African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee member, Baleka Mbete has described the late jazz legend, Jonas Gwangwa, as a person who fought for the unity of different races through music.
National Assembly speaker and ANC chairperson, Baleka Mbete worked with late struggle stalwart, OR Tambo whilst in exile.
Mbete previously served as the Deputy President of South Africa from 2008 to 2009 under Kgalema Motlanthe.
The former speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete is visiting heritage sites in the Eastern Cape to honour the national icons as part of Reconciliation Day
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has closed investigations against Baleka Mbete as a Gold Fields shareholder, on allegations that she received a bribe of R25 million.
Former National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she believes that South Africa is not ready for a female President.
The ANC is still in the process of finalising the names of its members to fill vacancies in the National Assembly left by amongst others, former speaker Baleka Mbete.
Former Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba and Speaker of the fifth Parliament, Baleka Mbete, will not take up their seats in Parliament on Wednesday.
National Assembly speaker, Baleka Mbete, has refused a request by the Democratic Alliance (DA) for parliament to reconvene a special sitting on Eskom.
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete has offered her condolences to the African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Jackson Mthembu, after his daughter, Khwezi apparently committed suicide.