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Thandi Modise said ( about Cape Town Parliament ) : "We have to be extra careful with all the drama we have had with this position in Parliament. We would beg parties to be understanding that we are a little bit slow but we want to be thorough," "We decided to go to a talent search and as soon as we get candidates we will come back to parties for us to have a multi party to interview potential candidates for the job," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Some of them pulled out because they were getting cases affecting either parties that are involved," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I am supposed to.be the enemy of the Public Protector and I don't know why. I have absolutely no interest. I live by what I said earlier. “I try to be as honest as I can in both private and public life," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Can we undertake to finalise this thing before we sit today, whether Wednesday or Thursday. Can we agree that one of these dates we are having this debate," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Can we undertake to finalise this thing before we sit today, whether Wednesday or Thursday. Can we agree that one of these dates we are having this debate," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "This has been a long way coming and we feel we are making real progress now. All that is left is for each member Parliament to ensure that their countries are ready to ratify this move" External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “We had to look at all the candidates and make sure no candidate is used to discredit whatever decision the panel takes,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 9, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "We urge all South Africans to put their heads together and contribute to this process to ensure that we have a watertight legislative framework that will close all gaps in current laws and reinforce the hand of our criminal justice system to decisively break the back of the scourge of gender-based violence in our country. ’’Perpetrators of gender-based violence must have no place to hide, they must be squeezed out of our society and the full might of the law must come down hard on them," External link

iol Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Through its various committees, whose transcribed proceedings are publicly available and were at the foundation’s disposal, Parliament has exercised its oversight functions and responsibilities, and continues to do so,” External link

the-star Friday, September 4, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise argued : “The failed application was based on facts and legal contentions that are the same, or substantially the same as the present application. "It is insufficient for the foundation to blithely state it required time and had to consult with its legal representatives before it launched the present application. "After all, the two applications are, in substance, the same,” External link

the-star Friday, September 4, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise maintained : “One need only repeat this proposition for its absurdity to emerge. The applicant’s self-righteousness and unreasonable conduct is unjustified,” External link

the-star Friday, September 4, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Even if the court found that Parliament has failed to act in accordance with its constitutional obligation, the order the applicant seeks is impermissible because it is unenforceable," External link

iol Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "The judicial intervention the application prays for is inappropriate and unwarranted in the circumstances," External link

iol Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "We have had challenges to the processes of the committee. I have not reached any conclusion," "I still have to get advice on it because I want to be satisfied that, in fact, what the committee did from (start) to finish was correct and cannot be attacked as it is being challenged," External link

iol Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise added ( about Cedric Frolick ) : "There are interesting challenges to the outcomes and process... We will look into that. We will also be asking for a discussion with Mr Frolick around the NYDA," External link

iol Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "We think it is the best way to allow a very wide panel," External link

iol Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We wrote to the IFP to write in a particular way. We have agreed to that snap debate,” External link

iol Friday, July 31, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Andrew Mlangeni ) : “I think we have failed ourselves; we have failed our children… Andrew [was] beginning to be frail and yet he spoke out about wrongdoing, [it] made some of us be determined to be unpopular if we have to speak up,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The matter was discussed. There was a to-ing and fro-ing of letters. It is understood Parliament is not at all at fault,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 27, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We wrote to the IFP to write in a particular way. We have agreed to that snap debate,” External link

iol Saturday, July 25, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Even beyond his days with us, we will continue to be inspired by what he stood for, his deep love for his people, his sharp mind and great wisdom. It is now up to us to advance – with the same fearlessness, courage and resoluteness – his teachings and principles. The greatest honour for his memory is to keep his remarkable and unsurpassed legacy alive,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “If we are beaten for bills that are not yet before us, we need to crack the whip,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, June 19, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "For now we will use Zoom. It enables us to carry a large number of members," External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise added : "For the coming sitting we will definitely use Zoom," External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise told : "I am skeptical of going back to Zoom. I must express that," External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise stated : “Mkhwebane alleges the function performed by the National Assembly under Section 194 of the constitution is ‘quasi-judicial’. Although I have reservations about the label ‘quasi- judicial,’ it is clear that Section 194 of the constitution requires, as a pre-requisite for the removal of the public protector from office, an investigation by a committee of the assembly into whether one or more grounds for the impeachment of the public protector exists, including a fair hearing to allow her to respond to charges and a finding by a committee that such a ground does indeed exist,” External link

