The Democratic Alliance insists President Jacob Zuma was backed into a legal corner and had no choice but to offer to "pay back the money".
President Jacob Zuma has proposed a "solution" to the Nkandla scandal – a week before a court case brought against him is set to start.
The finance minister has rubished suggestions that the existence of a Sars "rogue" intelligence unit has been confirmed by KPMG.
Parliament has taken recourse to an interdict dating back to 2010 to prevent striking staff from disrupting the work of the legislature.
The ANC said Thuli Madonsela lacked wisdom and was risking the impartiality of her office by filing papers with the Constitutional Court over Nkandla.
The ANC has flat-out denied it was involved in any transactions between the embattled conglomerate and the party's funding arm.
The DA slammed SABC's decision to claim insurance towards the legal fees of the pair, whom it said had both lied about their qualifications.
The SABC has paid out more than R40-million in early termination packages over the past seven years.
MPs will debate a motion of impeachment against the president on September 1 for allowing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to leave South Africa.
The SABC's chief operations officer told MPs that journalists should be regulated, saying they lacked objectivity and were "lazy".