Parliament

National Lotteries Commission grilled in Parliament

Questions asked about conflicts of interest and unfinished projects

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6 November 2019

Police chalk up arrests with anti-gang units

But civil society tells Parliament that an untrained and under resourced police force is failing communities

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13 February 2019

Taxi council blames government for violence

Lack of recognition and consultation root cause of most disputes in the industry, says SANTACO

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16 August 2018

2.5 million people at risk of not receiving social grants on time

Provincial heads at the South African Social Security Agency briefed Parliament on contingency plans

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16 March 2018

Energy minister insists on nuclear

Committee demands clarity on costs but gets none

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23 November 2017

Post Office will get deal to pay social grants by Friday

MPs still concerned with timeline of implementing the new payment system

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21 November 2017

PRASA board snubs Parliament

Agency fails to turn up at key meeting

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14 November 2017

We don’t have money or staff, says fisheries department

MPs told directorate can’t implement co-operatives policy

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13 November 2017

Government is 11 years past deadline to end bucket system

About 17,000 toilets, each costing R15,000, built in Free State and none in use

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9 November 2017

MPs slam Social Development’s annual report

Problems include lapsed foster grants, missed targets for elderly, too many roadshows and much more

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7 November 2017

Treasury steps in to break social grants deadlock

SASSA and Post Office fail to reach agreement

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2 November 2017

Western Cape needs half-a-billion rand for water crisis

MP demands to know why National Disaster Management Centre refused requests for help, yet underspent its budget by R300m

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26 October 2017

Money for police forensic services diverted to Home Affairs

Forensic services gets R1.7 billion; VIP protection gets R1.4 billion

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26 October 2017

2,200 police firearms lost in three years

MPs furious at cops for not being able to look after their weapons

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19 October 2017

MPs grill regulator over train safety

But the Railway Safety Regulator’s answers are thin

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19 October 2017