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Andisiwe Makinana
Government to remember Madiba
Government to remember Madiba
The government and the Nelson Mandela Foundation are calling on South Africans to commemorate the first anniversary of former president Nelson...
EFF to disrupt Sona if Zuma continues his no-show
EFF to disrupt Sona if Zuma continues his no-show
The acrimonious relationship between the Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete and Economic Freedom Fighters MP Floyd Shivambu came to a...
ANC seeks to 'pay back' EFF MPs - with suspension
ANC seeks to 'pay back' EFF MPs - with suspension
The special sitting of the National Assembly called by speaker Baleka Mbete is scheduled to last a mere 25 minutes, seemingly to ensure that EFF...
Opposition unites against EFF MPs' suspension
Opposition unites against EFF MPs' suspension
When Julius Malema and his party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), were elected to Parliament in May this year, he vowed that Parliament will...
Parliament rejects motion to censure Zuma over no-show
Parliament rejects motion to censure Zuma over no-show
The National Assembly rejected a motion to censure President Jacob Zuma for an alleged failure to comply with the rules of the House.
Parliamentary peace accord in tatters
Parliamentary peace accord in tatters
The parliamentary peace accord struck between the ruling ANC and opposition parties on Tuesday is in tatters.
Motion to rebuke Zuma's 'no show' postponed
Motion to rebuke Zuma's 'no show' postponed
The much-awaited debate on the motion to censure President Jacob Zuma was postponed by the National Assembly on Tuesday night following an...
Ramaphosa: Bearer of political solutions to Parliament's problems
Ramaphosa: Bearer of political solutions to Parliament's problems
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs facing suspension without pay from Parliament after chanting "pay back the money" to President Jacob Zuma...
Parliament defends police action; DA, EFF go the legal route
Parliament defends police action; DA, EFF go the legal route
Parliament justified calling the police to remove an Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MP from the National Assembly on Thursday night, saying this...
Parliament in a brawl as police remove EFF MP
Parliament in a brawl as police remove EFF MP
A volatile sitting of the National Assembly ended abruptly and in tears, with fists flying as public order police dragged a female Economic Freedom...
Order! Mbete decision throws Parliament into chaos
Order! Mbete decision throws Parliament into chaos
The National Assembly was again thrown into chaos when MPs objected to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's attempts to change the order of the...
Parliament won't probe Mbete's Gold Fields BEE deal
Parliament won't probe Mbete's Gold Fields BEE deal
The joint committee on ethics and members’ interests did not investigate whether Baleka Mbete breached the code of conduct for...