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18 May 2017
 
 
SA: Parliament to strengthen measures for managing disruptive behaviour from members of the public who attend Parliamentary sittings
STATEMENT
The multiparty National Assembly Programme Committee, at its regular meeting today, agreed unanimously to strengthen measures to curb disruptive behaviour from members of the public who attend...
 
 
09 May 2017
 
MPs grill Gigaba on radical economic transformation
FINANCE
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday said radical economic transformation should be neither feared nor suppressed, as South Africa has a legacy of left-behind people. “Whatever the name you...
 
 
04 May 2017
 
 
 
Mbete slams disruption of parliamentary committee
POLITICS
Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete on Thursday called disruptions during a joint meeting of the portfolio committees on finance and trade and industry "unacceptable". The joint meeting descended...
 
 
ANC condemns BLF disruption of parliamentary meeting
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) condemned the “disrespectful behaviour and deliberate disruption" by Black First Land First (BLF) members during a parliamentary meeting on Wednesday. "We take...
 
 
03 May 2017
 
ANC’s Carrim loses temper with Mngxitama in hearings on financial sector
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) MP Yunus Carrim nearly came to blows with Andile Mngxitama, the leader of Black First Land First, on Wednesday in public hearings on the transformation of South...
 
 
SA: BLF disrupts parliamentary hearing
STATEMENT
Parliament condemns the disruption at the joint meeting today of the Standing Committee on Finance and the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry by civil society group Black First Land First...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - February 23, 2017
Podcast
ANC MPs says missing Sassa deadline 'no natural disaster' Muthambi never filed key SABC documents with Cipro And, Motsoaledi to brief MPs on Esidimeni deaths
 
 
Muthambi never filed key SABC documents with Cipro
POLITICS
Legal amendments Communications Minister Faith Muthambi made at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), giving her and Hlaudi Motsoeneng broad powers at the broadcaster, were never filed...
 
 
30 Jan 2017
 
SA: Standing Committee on Finance and Portfolio Committee on Health Sugary Beverages Tax public hearings
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Finance and the Portfolio Committee on Health have received 37 requests for oral submissions on the Sugary Beverages Tax public hearings to be held tomorrow (Tuesday, 31...
 
 
08 Dec 2016
 
Hlaudi was the 'go-to' to man at the SABC - former CEO
POLITICS
Hlaudi Motsoeneng was the centre of power at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) during group CEO Lulama Mokhobo’s tenure, she told MPs on Thursday. Two camps emerged in the SABC...
 
 
07 Dec 2016
 
SA: Constitutionality of provision on searches without warrants in the Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Finance began the process this morning of considering the provision on searches without warrants in the Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill that the President’s lawyers...
 
 
Legal minds found Financial Intelligence Centre bill to be constitutional, MPs hear
LEGISLATION
Parliamentary and state legal advisors had found the provision in the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Amendment Bill to which President Jacob Zuma has objected to be constitutional, the...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
ANC's Carrim: We're not going buckle on FIC Bill over Zuma
POLITICS
Yunus Carrim, African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) and chairperson of the standing committee on finance, took a tough stance against the fact that the Financial Intelligence...
 
 
19 Sep 2016
 
DA: David Maynier says Finance Committee must probe the handling of the investigation into ‘suspicious and unusual payments’ at SARS
STATEMENT
SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, has assured the revenue service that all reasonable steps were followed when suspending SARS Chief Officer of Business and Individual Tax, Jonas Makwakwa, who...
 
 
31 Aug 2016
 
SA: Committee urges government and SAA to work together to stabilise entity
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Finance has, once again, expressed its concern about the state of South African Airways (SAA). The Committee calls on the National Treasury, the Presidency and SAA to...
 
 
 
                       
 
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