iol Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Although the impeachment process is governed by Section 194 of the constitution and the new rules, as just explained the outcome or resolution of the process is determined by an exercise of political judgment made by a body comprising representatives of the political parties elected by the people in a general election,” External link

iol Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “I have received a letter from the EFF, I am responding to you on that matter formally, as you wrote to me formally. At this point, I must say members that it will be difficult – without going into details – for us to be moving. Yesterday, we tested out our first hybrid virtual meeting. Except for a technicality here and there, it worked, but I am considering the matter and I will be responding to the EFF later today,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Is the minister of health available?” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "It is an unrelenting and unforgiving enemy, but we came out to face it - this threat to life and livelihoods. This is a war fought without guns - it is fought with decisive leadership, strengthened collective resolve, human ingenuity and resilience," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "It is only us as Africans, who can define our future and it is through our collective action as a united people that we will give our children the future they deserve," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is an unrelenting and unforgiving enemy, but we came out to face it – this threat to life and livelihoods. This is a war fought without guns – it is fought with decisive leadership, strengthened collective resolve, human ingenuity and resilience,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is only us as Africans, who can define our future and it is through our collective action as a united people that we will give our children the future they deserve,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise amenukuliwa : "Hiki kilichotokea ni kilekile nilichokuwa ninakisema kuhusu kufanya mikutano kwa njia ya Zoom!" External link

bbc-swahili Friday, May 15, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise amenukuliwa : "Hiki kilichotokea ni kilekile nilichokuwa ninakisema kuhusu kufanya mikutano kwa njia ya Zoom!" External link

bbc-swahili Friday, May 8, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I have my doubts about Zoom," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "It is important now, in this fluid period, that Parliament is not accused of having let things slip through," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “However, the priority focus now is working against the virus and limiting its impact not only from a health perspective but from an economic view as well ... the public protector matter will also be considered and then we will advise what will happen. But for now we feel SA must focus on saving lives,” External link

businessday Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “This concludes the business of the day…” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise wrote ( about Jan Gerber ) : “I gave a specific directive for the member of the SAPS, who reportedly harassed several Members (of Parliament) and may have also been involved in the incident involving Mr Gerber, to not perform duties within Parliament’s precincts forthwith,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 9, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Jan Gerber ) : “I also gave a specific directive for the member of the SAPS, who reportedly harassed several members, and may have also been involved in the incident involving Mr Gerber, to not perform duties within parliament’s precincts forthwith,” “There was an undertaking to treat members of parliament and the public with respect and to co-operate with parliament’s security personnel” External link

citizen Friday, March 6, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise wrote : “I brought these complaints to the attention of the minister of police and commissioner,” External link

businessday Friday, March 6, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “This process is under way and once conducted, the motion will be for debate and decision in the National Assembly,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, March 1, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “This process is under way and once conducted, the motion will be for debate and decision in the National Assembly,” External link

iol Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “I will investigate the matter and I will report back” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Such an allegation may be brought by a way of substantive motion. Honourable member, please withdraw," External link

iol Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise remarked : “I am sure South Africa is not very proud of us tonight,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 14, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “You are infringing on the rights of all the other members of this House,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We are aware that there is a threat to not make us start in time,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “To date, former president Zuma has not confirmed his attendance. So we don’t know where the confusion came from. The spokesperson [of parliament, Moloto Mothapo] will be looking into that. And he will be telling us what happened” External link

citizen Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise added : “We remain vigilant and sensitive to the economic challenges we face and therefore the budget for Sona has been carefully designed to ensure that key features of the ceremony are retained” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, February 7, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “They are serving us with papers,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “In line with recent SONAs, the dinner for MPs and guests will not take place. We have further reduced costs by withdrawing the junior and civil guard of honour, eminent persons, and the involvement of radio programme winners. This has been done without compromising the public participation aspect of the ceremony,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “A total of R7.3m has been budgeted for both events. The June SONA, which also served as the official opening of the sixth democratic Parliament, cost the institution R2.6m. Consistent with the trend over the previous years, indications are that the spending on both the events will be far lesser than the budgeted amount,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Languages for poetry are considered on a rotational basis to give all South African languages a fair and equal opportunity,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Ladies and gentlemen, I can confidently say we are ready to host this auspicious event. We have put in the hard work to ensure that it is all systems go,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Consistent with the trend of the previous years, indications are that the spending on both events will be far less than the budgeted amount,” External link

