SABC News - Parliament


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


 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.


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.


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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