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Corruption Watch happy with Public Protector recommendation

Wednesday 24 August 2016 19:48

Corruption Watch says it is pleased with the selection of Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane as the final nominee to succeed Thuli Madonsela as South Africa’s next Public Protector.


Mkhwebane preferred candidate for Public Protector job

Wednesday 24 August 2016 16:50

State Security Agency (SSA) analyst, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been recommended to become the next Public Protector.


Nzimande has urged student leaders to wait for his announcement before making unreasonable demands.
University fees saga giving Education Department headaches

Wednesday 24 August 2016 16:26

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says government will have to fork out more than R2 billion for 2017 alone if the 8 % fee increase for universities was to be approved.


ANC Chief Whip, Jackson Mthembu, was speaking during a debate in Parliament on Tuesday.
ANC is bleeding: Mthembu

Tuesday 23 August 2016 21:35

African National Congress Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu has conceded that the party was bleeding as a result of the major losses it suffered during the recent local government elections.


SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneg speaking at the portfolio committee on Tuesday.
MPs decide against inquiry into SABC

Tuesday 23 August 2016 19:25

African National Congress (ANC) MPs have vowed that there will be no Parliamentary inquiry into what is happening at the SABC.


Parliament is reconvening this week after a two-month adjournment.
MPs go back to work

Tuesday 23 August 2016 05:50

Parliament is reconvening this week after a two-month adjournment.


Hawks, SAPS to brief parly committee on high profile cases

Monday 22 August 2016 08:19

The DPCI, better known as the Hawks, and SAPS will this week brief Parliament on recent high profile cases and on violent protests & killings that occurred during the pre-election period.


Former President, Kgalema Motlanthe will present a report to parliament towards the end of 2017.
Motlanthe kicks off public hearings on legislation review

Wednesday 17 August 2016 06:42

A process of assessing and reviewing legislation that affects South Africans negatively will be put under review in 2017.


The committee wants to discuss the recent rulings by ICASA and the labour court in relation to the SABC.
Parliament Communications Committee seeks answers from SABC

Tuesday 16 August 2016 18:21

Parliament's Communications Committee is determined to deal with matters affecting the public broadcaster.


The Bill was presented to the portfolio committee by the Department of Home Affairs on Tuesday.
Parliament wants agreement on Border Management Authority Bill

Tuesday 16 August 2016 13:46

Parliament has asked government role players in the Border Management Authority Bill to iron out their differences on the Bill.


The 14 candidates were interview from Thursday until the wee hours of Friday morning.
Public Protector committee to decide on preferred candidate

Friday 12 August 2016 18:00

Parliament's Ad Hoc committee, established to appoint the new Public Protector, will soon reconvene to discuss their preferred candidate.


Committee completes interviewing process for Public Protector post

Friday 12 August 2016 07:23

The Ad Hoc Committee responsible for the appointment of the new Public Protector finally completed its strenuous process in the early hours of Friday morning.


Members of Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee have been interviewing candidates for the position of Public Protector.
Who will be our next Protector?

Friday 12 August 2016 02:32

Fourteen candidates came under the spotlight on Thursday as they interviewed for the position of Public Protector.


Mamiki Thabitha’s past haunts her at PP interview

Thursday 11 August 2016 16:45

Fights between former Deputy of the Public Protector Advocate Mamiki Thabitha Goodman and her bosses came back to haunt her during the interviews for Public Protector.


Committee grills candidates during Public Protector interviews

Thursday 11 August 2016 12:51

Parliament's Ad Hoc committee is continuing with its interviews of shortlisted candidates for the position of Public Protector.


Cape Flats mothers to march against gang violence

Monday 1 August 2016 09:20

A group of mothers from the Cape Flats who say they have lost their children to gang violence will march to Parliament in Cape Town Monday.


Minister Nhleko says 25 incidents have been investigated by the commission.
Seven arrests over political killings: Nhleko

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:41

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says there have been seven arrests so far in regard to the political killings in the country.


Special votes are applicable to those who will not be in their districts when the country votes and to those with disabilities.
Close to 800 000 people to cast special votes

Tuesday 26 July 2016 16:12

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says close to 800 000 voters will cast special votes.


Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has asked for a third extension in tabling SAA’s financial results.
Opposition calls for legal opinion on extension for SAA financials

Monday 25 July 2016 15:34

The DA on Monday urged Parliament’s standing committee on finance to seek legal advice on whether it is allowed to grant National Treasury a third extension in tabling SAA’s financial results.


DA's march against ANC an electioneering gimmick: ANC

Tuesday 19 July 2016 15:46

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) march against the African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament on Tuesday is a publicity stunt.


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