Ad hoc committee amending section 25 to crisscross the country

2020-02-04 20:32

The ad hoc committee amending Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation will visit each province to get the public's input on the amendment.

Land expropriation: Bill to amend Constitution expected in December

2019-10-25 17:49

A draft Bill to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation is expected to be open for public comment in December and January.

Land: Mathole Motshekga elected chairperson of committee that will amend section 25

2019-09-05 19:21

After a false start, the ad hoc committee that will amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation has elected Mathole Motshekga as its chairperson.

Mkhwebane inquiry: Committee chair distances himself from decision

2017-10-12 13:06

The chairperson of the portfolio commitee on justice and correctional services has distanced himself from the decision to hold an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

We don’t want no ‘ethics what-what’

2017-09-10 05:59

An issue that has lingered in the presidency for the past seven years came to a head in Parliament this week – and, in an ironic move, a former ally of President Jacob Zuma was the one agitating to put the matter to rest.

Motshekga: ANC is victimising victims of corrupt state

2017-08-15 20:40

Former ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga has accused his party of “victimising the victims of a corrupt state” by taking disciplinary action against ANC members who voted for President Jacob Zuma to go.

It's education first for Queen Modjadji 'because the world is modern'

2017-06-11 22:59

She is a 12-year-old schoolgirl who aspires to become a doctor but Masalanabo Modjadji is no ordinary pre-teen - she is South Africa's only female traditional ruler, believed to have mystical rainmaking powers.

Mathole Motshekga calls for special NEC over Zuma

2017-04-12 10:32

ANC National Executive Committee member Mathole Motshekga has called for a special NEC meeting to deal with growing calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign.

Stop divisive attacks over Homo naledi - Makhura

2015-09-24 17:48

The discovery of Homo naledi, a new species of a human ancestor, should unite and not divide people, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Madonsela misled SA on Nkandla - ANC

2015-07-30 21:21

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela misled South Africa about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, ANC Chief Whip Mathole Motshekga has told Parliament's ad hoc committee.


OPINION | Expropriation: a bad turn for land reform, dire turn for the country

2020-01-27 14:00

The courts may retain some ability to review executive decisions on compensation, but not to enforce an alternative. There is much here that is reminiscent of the Expropriation Bill of 2008, which similarly sought to limit the role of the courts, writes Terence Corrigan.

Land expropriation: Ad Hoc committee to call land experts on amendment on Constitution

2019-09-11 19:55

The Ad Hoc committee tasked with the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation, is expected to hold a workshop with "various experts on the question of land and amending the Constitution".

Parliamentary committees condemn spate of KZN political killings

2018-05-15 15:55

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services says the criminal justice system must protect South Africans' right to political association.

Parliament to discuss Protector’s fitness to hold office

2017-10-08 05:47

Parliament will discuss Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office, an unprecedented move which comes barely a year after she took up the post on October 15 last year.

ANC on witch-hunt against defiant MPs - SACP

2017-08-16 20:23

The ANC is conducting a witch-hunt against MPs who supported the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma and turning a blind eye to his reckless actions, the SACP says.

More drama at ANC policy conference over land

2017-07-05 06:05

There has been yet another highly charged debate on land at the ANC’s policy conference. .

DA petitions Motshekga to probe Zuma over lying claims

2017-04-13 15:10

DA leader Mmusi Maimane will ask Parliament's justice portfolio committee chairperson Mathole Motshekga to probe allegations that President Jacob Zuma lied under oath.

Zuma must go – towards the light: Motshekga

2016-11-06 12:12

ANC NEC member Mathole Motshekga has called on President Jacob Zuma to step down and do some soul-searching, he has been reported as saying in a letter.

It’s ‘pseudo science’: Motshekga stands by his views on Homo naledi

2015-09-11 11:36

The Homo naledi discovery has barely seen the light of day and already an ANC MP has challenged scientists for a debate on the “whole truth about evolution”.

Kraal on Earth reflects kraal in heaven - ANC MP

2015-07-21 18:33

The significance of the kraal in Zulu tradition is not properly understood, ANC MP Mathole Motshekga has told Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla.

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