'Concerned' Mbete writes to Mabuza over absent ministers

2018-03-08 17:12

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has told Parliament that she shares the concerns over ministers not appearing to answer questions when scheduled.

Parliament receives Zuma's resignation letter

2018-02-15 12:16

Parliament has officially received the resignation letter of former president Jacob Zuma, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has confirmed.

EFF postpones court action over motion of no confidence

2018-02-14 12:59

The EFF has announced that it has postponed its urgent court application regarding its proposed motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

EFF extends no confidence deadline, chief whips to meet

2018-02-13 10:55

The EFF has extended its deadline to Speaker Baleka Mbete for a decision on the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, while an urgent meeting for the chief whips of all the parties has been scheduled.

SONA can only happen after a motion of no confidence - Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has threatened to shut down SONA, if National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete refuses to table a motion of no confidence against Zuma. Watch.

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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.

POLOTIKI LIVE: Day 2 — ANC must 'clean up credentials'

It's the second day of the ANC's elective conference at Nasrec in Johanensburg. So far, outgoing party president Jacob Zuma has delivered his last speech, outgoing national chair Baleka Mbete has endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa and credentials are yet to be adopted...

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WATCH: Mbete endorses Ramaphosa for ANC president

In a surprise late night move, Baleka Mbete endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa for ANC president. Watch.

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There will be no 'throwing' of chairs at ANC conference - Mbete

2017-12-04 16:47

ANC national chairperson and Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete has said that despite the predictions of naysayers, the ANC's upcoming national conference will be dignified, respectful and united.

African leaders must smell the coffee – Mbete on Mugabe's resignation

2017-11-22 07:44

Speaker and ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete says she is relieved that Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe chose to resign, rather than face the humiliation of being impeached.


SABC denies Sisulu claim that anchor Peter Ndoro lost his job

2018-02-19 12:42

It appears Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu made a gaffe when she announced in the National Assembly that veteran journalist Peter Ndoro has lost his job.

Election of new president, SONA both planned for Friday

2018-02-14 18:44

The National Assembly programming committee has agreed to a preliminary schedule over the next seven days that will include a motion of no confidence, a swearing in of a new president, and the SONA.

We will not withdraw motion of no confidence – EFF

2018-02-13 17:33

The EFF says it will not be withdrawing its scheduled motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to allow the ANC to table its own motion.

No date yet for SONA 2018, but budget speech will take place on February 21

2018-02-07 20:44

The impasse on a new date for this year's State of the Nation Address will not affect the delivery of the budget speech on February 21.

No special sitting for motion against Zuma before SONA – Mbete

2018-02-01 15:30

There will be no special sitting to debate a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma before the State of the Nation Address, says National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete.

MPs tackle expensive medical aid

2018-01-07 06:03

Unhappy MPs are setting aside their political differences to challenge their compulsory membership of the Parliamentary and Provincial Medical Aid Scheme (Parmed), because of its exorbitant tariffs.

Credentials of ANC delegates 'need cleaning up' - Mbete

2017-12-17 00:21

The ANC has suspended the adaptation of credentials at it's national elective conference, with outgoing chairperson Baleka Mbete saying they were still being "cleaned up" .

Baleka Mbete endorses Cyril Ramaphosa for ANC president

2017-12-16 23:22

Outgoing ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete says she will officially back Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the party's top job.

DA lays corruption charges against State Security Minister Bongani Bongo

2017-11-22 18:29

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen has laid charges against State Security Minister Bongani Bongo for allegedly trying to bribe the evidence leader of Parliament's Eskom probe.

Baleka Mbete: In for the long haul

2017-11-19 05:58

Baleka Mbete tells Andisiwe Makinana how, if elected ANC leader, she would reduce the size of government to free up cash for service delivery.

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