Parliament

Railway line occupiers complain to Parliamentarians about lack of water

SCOPA hears of the substantial obstacles blocking the reopening of Cape Town’s Central Line

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News | 21 March 2024

Urgent court bid by Dipuo Peters to stop her suspension fails

The ANC MP was sanctioned by Parliament for state capture breaches while she was Minister of Transport

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Law | 29 January 2024

Dipuo Peters takes Parliament to court

Former Transport Minister seeks to have her suspension lifted. #UniteBehind opposes her bid.

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News | 25 January 2024

Public works slammed for mismanagement of prime Cape Town property

A two-hectare property and heritage buildings have been left to ruin

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News | 17 November 2023

Parliament unimpressed by NSFAS’s turnaround plan

Student funding scheme given seven working days to answer portfolio committee’s questions

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News | 5 October 2023

Parliamentary briefing on Thabo Bester postponed after G4S no-show

“Accountability to Parliament is not optional,” says committee chair

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News | 4 April 2023

Why is government taking so long to finalise water standards?

Much needed legislation has not moved since 2017. It’s up to us, the public, to put pressure on our elected leaders to finish the job.

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Opinion | 18 November 2022

Mining affected communities protest outside Parliament

Activists demand mines develop and help the communities that host them

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Brief | 16 August 2022

Parliament approves Lottery board chair shortlist

Opposition parties object to the inclusion of Frank Chikane

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Brief | 15 June 2022

Appointment of Lottery chair back on track

Frank Chikane and Themba Dlamini join Barney Pityana and Terry Tselane on the shortlist

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Brief | 24 May 2022

Parliament’s botched digitisation may mean millions of precious documents were lost in the fire

Many scanned documents are impossible to read

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Feature | 28 January 2022

MPs demand update on Special Investigation Unit’s Lottery probe

DA’s Mat Cuthbert says SIU has already missed a deadline given by the President

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Brief | 8 December 2021

NLC Commissioner misleads Parliament – again

Dodgy lawyer paid millions in Lottery grants while also doing legal work for NLC

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News | 9 April 2021

Parliament shortlists eight candidates for Lottery chair

Public has until 8 March to comment or raise objections

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Brief | 26 February 2021

MP tries to exclude public from meeting on appointment of new Lottery chair

Scandal-ridden Alfred Nevhutanda is unlikely to be replaced by November deadline

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News | 26 October 2020

After years of missing deadlines government wants 18 more months to solve foster grant crisis

Tens of thousands of children yet again at risk of losing their grants

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News | 22 October 2020