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That week in Parliament

26 February 2024

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (26 February 2024)

BUDGET 2024/25 In his Budget speech, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced policy proposals for: Gold and Foreign Exchange Contingency Reserve Account settlement framework reforms intended to ‘reduce government borrowing and improve the Reserve...
26 February 2024

The Week Ahead: Question Time, Legislation, Mini-Plenaries & Budget 2024

There's a full and mixed flavour to the coming week's parliamentary business. The major points of interest will come from the Question Time session with the Executive and mini-plenaries. There are also several high-profile meetings in the Committee...
25 February 2024

2024 Provincial Budget Dates

Gauteng (05 March 2024) Mr. Jacob Mamabolo                                                                   l                   Watch Gauteng Treasury Budget Summary Limpopo (05 March 2024) Mr Seaparo Sekoati                                         ...
22 February 2024

Explainer: Conclusion of the Sixth Parliament

Will the NA be dissolved? When does its term of office expire? Parliament is elected for a term of five years. Whenever there is a general election, a new parliament is constituted. In terms of section 49 of the Constitution, a proclamation calling...
19 February 2024

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (19 February 2024)

POSTBANK The South African Postbank Ltd Amendment Act, 2023, came into force today (19 February 2024) by presidential proclamation, in the Government Gazette. The Act provides for: the transfer in shareholding from the South African Post Office SOC...
18 February 2024

The Week Ahead: Budget Week & Removal of Judges

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s Budget Speech on Wednesday, 21 February will dominate headlines this week. The Budget is an annual plan for what the government wants to achieve and how it will spend money to achieve those goals. It is the most...
16 February 2024

Budget 2024: All You Need To Know

Every February the Minister of Finance presents the Budget for the upcoming fiscal year in Parliament. The 2024 Budget will be presented by Minister Godongwana at a sitting of the National Assembly at the Cape Town City Hall on Wednesday, 21 February...
14 February 2024

2024 State of the Province Address (SOPA)

Western Cape (19 February 2024) Premier Alan Winde Speech                              l           Watch Gauteng (19 February 2024) Premier Panyaza Lesufi Speech                        l            Watch North West (20 February 2024) Acting...
12 February 2024

The Week Ahead: 2024 SONA Debate

The main highlight is the joint debate on the State of the Nation Address  (SONA) on Tuesday and Wednesday as well as the President’s response to the debate on Thursday. This occasion is a highlight on the parliamentary calendar as all party leaders...
11 February 2024

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (12 February 2024)

ENERGY In his speech at this year’s ‘Investing in Mining in Africa’ indaba, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe announced that the deadline for comment on the draft Integrated Resource Plan has been extended to 23 March 2024. At the...