DA: Mkhwebane's bid to stop inquiry into competence frivolous, case flawed
The official opposition and National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise on Thursday spelled out their arguments in the Western Cape High Court on why Mkhwebane should face a parliamentary inquiry into her fitness to hold office.
All Chapter 9 institutions accountable to National Assembly, Modise tells court
Advocate Andrew Breitenbach, representing Speaker Thandi Modise, said that being accountable to Parliament was not only limited to reporting to it once a year.
'Certain MPs are biased against me,' Mkhwebane tells High Court
Mkhwebane’s application to stop an inquiry into her competency continues in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday morning.
Judge questions Mkhwebane's claims of DA vendetta against her
The Western Cape High Court is hearing an urgent application to halt a parliamentary inquiry into her fitness to hold office.
Court hears PP's bid to halt Parly inquiry into her fitness to hold office
The Western Cape High Court is hearing the matter today after a five-month delay as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.
AFU to help Eskom recoup nearly R4bn from former execs, board members
Last week, the Special Investigating unit and power company went to the High Court in Pretoria to fight for the funds said to be looted by ex-officials and the Gutpa family.
De Ruyter: Eskom may not be able to recover all the funds from ex-execs, Guptas
However, he said that the power utility would continue pursuing former board members to recover about R3.8 billion.
Power cuts to carry on into next year, warns Eskom's De Ruyter
Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter told the Cape Town Press Club that the power cuts were a symptom of underlying instability at Eskom.
Scopa calls for public adjudication process for all tenders
The finance watchdog on Friday said the adjudication process had become necessary due to claims of irregularities in the awarding of tenders related to the battle against the pandemic.
Members of the public encouraged to comment on shortlisted AG candidates
The committee this week concluded shortlisting candidates to replace Kimi Makwetu.
MPs debate suitability of shortlisted AG candidates
The ad hoc committee on the appointment of the AG met on Wednesday to consider eight shortlisted candidates as well as the selection process, as the term of current AG Kimi Makwetu ends at the end of November.
Deputy AG Tsakani Maluleke in the running to replace Kimi Makwetu
A parliamentary ad hoc committee on the appointment of the Auditor General met on Tuesday to consider the names, as well as the selection process.
Parliament shortlists 7 candidates to replace Kimi Makwetu as Auditor-General
The ad hoc committee dealing with the appointment of the new AG met on Tuesday.
Govt PPE procurement to be main feature this week in Parly
Members of Parliament will embark on constituency work after four months of virtual meetings and several sittings.
Parly’s police committee concerned by growing murder and rape stats
Police Minister Bheki Cele presented the crime statistics to Parliament’s police oversight committee on Friday morning, which reflected a general decrease in violent crime, but a 1.4% increase in murders.
Murder up by 1.4% but slight drop in serious crimes - Sitole
Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole has told Parliament’s police oversight committee on Friday morning that generally, serious offences have come down by 2.7% between last April and March 2020.
MPs critical of Zulu’s response to COVID-19 crisis, call for her resignation
Opposition MPs were responding to a ministerial statement delivered by Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu in the National Assembly, where she listed some of her department’s achievements.
Zulu: Govt has to be more accountable for COVID-19 relief funds
The Social Development Minister on Thursday delivered a ministerial statement in the National Assembly to report back to Parliament on work done by her department during the lockdown.