‘Majority of SA municipalities dysfunctional or in distress’
Zweli Mkhize says 27 district municipalities and a total of 55 municipalities are in distress, while 7% of the country’s municipalities are considered to be functioning properly.
David Mabuza ready for maiden Q&A session
David Mabuza's parliamentary counsellor Ebrahim Ebrahim said last week that he has gone through all questions and has drafted his responses.
Parliament starts process to amend Ipid Act
The amendments to the Ipid Act follow a 2017 Constitutional Court ruling that directed Parliament to amend the legislation.
Parliament shocked, disappointed by EC pit toilet death
Viwe Jali, a learner at Luna Primary in Mbizana, was found in the toilet on Tuesday after going missing for a day.
Deputy President David Mabuza to face MPs in Parliament
David Mabuza, who is also the new leader of government business, will be quizzed on various issues from moral regeneration to illicit financial flows.
Land reform, school safety tops Human Rights debate in Parliament
With Human Rights Day a week away, MPs debated the importance of defending the rights of South Africans in a country that’s rife with corruption and where school children are violent.
Abrahams ready to inform Zuma of corruption charges decision
Appearing before Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on Wednesday night, Shaun Abrahams refused to reveal to MPs exactly what his decision is, at least not until he's informed Zuma.
‘SA can learn how to overcome economic woes from other countries’
The first question to Cyril Ramaphosa was posed by MP Lusizo Makhubela-Mashele who asked what the country’s plan for economic recovery is.
MPs question necessity of inquiry into Zwane
The committee has, however, resolved to move ahead with its inquiry and will now write to National Assembly House Chair Cedric Frolick to request an evidence leader.
Hawks head confident more state capture suspects will be charged
Hawks acting head Yolisa Matakata says she is encouraged by whistle-blowers and officials who come forward to report acts of criminality in state departments.
Hawks handling hundreds of criminal cases involving SOEs & govt depts
Hawks head Yolisa Matakata says she is encouraged by whistleblowers and officials who come forward to report acts of criminality in state departments.
Parly committee: Zwane not off the hook over state capture allegations
The Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee will discuss the terms of reference for its own inquiry into former Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.
New bill to regulate distribution of online content slammed
The Films and Publications Amendment Bill was passed and will allow the Films and Publications Board to regulate content placed online by users.
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.