What is a 'colourful music explosive'? Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane clarifies mysterious gift

2019-04-18 14:54

The "colourful music explosive" listed in the 2018 Register of Members' Interests by Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is concert tickets.

The ANC list could hold real danger for Ramaphosa post elections

2019-04-03 08:21

As the ANC list stands at the moment, Ramaphosa will face a hostile caucus when Parliament returns after the elections with about 53% of the top 120 being former Zuma-ites, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

SA has a long way to go on human rights – MPs debate

2019-03-20 21:33

On the last day of the fifth Parliament and to mark Human Rights Day, MPs debated human rights in South Africa.

My f*k, ANC!

2019-03-20 05:00

The central message from the president is that there is a new sheriff in town who will not tolerate any corruption. The problem is that this is starting to sound pretty hollow, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Are election candidates fit to hold office?

2019-03-19 05:00

Respect for Parliament is heavily dependent on the integrity of its membership. We therefor need MPs who are fully committed to uphold the law and the Constitution, writes Lawson Naidoo.

Ayanda Dlodlo found in breach of MPs' ethics code after Dubai hotel stay

2019-03-11 20:08

Minister of Public Service and Administration Ayanda Dlodlo has been found to have breached the Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Members' Interests after she failed to disclose a 2015 trip to Dubai where she stayed in the luxurious Oberoi Hotel.

MPs recommend that McBride's IPID contract should not be renewed

2019-02-28 14:08

The Portfolio Committee on Police has recommended that Robert McBride's contract as the executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate should not be renewed.

'Not at all. Not at all' - Ramaphosa gets standing ovation as he responds to sellout claims

2019-02-14 20:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa's response to claims that he was "rewarded" by apartheid's special branch, elicited a standing ovation from MPs in the National Assembly.


2019-02-13 14:57

Members of Parliament continue to debate President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of The Nation Address on Wednesday.

'Violent, child-like' EFF threatens ANC chief whip that 'you are next' to be slapped

2019-02-12 19:47

EFF MPs have not taken kindly to ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu's criticism of a slapping incident at Parliament involving one of their MPs, and have warned Mthembu that he may be next.


Why the Fifth Parliament was little more than Luthuli House-by-the-sea

2019-04-08 08:54

There were fights, there was bluster, there were presidential chuckles. What there was very little of, was holding the executive to account. Parliamentary reporter Jan Gerber provides his overview of the Fifth Parliament.

'We've had highs, we've also had lows': Fifth Parliament rises

2019-03-20 22:49

Around 17:45 on Wednesday the National Assembly rose for the last time during the fifth Parliament's term.

Visit by US deputy secretary of state highlights seriousness of land question

2019-03-20 06:00

As the game plan around expropriation without compensation becomes clearer – notably in the publication of the Expropriation Bill – the reality may be altogether more insidious, writes Terence Corrigan.

No way to take Ramaphosa's anti-corruption talk seriously with Mokonyane, Gigaba, Dlamini on ANC's list

2019-03-19 07:59

The message sent by the ANC is that the likes of Malusi Gigaba deserve an opportunity to demonstrate that they are great leaders who have been misunderstood, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Mabuza urges Hawks to 'move speedily' in the North West

2019-03-12 22:14

Deputy president David Mabuza has urged law enforcement officials to "move speedily" when dealing with alleged impropriety and wrongdoing in the North West.

South African parliament rallies behind Caster

2019-02-28 18:09

South Africa's parliament threw its weight behind Olympic champion Caster Semenya as she awaits a landmark CAS ruling.

'South Africans must take climate change seriously' - Ramaphosa

2019-02-15 06:07

It is time for South Africans to take climate change seriously, said President Cyril Ramaphosa in his response to the debate on his State of the Nation Address.

OVERVIEW | Sellout, Scorpions and Eskom: 7 takeouts from Ramaphosa's #SONADebate reply

2019-02-14 16:55

Here are some key points made by President Cyril Ramaphosa in response to some of the questions raised during the debate on his State of the Nation Address.

Thoko Didiza appointed chair of land expropriation committee

2019-02-12 20:00

The formal process of amending the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation started on Tuesday with the election of ANC MP Thoko Didiza as chairperson of Parliament's ad-hoc committee.

PICS: #S0NA2019 red carpet looks

2019-02-08 14:47

The 2019 State of the Nation Address took place on Thursday in Cape Town. Here are some of the fashion looks from the prestigious occasion

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