The ANC’s Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been elected as the new speaker of the National Assembly.
The Democratic Alliance’s Annelie Lotriet has lost the vote.
She won after receiving 199 votes.
— Parliament of RSA (@ParliamentofRSA) August 19, 2021
In other news – Loyiso McDonald speaks on life after leaving The Queen
He recently left Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queen after five years of playing the son of a drug-dealing mogul. Loyiso McDonald (35) believed it was time to pursue new ventures and explore different avenues in his acting career.
“I felt it was the right time to leave. I had been there for five years, which is the longest I had spent at any production,” he said. Learn More