March 12

  • South Africa: A Man of Integrity

    The Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Kgalema "MKhuluwa" Motlanthe, will be remembered by South Africans for the period he served as the country's President for... Read more »



March 11

  • South Africa: On Your Marks, Ready, Vote [document]

    The Independent Electoral Committee (IEC) has assured Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs that it is ready to deliver on its mandate of ensuring a free and fair... Read more »



March 10



March 06

  • South Africa: Time to Say Goodbye [document]

    Members of the Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental Affairs bid farewell to the Directors-General of the Department of Environmental Affairs and the Department of Water... Read more »



March 05

  • South Africa: Higher Education Needs More Funding [document]

    We need to produce a generation of academics rather than a generation of job seekers, but this would not be possible unless we take learning, teaching and research, more seriously... Read more »

  • South Africa: Public Hearings On 2014 Fiscal Framework [document]

    The Standing Committee on Finance and Select Committee on Finance held public hearings on Tuesday, 4 March, on the 2014 budget fiscal framework and revenue proposals. This public... Read more »



March 04

  • South Africa: Diamonds Get Sparkling Audits [document]

    The State Diamond Trader (SDT) and the South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator (SADPMR) are earmarked to receive the Auditor-General's award in 2014 for clean audit... Read more »



February 27



February 26



February 25

  • South Africa: Asset Register 'En Route' [document]

    The lack of clarity on the nature and the extent of state immovable assets is the consequence of a variety of historical and current factors, and it should be corrected as soon as... Read more »



February 20

  • South Africa: Postal Workers Signed On As Temps [press release]

    The Portfolio Committee on Communication is pleased with the progress made by the Department of Communication (DoC) in achieving commitments made on 20 August 2013, on the strategy... Read more »



February 19



February 18



February 12

  • South Africa: Safcol Gets a Drubbing From Committee [document]

    The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprise expressed its dissatisfaction at state-owned company South African Forestry Company (Safcol) after hearing the presentation of its... Read more »

  • South Africa: Moves Afoot to Control Money Lenders [document]

    Stronger penalties for pay-day lenders who target social grant beneficiaries were urgently required, the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has heard. Committee Chairperson... Read more »



February 11



February 07



February 05

  • South Africa: 48 Die in Summer Initiation [document]

    The Select Committee on Women, Children and People with Disabilities has called for legislation to reduce the growing number of deaths at initiation schools, especially in the... Read more »



February 04

  • South Africa: Fair Lending Practices in the Spotlight [document]

    Today the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements was briefed by the Department of Human Settlements on the progress made in the implementation of the Office of Disclosure. Read more »

  • South Africa: NSFAS to Fund Students Directly [document]

    The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) said it will fund students directly in future in a bid to curb fraud. NSFAS Chief Executive Officer Mr Msulwa Daca said the only... Read more »



January 30

  • South Africa: Rental Housing Bill Public Hearings [press release]

    In welcoming members of the public to Wednesday's hearings on the Rental Housing Amendment Bill, the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Ms Nomhle Dambuza,... Read more »

  • South Africa: Mcbride Gets the Nod [press release]

    The Portfolio Committee on Police yesterday endorsed the appointment of Mr Robert McBride to head the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID). Read more »

  • South Africa: Tightening Up Credit Legislation [document]

    The National Credit Amendment Bill has the potential to change South Africa's economy "This can be transformative. Indebtedness is having a severe impact on our lives," the Trade... Read more »

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