5th Parliament swearing in ceremony of NA and NCOP

National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

  Latest Media Statements


National Assembly Passes Motion to Dissolve Parliament

Today the National Assembly unanimously adopted a motion by the Chief Whip of the Majority Party, comrade Jackson Mthembu, to dissolve the Assembly in terms of section 50 (1) of the Constitution relating to the dissolution of the Assembly before the expiry of its term.

ANC Parliamentary Caucus Statement on 2019 Budget

The ANC Parliamentary Caucus welcomes the 2019 budget speech as delivered by the Minister of Finance, comrade Tito Mboweni, in the National Assembly today. Despite the economically adverse climate, this budget offers significant potential to advance the socio-economic transformation of our country. It speaks directly to economic growth, job creation and the reduction of inequalities.

National Assembly adopts Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill and Carbon Tax Bill

Dr Zukile Luyenge's resignation from the ANC

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip confirms the resignation of serving ANC Member of Parliament, Dr Zukile Luyenge, as a member of the ANC. As it is common practice, the ANC Chief Whip, comrade Jackson Mthembu, confirmed Dr Luyenge's defection with him after his resignation was reported in the media over the weekend.

ANC Welcomes the establishement of the Ad-Hoc Committee to amend Section 25 of the Constitution

At its last plenary session for the year, the National Assembly adopted a motion tabled by the Chief Whip of the Majority Party, comrade Jackson Mthembu, to establish an Ad Hoc Committee in terms of National Assembly Rule 253, which will initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution, as per the recommendations contained in the Joint Constitutional Review Committee (JCRC) report.

  Private Member's Bill

Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill