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MPs given a negative on nuclear
MPs given a negative on nuclear
"Any decision to proceed further with the nuclear build programme will only take place after the request for proposal process has been completed,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in Parliament during a question session on Wednesday...
EFF disrupts Parliament - again
EFF disrupts Parliament - again
South Africa's democracy is under attack and the Economic Freedom Fighters cannot continue to defy the speaker's authority without being red...
Ramaphosa shielded from Bashir questions
Ramaphosa shielded from Bashir questions
An argument that it was the public's right to know did little to sway National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise from allowing...
Zuma 'schools' EFF MPs on Nkandla
Zuma 'schools' EFF MPs on Nkandla
On Thursday President Jacob Zuma had to again address the question of his homestead Nkandla and the Marikana report in the National Council of...
Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act
Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act
A South African ministerial panel has started reviewing a new law to regulate the energy industry with a view to ensuring it doesn't discourage...
Modise takes newspaper to ombudsman over pigs statement
Modise takes newspaper to ombudsman over pigs statement
Spokesperson Neo Moepi said the newspaper distorted Modise's statement on animals that were found abandoned on her farm over the weekend. ...
​Former NW premier Modise elected NCOP chair
​Former NW premier Modise elected NCOP chair
Former North West premier Thandi Modise was elected chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.
Employment Equity Bill passed despite DA objections
Employment Equity Bill passed despite DA objections
The ANC has celebrated the passing of the Employment Equity Amendment Bill by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday, slamming the...
E-tolling plan put on hold pending new amendment
E-tolling plan put on hold pending new amendment
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has proposed an amendment which would give Parliament more say in the determination of toll prices....
How the NCOP struck a (minor) blow for democracy
How the NCOP struck a (minor) blow for democracy
As the Protection of State Information Bill moved a step closer to the statute book law last month, with most National Council of Provinces'...
Secrecy Bill one step closer to becoming law
Secrecy Bill one step closer to becoming law
The proposed Protection of State Information Bill is one step closer to becoming a law as the Parliament committee processing the Bill finalised its...
Secrecy Bill is 'one or two meetings away'
Secrecy Bill is 'one or two meetings away'
The controversial Bill will soon become law. The ANC has indicated that it has gone as far as it could to accommodate input into and in amending the...

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