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Dagga Couple: Battle is won but war not over until legislation changes

Dagga Couple: Battle is won but war not over until legislation changes

Dagga Couple: Battle is won but war not over until legislation changes
Cosatu would advise Ramaphosa to dissolve parliament if they want him out

Cosatu would advise Ramaphosa to dissolve parliament if they want him out

Cosatu feels that if the ANC really wants to oust President Ramaphosa there is a solution to his problem. Bheki Ntshalintshali said the president must just dissolve parliament if they truly plan to get rid of him.

Cosatu would advise Ramaphosa to dissolve parliament if they want him out
David Mabuza was too sick to remember who was on Gupta jet

David Mabuza was too sick to remember who was on Gupta jet

Deputy president David Mabuza has once again been grilled about a flight he took to Russia on a Gupta-owned jet. Mabuza was flown to Moscow in October 2015 for emergency treatment after he was allegedly poisoned.

David Mabuza was too sick to remember who was on Gupta jet
Floyd Shivambu says EFF is ready for the war AfriForum is threatening

Floyd Shivambu says EFF is ready for the war AfriForum is threatening

Lobby group AfriForum made its oral submission into proposed amendment to the Constitution at the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) in Parliament on Thursday. The presentation was made by AfriForum CEO Ernst Roets.

Floyd Shivambu says EFF is ready for the war AfriForum is threatening
Susan Shabangu targeted by IFP in scathing attack: #StopEatingOurMoney

Susan Shabangu targeted by IFP in scathing attack: #StopEatingOurMoney

Social developments minister Susan Shabangu has come in for heavy criticism from the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) after she admitted that she had approved the purchase of cutlery and crockery at cost of more than R116 000.

Susan Shabangu targeted by IFP in scathing attack: #StopEatingOurMoney
Markus Jooste in the hot seat on Twitter after appearing before parliament

Markus Jooste in the hot seat on Twitter after appearing before parliament

Markus Jooste, the disgraced former Steinhoff CEO, appeared before Parliament on Wednesday, and although they could not ask him anything that could have been held against him on a later stage, tweeps roasted him on Twitter.

Markus Jooste in the hot seat on Twitter after appearing before parliament
Cosatu vs EFF: Federation calls party moral cretins and political idiots

Cosatu vs EFF: Federation calls party moral cretins and political idiots

Cosatu and the EFF have become embroiled in an ugly political spat. Cosatu was angered when the EFF accused its parliamentary coordinator Mathew Parks of supporting white monopoly capital during Parliaments land debate.

Cosatu vs EFF: Federation calls party moral cretins and political idiots
EFF set to introduce proposed banks amendment bill to Parliament on Tuesday

EFF set to introduce proposed banks amendment bill to Parliament on Tuesday

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are all set to introduce its proposed banks amendment bill in Parliament. The proposed bill will be introduced by the EFF’s deputy-leader Floyd Shivambu in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

EFF set to introduce proposed banks amendment bill to Parliament on Tuesday
Deputy speaker had Parliament in stitches: 'You've got your dipstick in the wrong hole'

Deputy speaker had Parliament in stitches: 'You've got your dipstick in the wrong hole'

It is a known fact that South Africa's Parliament can deliver some of the best entertainment in the country. If it is not physically fighting or mocking each other, politicians' statements leaves South Africans in stitches.

Deputy speaker had Parliament in stitches: 'You've got your dipstick in the wrong hole'
Parliament introduces new rules on how to oust the president of SA

Parliament introduces new rules on how to oust the president of SA

Parliament’s National Assembly Rules Committee has agreed on a set of rules and procedures which deals with Section 89 of the Constitution. The section deals with the ousting of a sitting president of the Republic of South Africa.

Parliament introduces new rules on how to oust the president of SA
Draft expropriation bill officially withdrawn from Parliament by public works committee

Draft expropriation bill officially withdrawn from Parliament by public works committee

The draft expropriation bill which was introduced by the department of public works and has been before Parliament since 2015 has been withdrawn by the public works committee. The bill could be reintroduced in the future.

