SACP pays rent to Cosatu despite no political levy

2014-11-20 19:49

The SACP has not received a political levy from Cosatu in the last four years but it continues to pay rent to the trade union federation.

More tension in Parly ahead of EFF report

2014-11-20 18:17

The National Assembly is in disarray for the third day running as the ANC moved to prevent a filibuster before a likely decision to suspend EFF MPs from the legislature.

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.

ANC to revoke EFF reprieve

2014-11-20 06:16

The ANC has decided to revoke Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's reprieve to the Economic Freedom Fighters as a deal to restore calm to Parliament collapsed after a day.

Sisulu 'flips a Floyd' in Parly

2014-11-19 19:46

Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has again warned MPs to desist from making hand gestures, after Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu was caught gesturing with her middle finger.

Gauteng MEC violated code of conduct - EFF

2014-11-19 14:36

The Gauteng EFF has accused Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane of violating the provincial legislature's code of conduct and ethics.

Chaos after EFF brands ANC 'African National Criminals'

2014-11-19 08:43

Chaos has erupted during a sitting of the Gauteng legislature, with insults and swear words flying after an EFF representative accused the ruling party of looting the public purse.

Parliamentary dignity will be restored - Ramaphosa

2014-11-18 12:33

Leaders of political parties have agreed to work together to restore the dignity and integrity of Parliament, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

All eyes on Parliament as National Assembly reconvenes

2014-11-18 07:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to meet opposition party leaders, as they plan to put pressure on Speaker Baleka Mbete during an extended plenary session.

EFF disappointed by conference chaos

2014-11-17 22:28

The Economic Freedom Fighters has expressed disappointment at the collapse of its Northern Cape conference into chaos and violence at the weekend.

DA demands probe into rowdy brawl

2014-11-17 15:38

The DA will demand an investigation by the parliamentary oversight authority into the chain of events that saw riot police enter the National Assembly.

Ramaphosa defends Mbete

2014-11-17 13:08

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, calling her impartial.

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.

R2K seeks answers on Parliament chaos

2014-11-15 14:06

Those behind the public order police's intervention in the National Assembly and the suspension of the Parliamentary TV service must be held accountable, the Right to Know Campaign says.

Zulu is a 'street girl' - Malema

2014-11-14 20:00

EFF leader Julius Malema has called Small Business Minister Lindiwe Zulu a "street girl" after she was physically restrained during a verbal altercation with one of his party's MPs.

Malema: Angry EFF members must speak to us

2014-11-14 16:04

A group of EFF members who have turned to the courts to try and obtain an interdict against the party's leaders should follow internal processes if they have a complaint, party leader Julius Malema says.

Sanef concerned over 'censorship' of Parly feed

2014-11-14 14:46

The SA National Editors' Forum expressed concern at interference with the audio and visual feed in Parliament whenever there are disruptions.

Mbete vows to protect Parliament

2014-11-14 12:35

Speaker Baleka Mbete has defended the physical removal of an EFF MP from the National Assembly, saying she had a duty to protect Parliament as the opposition was trying to tarnish the legislature.

Parliament could lose its integrity - ANC

2014-11-14 10:42

The ANC says it is concerned that Parliament could lose its integrity if it degenerates into "a chaotic circus due to the unruly conduct of members".

EFF blames ANC for chaos in Parliament

2014-11-14 08:45

The EFF has blamed the ANC for the chaos that erupted during a sitting in Parliament, saying it has "chosen an approach to undermine democratically elected opposition parties".

Nkandla fund not only for Zuma - businessmen

2014-11-13 20:33

A group of businessmen raising funds to repay the money spent on President Jacob Zuma's home at Nkandla, have claimed they want to free up Parliament by putting the issue to rest.

Opposition parties filibuster Nkandla report

2014-11-13 18:49

Opposition parties have delayed Parliament's adoption of a report exonerating President Jacob Zuma in the Nkandla saga with a noisy filibuster which dragged on for hours.

ANC minister physically restrained in Parly

2014-11-13 17:07

ANC MPs have physically restrained an irate Lindiwe Zulu, minister of small business development, after a verbal altercation with an EFF MP outside the National Assembly Chamber.

Opposition heckles Mbete

2014-11-13 15:52

Opposition parties have jumped out of their seats and shouted "she must go" at Speaker Baleka Mbete in Parliament after she tried to restrict the time scheduled for motions in the chamber.

Educ dept's response to report denialist - DA

2014-11-12 19:51

The DA says the basic education department has a denialist response to a ministerial task team report on the National Senior Certificate.


Mace removed from Parliament - As it happened

2014-11-20 19:34

Get the latest details from the sitting in the National Assembly after a fragile truce between political parties fell apart.

