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New audit regulation won't improve independence - auditors

2017-03-17 17:11

The majority of stakeholders in the financial auditing sector told MPs that they are opposed to the intended implementation of the Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation.

'No banker bashing' as CEOs face Parliament

2017-03-15 07:02

Frank discussions took place on the first day of public hearings on transformation in the financial services sector in Parliament.

Treasury targets infrastructure underspending

2017-03-03 05:00

Government will in the course of 2017 establish an infrastructure fund to assist state departments with budgeting for large infrastructure projects.

Molefe finds new home as MP, and it's not finance - report

2017-03-01 17:36

Newly sworn-in MP Brian Molefe won't serve on Parliament's finance committee but will be a member of the committees on international relations and economic development.

Behind closed doors, MPs get serious

2017-02-19 06:11

The living room of Parliament is filled with hostility, rebellion and white-shirted bullies, but the ­dysfunction has not yet spilt over into all the rooms in the house, writes Janet Heard.

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Punches thrown, bricks fly as Malema declares 'we won't allow this'

EFF leader Julius Malema addresses the media after the EFF were forcibly removed from the National Assembly. We also hear from DA leader Mmusi Maimane after the DA walked out before president Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address. Watch.

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Sugar Tax: A bitter debate

2017-02-05 06:01

As soaring obesity rates are pitted against warnings of job losses, Parliament remains undecided, writes Steve Kretzmann

#SugarTax debate in Parliament - as it happened

2017-01-31 10:34

Follow all the details on the public hearings on the proposed sugar tax on soft drinks, energy drinks and sweetened milk that took place in Parliament on Tuesday.

Don’t drop the ball on SABC

2017-01-22 06:36

To date, the country has cheered on as 11 MPs have raised the bar for parliamentary oversight. Vincent Smith and his SABC inquiry team must not bow to pressure now. They must not drop the ball.

Axed EFF MP wants job back

2016-12-18 06:04

Former EFF MP goes to court after kids kicked out of private school and bakkie repossessed

 

Why punish Dlamini before she has failed? - Zuma

2017-03-16 16:10

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa's is a "funny democracy", citing calls for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be fired before "anything has happened".

Zuma repeats call for land expropriation without compensation

2017-03-03 14:10

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated that weaknesses in the willing-buyer-willing-seller principle delay land reforms, and says restitution without compensation is under way.

Minimum wage first step to living wage - Ramaphosa

2017-03-01 21:09

The introduction of a national minimum wage sets the stage for progress towards the realisation of a living wage for all, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

EFF expropriation motion premature – ANC

2017-02-28 23:02

The ANC does not agree with any form of land expropriation without compensation in the country, says the party's chief whip's spokesperson.

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ICYMI: Watch the moment a praise singer interrupted Zuma in Parliament

Happy Friday! Just when we thought we'd seen everything in Parliament; a praise singer interrupted President Jacob Zuma during Thursday's session.

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SANDF are trained to engage in warfare, not crowd control - DA

There has been an uproar from opposition parties following President Jacob Zuma’s announcement on Tuesday that 441 soldiers would be deployed at Parliament for his State of the Nation Address on Thursday. Watch.

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Brace for the year of tax

2017-02-05 06:01

The implementation of the carbon tax, which has been on the cards for years, was likely to be deferred to 2018, Nazrien Kader, Deloitte Africa head of taxation services, said this week.

SA faces dire consequences if FIC Bill not signed - Treasury

2017-01-25 19:27

Scrapping the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill, as suggested by two black business groups in Parliament, will have a disastrous effect on South Africa, Treasury has warned.

How the SABC board failed the public broadcaster - leaked document

2017-01-18 13:45

The leaked document from the parliamentary ad hoc committee, which is looking into the SABC board, has detailed how it failed the public broadcaster.

Analysis: Is Parliament losing faith in the SABC?

2016-12-18 06:04

The tide is seemingly turning for the public broadcaster as a parliamentary inquiry finally shows some teeth

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