Land hearings taking a toll on MPs
Committee co-chair Vincent Smiths says they underestimated the interest from South Africans on the issue of expropriation of land without compensation.
Vincent Smith says Malema & Lekota have smoked the peace pipe
Chairperson of the Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee Vincent Smith says the two politicians seem to have sorted out their differences.
Ipid reiterates call for independence from police minister
Ipid’s head of litigation Viceroy Maoka made a number of proposals to the committee which support the changes to the Ipid Act.
DA could reopen premier selection process
By Friday, the party had received a total of 31 applications from premier hopefuls.
Parliament condemns racist attacks on land hearings officials
The racist abuse has been attributed to disgruntled individuals who are opposed to the constitutional amendment to allow for land expropriation without compensation.
Cele: Hawks probing multiple cases in Steinhoff scandal
The charges are under the Corrupt Activities Act and relate to theft, fraud, extortion and forgery, among others.
MPs want less interference from police minister in Ipid head's position
The proposed legislation flows from a Constitutional Court ruling; the court found provisions authorising the police minister to suspend, take disciplinary steps or remove the Ipid head were invalid.
Labour Dept dismisses critics of Minimum Wage Bill
The department says the National Minimum Wage Bill should be implemented as it meets all constitutional requirements.
Land expropriation Parly committee given extra time
The National Council of Provinces passed a motion giving the committee an extra two months to look into expropriate land without compensation.
National minimum wage implementation date to be announced in 'due course'
Once the select committee has concluded its work, only then will it be possible to consider a date for promulgation of the bill as well as a date for the implementation of the national minimum wage.
Civil lawsuits strain Gauteng Health Dept’s finances
The Gauteng Health Department is facing a whopping R22 billion in legal claims.
Mokonyane: Damage to Eskom property during strike is economic sabotage
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has slammed striking workers following reports of damage to Eskom property during last week’s one-day strike.
Mapisa-Nqakula: SANDF firearms used in recent cash heist
In a written parliamentary reply, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says police recovered an R4 rifle belonging to the SANDF on the scene of a heist.
‘SA adoption processes favour foreign national applicants over locals’
In one case, a Parly committee found a situation where a Canadian family was allowed to adopt a child because it did not cry during the assessment process.
ANC MP shot dead in Roodepoort
Reports have identified him as a 40-year-old ANC Member of Parliament from Mpumalanga but police have not released his identity.
Minimum wage not a magic wand, says Cosatu
Cosatu says the minimum wage is not a magic wand that will make all worker problems magically disappear, but it will have a huge impact on workers.
Talks to end Eskom wage dispute to resume
Workers downed tools last week over Eskom's decision to implement a so-called zero percent wage increase for the year, citing financial difficulties.
NCOP asks Public Protector to probe Knysna Municipality corruption claims
The NCOP last week considered the matter following hearings and has now completed its report.