ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT

The arguments for and against the NHI

2019-08-19 07:08

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.

AS IT HAPPENED | #NHIBill: National Treasury estimated that NHI will cost around R256bn

2019-08-08 12:00

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'.

No word from Cabinet on Public Protector reports, Zuma's spy claims

2019-07-25 13:49

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.

Cigarettes, corruption and racism: Why the EFF hates Gordhan, according to Jackson Mthembu

2019-07-18 13:53

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.

'The future must be built now' - Ramaphosa, as he holds on to his dreams

2019-06-26 22:12

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.

Intervention

2019-06-26 11:35

Pravin Gordhan says govt will not hesitate to intervene to ensure SOEs are run properly.

AS IT HAPPENED: EFF MP Chirwa calls Ramaphosa's SONA 'stale, empty and meaningless' in fiery maiden speech at #SONADebate

2019-06-25 13:00

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.

'Someone must wake the man up' - opposition parties unimpressed by Ramaphosa's SONA

2019-06-21 13:13

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.

'It's not his dream, it's the people's dream' - Magashule defends Ramaphosa's SONA high hopes

2019-06-21 05:33

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.

Here are the 10 departments Ramaphosa has merged

2019-06-14 18:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in the process of concluding performance agreements with his ministers and deputy ministers.

 

State attorney to brief health committee on NHI Bill's constitutionality

2019-08-15 21:22

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.

High number of undocumented immigrants 'untenable' - committee on Home Affairs

2019-08-06 18:51

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 finds Ramaphosa 'deliberately misled' Parliament over R500 000 Bosasa payment

2019-07-19 11:34

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.

Nation needs to work together against climate change - Creecy

2019-07-11 23:00

"The underpinnings of our economy and our social fabric are facing unprecedented threats from climate change, environmental degradation and the loss of our biodiversity."

Ramaphosa steers clear of Bosasa in reply to SONA debate

2019-06-26 17:21

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.

Gordhan says SOEs in dire straits, threatens boards and CEOs with intervention

2019-06-26 07:37

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.

Will Ramaphosa's SONA put ANC squabbles to bed?

2019-06-21 13:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his third State of the Nation Address to reaffirm the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.

WATCH: Maimane slams Ramaphosa's 'conflicting' messages about Eskom

2019-06-21 11:28

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'conflicting' messages around Eskom in his State of the Nation Address.

DA wants ad hoc committee to investigate Ramaphosa's Bosasa donation

2019-06-19 12:47

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 apologises for party's conduct in Parliament scuffle with ANC

2019-06-14 12:53

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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