MPs to wait for Mkhwebane's reply before deciding on inquiry

2018-06-13 16:45

Despite an indication from the Public Protector that the committee does not need her input before deciding on an inquiry against her, MPs have agreed to wait to hear from her.

42 unnamed MPs declared their interests late

2018-06-05 18:55

Parliament's Joint Ethics Committee says MPs who were legally obliged to disclose their interests for 2017 have done so, but no all of them were on time.

Amendments to Public Audit Act turn AG from 'chihuahua to pitbull'

2018-05-29 12:17

Amendments to the Public Audit Act will among others give the Auditor-General greater power to recover monies lost through financial mismanagement and corruption.

Calls for unity in otherwise acrimonious Presidency budget debate

2018-05-23 22:31

Some participants in the debate on the Presidency's budget rose above the acrimonious partisanship characteristic of the fifth Parliament to call for unity that will benefit the whole country.

REVEALED: How much staff earned in former minister Lynne Brown's private office

2018-05-17 14:47

An employee with just a grade 9 qualification earned over R890 000 a year while working for former minister of public enterprises Lynne Brown in her private office.

Parliament sends condolences to families of Sibanye mineworkers

2018-05-06 21:54

The portfolio committee on mineral resources has sent its condolences to families of the seven mine workers who died at the Sibanye-Stillwater in Driefontein.

Eskom still heavily reliant on debt - Acting CEO

2018-04-24 15:43

Eskom is still heavily reliant on debt and the group’s operating profit will have to improve to an appropriate level where it can not only service debt but fund growth of its operations, the portfolio committee on public enterprises heard.

Is the PP captured by spies?

2018-04-22 06:01

When Public Protector Busi Mkhwebane was recommended by Parliament, the DA was the first to raise concerns about her intelligence background and suspicions she was either a spy or too close to the spies.

Fiscal commission working to maintain finances despite resource limits

2018-04-19 16:07

The Financial and Fiscal Commission is by no means the worst transgressor of all government entities when it comes to financial management and plays an important role in advising Parliament.

MPs holiday as bills pile up

2018-04-15 00:00

Introduction of laws should be done at a reasonable pace to avoid an avalanche of legislation that needs to be passed.


Treasury says EFF doesn't grasp how Parliament works after attack on top official

2018-06-07 10:21

Treasury said it "treats with utmost contempt" EFF claims that Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat was driving an anti-black agenda.

Land reform will happen, and MPs will be there for the journey - Mabuza

2018-05-29 15:27

Government is working to address issues relating to rights of ownership of land, Deputy President David Mabuza told Parliament.

Now you can comment on Malema's SARB bill

2018-05-25 18:24

A notice of intention to introduce the SA Reserve Bank Amendment Bill in Parliament has been published in the Government Gazette. It is a private member's bill on which public comments are invited.

Markus Jooste: Court may need to rule on parly testimony, as MP's agree on subpoena

2018-05-22 14:20

A court may need to rule whether disgraced Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste can testify before Parliament while he is the subject of a criminal investigation.

Significant programmes to suffer from budget cuts, warns committee

2018-05-09 16:51

The Financial and Fiscal Commission has told Parliament a number of government programmes will suffer as a result of cuts in allocations outlined in the 2018 appropriation bill.

Sassa wants to recoup R2m spent on security for Bathabile Dlamini's children

2018-05-04 13:54

The South African Social Security Agency wants to recoup R2m spent on security for former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini's children, a parliamentary reply has revealed.

Nothing as entertaining as parliament TV

2018-04-23 15:08

More and more viewers are tuning into the station, which has become more of a reality show

RAF financial and administrative hurdles laid bare

2018-04-19 16:33

A meeting of the Road Accident Fund with Parliament comes amid accusations that CEO Lindelwa Jabavu’s qualifications are false.

A driver without an 'e-hailing' permit could cost Uber R100,000 if Parliament’s transport committee gets its way

2018-04-19 15:09

And every car used for an "electronic hailing service" will have to carry special markings.

MPs resolve to subpoena Markus Jooste

2018-03-28 13:40

Parliament's joint-committees who are engaged in the Steinhoff matter have resolved to subpoena former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste.

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