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Julius Malema was ordered to leave a joint parliamentary sitting last month.
Retired judge must preside over debate: Malema

Thursday 31 July 2014 16:39

A retired judge should be appointed to chair parliamentary debates, Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) leader Julius Malema suggested on Thursday.


The power utility was briefing Parliament on the current state of the national grid, challenges of supply as well as the short and long mitigation plans.
SA faces more power outages

Wednesday 30 July 2014 08:25

Power utility, Eskom says sporadic power outages are set to continue.


Khoisan heritage preservation put under the spotlight

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:43

Khoisan heritage activists have met in George in the Southern Cape for discussions on the rights of indigenous people of South Africa.


‘Unplanned power outages will continue’: Eskom

Tuesday 29 July 2014 14:57

Power Utility, Eskom has told Parliament that sporadic power outages will continue.


ANC Chief Whip in Parliament, Stone Sizane.
ANC calls for changes to party funding model

Tuesday 29 July 2014 09:05

African National Congress (ANC) chief whip in Parliament, Stone Sizane, says the current political party funding model is disadvantaging the performance of Parliamentarians.


EFF lacks respect: ANC

Monday 28 July 2014 19:11

The ANC in Parliament has accused the Economic Freedom Fighters of intolerance, lack of respect and hurling personal insults in Parliamentary debates.


ANC lekgotla to avoid passing of unconstitutional laws

Sunday 27 July 2014 08:02

The African National Congress (ANC) Caucus lekgotla currently underway in Parliament wants to avoid rushing through legislation and passing it only to find that it is unconstitutional.


The ANC Caucus Lekgotla  is underway in  Parliament.
ANC Lekgotla to avoid passing legislation

Saturday 26 July 2014 14:30

The ANC Caucus Lekgotla currently underway in Parliament wants to avoid rushing through legislation and passing it only to find that it is unconstitutional or excludes certain sectors of the society.


'EFF has chartered new territory':Malema

Friday 25 July 2014 11:30

South Africa’s fledgling political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will be celebrating it’s first anniversary on Saturday.


ANC to hold first annual caucus lekgotla

Friday 25 July 2014 06:51

The African Nation Congress (ANC) in Parliament will hold its first annual caucus lekgotla from Friday until Sunday.


DA's Mmusi Maine has told President Jacob Zuma that to lead is to take one's cues from Parliament
Lead or step down: Maimane to Zuma

Wednesday 23 July 2014 20:11

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane on Wednesday challenged President Jacob Zuma to provide stronger leadership or step down.


President Jacob Zuma was speaking during his budget vote in Parliament on Wednesday.
Zuma condemns hijacking incidents

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:16

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the two incidents of hijacking involving children.


Zuma updates Parliament on strides against fighting corruption

Tuesday 22 July 2014 18:23

President Jacob Zuma has updated Parliament on corruption fighting measures undertaken by government since 2009.


 Blade Nzimande says R 6.1 billion is allocated for the NSFAS.
Minister Nzimande admits to NSFAS challenges

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:05

Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande has admitted that the National Student Financial Scheme (NSFAS) is faced with many challenges.


Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies announced that SA and its SADC counterparts are on the verge of signing a new and improved economic partnership with the EU.
SA, SADC to sign economic deal with European Union

Monday 21 July 2014 20:12

South Africa and its SADC counterparts are on the verge of signing a new and improved economic partnership with the European Union.


Malema goes to court over Parliament ejection: Report

Sunday 20 July 2014 12:40

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has taken National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise to court in a bid to have his ejection from Parliament declared unlawful.


More than 100 animals died and others had to be put down at Thandi Modise's farm.
Modise must be investigated: DA

Saturday 19 July 2014 14:01

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise should make herself available for a parliamentary investigation over the deaths of animals on her farm, the DA said on Saturday.


Zuma's house in Nkandla
Zuma delays his response to Nkandla Report

Thursday 17 July 2014 18:31

President Jacob Zuma needed more information before responding to findings on his Nkandla home, his office said on Thursday after he missed a deadline to report to Parliament on the matter.


Dorothy Nosipho Ntwanambi started serving at the NCOP in 2009.
ANC former Chief Whip described as loyal and dedicated

Thursday 17 July 2014 15:32

The ANC in Parliament has described the late former NCOP Chief Whip and ANC Women's League Deputy President Dorothy Nosipho Ntwanambi as a dedicated member who was loyal to the organisation.


This current winter season has claimed 24 lives in initiation schools in the province alone.
DA calls for curb into initiation related deaths

Friday 11 July 2014 16:30

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape has called on the government, traditional leaders and communities to work together to curb initiation related deaths.


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