ARTICLES RELATING TO THANDI MODISE

Parliament unapologetic about heavy police presence

2015-12-03 18:33

Parliament remains unapologetic about the large contingent of police officers which has been deployed at the institution to deal with striking Nehawu workers, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says.

Zuma to meet legislature, judiciary heads twice a year

2015-11-03 16:43

The heads of the ''three arms of state'' - the judiciary, executive and legislature - will meet twice a year to iron out any issues they have in the future, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Give Parliament space to conduct oversight on fees - Modise

2015-10-21 17:53

University students should give Parliament the “space” it needed to conduct its oversight regarding fee increases, the National Council of Provinces chairperson, Thandi Modise, says.

‘Interfering judiciary’: Thandi Modise takes separation of powers issues to the Constitutional Court

2015-07-07 12:07

The courts came under fire again for “interfering” – this time in Parliament.

Ramaphosa saved from answering Al-Bashir question

2015-06-17 15:07

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has not allowed questions about Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's controversial visit to SA to be asked during Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's question and answer session.

Court 'unconvinced' MPs will be unruly without Act

2015-05-12 14:14

A court has declared that members cannot be removed from Parliament or arrested, but security forces can still be called if there is immediate danger to the life or safety of any person, or damage to property.

Court ruling shows EFF has 'superior knowledge'

2015-04-15 14:50

The EFF’s victory in the Western Cape High Court proves that the party has a “superior” understanding of the rules of Parliament, the party says.

Judge Masipa grilled over her Oscar Pistorius ruling

2015-04-14 12:57

The handling of the Oscar Pistorius trial by Judge Thokozile Masipa took centre stage during the judicial Service Commission interviews in Pretoria, a report says.

Parliament jamming case under way at high court

2015-02-17 13:16

An urgent application to prohibit the use of mobile network blocking devices in Parliament is under way in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town.

Calls for investigation in Parliament cellphone jamming

2015-02-14 07:19

The Secretary of Parliament has been asked to investigate the jamming of cellphones and the faulty microphone during the eighth State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma.

 

Parliament needs new policy on protests - NCOP chair

2015-12-03 17:45

NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise has said Parliament needs to formulate policies to deal with protests and protesters so that they can do their jobs without disruption.

Parliament was not prepared for protesting students - Modise

2015-10-21 19:04

Parliament was not prepared for students to storm the precinct, National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has admitted.

Parliament failed Tony Yengeni, says Thandi Modise

2015-08-25 15:35

Fourteen years after former ANC chief whip Tony Yengeni was investigated by Parliament’s ethics committee for violating Parliament’s code of conduct, a senior ANC MP has come to his defence.

EFF: Has Ramaphosa received Marikana report officially or unofficially?

2015-06-17 19:21

The EFF has tried - unsuccessfully - in the NCOP to ask Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa whether he has received the Marikana report, "officially or unofficially".

Modise's farm was the most dangerous - award winning inspector

2015-06-04 17:28

An NSPCA inspector has said one of the most dangerous situations she ever encountered was at the farm of the National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise.

Parliament's Powers and Privileges Act 'constitutionally flawed'

2015-05-12 11:34

A section of the Powers and Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures Act has been declared inconsistent with the Constitution.

EFF's court victory proof of democracy - party lawyer

2015-04-15 11:35

The victory for the Economic Freedom Fighters in the Western Cape High Court has showed that South Africa is still a constitutional democracy, their lawyer has said.

Modise: Parliament opening minutes to be corrected

2015-02-17 15:31

The parliamentary minutes of the legislature's chaotic opening will be revised to include events that have been omitted, National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise says.

Plato: SAPS should not be drawn into politics

2015-02-15 21:16

Police should not be drawn into political affairs in Parliament, as they were during the State of the Nation address, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says.

We are empowered to call security – Modise

2015-02-13 08:28

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has justified the decision to eject the EFF from Parliament during Thursday’s State of the Nation address, claiming the house is ‘empowered’ to call security.

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