Fedusa dismayed at Molefe heading to parliament

2017-02-19 13:52

The Federation of Unions of SA explains why it is dismayed that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has been nominated to be sworn in as a member of parliament.

Some MPs treat Parliament worse than beer hall - Zuma

2017-02-16 17:12

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the behaviour of "certain" members of Parliament in his reply to the State of the Nation Address.

'Clown', 'sellout', cat noises drown out SONA debate

2017-02-15 16:36

The DA and ANC spent 25 minutes arguing about everything but the SONA, as ANC MPs heckled and labelled DA MP Solly Malatsi a "sellout".

SA knows 'tyrant' Zuma will never deliver - Steenhuisen

2017-02-14 21:13

South Africans know President Jacob Zuma will never deliver on the promises he made in his State of the Nation Address, DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen has told Parliament.

Ban EFF hard hats in Parliament - ANC

2017-02-14 17:50

The ANC has repeated its call to have the EFF's hard hats banned in Parliament.

DA threatens court action to have Mbete removed

2017-02-09 21:51

The DA has threatened to go to court after a powdery substance with effects similar to that of tear gas was used inside the National Assembly.

Police and Parliament security to deal with SONA safety - govt

2017-02-08 16:04

SAPS and Parliament’s security - and not the SANDF - will provide safety and security at President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, the government says.

Zuma deployment of soldiers at SONA 'absolutely shocking' - union

2017-02-07 21:47

The SA National Defence Union (Sandu) says the authorisation of 441 soldiers to assist police in “law and order” activities for the Opening of Parliament was unpresidential and indicates the political abuse of the South African National Defence Force.

SONA security: You will not be interfered with, Deputy Speaker promises media

2017-02-07 16:32

Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lechesa Tsenoli has promised journalists that they will not be hindered in their work during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

ANC in Parliament's spokesperson quits

2017-02-01 18:05

ANC in Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo has resigned after 12 years in the chief whip's office.


Dept stalling as waterless municipality waits for R147m pipe

2017-02-17 18:14

Wrangling between the North West government, national government, and the Magalies Water Board is delaying a much-needed pipeline to the drought-striken Kgetlengrivier municipality.

WATCH: Feral cats in Parliament? Now we've heard it all!

Feral cats in Parliament? We've heard many weird and wonderful exchanges in the National Assembly, but this reference to "feral cats" has got to be one of the strangest.

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IPID in spotlight in Parliament

2017-02-15 05:26

Police watchdog IPID will brief Parliament’s police committee, for the first time since the return of Robert McBride as its head.

EFF will face an uphill battle in ConCourt - legal expert

2017-02-14 19:11

The EFF will face an uphill battle in asking the Constitutional Court to force Parliament to discipline President Jacob Zuma, a constitutional law expert says.

FULL SESSION: SONA debate in Parliament

2017-02-14 14:12

President Jacob Zuma held his annual State of the Nation Address on Thursday on a night that was overshadowed by violence, with Cope, the EFF and DA MPs thrown out or walking out in protest.

Army will only enter Parliament in case of a calamity - minister

2017-02-08 16:57

The SANDF will not be deployed within the parliamentary precinct unless there is a calamity during the State of the Nation Address, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

SANDF's presence at SONA 'declaration of war' - EFF

2017-02-07 22:58

Political parties questioned the legality of President Jacob Zuma's move to have 441 soldiers help police maintain “law and order” at SONA 2017.

NYDA committee recommends seven candidates

2017-02-07 18:39

Parliament's ad hoc committee charged with filling vacancies on the NYDA board recommended seven names.

Sassa delay politically motivated - EFF

2017-02-01 22:31

The EFF says the announcement by the South African Social Security Agency that it is unable to take over social grant payments from April 1 is politically motivated.

EFF throws weight behind FIC Bill

2017-01-27 14:27

The Economic Freedom Fighters says South Africa’s Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill is needed to fight crime and illicit flows into the country.

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