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.


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.

Brown: Government takes energy seriously

2015-02-13 08:25

Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown says the energy situation is almost the single most important issue for growth in the economy and South Africans' lives.

Zuma no confidence motion set for next month

2015-01-29 14:11

An opposition motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated in the National Assemble on 24 February.

EFF welcomes court's lifting of sanctions

2014-12-23 22:01

The EFF has welcomed the Western Cape High Court's interim order lifting the sanctions against 20 suspended EFF MPs.

Ramaphosa to meet opposition after deal falters

2014-11-24 11:30

Opposition parties are expected to meet Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa after a truce between political parties in Parliament fell apart last week.

Ramaphosa to meet political parties

2014-11-17 11:01

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to meet the leaders of political parties in Parliament, in a bid to strengthen and consolidate parliamentary democratic processes, the presidency says.


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.

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.

Sona wrap: Zuma drops bomb on land ownership

2015-02-13 07:44

President Jacob Zuma has acknowledged that South Africa is facing economic challenges, but puts the blame largely on "a difficult economic climate" globally.

MPs suggest private security for NA - report

2015-01-25 14:05

Some MPs have suggested that Parliament hire a private security company to remove unruly members from the National Assembly, a report says.

Zuma not avoiding Parliament - Maharaj

2014-11-25 14:24

President Jacob Zuma is not side-stepping his duties to answer questions in Parliament, presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj says.

Cabinet: Zuma didn’t disobey Parliament

2014-11-20 14:04

President Jacob Zuma has never disobeyed the rules of Parliament, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

Lindiwe Zulu explains anger during Parly chaos

2014-11-16 14:09

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has explained her anger during a sitting of Parliament last week.

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