7 of Parliament's most amusing moments: From 'Shut up Steenhuisen' to 'that little finger'


- briefly.co.za | 4 months ago

South Africa's Parliament is not without it's lighter, funnier moments.

While Members of Parliament are usually stern and serious during meetings, the occasional funny or chaotic moment does pop up every now and then. As 2018 slowly drags itself toward an end, it is the perfect time to reflect on the good and bad that happened in South Africa.

There were many moments when South Africans held their hair in their hands in exasperation at the Parliament and the government, but there were some lighter moments too.A video was shared on the internet that highlighted some of the more light-hearted moments in Parliament, and Briefly.co.za took a look at it.

In a brief discussion, here's what amused South Africa the most during Parliament meetings:Parliamentary brawlWhile heated arguments are nothing new when opposition parties start quarrelling, physical altercations aren't a regular thing. House chair Thoko Didiza found it difficult to keep order in the building as the EFF and the DA kept acting unruly.

Steenhuisen of the DA called the EFF 'VBS Bank looters', and this triggered an angered response by the Red Berets.

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