Mbete should not preside over Zuma Q&A session – DA

2016-11-22 16:47

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen says Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete should not preside over proceedings when President Jacob Zuma answers questions in the House.

Mbete versus Nhleko versus McBride

2016-10-23 06:00

The war of words between National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has put the latter at odds with Parliament for the second time in a month over top policing appointments.

State capture report to be delivered to new Public Protector

2016-10-17 12:29

The contentious report on "state capture" is set to be bounced back to the Public Protector's office.

Parliament turns down request to keep 'state capture' report safe

2016-10-14 20:19

Parliament has turned down a request by outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to keep the "state capture" report safe in the run up to the application to stop its release.

The day the president finally showed weakness

2016-09-28 05:45

Sitting in Parliament recently, watching President Jacob Zuma stumble through his most recent Question Time, I could not help to think that the cracks are finally showing, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Double celebration as Mbete gets married on her birthday

2016-09-24 14:38

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has married businessman Nape Khomo in a private ceremony on her birthday in the Eastern Cape.

Security upgrades are necessary - Parliament

2016-09-12 21:31

Parliament says security upgrades to its precinct are necessary for safety reasons and not because the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, "wants" them.

ANC members might call for early elective conference - Mbete

2016-08-27 20:05

The ANC could be officially asked to go into an early elective conference after the shock of the local government elections, its chairperson Baleka Mbete said on Saturday.

Let’s wait for the full results - Mbete

2016-08-04 21:20

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete says it is too early to comment on the performance of the ANC during the Local Government Elections.

ANC won't give up on people of Nelson Mandela Bay - Mbete

2016-07-21 15:18

ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete has complete confidence that the party will win the fierce election race being run in Nelson Mandela Bay.


Six candidates in race to succeed Zuma - Mantashe

2016-11-11 12:23

Six candidates are bidding to succeed Jacob Zuma as ANC leader, says secretary general Gwede Mantashe, who adds it will be "a mistake" for Zuma to stand for a third term.

'State capture' report delivered to Public Protector

2016-10-17 21:23

National Assembly secretary Masibulele Xaso personally delivered the “state capture” report to the public protector’s office on Monday.

State capture report safely stored in Parliament until Monday

2016-10-15 13:00

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on state capture is safely under lock and key in Parliament, ready to be given to her successor on Monday.

Mbete’s vision for a future ANC

2016-10-02 06:01

ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete says the party is working to ensure that there will be no contestation in the election of a party leader at its next conference, scheduled for next year.

Baleka ties the knot

2016-09-24 20:18

It was a double celebration for ANC national chairperson and parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete and her partner, Moses Mokgatle Khomo, who tied the knot on Mbete’s 67th birthday.

WATCH: Screams and shouts in the National Assembly

MPs from Cope, EFF and the ANC clash swords before President Zuma's QnA on Tuesday.

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Mbete wants bullet proof glass, fence for parliament

2016-09-11 06:03

Proposed new draconian measures to boost security in Parliament, including bulletproof glass to separate the public from MPs, have sparked concern.

EFF to challenge new Parliament rules in court

2016-08-23 16:04

The EFF intends to challenge some of Parliament’s new rules in court, the party has told the National Assembly.

Mbete told to fetch her ID book before she can vote

2016-08-02 14:07

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete has cast her vote at the Berario Community Centre in Northcliff, Johannesburg - but not before being told she had to fetch her ID book if she wanted to make her cross.

Before you sort out your hangover, go vote - Baleka Mbete

2016-07-21 12:52

ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete has urged voters to head to the polls before they take care of their "bhabhalaz" on August 3.

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