January 17, 2018

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.

The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Thandi Modise, this week led the South African parliamentary delegation to the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly.

Six months after the news first emerged that ANC presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Ndlamini Zuma was receiving VIP protection services nothing has changed, despite the public outcry.

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