Policy, Law, Economics and Politics - Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
This privately-owned website is operated and maintained by Creamer Media
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
   
 
 
Article by: Thabi Madiba - Creamer Media Research Assistant and Reporter
Daily Podcast - November 11, 2016
 
 
 
 
Embed Code Close
content
 
Advertisements:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

November,11 2016.
For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Thabi Madiba.

Making headlines:
Motion of no confidence in Zuma fails
We must learn from Fransman case says Western Cape ANC
And, the call for free education is more relevant than ever before


A motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has failed, once again.

The motion was brought by the Democratic Alliance yesterday following the release of the Public Protector's State of Capture report.

The motion failed when 214 MPs voted against it and 126 voted in its favour. One MP abstained and 58 did not vote.

Debating the motion in the National Assembly yesterday, political parties blasted Zuma, calling him corrupt and a Gupta president.

 

There are lessons to be learnt from the five-year suspension of provincial chairperson Marius Fransman, the Western Cape African National Congress said yesterday.

The ANC's national disciplinary committee on Thursday announced it had found Fransman guilty on two counts of misconduct, and suspended his party membership for five years.

Party members had to appreciate that the party had structures and that processes had to be respected, spokesperson Yonela Diko said yesterday.

Leaders criticising each other in public, instead of paying each other visits to discuss their differences, reflected a "lack of deeper and meaningful relationships".

 

The call for free education is more relevant now than ever before, Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana said yesterday.

He said that students were now seeing the value in education and [it] has them class. And I think it will be much sooner than may be expected."

He said through Nsfas, government has over the past 25 years spent R59-billion on the education of 1.5-million needy students.


To advertise on Polity email advertising@creamermedia.co.za
That’s a roundup of news making headlines today

Edited by: Creamer Media Reporter
 
Comment Guidelines (150 word limit)
 
 
 
 
  Topics on this page
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Online Publishers Association
Close