Parliamentary committee welcomes appointment of new Hawks boss

2018-05-24 15:49

The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Francois Beukman, has welcomed the appointment of General Godfrey Lebeya as the new head of the Hawks.

Gigaba's 'untruths' need to be 'given serious attention' - Ramaphosa

2018-04-04 15:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said he is giving Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's untruths 'due and proper consideration'.

Parliament adopts bill to force parties to disclose funders

2018-03-27 17:09

The National Assembly has adopted the Political Party Funding Bill, which will pave the way for political parties to declare who funds them.

Motsoeneng laughs off DA suggestion he should pay back legal fees

2018-03-16 13:05

Former SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has laughed off the DA's suggestion that he should pay back legal fees spent on various cases while he was an executive at the public broadcaster.

Zuma will pay his legal fees... if court orders him to - Ramaphosa

2018-03-14 19:08

Former president Jacob Zuma will pay his legal fees from his own pocket if the courts rule he had acted in his personal capacity, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament.

Estina arrests not due to change in political winds - Hawks head

2018-03-13 16:07

Arrests relating to the Estina dairy project were not due to the change in political leadership of the country, acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has said.

AS IT HAPPENED: Parliament not satisfied with NPA answers on Gupta investigation delays

2018-03-07 11:00

The joint portfolio committee that summoned NPA head Shaun Abrahams to Parliament to answer for the sluggish investigation in the Estina/Vrede dairy farm state capture case remains dissatisfied with Abraham's answers, and will call another meeting.

Cabinet to do 'whatever possible' to strengthen police stations

2018-03-01 12:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet has committed to strengthening the capacity of South Africa's police stations, following the massacre at the Ngcobo police station in the Eastern Cape.

'This oath will judge you' - Mogoeng swears in Mabuza, new ministers - As it happened

2018-02-27 18:30

"This oath will judge you," Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng warned incoming Cabinet members, minutes before deputy president David Mabuza, nine new ministers and five deputy ministers were sworn in.

Parliament remembers ANC MP Beatrice Ngcobo as a 'dedicated public representative'

2018-02-19 20:32

MP Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo, 74, who chaired the Portfolio Committee on Tourism and had been an ANC MP since 2004, has been remembered in Parliament.


Scopa wants 'absent' Sassa head to explain millions spent on KZN events

2018-05-22 16:38

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts wants former Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu to appear before it to explain how almost R16m was irregularly spent on three events in KwaZulu-Natal.

ANC 'shuts down' National Assembly for 75 days

2018-03-29 11:48

The National Assembly will be in recess for 75 days, after the ANC "pushed through" an amendment of Parliament's programme to allow for a prolonged "constituency" period.

WRAP: Finance Committee regroups to map way forward on Viceroy, SARS

2018-03-20 09:21

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance had to regroup to map a way forward after a marathon of submissions from National Treasury and finance sector regulators on South Africa’s most talked about corporate sagas.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng's legal fees cost the SABC R22m - ministry

2018-03-15 15:53

Defending former chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng in various matters, including his fight against the DA over the Public Protector's unfavourable report on the SABC, has cost the broadcaster R22m.

Ramaphosa Q&A: No landgrabs, Zuma must pay up if court orders - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-03-14 14:54

President Cyril Ramaphosa has completed his first oral question and answer session in the National Assembly since being elected head of state.

Dudu Myeni’s late-night hotel rendezvous after Parliament no-show

2018-03-11 06:00

Former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni was too ill to testify before the Parliamentary inquiry into Eskom, saying she was unable to fly to Cape Town owing to health problems, but was spotted having a late-night meeting that same day.

Parliament to get tough on public health corruption in another Gupta-linked scandal

2018-03-02 16:51

The chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Health says the committee will stop corruption in its tracks in the health sector, following another Gupta-linked controversy.

Sassa to hear in 6 days if CPS contract can be extended

2018-02-28 13:20

Acting Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu has revealed the Constitutional Court will rule on the agency's request to extend the Cash Paymaster Services contract by six months.

SONA: Dressed to impress

2018-02-25 06:00

The long-awaited state of the nation address (Sona) finally took place on Friday, giving politicians the opportunity to strut on the red carpet in style and showcase their personal taste in fashion.

'Please go to Marikana,' Shivambu 'sends' Ramaphosa, as it happened

2018-02-19 14:30

Parliamentary debate on the State of the Nation Address has come to the end, with President Cyril Ramaphosa expected to respond to the debate on Tuesday at 14:00.

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