Mthembu: Not necessary to use Parly Protection Services to eject journos
ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says journalists deserve an apology after being confronted by at least 16 parliamentary security officials stationed inside and outside a meeting venue.
Holomisa: PIC inquiry will make state capture probe look like Sunday picnic
President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the proclamation detailing the inquiry’s terms of reference earlier this month and it was published in the government gazette on Wednesday.
Parly committee proposes inquiry into early intervention at VBS Bank
The committee has set down 7 November for a meeting where it will ask the Hawks and the NPA to report back on progress in their investigations.
PIC inquiry to look into governance issues, investment decisions
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has been the focus of persistent reports about alleged improprieties and has been linked to dubious investments.
Terms of reference for PIC inquiry gazetted
In terms of the proclamation signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the inquiry will be headed by Justice Lex Mpati, the former president of the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Parly committee sets deadline for Hawks, NPA progress report on VBS Bank saga
Parliament’s Finance Committee says the VBS report is now largely in the hands of the Hawks and the NPA but the committee wants to hear what progress is being made.
Parly meeting into corruption, wrongdoing at Water Dept goes behind closed doors
The committee is to hear from the Special Investigating Unit and the Hawks about their probes, as well as from the National Prosecuting Authority on criminal proceedings.
SA's draft future energy needs plan comes under scrutiny in Parliament
The EIUG’s Seeralan Chinaboo says lower actual GDP growth means the costs of bringing new energy supply online will be higher.
Mboweni to detail govt plan over VBS Bank 'heist', Sars already looking at cases
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has slammed the role played by VBS Bank’s internal and external auditors and called for law enforcement agencies, as well as political parties, to deal speedily with those implicated in the scandal.
Mark Kingon says unaware of intelligence unit operating in Sars
Mark Kingon says as far as he knows, there is no intelligence unit operating either in Sars or at the State Security Agency on Sars’ behalf.
VBS Bank saga: Mboweni calls for speedy action by law enforcement agencies
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says law enforcement agencies must move rapidly against those implicated, while political parties should also look to those members who have been implicated.
Treasury DG: Misplaced memo contributed to irregular spending
Treasury and Sars are appearing before Parliament’s finance committee on Tuesday to discuss their annual reports and audited financial statements.
Ramaphosa to lay wreath with Sisulu family at Mama Albertina’s grave
A special church service is planned at the Orlando West Holy Cross Anglican Church in Soweto.
Radebe: Feedback on capping price of 93 octane expected next week
The government has proposed the move as the cost of crude oil soars, driving fuel prices to record highs.
Govt looks to make headway with new approach to digital broadcast migration
Cabinet on Wednesday approved a plan to work with the private sector and industry, which Mokonyane says will save billions of rands.
Digital migration: Govt abandons plan to buy set-top boxes
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says Cabinet on Wednesday approved a different approach to implementing the long-delayed broadcast digital migration project.
New hearings into land reform to take place in Parliament
About 42 organisations made oral submissions during the first round of public hearings in September, which followed countrywide hearings in all nine provinces.
Govt reaches out to SAPIA for advice on shielding poor from fuel hikes
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says the government is deeply concerned about the impact skyrocketing fuel prices are having, particularly, on the poor.