How ANC presidential elections trump South Africa's constitution - The Conversation AU

South Africa's Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the relationship between the country's parliament and its executive. It lays down that if the National Assembly passes a vote of No Confidence in the cabinet, the cabinet must resign ...

Parliament: 'President Gupta' jibe earns Maimane a reprimand, while Ramaphosa eyes the future - Daily Maverick

“President Gupta”. DA leader Mmusi Maimane's comment got a quick reaction from National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, who ordered him to withdraw: “In this House there is no president Gupta.” DA interjections that Maimane's comment – “This is a ...

On our new competitive politics - Politicsweb

Prior to last August's local elections, it was generally accepted that the ANC would maintain its majority in the 2019 national elections with President Zuma choosing his replacement. SA's politicos must now digest the implications of how such a ...

Maimane attacks 'President Gupta' while Ramaphosa speaks uninterrupted - Times LIVE

President Jacob Zuma came under fresh attack in the National Assembly‚ with the DA's Mmusi Maimane calling him "President Gupta" in a debate that was marred by insults from ANC and DA benches.

Zuma-ally sacked to ease rifts in South Africa's ANC - Reuters Africa

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African ministers ceded to mounting political pressure by dismissing an ally of President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, in an effort to mend deep rifts in the ruling African National Congress ahead of a party leadership contest.

Ramaphosa calls for unity during dry Zuma budget debate - News24

Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa struck a reconciliatory tone when he called for a united Parliament during a mostly dry debate on President Jacob Zuma's budget. Ramaphosa's name was greeted with eager applause from only portions of the ...

Maimane: It's President Zuma first, South Africa last - Citizen

President Jacob Zuma appeared in the National Assembly on Wednesday, after the past weekend's ANC national executive committee (NEC) meeting, to brief the House. DA leader Mmusi Maimane, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi, NFP secretary-general ...

DA leader lashes out at ruling party for failing to remove Zuma - Eyewitness News

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has launched a verbal attack on President Jacob Zuma and the ANC. Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane (C). Picture: AFP. President Jacob Zuma · Democratic Alliance · African National Congress · Zuma cabinet ...

'This is a budget for President Gupta' - Maimane - News24

DA gives Mmusi Maimane standing ovation after his speech in the presidency's budget debate. (Jan Gerber, News24). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read Next. WATCH | Steenhuisen to ...

Zuma Puts Down Party Revolt - The American Interest

South Africa's notoriously corrupt President Jacob Zuma has quelled a second revolt from his party's leadership, cementing his hold over the ANC ahead of party leadership elections later this year. Financial Times: South Africa's ruling African ...

Maimane accuses ANC of putting corruption before SA - Eyewitness News

DA leader Mmusi Maimane sparked the ire of the ANC, saying that supporting the Presidency's budget would be akin to supporting a mafia state. FILE: DA leader Mmusi Maimane in Parliament. Picture: AFP. President Jacob Zuma · Democratic Alliance ...

'This is a budget for president Gupta' - Independent Online

Parliament – The Presidency budget debate descended into chaos as MPs hurled insults at each other, with some even advising each other to seek psychological help. MPs from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) were on their feet as Democratic ...

Watch: Utter chaos in Parliament as Maimane calls Zuma 'President Gupta' [video] - The South African

Wednesday afternoon saw Parliament come together (not in the United way) for the Presidency Budget Vote. “Presidency” meant that Jacob Zuma had to take to the podium and outline his plans and vision. The EFF were not there (in protest) but the DA ...

Maimane ordered to withdraw reference to 'President Gupta' - Citizen

Mmusi Maimane, the leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance reacts in frustration in parliament. Picture: EPA/NIC BOTHMA. 'If the shoe fits, wear it,' says DA leader. Despite President Jacob Zuma confirming to MPs he has no objections ...

Cosatu delegates call for decisive action against Zuma - East Coast Radio

A call has been made by delegates attending Cosatu's Central Committee meeting for more decisive action against President Jacob Zuma. Cosatu delegates_jacanews Photo: Maryke Vermaak. The trade union federation has made it clear that it wants ...

Maimane: 'The ANC's funeral will be held in 2019, but it is already dead' - The Daily Vox (blog)

On Wednesday 31 May, the Presidency's budget vote was tabled in Parliament. What follows is a transcript of the speech given by DA leader Mmusi Maimane during the budget vote. Like many South Africans I grew up believing in the ANC as the party of ...

Zuma will welcome state capture probe - News24

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma will welcome a probe into "what has been termed state capture". "Let me place it on record that there is no opposition from the government or the presidency to an inquiry into state capture," he told the National ...

Zuma: Does the ANC feel no shame? - Politicsweb

Do you remember when President Thabo Mbeki appointed his deputy, Jacob Zuma, as the chairperson of the Moral Regeneration Movement? Was that a supreme act of cynicism on Mbeki's part? Or was he just blissfully unaware of what Zuma was made of?

Mission to marry! How the Guptas pulled out all the stops for Duduzane's wedding - Times LIVE

Leaked emails show how the Gupta family pulled out all the stops to stage a lavish wedding for their business partner and President Jacob Zuma's son‚ Duduzane Zuma‚ with their company‚ Sahara‚ even footing some of the bills for the wedding. Gupta_Files ...

South Africa's Zuma says not against anti-graft investigation - Reuters

CAPE TOWN South African President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday he would not oppose an investigation into allegations that he and some allies in the ruling African National Congress have been unduly influenced by outside business interests.