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Malema’s SONA debate speech marred by shouting match

The debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) descended into a shouting match in the National Assembly after an ANC MP accused EFF leader Julius Malema of domestic violence. As Malema made his way to the podium, following Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu, National Council[…]

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Ramaphosa delivers a more honest “state of the nation”

While President Cyril Ramphosa’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) was once again filled with ambitious plans, many continue to question the practicality of its implementation. In a colourful event on Thursday evening, not short of drama, Ramaphosa outlined his vision for South Africa’s future. Aside from the professional[…]

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EFF MPs to face Parliament conduct committee after SONA disruption

EFF MPs’ conduct during Thursday evening’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) will land them a date with Parliament’s Powers and Privileges Committee. However, by leaving on their own accord rather than “with the assistance” of the parliamentary chamber support services, the EFF MPs sidestepped an immediate suspension which would[…]

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Motsepe’s ‘Africa loves Trump’ statement an insult: EFF

The EFF has lambasted Patrice Motsepe for telling Donald Trump that “Africa loves him”, saying the statement was “selfish, false, driven by greed and utterly regrettable”. Motsepe was caught on camera addressing Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. “Africa loves America. Africa loves you. It’s very,[…]

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Shivambu appears in court over assault of journalist

EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu is the latest of the party’s MPs to be facing assault charges. It’s been almost two years since a scuffle between Shivambu and a Netwerk24 photojournalist was captured on camera in the Parliamentary precinct. Shivambu made his first court appearance related to the incident on Thursday. READ: Shivambu manhandles journalist: Parliament still[…]

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Malema, Ndlozi to appear for alleged assault of police officer

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi are set to appear in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court, north of Johannesburg for allegedly assaulting a police officer. Malema and Ndlozi allegedly attacked a senior police officer at the funeral service of struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in April last year.[…]

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