Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
Malusi Gigaba says the pressure he's been under recently is partly why he responded to EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi in anger.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is answering questions in the National Assembly nation on government’s efforts to revitalise the economy. Watch.
The new State Liability Amendment Bill is out for public comment. Have your say on scrapping lump sum settlements over R1m and other proposals.
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 Busisiwe Mkhwebane has survived a DA proposal that Parliament start procedures for her removal.
The Auditor General will now be able to compel accounting officers to implement remedial action recommended to rectify financial irregularities.
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.
The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has adopted a resolution that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation without compensation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ANC has tabled a motion for debate in the National Assembly on the VBS Mutual Bank Report.
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.
Cape Town Northern SuburbsPeoplefinder Career Placements
Somerset WestAfrica Experience Collection (PTY) LTDR40 000.00 - R70 000.00 Per Month
Apartments / Flats
R 6 250 000
R 2 350 000
R 11 800 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.