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.

Best of City Press: Cyril's Cabinet panic, Duduzane wanted by NPA, and 'Hamba kabi' to Zuma

2018-02-18 23:00

In the event that you missed it, here are some of the best read and most popular stories from City Press on Sunday, February 18.

Ratings agencies note Ramaphosa's election, but swift upgrade unlikely

2018-02-15 19:44

While ratings agencies cautiously welcomed Ramaphosa's elevation to the presidency, analysts say they'll need more time to decide whether or nor to upgrade SA's poor credit ratings.

AS IT HAPPENED: First lady Tobeka Madiba-Zuma breaks her silence

2018-02-09 13:30

While SA awaits a definitive decision on the ANC leadership transition, members of the ruling party's top 6 have pulled out of #Mandela100 celebrations to attend to 'urgent issues' at ANC headquarters.

SONA postponed 'in the interests of the country' - Mbete

2018-02-06 16:44

Days of speculation have ended after Parliament's presiding officers postponed this year's State of the Nation Address, amid fears that it might once again descend into chaos.

Parliament welcomes court ruling to uphold sanctions against EFF

2018-01-29 20:09

Parliament's presiding officers have welcomed a Western Cape High Court ruling upholding the institution's right to discipline the Economic Freedom Fighters for disrupting a sitting of the National Assembly in 2014.

'Conditional offer' made to Chris Maroleng, SABC board confirms

2018-01-23 15:56

SABC board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini has confirmed that a conditional offer has been made to journalist Chris Maroleng to become the public broadcaster's new COO.

#EskomInquiry hits out at Singh for 'undermining' Parliament

2017-12-05 17:30

Controversial former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh has been sharply criticised by Parliament's oversight committee on public enterprises for not submitting documents to the committee on time.

SEE: Police officers visited Manchester United's Old Trafford with supplier

2017-11-29 22:16

MPs have been shown pictures of police officers on a trip to Old Trafford with a supplier who has a contract worth more than R900m with the State Information Technology Agency for police equipment.

Brown’s only answer to state capture is denial, Gordhan tells Eskom inquiry

2017-11-23 06:50

Pravin Gordhan says Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown's only answer to state capture allegations is "denial, denial, denial", as Parliament’s Eskom inquiry again continued late into the night.


'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.

No 'carte blanche' for Ramaphosa

2018-02-18 06:01

After being elected president in National Assembly, Cyril Ramaphosa was under no illusions about the task ahead as opposition parties wasted no time in reminding him that they would be keeping him on his toes, and not giving him 'carte blanche'.

Opposition parties want Parliament dissolved, early elections

2018-02-12 16:14

Opposition parties on Monday agreed that Parliament should be dissolved following a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

‘Transition’ talks will be concluded in ‘a day or two’ – Ramaphosa assures MPs - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-02-08 15:00

The country remains on tenterhooks following the postponement of SONA and the national focus has now shifted to the ANC to see what their next move is in ensuring a smooth transition of leadership.

MPs to continue debate on process to impeach president

2018-01-30 05:21

Parliament's sub-committee on the rules of the National Assembly will meet to finalise issues around the process of impeaching a president.

Process to impeach has been eased

2018-01-28 06:00

The parliamentary process to impeach the president has been made much easier after an agreement to give equal weightings for each political party represented in parliament, eliminating the practice of the majority party using its majority to shield the president.

Transnet execs snub Scopa meeting

2017-12-06 13:01

A delegation from Transnet has failed to appear before the standing committee on public accounts in Parliament over questionable contracts signed by the entity.

Makwakwa reinstated amid probes by SARS and Hawks, Parliament hears

2017-12-05 17:18

High ranking South African Revenue Service official Jonas Makwakwa returned to his post from a suspension while being investigated for tax irregularities by SARS itself, as well as the Hawks.

Eskom's Khoza denies ever meeting Bongo

2017-11-27 16:41

Eskom interim chair Zethembe Khoza “rejects with contempt” claims that he ordered State Security Minister Bongani Bongo to offer a bribe to Ntuthuzelo Vanara, evidence leader of the Eskom inquiry.

Sassa feedback still lacks 'significant details' - Black Sash

2017-11-22 11:38

Black Sash has welcomed Cabinet's intervention in delivering a preliminary agreement between the South African Post Office and Sassa, but says the report back on the arrangement still lacks crucial details.

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