The deputy president says corrupt activities undermine people’s trust in the government and its efforts to attract much-needed investments to grow the economy,
He says the plan will serve to solidify the new colonial character of the economy that continues to be white-dominated, jobless and the most unequal in the world.
The position of Secretary of Parliament will be re-advertised to attract a larger pool of applicants.
The National Assembly programme committee would consider and finalise the request, said parliament.
Mazzone said Mkhwebane’s interdict was an attempt by her to, ‘delay and frustrate’, the inquiry and invalidate a legitimate parliamentary process to have her removed.
The joint sitting is planned for 14:00 on Thursday 15 October.

Parliament DA to report Malema and EFF MP to parly’s ethics committee ‘over tweets inciting violence’

The DA says a tweet in which the EFF leader calls on ‘all ground forces and peace-loving South Africans’ to attend the next proceedings appears to ‘incite violence’.

Parliament Retraction and apology of article titled: “Parliament to reopen in October: Regular Cabinet programme will resume on 6 October”

Parliament has been fully operational during the Covid-19 lockdown periods and Members of Parliament had embarked on a constituency leave period in September, which ends on 5 October.

Parliament DA to refer ministers who received money from FS asbestos-businessman to Parliament’s Ethics Committee

The party says if the MPs’ dealings with Sodi were irreproachable, they would have had no qualms declaring these payments.

Parliament Modise and Masondo: Covid-19 corruption ‘against what SA stands for as a nation’

Parliament’s presiding officers called on South Africans to mark Heritage Day by recommitting to root out the ills in society.

Parliament NCOP passes Covid-19 tax bills and approves suspension of magistrate who was ‘easy on rapists’

The spokesperson of parliament says the sitting also approved South Africa’s accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in South East Asia.

Parliament Government condemns vandalism at Clicks stores

Cabinet says lawlessness and vandalism of private and public property should not be condoned as they are not a responsible and progressive option to resolve a conflict.

Parliament De Lille’s powers to discipline suspended public works DG removed, given to Jackson Mthembu

Sam Vukela’s court bid to interdict his pending disciplinary inquiry was struck off the roll in the High Court in Pretoria.

Parliament Patel hands evidence in lottery probe over to police

The dossier contains evidence of what happened to Lottery funds given to Denzhe Primary Care to build a drug rehabilitation centre near Pretoria, among others.

Parliament Govt moves to tighten GBV laws

The Domestic Violence Amendment Bill proposes a number of legislative changes aimed at increasing the protection afforded to victims of domestic violence.

Parliament Farm murder debate could be a ‘scam’ by right-wingers – EFF

Parties collectively agreed that attacks on rural places needed to stop as they posed a huge risk to the country’s food security.

Parliament Didiza highlights legislation relook, while farmer recalls ‘horror’ attack

Stabbed with a sharp object above her eye, Jacobs said the attack which left a long term psychological impact highlighted that there needed to be more collaboration between police and the sector.

Parliament Early retirement drive sees SAPS losing almost 5 000 staffers – Cele

Cele said the SAPS is considering the enlistment of an estimated 4 000 external applicants as police trainees, to start training in January 2021.

Parliament Scopa chair slams Eskom board as it again fails to pitch for meeting

Although Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter was available, the meeting was postponed to next Wednesday.

Parliament Probe De Lille’s role in Beitbridge border fence saga, Scopa asks Treasury

Scopa said the report it received from Treasury on Tuesday ‘indicated problems with the conditions set by the minister in the directive’.




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