EFF to lay charges against Mbete, protection officers

2016-05-04 15:34

The EFF says it will lay criminal charges against the Speaker and the protection officers who threw them out of Parliament after they refused to let President Jacob Zuma talk on the presidency's budget.

Parliament has a duty to hold Zuma accountable – law expert

2016-04-14 11:47

It is well within Parliament’s rights to take disciplinary action against the president should he be found to have breached the Constitution, a constitutional law expert says.

Mbete considering if it's 'Parliament's place' to discipline Zuma

2016-04-13 14:48

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says Parliament is still considering whether it is the place of the House to discipline President Jacob Zuma.

Mbete refuses to recuse herself from sitting in Parliament

2016-04-05 16:16

Speaker Baleka Mbete has refused to recuse herself from the debate on the removal of President Jacob Zuma from office.

Fireworks in Parliament as opposition calls for speaker to step down

2016-04-05 15:11

Parliament's Speaker Baleka Mbete has faced a barrage of opposition demands that she step aside ahead of a debate over whether President Jacob Zuma should be removed.

Mbete 'regrets' tone of engagement with public protector

2016-04-03 19:00

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has said she "regretted" the hostile reception Public Protector Thuli Madonsela got while presenting her budget to a parliamentary committee last year.

WATCH: Parliament's presiding officers address ConCourt Nkandla ruling

Speaking on Sunday, Parliament's presiding officers addressed the media on the Constitutional Court ruling on Nkandla. They maintained the lessons learned were "major" and "most welcomed".

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Parliament's lawyer was subject of criminal investigation

2016-02-19 05:50

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who shot to social media "fame" for her fumbling over her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court, is embroiled in a criminal case.

Mbete to take advice on removing Malema's Zuma comments from record

2016-02-17 15:45

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is to refer the issue of "unparliamentary speeches" to the rules committee.

#ThrowbackTuesday: Remember what happened at 2015's SONA debate? Watch!

From Baleka Mbete calling Julius Malema a cockroach, to President Jacob Zuma laughing off Mmusi Maimane's criticisms, here's a recap of 2015's SONA debates.

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WATCH LIVE: President's budget debate in Parliament

2016-05-04 14:13

Members of Parliament are debating the President’s budget vote in the National Assembly. Watch.

Parties positive about restoring Parliament's image

2016-04-13 15:50

Party leaders have expressed cautious optimism about working to restore the credibility of Parliament, following a closed meeting with National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete.

EFF: Parliament will consider disciplinary action against Zuma

2016-04-13 12:41

The EFF says it has received confirmation from National Speaker Baleka Mbete that Parliament will consider taking disciplinary action against Jacob Zuma.

See you in court, Malema tells Mbete

2016-04-05 16:13

EFF leader Julius Malema has told National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete that they will take her to court over her refusal to recuse herself from the debate on the removal of President Jacob Zuma from office.

Mbete missed opportunity to apologise to SA - DA

2016-04-03 21:00

National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete has missed an opportunity to apologise to the country following the Constitutional Court's judgment earlier this week and should resign, the DA says.

We don't owe an apology - Mbete

2016-04-03 14:09

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says Parliament does not owe the Public Protector an apology following the Constitutional Court ruling on its handling of the Nkandla matter.

Mbete 'appreciative' of legal certainty provided by ConCourt

2016-04-03 13:30

Parliament's presiding officers say they appreciate the Constitutional Court's ruling on Nkandla as there is now legal certainty on reports by Chapter Nine institutions, such as the Public Protector.

Zuma: Together we must move SA forward - As it happened

2016-02-18 13:46

After two days of debate over President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation, he finally responds to his critics. Get all the details here.

You're out of order, Madisha tells Mbete

2016-02-16 16:11

Cope MP Willie Madisha has told National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete that she is 'out of order' during the State of the Nation debate.

State of SA politics is distressing - Mbete

2016-02-14 21:02

After facing a mammoth task in steering the State of the Nation Address, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete expressed concern over the country's current political situation.

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