sanews Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We stand as South Africa to say to our brothers, our sisters, our neighbours… that your pain is our pain,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We stand as South Africa to say to our brothers, our sisters, our neighbours - in fact our family, because we have intermarried, that your pain is our pain. Without South Africa standing up and joining up with other neighbours, the economic progress of the region will be retarded. The issues of child mortality, of hunger, will continue to besiege the region” External link

iol Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We stand as South Africa to say to our brothers, our sisters, our neighbours – in fact our family because we have intermarried, to say that your pain is our pain,” External link

citizen Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Monday, December 9, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

japantoday Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

digitaljournal Monday, November 11, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

ibtimes Monday, November 11, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

afp-en Monday, November 11, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “We have been taking an (legal) opinion on this. We are on secure ground,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We are sending correspondence to the secretary that we are going to accept the recommendations of the DC, and that we will be putting into motion a process that will have the two houses dealing with a motion on this matter because the two houses appoint the Secretary to Parliament,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is unfortunate, ma’am, that you reject with contempt because the offence committed that day was grievous. It doesn’t happen in any Parliament, and it cannot be left unchecked,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is shocking and disturbing to hear about such intensity of violence perpetrated against women by men” External link

iol Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We will put pressure on every security sector to make sure you’re safe. Men, especially, the police, you need to be retrained so that you deal sensitively when women report,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “South Africa cannot afford to sloganeer and lament when women and girl children continue to die at the hands of men, most of whom are known to them. It is clear that a war has been declared against women and girl children, and therefore it cannot be business as usual. "Extraordinary interventions are called upon to bring an end to these senseless acts of lawlessness. This is a crisis and a war must be waged against these perpetrators to send a message of zero tolerance,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “South Africa cannot afford to sloganeer and lament when women and girl children continue to die at the hands of men, most of whom are known to them. It is clear that a war has been declared against women and girl children, and therefore it cannot be business as usual. "Extraordinary interventions are called upon to bring an end to these senseless acts of lawlessness. This is a crisis and a war must be waged against these perpetrators to send a message of zero tolerance,” External link

the-star Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "That's not a point of order," External link

irishsun Friday, August 23, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise added ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "We agreed with President Mandela that you are one of our new heroes" External link

the-star Tuesday, August 20, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “I hereby wish to inform Mr President that the National Assembly will commence the process of filling the upcoming vacancy of the deputy public protector,” External link

the-star Tuesday, August 13, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The president will get reports about attendance, especially at debates and question sessions,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “For members of the executive, our advice is attend the parliamentary committee sessions. Don’t delegate unnecessarily. Please be careful of your statements and responses here and out there because we will follow up,” External link

news24 Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The precinct does not have enough venues to accommodate all committee sittings. We spend too much money renting venues outside parliament,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Parliament then undertook to test the opinions of South Africans on this matter,” “I understand a feasibility study was undertaken — we must still get the report. What we were concerned about was how and where this was done. This matter must still be followed up and we will report to the house” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “So we have a shortfall of R394m, which has a direct bearing on how we run this institution,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The engagement with [the department of] public works is ongoing to acquire more floors in the 90 Plein street building [a high-rise building near parliament] and to refurbish the existing buildings in the precinct. What this brings to question is, what and exactly where is the precinct of parliament and who controls it?” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I understand a feasibility study was undertaken – we must still get the report. What we were concerned about was how and where this was done," External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Cape Town Parliament ) : "What this brings to question is: what and exactly is where is the precinct of Parliament and who controls it?" External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I am told we also offered permanent employment to employees on the D bands who were appointed on fixed-term contracts, with the exception of employees attached to Political Office bearers and those in the Projects Office," External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “We expect to start on time We will make sure that order is maintained. That the rules are applied equally across the border. And if we don’t start on time. We’ll still start and we’ll still finish,” External link

mg Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We can confirm that tonight we will have an imbongi. That pressure the public put on us has been heard. We’ll have a praise singer from the Khoi and San people,” External link

mg Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise announced ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We have just completed our final inspection of the arrangements for tomorrow’s joint sitting at which President Ramaphosa will deliver the address and are satisfied that it’s all systems go,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The ceremony has been scaled down because of financial considerations and the customary junior and civil guards of honour and nine eminent persons (one from each province) will not feature tomorrow,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We have not been given any indication that there’s going to be a disruption,” External link

