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

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

The Conversation AUHow ANC presidential elections trump South Africa's constitutionThe Conversation AUSouth 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 ...and more »

SAs downgrade to negatively affect economic transformation: Zuma - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

SAs downgrade to negatively affect economic transformation: Zuma - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationSAs downgrade to negatively affect economic transformation: ZumaSouth African Broadcasting CorporationPresident Jacob Zuma has admitted that the country's recent downgrade by two rating agencies to junk status will stifle government's efforts to transform the economy to benefit all South Africans. He was speaking during the tabling of the Presidency ...and more »

Parliament reacts to President's budget speech - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

Parliament reacts to President's budget speech - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationParliament reacts to President's budget speechSouth African Broadcasting CorporationPolitical parties in Parliament reacted differently to President Jacob Zuma's tabling of the Presidency's Budget Vote on Wednesday. The ANC MPs have welcomed the president's speech while some opposition parties led by the DA turned it into an ...and more »

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

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

Daily MaverickParliament: 'President Gupta' jibe earns Maimane a reprimand, while Ramaphosa eyes the futureDaily 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 ...and more »

On our new competitive politics - Politicsweb;

On our new competitive politics - Politicsweb

PoliticswebOn our new competitive politicsPoliticswebPrior 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 ...and more »

Zuma ignores Gupta emails, but 'will welcome' state capture probe - News24;

Zuma ignores Gupta emails, but 'will welcome' state capture probe - News24

News24Zuma ignores Gupta emails, but 'will welcome' state capture probeNews24“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 Assembly on Wednesday while delivering the presidency's budget vote. Without any mention of the weekend ...and more »

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

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

Times LIVEMaimane attacks 'President Gupta' while Ramaphosa speaks uninterruptedTimes LIVEPresident 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.and more »

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

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

Reuters AfricaZuma-ally sacked to ease rifts in South Africa's ANCReuters AfricaCAPE 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.and more »

Ramaphosa calls for unity during dry Zuma budget debate - News24;

Ramaphosa calls for unity during dry Zuma budget debate - News24

News24Ramaphosa calls for unity during dry Zuma budget debateNews24Cape 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 ...and more »

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

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

CitizenMaimane: It's President Zuma first, South Africa lastCitizenPresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

Eyewitness NewsDA leader lashes out at ruling party for failing to remove ZumaEyewitness NewsDA 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 ...and more »

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

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

News24'This is a budget for President Gupta' - MaimaneNews24DA 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. Grim details emerge in ...and more »

Zuma Puts Down Party Revolt - The American Interest

Zuma Puts Down Party RevoltThe American InterestSouth 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 ...and more »

Maimane accuses ANC of putting corruption before SA - Eyewitness News;

Maimane accuses ANC of putting corruption before SA - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsMaimane accuses ANC of putting corruption before SAEyewitness NewsDA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Independent Online'This is a budget for president Gupta'Independent OnlineParliament – 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 ...and more »

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

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

The South AfricanWatch: Utter chaos in Parliament as Maimane calls Zuma 'President Gupta' [video]The South AfricanWednesday 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 ...and more »

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

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

CitizenMaimane ordered to withdraw reference to 'President Gupta'CitizenMmusi 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 ...and more »

Guptas paid R500,000 for a stage at Zuma's son's lavish wedding - Business Day (registration);

Guptas paid R500,000 for a stage at Zuma's son's lavish wedding - Business Day (registration)

Business Day (registration)Guptas paid R500,000 for a stage at Zuma's son's lavish weddingBusiness Day (registration)The stage built for the wedding of Duduzane Zuma to Shanice Stork in 2015. Picture: TWITTER. Leaked e-mails 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‚ ...and more »

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

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

East Coast RadioCosatu delegates call for decisive action against ZumaEast Coast RadioA 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Daily Vox (blog)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 ...and more »