ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT 2019

Jiba and Mrwebi have 10 days to tell Parliament why they should be reinstated

2019-07-19 11:38

Fired senior prosecutors, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, have 10 working days to inform both houses of Parliament why they should be reinstated in their positions at the National Prosecuting Authority.

Western Cape govt mulling court action over control of SAPS in province

2019-07-18 16:22

The Western Cape government is considering court action against Police Minister Bheki Cele in its battle to get extra police officers for the province, Premier Alan Winde says.

Budget votes to continue in the National Assembly

2019-07-16 07:28

Parliament will continue with the budget votes of state entities, with the Department of Social Development expected to have its say before the select committee on health and social services.

Collen Maine, Zukisa Faku resign as MPs

2019-07-05 14:50

The outgoing leader of the ANC Youth League, Collen Maine, and Zukisa Faku are the latest members of the governing party to resign as members of Parliament.

'Fit and proper' Faith Muthambi says it's 'utter nonsense' that some ANC MPs want to frustrate the New Dawn

2019-07-02 12:17

It is "utter nonsense" that some ANC MPs are placed in key positions in Parliament to frustrate President Cyril Ramaphosa's reform project, newly elected Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Portfolio Committee chairperson Faith Muthambi says.

IFP's Mkhuleko Hlengwa set to become Scopa chair

2019-06-21 14:20

The IFP's Mkhuleko Hlengwa is set to become the chairperson of the National Assembly's important watchdog committee - the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

WATCH: 'Honest and ambitious' - De Lille gives Ramaphosa a Pat on the back

2019-06-21 09:39

Good party leader and Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, says President Cyril Ramaphosa was honest in acknowledging the country's problems in his State of the Nation Address.

'No disruptions expected' - Parliament's presiding officers on readiness for SONA

2019-06-14 05:43

There are no indications and expectations that there will be a disruption of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 20 June, according to Parliament's presiding officers.

Clash between MPs during Parliament induction session to be investigated

2019-06-13 05:38

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has announced that the clash between several MPs from various political parties will be investigated.

Gigaba was 'incorrect' to naturalise Guptas, committee finds

2019-03-18 12:00

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has found that former minister Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta family early naturalisation, but has not recommended any sanctions.

 

WATCH | 'I'm not respecting Afrikaans, it's my democratic right' - EFF MP to FF Plus

2019-07-19 08:42

The Freedom Front Plus has complained about comments by an Economic Freedom Fighters MP that Afrikaans is "disturbing", calling the comments a concerted attack on the language.

EFF MP reportedly restrained by colleagues after insults thrown in Parliament

2019-07-17 16:17

Parliament has once again been the site of an almost-physical skirmish as EFF MP Makoti Khawula and ANC MP Khaya Magaxa exchanged insults during a correctional services budget vote debate.

National health insurance a step closer as Cabinet approves Bill

2019-07-11 14:00

National Health Insurance is one step closer to becoming a reality after Cabinet approved the NHI Bill of 2018, ready to be tabled and debated in Parliament.

Tourism sector has to be transformed - Mahumapelo

2019-07-03 08:13

Fresh of his election as chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism, Supra Mahumapelo has set the transformation of this sector as one his priorities.

'Come clear' on campaign donations, Malema challenges Ramaphosa

2019-06-25 16:12

"Come clear" on who funded your campaign to become ANC president, EFF leader Julius Malema has challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa during the debate on the State of the Nation Address.

WATCH: 'Ramaphosa is a master at mesmerising people’ - FF+ leader Pieter Groenewald

2019-06-21 10:40

FF+ leader Pieter Groenewald has described President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address as "a nice dream" that is more of a "nightmare" in reality. WATCH.

'People felt touched. It was powerful' - here's what the Khoisan praise singer said at SONA

2019-06-21 07:48

Everyone has been talking about Bradley van Sitters since he welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa in the endangered Khoekhoegowab language at the State of the Nation Address.

Bathabile Dlamini in no position to claim victimhood - researcher

2019-06-13 12:59

A prominent academic says former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is in no position to claim victimood, after Dlamini recently likened the criticism she received for the Sassa debacle to being "raped".

The sixth Parliament: Out with the old, in with the new

2019-05-16 08:48

Some of the things that give Parliament its own specific flavour are some of the characters involved – those MPs who stand out from the crowd. The sixth Parliament will have its own flavour as some of spicier MPs won't make it back, and new ones will arrive.

Dlamini wants legislation overhaul to address domestic violence

2019-03-16 07:22

Minister in the Presidency for Women Bathabile Dlamini wants an overhaul of criminal justice legislation that could lead to domestic violence being categorised as a separate crime category.

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