SA's macabre captive lion breeding industry to be investigated by Parliament

2018-08-03 12:03

South Africa's unregulated captive lion breeding industry will shortly be reviewed by the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs in a two day hearing open to the public.

The Western Cape's crippling police shortage by numbers

2018-07-05 15:22

News24's Jenna Etheridge unpacks some of the stark numbers that prompted the PSC's investigation and highlighted the state of policing in the province.

Parliament receives over 700 000 written submissions on land expropriation

2018-06-24 12:41

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee is calling in extra help to deal with the high number of written submissions it has received about land expropriation without compensation.

Mkhwebane apologises to MPs for skipping meeting

2018-06-13 11:47

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has apologised in person to MPs on the Portfolio Committee on Justice for missing a scheduled meeting.

MPs fume as Mkhwebane requests late postponement of meeting

2018-06-06 11:52

MPs have demanded a full explanation for the postponement with a DA MP labelling the Public Protector's explanation for missing the meeting "flimsy".

Parliament sets up feasibility study to look into move to Pretoria

2018-05-23 11:25

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says an external service provider has been appointed to look into the feasibility of moving Parliament to Pretoria.

NFP to initiate motion in National Assembly to downgrade SA embassy in Israel

2018-05-18 07:09

The NFP says South Africa needs to take more decisive action against Israel after its armed forces killed scores of Palestinians following protests.

WATCH: Ramaphosa answers questions in Parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to take to the podium and answer questions in the National Assembly on Tuesday, most of the focus is expected to be on the economy. Watch live.

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Shivambu assault case referred to Parliament's ethics committee

2018-04-12 15:10

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu has been referred to Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics following his manhandling of a journalist on the precinct.

'Only Gigaba can answer' - MPs agree to inquiry into Gupta naturalisation

2018-03-27 14:22

Minister Malusi Gigaba will finally account to the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs after it decided to hold a full inquiry into the process that led to members of the Gupta family receiving early naturalisation.


Ramaphosa's Cabinet better at attending committee meetings

2018-07-24 15:55

President Cyril Ramaphosa's Thuma Mina (Send me) call apparently includes his ministers' attendance at parliamentary committee meetings, and now the Parliamentary Monitoring Group has documented a rise in ministers' attendance at these meetings.

Thousands of underage children in SA are married, Parliament hears

2018-07-04 17:58

Almost 100 000 underage children in South Africa are married, the Commission for Gender Equality has told the Portfolio Committee on Social Development in Parliament.

Police lifestyle audits needed, portfolio committee says after officer arrested for alleged gun theft

2018-06-21 09:19

The committee is also pushing for stricter gun control and for more resources for the Hawks' specialised unit probing illegal firearms.

Final week to submit your comments on land expropriation

2018-06-12 12:32

You have until Friday to make written submissions on the expropriation of land without compensation. Use this handy tool to make your voice heard.

Police must urgently probe death threats at KZN office of the AG - Parliamentary committee

2018-05-25 14:48

The KwaZulu-Natal office has stopped auditing the books of the eThekwini Metro and recalled all staff from the council after they reported receiving death threats.

State Security dept seeks 'greater independence' for IGI's office

2018-05-18 14:05

The Department of State Security will be reviewing the Intelligence Services Oversight Act to ensure greater independence of the Office of the Inspector General of Intelligence, among other things.

Operational plan for ill-fated match between Chiefs and Stars match only signed next day, police admit

2018-05-08 14:40

The operational plan for the Kaizer Chiefs/Free State Starts match at the Moses Mabhida stadium, which erupted in violence, was only signed the day after the match, police have told MPs.

Deputy President faces tough accountability questions in Parliament

2018-04-25 09:07

Deputy President David Mabuza is expected to face tough accountability-related questions in the National Assembly relating to state-owned enterprises, MPs' attendance of the National Assembly and the economy.

Portfolio committee to summon CPUT council to Parliament

2018-03-30 06:54

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training.

'It was shocking behaviour' – journo on Floyd Shivambu's scuffle with photographer

2018-03-20 12:38

Netwerk24 has condemned the attack on one of its photographers by EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu outside Parliament.

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