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EFF MPs disrupted proceeding in Parliament on Thursday when they started chanting: "Bring back the money."
Mixed reactions to EFF’s behaviour in Parliament

Thursday 21 August 2014 20:29

Political parties have had mixed reactions towards the Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) behaviour in Parliament during President Jacob Zuma’s feedback on the Nkandla upgrades.


National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete.
Scuffle between EFF, ANCYL at Parly

Thursday 21 August 2014 17:08

The scuffle broke out shortly after National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete adjourned the House following the Economic Freedom Fighters' refusal to leave after she ordered them out.


 EFF leader Julius Malema told the Parliament that: “We don’t want police, we want the money.”
EFF disrupt Zuma's response on Nkandla

Thursday 21 August 2014 15:26

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs have disrupted Parliament during President Jacob Zuma’s response to the Nkandla saga.


IFP MP Mario Ambrosini died at his home on Saturday following a 16 month long battle with cancer
Police open inquest docket into Ambrosini’s death

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:23

Police have confirmed opening an inquest docket into the death of Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) MP Mario Ambrosini.


Madonsela prepared to appear before Parliament if subpoenaed

Wednesday 20 August 2014 06:27

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, says she is willing to appear before Parliament if subpoenaed by the Nkandla ad-hoc committee.


Helen Suzman Foundation challenges SAPS Act

Tuesday 19 August 2014 20:34

The location of the special investigating police unit, the Hawks, within SAPS dominated Constitutional Court hearings in Johannesburg.


IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula had requested for leave to appeal an Electoral Court ruling that her conduct warranted her removal from office.
ANC accepts Tlakula ruling

Tuesday 19 August 2014 20:28

The ANC said on Tuesday it accepted the Constitutional Court's dismissal of IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's bid to appeal a ruling that her misconduct in 2009 warranted her removal from office.


IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi spoke about his close friend and colleague's decision to end his own life.
I'm dying in peace and serenity: Ambrosini told Buthelezi

Tuesday 19 August 2014 18:38

Inkatha Freedom Party’s Mario Ambrosini sent a very emotional message to party leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, saying he was dying “in peace and serenity,” prior to his death on Saturday morning.


The backlog, Sanral says, doesn't cover the 131 000 kilometres of unproclaimed roads.
Sanral in R150 billion backlog

Tuesday 19 August 2014 18:04

Roads agency, Sanral, says it needs R150 billion to cover the maintenance of roads in the country.


President Jacob  Zuma deflected a decision on whether he should repay any of the money spent at Nkandla to Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.
Nkandla now up to parliament: Madonsela

Tuesday 19 August 2014 14:42

It is now up to Parliament to weigh President Jacob Zuma's response to the findings on public spending on his private Nkandla home, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Tuesday.


Govt won't amend constitution for NDPP appointment

Tuesday 19 August 2014 06:15

President Jacob Zuma says government will not amend the constitution to make new provision for the appointment of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).


IEC Chair Pansy Tlakula lost her Constitutional Court bid to overturn an Electoral Court ruling which found her misconduct warrants her removal from office.
Parliament awaits Tlakula Concourt transcript

Monday 18 August 2014 20:11

Parliament says it will deal with the case involving the Independent Electoral Commission Chairperson Advocate Pansy Tlakula after it has received the transcript of the Constitutional Court ruling.


Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete.
Mbete health scare

Sunday 17 August 2014 19:52

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete had a health scare so life threatening that she was transferred from 2 Military Hospital to 1 Military hospital by military plane.


Tributes continue to pour in for Ambrosini

Sunday 17 August 2014 09:59

Tributes have been pouring in for Inkatha Freedom Party Member of Parliament, Dr Mario Oriani-Ambrosini who died on Saturday at his home in Hout Bay in the Western Cape.


ANC pays tribute to Oriani-Ambrosini

Sunday 17 August 2014 06:31

The ANC Caucus in parliament has described the late IFP MP Dr Mario Oriani-Ambrosini as a constitutionalist and a principled parliamentarian.


President Jacob Zuma submitted a response on the upgrades to his private home to Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, on Thursday.   
Zuma has responded to all Nkandla reports: Presidency

Saturday 16 August 2014 14:13

President Jacob Zuma has responded to all reports regarding the security upgrades at his Nkandla private home, the Presidency said on Saturday.


Before the May 7 elections several opposition parties approached the Electoral Court seeking Pansy Tlakula's resignation.
IEC’s integrity intact: Mashile

Saturday 16 August 2014 14:11

The integrity of the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) as an institution supporting democracy remains intact, Parliament's portfolio committee on home affairs said on Saturday.


In his report to Parliament, President Jacob Zuma, says the Police Minister must determine if he must pay back any money for the security upgrades at home.
Political parties insist on ad hoc committee into Nkandla saga

Friday 15 August 2014 20:11

Political parties have made renewed calls for the establishment of an ad hoc committee into the security upgrades at the private home of President Jacob Zuma.


Zuma won't get off scot free on Nkandla: DA

Friday 15 August 2014 06:25

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says President Jacob Zuma has attempted to avoid accountability in his response over the R246 million security upgrades at his Nkandla private home.


President Jacob Zuma had indicated he needed more information before responding to findings about his home.
Zuma responds on Nkandla security upgrades

Thursday 14 August 2014 16:44

President Jacob Zuma has submitted, on Thursday, his response to the Speaker of the National Assembly on the security upgrades to his Nkandla residence.


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