citizen Friday, June 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Honourable members, you must be ashamed of yourselves … that you allow the first week of parliament, a very important session to reorientate you and bring you into a completely new atmosphere, to degenerate to this level,” External link

citizen Friday, June 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We haven’t been given any indication that there’s going to be a disruption,” External link

iol Friday, June 14, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT



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Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : "The deputy president has written to the Speaker (Thandi Modise) informing her that his medical team has extended his time off, and is thus unable to attend to the scheduled parliamentary obligations. He remains committed to avail himself at an alternative date to be agreed by both parliament and his office" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “The deputy president has written to the Speaker (Thandi Modise) informing her that his medical team has extended his time off, and is thus unable to attend to the scheduled parliamentary obligations. He remains committed to avail himself at an alternative date to be agreed by both Parliament and his office” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : "The deputy president has written to the Speaker (Thandi Modise) informing her that his medical team has extended his time off, and is thus unable to attend to the scheduled parliamentary obligations. He remains committed to avail himself at an alternative date to be agreed by both Parliament and his office" External link

news24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ernst Roets said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “This current dilemma is completely of her [Modise’s] own doing,” External link

businessday Monday, March 30, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “Ms Modise respects the rule of law and the principle of equality before the law. However, she regards the motives of this grouping as curious, as they smack of abuse of judicial processes for narrow political ends” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Leask said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “Modise will have to explain on 31 March why she had been absent, after which the prosecution can hopefully commence. It is unacceptable for Modise not appearing in court today [Tuesday], and simply arguing that the reason for her absence is her office,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “She [Modise] limited her application to the remedial actions and monitoring mechanisms directed at the speaker of the National Assembly,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Steenhuisen said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “It will be this fine leadership team that will actively engage with parliament’s office-bearers, led by speaker Thandi Modise, to ensure that the legislative arm of the state is indeed a place that works for the people,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

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Thandi Modise said ( about Cape Town Parliament ) : "We have to be extra careful with all the drama we have had with this position in Parliament. We would beg parties to be understanding that we are a little bit slow but we want to be thorough," "We decided to go to a talent search and as soon as we get candidates we will come back to parties for us to have a multi party to interview potential candidates for the job," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Some of them pulled out because they were getting cases affecting either parties that are involved," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I am supposed to.be the enemy of the Public Protector and I don't know why. I have absolutely no interest. I live by what I said earlier. “I try to be as honest as I can in both private and public life," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Can we undertake to finalise this thing before we sit today, whether Wednesday or Thursday. Can we agree that one of these dates we are having this debate," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Can we undertake to finalise this thing before we sit today, whether Wednesday or Thursday. Can we agree that one of these dates we are having this debate," External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "This has been a long way coming and we feel we are making real progress now. All that is left is for each member Parliament to ensure that their countries are ready to ratify this move" External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “We had to look at all the candidates and make sure no candidate is used to discredit whatever decision the panel takes,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 9, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "We urge all South Africans to put their heads together and contribute to this process to ensure that we have a watertight legislative framework that will close all gaps in current laws and reinforce the hand of our criminal justice system to decisively break the back of the scourge of gender-based violence in our country. ’’Perpetrators of gender-based violence must have no place to hide, they must be squeezed out of our society and the full might of the law must come down hard on them," External link

iol Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Through its various committees, whose transcribed proceedings are publicly available and were at the foundation’s disposal, Parliament has exercised its oversight functions and responsibilities, and continues to do so,” External link

the-star Friday, September 4, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise argued : “The failed application was based on facts and legal contentions that are the same, or substantially the same as the present application. "It is insufficient for the foundation to blithely state it required time and had to consult with its legal representatives before it launched the present application. "After all, the two applications are, in substance, the same,” External link

the-star Friday, September 4, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise maintained : “One need only repeat this proposition for its absurdity to emerge. The applicant’s self-righteousness and unreasonable conduct is unjustified,” External link

the-star Friday, September 4, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Even if the court found that Parliament has failed to act in accordance with its constitutional obligation, the order the applicant seeks is impermissible because it is unenforceable," External link

iol Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "The judicial intervention the application prays for is inappropriate and unwarranted in the circumstances," External link

iol Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "We have had challenges to the processes of the committee. I have not reached any conclusion," "I still have to get advice on it because I want to be satisfied that, in fact, what the committee did from (start) to finish was correct and cannot be attacked as it is being challenged," External link

iol Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise added ( about Cedric Frolick ) : "There are interesting challenges to the outcomes and process... We will look into that. We will also be asking for a discussion with Mr Frolick around the NYDA," External link

