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The legal argument for removing the Public Protector

2019-07-26 08:52

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.

Gordhan: New Eskom board appointments will be made soon to help with turnaround

2019-02-21 17:32

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.

Opposition MPs on Eskom: 'Where were you, Mr President?'

2019-02-13 17:39

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.

Quietly adopted rules to remove president empower National Assembly

2018-12-02 06:00

The adoption of new rules for removing a president through Parliament represents an advancement in South Africa's democratic health, writes Phephelaphi Dube.

Mantashe: Minerals Amendment Bill had to be withdrawn, it became irrelevant

2018-10-31 21:21

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.

Mabuza acknowledges public service wage bill growth is 'unsustainable'

2018-08-30 22:07

Deputy President David Mabuza said government would eventually have to confront the issue of the public wage bill, which he said was unsustainable.

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WATCH: Ramaphosa answers questions on land expropriation

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.

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WATCH: Mbete determines #NoConfidenceVote will be via secret ballot

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.

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#News24Pravin: Frontline puts Gordhan on the spot regarding fraud charges

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.

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Maimane smirks as Zuma defends SAA's Myeni

Mmusi Maimane was not the only opposition MP to grill President Jacob Zuma on SAA chair Dudu Myeni.

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National Assembly adopts bill to improve transparency and governance at PIC

2019-02-26 17:28

The National Assembly approved the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill, which seeks to strengthen governance and improve transparency at the investment manager.

Ramaphosa: Load shedding a 'hugely damaging reality check'

2019-02-14 15:31

President Cyril Ramaphosa said there is no single solution to Eskom's crisis.

SA depending on its 'CEO', Tito Mboweni, says Mazars

2019-01-29 13:34

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.

Land reform is about black farms, not braai spots - Mabuza

2018-11-22 19:11

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.

The Berlin Wall fell and so should ANC economic policy - Mmusi Maimane

2018-09-13 07:30

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.

'I am not paralysed' - Ramaphosa defends his territory

2018-03-15 08:18

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.

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"I'm part of those who can be appointed and fired" - Ramaphosa takes a cheeky jab in Parliament

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.

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WATCH | Steenhuisen to Mbete: 'You need therapy!'

Wednesday's presidential budget vote in the National Assembly devolved once again as members of the DA clashed with speaker Baleka Mbete.

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#News24Pravin: Gordhan explains budget solution to Fees Must Fall

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.

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WATCH: Screams and shouts in the National Assembly

MPs from Cope, EFF and the ANC clash swords before President Zuma's QnA on Tuesday.

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