MEDIA RELEASE: PARLIAMENT MOURNS SAD PASSING OF FORMER NCOP DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON MS PEGGY HOLLANDER (2nd February 2024)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament led by National Assembly Speaker, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and National Council of Provinces Chairperson, Mr Amos Masondo today learnt with great sadness of the passing of the former National Council of Provinces (NC Read more

SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS EFFECTIVE OVERSIGHT AS CORNERSTONE OF IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE (30th January 2024)

National Assembly Speaker, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula today stressed how crucial effective and qualitative oversight is in ensuring that the people of South Africa receive the quality services they deserve. Read more

MEDIA RELEASE: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PASSES SEVERAL BILLS (30th November 2023)

The National Assembly (NA) has passed several Bills, including three money bills, at its hybrid plenary sitting today. The Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill, the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, and the Tax Administration Laws.... Read more

MEDIA ADVISORY: NA SPEAKER LEADS PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION TO UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP28) (29th November 2023)

The Speaker of the National Assembly (NA), Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, will lead a multi-party parliamentary delegation to the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP) that will be held from 30 November to 12 December at Expo City Dubai in the United Arab Emi Read more

REMARKS BY HON. NN MAPISA-NQAKULA, SPEAKER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PARLIAMENT OF RSA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EFC-SADC, 28 NOVEMBER 2023, CAPE TOWN (28th November 2023)

We thank you for the invitation to be part of, and to address this august occasion, convened to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC countries (ECF-SADC). Read more

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS MOTION TO SUSPEND DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL (21st November 2023)

The National Assembly has adopted a motion calling for the South African government to close the Israeli Embassy in South Africa and suspend all diplomatic relations with Israel with an approved amendment by the ANC. Read more

MEDIA ALERT: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO CONSIDER GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE BILL WHILE SECURITY CLUSTER 1A MINISTERS ANSWER QUESTIONS IN NCOP (31st October 2023)

The National Assembly (NA) will convene a hybrid plenary tomorrow, Tuesday 31 October at 14:00 to, among others, consider the report of the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities. The report is on the National Council on Gender. Read more

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AGREES TO RECOMMEND ADVOCATE KHOLEKA GCALEKA FOR APPOINTMENT AS NEXT PUBLIC PROTECTOR (19th October 2023)

The National Assembly (NA) at a physical plenary sitting today recommended that President Cyril Ramaphosa appoint Advocate Kholeka Gcaleka as the next Public Protector (PP). Read more

MEDIA STATEMENT: PRESIDING OFFICERS OF PARLIAMENT LEAD SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATION TO COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE TAKING PLACE IN GHANA (30th September 2023)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament, the Speaker of the National Assembly (NA), Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Mr Amos Masondo are leading a high-level delegation of members of Parliament and Read more

MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESIDING OFFICERS AND PARTY LEADERS VISIT THE BUTHELEZIS TO CONVEY CONDOLENCES (12th September 2023)

The Presiding Officers led by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Mr Amos Masondo, will tomorrow lead a delegation of leaders of various parliamentary political partie Read more