iol Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "We think it is the best way to allow a very wide panel," External link

iol Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We wrote to the IFP to write in a particular way. We have agreed to that snap debate,” External link

iol Friday, July 31, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Andrew Mlangeni ) : “I think we have failed ourselves; we have failed our children… Andrew [was] beginning to be frail and yet he spoke out about wrongdoing, [it] made some of us be determined to be unpopular if we have to speak up,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The matter was discussed. There was a to-ing and fro-ing of letters. It is understood Parliament is not at all at fault,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 27, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We wrote to the IFP to write in a particular way. We have agreed to that snap debate,” External link

iol Saturday, July 25, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Even beyond his days with us, we will continue to be inspired by what he stood for, his deep love for his people, his sharp mind and great wisdom. It is now up to us to advance – with the same fearlessness, courage and resoluteness – his teachings and principles. The greatest honour for his memory is to keep his remarkable and unsurpassed legacy alive,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “If we are beaten for bills that are not yet before us, we need to crack the whip,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, June 19, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "For now we will use Zoom. It enables us to carry a large number of members," External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise added : "For the coming sitting we will definitely use Zoom," External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise told : "I am skeptical of going back to Zoom. I must express that," External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise stated : “Mkhwebane alleges the function performed by the National Assembly under Section 194 of the constitution is ‘quasi-judicial’. Although I have reservations about the label ‘quasi- judicial,’ it is clear that Section 194 of the constitution requires, as a pre-requisite for the removal of the public protector from office, an investigation by a committee of the assembly into whether one or more grounds for the impeachment of the public protector exists, including a fair hearing to allow her to respond to charges and a finding by a committee that such a ground does indeed exist,” External link

iol Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Although the impeachment process is governed by Section 194 of the constitution and the new rules, as just explained the outcome or resolution of the process is determined by an exercise of political judgment made by a body comprising representatives of the political parties elected by the people in a general election,” External link

iol Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “I have received a letter from the EFF, I am responding to you on that matter formally, as you wrote to me formally. At this point, I must say members that it will be difficult – without going into details – for us to be moving. Yesterday, we tested out our first hybrid virtual meeting. Except for a technicality here and there, it worked, but I am considering the matter and I will be responding to the EFF later today,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Is the minister of health available?” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "It is an unrelenting and unforgiving enemy, but we came out to face it - this threat to life and livelihoods. This is a war fought without guns - it is fought with decisive leadership, strengthened collective resolve, human ingenuity and resilience," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "It is only us as Africans, who can define our future and it is through our collective action as a united people that we will give our children the future they deserve," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is an unrelenting and unforgiving enemy, but we came out to face it – this threat to life and livelihoods. This is a war fought without guns – it is fought with decisive leadership, strengthened collective resolve, human ingenuity and resilience,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is only us as Africans, who can define our future and it is through our collective action as a united people that we will give our children the future they deserve,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise amenukuliwa : "Hiki kilichotokea ni kilekile nilichokuwa ninakisema kuhusu kufanya mikutano kwa njia ya Zoom!" External link

bbc-swahili Friday, May 15, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise amenukuliwa : "Hiki kilichotokea ni kilekile nilichokuwa ninakisema kuhusu kufanya mikutano kwa njia ya Zoom!" External link

bbc-swahili Friday, May 8, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I have my doubts about Zoom," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "It is important now, in this fluid period, that Parliament is not accused of having let things slip through," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “However, the priority focus now is working against the virus and limiting its impact not only from a health perspective but from an economic view as well ... the public protector matter will also be considered and then we will advise what will happen. But for now we feel SA must focus on saving lives,” External link

businessday Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “This concludes the business of the day…” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise wrote ( about Jan Gerber ) : “I gave a specific directive for the member of the SAPS, who reportedly harassed several Members (of Parliament) and may have also been involved in the incident involving Mr Gerber, to not perform duties within Parliament’s precincts forthwith,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 9, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Jan Gerber ) : “I also gave a specific directive for the member of the SAPS, who reportedly harassed several members, and may have also been involved in the incident involving Mr Gerber, to not perform duties within parliament’s precincts forthwith,” “There was an undertaking to treat members of parliament and the public with respect and to co-operate with parliament’s security personnel” External link

citizen Friday, March 6, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise wrote : “I brought these complaints to the attention of the minister of police and commissioner,” External link

