It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The Public Protector has shown no sign of considering her position. It is therefore to Parliament that one must turn to resolve the problem, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told members of Parliament that government will appoint additional members to Eskom's board soon. He said these would be people who have engineering skills and experience in turning around ailing institutions.
President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent remarks that he found the crisis at Eskom and fresh rounds of load shedding "shocking" prompted opposition MPs to take aim.
The adoption of new rules for removing a president through Parliament represents an advancement in South Africa's democratic health, writes Phephelaphi Dube.
The Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill must be made relevant to current mining developments if it is to bring certainty, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said.
Deputy President David Mabuza said government would eventually have to confront the issue of the public wage bill, which he said was unsustainable.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is to face some testing questions in Parliament on Wednesday during his first quarterly question session since being sworn in a month ago. Watch.
National Assembly Speaker Ms Baleka Mbete addresses the media on the voting procedure to be followed, when the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is debated in the National Assembly on 8 August. Watch.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, with his mid-term budget speech behind him, now faces a court appearance relating to fraud charges brought against him by the National Prosecuting Authority. Watch.
Mmusi Maimane was not the only opposition MP to grill President Jacob Zuma on SAA chair Dudu Myeni.
The National Assembly approved the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill, which seeks to strengthen governance and improve transparency at the investment manager.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said there is no single solution to Eskom's crisis.
Tito Mboweni has the critical responsibility of bringing stability to National Treasury after the finance minister post changed hands five times in the past decade, says Mazars.
Deputy president David Mabuza said the committee into land reform, which he chairs, had programmes aimed at avoiding land reform which leaves bustling farms unproductive.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane told the National Assembly that ANC policies such as National Health Insurance and nationalising the SA Reserve Bank would further harm South Africa's already struggling economy.
President Ramaphosa survived his first question session in Parliament this week, having been confronted by a number of testing follow ups by the usually vocal opposition, writes Paul Herman.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa answers questions in the National Assembly on Thursday around corruption at State-owned entities, and the state of affairs at South African Airways (SAA) and their recent bailout. Watch.
Wednesday's presidential budget vote in the National Assembly devolved once again as members of the DA clashed with speaker Baleka Mbete.
During Pravin Gordhan's mid-term budget speech on Wednesday he announced an additional R17bn would be allocated to students and universities over the next three years, to help address the #feesmustfall crisis. Watch.
MPs from Cope, EFF and the ANC clash swords before President Zuma's QnA on Tuesday.
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