Civil society groups demand govt extend and increase R350 relief grant
Close to 80 organisations said the COVID-19 social relief of distress grant and the caregivers grant must be extended until the country had a comprehensive plan for guaranteed basic incomes.
DA hopes to start proceedings to remove Mkhwebane next week
"I think that today's proceedings will simply embolden the Speaker to start that process very, very soon, as soon as next week if the names are in front of her."
Mkhwebane loses court bid to halt Parly proceedings to impeach her
It was a definitive moment for the Public Protector as Friday’s High Court ruling paved the way for the inquiry to proceed.
MPs resume public hearings to tackle Constitutional rights relating land reform
The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown had halted the process. Its term expired in May before it could complete its mandate.
Land debate: Ad hoc committee set up to amend Section 25 of Constitution
The committee met for the first time since its reestablishment to discuss its programme for public hearings which start in October.
MPs want De Lille to be charged for Beitbridge border fence saga
That’s the view of MPs serving on the public works oversight committee which has inspected the controversial infrastructure.
Scopa calls on Treasury to finalise report into Beitbridge border fence
The committee on Tuesday expressed concerns on the delay, saying it wanted to finalise the controversial R40 million failed Department of Public Works and Infrastructure project.
Mapisa-Nqakula: Beitbridge border fence is useless
Defence force officials have told Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) that the fence was the responsibility of the Public Works Department.
De Lille finds herself in Scopa crosshairs over Beitbridge border fence saga
Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille’s directive to have the Beitbridge border fence erected has again come under sharp focus from ANC and DA members.
Scopa labels Beitbridge border fence a disgrace and sham
MPs have compared the fence to the Berlin Wall where people tried to cross into West Germany seeking a better life during the Cold War.
ANC: Parliament almost ready to return to normal
When the final term of Parliament starts today, it will be almost eight months since members held meetings in the same venue and not virtually.
Myeni did Zuma’s bidding at Eskom while SAA chair, Zondo told
This according to former Eskom consultant Nicholas Linnell, who gave evidence at the state capture commission on Monday.
Zondo inquiry hears how Zuma wanted probes and suspensions at Eskom
Consultant Nicholas Linnell has told the Zondo Commission how former South African Airways (SAA) chairperson Dudu Myeni facilitated discussions around affairs at the power utility.
Nicholas Linnell: I worked for Dudu Myeni, but was not her ‘fixer’
Nicholas Linnell has today given evidence at the state capture inquiry about his involvement as a consultant in a number of state entities, including SAA and Eskom.
Vincent Smith initially didn’t want to meet with Bosasa bosses, inquiry told
That is according to evidence presented by another ANC MP Cedric Frolick, who appeared before the state capture commission on Friday.
ANC MP Cedrick Frolick denies receiving kickbacks from Bosasa
The state capture commission on Friday heard more evidence linked to the company, which now trades as African Global Operations.
Didiza: State land available for leasing in all provinces, except WC & Gauteng
In the next two weeks, government will issue notices for the leasing of almost 900 state farms measuring about 700,000 hectares.
700,000 hectares of state-owned land now available to the public
Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, said in the next two weeks, government would issue advertisement notices of 896 farms totalling 700,000 hectares of under-utilised or vacant state land.