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28 Apr 2017
 
 
Zuma will attend Cosatu May Day rally – ANC
MAY DAY RALLY
President Jacob Zuma will attend Cosatu's worker's day celebrations in Bloemfontein, the African National Congress said on Friday. This was despite calls by some Cosatu affiliates that the trade...
 
 
26 Apr 2017
 
DA's SABC break in accusations 'politically desperate' – SSA
POLITICS
The State Security Agency (SSA) has labelled an accusation by the Democratic Alliance (DA) that the SSA was possibly involved in a recent break-in at the South African Broadcasting Corporation's...
 
 
Citizens must unite to save corruption-crippled SA
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Democratic institutions in South Africa are in disarray. Serious breaches of accountability have made it hard for the constitutional aspiration of responsive and transparent governance to become a...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
Parliament break-in an attack on SABC - R2K
SABC
The recent break in at the South Aafrican Broadcasting Corporation's Parliament offices is an attack on both the public broadcaster and Parliament itself, the Right2Know campaign says. "We are...
 
 
21 Apr 2017
 
 
 
SA: Legislative sector congratulates members graduating today at Wits
STATEMENT
The South African Legislative Sector congratulates the 162 Members of Parliament (MPs) and Provincial Legislatures (MPLs) graduating at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) today after...
 
 
MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND PROVICINCIAL LEGISLATURES TO GRADUATE AT WITS UNIVERSITY
What's On
Over 160 Members of Parliament (MPs) and Provincial Legislatures (MPLs) are graduating at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) today after completing the Graduate Certificate in Governance...
 
 
EFF 'willing to go to highest court' to defend free speech – Shivambu
POLITICS
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have vehemently rejected the Speaker of Parliament’s referral of EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu to the disciplinary committee of Parliament. Not only that, the...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
MPs to probe issue of presidential notice on deployment of army at Sona
POLITICS
Parliament’s powers and privileges committee has been asked to investigate a query by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on why neither the president nor the Speaker informed the National Assembly of the...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Secret ballot bid assumes ANC MPs are 'spineless' - Mbete
POLITICS
There are no exceptional circumstances warranting the United Democratic Movement (UDM) direct access to the Constitutional Court, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete believes. Furthermore, the...
 
 
 
 
Speaker, Zuma file papers in no confidence motion case
POLITICS
Speaker Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma have filed papers in the Constitutional Court responding to an application from the United Democratic Movement on the motion of no confidence. In the...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Only Maimane can withdraw motion of no confidence - Parliament
POLITICS
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete does not have the power to withdraw the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament said on Wednesday. Only Democratic Alliance (DA) leader...
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Speaker not opposed to secret ballot – Parliament
POLITICS
Speaker Baleka Mbete was not opposed to a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma being held by secret ballot, but was rather not Constitutionally empowered to approve such a vote,...
 
 
Concourt grants UDM access over secret ballot on motion of no confidence
POLITICS
The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has been granted access to the Constitutional Court over their calls for the secret ballot to be used in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob...
 
 
The Star: Mbeki warns ANC MPs
STATEMENT
Former President Thabo Mbeki has called on ANC MPs to vote in the interest of the people instead of those of the governing party when the National Assembly debates a motion of no confidence in...
 
 
We are not going to be bullied - Malema ahead of anti-Zuma march
POLITICS
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said it angered him that President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet took it for granted that some black people did not understand what junk status...
 
 
 
                       
 
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