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Deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli appointed as acting Speaker for National Assembly [SOUND]

# Parliament has appointed deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli to serve as acting speaker during Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s absence. Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says Tsenoli will maintain all speaker responsibilities following Mapisa-Nqakula’s decision to take leave amidst a corruption investigation. Meanwhile, Mothapo confirmed Parliament’s participation in the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly, which will be led by deputy chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Sylvia Lucas:

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