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Ramaphosa calls joint sitting of Parliament on violence against women

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces to discuss a new approach to...

Parliament committee meets SA Express over grounded flights

The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises said on Friday it had met executives at South African Express Airways to probe its financial problems which...

Ill health forces Ramaphosa to cancel question and answer session

Parliament has cancelled a planned session where President Cyril Ramaphosa was expected to respond to questions from members of the house. On Wednesday parliamentary spokesperson...

Parliament engages Botsh over land

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee visited Botshabelo on Monday to hear what locals had to say about Section 25 of the Constitution. This part of...

Police slam Parliament for paying bartender more than officers

Representatives for South Africa’s police officers are upset that Parliament wants to pay their new bartender more than an officer earns. Revelations that Parliament pays...

Sassa must explain more than R1bn in irregular expenditure

Sassa appears before Parliament today to explain irregular expenditure of more than a billion rand. Sassa appears before Parliament today to explain irregular expenditure R1.4 billion, EWN...

Ramaphosa elected as the new president of South Africa

Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa has been elected by Parliament as the new president of the Republic of South Africa. Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng invited MPs to...

Ramaphosa, NCOP brings Parliament to the people

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be in Mangaung next week with the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), as it aims to bring Parliament to...

Thabo Manyoni resigns from Parliament

Free State Member of Parliament and former Mangaung Metro Executive Mayor, Thabo Manyoni, has resigned from parliament after he was sworn in as an...

Radical economic transformation must move beyond share ownership schemes – Zuma

Radical economic transformation should be moving beyond mere share ownership schemes. This is one of the issues President Jacob Zuma mentioned during his State of...

South African National Editors’ Forum commemorates ”Black Wednesday”

The South African National Editors' Forum today commemorates Black Wednesday, that historic day on 19 October 1977, when the apartheid government banned newspapers The...

Sanef welcomes SCA’s Parliament jamming decision

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal, ordering the censoring of the broadcast of...

Parliament to study SCA signal ruling

Parliament has noted the ruling in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Thursday regarding signal jamming and broadcasting of footage in the...

Financial woes of Free State Health far from over

The financial woes of the Free State Health department seem far from over although it has been under administration for more than a year. This...

Today, 31 years ago, the State of Emergency was declared in...

The increasing popular resistance and violent township protests amid the 1980s forced the South African government to declare a State of Emergency. On 20...

Today, 11 years ago, Phumizile Mlambo-Ngcuka was appointed as SA Deputy...

Former Minister of Minerals and Energy, Phumizile Mlambo - Ngcuka was appointed as first woman Deputy President in South Africa. She replaced Jacob Zuma, who...

Wacky Wednesday Video: Funny moments in Parliament

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi accuses Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of sleeping in Parliament. Video: Youtube Courant News

Today, 11 years ago, President Thabo Mbeki sacks Deputy President Jacob...

President Thabo Mbeki sacks Deputy President Jacob Zuma. Mbeki makes the announcement during a special joint sitting of the two houses of parliament, almost...