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 has flipped SA the finger - DA

2015-02-17 19:27

President Jacob Zuma has spent the past six years flipping the finger to the Constitution, Parliament and the people of South Africa, DA MP David Maynier has told MPs.

Defence minister dodges plane ticket question

2014-08-28 10:02

The minister of defence has refused to answer a question in Parliament over a claim that R100 000 was spent on a first-class air ticket for the head of the SA National Defence Force.

DA: Creeping authoritarianism in SANDF

2014-07-23 14:18

There is a "dangerous creeping authoritarianism" within the SA National Defence Force, DA MP David Maynier has warned.

Govt silent over R1.2bn satellite

2014-01-21 11:14

The government has declined to answer any questions about the alleged development of a secret spy satellite which reportedly cost the taxpayer R1.2bn.

Zuma denies Guptagate involvement

2013-11-06 19:05

President Jacob Zuma has denied claims by SA National Defence Force officials that he was involved in the "Guptagate" scandal.

48 arms-related cases probed in 5 years

2013-10-01 20:33

The National Conventional Arms Control Committee's Inspectorate has probed 48 cases in the past five years, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has revealed.

DA wants response on DRC

2013-08-31 08:19

Parliament's joint standing committee on defence chair has failed to respond to requests for a hearing to discuss the deployment of soldiers in the DRC, the DA says.

DA slams R2.6m 'holiday spending'

2013-08-16 19:45

The DA has slammed the spending of R2.6m on holiday breaks for President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

DA wants independent Waterkloof probe

2013-05-23 14:22

The Democratic Alliance has called for an independent investigation into the clearance for a private plane to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base.


Parliament 'must restore public trust after spy cable scandal'

2015-03-02 14:47

Parliament needs to act fast to deal with the spy cables scandal in order to build public trust, DA MP David Maynier says.

Questions about SA rifle sale to Turkmenistan

2014-09-10 12:32

The DA wants an explanation for why South Africa sold 50 sniper rifles to Turkmenistan, a country widely criticised internationally for its human rights abuses.

SANDF chief under fire over R100k first class flight

2014-08-26 11:37

The chief of the SANDF, General Solly Shoke has been criticised after allegedly spending more than R100 000 on a first class ticket to attend a conference in Malaysia in April.

Ex-MP: Arms offset deals a major disaster

2014-02-17 05:30

A damning audit shows how badly South Africans were conned out of billions in offset deals, but parliament did get a warning, says former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein.

Scandal looms over missing spy satellite

2014-01-19 08:42

The Democratic Alliance is determined to unravel the mystery of the whereabouts of a R1.2bn satellite that South Africa commissioned from a Russian company eight years ago.

Minister won't give cost of arms deal

2013-10-09 14:37

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has refused to respond to a parliamentary question regarding the cost of the 1999 arms deal, saying it's under scrutiny by the Seriti Commission.

DA wants 'complete' arms report

2013-09-03 14:40

The DA says that the committee tasked with controlling SA's trade in conventional arms has not issued complete reports over the past year on weapons sales worth more than R13bn.

SANDF must brief Parliament on DRC - DA

2013-08-26 18:37

The DA wants SANDF chief Lieutenant General Solly Shoke to explain to Parliament whether soldiers were properly equipped to help with peacekeeping efforts in the DRC.

President shouldn't get new jet - DA

2013-05-26 20:37

President Jacob Zuma does not need a new jet, the DA says.

Report damns Koloane but MPs unconvinced

2013-05-22 22:34

The government report on the Gupta scandal damns suspended Chief of State Protocol Bruce Koloane, and exonerates President Jacob Zuma and his ministers, but opposition MPs dismissed the findings.

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