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Chaos broke out when EFF members demanded  President Jacob Zuma answer their question on money spent on Nkandla.
Parliament serves EFF members with charge notices

Saturday 20 September 2014 20:10

The inquiry into the events that caused a breakdown of the National Assembly in August kicks off on September 30.

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EFF members to receive misconduct charge sheets

Friday 19 September 2014 07:20

Twenty Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) parliamentary members will all have received their misconduct charge sheets by the end of Friday, according to Powers and Privileges Committee Chairperson.

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Floyd Shivambu withdraws his middle finger

Thursday 18 September 2014 15:08

EFF Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu has withdrawn the middle finger after flipping the bird at Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament on Wednesday

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EFF committed to making Parly chaotic: ANC

Thursday 18 September 2014 05:07

The ANC has accused the Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) of having committed itself to undermining Parliament through chaotic conduct.

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Ellen Tshabalala says she will co-operate with the inquiry about her qualifications.
SABC chair will co-operate with ‘qualifications inquiry’

Wednesday 17 September 2014 10:45

Parliament wants to suspend SABC board chair,  Ellen Tshabalala.

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Motion rejected after hot debate in Parliament

Tuesday 16 September 2014 21:12

The National Assembly has rejected the motion of no confidence brought by some of the opposition parties against Speaker Baleka Mbete.

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Deadline for new immigration laws extended

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:02

Government will extend the deadline for the introduction of parts of the new immigration laws.

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French PM Valls wins confidence vote in parliament

Tuesday 16 September 2014 19:22

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls won a parliamentary confidence vote on his reshuffled government on Tuesday, according to the vote tally read out by the parliament speaker.

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Only President Zuma can suspend SABC chair: Lawyers

Tuesday 16 September 2014 15:40

SABC Board chairperson Zandile Ellen Tshabalala is to be suspended pending the findings of an official inquiry into her conduct for lying about her academic qualifications.

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 Zuma couldn't complete his oral reply to questions in the Assembly a few weeks ago,  after EFF MPs disrupted the House.
Zuma's hectic schedule delays question, answer session

Tuesday 16 September 2014 12:15

President Jacob Zuma may not be able to answer questions in the National Assembly before the second parliamentary session comes to an end this week.

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Baleka Mbete is Speaker of the Assembly and ANC Chairperson.
Baleka Mbete defends dual role

Tuesday 16 September 2014 11:30

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has defended her dual role as Speaker of the Assembly and ANC Chairperson following strong criticism from opposition parties.

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Baleka Mbete has become the first Speaker of Parliament to have a first motion of no-confidence against the Speaker in the 20 years of South Africa's democracy.
Opposition parties to rally against Parliamentary Speaker

Monday 15 September 2014 20:44

The National Assembly will on Tuesday debate a motion of no-confidence against Speaker Baleka Mbete by some opposition parties.

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Lesotho MPs to hold demonstration in Maseru

Monday 15 September 2014 09:00

Lesotho MPs are expected to hold a demonstration in the capital Maseru on Monday.

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Motion of no confidence, ploy to discredit ANC: Mbete

Monday 15 September 2014 04:49

National Assembly speaker, Baleka Mbete, says the 'motion of no confidence' tabled against her by the DA and several opposition parties, is a ploy to discredit the ANC.

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SIU recommends prosecution over Nkandla saga

Sunday 14 September 2014 15:30

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has recommended that three former Public Works senior accounting officers be prosecuted over the Nkandla saga.

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McBride must brief parly on Phiyega recommendations: DA

Sunday 14 September 2014 14:06

IPID director Robert McBride must brief Parliament on the investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the DA said on Sunday.

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Former Public Works Minister Geoff Doidge has denied all allegations against him regarding the Nkandla upgrades.
Former minister denies fast tracking Nkandla upgrades

Sunday 14 September 2014 13:03

Former Public Works Minister Geoff Doidge has denied that he issued any instructions or threats to Public Works officials to expedite the Nkandla Security upgrading project.

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The Special Investigating Unit required president Zuma to answer 15 questions.
Zuma denies appointing Nkandla architect

Sunday 14 September 2014 10:13

President Zuma has denied that he was involved in the appointment of Minenhle Makhanya and three other contractors who were involved in security upgrades at his Nkandla residence.

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Three accounts created in Baleka Mbete's name were found on three different social media sitess.
"Ignore fake social media accounts in Mbete's name"

Saturday 13 September 2014 09:42

Parliament has warned members of the public to ignore fake social media accounts which have been created in the name of National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete.

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It is said Nkandla security upgrade costs soared from an initial estimate of some R27 million to some R216 million
Architect blamed for Nkandla costs

Friday 12 September 2014 15:04

The SIU's final report on the Nkandla controversy has placed the blame for the soaring cost of upgrades to President Jacob Zuma private home on his architect Minenhle Makhanya.

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