5th Parliament swearing in ceremony of NA and NCOP

National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

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Reconfiguration of ANC Study Group on Public Service and Administration

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip has received a directive from the organisation to relieve comrade Dr Makhosi Khoza from her position of Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration owing to the irretrievable breakdown of relations between herself and ANC members of the committee.

Boycott of PSA Portfolio Committee meeting constitutes ill-discipline

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip received a letter from members of the ANC Study Group on Public Service and Administration (PSA) stating that they have decided to suspend all study group and portfolio committee meetings until their grievance in relation to the committee chairperson, ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza, who they believe has bridged ANC discipline, has been addressed. This letter has since been leaked to various media houses.

ANC in Parliament rejects audience with Israeli Delegation

The ANC Study Group on International Relations and Cooperation applauds Parliament's decision to reject an invitation to meet members of the Israeli Knesset (Israel's unicameral parliament). This follows a decision of the ANC Parliamentary Caucus to reject an invite from the Israeli Ambassador Mr Arthur Lenk requesting that Parliament's Portfolio Committee on International Relations meet a delegation from the Israeli Knesset on 16 or 17 August 2017.

DA plan to remove a democratically elected government exposed

Hardly a day after the ANC correctly defeated the DA's ploy to remove a democratically elected government in parliament through a motion of no confidence, the DA today announced that it will table a motion for the dissolution of parliament and call for early elections.

Parliament rejects attempt to collapse government

The Parliamentary Caucus of the African National Congress welcomes Parliament's rejection of the DA's motion of no confidence in President Zuma in the National Assembly today.

  Private Member's Bill

Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill