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President Cyril Ramaphosa has completed his first oral question and answer session in the National Assembly since being elected head of state.
Dear Lindiwe ,I would like you to detail how you would pull South Africa out of a crippling recession, return hope to the millions of South Africans who remain unemployed, writes Ghaleb Cachaila.
While the nation waits for National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete’s decision on whether to give MPs a secret ballot on the motion to remove President Jacob Zuma next week, behind the scenes parliamentary staff are preparing for a showdown.
The EFF has accused the ANC of failing to provide complete political freedom to South Africans following an unsuccessful bid to have apartheid laws repealed in Parliament.
MPs have debated a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly. While the debate is taking place in Parliament, Zuma supporters are protesting outside.
"I think it will be unfair not to raise my concern about your House. Each time I come here, I am abused by members of your Parliament, because, instead of answering questions, I sit here being called a criminal, a thief."
Political analyst Richard Calland says the EFF have built their reputation on breaking rules in Parliament. "The EFF injected life into Parliament," adds Calland. In this video he says the ANC is unlikely to recall President Jacob Zuma. He is likely to remain in office until 2019.
The ad hoc committee established by Parliament to consider submissions by President Jacob Zuma in response to the public protector's report on Nkandla must make use of all its powers, the DA said.
South African workers need to be ready to face the “storm” of mechanisation and new technology that could lead to job losses, warns Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be held in the National Assembly on August 8. What happens if the motion succeeds? Watch and find out.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has yet to say whether the ballot will be secret or not. The Constitutional Court did not give her a date by which she had to make her decision known.
A proposal for the ANC to adopt direct, constituency-based national and provincial elections has been placed on the table.
A motion to set up a parliamentary ad hoc committee to look into repealing apartheid-era legislation has failed in the National Assembly.
The proposed new constitution would allow Alassane Ouattara to remain as president. Opposition parties see this move as a constitutional "coup" that will also protect his allies, writes Peter Penar.
Public protector committee chairperson Makhosi Khoza is confident the candidate they selected to replace Thuli Madonsela will get the National Assembly’s nod.
The National Assembly has passed a new law that will see parents who default on child maintenance blacklisted and blocked from getting credit while owing maintenance.
Draft legislation seeking to streamline environmental licensing of the mining industry, including water-use licensing, has been approved by the National Assembly.
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