The dignity of the commission has been held up by Zondo's personal approach to the process. Even the most reluctant witness could not gather the rudeness to withdraw, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Since the National Health Insurance Bill was introduced to Parliament, the debate about the plan which promises to fundamentally change healthcare in South Africa has heated up.
The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has officially been introduced to Parliament, with the backing of the private sector and stakeholders known as 'Friends of NHI'.
Cabinet has not discussed the continued fallout over the Public Protector's reports on Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and President Cyril Ramaphosa, as well former president Jacob Zuma's state capture inquiry testimony about spies and a plot to get rid of him.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says the EFF's focus on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is based on a 'deep-seated hatred' of Indians and because of Gordhan's attempts to clean out corruption in SOEs.
President Cyril Ramaphosa held on tight to his dreams when he responded to the debate on his State of the Nation Address, calling on all South Africans to work together to build the future now.
Pravin Gordhan says govt will not hesitate to intervene to ensure SOEs are run properly.
Members of Parliament are debating President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address in a joint sitting of National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been labelled a dreamer who must be woken up by opposition leaders – many of whom were less than impressed with his State of the Nation Address.
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has defended President Cyril Ramaphosa's lofty ambitions, saying the president and government will implement the programmes laid out in the State of the Nation Address.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is in the process of concluding performance agreements with his ministers and deputy ministers.
The portfolio committee on health will be briefed by the state attorney on the constitutionality of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, committee chairperson Sibongiseni Dhlomo said on Thursday.
It is "untenable" that South Africa can have large numbers of undocumented immigrants, chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs Bongani Bongo said.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that President Cyril Ramaphosa "deliberately misled" Parliament when he responded to a question about a R500 000 donation from Bosasa.
"The underpinnings of our economy and our social fabric are facing unprecedented threats from climate change, environmental degradation and the loss of our biodiversity."
Responding to the debate on his State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa didn't take up the challenge by opposition leaders to "come clean" on his relationship with Bosasa.
South Africa’s state-owned companies are in a parlous state and if the boards and management of these organisations do not do what government expects of them, it won’t hesitate to intervene to ensure proper governance and financial management.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his third State of the Nation Address to reaffirm the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'conflicting' messages around Eskom in his State of the Nation Address.
An ad hoc committee must investigate President Cyril Ramaphosa's ties to scandal-ridden multi-services company Bosasa, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said.
EFF MP Tebogo Mokwele has apologised on behalf of the party for its role in a physical confrontation between a few of its MPs and ANC members during an induction session in Parliament.
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