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.

NSPCA considers lawsuit against NCOP chair Thandi Modise over 'farm of horrors'

2017-10-16 17:43

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise could soon find herself in a private lawsuit brought by the NSPCA, after evading animal cruelty charges for over three years.

DA threatens court action to have Mbete removed

2017-02-09 21:51

The DA has threatened to go to court after a powdery substance with effects similar to that of tear gas was used inside the National Assembly.

WATCH: EFF MPs ejected from Zuma Q&A one by one

2016-10-25 14:59

EFF MPs have been ejected from the National Council of Provinces one by one after they refused to allow President Jacob Zuma to answer questions in the House.


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.

'Vibrant and robust' relations between arms of state good for democracy – Mbete

2017-11-14 22:37

The "more vibrant and robust" relations between the three arms of state are helping to strengthen South Africa's constitutional democracy, says Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete.

'Boos against president should be celebrated' - deputy labour minister

2017-05-02 18:46

It should be applauded that South Africa has a democracy where the president can be booed when people are unhappy with the president, said Patekile Holomisa, deputy minister of labour.

Number of soldiers at SONA has more than doubled since 2013

2017-02-08 20:02

The number of soldiers deployed at the SONA had increased two-and-a-half times since 2013, but Parliament’s principals could not explain why.

Malema’s Marikana statement not unparliamentary - SCA

2016-05-20 12:30

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that EFF leader Julius Malema’s statement that the ANC government had massacred Marikana miners is not unparliamentary.

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