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Public sector talks: Another deadlock looming?

2018-05-18 16:34

Cosatu unions have been accused of being in bed with "the employer" – government – and have threatened to exclude the PSA from further negotiations.

How Busisiwe Mkhwebane is hollowing out her office's moral authority

2018-04-19 12:35

From the beginning, Busisiwe Mkhwebane had the wrong priorities. Without showing she had an interest in what she was employed to do she asked the police to investigate Thuli Madonsela, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Saftu takes to the streets to protest VAT hike, minimum wage

2018-04-12 12:28

Trade federation Saftu is marching to Parliament to raise awareness of the plight of the poor, highlighting issues such as the VAT hike, labour law amendments and the minimum wage.

Winnie made the world a better place

2018-04-08 06:03

Let us mourn in peace. Let our wounds heal quietly and without your disturbance. No, your ant-sized mind will never understand the beauty that was Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

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WATCH: EFF's Floyd Shivambu attacks Netwerk24 journalist

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu attacked Netwerk24 journalist Adrian de Kock after De Kock approached him for comment about Patricia de Lille's disciplinary at Parliament on Tuesday. Watch.

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Land reform can finally bring our 'two nations' together

2018-03-16 08:27

The currently divisive land reform debate, can be repurposed into a unifying nation-building project, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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WATCH: Candy Crush 'rehab' and Kendrick Lamar - Gigaba's outtakes!

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba quoted US rapper Kendrick Lamar, among others, as he reassured South Africans that "we gon' be alright" during his maiden Budget Speech in Parliament on Wednesday. Watch.

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Don't let the fools get to you, Bra Terror

2018-02-20 08:42

Mosioua Patrick "Terror" Lekota is a dyed-in-the-wool democrat, a true patriot with cleaner hands than probably all those who had tried to belittle him yesterday, writes Max du Preez.

Don't bluff about land expropriation, Malema tells Ramaphosa

2018-02-19 14:16

EFF leader Julius Malema says President Cyril Ramaphosa must not bluff about following through with plans to allow land expropriation without compensation.

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WATCH LIVE: Ramaphosa delivers #SONA2018

Newly-elected president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address on Friday evening.

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Legal tobacco industry could disappear in two years, Parliament hears

2018-05-02 13:22

SARS has the mandate to clamp down on illicit trade of tobacco products, but if it fails the legal industry will be gone in two years' time, says an industry body.

Parliament calls for public submissions on land expropriation without compensation

2018-04-14 17:18

A committee has called for written public submissions on the 'necessity of and mechanisms for' expropriating land without compensation.

Speakers focus on ethics of public representatives

2018-04-08 12:44

Speakers in the legislative sector want frameworks governing the ethical behaviour of public representatives to be further strengthened, Parliament said on Sunday.

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WATCH: Floyd Shivambu apologises to Netwerk24 journalist

EFF Floyd Shivambu apologised to Netwerk24 journalist Adrian de Kock after attacking him in the Parliamentary precinct earlier on Tuesday. Watch.

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Full day of hearings into corporate scandals in Parliament

2018-03-20 07:11

The standing committee on finance is expected to receive updates on the imbroglios at Steinhoff, KPMG, VBS Mutual Bank, the SA Revenue Service, and more.

'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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WATCH: 'The dignity of the House was restored' - Ramaphosa replies to SONA debate in Parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa will respond to the debate and questions around his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). Watch.

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WATCH: Ramaphosa's Top 5 promises to South Africans

Cyril Ramaphosa's Top 5 promises to South Africans. Here are some of the key missions that the newly sworn-in president will be looking to tackle in the year ahead. Watch.

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WATCH: Joint sitting debate of State of the Nation Address

Watch as opposition parties debate newly sworn-in president Cyril Ramaphosa's Friday State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

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WATCH LIVE: #SONA2018 analysis

Newly-elected president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address on Friday evening. Watch our live studio analysis from the Parliamentary precinct from 17h00.

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