Parliament Central: SA’s newest comedy show

Once upon a time, Parliament was a house of etiquette, decorum and even conservative behaviour. But that’s done with. This year the house has been the setting for one hilarious episode after another. While the EFF has usually found itself at the centre of the parliamentary shenanigans we’ve seen, on Thursday the ANC and the DA entered the fray with Mmusi Maimane showing his boss side and Lindiwe Zulu unleashing her inner street fighter. It would seem Channel 408 has been highjacked by a cast if entertainers rather than politicians, and more viewers keep tuning in.

It’s all fun and games though, until we need to pass a new law or hold an elected official to account. Lest we forget: