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Covid-19 screenings at Parliament as MPs meet despite gatherings ban

Parliament said it will convene only to pass legislation pertaining to Tito Mboweni’s budget Bill before MPs adjourn for their constituency break

Gatherings of 100 banned but Parliament will sit to pass budget

Parliamentary leaders are expected to meet this week to discuss the impact of restrictions on the work of the legislative branch of Government.

Is Parliament suspended? Political parties in the dark after coronavirus gatherings ban

Hundreds of legislators won’t be able to meet in parliamentary chambers after restrictions on gatherings to curb the spread of Covid-19 disease

Zuma lawyers confirm he will not be attending Sona

The former president’s lawyers say they do not know how where Parliament obtained the information about his attendance

CRL Rights Commission to go to ConCourt after Ngcobo massacre

The commission said it wanted to determine whether religious regulation was within Parliament's constitutional mandate, following the shooting

‘Shadow cabinet’ will light the way, says DA’s Mazibuko

Defying accusations of pretentiousness, the DA says its shadow cabinet "will help restore Parliament to its rightful place in our democracy".

Ad hoc decision stalls ‘secrecy Bill’

Opposition parties say parliament has been caught napping in the processing of the controversial legislation.

ANC slams opposition for missing ethics meetings

The African National Congress (ANC) has issued a sharply worded statement attacking opposition parties for failing to turn up at scheduled meetings of Parliament's joint committee on ethics and members' interests. The committee is responsible for issuing the annual statement of the interests of members of both houses.

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High court grants Dlamini-Zuma leave to appeal adverse ruling on tobacco ban

The court held that the ongoing state of disaster meant there was public interest in the legal test applied to measures taken to contain the pandemic

Concourt to hear Zondo commission’s application for contempt order against Zuma on March 25

The former president has one week to file answering papers in the application that also seeks a prison sentence imposed on him

Koko maintains he had no idea he was exchanging emails with a man likely to be Salim Essa

On his fourth appearance before the commission, the former Eskom CEO maintains he was tricked into sharing company information with a third party

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