Political analyst Dirk Coetzee says the timing of Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile van Damme’s resignation is surprising. On Thursday Van Damme announced her resignation as an MP but said will stay as a party member, she stressed that she will not be joining another political party. She was placed on[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament has confirmed, on their twitter account, that former Minister for Women in the Presidency, Bathabile Dlamini, has resigned as an ANC Member of Parliament. Dlamini is currently the President of the ANC Women’s League. Details to follow. The Office of the CW confirms the[…]
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has submitted his , announcing the decision in a brief Instagram post. “Many thanks for the generosity of the dear and brave people of Iran and its authorities over the past 67 months,” he wrote on his Instagram page jzarif_ir, according to a Reuters[…]
Outgoing Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille says she has instructed her lawyers to start litigation process against some Democratic Alliance (DA) MPs and councillors who she says defamed her name in public. She was accused of corruption and maladministration in the City of Cape Town. De Lille has now[…]
Former deputy higher education and training minister Mduduzi Manana’s resignation as a member of parliament was an attempt to “evade accountability”. That was how the DA interpreted his abrupt resignation on Tuesday. Manana was supposed to appear before Parliament’s Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests on Wednesday. The resignation[…]
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will hold a media briefing on Monday following the resignation of his department’s Director-General Mkhuseli Apleni. Apleni has been with the Home Affairs Department for nearly 10 years and has had a difficult time at the department. Apleni approached the courts last year when the[…]
Hours after Jordan’s prime minister resigned on Monday in the wake of massive protests against economic reforms, Mohammad Sneed gobbled down his dinner: he needed to return to the street. The 42-year-old father of five works at the ministry of agriculture, and says he is just not earning enough to[…]
The DA’s bid to remove Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has deepened divisions within the party, which has resulted in the resignation of key leaders. The bitter struggle for power is threatening to tear the DA apart, which may paralyse its election machinery in the build-up to the general[…]
By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed South Africans awoke to an alternate reality on Thursday – the absence of Jacob Zuma as the country’s President. Last night, Zuma held a press conference which ended with him tendering his immediate resignation as the President of South Africa. In his exit speech Zuma[…]
President Jacob Zuma resigned as leader of South Africa on Wednesday evening during a televised address to the nation. “I resign as president of the republic with immediate effect,” he said, “even though I disagree with the decision of the leadership of my organisation … I have always been a[…]
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