ARTICLES RELATING TO STATE OF THE NATION 2015

ANC responds to DA's ConCourt judgment victory

2016-03-19 11:11

The ANC's chief whip's office in Parliament says the DA's Constitutional Court victory was 'academic' and that the judgment did not challenge the decisions or conduct of the presiding officers when the EFF were forcibly removed during Sona last year.

Electricity constraints to ease - Zuma

2015-08-11 20:30

Electricity constraints are expected to ease, which should have a positive effect on the country's economic growth, President Jacob Zuma says.

Zuma upbeat on economy, electricity supply

2015-08-11 14:56

Despite slow growth globally, local economic growth is expected to increase to at least 3% over the next three years, President Jacob Zuma says.

Zuma: SA is not in a crisis

2015-08-11 12:46

President Jacob Zuma has given a detailed account of the executive’s nine-point plan to improve the economy, stating the country is not in a crisis, and is improving in certain sectors.

DA's court victory claim misleading - ANC

2015-05-12 20:31

The DA's claim that its win in the Western Cape High Court regarding the right to remove or arrest unruly parliamentary members was a victory against National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is misleading, the ANC says.

Parliament's Powers and Privileges Act 'constitutionally flawed'

2015-05-12 11:34

A section of the Powers and Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures Act has been declared inconsistent with the Constitution.

Parliament is not the Jerry Springer show - lawyer

2015-04-20 16:26

Disorder in Parliament should not be broadcast to the public because it is the antithesis of parliamentary business, lawyer tells court.

How many cops does it take to protect Parliament? 331 says Nhleko

2015-03-17 16:17

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has revealed that 331 police officers were deployed to “safeguard” Parliament during President Jacob Zuma’s chaotic State of the Nation address last month.

Zuma: I've never thought about the Nkandla money

2015-03-11 18:05

President Jacob Zuma has told MPs he would not pay back any money spent on his Nkandla residence until a "determination" was made on the matter.

Judgment reserved in Parliament feed case

2015-03-06 20:17

Judgment in an urgent interim application to enforce uninterrupted audio and a wide-angle shot of the parliamentary Chamber during disruptions has been reserved by the Western Cape High Court.

 
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Inter-ministerial committee to look at visa regulations

2015-08-11 14:33

President Jacob Zuma has announced the establishment of an inter-ministerial committee to look into immigration regulations.

Parliament to appeal decision over removal of unruly MPs

2015-05-12 21:08

Parliament is set to appeal the Western Cape High Court's decision regarding the right to remove or arrest parliamentary members who cause disturbances.

Court 'unconvinced' MPs will be unruly without Act

2015-05-12 14:14

A court has declared that members cannot be removed from Parliament or arrested, but security forces can still be called if there is immediate danger to the life or safety of any person, or damage to property.

Signal jamming in Parliament must be declared unlawful - media houses

2015-04-20 17:12

Media houses want a court to find that the signal jamming device used during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address was unlawful and violated the right to an open Parliament.

PI warns companies to sweep for bugs

2015-04-06 18:05

Companies should regularly have their boardrooms and communication devices swept for bugging devices, and even consider using cellphone jammers to protect corporate intelligence, a private investigator says.

DA's argument on Mbete, police 'extremist'

2015-03-16 21:03

The DA's arguments for overturning a parliamentary rule allowing the Speaker to call police to remove MPs was "extremist", senior counsel for Parliament has argued.

Judge dismisses Parliament feed application

2015-03-10 13:28

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed an urgent interim application for an order enforcing uninterrupted audio and a wide-angle shot of the National Assembly during disruptions.

Court hears Parliamentary film policy unconstitutional

2015-03-06 15:58

Parliament's policy on the use of a wide-angle shot of the Chamber during grave disturbances and unparliamentary behaviour is patently unconstitutional, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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