businessday Friday, March 6, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “This process is under way and once conducted, the motion will be for debate and decision in the National Assembly,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, March 1, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “This process is under way and once conducted, the motion will be for debate and decision in the National Assembly,” External link

iol Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “I will investigate the matter and I will report back” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "Such an allegation may be brought by a way of substantive motion. Honourable member, please withdraw," External link

iol Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise remarked : “I am sure South Africa is not very proud of us tonight,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 14, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “You are infringing on the rights of all the other members of this House,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We are aware that there is a threat to not make us start in time,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “To date, former president Zuma has not confirmed his attendance. So we don’t know where the confusion came from. The spokesperson [of parliament, Moloto Mothapo] will be looking into that. And he will be telling us what happened” External link

citizen Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise added : “We remain vigilant and sensitive to the economic challenges we face and therefore the budget for Sona has been carefully designed to ensure that key features of the ceremony are retained” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, February 7, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “They are serving us with papers,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “In line with recent SONAs, the dinner for MPs and guests will not take place. We have further reduced costs by withdrawing the junior and civil guard of honour, eminent persons, and the involvement of radio programme winners. This has been done without compromising the public participation aspect of the ceremony,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “A total of R7.3m has been budgeted for both events. The June SONA, which also served as the official opening of the sixth democratic Parliament, cost the institution R2.6m. Consistent with the trend over the previous years, indications are that the spending on both the events will be far lesser than the budgeted amount,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Languages for poetry are considered on a rotational basis to give all South African languages a fair and equal opportunity,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Ladies and gentlemen, I can confidently say we are ready to host this auspicious event. We have put in the hard work to ensure that it is all systems go,” External link

citizen Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Consistent with the trend of the previous years, indications are that the spending on both events will be far less than the budgeted amount,” External link

sanews Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We stand as South Africa to say to our brothers, our sisters, our neighbours… that your pain is our pain,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We stand as South Africa to say to our brothers, our sisters, our neighbours - in fact our family, because we have intermarried, that your pain is our pain. Without South Africa standing up and joining up with other neighbours, the economic progress of the region will be retarded. The issues of child mortality, of hunger, will continue to besiege the region” External link

iol Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We stand as South Africa to say to our brothers, our sisters, our neighbours – in fact our family because we have intermarried, to say that your pain is our pain,” External link

citizen Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Mosiuoa Lekota ) : “No, honourable Lekota‚ please proceed now, you’re wasting your time‚ please proceed” External link

businessday Monday, December 9, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

japantoday Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

digitaljournal Monday, November 11, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

ibtimes Monday, November 11, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "If politics fails, our fallback is sports, because there... we understand the rules of the game, we understand who and what makes us a people," External link

afp-en Monday, November 11, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “We have been taking an (legal) opinion on this. We are on secure ground,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We are sending correspondence to the secretary that we are going to accept the recommendations of the DC, and that we will be putting into motion a process that will have the two houses dealing with a motion on this matter because the two houses appoint the Secretary to Parliament,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is unfortunate, ma’am, that you reject with contempt because the offence committed that day was grievous. It doesn’t happen in any Parliament, and it cannot be left unchecked,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “It is shocking and disturbing to hear about such intensity of violence perpetrated against women by men” External link

iol Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We will put pressure on every security sector to make sure you’re safe. Men, especially, the police, you need to be retrained so that you deal sensitively when women report,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “South Africa cannot afford to sloganeer and lament when women and girl children continue to die at the hands of men, most of whom are known to them. It is clear that a war has been declared against women and girl children, and therefore it cannot be business as usual. "Extraordinary interventions are called upon to bring an end to these senseless acts of lawlessness. This is a crisis and a war must be waged against these perpetrators to send a message of zero tolerance,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “South Africa cannot afford to sloganeer and lament when women and girl children continue to die at the hands of men, most of whom are known to them. It is clear that a war has been declared against women and girl children, and therefore it cannot be business as usual. "Extraordinary interventions are called upon to bring an end to these senseless acts of lawlessness. This is a crisis and a war must be waged against these perpetrators to send a message of zero tolerance,” External link

the-star Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "That's not a point of order," External link

irishsun Friday, August 23, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise added ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "We agreed with President Mandela that you are one of our new heroes" External link

the-star Tuesday, August 20, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “I hereby wish to inform Mr President that the National Assembly will commence the process of filling the upcoming vacancy of the deputy public protector,” External link

