ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT 2017

Zuma to face state capture, resignation questions in Parliament

2017-06-22 08:03

President Jacob Zuma is due to face some tough questions during his quarterly appearance in Parliament to answer questions from MPs.

ConCourt to rule on Zuma no-confidence secret ballot on Thursday

2017-06-20 12:21

The Constitutional Court will make its ruling on Thursday on the UDM's application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot.

Secretary to Parliament 'granted' special leave

2017-06-09 10:41

Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana has been 'granted' special leave by Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise following a raft of corruption allegations.

DA's Maynier asked to leave NA after Gupta jibe

2017-05-31 22:59

DA MP David Maynier had to leave the National Assembly chamber when he had refused to withdraw his remark that President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his Cabinet at the behest of the Guptas.

Parliament to hold briefing on SABC inquiry report

2017-05-30 06:18

Parliament’s legal services is expected to brief the media about the recommendations of the ad hoc committee which investigated the SABC board.

Women's department needs serious cash injection - minister, MPs

2017-05-24 22:05

MPs and Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu have agreed her department's budget is limited and in need of a serious cash injection.

MPs fume as water dept fails to explain R1.5bn debt

2017-05-23 16:49

MPs across the political spectrum have slammed the Department of Water and Sanitation after its officials failed to explain how the department still owed various contractors R1.5bn.

Two assessments of security features at Nkandla - Nhleko

2017-05-22 14:01

Public Works Minister Nathi Nhleko says his department conducted a structural damage assessment to one of the security features at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, while the police have also conducted a security assessment.

IPID recommends that Phahlane be suspended

2017-05-16 11:21

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has told MPs that acting national police commissioner General Khomotso Phahlane should be suspended to prevent him interfering in IPID probes.

Scopa, Sassa to discuss social grants contract

2017-05-16 04:53

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts is expected to meet Sassa officials to discuss the extended contract with Cash Paymaster Services.

 

No confidence vote: Email your MP

2017-06-22 07:00

The Constitutional Court has ruled on an application on holding a secret ballot in the no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma. Use our tool to email an MP and ask them to vote in one way or another.

MPs want Gigaba summoned to Parliament over Guptas

2017-06-20 11:46

Members of several political parties want Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba summoned to Parliament to account for the naturalisation of the Guptas.

Zuma: Nobody harasses the media here

2017-06-02 10:09

President Jacob Zuma has defied his critics on media freedom in the National Assembly, saying his government still believes in a free press.

'This is a budget for President Gupta' - Maimane

2017-05-31 18:38

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been forced to withdraw his remark that President Jacob Zuma had delivered a "Gupta budget" in the National Assembly.

DA and EFF have no faith in Muthambi

2017-05-24 23:01

Faith Muthambi couldn't escape reminders of her troubled tenure as communications minister when her first budget for her new department, Public Service and Administration, was debated.

Women department budget debate descends into shouting match, MPs walk out

2017-05-24 20:32

Opposition MPs have walked out of the budget vote on the department of women in the presidency after the debate turned into a political shouting match.

Land: 1.8 million hectares transferred to communal trusts since 1994

2017-05-23 08:30

Almost two million hectares of land have been transferred to communal property associations and trusts since 1994.

Clock ticking for Sassa budget vote as MPs wait for new annual plan

2017-05-17 14:29

MPs are in a race against the clock after they heard from a legal advisor that Sassa needs to update its annual plan in line with the Constitutional Court before they can debate its upcoming budget.

Parliament to hold budget debates

2017-05-16 06:41

From Tuesday until June 1 there will be little rest for parliamentarians as every government department's budget will be presented and debated.

Sassa still has 50 000 deduction complaints to deal with - Dlamini

2017-05-10 07:07

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says over 50 000 grant beneficiary complaints are incomplete as they are waiting for affidavits from complainants.

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