parliament of South Africa.

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State President of South Africa

The State President of the Republic of South Africa (Staatspresident) was the head of state of South Africa from 1961 to 1994.

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Thandi Modise

Thandi Modise (born 25 December 1959, Vryburg) is a South African politician, currently serving as chairperson of the National Council of Provinces.

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Union of South Africa

The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.

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United Democratic Movement

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) is a centre-left, social-democratic, South African political party, formed by a prominent former National Party leader, Roelf Meyer (who has since resigned from the UDM), a former African National Congress and Transkei homeland leader, General Bantu Holomisa, and a former ANC Executive Committee member, John Taylor.

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United Party (South Africa)

The United Party was a political party in South Africa.

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White South Africans

White South Africans are South Africans descended from any of the white racial groups of Europe and the Levant who regard themselves, or are not regarded as, not being part of another racial group (for example, as Coloureds).

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18th South African Parliament

This is a list of the members of the 18th South African Parliament, who served in the House of Assembly.

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22nd South African Parliament

The 22nd Parliament of the Republic of South Africa was elected in the elections of 27 April 1994; it was the first parliament in South Africa's history to be elected by voters of all races.

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24th South African Parliament

The 24th South African Parliament was the third Parliament of South Africa to convene since the introduction of multiracial government in South Africa in 1994.

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25th South African Parliament

The 25th South African Parliament was the fourth Parliament of South Africa to convene since the introduction of non-racial government in South Africa in 1994.

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26th South African Parliament

The 26th South African Parliament is the fifth Parliament of South Africa to convene since the introduction of multiracial government in South Africa in 1994.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_of_South_Africa

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