Mbete distances herself from report that she has entered ANC leadership race

2017-01-17 21:05

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete has distanced herself from media reports that she has entered the race to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president.

The ANC is not arrogant, we accept our wrongs - Mbete

2017-01-07 19:27

ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete has come out in defence of the ruling party, saying although some may think it is arrogant, only a few of its leaders might be, and the majority know how to accept when they are wrong.

A response from Parliament to Mpumelelo Mkhabela

2016-12-15 10:21

On 2 December News24 columnist Mpumelelo Mkhabela wrote an article titled 'Removing Mbete should be our first priority' in which he argues that Parliament has lost the respect of the public. Here is Parliament's response.

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's dirty war

2017-01-15 06:01

From rumours of illness to exclusions from debates, smear campaigns abound in the ANC’s succession scramble.

Parliament stronger after 2016 tests says Mbete

2017-01-02 22:45

South Africa's Parliament faced its greatest tests in 2016 but came out stronger and more resilient, Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete said in her New Year's message.

ConCourt's Nkandla ruling a 'bitter lesson for Parliament'

2016-12-07 18:59

Parliament learnt a "bitter lesson" when the highest court in the land ruled that it had acted inconsistently with the Constitution over Nkandla, says deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli.

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.

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