Government officials have begun to review the proposed changes to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act.
The National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has lodged a complaint with the Press Ombudsman against the Sowetan, a spokesperson said.
Thandi Modise has been elected unopposed as chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, with Raseriti Tau as her deputy.
The controversial Employment Equity Bill is ready to be signed into law despite the DA voting against it the second time around.
The NCOP has quietly put the South African National Roads Agency's plans to start the tolling of Gauteng's highways next month on hold.
By resisting pressure from the department of state security and introducing amendments, the NCOP has struck a blow for democracy.
The parliamentary committee processing the Protection of Information Bill has finalised its work and adopted the final report.
The ANC has indicated that it has gone as far as it could to accommodate input into and in amending the Protection of State Information Bill.
The National Council of Provinces hopes for agreement among parties when it produces its final draft of the Protection of State Information Bill.
Some political observers are cynical about the role of Parliament in general, and in particular when it comes to the National Council of Provinces.
At the third day of public hearings on the secrecy Bill, Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi has warned the Bill would change South Africa into a security state.
The need and usefulness of the provinces has been debated endlessly without reaching a conclusion.
The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef)'s submissions to the National Council of Provinces.
Service delivery woes took prevalence in Mamelodi at a public hearing on the Protection of State Information Bill, as residents became side-tracked.
South Africans can participate in the fight for freedom of expresson at the Constitutional Conference.
A biased report on the secrecy Bill hearings from Parliament's press office has sparked doubts over the service's ability to remain impartial.
Opposition politicians and activists have accused the ANC of manipulating hearings on the Protection of State Information Bill.
Politicians have been roasted during public hearings on the info Bill with some saying poor communication shows a gap between people and politicians.
The chairperson for the committee scrutinising the secrecy Bill says the April 8 deadline to finalise work on the Bill is not cast in stone.