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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.

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The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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