Summarily dismissed: Speaker accepts recommendation against secretary of Parliament, Gengezi Mgidlana

2019-09-11 15:58

Parliament's presiding officers have accepted a disciplinary committee recommendation that suspended secretary of Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana be summarily dismissed after he was found guilty of serious misconduct in relation to four of the 13 charges against him.

Parliament to intervene in 'ongoing violent tensions' against foreign nationals

2019-09-03 21:34

Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise and chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Amos Masondo will call on the relevant Parliamentary oversight committees to "determine a parliamentary intervention on the ongoing violent tensions in the country".

NSPCA launches crowdfunding campaign for AfriForum's case against Thandi Modise

2019-08-08 11:06

The National Council of SPCAs has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist with costs of AfriForum's animal cruelty case against National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise.

SANCO to picket outside Potchefstroom court as Thandi Modise appears for animal cruelty case

2019-07-21 20:26

The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) in the North West plans to picket in support of National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise when she appears in the Potchefstroom Magistrate's Court.

No warrant of arrest enforced in Thandi Modise animal cruelty case, says Parliament

2019-06-21 16:17

Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo has denied reports that there is a warrant of arrest enforced against National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise, relating to a 2014 animal cruelty case.

Clash between MPs during Parliament induction session to be investigated

2019-06-13 05:38

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has announced that the clash between several MPs from various political parties will be investigated.

Thandi Modise set to don the role of Madam Speaker

2019-05-22 09:58

Former NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise is expected to be sworn in as speaker of the National Assembly after receiving the governing party's backing.

Zuma 'has not accepted our invitation' to SONA - Modise

2019-01-30 16:04

Parliament has made no special plans in case the EFF disrupts next week's State of the Nation Address, while former president Jacob Zuma has not accepted his invitation, the presiding officers have said.

AfriForum to privately prosecute Thandi Modise over animal cruelty

2018-07-19 11:42

Lobby group AfriForum has announced that it will privately prosecute chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise in connection with animal cruelty at her farm.

NCOP must be fearless in dealing with the North West - Thandi Modise

2018-05-22 20:56

The National Council of Provinces must be "thorough, non-partisan and fearless" in its work in the North West, says NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise.


Death penalty referendum: ATM wants Parliament, Ramaphosa to give SA a say

2019-09-04 15:52

Opposition parties have turned to speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise and President Cyril Ramaphosa in the face of violence against women and the spate of xenophobic attacks.

Modise irked by 'out of order' Mkhwebane, wants inquiry into Public Protector's fitness to hold office fast-tracked

2019-08-25 12:20

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise expressed concern over apparent delays in resolving how to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office.

Lawyers get ready for Thandi Modise animal cruelty private prosecution

2019-07-22 15:51

The team representing National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise, has been given the opportunity to prepare for her animal cruelty trial.

Report on EFF's attack on Gordhan referred to Parliament sub-committee

2019-07-16 21:50

After considering the referral by the Speaker, the sub-committee must report its findings and recommendations to the rules committee within 10 working days. The rules committee will, based on the report of the subcommittee, determine the appropriate course of action.

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.

Thandi Modise elected National Assembly Speaker, Tsenoli returns as her deputy

2019-05-22 16:54

Thandi Modise has been elected Speaker of the National Assembly, while Lechesa Tsenoli returns unopposed as Deputy Speaker.

AfriForum ready to prosecute Thandi Modise for animal crueltly

2019-05-17 17:16

AfriForum's private prosecution unit says it is ready to take NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise to trial on behalf of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) for alleged animal abuse

Modise calls AfriForum's decision to privately prosecute her an 'abuse of judicial processes'

2018-07-19 17:32

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes the decision by lobby group AfriForum to privately prosecute her is an "abuse of judicial processes for narrow political ends", Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says.

DA up in arms after MP forced out of NCOP chamber

2018-06-07 17:55

The DA wants an urgent meeting with National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise, after its leader in the NCOP, Cathy Labuschagne, was forcibly removed from the chamber during a fractious debate.

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.

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