Baleka Mbete

 
Dubious comrades sent by the ANC to head parliamentary committees
Dubious comrades sent by the ANC to head parliamentary committees
Prominent politicians in Jacob Zuma’s administration have made spectacular returns to Parliament, as the ANC announced who it will be nominating...
Show women that you care, Mr President
Show women that you care, Mr President
National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete once famously said that South Africa now has a culture of “zero tolerance for no women in politics”....
Income tax law leaves widows poorer
Income tax law leaves widows poorer
Widows of deceased government employees say the current tax law is making them poorer.
Now that MPs’ jobs are done, the real campaigning starts
Now that MPs’ jobs are done, the real campaigning starts
The final sitting of the National Assembly has set the tone for a bruising six-week battle for political parties ahead of the May 8 general...
Mkhwebane takes on Mboweni over treasury DG remarks
Mkhwebane takes on Mboweni over treasury DG remarks
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is not pleased with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's comments on a remedial action issued against treasury...
Point of order, Madam Speaker!
Point of order, Madam Speaker!
Baleka Mbete always appears nervous when she steps into the speaker’s chair in the National Assembly.
I would not lie about meeting Guptas — Gordhan
I would not lie about meeting Guptas — Gordhan
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will write to the Speaker of Parliament to clarify his controversial response to the Democratic...
Ramaphosa corrects Bosasa contract responses
Ramaphosa corrects Bosasa contract responses
President Cyril Ramaphosa has backtracked on a response he gave before the National Assembly 10 days ago over a R500 000 payment from Bosasa CEO...
Gigaba resigns as MP
Gigaba resigns as MP
Former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned as a member of Parliament, Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo has confirmed.
‘Down and out’ Bongo to sue Parliament for defamation
‘Down and out’ Bongo to sue Parliament for defamation
Former State Security Agency minister Bongani Bongo wants to take the speaker of Parliament to court over allegations that he attempted to bribe...
China gifts SA with R370bn
China gifts SA with R370bn
President Cyril Ramaphosa has secured nearly R370-billion in financing from the Chinese government towards an economic stimulus package.
Nene cracks down on unqualified local government officials
Nene cracks down on unqualified local government officials
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete with amendments to municipal regulations, allowing a new,...

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