SABC News - Parliament


ANC failed to transition into democratic dispensation: Khoza

Friday 18 August 2017 09:15

Makhosi Khoza says the reason she decided to voice her concerns through social media and other platforms is because the party does not allow members to raise objections within the party.


Makhosi Khoza says she is not trusted because she follows her moral conscience.
Makhosi Khoza remains defiant, lashes out at ANC

Thursday 17 August 2017 21:25

Makhosi Khoza is adamant that she will continue to serve the people of South Africa as an ANC Member of Parliament.


Dudley says the amendment bill is not interfering with the woman’s right to choose at all but rather for the woman to be able to make an informed decision.
ACDP’s abortion amendment bill aims to limit reasons of termination

Thursday 17 August 2017 18:41

The ACDP is proposing amendments to the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act of 1996, referred to as the principal Act.


Makhosi Khoza is also facing an internal party disciplinary hearing.
Makhosi Khoza axed from ANC parly portfolio committee

Thursday 17 August 2017 18:20

ANC Member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza has been removed from her position as the Chairperson of the Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration with immediate effect.


ANC slams SACP statement on disciplining MPs

Thursday 17 August 2017 06:35

The ANC was not a structure of the South African Communist Party (SACP), the ruling party said on Wednesday, adding that it would not be dictated to.


Zweli Mkhize was among those who gave submissions at the public hearings of Parliament's Ad-hoc Committee on Political Party Funding.
ANC wants additional party funding

Wednesday 16 August 2017 20:30

The ANC has asked Parliament's Ad-hoc Committee on Political Party Funding to consider an increase of party funding from the fiscus.


It's alleged that the ANC MPs had an issue with Committee Chair, Makhosi Khoza, who is a critic of President Zuma's.
ANC MPs to be disciplined for boycotting committee meeting

Wednesday 16 August 2017 18:55

ANC MPs who snubbed committee seating to be dealt with.


Parliament is starting to feel the battles within the ANC.
Parliament feeling pinch of ANC battles: Fikeni

Wednesday 16 August 2017 12:00

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says the internal issues within the ANC make it weaker and at times makes the party less effective in parliament and unable to prevail in the committees.


It was reported that Faith Muthambi allegedly appointed relatives as drivers and deputy directors without following proper procedure.
WATCH: Muthambi absent at Parly’s Joint Committee on Ethics

Tuesday 15 August 2017 15:15

Minister Faith Muthambi is appearing before the Public Service and Administration Committee on allegations that she had flown about 30 friends and relatives to Cape Town.


[WATCH] Shortlisting of nominees for the SABC Board

Tuesday 15 August 2017 09:56

Shortlising of nominees for the SABC Board is underway. The new SABC Board will have to take over when the term of the interim Board ends at the end of September.


Dissolution of Parliament is feasible: Elections Forum

Monday 14 August 2017 08:29

The dissolution of Parliament appears to be a far fetched dream for the Democratic Alliance (DA) with political parties and civil society dismissing the idea.


Speaking in Kwa-Zulu Natal, the President reiterated the call for the restoration of unity in the alliance.
Zuma calls for disloyal MPs to be reprimanded

Sunday 13 August 2017 21:45

President Jacob Zuma says the ANC's constitution in respect of acts of misconduct by members, needs to be applied to members who voted againsthe party in the Parliamentary vote.


Committees will this week sit to consider several bills and receive reports from government departments.
Business as usual for Parly after failed motion

Sunday 13 August 2017 16:13

Following last week's high profile motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma, members of parliament return to more familiar territory this week.


President Jacob Zuma says MPs who voted with opposition parties will face the disciplinary committee.
Zuma strikes back at MPs' dissent

Sunday 13 August 2017 08:59

President Zuma has spoken out against ANC MPs, who voted with the opposition during the motion of no confidence in him on Tuesday, saying they have brought the party into disrepute.


SACP First Deputy General Secretary, Solly Mapaila, says the party continues to support the ANC as an alliance partner, despite its calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
ANC unable to solve internal conflicts: SACP

Saturday 12 August 2017 08:32

The South African Communist Party says it’s concerned about what it calls the inability of the African National Congress to solve its internal problems.


Mduduzi Manana remains the Deputy Minister of Higher Education despite an assault charge hanging over his head.
Lawyers for Human Rights want Manana to resign

Friday 11 August 2017 21:21

The Gender and Equality Program of the Lawyers for Human Rights has called on Mduduzi Manana the Deputy Minister of Higher Education to resign


: DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen has reacted to the criticism from fellow opposition parties who say they will not support the motion.
DA reacts on opposition parties' criticism over parly dissolution

Friday 11 August 2017 12:15

The Democratic Alliance has rejected the Economic Freedom Fighter's call that it should instruct its 89 MPs to resign if it wants the National Assembly to be dissolved.


Parliamentary Spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says the process of the secret ballot is rock solid.
'Impossible to nail ANC MPs who voted against Zuma'

Thursday 10 August 2017 18:01

Parliament has reiterated that it will be impossible to trace how any MP voted during this week's motion of no confidence.


Acting Caucus Chairperson, Nonceba Mhlauli, says they will meet to discuss reasons for the outcome.
ANC to assess outcomes of this week's #ZumaVote

Thursday 10 August 2017 16:35

The African National Congress (ANC) in parliament says it will assess the outcomes of this week's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.


The motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma displayed tension between party and conscience.
Lessons from SA: parliamentary conscience

Thursday 10 August 2017 07:14

Prior to the motion of no confidence, former Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, among others, urged ANC MPs to be guided by their conscience.


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