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MPs fume over energy department's 'boycott' of fuel price meeting
MPs fume over energy department's 'boycott' of fuel price meeting
Parliament’s portfolio committee on energy was left fuming on Tuesday morning when the department of energy failed to send any officials to its...
Explainer: What’s involved in changing the Constitution
Explainer: What’s involved in changing the Constitution
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the ANC will spearhead an amendment to section 25 of the country’s Constitution to outline more...
Britain's Brexit minister steps down in blow to May
Britain's Brexit minister steps down in blow to May
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a crisis in her cabinet on Monday after Brexit minister David Davis and two of his deputies resigned over...
Parliament to discuss Mkhwebane’s removal from office
Parliament to discuss Mkhwebane’s removal from office
The justice portfolio committee in Parliament will hear reasons from the Democratic Alliance on why public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane should be...
‘Move away from shallow history’
‘Move away from shallow history’
The school history curriculum must be reformed to include “problematic and controversial” subjects and themes in African history, to ensure...
Crackdown on obdurate local councils
Crackdown on obdurate local councils
Proposed changes to the Public Audit Act will give the auditor general more power and put a stop to municipalities’ ongoing failure to act,...
WATCH LIVE: President Ramaphosa delivers budget vote speech in Parliament
WATCH LIVE: President Ramaphosa delivers budget vote speech in Parliament
Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is set to open the presentation of the presidency budget vote followed by President Ramaphosa who...
Women MPs slam Treasury for shoddy sanitary towels VAT exemption plans
Women MPs slam Treasury for shoddy sanitary towels VAT exemption plans
In Parliament, women across the political spectrum have issued a stern warning to National Treasury: take the request for sanitary pads to be value...
The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt
The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt
The top 10 defaulting municipalities owe Eskom R9.73-billion, and a parliamentary committee has resolved to meet with them to find out why they are...
Popo Molefe vows 'unflinching' stance if any corruption is found at Transnet
Popo Molefe vows 'unflinching' stance if any corruption is found at Transnet
Newly appointed Transnet interim chair Popo Molefe has promised to tackle corruption at the state-owned enterprise. However he said he is not going...
Labour department accused of undermining ‘meaningful national minimum wage package’
Labour department accused of undermining ‘meaningful national minimum wage package’
University of the Witwatersrand’s National Minimum Wage Research Initiative has slammed the department of labour for ignoring critical concerns...

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