December 17, 2017
Parliament's 2017 report card, according to civil society

Parliament's 2017 report card, according to civil society

Dec, 15, 2017 News

2017 was a bumper year of parliamentary business, court battles, internal squabbles, jousting, brinkmanship, attempts to remove the President from office, dissolve Parliament and parliamentary inquiries, as the Parliamentary Monitoring Group saw it.

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And the report that Parliament released

And the report that Parliament released

Dec, 14, 2017 News

Here's Parliament's own report for the year. It's left out all the messy bits....but read for yourself and decide if your Parliament passed muster.

New political party funding Bill worth the wait

New political party funding Bill worth the wait

Dec, 03, 2017 Opinion

Some thirteen years after that first punch was thrown in the battle for party funding legislation, a new Political Party Funding Bill has been tabled in the National Assembly.

Parliament tries its hand at a full-scale investigation into state capture

Parliament tries its hand at a full-scale investigation…

Dec, 03, 2017 News

It’s a first for Parliament. Never before has a parliamentary committee had to conduct what amounts to a full-scale commission of inquiry.

Diary of Parliament’s Inquiry into State Capture

Diary of Parliament’s Inquiry into State Capture

Dec, 03, 2017 News

It’s the stuff of Kafka short stories. Notes from the House has kept a diary, if for no other reason than to make sure we don't forget.

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