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ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT 2017

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.

No plans to hold Nkoana-Mashabane to account over Grace Mugabe - yet

2017-08-21 14:44

There are no plans to call in Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane before Parliament just yet, portfolio committee chairperson Siphosezwe Masango has said.

Khoza hits back at claims that she 'insulted' ANC colleagues

2017-08-21 13:28

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has denied insulting ANC colleagues following a boycott of a meeting she chaired, saying she was responding to their initial taunts.

DA won't let go of Faith after Khoza's axing

2017-08-18 14:13

The DA's Mike Waters says the ANC's "disgraceful firing" of Makhosi Khoza will not mean that the Minister of Public Service and Administration, Faith Muthambi, will escape accountability.

Secret ballot was beyond reproach - Parliament

2017-08-16 12:05

Everything possible was done to ensure it could not be determined how individual MPs voted in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament says.

MPs 'sceptical' about Post Office readiness to aid Sassa

2017-08-15 12:12

Scopa MPs have been left "sceptical" following a presentation by Sassa's new interim CEO, who claimed the South African Post Office will be ready for grants testing by November.

Opposition rejects DA's call to dissolve Parliament

2017-08-10 20:23

The DA has accelerated calls for Parliament's dissolution, but some of its opposition partners have rejected the idea.

How to dissolve the National Assembly

2017-08-10 07:45

The DA has announced that it intends to table a motion to dissolve Parliament, the process to dissolve the National Assembly is set out in Section 50 of the Constitution.

Government fighting women abuse - Zuma

2017-08-09 16:38

Government is playing its part in fighting women abuse, President Jacob Zuma has said, while adding that more needed to be done.

 

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.

Communications committee to investigate state capture and alleged liars

2017-08-22 11:43

The portfolio committee on communications will also investigate state capture, after being informed that the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has submitted a report on state capture to Parliament.

'Incompetent' Faith Muthambi 'tried to mislead Parliament' - report

2017-08-21 14:18

Former Communications Minister Faith Muthambi tried to mislead Parliament, a report from Parliament's legal services has found.

Manana still an MP - ANC in Parliament

2017-08-19 15:48

The ANC has not received a resignation letter from Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana as a member of Parliament, a spokesperson has said.

Khoza alienated her ANC colleagues - Mthembu

2017-08-18 11:30

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza insulted some of her colleagues to the point that they no longer wanted to work with her, party chief whip Jackson Mthembu has said.

SABC board candidates' CVs to be made public

2017-08-15 15:22

The CVs of candidates shortlisted for positions on the new SABC board will be posted on Parliament’s website for the public to comment.

Spotlight back on Faith Muthambi

2017-08-13 20:12

The DA wants Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests to investigate Public Service Minister Faith Muthambi's alleged hiring of 27 support staff without following proper procedure.

Can Parliament dissolve if enough MPs resign?

2017-08-10 12:49

EFF leader Julius Malema has suggested Parliament can be dissolved if 51 members resign from Parliament. But can it? The DA and UDM say no.

ANC vindicated by DA's call to dissolve Parliament

2017-08-09 19:23

The ANC's Parliamentary caucus feels vindicated that it defeated the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in the light of DA leader Mmusi Maimane's call that Parliament be dissolved, which would result in early elections if it were to succeed.

Zuma vote: How many ANC MPs broke ranks?

2017-08-09 07:00

As few as 31 or as many as 40 "rebel" ANC MPs may have voted for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during the secret ballot in Parliament.

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