National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Amos Masondo have wished veteran Member of Parliament, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a speedy recovery.
Members of Parliament have voted in favour of a change to the rules of the house to prevent disruptions to its business.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, the Chief Whips of the four largest parties and two other whips in the NCOP and National Assembly are heading for Cuba on Friday.
The majority of political parties in Parliament say this year, the institution was rigorous in holding the executive accountable.
Police have fired stun grenades to disperse members of the labour federation, South African Federation of Trade Unions in Cape Town ahead of the budget speech by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
The Powers and Privileges committee says there’s no reasonable prospects of success in charging Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members for contempt of Parliament during this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA).
18 Parliamentary staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Tahndie Modise, and the Speaker of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Amos Masondo, regarding the employment of an additional 73180 National Defence Force (SANDF) members to support the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The board of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) was forced to apologise to parliament for the failure of seven of its members to honour a scheduled meeting.
Japan’s parliament opened a special session on Thursday with its most diverse upper house yet, including more women, two severely disabled members and the first openly gay male lawmaker, all of whom were elected last month.