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Nehawu members protest outside the locked gates of parliament under the watchful eye of police
Cosatu vows to shut down parly in solidarity with Nehawu

Monday 30 November 2015 14:19

Cosatu Provincial Secretary in the Western Cape, Tony Ehrenreich, says if the Nehawu dispute is not resolved on Monday, no one will be allowed to come into Parliament on Tuesday.


Maimane slams Zuma's cabinet

Friday 27 November 2015 23:06

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says President Jacob Zuma has presided over the worst performing Cabinet in 21 years.


Phahlane presents new findings on SAPS crime stats

Friday 27 November 2015 22:51

Possible discrepancies in the 2014/2015 police crime statistics have come to the surface.


Police are monitoring the Nehawu parliamentary staff strike.
Strong police presence in Parliament as Nehawu strike continues

Friday 27 November 2015 12:48

There is still a strong police presence in the Parliamentary precinct as members of Nehawu threaten to return to the gates of Parliament.


It is believed that the two officers are under fire for supporting suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega before Parliament.
Issued suspension letters supported: SAPU

Friday 27 November 2015 11:19

SAPU says it supports the decision of SAPS management to serve letters of intention to suspend on Nobubele Mbekela & police spokesperson Solomon Makgale.


 Striking Nehawu workers have disrupted parliamentary proceedings this week.
Nehawu hopeful for a solution to parliamentary strike

Friday 27 November 2015 06:12

Nehawu Chairperson in Parliament S'thembiso Tembe says he is confident that a deal will soon be reached between Parliament and the union to end the on-going strike by parliamentary staff.


Zuma welcomes Auditor General's report

Thursday 26 November 2015 22:11

President Jacob Zuma says while irregular and wasteful expenditure was down, it remained exorbitant. Zuma says the Auditor General's findings must not be ignored.


The report was adopted by the National Assembly.
Parties reject report on causes of xenophobic violence

Wednesday 25 November 2015 23:05

Parliament has heard that socio-economic circumstances and crime are the main causes of violence against foreign nationals.


Gigaba to appoint Immigration Advisory Board

Wednesday 25 November 2015 22:37

The new concessions for visa regulations will only be effective by the end of January.


SA to push for legally binding agreement at COP21 conference

Wednesday 25 November 2015 20:29

South Africa will push for a legally binding agreement at the upcoming COP 21 conference in France.


Two high ranking police officers served with notices of suspension

Wednesday 25 November 2015 15:14

Two high ranking police officers have been served with notices of suspension following allegations that they had misled Parliament.


Protests by Nehawu workers disrupted parliamentary proceeedings on Tuesday.
Striking Nehawu workers urged to remain disciplined

Wednesday 25 November 2015 12:20

Nehawu Parliamentary Branch Chairperson Sthembiso Tembe has called on the workers to remain disciplined as they continue to protest outside the gates of Parliament.


 Nehawu disrupted proceedings at Parliament on Tuesday.
Parly disruptions prompt call for urgent meeting

Wednesday 25 November 2015 07:42

Ten opposition parties, excluding the DA and EFF, say they have written to the Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete to seek an urgent meeting with her on Wednesday.


Nehawu workers disrupted parliamentary proceedings on Tuesday.
Parliament to sit for extra days after Nehawu strike

Wednesday 25 November 2015 06:10

Parliament will sit for an extra two days after members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) disrupted proceedings again.


Nehawu is demanding performance bonuses.
Mbete laments Nehawu’s parliament disruption

Tuesday 24 November 2015 21:44

The Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete has described the disruptions by Trade Union Nehawu striking workers as unacceptable.


Riot police on standby in Parly

Tuesday 24 November 2015 17:32

Riot police have entered the Parliamentary precinct on Tuesday.


Nehawu members stage sit-in at Parliament

Tuesday 24 November 2015 14:29

Parliament faces further disruption as hundreds of Parliamentary support staff, led by Nehawu, stage a sit-in at the National Assembly Chamber.


Parliamentary proceedings have been suspended following disruptions by Nehawu workers.
Parliament strike disrupts committee meetings

Tuesday 24 November 2015 12:31

Hundreds of Parliamentary support staff led by National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) have disrupted committee meetings and a National Assembly sitting.


Nehawu workers are demanding performance bonuses for support staff.
Nehawu vows to intensify Parliament strike

Tuesday 24 November 2015 05:55

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has vowed to intensify its strike action on Tuesday.


Another salary increase for President Zuma?

Saturday 21 November 2015 07:38

The Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers has recommended yet another 5% salary increase for President Jacob Zuma.


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