The DA said it would file a complaint at the Public Service Commission to probe their appointment, and file an application to request the disclosure of their salaries.
However, some organisations have called for an extension of the deadline for public comment, because it was published at the start of the festive season.
‘I want to tell Cyril Ramaphosa today that if he can’t fire Pravin before the State of the Nation address, the State of the Nation address will be about Pravin,’ Malema said.
In a parliamentary question, DA MP Kobus Marais also wanted to know if the presidential jet Inkwazi was out of service.
South Africans have until the end of the month to have their say, despite Agri SA unsuccessfully requesting and extension, and the EFF saying the Bill was released without ‘adequate publicity’.
Parliamentary speaker Thandi Modise will join President Cyril Ramaphosa in his efforts to have the remedial action in the public protector’s report overturned.

Govt must protect rail infrastructure, Prasa assets – Mosebenzi Zwane

Twenty-four disused Shosholoza Meyl train carriages were burned at Bloemfontein railway station on Saturday.

5 things to watch out for in Parliament in 2020

‘Will Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane survive 2020?’ and other burning questions South Africans will look to parly for answers to this year.

The big – and strange – moments in Parliament in 2019

There were a few themes emerging from Plein Street this year which are worth reminiscing about.

Portfolio committee calls for probe into death of 21 initiates in EC

According to media reports, all the boys died because of dehydration, meaning they didn’t get enough water.

Speaker Thandi Modise supports call for lifting Zimbabwe sanctions

Modise’s support was not the first from a member of the South African parliament.

Speaker to consider DA request to remove Mkhwebane in January

Last Tuesday, the National Assembly adopted rules for the removal of the head of a Chapter 9 institution, such as the public protector.

SANDF doesn’t have money to maintain military base, spends R20.5m on luxury cars

The list of vehicles acquired reveals that the defence force’s top brass tends to favour German precision as far as their transport is concerned, at least.

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Draft land expropriation Bill completed after months of wrangling

Draft land expropriation Bill completed after months of wrangling

There are still hurdles to cross before the constitution is altered to accommodate the controversial change, which raised the ire of many organisations and individuals.

Parly approves Kholeka Gcaleka for deputy public protector post

Despite concerns raised against Gcaleka by the opposition, the ANC used its majority to push through the appointment with 203 votes to 103 on Wednesday afternoon.

Gordhan’s department ironically owes Eskom R13.2m

The department responsible for encouraging entities to pay their Eskom debt is in arrears itself, and parliament owes the struggling utility too.

Jiba, Mrwebi won’t be reinstated at NPA – National Assembly

President Cyril Ramaphosa fired Jiba and Mrwebi in April after an inquiry found they were not ‘fit and proper to hold their respective offices’.

National Assembly adopts rules to remove Chapter 9 heads

Parliament decided to draft the rules as it was considering instituting proceedings to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane.

EFF wants parliament to limit ‘time-waster’ Mabuza’s Q&A sessions, ANC agrees – report

The deputy president has missed three Q&A sessions, but the EFF want to see even less of him.

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SAA compounds its misery with parliament no-show

SAA compounds its misery with parliament no-show

By not appearing after being notified about the meeting, SAA contravened section 55 of the Public Finance Management Act.




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