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EFF Chief Whip, Floyd Shivhambu, later said he had withdrawn the middle finger gesture, but not his comments.
Shivhambu facing charge of misconduct over middle finger gesture

Friday 31 October 2014 06:33

EFF Chief Whip, Floyd Shivhambu, is facing a new charge of misconduct over a gesture he made to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament.


Earlier this year, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, found that President Jacob Zuma and his family had unduly benefited from non-security upgrades to his private residence in Nkandla.
Adhoc committee absolves Zuma of wrongdoing

Friday 31 October 2014 05:36

Parliament's Adhoc Committee's draft report on Nkandla upgrades has absolved President Jacob Zuma of any wrongdoing.


SABC chair does not have qualifications: DA

Thursday 30 October 2014 18:31

The DA says an independent verification process has provided further evidence that SABC Chairperson Zandile Tshabalala does not have the qualifications as claimed on her CV.


Burkina Faso military to make statement soon

Thursday 30 October 2014 17:25

Burkina Faso's military command will make a statement on the situation in the country.


Minister Siyabonga Cwele says his department has engaged post office leaders.
Poor hardest hit by Post Office strike: Cwele

Thursday 30 October 2014 06:58

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says close to 170 cases have been reported to police for crimes committed during the two month unprotected Post Office strike.


The Nkandla ad hoc committee is investigating the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s home.
Nkandla ad hoc committee resumes

Thursday 30 October 2014 05:36

The adhoc committee which is considering various reports into Nkandla security upgrades will resume on Thursday


Deputy Minister of Transport Sindi Chikunga the tolling system says you use the road, you pay for it.
"Fuel levy won't work to pay for e-tolling"

Wednesday 29 October 2014 17:04

Government has dug in its heels over the controversial e-tolling system in Gauteng.


About a week ago, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu caused an uproar when she said anyone below the age of 40 would not get a free house from government
Minister Sisulu sticks to her guns

Wednesday 29 October 2014 08:00

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will, for now, stick to its policy of providing free housing for the indigent.


The nation mourns the sudden passing of former athlete Mbulayeni Mulaudzi, female boxer Phindile Mvelase, and Orlando Pirates Goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa.
Parliament mourns loss of three sports stars

Wednesday 29 October 2014 05:30

Tributes continued to pour in from Parliament for the three sports stars who died over the weekend.


EFF MPs storm out of Powers and Privileges Committee hearing

Tuesday 28 October 2014 20:06

EFF MPs on the Powers and Privileges Committee have stormed out of the disciplinary hearing of 20 of its members, claiming the process is illegal and un-procedural.


Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, was the third sports personality to die in a space of five days.
Meyiwa, Mulaudzi to be buried on Saturday

Tuesday 28 October 2014 15:21

Bafana Bafana captain, Senzo Meyiwa's funeral service will take place in Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday.


Motsoeneng looks to court to stop suspension

Tuesday 28 October 2014 06:55

SABC Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will on Tuesday file an application for leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court ruling that the SABC should suspend and charge him of misconduct.


EFF misconduct inquiry report due out on Tuesday

Tuesday 28 October 2014 05:08

The misconduct inquiry into 20 EFF MPs will continue on Tuesday morning, with Cape Town based labour lawyer Randal van Voore presenting a report to Parliament's Powers and Privileges Committee.


Southern Ocean temperature increases alarming: Molewa

Monday 27 October 2014 17:13

The Southern Ocean between South Africa and Antarctica is experiencing the fastest temperature increase in the world and this affects South Africa.


The military is working hard to improve its training.
SA military in the spotlight again

Sunday 26 October 2014 19:05

 South Africa is counting the cost of what is arguably the biggest corruption scandal the country has witnessed as a democracy.


Parliament approves report not to investigate Tlakula

Friday 24 October 2014 05:50

The National Assembly has approved the Home Affairs Committee's report requesting it not to proceed with an investigation into former IEC Chairperson Pansy Tlakula's fitness to hold office.


Ottawa pushes for business as usual after shootings

Thursday 23 October 2014 16:07

The Canadian government determined to return to business as usual on Thursday after a reported convert to Islam shot dead a soldier at the National War Memorial.


Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is expected to make a statement on inquiry into  Lwandle envictions.
Nkandla ad hoc committee to ask for extension

Thursday 23 October 2014 10:44

The National Assembly plenary session will be in full swing on Thursday following a spring recess.


Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his budget speech on Wednesday in Parliament.
Black Business Council hails Nene’s Mid-term Budget

Thursday 23 October 2014 08:04

Vice president of the Black Business Council, Sandile Zungu, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's maiden Mid-term Budget was delivered with enthusiasm.


 Armed RCMP officers head towards the Langevin Block on Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa.
Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stuns Canada's capital

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:53

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.


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