December 15, 2019

One of Parliament’s chief objectives is oversight of the executive, and one of the primary tools it uses to achieve this is Question Time.

Notes from the House publishes a regular column of briefs from behind the scenes in Parliament. This is not fake news – though you may be forgiven for thinking it could be.

The Judicial Tribunal, lead by Judge President Achmat Jappie, enquiring into the complaint laid against Judge Nkola Motata has resulted in an extremely serious finding.

The Border Management Authority Bill may finally have reached the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), after being passed by the National Assembly in June last year. But this comes years after the legislation was first mooted.

Zuma’s connections in the undercover world of security and intelligence face being exposed in the clean-up currently underway, and they are doing their best to prevent that, MARIANNE THAMM writes in Daily Maverick.

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