PARLIAMENT

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Parliament reaches settlement with whistleblower

Former head of security Zelda Holtzman relieved her “name is cleared”

By Alicestine October - 9 May 2018
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Learners in Limpopo town unable to write exams

Department of Basic Education under fire for shifting blame and not putting in place contingency plans

By Alicestine October and Sune Payne - 15 September 2017
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Parliament in court over its high paid bouncers

New elite security team displaces long-serving parliamentary protection officers

By Moira Levy - 13 September 2017
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Social grants: MPs accuse SASSA of deliberate delays

Post Office’s role in grant payments unclear

By Barbara Maregele - 15 August 2017
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Both sides cheer as Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Vote in eighth unsuccessful motion of no confidence was much closer than most people expected

By Sune Payne and GroundUp Staff - 8 August 2017
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Diverse groups unite in call for Zuma to go

Thousands march to Parliament, including ANC allies Cosatu and SACP

By Ashleigh Furlong - 7 August 2017
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Parliament committee on party funding begins its work

First meeting discusses whether ruling party is entitled to make its own representation

By Sune Payne and GroundUp Staff - 4 August 2017
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Civil society leaders support march to end Zuma regime

“We intend for the character of our march against the Zuma Presidency to be educational, embracing, inclusive and diverse”

By Ashleigh Furlong - 3 August 2017
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Parliament can help blind people access books

Only the publishing industry stands in the way

By Marcus Low - 2 August 2017
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Scopa takes aim at Hawks and NPA

“We want faster results. Society is waiting for consequences.”

By Sune Payne and Moira Levy - 2 August 2017
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Parliamentarian tries to curb abortion

Terminating a pregnancy after 12 weeks will be much harder if bill passes

By Safura Abdool Karim - 1 August 2017
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Heated civil society meeting debates secret ballot

Opposing positions presented by Makhosi Khoza, Bantu Holomisa and Steven Friedman

By Barbara Maregele and Natalie Pertsovsky - 12 July 2017
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MPs and minister argue over social grants in Parliament

Bathabile Dlamini says government is “paying our people properly” because of the work done by Net1

By Ashleigh Furlong - 26 May 2017
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Energy Minister says government may appeal nuclear judgment

Mmamoloko Kubayi acknowledges serious problems in her department

By Melanie Gosling - 2 May 2017
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Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill: MPs failed dismally to consult the public

Flawed hearings made a mockery of constitutional requirements

By Sobantu Mzwakali - 5 April 2017
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Social grants will be paid on 1 April, Gordhan promises

Scopa Chairman Themba Godi says there is a “crisis of no confidence” in Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini

By Barbara Maregele - 14 March 2017