the-star Tuesday, August 13, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The president will get reports about attendance, especially at debates and question sessions,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “For members of the executive, our advice is attend the parliamentary committee sessions. Don’t delegate unnecessarily. Please be careful of your statements and responses here and out there because we will follow up,” External link

news24 Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The precinct does not have enough venues to accommodate all committee sittings. We spend too much money renting venues outside parliament,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Parliament then undertook to test the opinions of South Africans on this matter,” “I understand a feasibility study was undertaken — we must still get the report. What we were concerned about was how and where this was done. This matter must still be followed up and we will report to the house” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “So we have a shortfall of R394m, which has a direct bearing on how we run this institution,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The engagement with [the department of] public works is ongoing to acquire more floors in the 90 Plein street building [a high-rise building near parliament] and to refurbish the existing buildings in the precinct. What this brings to question is, what and exactly where is the precinct of parliament and who controls it?” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I understand a feasibility study was undertaken – we must still get the report. What we were concerned about was how and where this was done," External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said ( about Cape Town Parliament ) : "What this brings to question is: what and exactly is where is the precinct of Parliament and who controls it?" External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : "I am told we also offered permanent employment to employees on the D bands who were appointed on fixed-term contracts, with the exception of employees attached to Political Office bearers and those in the Projects Office," External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise told : “We expect to start on time We will make sure that order is maintained. That the rules are applied equally across the border. And if we don’t start on time. We’ll still start and we’ll still finish,” External link

mg Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We can confirm that tonight we will have an imbongi. That pressure the public put on us has been heard. We’ll have a praise singer from the Khoi and San people,” External link

mg Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise announced ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We have just completed our final inspection of the arrangements for tomorrow’s joint sitting at which President Ramaphosa will deliver the address and are satisfied that it’s all systems go,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “The ceremony has been scaled down because of financial considerations and the customary junior and civil guards of honour and nine eminent persons (one from each province) will not feature tomorrow,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We have not been given any indication that there’s going to be a disruption,” External link

citizen Friday, June 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “Honourable members, you must be ashamed of yourselves … that you allow the first week of parliament, a very important session to reorientate you and bring you into a completely new atmosphere, to degenerate to this level,” External link

citizen Friday, June 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Thandi Modise said : “We haven’t been given any indication that there’s going to be a disruption,” External link

iol Friday, June 14, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT



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premier94.34%EN08/16/201616/08/2016
chairperson0.47%EN06/21/201621/06/2016
former deputy secretary-general1.89%EN12/20/201220/12/2012
deputy secretary-general1.42%EN12/18/201218/12/2012
deputy1.89%EN04/29/201229/04/2012
Names Lang Count
Thandi ModiseEN51.45%
Thandi ModiseFR16.61%
Thandi ModisePT15.97%
Thandi ModiseAF15.81%
Thandi ModiseSA0.16%


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Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : "The deputy president has written to the Speaker (Thandi Modise) informing her that his medical team has extended his time off, and is thus unable to attend to the scheduled parliamentary obligations. He remains committed to avail himself at an alternative date to be agreed by both parliament and his office" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “The deputy president has written to the Speaker (Thandi Modise) informing her that his medical team has extended his time off, and is thus unable to attend to the scheduled parliamentary obligations. He remains committed to avail himself at an alternative date to be agreed by both Parliament and his office” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : "The deputy president has written to the Speaker (Thandi Modise) informing her that his medical team has extended his time off, and is thus unable to attend to the scheduled parliamentary obligations. He remains committed to avail himself at an alternative date to be agreed by both Parliament and his office" External link

news24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ernst Roets said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “This current dilemma is completely of her [Modise’s] own doing,” External link

businessday Monday, March 30, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “Ms Modise respects the rule of law and the principle of equality before the law. However, she regards the motives of this grouping as curious, as they smack of abuse of judicial processes for narrow political ends” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Leask said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “Modise will have to explain on 31 March why she had been absent, after which the prosecution can hopefully commence. It is unacceptable for Modise not appearing in court today [Tuesday], and simply arguing that the reason for her absence is her office,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “She [Modise] limited her application to the remedial actions and monitoring mechanisms directed at the speaker of the National Assembly,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Steenhuisen said ( about Thandi Modise ) : “It will be this fine leadership team that will actively engage with parliament’s office-bearers, led by speaker Thandi Modise, to ensure that the legislative arm of the state is indeed a place that works for the people,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT