PARLIAMENT

MP tries to exclude public from meeting on appointment of new Lottery chair

Scandal-ridden Alfred Nevhutanda is unlikely to be replaced by November deadline

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26 October 2020

After years of missing deadlines government wants 18 more months to solve foster grant crisis

Tens of thousands of children yet again at risk of losing their grants

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22 October 2020

Concerns over appointment process for new head of Parliamentary Budget Office

Civil society organisations alarmed at presence of Sfiso Buthelezi on selection panel

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13 October 2020

Lottery fails to name beneficiaries of multimillion-rand Covid-19 fund

MP complains to Parliament about lack of disclosure

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11 June 2020

Parliament extends deadline for land expropriation submissions after public outcry

Some submissions to the legislature’s email address have been blocked for “unacceptable content”.

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31 January 2020

IPID executive acknowledges that system has been abused

Directorate misses Parliamentary deadline

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27 November 2019

89,000 children’s foster care grants at risk

Government promises to meet November deadline, but MPs are sceptical

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19 September 2019

Parliament reaches settlement with whistleblower

Former head of security Zelda Holtzman relieved her “name is cleared”

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9 May 2018

Learners in Limpopo town unable to write exams

Department of Basic Education under fire for shifting blame and not putting in place contingency plans

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15 September 2017

Parliament in court over its high paid bouncers

New elite security team displaces long-serving parliamentary protection officers

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13 September 2017

Social grants: MPs accuse SASSA of deliberate delays

Post Office’s role in grant payments unclear

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15 August 2017

Both sides cheer as Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Vote in eighth unsuccessful motion of no confidence was much closer than most people expected

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8 August 2017

Diverse groups unite in call for Zuma to go

Thousands march to Parliament, including ANC allies Cosatu and SACP

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7 August 2017

Parliament committee on party funding begins its work

First meeting discusses whether ruling party is entitled to make its own representation

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4 August 2017

Civil society leaders support march to end Zuma regime

“We intend for the character of our march against the Zuma Presidency to be educational, embracing, inclusive and diverse”

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3 August 2017

Parliament can help blind people access books

Only the publishing industry stands in the way

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2 August 2017