SABC board candidates: Public asked to comment on 12 names

2018-10-16 16:40

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Communications has selected a shortlist of 12 names to fill the four open spots on the SABC board, and are now requesting comments from the public.

Gupta naturalisation investigation to resume

2018-10-09 08:07

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs is expected to resume the investigation into the naturalisation of the Gupta family.

Parliament welcomes visa reforms announced by Gigaba

2018-09-26 11:42

The visa reforms are due to be implemented ahead of the festive season because of their potential to create economic growth.

OVERVIEW: ‘Biggest historic fallacy’ of our time is that whites stole the land - AfriForum

2018-09-06 10:08

Land hearings continue in the parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee.

'Freedom in poverty means nothing' - Mabuza tells National Assembly

2018-08-30 17:18

Perhaps the government has not done enough to follow through on former president Nelson Mandela's project to heal South Africa, Deputy President David Mabuza has said.

Vincent Smith and Mathole Motshekga swap chairs on parliamentary committees

2018-08-29 15:18

ANC MP Vincent Smith is the new chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, replacing former ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga.

Parliamentary committee's displeasure 'not enough to remove me' - Mkhwebane

2018-08-22 13:36

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has come out strongly in defence of her tenure, amid calls by the DA to hold an inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

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.


Gupta lieutenant Chawla wanted Parliament to pay for him to fly business class from India

2018-10-09 14:38

Ashu Chawla's lawyer says the Gupta associate is in India looking after his ill mother and, without Parliament's help, will only be back in South Africa at the end of November.

Nehawu threatens to down tools over Parliamentary bonuses

2018-10-05 05:33

Parliament's employees say they will down tools if they do not get a positive response from presiding officers about the performance bonuses apparently paid to Parliament's top management.

Have your say on Home Affairs officials refusing to marry same sex couples

2018-09-21 15:36

An amendment to the Civil Union Act aims to stop Home Affairs marriage officers from refusing to marry lesbian and gay couples. Have your say.

Parliament to hear stakeholder submissions on land expropriation

2018-09-04 06:33

The Joint Constitutional Review is expected to hold oral presentations by stakeholders on the possible review of the Constitution to make way for the expropriation of land without compensation.

Parliament adopts new rules to remove a president

2018-08-30 14:22

Parliament's Rules Committee has adopted new rules for the removal of a president that would require a panel of legal experts to assess whether there is sufficient evidence to remove them.

Crime intelligence was infiltrated - police commissioner

2018-08-22 14:08

The police's Crime Intelligence Unit was infiltrated, national police commissioner Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole has admitted.

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.

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