National Firearms Summit held in parliament last week brought to light the points of contention and agreement when it comes to the firearm legislation in South Africa.

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Cosatu wants radical transformation

2015-02-24 15:24

Cosatu has called on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to break with the past and present a transformative National Budget.


Watch President Jacob Zuma's full State of the Nation reply here. The president touched on foreign land ownership, the dignity of Parliament and even Jan Van Riebeck. Watch.

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Julius Malema tells Nzimande that he is not scared of him or president Zuma after given "revolutionary" advice.

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When DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane took to the podium during the State of the Nation debate on Tuesday he minced no words in his scathing attack on President Jacob Zuma's failures. Watch.

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Presidency's budget overspend raises eyebrows

2015-02-04 11:14

The presidency received R6m in legal bills for 2010/11 against a budget of R1m, while unauthorised spend of R45m has been discussed in parliament, says a report.


Here's everything you need to know about the ruckus caused by the EFF when they eventually left Parliament.

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Economic Freedom Fighters MPs were the only ones left in the National Assembly after refusing to listen to Speaker Baleka Mbete's order that they leave. Watch.

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Talking to journalists outside Parliament, DA's former parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said she will be cheering her colleagues on from the gallery. Watch.

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See all the pictures as dignitaries arrive at parliament ahead of Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in Cape Town.

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In today's news headlines: President Jacob Zuma will only respond to six questions in Parliament, a planned terrorist attack in South Africa in 2010 has been revealed and the Public Protector's office will receive a R60m lifeline.

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Today's newspapers focused on the president's seemingly "kinder" State of the Nation reply.

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EFF spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi states the EFF throw out at SONA was unconstitutional. All to protect Zuma. Watch.

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Today's newspaper front pages focus on scathing State of the Nation debate addresses in Parliament yesterday. Watch.

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Ahead of Thursday's State of the Nation address, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane joins us in studio. In this segment, Maimane addresses the controversial issue of dress codes in Parliament. Watch.

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In today's news headlines: schools in Gauteng, the North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga are open today, Gauteng will see the launch of the Smart Schools paperless education and Julius Malema said the EFF would see to it that President Jacob Zuma responds to Nkandla questions before the State of the Nation Address next month. Watch.

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EFF members created mayhem in Parliament by insisting President Zuma repay the money spent on Nkandla security upgrades. Speaker Baleka Mbete's orders for the EFF to settle down fell of deaf ears. Watch.

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Entertaining and controversial, EFF leader Julius Malema caused a stir in the National Assembly.

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Watch as dignitaries arrive at parliament ahead of Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in Cape Town.

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The finishing touches are mostly in place as President Jacob Zuma prepares to deliver his State of the Nation address in Parliament. See the latest pictures from Cape Town.

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