Activists take Parliament to court over PRASA

#UniteBehind says Ethics Committee has failed to act


Parliament | 18 April 2023

Thabo Bester escape: ministers and officials scramble to answer MPs’ questions

“I did everything I was supposed to do” says Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola

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Parliament | 14 April 2023

Thabo Bester saga: MPs from all parties grill G4S

Private prison company claims it cooperated with state’s investigation

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Parliament | 13 April 2023

End solitary confinement, Edwin Cameron tells Parliament

Judicial Inspectorate of Correctional Services calls for extensive reforms to prison system


Parliament | 11 November 2022

National Lotteries Commission grilled in Parliament

Questions asked about conflicts of interest and unfinished projects


Parliament | 6 November 2019

Police chalk up arrests with anti-gang units

But civil society tells Parliament that an untrained and under resourced police force is failing communities


Parliament | 13 February 2019

Taxi council blames government for violence

Lack of recognition and consultation root cause of most disputes in the industry, says SANTACO


Parliament | 16 August 2018

2.5 million people at risk of not receiving social grants on time

Provincial heads at the South African Social Security Agency briefed Parliament on contingency plans


Parliament | 16 March 2018

Energy minister insists on nuclear

Committee demands clarity on costs but gets none


Parliament | 23 November 2017

Post Office will get deal to pay social grants by Friday

MPs still concerned with timeline of implementing the new payment system


Parliament | 21 November 2017

PRASA board snubs Parliament

Agency fails to turn up at key meeting


Parliament | 14 November 2017

We don’t have money or staff, says fisheries department

MPs told directorate can’t implement co-operatives policy


Parliament | 13 November 2017

Government is 11 years past deadline to end bucket system

About 17,000 toilets, each costing R15,000, built in Free State and none in use


Parliament | 9 November 2017

MPs slam Social Development’s annual report

Problems include lapsed foster grants, missed targets for elderly, too many roadshows and much more


Parliament | 7 November 2017

Treasury steps in to break social grants deadlock

SASSA and Post Office fail to reach agreement


Parliament | 2 November 2017

Western Cape needs half-a-billion rand for water crisis

MP demands to know why National Disaster Management Centre refused requests for help, yet underspent its budget by R300m


Parliament | 26 October 2017