UDM calls for dissolution of government amid looting allegations

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has called for the government to be dissolved and replaced by a caretaker administration until the 2024 National and Provincial elections following looting allegations by officials. UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has proposed a caretaker administration, which would consist of representatives from civil society and the[…]

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ANC stalwart Boeta Dawood turns 90

ANC and UDM stalwart, Boeta Dawood Khan celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday. The Kensington resident has a colourful struggle history and is known for his bold and unwavering activism against apartheid. He was detained in prison without trial for 180 days on Robben Island. The political activist was a[…]

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EFF, UDM react to parliament’s human rights debate

United Democratic Movement (UDM) Member of Parliament Nqabayomzi Kwankwa says it is discomforting that more than 20 years since South Africa attained freedom, inequality between the haves and have-nots is still glaring. Speaking in parliament in a debate on human rights, he said government should take blame for much of[…]

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Load shedding may undermine Ramaphosa’s investment efforts: Kwankwa

United Democratic Movement (UDM) Chief Whip and Member of Parliament’s Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee Nqabayomzi Kwankwa has warned that Eskom’s current load shedding has the potential to undermine President Cyril Ramphosa’s investment efforts. Kwankwa’s warning comes as Eskom says the probability of Stage 1 rotational load shedding remains high. The power utility says[…]

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UDM wants Duduzane Zuma to appear before Parliament

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) says unless Duduzane Zuma and Dudu Myeni appear before Parliament, the party will pursue criminal charges against them. The UDM has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to try and persuade her to re-issue subpoenas for them to appear. The party believes Zuma and[…]

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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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