Parties in Parly bump carts over DA MP’s bill to save Eskom

2020-03-11 22:00

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy deferred its decision on a private member's bill seeking to intervene in Eskom's energy crisis.

Mkhwebane's proposed removal: New motion awaits Modise's green light

2020-02-25 18:23

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering another DA motion to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after the previous motion was withdrawn and another submitted.

Mkhwebane's comments on removal proceedings show 'exceptionally poor understanding of the law' - DA

2020-01-28 18:10

The DA says it is "unsurprised" by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's statement in which she labels the parliamentary process to consider her removal "unconstitutional".

Public Protector removal: Speaker Thandi Modise approves motion to begin proceedings

2020-01-24 14:02

The office of National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has approved a motion to initiate proceedings for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Mazzone’s cheaper energy bill to get committee audience next week

2019-11-12 19:25

The bill, commonly referred to as the ISMO Bill or the Cheaper Energy Bill, aims to drive the cost of electricity down.

Pieter du Toit: Maimane's dramatic resignation could threaten DA's future

2019-10-24 07:01

The DA's future will be determined by what happens in the next 48 hours. The key will be how it navigates the treacherous waters of identity politics. There's no doubt: the party's future is under threat, writes Pieter du Toit.

'Zuma faction still in charge': DA's Mazzone tells Ramaphosa ANC's chairpersons announcement felt like a 'left hook to the jaw'

2019-06-25 21:34

The Zuma faction is still in charge, DA MP Natasha Mazzone told President Cyril Ramaphosa in the debate on his State of the Nation Address during a joint sitting of the houses of Parliament.

Eskom's financial crisis won't be debated in Parly, DA says

2019-06-16 15:00

Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise has declined the DA's request to debate Eskom's financial crisis.

Eskom and our economy are in deep trouble, warns DA

2019-05-26 11:08

South Africa needs "solutions and not more talk shops" to end Eskom’s "monopolistic stranglehold on electricity" and to rescue the crippling economy, says DA spokesperson on public enterprises Natasha Mazzone.

DA's energy solution can work within a week – Natasha Mazzone

2019-03-25 17:01

The DA believes government should partially privatise Eskom and allow for competition.


DA: Pensions should be off limits until Eskom shapes up

2020-03-11 21:57

Democratic Alliance MPs Natasha Mazzone, Kevin Mileham and and Ghaleb Cachalia said they were dead set against the plans to use public service pensions to assist Eskom financially and would work through Parliament to stop government from doing so.

Parliamentary process to 'dethrone' Mkhwebane to continue despite court challenge

2020-02-07 21:19

The parliamentary process regarding the prima facie assessment of the motion for Busisiwe Mkhwebane's removal as Public Protector will continue.

Public Protector removal: Mkhwebane in the dark on parliamentary process to unseat her

2020-01-24 16:59

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane learnt of the looming Parliamentary removal proceedings against her through the media, her office says.

Electricity meets the Reserve Bank: The DA's answer to fix Eskom

2019-12-04 14:55

DA MP Natasha Mazzone has briefed her peers on a private member's bill to fix ailing power utility Eskom.

Steenhuisen appoints Mazzone as DA's chief whip in Parliament

2019-10-31 12:11

DA parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen appointed Natasha Mazzone as his chief whip at the party's caucus meeting on Thursday morning.

US govt doing more to fight state capture than Ramaphosa - DA's Mazzone

2019-10-11 16:48

Action the US government has recently taken shows what can be done when there is political will to steer South Africa in the right direction, the DA's Natasha Mazzone says.

Natasha Mazzone touted as front runner for DA chief whip job

2019-06-24 14:06

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen could stand for the position of federal executive chairperson, opening up his current post.

Parliament to investigate disappearance of leather-bound copies of Constitution

2019-06-13 19:10

Parliament is looking into the disappearance of dozens of leather-bound copies of the Constitution that were meant for incoming members of the sixth democratic Parliament.

Eskom to haunt new Parly, as DA calls for debate on its 'financial crisis'

2019-05-19 15:57

The DA intends to write to the new speaker of Parliament to have the National Assembly debate Eskom's financial crisis.

DA calls for South Africans to stand up against Ramaphosa and corruption

2019-03-24 19:48

The Democratic Alliance is calling on all South Africans to stand up against President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC, following recent blackouts in the country.

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