National Council Of Provinces

Toughen up party funding Bill, NGOs say

Secret donations may soon be a thing of the past if civil society groups get their way in Parliament

R20/hour a step closer for workers

The new green-lit labour laws include a provision for unions to decide on strikes by secret ballot

Parly disciplinary hearings loom for Bongo, Manana

ANC MP Amos Masondo confirmed he has referred Manana and Bongo to the subcommittee which organises disciplinary hearings

Cape Town investigation unit reinstated following shut down by De Lille

On Wednesday, the National Council of Provinces accepted a motion to see that the Special Investigation Unit gets back on its feet

Justice dept paid R24m for Zuma’s legal costs – Masutha

Last year in Parliament, Zuma refused to answer questions about his legal costs, and told the National Council of Provinces it was "not [his] problem"

Parly’s mining committee to conduct state capture probe

Parliament has decided to set up an oversight inquiry into state capture after Mosebenzi Zwane failed to pitch up and answer questions on Estina

MPs given a negative on nuclear

A parliamentary office says nuclear power is 16% pricier than the most expensive type of coal electricity production, despite Eskom's support for it.

EFF disrupts Parliament – again

President Jacob Zuma's Q&A session was cancelled after the EFF refused to let him speak until he'd answered their question on Nkandla repayment.

Ramaphosa shielded from Bashir questions

Cyril Ramaphosa dealt with wage inequality, growth strategies and government cost-cutting in his Q&A session, but not Omar al-Bashir's departure.

Zuma ‘schools’ EFF MPs on Nkandla

Snarky remarks, shouting matches and not so thinly veiled insults dominated President Jacob Zuma’s question and answer session in Parliament.

Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act

Government officials have begun to review the proposed changes to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act.

Modise takes newspaper to ombudsman over pigs statement

The National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has lodged a complaint with the Press Ombudsman against the Sowetan, a spokesperson said.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world