South Africa’s Parliament has embraced technology to keep tabs on lazy MPs.
The National Assembly’s 400 members and National Council of Provinces’ 90 delegates make up the Members of Parliament who represent South Africans.
Parliament has now installed biometric finger … Read the rest
European and US businesses with operations based in South Africa said legislation coming from the ANC was a cause for concern.
The compulsory black ownership element in the new broad-based black economic empowerment codes were weighing on US companies in … Read the rest
The MSM had been buzzing about their latest pompous American acronym, SONA, for weeks, but it seems that parliamentarians under the influence of High Tea, celebrated a rather classless opening of the once august institution.
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The Economic Freedom Fighters may take up arms if their “peaceful revolution” is met with violence from the state, party leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.
“We can’t rule out the possibility of an armed struggle if the state is … Read the rest
Hundreds of people, who have marched on Parliament in Cape Town to protest against the ousting of Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, have dispersed after handing over a memorandum to a member of the Committee for International Relations.
The protesters marched … Read the rest
Dr. Pieter Mulder, leader of the Freedom Front Plus, yesterday asked for an urgent parliamentary debate on affirmative action to be held in Parliament.
According to Dr. Mulder, affirmative action is the basis of the South African government’s policy initiatives … Read the rest
Senior ANC MP John Jeffery formally withdrew his controversial remark about DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko’s weight and apologised to her on Tuesday.
He did so after deputy speaker Nomaindia Mfeketo ruled emphatically that the comment was unparliamentary.
“In the … Read the rest