The pernicious claim is that because Parliament is elected any move to question its actions represents an undemocratic subversion of the popular will.
Parties have had enough of the disruptions in Parliament and want a quick solution to deal with disturbances, but the EFF says it is being targeted.
If Zuma was the little piggy in the nursery rhyme, he would laugh all the way to Nkandla. But what does it all mean, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
More than 200 members of Parliament decided that the president urgently needed a salary raise. It will be backdated to April.
The court, as in the other two cases lost by the speaker, showed a far greater commitment to free speech than had the speaker.
Our National Assembly is less democracy in action than it is democratic inaction.
The president downplayed demands that he address Nkandla and release the Marikana report during his response to the presidency budget vote debate.
It's disconcerting when our Constitution's founding mothers misconstrue the rationale behind constitutional guarantees of MPs' freedom of speech.
MPs say transfer pricing, though legal, presents challenges when determining if firms have evaded taxation and they want the practice criminalised.
To act radically in the current South African situation requires a daring imagination in relation to manifold areas of hardship.
Readers speak out on nuclear safety, transformation and a visit to Parliament.
Our democracy suffers when the speaker of the National Assembly becomes a cheerleader for a particular party or for one particular individual.
We must see the evidence of how views held by some ANC top brass may have led to the death of people living and working in South Africa.
President Jacob Zuma is a man of the people – connected to our needs and desires. He’s a man for the crisis.
Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete has apologised for likening EFF leader Julius Malema to a cockroach at a recent ANC gathering in North West.
With the economy in a precarious state, and the load-shedding crisis adding to the country's woes, President Jacob Zuma is under pressure.
The ANC has accused opposition parties of disrupting Parliament with headline-seeking stunts as the EFF heads to the Concourt over its suspended MPs.