Mabuza asked about Mpumalanga political killings

2018-03-20 18:09

Deputy President David Mabuza has advised MPs to go to the police after they were warned by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament not to cast aspersions on him by linking him to political killings.

Ramaphosa: Not revolutionary to tell people to occupy land

2018-03-14 20:25

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the land reform debate should not be reduced to a debate about expropriation without compensation.

Lying Gigaba drags political institutions down with him

2018-03-14 08:36

Malusi Gigaba is running the risk of becoming one of the biggest liars in political history and with that ruining the little trust we have left in our politcal institutions, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Sisulu followed protocol in being absent from the House

2018-03-09 18:18

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has set the record straight about her reasons for being absent from a scheduled question session in Parliament this week.

Nothing pro-poor about unsustainable fiscal policy – Nene

2018-03-08 07:01

In his maiden address to Parliament as returning finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene said that hard adjustments were made in the budget to protect the integrity of SA's public finances.

'I committed to serving SA' – Mkhwebane won't resign

2018-03-06 17:24

Told by the EFF to do the 'honourable thing" and quit like former President Jacob Zuma, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has responded by declaring her commitment to serving the people of South Africa.

SARS must take some blame for revenue shortfall - Treasury

2018-03-02 12:59

The tax revenue gap is not only due to the poor economic cycle as SARS has asserted, but also due to administration and governance issues at the tax authority, says Treasury.

Ngcobo massacre: 5 suspects confess plan was to steal police guns to rob bank ATM

2018-02-28 17:52

New Police Minister Bheki Cele has revealed that five suspects have given confessions to the events of the Ngcobo massacre, admitting the plan was to rob the Capitec Bank ATM across from the police station.

Running with the Buffalo: Can the opposition keep up?

2018-02-22 07:11

If the first six days of the Ramaphosa presidency are anything to go by, South Africans might just get a Parliament that functions as it is supposed to, writes Jan Gerber.

Don't get ahead of yourselves - Ramaphosa to opposition on new Cabinet

2018-02-20 16:56

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reined in opposition demands of a prospective Cabinet reshuffle, saying an announcement on a new Cabinet will be made by him "at the appropriate time".


De Lille feels 'vindicated' by NPA announcement on Zuma

2018-03-16 17:50

Almost two decades after she went to Parliament to call for a probe into the arms deal, Patricia de Lille says she finally feels "vindicated" after the NPA announced that former President Jacob Zuma will face criminal charges.

DA wants Zuma to repay R15m legal bill

2018-03-14 18:53

The DA says the more than R15m of public funds that former president Jacob Zuma spent on his "legal shenanigans" should be recovered from him.

12 out 35 ministers show up for members' statements

2018-03-13 22:23

Out of South Africa's 35 ministers, only 12 have graced members' statements in the National Assembly with their presence.

Opposition MPs bay for absent ministers' blood

2018-03-08 21:28

Not a single member of cabinet was present in the National Assembly for members' statements, one of the ways in which Parliament exercises oversight over the executive.

Committee commits to closely monitor UniZulu 'until it is fully functional'

2018-03-07 22:35

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education has committed to enhancing the committee's oversight responsibility on the University of Zululand until the institution is functioning normally.

Sex work: MPs hear arguments on stance to keep criminalisation

2018-03-05 19:26

Safety, choice, abuse and human rights are some of the key themes that have been debated in a summit in Parliament on the recent government-commissioned report recommending that sex work remain criminalised.

The fight against the VAT hike is on

2018-02-28 21:00

Several NGOs, trade unions and political parties are gearing up to fight the increase in the VAT rate as well as other taxes.

3 ministers found to have lied for the Guptas over the past 2 weeks

2018-02-23 19:46

Over the past two weeks, three ministers have been caught with their pants on fire, all in the name of the Guptas.

Ramaphosa 'determined to atone' for Marikana massacre

2018-02-20 19:59

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is determined to play whatever role he can in the process of healing and atonement following the 2012 deaths of 34 striking mineworkers in Marikana.

Ramaphosa has responded to the land question, SOEs, the size of Cabinet, as it happened

2018-02-20 14:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa has replied to the debate on the State of the Nation Address in the Parliament.

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