South Africa is moving a step closer to getting a new Public Protector. Parliament’s ad hoc committee is meeting on Tuesday to deliberate on its… Read More »Committee To Recommend Public Protector To National Assembly
Three years since Parliament first adopted a motion to consider amending the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation, the process has come to nought… Read More »NA Fails To Pass Constitutional Amendment To Allow Land Expropriation Without Compensation
The National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces are holding joint sittings for the second and final day to debate last Thursday’s address.
Parliamentarians will on Tuesday discuss a new legislation that will revoke the 20-year time limit to prosecute rape, murder and other serious offences. According to… Read More »MPs To Discuss New Legislation That Will Revoke Time Limit To Prosecute Serious Offences
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has appealed to political parties to pull together in efforts to deal with the COVID-19 crisis. Modise made the call… Read More »Modise Appeals To All Political Parties To ‘Put South Africa First’
Political parties in Parliament have come out in support of new guidelines and rules to govern virtual sittings during lockdown. Parliament has so far held… Read More »Presiding Officers Now Able To Cut Disruptive MPs Off From Virtual Meetings
The coronavirus is also affecting the functioning of Parliament as it has been forced to cancel its plenary sitting of the National Assembly scheduled for Tuesday. The… Read More »Parliament Cancels Planned Sittings Amid State Of National Disaster