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28 April 2017
                       
 
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13 Apr 2017
 
 
 
 
Speaker, Zuma file papers in no confidence motion case
POLITICS
Speaker Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma have filed papers in the Constitutional Court responding to an application from the United Democratic Movement on the motion of no confidence. In the...
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
SA: Clarification of Parliament's position on call for secret ballot on Motion of No Confidence
STATEMENT
An incorrect impression has been created in the media that Parliament intends “opposing” the Constitutional Court application by the United Democratic Movement (UDM) to have voting on the Motion of...
 
 
10 Apr 2017
 
DA wants protector probe into Dlamini’s alleged ties to businessman
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday said it has requested a public protector probe into allegations on an improper relationship between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
JSC recommends 4 judges for ConCourt
JUDICIARY
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has recommended four candidates for a position at the Constitutional Court. JSC member Thoko Didiza said that following interviews on Tuesday, they would...
 
 
26 Mar 2017
 
24 PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT VISITS AND MEETINGS COMING UP THIS WEEK
What's On
Oversight and law making are two of Parliament’s key constitutional responsibilities through which the institution continuously endeavors to improve the quality of life of all South Africans,...
 
 
24 Mar 2017
 
SA: Scopa to visit SABC on financial accountability and SAPO on SASSA debacle
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) will undertake an oversight visit to the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in Auckland Park and to the South African Post Office (Sapo)...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
South Africa's social grants: busting the myth about financial inclusion
THE CONVERSATION
“Financial inclusion” has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of...
 
 
20 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Public Protector pursuing two-pronged investigation into grant debacle
SOCIAL GRANTS
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is pushing ahead with a two-pronged investigation on the welfare grant crisis, in which the Constitutional Court intervened decisively last Friday. Oupa Segalwe...
 
 
SA: President Jacob Zuma on effective and efficient social grants distribution
STATEMENT
On behalf of Government, I would like to welcome the pronouncement by the Constitutional Court on the distribution of social grants. The Court has given clear directives on the extension of the...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
SA: Social Development Committee welcomes Constitutional Court ruling
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Social Development welcomes the ruling made by the Constitutional Court today on the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS)...
 
 
Opposition parties welcome ConCourt ruling on Sassa debacle
SOCIAL GRANTS
Opposition parties were unanimous on Friday in welcoming the Constitutional Court ruling which temporarily resolved the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) debacle that threatened millions...
 
 
SA: Archbishop-Emeritus thanks Constitutional Court, slams social development minister
STATEMENT
“South Africa owes a debt of gratitude to the independence of the judiciary in general and in particular to its esteemed Constitutional Court. “I say this following the stern judgement handed down...
 
 
ConCourt to hand down Sassa judgment
SOCIAL GRANTS
The Constitutional Court will hand down the much anticipated judgment in the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) matter on Friday. The judgment is expected to be handed down at 10:00.
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
SACP: The social grants crisis has exposed hypocrisy, but certainly it needs an independent forensic and corruption investigation
STATEMENT
The issue whether social grants will be paid on 1 April has taken the centre stage in our national discourse. On a lighter note there are many possibilities on that day given that it will be April...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Sassa wants Public Protector or Auditor General to oversee CPS agreement and not ConCourt
SOCIAL GRANTS
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has asked the Constitutional Court to allow the Public Protector and the Auditor General, or an institution chosen by the court, to jointly monitor...
 
 
 
                       
 
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