16 Days of Activism Calendar
End Violence Against Women and Children
Section 25 of the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill
The Joint Constitutional Review Committee (Joint CRC) conducted public hearings in all the provinces of South Africa in 2018. The sole purpose of these extensive public engagements was to solicit public inputs on the Amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution.
The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill
Fast Facts – Women’s Charter
“Gender and Institutionalism: Towards Strengthening the National Gender Machinery as a response to addressing Gender Based Violence in South Africa”
The State of the Nation Address
The State of the Nation Address is one of the most important annual events in the calendar of Parliament.
The Guide to Budget
February is known as Budget Month, when the citizens of South Africa and Parliament are informed of the state of the country’s economy and what government expenditure to expect in the various departments.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or 4th IR, is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. The term was coined by Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum to describe a world where individuals move between digital domains and offline reality with the use of connected technology to enable and manage their lives.
16 Days of Activism
16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children
You and the Constitution
All other laws in the country must be in line with the Constitution.The Constitution does not replace other laws. It sets out the standards which laws must follow. It serves as the foundation of a house. The walls, windows, doors and roof of the house are other laws.
Constitutional Review Committee Pamphlet
Section 25 of the Constitution is popularly known as the property clause in the Constitution. The said clause provides the neccessary steps to be followed when the State decides to expropriate property from individuals or companies for public interest. English | Afrikaans | isiXhosa | isiZulu | isiNdebele | Sepedi | Sesotho | Setswana | siSwati | Tshivenda | Xitsonga
Constitutional Review Committee Flyer
Africa Day Pamphlet 2018
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on May 25, 1963. On this historic day, thirty-two (32) African countries met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to form the organisation. Today, Africa Day is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the world.
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Youth Month 2017
Africa Day PosterDownload.
As the name suggests, human rights are rights that everyone must enjoy, by the mere fact that they are human beings. These rights are inalienable, which means that it cannot be taken away from you except in specific situations and according to due process.
Guide to the Budget
It is impossible to say when the Budget process begins or ends, or even how individual financial years can be separated from each other. Tracking the Budget is an ongoing process.
State of the Nation Address 2016
What is the State of the Nation Address? It is an annual address to the nation by the President of the Republic of South Africa as the Head of State. It is delivered at a joint sitting of Parliament – customarily at the beginning of an annual session.
How the Budget works and Oversight
WHAT IS A BUDGET? A budget is a written document clearly showing how much income is received (coming in) and how (and on what) it will be spent within a given period of time. The main purpose of a budget is to ensure that the unlimited needs are prioritised in order of importance. This allows one to plan expenditure in such a way that priority areas (such as housing, education and healthcare) can be met.
The National Budget
We, the People...
What Are Human Rights?
How a Law is Made
How the Budget Works for Us
State of the Nation Address 2015
Parliament Gives The Green Light...
Youth and Parliament
Africa Day - 25 May 2011
State of the Nation Address 2011
Spotlight on Parliament
Since the advent of democracy in 1994 it has become possible for all citizens to get involved in what is happening in Parliament ...
- Getting involved in Parliament
- Your representatives in Parliament
- How our democracy works
- Why the Constitution is so important
- The work of Parliament
- The National Assembly
- The National Council of Provinces (NCOP)
- How a law is made
- Parliament and the Budget
- Committees in Parliament
Factsheets on Parliament
Our democracy in South Africa is very new. People struggled for a very long time for democracy in our country. Find some factsheets on Parliament here ...
A Day in Parliament
An educational cartoon depicting life in Parliament ...
State of the Nation Address 2010
The State of the Nation Address is the annual occasion when the President of the Republic of South Africa addresses Parliament and the Nation.