MPs mull removal process for Chapter 9 institution heads
The subcommittee on the review of National Assembly rules met again on Friday to discuss a road map for the proposed process that will enable Parliament to remove a Public Protector and AG.
Cabinet discussed Mboweni's economic growth paper - Mthembu
Minister Jackson Mthembu said the document, which had been criticised by some in the ANC alliance, only came before Cabinet this week to give interested parties an opportunity to make inputs.
Ramaphosa turns to business, MPs to help fight gender-based violence
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed a joint sitting of the National Assembly and NCOP on Wednesday on gender-based violence, where he put forward a number of initiatives to combat femicide and violence against women and children.
Bheki Cele grilled in Parly over latest crime stats
Police committee chairperson Tina Joemat-Pettersson questioned police officials on how they intended fighting gender-based violence.
#AmINext: Ramaphosa to address joint sitting of Parliament on GBV
Ramaphosa called for the joint sitting of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces to focus on the crisis of gender-based violence and femicide.
Sars rebuilding to take time, Kieswetter tells MPs
Sars Commissioner Edward Kieswetter briefed Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday on the progress in implementing the Nugent Commission's recommendations.
Sars still after Moyane for legal costs he personally incurred
Tom Moyane was dismissed from his position as Sars commissioner following recommendations of the Nugent commission.
DA proposes legislative reforms to end gender-based violence
The party's proposals followed the high-profile murders and rapes of women in recent weeks.
Sars making ‘substantial progress' in implementing Nugent recommendations
Sars Commissioner Edward Kieswetter briefed Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance where he also spoke about operational matters and the rebuilding of the revenue service.
Ramaphosa calls for joint sitting to find new ways of combatting GBV
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise and NCOP chairperson Amos Masondo have both received the letter about the sitting, which is scheduled for Wednesday.
Lack of consequence against financial mismanagement in govt is 'very costly'
Kimi Makwetu briefed the standing committee on the Auditor-General during a workshop on the work of the institution and the Public Audit Act which came into effect in April.
South Africans have 'no idea' what they are breathing
The Department of Environmental Affairs has told Parliament the lack of monitoring meant previous laws never looked at how South Africans were meant to be protected in terms of air quality.
Makwetu: Officials of AG office require independence not to be influenced
Kimi Makwetu briefed the Standing Committee on the Auditor-General on Friday during a workshop on the work of the institution and the Public Audit Act.
Cele vows SAPS will halve violent crime over next 10 years
This follows Thursday’s release of the latest annual crime stats which have shown a worrying increase in murder and other contact offences.
Concerns over number of children involved in crimes
The latest crime statistic showed how 736 of the over 21,000 murders recorded by police between April last year and March this year were committed by children.
Parly police committee calls for review of policing after crime stats
The committee said it’s unacceptable that there’s a general increase in crime every year, but no cutting-edge strategies to fight it.
SA is at war with itself – MPs react to latest crime stats
South Africa recorded over 21,000 murders for the 2018/2019 year, an increase of 686 murders from the previous year.
Not very rosy: Crime stats show murder on the rise
The latest crime figures showed an increase in contact crimes such as murder, sexual offences and robbery with aggravating circumstance.