WATCH: I know what you did last SONA

Despite mayhem on the streets of Cape Town, the pomp and ceremony around SONA continued in the Parliamentary precinct. Watch.

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Mbete's lawyer involved in SAA debacle - report

2016-02-10 07:08

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court, was previously accused of doctoring a legal opinion while she was an SAA board member.

DA must clean out racists in party - Mbete

2016-01-30 23:13

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete has accused the DA of having racist members and told them to "clean up their house", while speaking at a rally in Grabouw where the party celebrated its 104th birthday.

ANC leader Baleka Mbete receives international recognition

2016-01-15 07:50

National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete is to receive the Martin Luther King Legacy Award for International Service.

Riah Phiyega takes fight to Baleka Mbete

2015-11-29 16:10

Suspended police chief General Riah Phiyega has given Parliament and Speaker Baleka Mbete an ultimatum to rescind a committee report criticising her leadership and her board of commissioners, or face legal action.

Mbete shuts down DA's urgent question on Zuma jet

2015-11-19 18:19

The Democratic Alliance has expressed outrage after Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete refused to allow an urgent question about reports that President Jacob Zuma might get a R4bn jet.

Zuma to meet legislature, judiciary heads twice a year

2015-11-03 16:43

The heads of the ''three arms of state'' - the judiciary, executive and legislature - will meet twice a year to iron out any issues they have in the future, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Swearing in of Zwane as MP illegal - EFF

2015-10-07 20:07

The recent appointment of Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane as a MP must be reversed as he was not sworn in properly, the EFF says.

Speaker should rule the House, Parliament told

2015-10-06 13:40

Can the Speaker's decision be challenged in Parliament? Not in the House, according to the rules' subcommittee.

Jobs away: Mbete rejects ‘Gigaba Visa’ parliament debate

2015-08-31 14:47

The DA's James Vos says Baleka Mbete's rejection of the call for a debate on the new visa rules is a clear indication of the ANC’s indifference towards unemployment.

Mbete as ANC chair 'problematic conflict of interest'

Watch as political analyst Richard Calland talks us through the rules of Parliament. Calland believes Baleka Mbete's role as chairperson of the ANC creates an "inescapably difficult, problematic conflict of interest".

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Mbete's bumbling advocate admits Parly was wrong in Nkandla matter

2016-02-09 20:00

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas gained instant fame on social media after she fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court.

Parliament to review impact of post-1994 laws

2016-01-19 18:07

A panel to review the impact of legislation since 1994 is under way in Parliament. The Independent Advisory Panel is chaired by former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe.

Parliament unapologetic about heavy police presence

2015-12-03 18:33

Parliament remains unapologetic about the large contingent of police officers which has been deployed at the institution to deal with striking Nehawu workers, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says.

Parliament takes the gloves off in Nehawu strike

2015-11-24 21:15

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has vowed to crack down on striking Nehawu workers if they disrupt any of its business again.

Stop fighting and bickering, Mbete tells ANC conference in KZN

2015-11-06 22:31

National ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete has told delegates attending the ANC’s 8th Provincial Conference in Pietermaritzburg to stop the bickering and infighting between them.

'Who are you calling a Teletubby?' - EFF MP

2015-10-27 18:38

Parliament has gone from soap opera to kiddies TV after an EFF member was called a Teletubby during a debate on university fees.

Court dismisses application to remove Mbete as Speaker

2015-10-07 17:01

An application by Agang SA, UDM and Cope to have National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete removed, has been dismissed by the Western Cape High Court.

Parliament committee debates motion of no confidence rule

2015-10-05 14:37

The National Speaker will retain the power to decide whether a motion of no confidence in the president is debated, according to proposals by a parliamentary sub-committee.

ANC does not take jobs crisis seriously - DA

2015-08-28 13:06

Government should face the fact that South Africa’s full-blown jobs crisis is a matter of urgent public importance, says the Democratic Alliance.

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