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[…]
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[…]
The motion was tabled by the Patriotic Alliance’s (PA) Marlon Daniels, who accused Bobani of neglecting poor communities. The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has called on anyone with information of corruption against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor, Mongameli Bobani, to report it to the police. This comes after Bobani survived a[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
By Yaseen Kippie Opposition parties believe last night’s outcome in the motion of no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma is a victory for the opposition, as it shows the ANC is more divided than ever before. Zuma narrowly escaped another vote of no confidence, this time by secret ballot,[…]
Nine out of the 13 parties represented in Parliament have submitted feedback as to how they would like a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma to be conducted, parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo said on Sunday. “Both the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance have indicated they will[…]
The Constitutional Court will on Thursday make its ruling on the UDM’s application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence on President Jacob Zuma as a secret ballot. Political parties were due to debate a motion of no confidence on Zuma on April[…]
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