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.

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.

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.

DA threatens court action after Mbete refuses impeachment motion

2015-08-13 13:56

The Democratic Alliance has threatened to bring an urgent application in court over Baleka Mbete’s refusal to allow a debate on a motion of impeachment against President Jacob Zuma.

Malema threatens court action over Nkandla

2015-08-06 18:23

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned President Jacob Zuma they will meet in court after failing to get an answer on Nkandla.

Zuma question time on brink of chaos again

2015-08-06 16:23

President Jacob Zuma’s question time again threatened to descend into disorder when the EFF took exception to his addressing the party’s MPs directly.


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.

Mbete tries to end Parliament strike

2015-11-15 15:01

Parliamentary and union leaders up the ante in attempts to break the deadlock in the industrial action that has wreaked havoc in the House

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.

Where was Baleka Mbete during clashes?

2015-10-25 15:00

Where was National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and her deputy Lechesa Tsenoli when the police clashed with students at the parliamentary precinct on Wednesday?

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.

Is the ANC ready for a female president?

2015-08-09 15:31

Naledi Pandor and Baleka Mbete share their thoughts.

I have answered the Nkandla question - Zuma

2015-08-06 16:53

President Jacob Zuma says he has already answered the "pay back the money" question in terms of Nkandla.

Courts should not meddle in functions of Parliament, says Mbete’s legal team

2015-08-05 16:31

There will be neverending consequences if the courts start messing with the way Parliament operates. It will be like when a single thread of a spider’s web is tampered with and unravels the entire web.

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