State Of The Nation 2015

ANC welcomes Court dismissal of media’s case against Mbete

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed the case from a media group against Speaker Baleka Mbete regarding Parliament’s broadcasting policy.

Removing MPs from Parly ‘inconsistent with Constitution’

The Western Cape High Court has ruled that the Powers and Privileges Act is only applicable to non-members of Parliament.

Signal jamming in Parly must be declared unlawful – media houses

Media houses want the Western Cape High Court to declare it was unlawful to use a signal jamming device during the Sona in February.

DA argument on Mbete calling police is ‘extremist’

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.

Why size matters for farmers

Is the government’s mooted 12 000 hectare ‘ceiling’ on landownership practical - or even feasible?

Court dismisses bid for uninterrupted Parliament feed

The applicants argued that it was the constitutional right of every citizen to have an accurate representation of what occurred in the House.

Zuma’s first question session for 2015 to be ‘robust’

Analysts feel that President Jacob Zuma may once again duck the main issues, but know what they think he should say.

Nzimande: Defeat EFF’s anarchy and neo-fascist behaviour

South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande is calling for a firm stand against the anarchy of the EFF.

SABC worker lays assault charge against head of news

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.

Ramaphosa refuses to answer questions on signal jamming

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa refused to answer questions in Parliament about the security measures used during the State of the Nation Address.

Western Cape police silent on action taken at Sona

When asked about the arrest of DA members, police commissioner Arno Lamoer said security had been a national operation with different role players.

ANC, not JZ, is the real threat to democracy

Only the courts and civil society can stem the drift from constitutionalism to an unfettered executive.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA