The defence force rejected reports that South African National Defence Force troops in Darfur were threatened to prevent the arrest of Omar al-Bashir.
The Local government Association declared a dispute with Treasury to release of R1-billion to 39 municipalities whose funding is being withheld.
The Western Cape High Court has ruled that the Powers and Privileges Act is only applicable to non-members of Parliament.
Cabinet ministers have downplayed the alleged signal jamming incident during the state of the nation address, calling it a "technical glitch".
South African media houses will go to court to prevent any future attempts to unlawfully block communication signals during parliamentary sessions.
The presidency will not comment on a report saying that Zuma will only respond to the SIU on Nkandla if served with a legal warning.
Justice Minister Michael Masutha has called on the National Prosecuting Authority to halt infighting and resolve the fate of NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana.
President Jacob Zuma has chosen his new executive, complete with promotions, demotions and sackings.
ANC national chair Baleka Mbete is the uncontested new speaker of the National Assembly after receiving more than 70% of the votes.
Parliament's 400 new and returning MPs have been sworn in, with newcomers including Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu.