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Officials meet with media to discuss parliamentary broadcast feed

Wednesday 28 January 2015 20:22

Parliamentary officials, members of Sanef and the PGA met on Wednesday to discuss provision of broadcast feeds from the National Assembly.


Nhleko to brief Parliament on Dramat suspension

Wednesday 28 January 2015 17:20

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko is expected to brief Parliament's police oversight committee on the suspension of Hawks boss Anwa Dramat on Thursday.


EFF promises court action if red regalia gets banned

Wednesday 28 January 2015 16:52

The Economic Freedom Fighters says it intends to go to court if new rules prohibiting its dress code are approved.


SAA bailout criticised

Thursday 22 January 2015 15:47

The Democratic Alliance in Parliament has criticised another bailout for South African Airways.


We won't stop wearing overalls: EFF

Thursday 22 January 2015 07:37

EFF Chief Whip Floyd Shivhambu told the Sub Committee of Parliament's Rules Committee that no law or rule will prevent them from wearing their red overalls in the National Assembly.


Zuma to appear before Parliament in March

Wednesday 21 January 2015 16:57

The office of the Speaker of the National Assembly has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma will answer questions in Parliament on March 11.


EFF Parliament regalia could be outlawed

Tuesday 20 January 2015 20:06

The EFF overalls, berets and gumboots may soon be outlawed in Parliament if the ANC and some opposition parties have their way.


February the 12th will be interesting for Parliament

Tuesday 20 January 2015 18:48

EFF chief whip and secretary-general of the party Godrich Gardee says the ball is now in the hands of President Jacob Zuma to call a special sitting to answer oral questions before his SONA address.


Zuma committed to his Parliamentary duties

Tuesday 20 January 2015 06:30

President Jacob Zuma has assured the nation that he will continue to meet his Parliamentary obligations.


 The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill was passed by Parliament last year.
Zuma refers energy bill back

Saturday 17 January 2015 11:51

President Jacob Zuma has referred the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill back to the National Assembly for reconsideration, the presidency said on Friday.


EFF has threatened to disrupt President Jacob Zuma’s SONA next month if no date is committed for him to answer questions on Nkandla
Presidency to communicate on Zuma's calendar

Thursday 15 January 2015 19:13

The Presidency says the date for the first quarterly session for oral questions to President Jacob Zuma will be finalised in due course and communicated publicly.


The EFF has threatened to disrupt President Jacob Zuma's SONA on February 12.
MPs who violate rules could face suspensions

Thursday 15 January 2015 08:45

The Secretary to the National Assembly, Masibulele Xaso says Members of Parliament who are found to be in contempt of house sitting rules could face sanctions, such as suspension.


Foundation pushes to overturn Hawks boss suspension

Thursday 15 January 2015 07:30

The Helen Suzman Foundation will on Thursday launch an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria to overturn the suspension of the Hawks boss Anwar Dramat.


Joint rules of Parliament unveiled ahead of SONA

Wednesday 14 January 2015 20:43

National Assembly Secretary, Masibulele Xaso, says no MP is allowed to speak or rise on a point of order during the State of the Nation Address unless prior permission has been granted.


Opposition up in arms over 'Mbete workshop'

Wednesday 14 January 2015 12:06

Some opposition parties in Parliament are fuming accusing National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete of taking unilateral decisions by holding a parliamentary workshop while parliament is in recess.


Parliament to brief media on SONA

Wednesday 14 January 2015 06:14

Parliament will meet with the media on Wednesday to outline the rules regarding the State of the Nation Address (SONA).


Parliament must review Dramat suspension: DA

Sunday 11 January 2015 14:44

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday called for a Parliamentary review of the Police Minister's decision to suspend Hawks head Anwar Dramat.


Festive season figures state that 1 368 lives lost during the period first of December 2014 to January 5, 2015.
One death is too many: Transport Minister

Saturday 10 January 2015 09:45

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has confirmed that alcohol abuse has continued to play a significant role in road deaths.


All systems go for ANC party celebrations

Friday 9 January 2015 20:18

The ANC says it's all systems go ahead of the party's 103 year celebrations at the Cape Town Stadium.


ANC ready to work with opposition parties

Saturday 3 January 2015 20:34

The ANC says it is ready to work with other political parties in 2015 to minimise frictions to enable a parliament to do its work.


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