ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT 2018

Cope's Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament

2018-12-13 09:49

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has gazetted his intention to introduce a private member's bill that seeks to allow people not representing a political party to be elected to provincial legislatures and Parliament.

Land expropriation: DA vows to go to court if Parliament adopts report

2018-12-04 14:19

The DA says it will go to court if the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report, recommending that the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation without compensation, is adopted by the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces.

10 questions about expropriation without compensation answered

2018-11-16 06:25

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has adopted a recommendation that the Constitution should be amended to allow for expropriation without compensation. News24 tries to answer some questions which might arise from this development.

'Amend or don't amend' - quips exchanged as MPs vote for land expropriation

2018-11-15 15:35

After a morning of quips over who would "move, then shake" the proposal, the recommendation to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation of land has been adopted by the Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee.

'It was my honour and privilege' - Gigaba resigns as MP

2018-11-15 10:28

Malusi Gigaba has resigned as a Member of Parliament, saying it was his honour and privilege to serve as a MP for the African National Congress.

Land expropriation: Heated parliamentary meeting expected as DA questions process

2018-11-13 05:26

On the eve of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's discussion on its recommendations regarding the amendment of the Constitution the DA says it "reserves all of its rights" and will make recommendations "under protest".

Gigaba: I'm sorry for pinky finger jibe

2018-11-07 08:58

Malusi Gigaba says the pressure he's been under recently is partly why he responded to EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi in anger.

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WATCH LIVE: Ramaphosa answers questions in the National Assembly

President Cyril Ramaphosa is answering questions in the National Assembly nation on government’s efforts to revitalise the economy. Watch.

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Have your say on medical negligence claims in public healthcare

2018-10-22 15:00

The new State Liability Amendment Bill is out for public comment. Have your say on scrapping lump sum settlements over R1m and other proposals.

'Why do we call members of the riot unit?' - Mthembu on media being kicked out of parliamentary meeting

2018-10-18 14:49

ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says its unnecessary to call in the Parliamentary protection services for journalists, after members of the media were barred from attending a water committee meeting.

 

Public Protector survives removal proposal in Parliament

2018-12-05 13:36

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has survived a DA proposal that Parliament start procedures for her removal.

Auditor General gets more teeth to fight financial irregularities at public entities

2018-11-21 17:24

The Auditor General will now be able to compel accounting officers to implement remedial action recommended to rectify financial irregularities.

Land: Even if ANC loses in 2019, expropriation amendment will go ahead - ANC caucus

2018-11-15 17:57

A Constitutional amendment to allow for expropriation of land without compensation will go ahead even if the ANC does not win the next election, says the ANC.

Land: Committee adopts report recommending expropriation without compensation

2018-11-15 11:30

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has adopted a resolution that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation without compensation.

Land Expropriation: Parties square off in Parliament as possibility of court challenge looms

2018-11-15 05:34

Members of parties supporting an amendment of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation have mitigated against a possible court challenge by parties opposed to the proposed change.

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 WATCH: 'VBS looters, pay back the money' - DA, EFF in war of words

President Cyril Ramaphosa's last oral reply for the year came to an abrupt halt when the DA and EFF exchanged insults in Parliament. Watch.

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Ramaphosa admits his son has done business with Bosasa

2018-11-06 14:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that his son Andile has done business with controversial services company Bosasa, believed to be involved in corrupting various senior ANC politicians.

No political campaign against Gigaba, says public enterprises committee chair

2018-11-06 10:48

The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has rejected claims by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba that its members are part of a political campaign to discredit him.

VBS scandal: ANC tables motion to debate report in Parliament

2018-10-18 16:52

The ANC has tabled a motion for debate in the National Assembly on the VBS Mutual Bank Report.

VBS scandal: Parliament's ethics committee to investigate Floyd Shivambu's role

2018-10-18 12:14

Parliament’s joint ethics committee is to investigate EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu’s possible conflict of interest in payments received from his younger brother, Brian Shivambu.

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