DA denies Ramaphosa Parly deal

2014-11-20 15:06

The DA would never enter into a deal that jeopardised its mandate, the party's leader Helen Zille has vowed.

Parliament accord in tatters over Zuma debate

2014-11-20 07:19

A fragile truce between political parties in Parliament has fallen apart after the opposition pushed ahead with a motion accusing President Jacob Zuma of dodging questions over his Nkandla homestead.

Ramaphosa's political deal falters

2014-11-19 22:32

Parliament again degenerated into insults and obscene gestures as a detente between the ANC and opposition brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa fell apart after a day.

Ramaphosa warns Parly on heckling

2014-11-19 18:47

Heckling and interjections has provoked Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to warn the National Assembly that the agreement struck between himself and opposition leaders was in jeopardy.

NFP leader suffered stroke - report

2014-11-19 10:42

National Freedom Party president Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi is in hospital after allegedly suffering a stroke, several sources say, but her party says she is being treated for exhaustion.

Ramaphosa halts EFF suspensions in return for respect of rules

2014-11-18 14:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has struck a deal with opposition parties that disciplinary proceedings against the EFF will be held in abeyance in return for assurances that they will respect parliamentary rules.

Hoots for anti-Zuma banner

2014-11-18 10:24

A large banner hanging over a KwaZulu-Natal bridge stating "!!!Hoot!!! Zuma must go" has resulted in many rush hour motorists hooting in agreement, according to a report.

Pressure on Mbete when Parly reconvenes

2014-11-18 05:22

Opposition parties intend to ratchet up the pressure on Speaker Baleka Mbete when the National Assembly reconvenes after riot police were called into the Chamber last week.

EFF members barred from party's Gauteng conference

2014-11-17 16:28

A group of EFF members claimed they have been barred from participating in the party's Gauteng provincial conference at the weekend.

Parliament not the ANC's playground - Zille

2014-11-17 14:28

President Jacob Zuma has shown ignorance and contempt for the Constitution and the principle of accountability, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Bricks fly at chaotic EFF conference - report

2014-11-17 09:41

Chaos and violence erupted at an EFF Northern Cape conference at the weekend leaving a trail of blood, a report says.

ANC MPs must crush opposition, Zuma allegedly said

2014-11-16 07:21

President Jacob Zuma is at the centre of the chaos that erupted in Parliament last week as he had allegedly told ANC MPs to "use their numbers to crush opposition" in Parliament.

2002 Zim election not free or fair - report

2014-11-15 14:05

A report by two South African judges, which found the Zimbabwe elections of 2002 not to be free or fair, has been made public following a lengthy legal battle.

Malema is a liar, says disgruntled EFF member

2014-11-14 18:31

A disgruntled EFF member has accused party leader Julius Malema of lying when he claimed that unhappy members could approach him.

Mbete not a suitable Speaker - DA

2014-11-14 15:21

The DA will no longer recognise National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, the party's parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

EFF heads to court over police in Parliament

2014-11-14 14:12

The EFF will seek an urgent interdict against the riot police who entered the National Assembly during a heated session on Thursday, party leader Julius Malema says.

Parliament pandemonium: the internet reacts

2014-11-14 11:57

Drama has unfolded in parliament over President Zuma's liability for Nkandla spending. Riot police were eventually called in to "to protect the dignity of Parliament". Here is how the internet reacted to the chaos.

President's powers must be reviewed – Moseneke

2014-11-14 10:16

Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has questioned the amount of power vested in President Jacob Zuma, according to a report.

Nkandla report passes after riotous debate

2014-11-13 21:42

The ANC drove its report absolving President Jacob Zuma from responsibility for the abuse of funds on his Nkandla home through the National Assembly.

Maimane: Nkandla report a travesty

2014-11-13 18:57

The adoption of the report by the ad hoc committee on Nkandla is a travesty of parliamentary oversight, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Opposition purposefully delaying Parly session - sources

2014-11-13 17:29

Opposition sources in Parliament have revealed that their tactic is to extend the session into the night, when ANC lawmakers usually fly home for the weekend.

Mbete ruling triggers pandemonium

2014-11-13 16:27

The pandemonium that broke loose in the National Assembly has been triggered by Speaker Baleka Mbete's attempt to limit the time for members' motions.

DA, EFF go head-to-head with Mbete

2014-11-13 15:05

MPs have chanted "go go go" during a tumultuous session in the National Assembly.

EFF must take responsibility for land grab - Makhura

2014-11-12 19:51

The EFF must take responsibility for the attempted "land grab" in Nellmapius, Pretoria, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

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