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Parliament welcomes press Ombudsman ruling agianst alleged ‘Securitisation of Parliament’

Sello Theletsane Tuesday 20 June -Parliament welcomed the ruling of the Press Ombudsman on its complaint against the Daily Maverick story of 22 May 2017, headlined: “Securocracy, Parliament edition: Where the ceilings have eyes”. The institution lodged its complaint on 29 May arguing that the Daily Maverick’s article breached various provisions of the code of […]

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Gigaba and co must be compelled to explain to Parliament how Guptas were made citizens: MPs

PARLIAMENT, June 20 – Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will be summoned to appear before Parliament’s home affairs committee next week to explain the reasoning behind him granting the Gupta family early citizenship in his previous role as home affairs minister. Following heated exchanges between MPs over the absence of home affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, who […]

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Brown accused of exaggerating renewable energy prices

PARLIAMENT, June 20 – Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the department of energy were accused on Tuesday of exaggerating the price of renewable energy to win public support for Eskom’s contested nuclear expansion programme. Brown told Parliament’s portfolio committee on energy the actual current cost of renewable energy was R2.14 per kilowatt hour, compared […]

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President Jacob Zuma sends condolences to Germany following former Chancellor Helmut Kohl’s passing

SOLLY MAKGANOTO South African’s President Jacob Zuma has on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa conveyed a message of condolences to the Government and people of Germany following the passing on of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. President Zuma recalled former Chancellor Helmut Kohl’s momentous role in the reunification of Germany during […]