IFP joins call for fuel levy suspension

2018-07-17 11:26

The IFP has called for a halt on fuel price levies, saying the ruling party is dragging its feet.

Speaker Mbete to keep a close eye on Auditor-General death threats

2018-05-31 22:28

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says death threats against the office of the Auditor-General are an attempt to undermine the institution's powers and a threat to accountability.

Mbete concerned about Manana domestic worker assault complaint

2018-05-09 17:03

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she is concerned about the latest accusation of physical violence against ANC MP Mduduzi Manana.

Continue the revolution for Winnie - Naledi Pandor

2018-04-09 22:58

Paying tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Khayelitsha in Cape Town, ANC MP Mandla Mandela and Minister of Higher Education Naledi Pandor said South Africa's work was not yet done.

Madikizela-Mandela was 'a defender of the vulnerable' - Parliament

2018-04-02 19:39

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was a "solid rock and defender of the vulnerable and defenceless", National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise have said.

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.


Baleka Mbete considering legal action after tweet alleging she did not declare business interests

2018-06-16 16:52

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she is seeking legal advice after tweets circulating that she allegedly had several business interests which were not declared to Parliament's Registrar of Members' Interests.

Parliament sets up feasibility study to look into move to Pretoria

2018-05-23 11:25

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says an external service provider has been appointed to look into the feasibility of moving Parliament to Pretoria.

WATCH: Pandor, Mbete pay tribute to 'warrior' Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Naledi Pandor and Baleka Mbete were among those who paid tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at a memorial service in Khayelitsha. Watch.

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Speakers focus on ethics of public representatives

2018-04-08 12:44

Speakers in the legislative sector want frameworks governing the ethical behaviour of public representatives to be further strengthened, Parliament said on Sunday.

'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.

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