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Opposition parties say the deterioration of procedures in the National Assembly is a result of mismanagement.
Mbete welcomes criticism from opposition parties

Friday 9 December 2016 20:22

Speaker of Parliament Mbete has come out guns blazing over a barrage of criticisms that have been levelled against her by opposition parties and some political commentators.

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Former Northern Cape ANC chairman, John Block (pictured) and Trifecta Director, Christo Scholtz. were sentenced to an effective 15 years in prison on charges of corruption and money-laundering.
Opposition parties welcome John Block sentence

Tuesday 6 December 2016 20:47

Opposition parties have welcomed the sentencing of John Block.

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According to the report, Riah Phiyega lied to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Phiyega not solely responsible for Marikana massacre: COPE

Sunday 4 December 2016 13:25

COPE says suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega is not solely to be blamed for the death of 34 workers at the Lonmin Platinum Mine in Marikana in the North West in 2012.

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President Jacob Zuma is expected to appear before ANC's integrity committee on Saturday.
Zuma appearance before integrity committee disgraceful: COPE

Saturday 3 December 2016 11:33

COPE has described as disgraceful ANC President Jacob Zuma's appearance before the ruling party's Integrity Committee.

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Political parties note their successes since they formed coallitions
Coalitions have been a success: Political leaders

Thursday 1 December 2016 18:14

Opposition parties that are ruling various Metros across the country after forming coalitions, say they have had various successes in their first hundred days in office.

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Parly passes Division of the Revenue Amendment Bill

Tuesday 22 November 2016 14:37

The National Assembly has passed the Division of the Revenue Amendment Bill and will send it to the NACOP for concurrence.

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Opposition parties push for release of State Capture report

Tuesday 1 November 2016 12:15

The Democratic Alliance has argued in the High Court in Pretoria that the Public Protector's report on the so-called State Capture should be released to it.

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President Jacob Zuma's lawyers want the release of the state capture report to be halted.
All eyes on State Capture report court case on Tuesday

Monday 31 October 2016 21:14

All eyes will be on the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday, as President Jacob Zuma and other cabinet ministers try to block the previous Public Protector's report into State Capture.

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President Jacob Zuma gave notice of intention to suspend Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, pending an inquiry into their fitness to hold office.
COPE criticises President Zuma's call on Jiba to make representation

Sunday 30 October 2016 19:13

COPE has criticised President Jacob Zuma's call on the Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to make representations.

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COPE takes issue with Zuma over Jiba, Mrweba matter

Sunday 30 October 2016 00:50

COPE has criticised President Zuma's call to Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to make representation to him on why he should not suspend them.

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ANCYL President, Collen Maine, has called on MK Veterans to take up arms to defend President Jacob Zuma.
DA youth wing to lay charges against Maine

Tuesday 18 October 2016 05:57

The Democratic Alliance Youth wing says it will still lay charges against the African National Congress Youth League leader, Collen Maine, for allegedly inciting violence.

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Collen Maine's statements have been described as inflammatory.
Maine's "take up arms" comments reckless: ANC

Monday 17 October 2016 12:54

The ANC has instructed ANC Youth League president Collen Maine to retract comments in which he called on  the MKMVA to take up arms in defence of President Jacob Zuma.

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COPE opens case against Maine for inciting violence

Sunday 16 October 2016 18:34

ANCYL president Collen Maine has been accused of inciting violence by COPE, who have opened a case against him

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ANC urges Gordhan to co-operate, parties condemn NPA decision

Tuesday 11 October 2016 14:59

The ANC has urged Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, to co-operate with the law enforcement agencies and appear before court as requested by the NPA.

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Urgent action must be taken against Motsoeneng: COPE

Sunday 9 October 2016 08:19

COPE has requested police hand their case against Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng to the Hawks.  

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Motsoeneng recieves backing from SAACYF

Friday 7 October 2016 20:51

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has received the backing of the South African Arts and Culture Youth Forum (SAACYF).

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EFF leader Julius Malema.
EFF stages National Assembly walkout

Tuesday 13 September 2016 15:53

The EFF walked out of the National Assembly after Speaker, Baleka Mbete, ordered its chief whip, Floyd Shivambu, to leave the House.

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Almost all political parties say they will support Busisiwe Mkhwebane, except for the DA.
D Day for MPs to decide on new Public Protector

Wednesday 7 September 2016 08:00

The National Assembly will on Wednesday decide whether to approve the recommendation of State Security Agency analyst Busisiwe Mkhwebane to become the new Public Protector.

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Political parties speak out on Gordhan, Hawks issue

Thursday 25 August 2016 17:33

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) in Parliament says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan ought to duly comply with the Hawks and stop politicising the issue at the expense of the law.

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Former Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Danny Jordaan will lead the African National Congress (ANC) on the opposition bench in Nelson Mandela Bay.
ANC ready to assume opposition role in Nelson Mandela Bay

Wednesday 24 August 2016 18:38

The ANC is now an official opposition in the Nelson Mandela Bay council and is ready to assume that role and responsibility.

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