Final week of Parliament 2021: Vote on expropriation fails

This week is the final week of Parliamentary programming for 2021. Parliament will rise on this Friday 10 December for the year. The biggest news from the Parliamentary week is undoubtably the vote on the ANC’s controversial proposal to amend the constitution to clearly allow the seizure of land without compensation. As reported by the […]

Update from Parliament: A busy week ahead with crypto, fake news and Eskom’s unbundling

This week sees Parliament continuing with its series of budget-related mini plenaries ahead of the final vote on the budget set to take place next week. But, there’s some non-budget-related activity that’s of interest too. In committee, the Portfolio Committee on Communications will be holding a roundtable discussion on the impact of digital media in […]