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Opposition parties call for plans, not dreams

Opposition parties have poured cold water on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) delivered last week. The rival parliamentary members have called on him to work with the Public Protector and her investigation into donations made by Bosasa to his presidential campaign. MPs widely criticised Ramaphosa’s Sona,[…]

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DA hopes a coalition of parties could unseat ANC

A coalition of opposition parties could unseat the ANC in upcoming elections. That’s according to DA leader Mmusi Maimane. Maimane was addressing the media outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, on Monday, to outline the DA’s plans in the first 100 days in office should they win the May general[…]

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Opposition parties react to Zexit

The Democratic Alliance says it is “rejoicing” at the news that Jacob Zuma has resigned as president, while the United Democratic Movement says “good riddance”. Zuma announced on Wednesday evening that, although he does not agree with his decision, he will resign as president of the republic effective immediately. “We[…]

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Opposition rejects DA’s call to dissolve Parliament

The DA has accelerated calls for Parliament’s dissolution, an idea which some of its opposition partners have rejected. The party tabled a motion on Thursday, to be voted on at the earliest opportunity. It claimed the ANC no longer enjoyed the support of the majority of South Africans, and early[…]

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Zuma vote: How many ANC MPs broke ranks?

As few as 31 or as many as 40 “rebel” African National Congress MPs may have voted for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during Tuesday’s secret ballot in Parliament, depending on a range of possible scenarios that could have played out during the vote. News24 has[…]

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Opposition parties optimistic over ConCourt ruling

Opposition parties say they are optimistic that the Constitutional Court will rule in their favour after arguing their case for a secret motion of no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma. The political parties supported the application that the United Democratic Movement (UDM) brought. The court is expected to deliver[…]

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