ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT

Parliament suspends security heads after Malema’s office burglary

2015-07-30 16:33

Parliament has broken its silence and announced the suspension of members of the Parliamentary Protection Services following an alleged burglary in the office of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema.

Opposition, ANC gang up against EFF over Parliament disruptions

2015-06-24 10:20

Opposition parties and the ANC have, in an apparent united front, drawn a line in the sand on the EFF’s behaviour in Parliament – but amid yet another disruption.

Parliament beats Jerry Springer hands down

2015-06-19 15:30

Jerry Springer – that show where less than honourable Americans fight over baby mamas and devilish exes – was my favourite show on the small screen until members of Parliament decided to up the ante and show their hidden talents.

Naledi Pandor is arrogant and hostile, says Willie Madisha

2015-06-15 07:00

Though deputy president of the Congress of the People Willie Madisha admits his mocking of Minister Naledi Pandor’s accent was an aberration, he will not apologise.

Baleka Mbete downplays 12 months of chaos, says Parliament was ‘vibrant’

2015-06-03 08:01

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has described Parliament over the past year as “vibrant, robust and most importantly a learning experience for all of us, to harness, direct and benefit from”.

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HEADLINES: Swearing in Parliament, Eskom and stolen rhino horns

In today's news headlines: expletives allegedly uttered in Parliament, Eskom wins legal battle with Solidarity & 65 rhino horns stolen from Mozambican police.

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Zuma shows contempt for Marikana miners - lawyer

2015-05-26 17:54

President Jacob Zuma has shown contempt for the mineworkers arrested and injured during the Marikana shooting by telling Parliament before responding to them about the release of the inquiry's report, a lawyer for the group says.

Xenophobia: 338 soldiers deployed at a cost of R4m

2015-04-24 17:34

A total of 338 soldiers, expecting to cost just over R4m, have been deployed to help police following a spate of attacks on foreign nationals.

Presidency proposes National Assembly dates for Zuma

2015-03-03 14:01

The presidency has proposed dates on which President Jacob Zuma will appear in the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces to respond to oral questions.

Malice in parliament: may the farce be with you

2015-02-18 10:42

CyberShrink gives us his views on the explosive events during the recent State of the Nation Address.

 

Parliament workers get a 9% raise

2015-07-09 13:46

Employees of Parliament successfully negotiated a 9% raise for themselves amid opposition parties’ concerns over how the increases will be funded.

Parliamentary security tops agenda of rules committee amid disruptions

2015-06-20 10:30

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has called an urgent meeting of the rules committee in the wake of the disruptions in Parliament that led to her adjourning proceedings.

Nkandla: ‘Zuma ridicules Parliament, engages in empty rhetoric’

2015-06-18 15:56

As soon as President Jacob Zuma approached the podium in the National Assembly this afternoon he was shouted down by Economic Freedom Fighters MPs, who wanted him to tell the house when he would pay back the money.

Emotions run high over boozy MPs, parly pub

2015-06-11 12:17

Emotions ran high last night in the National Assembly as allegations flew to and fro that members of Parliament were drunk.

Committee cheers illegal mining arrests

2015-06-01 06:00

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has welcomed what it believes to be a breakthrough regarding an illegal mining syndicate.

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WATCH: Deputy Minister accused of mouthing 'I will f*** you up' by DA MPs

The words “I will fuck you up” allegedly mouthed in the National Assembly on Tuesday threatened to derail the presidency’s budget vote speech. Watch.

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Parliament to investigate xenophobia (again)

2015-05-06 13:39

Parliament has established an ad hoc committee to investigate the recent wave of xenophobic attacks that took place in some areas of the country last month, with a focus on their causes.

Removal of SABC board members unlawful - DA

2015-03-27 12:32

The ousting of two SABC board members this week did not follow the correct procedures, says the Democratic Alliance.

Mosiuoa Lekota says Parliament Act unconstitutional

2015-02-18 18:24

President Jacob Zuma should order a review of legislation allowing for the arrest or removal of people who create a disturbance in the National Assembly, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says.

EFF disruptions 'destabilise policy making'

2015-02-13 09:00

The scenes which disrupted the State of the Nation address show there are self-serving forces at play threatening to destabilise policy making, says an economist.

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