SABC News - Parliament


MPs lash out at SABC's 'wasteful expenditure'

Wednesday 29 March 2017 11:23

It has emerged that the SABC hired an auditing company Sekela Xabiso at a cost of R9.8 million.


Sars disputes R30 billion loss in revenue collection

Tuesday 28 March 2017 17:47

The South African Revenue Service has disputed the reported R30 billion shortfall in revenue collection for the 2016/2017 financial year.


Government to establish new Land Commission

Tuesday 28 March 2017 15:11

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform says it will soon be establishing a new Land Commission in order to register all land.


The National Assembly unanimously approved the five candidates.
Interim SABC board gets the green light from President Zuma

Sunday 26 March 2017 18:02

President Jacob Zuma has appointed the interim SABC board as approved by the National Assembly nearly two weeks ago.


Sabc is one of the government entities that will be visited by Parliament's commitees.
Parliament committees to embark on oversight visits

Sunday 26 March 2017 16:55

Various committees of Parliament will embark on oversight visits to a range of government departments and its entities this week.


DA claims govt has spent over R41 million on cabinet’s vehicles

Sunday 26 March 2017 12:51

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has lamented the more than R41-million it claims that government has spent on cars for members of cabinet between 2014 and 2017.


Deadline for Zuma to appoint SABC interim board

Saturday 25 March 2017 22:05

Sunday is the deadline for President Jacob Zuma to appoint an SABC interim board.


Emerging black industrialists accuse big companies of monopoly

Friday 24 March 2017 15:47

Some emerging black industrialists have accused big companies in the private sector of using their monopoly to deprive them of opportunities.


US slams London atttack, offers full support to UK

Thursday 23 March 2017 05:43

The New York Police Department has stepped up security near British missions to the United States.


SA's borders remain vulnerable

Wednesday 22 March 2017 21:25

Parliament has heard that the country's vast borders still remain porous. This was revealed by the Department of Defence & Military Veterans in Parliament.


Eskom to rethink installation of prepaid meters in Soweto

Wednesday 22 March 2017 20:44

The Parliament's Committee on Public Enterprises has met with Eskom on Wednesday to discuss the implementation of prepaid electricity meters for Soweto residents.


AG Kimi Makwetu faced a questionS about the role that his office may have to play on the SASSA issue.
Auditor General dodges questions around Sassa, CPS debacle

Friday 17 March 2017 21:11

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu faced a question about the role that his office may have to play.


AG responds to questions in Parly over Sassa saga

Friday 17 March 2017 11:36

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu is answering question about the role that his office may be playing to avert a Social Grants payment crisis.


Political analyst Sipho Seepe says it’s important to focus on the facts and not the drama surrounding the SABC.
Ad Hoc committee biased against SABC board: Analyst

Friday 17 March 2017 08:08

Political analyst Sipho Seepe believes Parliament’s ad hoc committee which was looking into the fitness of the SABC Board, was biased against the Board.


Judgement in Sassa fiasco: All eyes on the ConCourt

Thursday 16 March 2017 22:00

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgment in the Social Grants debacle on Friday.


Zuma won't act against Bathabile Dlamini before April 1

Thursday 16 March 2017 16:45

Action could be taken in April against Social Development Bathabile Dlamini if she gets the blame for the grants payment debacle.


Delegations from the South African Police Services and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate appeared before Parliament's police committee on Thursday.
R1.1 bln to be paid out for Marikana litigation and victims

Thursday 16 March 2017 07:00

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says the cost of litigation in relation to the Marikana shooting will cost the department R 1.1billion, but that the overall cost of the incident cannot be quantified.


Parliament pushes for appointment of SABC interim board

Wednesday 15 March 2017 06:00

The National Assembly will debate the Communications Committee's report which recommends the five persons who should serve as non-executive directors on the SABC interim board.


Minister Gordhan is appearing before Scopa as government tries to find solutions to a looming social grants crisis.
Treasury does not support invalid grants contract: Gordhan

Tuesday 14 March 2017 11:03

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament's standing Committee on Public Accounts that Treasury does not support the extension of an invalid contract to distribute grants.


President Zuma will appear before the parliament for the first time this week  after his State of the Nation Address.
Tough questions await Zuma and Ramaphosa

Tuesday 14 March 2017 05:43

President Jacob Zuma and his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa will this week answer oral questions in the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) respectively.


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