August 24, 2019
How the 2019 election was saved

How the 2019 election was saved

Aug, 18, 2019 Opinion

Big changes in electoral law are on the cards after the allegations around double-voting were made in the general election in May this year. JAN-JAN JOUBERT looks back on the drama that played out largely behind the scenes at the election results centre in Pretoria in the days immediately following the May 8 election.

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Party funding act in possible face-off with access to information legislation

Party funding act in possible face-off with access…

Aug, 18, 2019 News

As the battle about the future form of party political funding heats up, the parliamentary portfolio committee on justice and constitutional development has tabled amendments to the Promotion of Access...

Briefs that show it all: stuff taxpayers don’t know that they are paying for

Briefs that show it all: stuff taxpayers don’t…

Aug, 18, 2019 Opinion

The 2019 Appropriations Act, which appears to be the only act passed by the sixth parliament during its first term, includes a few nasty surprises. For one thing, even though...

Did the new parliament pass its first term report?

Did the new parliament pass its first term…

Aug, 18, 2019 Opinion

Recess has come to an end and parliamentarians return for the second term this week, which is a good time to release a report on the performance for the first...

Political parties tried to capture student protests

Political parties tried to capture student protests

Aug, 17, 2019 Opinion

Looking back on recent student unrest the Vice Chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand, Adam Habib, says the moment the #Feesmustfall movement went wrong was when political parties moved...

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