Chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Defence, Cyril Xaba, says they will soon summon Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to appear before the committee to account for the controversial trip of an African National Congress (ANC) delegation to Zimbabwe.
As South Africa celebrates Heritage Day, one of the places that reflects the country’s history and tells the perfect story of its heritage is Parliament.
Kenya’s Chief Justice, David Maraga, has written to the country’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, recommending that he dissolves parliament for its failure to enact a law on gender balance.
Opposition parties are calling for parliament to resume all its duties and operations as the country has entered lockdown level 1.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants Parliament to fully resume business as the country starts to ease COVID-19 lockdown regulations to Alert Level 1.
African Transformation Movement (ATM) leader Vuyo Zungula has requested National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise to schedule a motion of no confidence debate in President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The South African cultural and creative industry organisations will be marching to Parliament and the Union Buildings Wednesday morning, to hand over a memorandum. They say with the closure of state and private venues, the industry is on the brink of collapse.
Parliament says it does not keep a record of MP’s who are facing criminal charges. It says the only disclosure system, is through the Ethics Code, which focuses on financial and other interests.
President Cyril Ramaphosa this week introduced three Bills to Parliament intended to help fight Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in South Africa.
The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture, Beauty Dlulane, has extended condolences to the family of actress, Thandeka Mdeliswa, who died at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital over the weekend.