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PRESIDING OFFICERS HOLD DIALOGUE ON MEANING AND UNDERSTANDING OF RULES OF PARLIAMENT (29th January 2018)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament held a rules dialogue in Johannesburg today with the media, non-profit organisations and other stakeholders on its rules review process. Read more

PRESIDING OFFICERS PRESENT FAR-REACHING OVERVIEW OF FIFTH PARLIAMENT’S MID-TERM REPORT (14th November 2017)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament presented a far-reaching overview of the Fifth Parliament’s Mid-Term Report to various stakeholders at Parliament today. Read more

PARLIAMENT’S PRESIDING OFFICERS TO REFLECT ON MID-TERM ACHIEVEMENTS (13th November 2017)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament will be presenting the performance report of the Fifth Parliament tomorrow. Read more

SPEAKER WELCOMES DIFFERENT INTERNATIONAL VISITORS AT PARLIAMENT (7th November 2017)

There is a wide range of issues on which to build bilateral relations on a sustainable basis between South Africa and France, climate change for example is one of those, the Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Baleka Mbete told the French Ambassador to So Read more

A PEOPLE’S PARLIAMENT MUST BE ABOUT PEOPLE – SAYS DEPUTY SPEAKER (12th October 2017)

A people’s Parliament is a Parliament about people, always thinking progressively about ways of improving the living conditions of the people it represents. Read more

PARLIAMENTARY BUDGET OFFICES PLAY MAJOR ROLE IN BUDGETING PROCESS OF THEIR COUNTRIES (16th August 2017)

PBOs play a critical role in strengthening good governance and democracy by providing technical support to Parliaments to be able to analyse government budgets and conduct effective fiscal oversight, said National Assembly Speaker, Ms Baleka Mbete. Read more

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE ON THE CARDS (24th July 2017)

The Legislative Sector has resolved to host an International Conference on Women towards the end of August 2017. Read more

DEPUTY SPEAKER WRAPS UP YOUTH MONTH (28th June 2017)

As South Africa comes to the close of another Youth Month – the 41st since Soweto students changed the course of history – the Deputy Speaker to Parliament, Mr LechesaTsenoli, called young people “to the front”. “That is where you belong,” he said in Parl Read more

INVESTMENT IN ENERGY A CATALYST TO ECONOMIC GROWTH (7th June 2017)

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, today encouraged delegates at the Africa Oil & Power Conference to find solutions to the crippling energy challenges facing the continent. Africa Oil & Power is a platform for energy investment and po Read more

MUCH STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES OF POVERTY, INEQUALITY – BALEKA MBETE (30th May 2017)

Presenting Parliament’s 2017/18 Budget Vote predicated on the “Celebration of 20 years of the Constitution and 20 years since the establishment of the NCOP”, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, stated that although much has been achieve Read more