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Where are constituency offices in a crisis?

Most political parties have not made their constituents aware of how to gain access to their members of Parliament

I will be a president for all South Africans — Ramaphosa

In the build-up to the election of the president, the DA had intimated that it would put its own candidate, but it was not to be.

LIVESTREAM: Sona debate gets underway

MPs will from Tuesday have a chance to examine and discuss President Ramaphosa's State of the Nation address

Off to Parliament, educated or not

After a spat between MPs over post-school qualifications, the M&G dataset reveals more than half of MPs have university degrees

WATCH LIVE: MPs debate Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address

​Members of Parliament will spend Monday debating President Cyril Ramaphosa's February 16 State of the Nation Address.

Mmusi Maimane keeps his cool as ethics issue hots up

Matuma Letsoalo speaks to the Democratic Alliance leader as he puts out fires.

Parliament: The good, the bad and the fair to middling

Our National Assembly is less democracy in action than it is democratic inaction.

SA 2nd on list of African countries with most female MPs

Despite gains, the overall picture is of an excruciatingly slow pace in increasing women's participation in the African political space, surveys show.

From housing to travel, MPs learn about perks of the job

Top-of-the-range tech equipment, state equipment and free flights form part of MPs' salary packages.

EFF shakes up Parliament on first day

Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters has been at the centre of a number of controversies on the first day of the new Parliament.

Baleka Mbete sworn in as speaker of the House

ANC national chair Baleka Mbete is the uncontested new speaker of the National Assembly after receiving more than 70% of the votes.

An alternative member of Parliament oath

To everyone I owe my new credit limit to, I swear allegiance. So help me Jacob.

Chief justice swears in fifth Parliament’s MPs

Parliament's 400 new and returning MPs have been sworn in, with newcomers including Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu.

Baleka Mbete for deputy president number two?

The ANC may have to go begging to the opposition to make Baleka Mbete SA's second deputy president, given that her name appears on the national list.

Meet some of your new MPs

The ANC's Jackson Mthembu is already planning his memoirs, while Agang seemed a little confused about which members were headed for Parliament.

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R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

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