The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
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Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will not appear before Parliament's inquiry into the broadcaster’s board to respond to allegations against him.
Another year, and there were new rules, some brawls, a few new slogans, insults and old politics which dominated the 2016 year in Parliament.
Political parties have welcomed SABC chairperson Mbulaheni Maguvhe’s resignation but still want him to face the music for the crisis grippling the public broadcaster.
Four members of the SABC 8 will be testifying before Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of the SABC board.
A former SABC group executive for risk and governance says the last three board chairpersons have been a disaster for the broadcaster.
President Jacob Zuma has called on public servants to respect Parliament, after the SABC board’s decision not to co-operate with Parliament’s inquiry into it.
Former SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo has told MPs that she received threats before testifying at Parliament's ad hoc committee looking to the public broadcaster's board.
Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the SABC board will summons Professor Mbulaheni Maguvhe to appear before it if necessary, its chairperson has said.
If ministers are not fulfilling their duties towards Parliament, the institution should deal with them, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko will have to wait a bit longer for to see if Parliament will go ahead with disciplinary action against Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride.
South Africa's Parliament faced its greatest tests in 2016 but came out stronger and more resilient, Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete said in her New Year's message.
President Jacob Zuma will take his cue from Parliament on the formation of an interim SABC board, says the Presidency.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has described 2016 as the “year of successful engagements” between the executive and the legislature.
The eight SABC journalists who took the broadcaster to court this year are due to testify before Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of the SABC board.
Former SABC board member Krish Naidoo says Hlaudi Motsoeneng is "squatting" at the broadcaster, and can't understand how so many professionals are afraid of a "high school dropout".
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi acted unlawfully when she amended the SABC board's memorandum of incorporation, former board member Krish Naidoo has testified in Parliament.
Former SABC board member Vusi Mavuso has revealed no processes were followed by the board in its appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng to permanent chief operating officer in 2014.
This year was eventful but Parliament in 2017 is going to be even more vibrant because of the EFF, says chief whip Floyd Shivambu.
Parliament learnt a "bitter lesson" when the highest court in the land ruled that it had acted inconsistently with the Constitution over Nkandla, says deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli.
MPs on Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of the SABC board were critical of the broadcaster's attempts to "delay" its inquiry.
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