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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.
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.
The department responsible for encouraging entities to pay their Eskom debt is in arrears itself, and parliament owes the struggling utility too.
President Cyril Ramaphosa fired Jiba and Mrwebi in April after an inquiry found they were not ‘fit and proper to hold their respective offices’.
Parliament decided to draft the rules as it was considering instituting proceedings to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane.
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.

DA slams SAA’s ‘arrogance’ after no-show in parly

On the day of an appearance at Scopa to explain why it hasn’t submitted its financials to parliament two years in a row, the airline cancelled.

There will be a new Ipid head by March, Cele promises

Cele said he was initially not happy with the quantity and quality of candidates who applied for the job. ‘We found it to be a very shallow pool.’

How Parliament could remove the Public Protector

According to the Constitution, there are three grounds for the removal of the head of a Chapter 9 institution – incapacity, incompetence and misconduct.

Justice committee to recommend Jiba, Mrwebi not be reinstated at NPA

President Cyril Ramaphosa fired Jiba and Mrwebi in April following an inquiry headed by retired Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

Precious’s murder shows need to invest in campus safety, housing – MPs

Committee chairperson Philly Mapulane said MPs were concerned about the high rate of students who have been killed in 2019.

MPs agree SAA can no longer ‘hold country ransom’

The public enterprises ministry argued that for its turnaround strategy to be successful it needed alignment and support from all stakeholders, from government to unions.

Parly’s rules committee adopts draft rules for removal of a public protector

A slew of court findings against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane led to calls for rules to fire a Chapter 9 institution head to be established.

DA concerned people are being ‘misled’ about NHI Bill at hearings

The DA has also lodged a complaint with parliament’s chair of chairs, Cedrick Frolick, about misleading leaflets distributed at the hearings.

Parliament must be a watchdog, not a lapdog, says Steenhuisen

The newly elected interim leader of the DA said state capture could have been prevented ‘had Parliament simply done its job’.

Parliament bids farewell to first woman Serjeant-at-Arms

Mohlomi served eight years in this position, which included being the official guardian of the mace, a decorated rod which is the Speaker of the National Assembly’s symbol of authority.

EFF MP shown parly’s door for saying Gordhan’s appointments are race-based

‘The minister of public enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, is leading a racist project to undermine and to exclude black people,’ Nazier Paulsen charged.

Parliament to summon graft-accused TUT council after ‘middle finger’

‘It seems there is a seriously embedded culture of impunity at TUT and the refusal by the council to come and account is indicative of that,’ committee chairperson Philly Mapulane said.

Home Affairs committee chair condemns violence by refugees

The committee called on all South Africans to engage on the issue of refugees with great care and a high spirit of ubuntu.




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