July 22, 2018

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) came under fire from MPs on Tuesday for not providing accurate information on the number of learners needing transport.

Dramatic financial shortfalls for the provision of child welfare services by non-profit organisations (NPOs) have emerged.

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement made it clear that nuclear energy was ‘unaffordable’. Minister of Energy, David Mahlobo, said there was finality and the nuclear build would proceed. Who to believe: Mahlobo or Gigaba?

"In regular visits to South Africa – most recently last month – I have been stunned by the systemic transnational financial crime network." Lord Peter Hain speaks out.

Oversight visits by the Portfolio Committee of Health to National Health Insurance pilot sites provided very little clarity on progress made.

The Portfolio Committee on Police called on SAPS and its related entities to report on what they have done to address the concerns raised in the Auditor General’s (AG’s) recent report.

A parliamentary task team has been established to pursue the formation of an all-encompassing parliamentary “super” human rights body.

The Department of Human Settlements admitted in Parliament this week that it has largely failed the residents of Cape Town’s informal settlements, especially when it comes to service delivery.

The Western Cape government needs another half a billion rand to deal with the current water crisis.

It is business as usual for the Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties, which will resume public hearings next month.

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