Spotlight on ANC MP Vincent Smith over 'private cash benefits'
While Smith has declared his private business interests to Parliament, he failed to inform the institution about specific cash benefits and the installation of a CCTV system at his private home.
ANC MP Vincent Smith declares business interests to Parly
Smith has no less than six listed directorships and partnerships in companies, according to Parliament's register of members' interests.
Mabuza: We won't tolerate looting of other people's property
Deputy President David Mabuza says that government is not going to tolerate the looting of foreign-owned shops in the country’s townships.
Sports Dept ready to fight for Semenya over testosterone rule
Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa was responding to a question in the National Assembly on Wednesday on what the government was doing for Semenya following the IAAF new female classification rule.
Women mostly affected by abuse in church, MPs hear
The Commission for the Promotion And Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious And Linguistic Communities on Wednesday briefed Parliament's police committee on gender violence.
'352 of 962 crime cases against women, children related to domestic violence'
The police portfolio committee has on Wednesday received a briefing from police, civil society and trade unions on crimes against women and children.
Motshekga axed, Smith in at 'disorganised' Parly justice committee meeting
MPs are discussing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office. Motshekga has been replaced by Vincent Smith.
Parly one step closer to repealing apartheid-era National Key Points Act
The piece of legislation came under scrutiny when it emerged that then president Jacob Zuma’s private Nkandla home had been declared a national key point.
Land expropriation: ‘SA won’t go down same route as Zimbabwe’
Public Works Deputy Minister Jeremy Cronin says the land debate is a very emotional issue and could be dangerous for the country if not managed correctly.
Public Works committee withdraws Expropriation Bill
Public Works Committee chairperson Humphrey Mmemezi says the bill was referred to Parliament on procedural grounds.
DTI looking into benefits of cannabis products for SA economy
Minister Rob Davies says the department recognises the potential value to be derived from commercial value chains of cannabis and products like oil and hemp.
‘Govt is properly communicating its message on land with the world’
Eyewitness News asked Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane how well she felt South Africa is managing its messaging on the land question, particularly abroad.
Mokonyane: SABC will generate revenue by broadcasting EPL games
The cash-strapped SABC announced it will screen live EPL football games every weekend from main rights holder Kwese Sports.
EFF questions credentials of firm hired to process land hearing submissions
Parliament says it hired a service provider to assist with analysing the submissions at the hearings which stand at 149,000.
Committee report: 59% against amending Constitution for land expropriation
The Constitutional Review Committee says those who made written submissions will now have a chance to make oral submissions before a report is finalised.
MPs send ill-prepared Eskom officials back to drawing board
The power utility officials were supposed to brief the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on deviations and expansions.
SAPS Crime Intelligence 'in disarray, still plagued by factionalism'
Crime Intelligence boss Major-General Peter Jacobs says the unit is still stuck in the dark ages with outdated technology that’s not up to standard.
Baleka Mbete swears in 12 new MPs
One of the new MPs is Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.