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Zuma warns against SONA disruptions

Monday 22 December 2014 06:25

President Jacob Zuma has warned that disruptions to his State of the Nation Address will not be allowed to happen.

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EFF looks to court to stop Parliament sanctions

Friday 19 December 2014 05:45

The matter between Parliament and 20 Economic Freedom Fighter Members of Parliament will be heard in the Western Cape High Court on Friday morning.

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Angry lawmakers force delay in vote on Kenyan security law

Thursday 18 December 2014 14:46

Opposition MPs, in Kenya have disrupted a debate in parliament on controversial new security legislation.

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Political parties welcome Tshabalala's resignation

Wednesday 17 December 2014 18:58

Political parties in Parliament have welcomed Ellen Tshabalala's resignation from the SABC Board.

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Parliament Committee welcomes Tshabalala's resignation

Wednesday 17 December 2014 16:28

Parliament's Communications Portfolio Committee has welcomed Ellen Tshabalala's resignation as chairperson of the SABC board.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela says the ANC Women's League has a tough battle ahead to reclaim the ground they have lost.
Patriarchy still rules the day: Madikizela-Mandela

Saturday 13 December 2014 18:31

ANC stalwart and Member of Parliament, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has berated the quota system used by the party to bring women into leadership positions.

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Tshabalala’s fate now lies in Zuma’s hands

Saturday 13 December 2014 17:10

The fate of SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala now lies with President Jacob Zuma.

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EFF were suspended for disturbing parliamentary proceedings in August.
It's back to business for six EFF MPs

Saturday 13 December 2014 09:25

Parliament's Committee Chairperson Lemias Mashile says six EFF MPs whose suspension come to an end on Saturday will be allowed to participate in any parliamentary activities from Sunday.

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EFF MPs were found guilty of disrupting President Jacob Zuma's oral reply session in August.
Suspension ends for EFF MPs

Friday 12 December 2014 09:03

Parliament's Powers and Privileges Committee Chairperson Lemias Mashile says the suspension of six Economic Freedom Fighters MPs’ comes to an end on Friday.

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Radebe briefs media on Zuma in Parliament issue

Thursday 11 December 2014 12:24

Cabinet concerns over President Jacob Zuma answering questions in Parliament topped the agenda at a media briefing in Pretoria on Thursday.

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The EFF legal challenge follows sanctions imposed on EFF MPs for disrupting the  President
EFF takes fight against Parliament to Constitutional Court

Wednesday 10 December 2014 15:16

The EFF says it is preparing to go to the Constitutional Court to challenge Parliament's sanctions against some of its MPs.

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More needs to be done with less: Zuma

Tuesday 9 December 2014 08:05

More needs to be done with less in order to balance the country's finances, President Jacob Zuma said in written replies to Parliament on Monday.

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Lesotho’s state council to meet over election date

Monday 8 December 2014 11:07

The state council of Lesotho, a body that advises the King, is expected to meet on Monday afternoon to finalise a date for the February 2015 elections.

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Ellen Tshabalala insists she is a Unisa graduate.
I am not guilty: SABC chair

Saturday 6 December 2014 06:57

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala says she's not quitting. Tshabalala says she will continue fighting for her position in court.

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The statement of the dissolution of Lesotho’s parliament is contained in the government gazette.
Lesotho parliament dissolved

Friday 5 December 2014 16:11

The Lesotho parliament is officially dissolved ahead of the 2015 elections.

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Committee made decision before inquiry: Tshabalala

Friday 5 December 2014 14:51

SABC Board Chairperson, Ellen Tshabalala, has accused Parliament's communications portfolio committee of conspiring and taking a decision against her before its inquiry was completed.

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Professor Barney Pityana says the ruling party should be reminded that regime change is the nature of democracy
Regime change not a bad thing: Pityana

Friday 5 December 2014 06:38

Professor Barney Pityana says the replacement of the African National Congress by a new ruling party would just be democracy in practice, he said on Thursday.

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 Parliament was opened in October to facilitate elections.
Lesotho’s Parliament to be dissolved on Friday

Friday 5 December 2014 06:19

The 8th sitting of the parliament of Lesotho will be officially dissolved on Friday ahead of the February 2015 elections.

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Parliament to continue probe into Tshabalala's qualifications

Wednesday 3 December 2014 11:52

Parliament is going ahead with the inquiry probing the academic qualifications of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) board chair, Ellen Tshabalala.

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Parliament has become ‘vibrant’: FF Plus

Wednesday 3 December 2014 11:30

Freedom Front Plus Chief Whip Corne Mulder has described the recent scuffles in Parliament as “vibrant”.

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