President Cyril Ramaphosa will today appear before the National Assembly for his first oral question and answer session since Parliament elected him as president of the country in February. Below are questions that will come from party leaders;

Ms L S Makhubela-Mashele (ANC) to ask the President of the Republic:
What is the Government’s position on the relationship between the concept of a social
compact and creating drivers of economic recovery in light of his indication in the State
of the Nation address that our task is to seize this moment of hope and renewal (details
furnished)?

Leader of the Opposition (DA) to ask the President of the Republic:
What are the full details of the Government’s plan to expropriate land without
compensation in light of his public pronouncements in the State of the Nation address
on 16 March 2018 and in his reply to the debate on SONA in this regard?

Mr J S Malema (EFF) to ask the President of the Republic:
(a) What is the total amount that the Presidency spent on the legal costs of former
President, Mr J G Zuma, since his election as President in 2009 and (b) on what legal
provision(s) or policy did the State rely when using state resources to fund the former
President’s personal legal costs?

Mr S Luzipo (ANC) to ask the President of the Republic:
With reference to the Mining Charter which, since 2002 has been in the sector in
different versions and which is currently being referred back for stakeholder
engagement, what does the Government envisage should the broad principles of the
Mining Charter reflect as the stakeholders proceed into new deliberations?

Mr M Hlengwa (IFP) to ask the President of the Republic:
Whether he will give effect to the December 2000 Cabinet Committee recommendation that
chapters 7 and 12 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, is amended for the
purposes of clarifying the role, powers and functions of traditional leaders?

Prof N M Khubisa (NFP) to ask the President of the Republic:
What steps does he intend to take to ensure that the public’s confidence is restored in
the National Prosecuting Authority that has lost the public’s confidence over the past 8
years due to malfunctioning, maladministration, political interference and some errors
in decision-making?