motion of no confidence

Ramaphosa to face first motion of no confidence

The motion was filed by the African Transformation Movement (ATM) leader Vuyolwethu Zungula in February, before the COVID-19 lockdown began. It is linked to the allegations that Ramaphosa misled Parliament about donations made to his CR17 campaign for the position of African National Congress (ANC) president. National Assembly Speaker Thandi[…]

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ANC caucus agrees to pass motion of no confidence against Zuma

The ANC parliamentary caucus on Wednesday agreed to table a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile told journalists on Wednesday that he had informed the caucus of the ANC national executive committee’s decision to recall Zuma‚ after which the meeting had agreed[…]

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BREAKING: Zuma survives vote of no confidence

President Jacob Zuma has survived a motion of no confidence in his presidency, held via secret ballot in Parliament. Following a two-hour debate and lengthy voting process, 198 MPs voted against the Democratic Alliance’s bid to remove Zuma, while 177 voted for. About 30 ANC MPs voted for Zuma to[…]

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Thousands to march during no confidence vote

Several protests around the country are planned in connection with the motion of no confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town on Tuesday. Two competing groups of marchers will make their voices heard in the Cape Town city centre. The ANC in the Dullah Omar Region applied for[…]

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Zille defeats ANC’s motion of no confidence

The ANC in the Western Cape found itself alone as fellow opposition parties ganged up with the ruling DA to paint it as a failed party as the provincial legislature debated a motion of no confidence against Premier Helen Zille. Instead‚ the legislature ended up resolving to pass a motion[…]

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OUTA to release plan to fight state capture

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) will on Wednesday reveal its plan for combating state capture. It intend to hand the plan over to Parliament and political parties after a media briefing and presentation. “This case document is regarded as essential reading for Members of Parliament expected to participate in[…]

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Opposition praises ConCourt secret ballot ruling

Opposition parties have celebrated the Constitutional Court ruling that National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has the constitutional power to prescribe a secret ballot in a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma. UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said that his party has been vindicated and is pleased that members of[…]

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