Constitutional committee recommends Signing as 12th official language

2017-07-27 14:06

The Constitutional Review Committee in Parliament has recommended that Sign Language be declared the 12th official language in SA, a language board has said.

Eskom probe: Zuma must appear before inquiry, urges EFF

2017-07-25 09:55

The EFF's Floyd Shivambu wants President Jacob Zuma, ministers Malusi Gigaba and Mosebenzi Zwane and the Gupta brothers to appear before the parliamentary portfolio committee probing Eskom.

DA won't let Aguma off the hook - Waters

2017-07-19 14:29

James Aguma's resignation from the SABC will not mean he'll be left off the hook for his part in the institutional breakdown at the public broadcaster, the DA has vowed.

DA wants Mbete's secret ballot decision by Friday

2017-07-17 12:33

The DA wants Speaker Baleka Mbete to make her decision known by Friday on whether the vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot or not.

Parliamentary committee welcomes interdict against BLF

2017-07-07 16:53

The Portfolio Committee on Communications has welcomed the interdict handed down by the South Gauteng High Court, preventing the BLF from threatening journalists.

Zuma must sign proclamation for SIU probe of SABC - EFF

2017-07-03 22:32

The EFF has called on President Jacob Zuma to sign a proclamation to allow the Special Investigations Unit to investigate the SABC.

Parliament schedules motion of no confidence in Zuma

2017-06-30 15:50

Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete has scheduled the Democratic Alliance's request for a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma for August 3.

Parliament to seek court order to set aside Public Protector action

2017-06-22 21:19

Parliament has joined Absa and the SA Reserve Bank in heading to court to get Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action set aside, as they believe it is unlawful.

Parly probe into Eskom to put spotlight on Molefe, maladministration

2017-06-21 13:32

A Parliamentary inquiry which will among others investigate events around Eskom ex-CEO Brian Molefe's reappointment, coal contracts and board matters is to start in the first week of August.

Universities inconsistent during Fees Must Fall protests - SAPS

2017-06-20 19:24

Deputy police commissioner Lieutenant-General Fannie Masemola says inconsistent university executives were one of the greatest challenges they faced when policing the Fees Must Fall protests.


The vote of no confidence is Mbete's big moment, but will she pass the test?

2017-07-26 09:27

All eyes are on Speaker Baleka Mbete, who has to make a decision on whether or not the upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be conducted in secret, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

EFF threatens Mbete with court action if she rejects secret ballot

2017-07-21 13:35

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party has already prepared legal papers to interdict National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete should she refuse to allow a secret ballot for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Parliament, SAPS to provide security for ANC MP Khoza

2017-07-18 17:05

Parliament has agreed to work with the police to provide security for ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza, following death threats against her.

Parliament won't release report detailing who lied to SABC inquiry

2017-07-13 13:32

Parliament has denied the DA's request to gain access to a report detailing any witnesses who might have lied to the ad hoc committee that investigated the SABC board.

Omar al-Bashir ruling enough justification to leave ICC - Parliament committee chair

2017-07-06 17:52

The chairperson of Parliament's international relations portfolio committee says the ICC's ruling that SA ought to have arrested Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is enough justification to leave the body.

Parliamentary committee slams intimidation of journalists

2017-07-03 13:31

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has condemned the recent intimidation of journalists, and has sent its condolences to the family of Suna Venter.

Parliament, Nehawu agree to 7.5% salary increase, but not for executive management

2017-06-23 22:03

Parliament’s management and the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union have agreed to increase employees' salaries by 7.5% for the 2017/18 financial year.

Sassa reveals transitional plan for social grants payments

2017-06-21 17:38

The South African Social Security Agency plans to implement a hybrid, transitional model over the next four years, MPs have been told.

Parliament considering Mkhwebane's Absa report

2017-06-20 20:20

Parliament says it has received and is considering Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report recommending the institution consider amending the constitutional clause that seeks to protect the rand.

Home Affairs must answer on Guptas' naturalisation

2017-06-20 17:27

DA MP Haniff Hoosen has pleaded with the chairperson of the portfolio committee on home affairs, Lemias Mashile, not to use the sub judice rule not to investigate the Gupta-family's naturalisation.

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