SABC News - Parliament


 Agang, COPE and the UDM have approached the Western Cape High Court in their bid to remove Baleka Mbete.
Court to deliver judgement on Mbete removal bid

Tuesday 6 October 2015 05:57

The High Court in Cape Town will on Tuesday deliver judgment in the matter between National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Agang, COPE and UDM.


Libya's elected parliament extends mandate, complicating peace talks

Monday 5 October 2015 23:43

Libya's elected parliament voted on Monday to extend its mandate, due to expire on Oct. 20.


EFF to reject Parly disciplinary action

Monday 5 October 2015 22:35

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament will only accept disciplinary action against the party if it comes from a retired judge.


President Kikwete to address Kenya parliament

Monday 5 October 2015 22:07

Tanzania's President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete will on Tuesday address a joint sitting of the Kenyan Parliament.


Sub-Rules Committee Chairperson Richard Mdakane says the team will go through and endorse each and every chapter.
Parliament’s Committee to finalise its section on MP’s conduct

Monday 5 October 2015 06:20

The National Assembly's Sub-Rules Committee resumes on Monday morning to finalise all 15 chapters it has been reviewing.


DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard has been demoted from her position.
Kohler-Barnard has until Friday to respond to charges

Sunday 4 October 2015 06:39

Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Parliament Dianne Kohler-Barnard has until Friday to respond to charges against her.


South Africans gathered in different parts of the country to march against corruption.
Unite Against Corruption threatens more protests

Wednesday 30 September 2015 20:56

The Unite Against Corruption coalition has threatened more action if government does not respond to its demand to scale up anti-corruption efforts.


Constitutional Court dismisses My Vote Counts' plea bid

Wednesday 30 September 2015 12:11

The bid to have legislation enacted by Parliament to force political parties to disclose their private donors has suffered a major setback.


The crime statistics were presented to Parliament's Police committee on Wednesday.
Parties examine crime stats

Wednesday 30 September 2015 06:58

The Freedom Front Plus member of Parliament's Police Committee Pieter Groenewald says that he had some doubts about some of the crime figures.


Minister Tina Joemat-Petterson also dismissed perceptions that she is obsessed with nuclear energy
Govt aims to procure over 3000 megawatts of gas powered energy by 2025

Tuesday 29 September 2015 20:46

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Petterson has assured foreign investors that the procurement process from Independent Power Producers (IPP) will be transparent.


The Democratic Alliance is concerned the crime rate in the country.
Murder rate shows SA is at war with itself: DA

Tuesday 29 September 2015 15:18

The DA Member of the Police Committee Dianne Kohler Barnard has expressed shock about the increase in the country’s murder rate, saying this can only happen in a country that is at war with itself.


Alcohol and drugs drive up levels of crime

Tuesday 29 September 2015 11:01

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says alcohol and drug abuse continue to drive up the levels of crime, despite the success in clamping down on illegal shebeens.


Murder stats likely to be up again: Experts

Monday 28 September 2015 21:13

Crime analysts are predicting that the long term downward trend in the murder rate will be broken when the national crime statistics are released on Tuesday.


Parly gets 6.5 score card

Monday 28 September 2015 18:32

Parliamentary Monitoring Group (PMG) has given Parliament a score card of 6.5 out of 10, as the legislature goes into spring recess.


Somalia parliament speaker drops impeachment motion against president

Sunday 27 September 2015 10:38

Somalia's parliamentary speaker has withdrawn an impeachment motion brought against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud


These suspensions co-incidentally come after an alleged break in at the office of the EFF leader Julius Malema in Marks Building, Parliament.
Parliament and its protection services head to CCMA

Saturday 26 September 2015 13:24

Efforts to reconcile a labour dispute between suspended Parliamentary Protection Services head Zelda Holtzman and Parliament have been unsuccessful.


Cwele asks for extension to submit Sapo annual report

Friday 25 September 2015 12:30

Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele has requested Parliament to grant him permission to submit the Annual Report of the South African Post Office .


SA's parliament is one of the oldest building in the country.
A look into Parliament's role in SA history

Thursday 24 September 2015 19:20

The Parliament of South Africa can be described as a living monument to the country's history.


Public hearing took place on Children Amendment Bill, which is aimed at better protection.
Parliament to review Children Amendment Bill

Wednesday 23 September 2015 20:18

The fate of South Africa's three and a half million orphans was in the spotlight at Parliament on Wednesday.


Parliament Communications Committee to advertise SABC Board positions

Tuesday 22 September 2015 17:46

Parliament's Communications Committee will re-advertise three vacant SABC Board positions, including the post vacated by former Board Chairperson Ellen Tshabalala


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