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Disaster vs separation of powers

The Democratic Alliance’s court case is about much more than an esoteric question of constitutional law

Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown

According to UIF data, only 15 888 domestic workers, of a possible 673 940, have been paid from the Covid-19 Temporary employer-employee relief scheme

No annual R22-million for Ingonyama Trust Board

The submission of the ITB’s budget is understood to have been delayed by the de facto suspension of its top management

Can democracy be distance friendly?

Parliament and parliamentarians need to adjust their working procedures to ensure they are there for citizens during this crisis

Parliament to shut down in bid to control the spread of Covid-19

The legislature will suspend its business indefinitely from Wednesday, after a final sitting to pass two pieces of critical legislation to keep the wheels of government turning

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

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

Anger, drugs and parties in MPs’ villages

The public works department told Parliament that there were ongoing efforts to increase safety and patrols at the villages, which are fortified by fences and monitored by cameras and access-controlled booms

The time to care for older people

One man is pushing for a change to labour legislation that will allow workers to take paid time off to look after their parents

​Serjeant-at-arms takes her leave

Regina Mohlomi says she never saw herself as a parliamentary bouncer

Send copyright Bill back to Parliament, Mr President

It may have good intentions but it fails to achieve what it sets out to do

Copyright Amendment Bill sent back for the right reasons

Parliament passed the Bill but the president has, for very good reason, did not sign it off

Steenhuisen to lead DA in Parliament

The former party chief whip becomes the next leader of the opposition in parliament after being the only candidate to be nominated

ANC fiddles as Mkhwebane burns

As the courts batter the public protector, the ANC in Parliament is trying to work out how to appear to be taking action while staying unified

Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s move to appoint a Cabinet that is gender equitable is commendable, but more needs to be done in the corridors of power

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Zuma foundation claims ex-president was prepared to testify, but Zondo played politics

Zuma’s namesake organisation twists facts and the law – he told Zondo he would answer questions but only in private to the deputy chief justice

President urges caution against more contagious Covid variant as SA moves to level 1

The curfew is shorter, alcohol sale times almost normal and more people can meet at religious, social, political and cultural gatherings

Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

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