The ANC Parliamentary Caucus has nominated former Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula as the party’s candidate for Speaker of the National Assembly.
DA has expressed alarm at the inclusion of state custodianship of “certain land” in an ANC proposal on land expropriation without compensation.
COSATU has called for a speedy amendment of the Pension Funds Act to allow workers in financial distress to use part of their pensions as security for loans.
A batch of 300,000 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses is expected in South Africa on Friday, paving the way for vaccination of teachers.
Tourism Minister Mmamokolo Kubayi-Ngubane is in hot water after Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung apparently contradicted her on eNCA’s Checkpoint.
Eskom will suspend load shedding from 12h00 to 17h00 on Friday to allow Parliament to pass various appropriation bills.
EFF says it will present a Students’ Debt Cancellation Private Member’s Bill in Parliament “to ensure the cancellation of all student debt.”
ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule says ANC MPs who skipped the vote “did the right thing” by not “sleeping with the enemy.”
Social Development Minister Lindowe Zulu says her department should “get the necessary support” from other departments to introduce a Basic Income Grant.
ATM’s court bid to set aside Thandi Modise’s decision to hold the motion’s vote via open ballot was postponed to February 2021.