The Western Cape High Court has dismissed the case from a media group against Speaker Baleka Mbete regarding Parliament’s broadcasting policy.
The Western Cape High Court has ruled that the Powers and Privileges Act is only applicable to non-members of Parliament.
Media houses want the Western Cape High Court to declare it was unlawful to use a signal jamming device during the Sona in February.
The DA’s argument to overturn a parliamentary rule allowing Mbete to call police to remove MP’s was "extremist", says senior counsel for Parliament.
Is the government’s mooted 12 000 hectare ‘ceiling’ on landownership practical – or even feasible?
The applicants argued that it was the constitutional right of every citizen to have an accurate representation of what occurred in the House.
Analysts feel that President Jacob Zuma may once again duck the main issues, but know what they think he should say.
South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande is calling for a firm stand against the anarchy of the EFF.
The SABC’s head of news, Jimi Matthews, has been accused of assaulting a staff member outside Parliament during the State of the Nation Address.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa refused to answer questions in Parliament about the security measures used during the State of the Nation Address.
When asked about the arrest of DA members, police commissioner Arno Lamoer said security had been a national operation with different role players.
Only the courts and civil society can stem the drift from constitutionalism to an unfettered executive.
President Jacob Zuma missed a major opportunity. We need to send a strong signal to other developing countries that we support more accountability.
South Africans must stand together in multitudes to hold politicians accountable for disrespecting our democratic institutions before the whole world.
Members and supporters of the Right2Know campaign rallied in the Cape Town and vowed to take back Parliament for the South African public.
AfriForum says President Jacob Zuma’s undertaking that the ANC would continue to defend minorities were empty words.
We boycotted and protested against apartheid and with our votes we have returned the ANC to power since 1994. We didn’t do that to be oppressed.
The president was in top form, from "commending" Julius Malema and calling Mangosuthu Buthelezi the "voice of reason", to giving a history lesson.
Minister Jeff Radebe says it was disappointing to see MPs disrupt Parliament, showing no regard for those who sacrificed their lives for democracy.
State Security Minister David Mahlobo has denied reports of signal jamming at the State of the Nation Address, blaming it on equipment glitches.
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has been referred to as a broken black man in a "broken blue sea of white conservative males".
We must see the evidence of how views held by some ANC top brass may have led to the death of people living and working in South Africa.
Amid the drama before the State of the Nation address and the confusion that followed, much of what Jacob Zuma had to say in his speech was lost.
Explanations for the State of the Nation 2015 security drama of jammed cellphone signals came thick and fast, but few held any water.
Economic Freedom Fighters and Democratic Alliance MPs sat stony-faced as the president delivered his reply to the Sona debate.
Ray McCauley mediated between the ANC and EFF as their issues were deemed moral, not political. But who are our moral figureheads?
State Security Minister David Mahlobo has conceded that the signal jamming ahead of the State of the Nation address was an “operational error”.
With heckling and cheering from MPs, the Sona debate was nothing short of dramatic when the DA’s Mmusi Maimane roasted President Jacob Zuma.
The DA’s Mmusi Maimane told Jacob Zuma that he had "broken" Parliament, adding that he was "a broken man presiding over a broken society".
Baleka Mbete refused to disclose who owns the device used for security measures in Parliament during the Sona 2015, causing scrambled signals.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says that while Parliament was aware of a security device, the plan was never to block journalists’ reception.
Former president Thabo Mbeki may have backtracked on his Sona comments, but SA needs more credible leaders to lead the charge, says Verashni Pillay.