The National Assembly only has three more days to wrap up its work before ending its fifth term on Wednesday when MPs deliver their farewell speeches after a turbulent five years of often rowdy politicking. Committees will be finalising their legacy reports to hand over to their successors in the sixth parliament, and outstanding bills will be presented to the assembly for debate. MPs will then depart for their constituencies and electioneering will get into full swing. The Zondo commission of inquiry will sit on Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week. The Treasury is expected to provide details on the SABC’s funding sometime during the week. The highlight of the week in parliament is Tuesday’s joint meeting of the finance, public accounts, trade & industry, and public service & administration committees on matters related to Steinhoff International. Steinhoff chair Heather Sonn and CEO Louis du Preez are expected to brief the committee on the latest developments in the group, which...

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