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DA says replies to parliamentary questions had revealed that this year's Sona costs had reached R11 million.
Parliament rejects Sona R11 million cost claim

Monday 27 February 2017 07:30

Parliament on Sunday rejected as "selective analysis, one-sided, and misleading allegations" that the institution spent over R11 million in organising and staging Sona.

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Molefe blames Madonsela for cloud hanging over him

Sunday 26 February 2017 12:16

Former ESKOM CEO Brian Molefe, says his critics will not deter him from executing his duties as a Member of Parliament.

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Watch SABC Board Inquiry

Friday 24 February 2017 10:23

Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee probing the affairs of the SABC has started deliberating to adopt the final report.

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Tight security ahead of Lesotho’s parliament re-opening

Friday 24 February 2017 08:15

Security is very tight at the Lesotho National Assembly as the country sees it’s most anticipated reopening of Parliament.

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Ad Hoc Committee’s DA, ANC disagree over Muthambi

Friday 24 February 2017 07:22

DA &ANC in Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee probing the affairs of the SABC could not agree on a proposed recommendation for the Public Protector to probe Muthambi.

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The EFF says the Property Clause protects private property rights and makes it practically impossible for those dispossessed of their land to get justice.
EFF calls for amendment to Property Clause

Friday 24 February 2017 06:49

The Economic Freedom Fighters in Parliament has tabled a motion to amend the Property Clause in the Constitution.

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Some of the deliberations on recommendations include an investigation into the vetting and induction of incoming board members.
Final report on SABC affairs imminent

Friday 24 February 2017 05:58

Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee probing the affairs of the SABC sat until the early hours of Friday morning and will resume later to adopt the final report.

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered the 2017 Budget Speech on Wednesday.
Gordhan warns against blaming external factors for SA’s economic woes

Thursday 23 February 2017 19:23

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has cautioned Members of Parliament to desist from blaming rating agencies and other external factors for all our economic woes.

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Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi was adressing the National Assembly.
Motsoaledi apologises for Esidimeni tragedy

Thursday 23 February 2017 17:17

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has apologised to the families of mental patients who died in Gauteng.

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Brian Molefe has been sworn in as a Member of Parliament.
Molefe welcomed as MP in Parliament

Thursday 23 February 2017 14:24

The ANC earlier confirmed that Brian Molefe has been sworn in as a Member of Parliament.

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Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi issues statement following death of mentally ill patients.
Watch Plenary in National Assembly

Thursday 23 February 2017 14:04

The Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, will make a statement, followed by debating in the National Assembly, on the deaths of the mentally ill patients in Gauteng.

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EFF urges radical policy to tackle tax avoidance

Thursday 23 February 2017 05:57

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on National Treasury to implement policies that will help eradicate tax avoidance by companies.

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SABC Inquiry pushes for final recommendations

Thursday 23 February 2017 05:24

The Ad hoc Committee probing the affairs of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is in the penultimate stages of its work.

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SA's debt level continues to move closer to 50% of GDP

Wednesday 22 February 2017 21:21

South Africa's debt level continues to move closer to 50% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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Political parties react to 2017 budget speech

Wednesday 22 February 2017 17:21

There has been mixed reaction to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech in Parliament on Wednesday.

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No economic transformation without sound financial decisions: Gordhan

Wednesday 22 February 2017 16:45

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan warned that government’s oft-stated drive for radical economic transformation would come to naught if it did not respect financial wisdom and frameworks.

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Acting National Police Commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane says Gauteng is doing well in managing crime.
There's progress in fighting crime in JHB - Phahlane

Wednesday 22 February 2017 15:16

Police say despite uprisings where community members are turning to vigilantism, they are making progress in crime fighting activities in Gauteng.

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Minimum wage reform

Wednesday 22 February 2017 14:54

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a “reform” in the minimum wage during the delivery of the 2017 National Budget in Parliament on Wednesday.

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Foster care grants will increase by R30 to R920

Wednesday 22 February 2017 14:41

South Africans dependent on social grants will see an increase in the amount that they receive.  

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Sugar tax and sin taxes

Wednesday 22 February 2017 14:33

Those with a sweet tooth will need to think twice before purchasing a sugary drink.

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