'We have no progress update' - Sassa, social development dept ditch Parliament

2017-10-18 11:17

The portfolio committee on social development waited patiently for a progress update on Sassa's obligations to the Constitutional Court, but they have been stood up by both the agency and the department.

DA calls on Zuma to suspend Mkhwebane while Parliament holds inquiry

2017-10-11 14:40

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to suspend Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, while Parliament holds an inquiry into her conduct.

Public protector inquiry a 'witch-hunt' - ANC

2017-10-11 11:26

The ANC has called the decision by the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office a "witch-hunt".

News24 sends off 70 users' complaints to govt's Compensation Fund

2017-10-05 07:22

Poor service, no communication and years-long delays were some of the complaints of about 70 News24 users who have filed claims with the department of labour's national Compensation Fund.

DA not guaranteed EFF vote - Malema

2017-09-07 08:19

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party can no longer guarantee that it will vote with the DA.

Minister rejected invitation to explain Grace Mugabe decision

2017-09-06 20:15

International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane rejected Parliament's invitation to explain her decision to grant Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza redeployed to new committee

2017-09-05 18:17

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has been redeployed to the portfolio committee on economic development.

8 things President Zuma didn't do, doesn't know, couldn't say

2017-09-01 12:14

President Jacob Zuma did his best to dodge some testing questions from opposition MPs in Parliament. Here is a collection of some of the best non-quotes from the president.

Parliament sets date to debate dissolution

2017-08-31 11:33

Parliament has set a date to debate the DA's motion to dissolve the National Assembly.

Mokonyane blames dept's financial woes on municipalities' R7bn debt

2017-08-22 14:52

Water and Sanitation minister Nomvula Mokonyane has laid the blame for her department's ailing finances on ill-equipped municipalities that could not implement their projects.


'I'm not the only victimised whistle blower' - Holtzman to challenge Parliament dismissal

2017-10-12 14:26

Parliament’s dismissed security head Zelda Holtzman, who believes she has been targeted for lifting the lid on irregularities, plans to legally challenge its decision to sack her over what she has described as "trumped up" charges.

Now ANC caucus slams Public Protector inquiry despite agreeing to it

2017-10-11 13:34

In a bizarre series of statements, the ANC caucus has tried to distance itself from its decision to hold a portfolio committee inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Dlamini-Zuma deployed to small business committee in Parliament

2017-10-09 12:32

ANC presidential candidate and MP Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been deployed to the portfolio committee on small business development.

'I didn't think our movement could get so low' - Mthembu on dirty tricks

2017-09-08 11:01

ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says he never thought his party would have to deal with the level of "sleaze" emanating from within in the run-up to its presidential elections.

MDDA hits back at critics while further mismanagement surfaces

2017-09-06 21:48

As further allegations of mismanagement surfaced, the Media Development and Diversity Agency has hit back at its critics.

Another Sassa delay gags Post Office at Scopa meeting

2017-09-06 07:40

South African Post Office officials have flown to Parliament only to be told they couldn't make a presentation, after Sassas's self-imposed timelines were moved back two weeks.

ANC complains after DA questions SABC board candidate’s Zuma reference

2017-09-01 16:49

ANC MP Lerumo Kalako has accused DA MPs of apartheid-era "special branch interrogation" for questioning an SABC board candidate's listing of President Jacob Zuma as a reference on her CV.

Zuma Q&A in National Assembly: AS IT HAPPENED

2017-08-31 13:39

The EFF has given President Jacob Zuma a hard time in the National Assembly where is was quizzed on topics ranging from the SABC, Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe and the economy.

Ramaphosa to face questions about Guptas, unemployment

2017-08-23 06:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to answer questions in the National Assembly about the Gupta family’s influence at Eskom, confidence in state-owned enterprises, and unemployment.

Interim SABC board makes shortlist for permanent board, but no Zikalala

2017-08-22 14:13

The five members of the SABC interim board have made the shortlist of 36 for the permanent board.

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