The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has refused to listen to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and walked out of the National Assembly.
Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise says those who are calling on victims of apartheid to shut up and move on, are festering renewed racial divisions.
It is not clear at this stage who will replace National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi in the National Assembly after her resignation.
The African National Congress in Parliament has confirmed that it will announce the new chairpersons of its portfolio committees in the National Assembly next week. Media reports claimed that the official announcement was delayed due to internal squabbles within the party.
The ANC is still in the process of finalising the names of its members to fill vacancies in the National Assembly left by amongst others, former speaker Baleka Mbete.