SABC News - Parliament


Low representation of women in parly globally

Sunday 30 August 2015 07:41

SA's presiding officers believe their institutions are ready to provide the necessary oversight and support that will ensure the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.


Nine provincial commissioners release the statement pledging their support for Riah Phiyega.
Reference Terms set for inquiry into statements of support for Phiyega

Saturday 29 August 2015 12:14

Parliament's Police portfolio committee has adopted the terms of reference for an inquiry into police top brass expressing their support for Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.


'Train accidents in South Africa are preventable'

Friday 28 August 2015 19:03

Train accidents in South Africa are largely preventable, that’s according to the preliminary findings of last week's train accident in the Northern Cape, released by Prasa.


Parly grills Makgale for not retracting Phiyega statement

Friday 28 August 2015 18:05

Parliament's Police Committee wants change in the top management of SAPS.


SA govt still optimistic about NDP 5% economic growth

Wednesday 26 August 2015 20:48

Government continues to hail the National Development Plan, to achieve a 5% growth rate by 2030.


Standing Committee on finance holds a workshop on pension reforms

Wednesday 26 August 2015 20:28

The National Treasury encourages the proposal for the preservation of pension contributions after resigning from a job.


Dirco pleased with S Sudan peace deal signing

Wednesday 26 August 2015 18:32

Deputy Minister for International Relations, Luwellyn Landers, says South Africa welcomes the peace deal between the warring parties in South Sudan.


Over 1100 police officers charged for misconduct this year: Nhleko

Wednesday 26 August 2015 15:45

Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko, has revealed that more than 1100 police officers were charged for misconduct between April and June this year alone.


Parliament hosts workshop on MPs ethics

Tuesday 25 August 2015 20:27

Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests hosted a workshop aimed at initiating dialogue on ethical standards for elected public representatives.


SA needs 7000 academics in the next four years

Tuesday 25 August 2015 20:14

South Africa currently produces about a third of the doctoral graduates the country needs.


Khayelitsha residents march for safety, equality and justice

Tuesday 25 August 2015 09:32

Residents from Khayelitsha say they are marching to Parliament on Tuesday, under the banner of the Social Justice Coalition, to demand safety, equality and justice.


 A parliamentary committee is set to look into rules that deal with motions without notice.
EFF’s stance to reject motions worries political parties

Saturday 22 August 2015 08:01

The National Assembly's Sub Rules Committee will be looking into the rule that deals with motions without notice.


The National Health Isurance is aimed at providing access to affordable health services.
White Paper on National Health Insurance expected soon

Saturday 22 August 2015 06:39

Cabinet is expected to process the White Paper on the National Health Insurance (NHI) soon.


FF Plus wants explanation from Police minister

Friday 21 August 2015 14:06

The Freedom Front Plus will push for the Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko, to appear before Parliament's police committee to explain recommendations on safety in farming communities.


Cell phone signals were jammed during the State-Of-the-Nation Address in Parliament.
Media granted leave to appeal Parly signal jamming case

Friday 21 August 2015 05:54

Media houses and other organisations challenging the signal jamming during the State of the Nation address have been granted leave to appeal the matter at the Supreme Court of Appeal.


 President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.
New motion of no confidence in Zuma scheduled for September

Thursday 20 August 2015 14:08

A motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been scheduled for debate in the National Assembly on the first of September.


Prasa has been in the spotlight for its recent purchase of Afro 4000 locomotives said to be unsuitable for the country's railways
Prasa assures parly of conducting qualifications audit

Thursday 20 August 2015 07:30

Prasa has assured parliament that it is currently busy with an audit of qualifications of all staff members.


Phiyega not ready to address threatening sms saga

Wednesday 19 August 2015 18:32

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says she will respond to questions about an sms to an MP at a later stage.


‘President Zuma should be protected as leader of the country’

Tuesday 18 August 2015 18:17

African National Congress (ANC) MP Mmamoloko Kubayi says that President Jacob Zuma should be protected as leader of the country.


Muthambi congratulates SABC for its strong financial performance

Tuesday 18 August 2015 17:33

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has congratulated the SABC for its strong financial performance over the past financial year.


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