As the name suggests, human rights are rights that everyone must enjoy, by the mere fact that they are human beings. These rights are inalienable, which means that it cannot be taken away from you except in specific situations and according to due process.
Guide to the Budget
It is impossible to say when the Budget process begins or ends, or even how individual financial years can be separated from each other. Tracking the Budget is an ongoing process.
State of the Nation Address 2016
What is the State of the Nation Address? It is an annual address to the nation by the President of the Republic of South Africa as the Head of State. It is delivered at a joint sitting of Parliament – customarily at the beginning of an annual session.
How the Budget works and Oversight
WHAT IS A BUDGET? A budget is a written document clearly showing how much income is received (coming in) and how (and on what) it will be spent within a given period of time. The main purpose of a budget is to ensure that the unlimited needs are prioritised in order of importance. This allows one to plan expenditure in such a way that priority areas (such as housing, education and healthcare) can be met.
The National Budget
We, the People...
What Are Human Rights?
How a Law is Made
How the Budget Works for Us
State of the Nation Address 2015
Parliament Gives The Green Light...
Youth and Parliament
Africa Day - 25 May 2011
State of the Nation Address 2011
Spotlight on Parliament
Since the advent of democracy in 1994 it has become possible for all citizens to get involved in what is happening in Parliament ...
- Getting involved in Parliament
- Your representatives in Parliament
- How our democracy works
- Why the Constitution is so important
- The work of Parliament
- The National Assembly
- The National Council of Provinces (NCOP)
- How a law is made
- Parliament and the Budget
- Committees in Parliament
Factsheets on Parliament
Our democracy in South Africa is very new. People struggled for a very long time for democracy in our country. Find some factsheets on Parliament here ...
A Day in Parliament
An educational cartoon depicting life in Parliament ...
State of the Nation Address 2010
The State of the Nation Address is the annual occasion when the President of the Republic of South Africa addresses Parliament and the Nation.