'You can't moer the problem away,' says EFF in debate on corporal punishment
MPs were debating increasing levels of violence, drugs and sexual abuse in schools in one of two mini-plenary sittings in the National Assembly on Thursday.
Strike the only way to make SAA listen to grievances, say unions
Three thousand workers belonging to Numsa and the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) are expected to embark on a strike over wages and job cuts on Friday.
Unions serve SAA with 48-hour strike notice
The announcement comes just hours after the South African Airways board warned industrial action could sound the death knell for the struggling airline.
SAA can't table financial statements for fear of audit disclaimer, MPs told
Members of the SAA board and management on Wednesday briefed Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts about the reasons for the non-tabling of annual statements.
EFF questions Parliament celebrating 'lily-white' Bok RWC victory
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has again criticised the Springboks and the wave of positivity following their Rugby World Cup triumph.
MPs to grill candidates for deputy PP position
The eight candidates were nominated from a list of 19 who were deemed to meet the legal requirements for the post.
Thandi Modise to the Boks: ‘You’ve made us forget about racial tensions, GBV’
The players were greeted by cheers from Parliament officials and visitors.
Municipalities owed over R100bn, Parliament told
National Treasury chief director TV Pillay told MPs the worst-performing municipalities were also owed a R150 billion in unpaid debt, and this had a serious impact on revenues.
AG names municipalities most guilty of massive irregular expenditure
National Treasury said the worst-performing municipalities owed a whopping R150 billion in debt.
Mabuza says over R1bn needed for Vaal River pollution crisis
Deputy President David Mabuza was responding to oral questions in the National Council of Provinces this afternoon.
Motshekga appeals to MPs to put aside differences for land expropriation bill
The parliamentary committee tasked with initiating and introducing legislation to allow for land expropriation without compensation has held a workshop to gather information on how to draft the bill.
Bill on land expropriation to be open for public comment soon
The ad hoc committee is tasked with coming up with a way to change Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation.
State-owned land must be distributed by all 3 spheres of govt - De Lille
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille said that state-owned land was being transferred by her department to support the land reform programme.
SABC opts for skills audit over retrenchments in turnaround strategy
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said the SABC would look at at a number of ways to generate revenue, as well as doing away with unnecessary costs.
Govt wants prepaid water metres installed as residents refuse to pay
Cooperative governance and traditional affairs deputy minister Parks Tau said the bulk of water losses were as a result of damaged infrastructure.
Economic cluster ministers set for NCOP grilling over land expropriation, SABC
Economic cluster ministers, like Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille, can expect a number of questions from members of the NCOP, from whether any land will be expropriated in terms of the proposed Expropriation Bill, to whether Section 25 of the Constitution will be amended.
Mboweni: S.Africans must roll up their sleeves after Moody’s rating
Moody’s kept South Africa’s sovereign debt at BAA3, the lowest investment grade, but revised its outlook to negative, citing a deterioration in the economic growth outlook and rising debt.
Parly moves ahead with NHI Bill public hearings despite concerns over funding
Treasury’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement document published this week paints a gloomy picture of the country’s economy and states NHI costs would balloon by R33 billion.