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ANC's Khoza fears for children's safety amid threats

Sunday 21 May 2017 09:02

ANC Member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza has described the ANC Youth League's alleged threats against her as tragic in a democracy.


Kubayi wants SA to build a new oil refinery

Saturday 20 May 2017 06:26

Energy Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi said on Friday that she would seek approval from Cabinet later to initiate the building of a new oil refinery to reduce South Africa’s reliance on fuel imports.


Kubayi briefed journalists after delivering her department's R8.1 billion budgets in Parliament.
Energy Minister delivers budget speech

Friday 19 May 2017 18:13

Minister of Energy Mmamoloko Kubayi says those responsible for selling the country's fuel reserves will be investigated - and criminally charged if necessary.


Nkwinti says one of the most pressing questions facing government is establishing patterns of land ownership in the country.
Land Claims Commission could become Chapter Nine institution

Friday 19 May 2017 17:02

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says government is considering turning the Land Claims Commission into a Chapter Nine institution.


ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu calls for political parties private funding to be disclosed.
ANC wants ad hoc committee into political parties funding

Thursday 18 May 2017 20:43

The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament says it wants an Ad Hoc committee to be established to among others, look at doing away with anonymous donors or funders.


Judiciary under attack: DA MP

Thursday 18 May 2017 05:44

Democratic Alliance (DA) MP and member of the Justice Committee, Glynnis Breytenbach, says the judiciary continues to be under attack.


‘Venezuela issue not a threat to international peace’

Thursday 18 May 2017 05:21

South American members of the UN Security Council have rejected efforts to discuss Venezuela’s political turmoil in the body.


The airline says since the appointment of a full board and a R4.7 million government guarantee last year, there are some improvements in its finances.
SAA appears before the oversight committee on finance

Wednesday 17 May 2017 19:39

SAA has told Parliament's Oversight Committee on Finance that it is relying on lenders to survive. The airline was presenting its corporate plan, quarterly report to the committee.


The SABC's irregular expenditure stands at R5.1 billion.
SABC in dire need of money to survive

Wednesday 17 May 2017 17:32

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) desperately needs money to survive and pay its debt.


Minister withdraws request for financial guarantee for SABC

Wednesday 17 May 2017 12:52

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says she has withdrawn a request for a financial guarantee from Treasury for the SABC.


[WATCH] SABC briefs Scopa on irregular expenditure

Wednesday 17 May 2017 09:44

SABC briefs Scopa on matters related to irregular expenditure


McBride, the Executive Director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate accuses Phahlane of interfering in their investigations of alleged corruption against the commissioner.
Feud between McBride and Phahlane heats up in Parliament

Tuesday 16 May 2017 21:08

The feud between Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane and the Chief of Police Watchdog Robert McBride came to a head in Parliament on Tuesday.


Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane says Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi's allegations are not true.
Ngubane refutes Ramatlhodi allegations

Tuesday 16 May 2017 19:03

Eskom Board Chairperson Dr Ben Ngubane has denied allegations that he tried to blackmail Glencore to ensure that a Gupta company could take control of a coal mine.


McBride calls for Phahlane's suspension

Tuesday 16 May 2017 12:27

IPID head Robert McBride has recommended that Acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane be suspended.


Phahlane, McBride to appear in Parliament

Tuesday 16 May 2017 06:38

Acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane and IPID head Robert McBride will appear before Parliament's Police Portfolio Committee on Tuesday morning.


Opposition parties optimistic over ConCourt ruling

Tuesday 16 May 2017 05:26

Opposition parties say they are optimistic that the ConCourt will rule in their favour after arguing their case for a secret motion of no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma.


Reports on Molefe’s pay-out shocking, says Lawyer

Monday 15 May 2017 11:40

Pension funds lawyer, Rosemary Hunter, has described Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's pay-out as shocking.


Save South Africa’s Mark Heywood says the vigil is open to the public.
Save South Africa to hold night vigil outside Constitutional Court

Sunday 14 May 2017 17:58

Activists from civil organisation Save South Africa will hold a night vigil outside the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Sunday evening.


Zuma lacks accountability: SACP

Sunday 14 May 2017 06:45

Another senior SACP official has slammed President Jacob Zuma, soon after the party's Jeremy Cronin re-affirmed the SACP's call on the president to quit.


Numsa adds voice against Molefe’s re-appointment

Saturday 13 May 2017 11:29

Numsa has expressed its disappointment with public enterprises minister, Lynne Brown's acceptance of the Eskom Board's decision to re-appoint Brian Molefe as CEO.


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