Draft expropriation bill officially withdrawn from Parliament by public works committee
Busted, Parliament version: Hilarious video of Zuma, Juju and Mbete left tweeps in stitches

Busted, Parliament version: Hilarious video of Zuma, Juju and Mbete left tweeps in stitches

A hilarious video of the song 'Busted' was shared on social media, however, the music video featured former SA president Jacob Zuma, EFF leader Julius Malema and speaker Baleka Mbete. Briefly took a look at some of the reactions.

Busted, Parliament version: Hilarious video of Zuma, Juju and Mbete left tweeps in stitches
Juju claims R56 billion energy deal rushed through to benefit Ramaphosa’s family

Juju claims R56 billion energy deal rushed through to benefit Ramaphosa’s family

Julius Malema accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of rushing to sign the R56 billion renewable energy deal with the express intent of benefiting his various business allies and in particular his brother-in-law Patrice Motsepe.

Juju claims R56 billion energy deal rushed through to benefit Ramaphosa’s family
Parliament considers issuing gag order against Cricket South Africa over T20 talks

Parliament considers issuing gag order against Cricket South Africa over T20 talks

Cricket South Africa might be hit with a complete media blackout imposed by Parliament regarding any future announcements about the proposed T20 Global League in order to save the organisation from further financial losses.

Parliament considers issuing gag order against Cricket South Africa over T20 talks
Buffalo City swears in one of its youngest councillors, Kwanele Zonke

Buffalo City swears in one of its youngest councillors, Kwanele Zonke

23-year-old Kwanele Zonke, of the Democratic Alliance, was sworn in as a councillor in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality on Tuesday, 21 August. He's now one of Buffalo City's youngest councillors. More here.

Buffalo City swears in one of its youngest councillors, Kwanele Zonke
National minimum wage bill sent to Ramaphosa after being cleared by Parliament

National minimum wage bill sent to Ramaphosa after being cleared by Parliament

The new national minimum wage bill has been sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa to be signed into law after clearing its final hurdles in Parliament. The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) approved the bill on Tuesday.

National minimum wage bill sent to Ramaphosa after being cleared by Parliament
Mkhwebane’s fight to save job off to rocky start as she snubs Parliament

Mkhwebane’s fight to save job off to rocky start as she snubs Parliament

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was expected to start the battle to save her job on Wednesday morning. Mkhwebane was due to appear before Parliament’s Portfolio Committee for Justice to give reasons why she should keep her job

Mkhwebane’s fight to save job off to rocky start as she snubs Parliament
Young boy's important question about voting floors parliament

Young boy's important question about voting floors parliament

A young unnamed South African boy recently asked Parliament whether children should be allowed to vote or not. He argued that some children develop faster than others in terms of intelligence. Read more on Briefly.

Young boy's important question about voting floors parliament
4 Interesting facts about Bantu Holomisa on his 63rd birthday

4 Interesting facts about Bantu Holomisa on his 63rd birthday

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa is celebrating his 63rd birthday on Wednesday. So, in honour of the former ANC NEC member’s birthday, Briefly.co.za gathered four interesting facts about him.

4 Interesting facts about Bantu Holomisa on his 63rd birthday
Thuli Madonsela is officially off the market: The former Public Protector is engaged

Thuli Madonsela is officially off the market: The former Public Protector is engaged

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is planning to walk down the aisle. News of her engagement broke on Tuesday night while she starred as a guest on SABC 3's Real Talk with TV presenter Azania Mosaka. Congraulations!

Thuli Madonsela is officially off the market: The former Public Protector is engaged
Explainer: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?

Explainer: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?

Disgruntled South African sugar cane farmers from across the country have embarked on nationwide protest action over fears of job losses caused by an increase of cheap sugar imports after tariffs against cheap imports stopped.

Explainer: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?
Malema lashes out at black media outlets and journalists calls them house-n.....s

Malema lashes out at black media outlets and journalists calls them house-n.....s

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has lashed out at media outlets and journalists who are critical of his party. Malema singled out some black journalists as being house-n.....s in a verbal tirade on Monday.

Malema lashes out at black media outlets and journalists calls them house-n.....s
Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments

Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments

The DA has taken exception with Julius Malema’s remarks about the majority of Indians being racists, so-much-so, that the DA has opened a complaint against the EFF leader and his deputy Floyd Shivambu for their recent remarks.

Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments
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