ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT

Good governance non-negotiable, says Dlodlo

2017-05-26 21:15

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has highlighted good governance when she presented her first budget in the portfolio.

MPs fume as water dept fails to explain R1.5bn debt

2017-05-23 16:49

MPs across the political spectrum have slammed the Department of Water and Sanitation after its officials failed to explain how the department still owed various contractors R1.5bn.

Parliament to clamp down on 'disruptive' public visitors

2017-05-18 18:19

Parliament says its multiparty programme committee has agreed to unanimously strengthen measures to curb disruptive behaviour from members of the public who attend sittings.

Clock ticking for Sassa budget vote as MPs wait for new annual plan

2017-05-17 14:29

MPs are in a race against the clock after they heard from a legal advisor that Sassa needs to update its annual plan in line with the Constitutional Court before they can debate its upcoming budget.

We don't know how Dlamini got her R6bn figure - Sassa CEO

2017-05-16 12:23

Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza has told MPs that he does not know where Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini got the suggested R6bn figure for the costs of the social grants takeover.

SABC in financial crisis, admits acting CEO

2017-05-10 18:50

Acting SABC CEO James Aguma has admitted to the parliamentary portfolio committee on communications that the institution is in a financial crisis.

Police, justice departments under scrutiny in 'conflict of interest' report

2017-05-09 19:49

The departments of police and justice and constitutional development are some of the biggest affected by employee conflicts of interest, the standing committee on public accounts has heard.

EFF rejects danger pay for Parliamentary bouncers

2017-05-07 20:10

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has lambasted Parliament’s decision to pay its bouncers an extra R400 in danger allowance.

Seven new MPs sworn in

2017-05-04 11:29

Seven new MPs have been sworn in, including former DA Ekurhuleni mayoral candidate Ghaleb Cachalia.

ConCourt to hear UDM's secret ballot bid

2017-05-03 19:25

The UDM’s application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot will be heard in the Constitutional Court.

 

Women's dept gets less than what Nkandla upgrade cost

2017-05-23 19:31

The department of women in the Presidency's budget allocation for 2017/18, which stands at R206m, is less than the government's R249m upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's private residence in Nkandla.

23 expert names submitted to ConCourt to assist Sassa

2017-05-19 14:03

A total of 23 names have been nominated as technical experts to come on board to assist the South African Social Security Agency to takeover the national social grants scheme.

Documents 'going missing' at the SABC

2017-05-17 22:39

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has struggled to get information about the SABC’s finances out of the broadcaster, she has told a Scopa meeting.

'We are monitoring everything' - Spy minister Mahlobo

2017-05-16 17:59

Agents of regime change implementing other countries' nefarious agendas are operating in SA, says State Security Minister David Mahlobo.

Dlodlo seeking long term for cash-strapped SABC

2017-05-11 15:33

While she doesn't want to divulge how much the SABC wants for a bailout, communications minister Ayanda Dlodlo is looking for a lasting solution for the SABC's money problems.

Sassa needs R6bn for full grants takeover - Dlamini

2017-05-10 15:25

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency needs R6bn and up to five years to take full control of the social grants system.

'We're abused by Prasa' - screaming dismissed worker

2017-05-09 16:56

The portfolio committee on transport's meeting with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has been delayed when a dismissed employee of the agency caused a disturbance.

ANC MP rips into department of planning, monitoring and evaluation

2017-05-04 13:36

Fiery ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza fears that South Africa's dream will be "deferred and deferred until it fades away" after a presentation by the department of planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Mbete slams disruption of parliamentary committee

2017-05-04 11:20

The BLF's disruption of a joint meeting of the portfolio committees on finance and trade and industry is "unacceptable", Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete says.

Chief Justice office burglary probe ongoing, new security in place

2017-05-03 18:50

The investigation into a recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand is ongoing, and new security measures have been put in place, MPs have heard.

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