April 20, 2019

What was meant to be a report by South African Police Services on its Anti-Gang Strategy turned into something of a damp squib when the SAPS arrived at the meeting unprepared.

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has warned Parliament’s Transport Portfolio Committee that crime at OR Tambo International, Africa’s biggest airport, had increased significantly over the past two years.

UWC wants to acquire nearby land to build more residences, but even if building were to start immediately, the university can’t say when there will enough accommodation for its students.

Decades of contestation over regulating party political funding could all be over by November, if the Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties has its way.

Next week the Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties is going to show what public participation in Parliament really means.

Read choice snippets from each public submission to get a preview of what they will be saying when they appear before the Committee.

It was his eighth vote of no confidence, and it came as no surprise when Zuma landed on his feet yet again. But it was too close for comfort.

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) made it clear in a press briefing that the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority are not meeting its expectations and it wants to see “consequences” taken against those who abuse state funds.

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) believes that the Minister of Finance’s recent plan for economic growth could hold the key to ending the ongoing stand-off between the regulator and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS).

Yunus Carrim, ANC MP and Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance, told the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & International Monetary Fund (IMF) that despite the difficulties of reversing corruption, especially in the context of inequality, it is up to governments to take decisive action.

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