This week, Parliament’s Communications Portfolio Committee will be seized with matters playing out at the public broadcaster.
Parliament’s Presiding officers have once again called on South Africans to adhere to coronavirus (COVID-19) related safety protocols. This follows the death of ANC MP, Martha Mmola, due to a COVID-19 related illness.
18 Parliamentary staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has defended to a committee of Parliament why it took more than a year to find a suitable candidate as the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, (IPID).
Libya’s eastern-based parliament has called for Egypt to directly intervene in the country’s civil war to counter Turkish support for the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), based in the capital Tripoli.
At least five Tunisian parties plan to launch a vote of no confidence in parliamentary speaker Rached Ghannouchi who has been accused of partisan interests, while members of his moderate Islamist Ennahda party have called for a new government, escalating the country’s political crisis.
Parliament will this week spend a considerable amount of time on the supplementary 2020 Adjustments Budget.
At least five Tunisian parties plan to launch a vote of no confidence in the speaker of parliament, Rached Ghanouchi, the leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, politicians said on Sunday.
The National Assembly Programme Committee has agreed that Health Minister Zweli Mkhize should make a statement on the coronavirus situation in the country during a hybrid National Assembly Sitting on Wednesday next week.
The African National Congress (ANC) says it has requested Parliament’s Economic Portfolio Committee to look at the feasibility of introducing a basic income grant.