The Week Ahead: Municipal Matters & Men’s Parliament

Parliament, in partnership with the South African National Aids Council, will host a two-day National Men’s Parliament today and on Tuesday, 22 November under the theme: “Takuwani Riime! Institutionalising a Responsive Men’s Movement.” This third biennial sectoral Parliament, convened under the banner of the Takuwani Riime Men’s Movement, is a ...

The Week Ahead: Independent Panel decision & Taking Parliament to the People

There's a full and mixed flavour to the coming week's parliamentary business.

But everything will be overshadowed by the decision of the independent panel, which has to determine whether President Ramaphosa has a prima facie case to answer on Phala Phala. The Panel has until 18 November to complete its ...

The Week Ahead: Mini-plenaries

There are five weeks left until Parliament rises for the year.

In the remaining days, lawmakers are scheduled to vote on several Bills, approve government spending, hold debates, scrutinise government performance, conduct oversight visits, consider statutory appointments and instruments and finalise assorted Committee Reports.

The NA chamber has a full ...

The Week Ahead: Question Time with the President

The President's oral question session - on Thursday - is the high point of the parliamentary week. The President is required to answer questions of national or international importance once per term in accordance with the annual parliamentary programme. The questions are sifted and published beforehand to ensure that only ...

The Week Ahead: #MTBPS2022

All eyes will be on the Minister of Finance when he presents the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on Wednesday. The MTBPS outlines the economic context against which the 2023 budget is being formulated and sets out the spending framework for the next three years.

In addition, the mini-budget gives ...