Zuma violated his oath of office, says Lekota

2012-05-30 22:56

President Jacob Zuma has been accused of violating his oath of office by failing to uphold his Constitutional obligation to protect the rights of artist Brett Murray and City Press editor Ferial Haffajee.

Cabinet still hasn't discussed bling-book

2011-11-10 22:46

An independent commission's review of the ministerial handbook has not yet been discussed by Cabinet, three months after it was made public.

Stand up to bullies - Mazibuko

2011-11-01 22:48

Some South Africans believe they are above the law and that might is right, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Vacant govt posts nearly filled

2011-10-11 21:38

All three tiers of government are close to filling their vacant positions with only about 15 000 posts still open at national and provincial level, the presidency says.

Transport racks up R50m travel bill

2011-10-06 22:41

The department of transport racked up a travel bill of R50m in the 2009/10 financial year, on top of a R35m credit card spending, a reply to a parliamentary question has revealed.

MP denies not declaring interests

2011-10-05 19:45

Deputy Economic Development Minister Enoch Godongwana has denied failing to disclose his business interests to Parliament.

ANC MP lied about kickbacks

2011-08-25 23:07

Senior ANC MP Yolanda Botha has been found guilty of misleading Parliament about alleged kickbacks she got from a company to which she gave tenders worth more than R50m.

ANC narrows definition, scope of info bill

2011-08-22 22:39

The ANC has made good on a promise to drastically restrict the application of the protection of information bill, and also proposed narrowing the grounds for classifying information.

ANC widens definition of national security

2011-07-27 18:19

ANC MPs have proposed increasing the instances in which information can be classified to protect national security in a divisive new development on the protection of information bill.

No Cabinet reshuffle, Mantashe says

2011-07-12 22:24

Cabinet is not about to be overhauled, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.


NPC plan in all official languages

2011-11-21 21:14

A version of the National Planning Commission's plan is available in all 11 official languages, chairperson Trevor Manuel says.

Communications bill gazetted

2011-11-08 21:16

The electronic communications amendment bill has been gazetted for public consultation, the department of communications says.

Watchdog sees more suspect transactions

2011-10-12 20:52

The Financial Intelligence Centre has seen a 25% rise over last year in suspicious transaction reports submitted, it has emerged.

Privatise ex-homeland land - DA

2011-10-06 22:41

The DA wants people who live on communally-owned land to have full and unhindered individual ownership.

ANC asks Transnet for party money

2011-10-06 22:41

Transnet has declined a request by the ANC for a contribution to its centenary celebrations next year, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Cwele wants to keep spy service clean

2011-09-13 22:36

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has told President Jacob Zuma he does not want the intelligence services to be abused.

Government: We don't dodge questions

2011-08-23 10:41

The government has rejected reports that some ministers are failing to answer hundreds of questions put to them by MPs.

Lease deal minister gives Parly a miss

2011-08-16 15:35

Public Works Minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde has failed to attend a parliamentary session to answer questions from MPs on her role in an allegedly irregular R1.7bn police buildings lease deal.

Fines, expulsion for absentee MPs

2011-07-13 22:18

Parliament could soon introduce fines of R500 a day for missing work for MPs who go absent without leave for more than a fortnight, the office of the ANC chief whip says.

SA gets worst possible ratings - report

2011-06-28 15:46

South Africa has received the worst possible rating on several governance aspects in an independent peer review report, with President Jacob Zuma and Parliament coming under fire.

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