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ANC seeks to ‘pay back’ EFF MPs – with suspension

A 25 minute special sitting of the National Assembly has been convened, seemingly to ensure EFF MPs are suspended without pay before the holidays.

Opposition unites against EFF MPs’ suspension

The ANC's attempt to censure the EFF MPs who chanted "pay back the money" was pushed back by a united front from the opposition parties in Parliament.

Parliament defends police action; DA, EFF go the legal route

National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete said Thursday night's events were a culmination of a build-up, and resulted in what the "law actually allows".

Parliament in a brawl as police remove EFF MP

Police removed an EFF MP from the National Assembly after she refused to withdraw a statement that Zuma is a thief.

Order! Mbete decision throws Parliament into chaos

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete found herself at the centre of another storm when she tried to change the day's order paper at the last minute.

SABC chair suspension decision left in Zuma’s hands

A parliamentary committee's decision to suspend SABC chairperson Zandile Tshabalala has been overruled, leaving the decision up to the president.

EFF ‘kangaroo court’ may draw back the curtain on democracy

The disciplinary hearing of the "Pay back the money" EFF MPs may be held in public, if all involved agree.

EFF MPs charged for Parliament fracas

Parliament's powers and privileges committee has charged 20 EFF MPs for refusing to leave the National Assembly chamber when ordered to do so.

EFF: Ramaphosa has blood on his hands

EFF leaders were ejected from the National Assembly as they refused to withdraw statements that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is a murderer.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

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Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

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Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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