5th Parliament swearing in ceremony of NA and NCOP

National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

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There's Neither Comfort nor Luxury in Nkandla - contractors & officials must be pursued

The parliamentary ad hoc committee set up to consider the police minister's report on security upgrades at the President's private residence in Nkandla today concluded its business in Parliament, following a series of meetings in Parliament and Pietermaritzburg as well as in loco inspection at Nkandla private residence of the President.

Parliament overwhelmingly adopt Rules dealing with disruptions of the House

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip welcomes the adoption of the amended rules of the National Assembly that spell-out procedures and processes to be followed by Presiding Officers when dealing with members who disrupt proceedings of the House.

EFF break-in claims against ANC nonsensical

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip has no intention of either entertaining or responding to the reckless claims by the EFF in the media linking the alleged break-in at its parliamentary offices to the African National Congress.

DA MOB disrupts media site inspection at Nkandla

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip is outraged that the site inspection arranged for the media at the private residence of the President at Nkandla this morning was disrupted by members of the DA, led by the party's Chief Whip John Steenhuizen.

SANEF's Criticism of Parliament on Nkandla media access unfair

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip is disappointed by the unfortunate allegations levelled against Parliament by Sanef regarding the institution's inability to grant journalists permission to accompany the ad hoc committee members to the President's private residence in Nkandla.