Health Dept to oversee incineration of listeria-linked products
South Africa is in the grips of what the World Health Organization describes as the worst listeria outbreak in recorded history.
MPs clash on who should take the blame for water crisis
Lawmakers want the national government to do more such as bolstering relief efforts.
‘Day zero now DA zero’
The NFP’s Shaik Emam says the Public Protector should be called in to investigate the water crisis in CT and the WC and demanded government play a bigger role in solving the crisis.
DA demands proof of Gigaba illness after Parly no-show
The DA wanted answers from Malusi Gigaba about the early naturalisation of the Gupta family, something the minister denies ever happened.
Parliament hits out at Ingonyama Trust Board over its plans on land certificates
The board was briefing the committee on its intention to convert permission-to-occupy certificates on its land to long-term rental agreements.
EFF MPs ejected from Parliament for calling Gigaba a pathological liar
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has come under fire from the opposition for failing to pitch for a National Assembly question and answer session.
Public Protector Mkhwebane says won’t resign despite calls for her to do so
Mkhwebane on Tuesday faced a barrage of questions from MPs on both her Estina Dairy farm investigation and her CIEX report into Absa and the South African Reserve Bank.
Mkhwebane defends investigation into Estina dairy farm project
Some MPs have called for the Estina investigation to be re-opened to include the Gupta leaks.
MPs to debate SARB ownership
Parliament’s Justice Committee says it’s concerned about statements made by Mkhwebane on recent investigations including one into the Estina Dairy Farm.
MPs question NPA’s delayed action into Estina Dairy farm probe
Now parliament's Justice and Correctional Services committee, as well as its Police Committee, will convene a special joint meeting on Wednesday to discuss the matter.
Parliament to hold special meeting over delay in Estina arrests
Justice portfolio committee chairperson Mathole Motshekga says Shaun Abrahams' legal woes and calls for his removal have no material bearing on next week’s meeting.
MPs raise concerns over SA troops’ working conditions in DRC
MPs on the joint standing committee on Defence want to see for themselves the conditions that South African soldiers are working under, so they’re planning a visit the DRC to assess the situation.
Ramaphosa promises to consult traditional leaders on land issue
President Cyril Ramaphosa conceded that the ANC government has in the past failed to consult traditional leaders on critical issues.
Ramaphosa: No need to panic because of land expropriation
Ramaphosa has raised concerns over reports that certain South African organisations are approaching international investors warning them about South Africa and its new land policy.
Cele dismisses calls for S Africans to arm themselves in wake of Ngcobo attack
Police Minister Bheki Cele says that this could lead South Africa down a dangerous path like America, where gun crime is rampant.
Bheki Cele: Ngcobo massacre suspects have confessed
The new Police Minister delivered his first ministerial statement in Parliament today, a day after his visit to the Eastern Cape town where the massacre took place.
Optimum coal mine management fails to appear before Parly committee
The Gupta-owned Optimum coal mine has come under the spotlight in Parliament on Wednesday morning for its failure to pay workers.
Finance Minister Nene admits being unsure about return to politics
While not new to the task, Nhlanhla Nene says that he will need a bit of orientation as he takes up the position again, amid pressure to stave off further ratings downgrades.