UDM pulls out of 'flawed' Nkandla report process

2015-03-23 19:11

The UDM has pulled out of a parliamentary process regarding Nkandla security upgrades which its leader Bantu Holomisa has described as flawed.


In today's headlines: Reports suggest Baleka Mbete wanted Parliament to receive a sanitised version of the latest Nkandla report; Nigeria will go to the polls to elect a new president and the Proteas are set for tomorrow's semi-final.

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Malema: Opposition MPs risk being assassinated in Parliament

2015-03-19 17:20

EFF leader Julius Malema has claimed opposition MPs risk being assassinated in Parliament unless presiding officers are prevented from calling police into the National Assembly.

DA's argument on Mbete, police 'extremist'

2015-03-16 21:03

The DA's arguments for overturning a parliamentary rule allowing the Speaker to call police to remove MPs was "extremist", senior counsel for Parliament has argued.

Set date for questions, Malema pleads

2015-03-11 16:29

EFF leader Julius Malema has pleaded in the National Assembly with Speaker Baleka Mbete to agree that a programming committee set a date for the outstanding questions to be answered.

Court hears Parliamentary film policy unconstitutional

2015-03-06 15:58

Parliament's policy on the use of a wide-angle shot of the Chamber during grave disturbances and unparliamentary behaviour is patently unconstitutional, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

‘Glitches’ to blame for signal jamming - Mahlobo

2015-02-19 12:57

Glitches with ‘counter surveillance tactical measures’ led to mobile signal disruptions in the National Assembly ahead of the State of the Nation address, State Security Minister David Mahlobo says.

EFF accepts Mbete's apology

2015-02-18 19:23

The Economic Freedom Fighters has welcomed an apology to its leader Julius Malema by National Assembly Speaker and ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete.

Mbete says sorry for calling Malema a cockroach

2015-02-18 16:34

Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete has apologised for remarks made at the weekend where she referred to EFF leader Julius Malema as a cockroach.

SAHRC gets complaint about Mbete

2015-02-18 12:38

The SA Human Rights Commission has received a complaint about National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete calling EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach.


Nkandla report process flawed - Holomisa

2015-03-23 13:02

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the process proposed by National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to screen Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla before it goes public, is 'flawed'.

Parliament dismisses concerns of Zuma bias

2015-03-22 14:10

Parliament has dismissed accusations by opposition parties that the presiding officers were biased and protecting President Jacob Zuma.

Sisulu, Maynier in 'batty' exchange

2015-03-17 18:25

DA MP David Maynier's mental health has come under discussion in the National Assembly.

Zuma ignores Mbete during Q and A

2015-03-11 21:24

President Jacob Zuma has repeatedly ignored Speaker Baleka Mbete’s calls to sit down during his question and answer session in Parliament.

DA hopes to have Zuma debate before recess

2015-03-06 16:09

The DA hopes to have its motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma debated before the end of the parliamentary term in late March, but the ANC does not believe the matter is urgent.

Court dismisses Agang bid

2015-02-28 10:29

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed an urgent application lodged by Agang SA to postpone the scheduling of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

State Security: Signal jam 'an error'

2015-02-18 21:04

The signal jamming in the National Assembly ahead of the State of the Nation address was caused by an operational error, the state security department says.

ANC welcomes Mbete's apology

2015-02-18 18:24

The ANC has welcomed its chairperson Baleka Mbete's apology for calling EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach.

DA to challenge use of police in Parliament

2015-02-18 14:33

The DA will bring a court challenge against legislation allowing for the arrest or removal of people who create a disturbance in the National Assembly, it says.

Baleka must withdraw cockroach comments - EFF

2015-02-17 16:19

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete should withdraw her description of EFF members as insects and irritants, EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has told MPs.

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