November 16, 2018

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.

You had to admire the members of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission at last week’s hearing of the National Council of Province’s (NCOP’s) Select Committee on Trade and International Relations.

Land expropriation without compensation has already galvanized much public debate and contestation amongst leadership from all sectors, but AYESHA MOTALA, from UCT’s Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC), asks what does this mean for people living in rural areas?

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.

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