We will comply with ConCourt ruling – Parliament

2017-12-29 15:33

Parliament has noted the Constitutional Court’s majority ruling, which found that the National Assembly had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account, and says it would comply with the decision.

Sassa: Clock ticking for Post Office to deliver, says Scopa

2017-12-11 12:10

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts has welcomed the deal struck between Sassa and the South African Post Office to deliver social grants, but has warned that "time is short".

ANC MP Dirks apologises for showing finger in Parliament

2017-12-04 11:55

ANC MP Mervyn Dirks is facing expulsion from Parliament for showing a female colleague the middle finger, but he denies threatening her.

Post Office finally gets the nod to prove grants scheme capacity

2017-11-21 10:02

The South African Post Office has finally been given first rights to provide core functions and services in a new hybrid social grant scheme system, provided it is cost effective, MPs have heard.

Parliament committee condemns ambulance attack after death of 8-year-old

2017-11-10 14:11

Parliament's Select Committee on Social Services has condemned the increasing attacks on emergency medical service personnel while they are on duty.

ANC MPs backtrack, pull plug on Public Protector inquiry

2017-10-25 12:07

An inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will no longer go ahead, after ANC MPs in the justice and correctional services portfolio committee shut down the process.

'We have no progress update' - Sassa, social development dept ditch Parliament

2017-10-18 11:17

The portfolio committee on social development waited patiently for a progress update on Sassa's obligations to the Constitutional Court, but they have been stood up by both the agency and the department.

DA calls on Zuma to suspend Mkhwebane while Parliament holds inquiry

2017-10-11 14:40

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to suspend Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, while Parliament holds an inquiry into her conduct.

Public protector inquiry a 'witch-hunt' - ANC

2017-10-11 11:26

The ANC has called the decision by the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office a "witch-hunt".

News24 sends off 70 users' complaints to govt's Compensation Fund

2017-10-05 07:22

Poor service, no communication and years-long delays were some of the complaints of about 70 News24 users who have filed claims with the department of labour's national Compensation Fund.


What the impeachment ruling means for Zuma and Parliament

2017-12-29 14:45

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the National Assembly failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account. Casac's Lawson Naidoo explains what the judgment means.

New SSA vetting sanctions in the pipeline - Fraser

2017-12-07 14:32

The State Security Agency and Parliament's joint standing committee on intelligence are drafting new regulations around vetting procedures at state institutions that will include sanctions.

Attack on chief whip by ANC MPs showed 'great ill-discipline' - Ramaphosa

2017-11-30 12:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has weighed in on the current problems within the ANC caucus, after six ANC MPs accused chief whip Jackson Mthembu of "colluding" with the DA.

DA turns to courts over Zuma's legal costs

2017-11-12 13:10

The DA says it has served President Jacob Zuma with papers in order to ascertain the costs of his legal defence in the so called "Spy Tapes" case.

Have your say on the political #partyfunding bill

2017-11-10 12:34

Parliament's Committee on the Funding of Political Parties is deliberating whether parties should disclose their funding. Have your say.

Sassa's Post Office deal in the balance

2017-10-25 06:14

The pending deal between the South African Social Security Agency and the South African Post Office could be at risk, according to a letter sent to the agency.

'I'm not the only victimised whistle blower' - Holtzman to challenge Parliament dismissal

2017-10-12 14:26

Parliament’s dismissed security head Zelda Holtzman, who believes she has been targeted for lifting the lid on irregularities, plans to legally challenge its decision to sack her over what she has described as "trumped up" charges.

Now ANC caucus slams Public Protector inquiry despite agreeing to it

2017-10-11 13:34

In a bizarre series of statements, the ANC caucus has tried to distance itself from its decision to hold a portfolio committee inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Dlamini-Zuma deployed to small business committee in Parliament

2017-10-09 12:32

ANC presidential candidate and MP Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been deployed to the portfolio committee on small business development.

'I didn't think our movement could get so low' - Mthembu on dirty tricks

2017-09-08 11:01

ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says he never thought his party would have to deal with the level of "sleaze" emanating from within in the run-up to its presidential elections.

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