Eastern Cape speaker slashes millions off SOPA budget

2019-06-13 16:22

In her first year in office, Eastern Cape speaker Helen Sauls-August has drastically slashed the budget for the State of the Province Address from as much as R5m to R700 000.

Speed limits, heavy truck ban: here’s why there are no new SA road rules yet

2017-03-01 13:26

'Lots of fairly draconian actions are proposed by the Department of Transport but few become new laws,' says the Automobile Association as it comments on why five proposed traffic regulations have yet to be made law in SA.

R3,5 mln ‘book of secrets’

2016-02-09 13:56

The ink has yet to be pressed onto a book documenting the provincial ­legislature’s turbulent past and already there are calls to probe its price-tag of R3,5 million.

Assisted suicide ruling could result in law change

2015-04-30 19:25

If the State’s appeal against a high court ruling which allowed a terminally ill cancer patient to commit suicide with a doctor’s help fails, Parliament will have to change legislation to accommodate this.

Mogoeng: SA laws need religion

2014-05-28 14:50

If religion were a part of the law-making process, the moral fibre of South African society would be better, reckons Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Opposition parties criticise KZN premier

2014-03-06 11:44

Opposition parties in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature have accused KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu of sugar-coating the harsh realities of the coastal province.


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.

Finally! New SA road rules: 20km/h speed-limit reduction?

2016-12-01 07:27

Reduced speed limits, no children to be transported on bakkies... are some of the new road rules proposed for South Africa. We list new laws that could be passed.

New road rules for SA: 5 laws Govt want to pass

2015-11-19 08:15

Reduced speed limits, heavy vehicles to be banned during rush hour... are some of the new road rules proposed for South Africa. We list 5 new laws government hopes to pass.

Land proposal stems from ANC policy - minister

2014-07-01 13:52

Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti's controversial proposal for farmers to cede half their land to workers is not at odds with ANC thinking but an attempt to turn it into policy.

EFF releases candidate list

2014-03-17 12:40

The Economic Freedom Fighters released its list of candidates for provincial legislature and Parliament on Monday during a press conference in Johannesburg.

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