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Timidity, complacency and reticence in a time of crisis are enemies that, left unchecked, will ravage us far deeper and longer than even the virus itself, writes John Steenhuisen.
On Tuesday, a shocking event occurred: Journalists were allowed an on-the-record engagement with President Cyril Ramaphosa. In Tuynhuys, nogal.
President Cyril Ramaphosa apologises to both Julius Malema and South Africa for "the political back-and-forth of domestic abuse claims" in Parliament which "trivialised" a national crisis.
Statements were made, and we don't mean the political kind!
The DA says it is "unsurprised" by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's statement in which she labels the parliamentary process to consider her removal "unconstitutional".
The war of words between Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and former minister of public service and administration Faith Muthambi continued at a parliamentary briefing on Thursday.
We should ask ourselves what the main preoccupation of an average member of Parliament in South Africa is. Is it to ensure that a particular investigation takes place so as to benefit the poor? Or, are our MPs worried about defeating investigations that could expose their allies who pay for their houses, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Legal experts unpack the latest high court ruling which declared parts of RICA unconstitutional.
In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard.
The debt relief bill's impact on South Africa's society and economy is 'net negative', an independent study commissioned by the government found.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's full-Bench judgment in the CR17-Bosasa case entrenched Parliament's powers, saved the legislature from having to do the impossible and provided further "evidence" for the removal proceedings of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Just days after a public outcry over claims and counter-claims of gender-based violence were made in Parliament, Gauteng police have arrested more than 100 people for gender-based violence and crimes against children.
Mantoa Matlala has joined her husband EFF leader Julius Malema in taking on the politician's one-time friend and comrade, ANC MP Boy Mamabolo, in court over his claims of domestic abuse in the Malema household.
Parliament has described open threats of violence or the propogation of "conspiracy theories" as distractions, as the EFF claims the institution intends using police officers to prevent disruptions during President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address.
Slowly but surely the process to amend to Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation is getting under way in Parliament. This is where the process currently stands.
If there are donors who can secretly curry favour with political leaders or parties through donating amounts of less or more than R100 000, the right to make informed political choices for the vast majority of the electorate is undermined.
The parliamentary subcommittee tasked with the review of the National Assembly rules has raised concern over the lack of clear definitions relating to the ground upon which a Chapter 9 official can be removed.
SABC board chair Bongumusa Makhathini says that 72c for TV licences per day is not expensive, and the public can afford to pay R1 for a licence.
There is a fightback against the South African Broadcasting Corporation's new leadership, its chairperson told Parliament.
Britain's Parliament is meeting this week to vote on legislation preventing a 'no deal' departure from the EU.
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