ARTICLES RELATING TO PARLIAMENT 2019

Almost three quarters of a billion rand spent on MPs' housing over the past 10 years

2019-10-15 06:21

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has revealed that the total cost incurred by the government for the three parliamentary villages from 2009 to 2019 was R743m.

ANC chief whip wants compulsory ethics training for all MPs

2019-09-10 05:41

All MPs will undergo "compulsory and regular ethics training" during the sixth Parliament's term if ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina has her way.

Ramaphosa Q&A: Modise refuses Maimane's request for urgent question

2019-08-22 14:01

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has refused DA leader Mmusi Maimane's request to have an urgent question added to the questions that will be posed to President Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament.

CR17 campaign, Bosasa and NHI - 6 tough questions Ramaphosa will face in Parliament this week

2019-08-20 09:24

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to face some tough questions as he heads back to the National Assembly this week.

Corruption Watch asks Parliament to urgently conduct inquiry into Public Protector

2019-07-25 12:37

Corruption Watch has asked Parliament to urgently consider a request to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office following the Constitutional Court's scathing judgment against her.

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.

 

IPID scrambles to contain fallout ahead of Parliament appearance

2019-10-10 13:51

IPID's presentation of its annual report to Parliament will be overshadowed by revelations that it has a long track record of closing and completing cases prematurely to clear cases from the workload and inflate performance statistics.

'Am I next?' MPs agree it's time for greater action to fight violence against women

2019-09-04 09:12

Members of Parliament have debated gender-based violence in the country to mark the end of Women's Month.

Jiba stalls Parliament's process to remove her... for now

2019-08-20 11:11

Fired former prosecutor Nomgcobo Jiba has managed to stall Parliament's process to endorse President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to fire her, for now.

NHI Bill: Citizens, refugees, inmates, 'designated foreign nationals' and all children to benefit

2019-08-08 14:38

Inmates, refugees, permanent residents and all children in South Africa will all have access to National Health Insurance, according to the bill that was introduced to Parliament.

Mkhwebane tells Parliament to 'back off', threatens court action - report

2019-07-21 14:11

Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has threatened court action in defence of her position, warning Parliament to back off amid a probe into her fitness to hold office, a report says.

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.

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