The National Assembly has passed legislation which criminalises so-called revenge porn – or the distribution of private sexual photos and films without consent.
Members of Parliament’s Sub Rules Committee have agreed that a panel must be appointed by the Speaker to investigate whether prima facie evidence exists for a head of a Chapter 9 Institution to be removed.
National Council of Provinces (NCOP) delegates start their provincial week in the nine provinces from Monday but will have to return on Wednesday for a special Joint Sitting of Parliament called by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will face questions related to funding for his ANC presidential campaign when he appears before the National Assembly later on Thursday afternoon.
Parliament says National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise has not had time yet to consider the letter from the Helen Suzman Foundation calling for the removal of Busisiwe Mkhwebane as Public Protector.