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iol.co.za
Zuma mocks opponentsParliament - President Jacob Zuma on Friday mocked the opposition, dismissing i
Zuma mocks opponents
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
Parliament - President Jacob Zuma on Friday mocked the opposition, dismissing it as “useless” and ignorant after Cope and EFF MPs disrupted his State of the Nation Address and walked out. “They are showing how useless they are, people will never... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma: I asked many times how much I should pay back for NkandlaNkandla. (City Press) Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma said he did not backtra
Zuma: I asked many times how much I should pay back for Nkandla
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
Nkandla. (City Press) Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma said he did not backtrack on paying back the money for Nkandla, but rather waited for parliamentary processes to decide on how to act. Zuma was speaking on Friday at the post State of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Asked Many Times How Much I Should Pay BackPresident Jacob Zuma said he did not back track on paying back the money for Nk
I Asked Many Times How Much I Should Pay Back
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma said he did not back track on paying back the money for Nkandla, but rather waited for parliamentary processes to decide on how to act. Zuma was speaking on Friday at the post State of the Nation (SONA) discussion at the The New... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu slams EFF's 'ageing juveniles'Johannesburg - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Friday sl
Cosatu slams EFF's 'ageing juveniles'
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Johannesburg - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Friday slammed the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for disrupting of President Jacob Zuma’s State Of The Nation Address again in Parliament. Cosatu spokesman Sizwe Pamla said the... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Success overplayed, malaise downplayed’#SONA2016 / Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma said his administ
‘Success overplayed, malaise downplayed’
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
#SONA2016 / Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma said his administration will slash costs and work closely with business to restore investor confidence in the economy and prevent the nation’s credit rating being downgraded to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SONA - ANC Happy, Opposition UnderwhelmedBy Thulani Gqirana, Genevieve Quintal, Jenna Etheridge and Jenni Evans While A
SONA - ANC Happy, Opposition Underwhelmed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
By Thulani Gqirana, Genevieve Quintal, Jenna Etheridge and Jenni Evans While African National Congress members were quick to praise President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, opposition parties were underwhelmed. Zuma delivered his SONA in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Cannot Be Ridiculed By Those Boys - Zuma's SonPresident Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP
We Cannot Be Ridiculed By Those Boys - Zuma's Son
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise arrive at Parliament for the State of the Nation Address. President Jacob Zuma's son, Edward, has described the disruption of the State of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Malema: Zuma has plunged the economy into crisis EFF leader Julius Malema says the president has breached his oath of office.
Malema: Zuma has plunged the economy into crisis
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
EFF leader Julius Malema says the president has breached his oath of office. EFF leader Julius Malema addresses the media on proceedings at Sona 2016 outside of the National Assembly. Picture: Thomas... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WATCH LIVE: #PostSona analysis EWN has partnered with Wits Business School to bring you a robust #PostSona d
WATCH LIVE: #PostSona analysis
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
EWN has partnered with Wits Business School to bring you a robust #PostSona discussion. #PostSona: EWN & Wits Business School brings you a robust analysis of #Sona2016. Picture: Sheldon Morais/EWN. JOHANNESBURG -... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We cannot be ridiculed by those boys Zuma's sonAmanda Khoza, News24 Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, has de
We cannot be ridiculed by those boys Zuma's son
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, has described the disruption of the State of the Nation on Thursday night as disgusting, barbaric and unnecessary. Speaking in his personal capacity, a livid Edward Zuma said... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma’s #SONA2016 backed by the ANC#SONA2016 / Cape Town - There was mixed reaction to President Jacob Zuma’s Stat
Zuma’s #SONA2016 backed by the ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
#SONA2016 / Cape Town - There was mixed reaction to President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday, with the ruling African National Congress backing their president and his vision for the country, and the official opposition... Read more
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DW
Calls for South Africa's Zuma to resign grow louder during national address |Opposition lawmakers delayed the start of South African President Jacob Zuma's
Calls for South Africa's Zuma to resign grow louder during national address |
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
Opposition lawmakers delayed the start of South African President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address to parliament and then repeatedly interrupted the nationally broadcast speech, usually with calls of "pay back the money." The phrase has... Read more
23h
EuroNews
South Africa: Zuma speech disrupted amid home upgrade scandalIt was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zu
South Africa: Zuma speech disrupted amid home upgrade scandal
EuroNews / Posted 23 hours ago
It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday turned into clashes in Cape Town – an unfortunate backdrop to the pomp and circumstance surrounding... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF kicked out of #SONA2016Parliament – The opening of Parliament descended into farce on Thursday evening
EFF kicked out of #SONA2016
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Parliament – The opening of Parliament descended into farce on Thursday evening with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) making good on threats to interrupt President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address. Speaker Baleka Mbete soon lost her cool... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cope lays charges against ANCYL leaderRustenburg – The Congress of the People (Cope) has laid a criminal charge again
Cope lays charges against ANCYL leader
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Rustenburg – The Congress of the People (Cope) has laid a criminal charge against African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president Collen Maine for inciting violence, the party said on Thursday. Cope spokesman Dennis Bloem said the charge... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Sona2016: Zuma continues amid disruptions, walk outs President Jacob Zuma has touched on the economy and cutting costs during his
#Sona2016: Zuma continues amid disruptions, walk outs
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
President Jacob Zuma has touched on the economy and cutting costs during his 2016 Sona. President Jacob Zuma sings the national anthem ahead of his State of the Nation Address on 11 February... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Sona: Chaotic scenes as EFF thrown out of ParliamentThe Economic Freedom Fighters were thrown out within the first hour of Presiden
Sona: Chaotic scenes as EFF thrown out of Parliament
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
The Economic Freedom Fighters were thrown out within the first hour of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address on Thursday, as they consistently heckled the president and raised ongoing points of orders around his speech. The party’s... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EFF tells 'Mr Zupta' to sit downMatthew le Cordeur, Fin24 (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town - President Jac
EFF tells 'Mr Zupta' to sit down
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Matthew le Cordeur, Fin24 (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma was called "Mr Zupta" by EFF whip and secretary general Godrich Gardee when he was given time to raise a point of order during the State of the Nation adress on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma dedicates 2016 to fighting racism 'demon' as #SONA2016 gets underwayFor more than an hour‚ chaos reigned in the National Asembly as Zuma tried to d
Zuma dedicates 2016 to fighting racism 'demon' as #SONA2016 gets underway
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
For more than an hour‚ chaos reigned in the National Asembly as Zuma tried to deliver his State of the Nation address‚ but he was continuously interrupted by members of the opposition‚ from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Congress of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cope leader booted out of #SONA2016Parliament - There was disorder in the National Assembly on Thursday night, fir
Cope leader booted out of #SONA2016
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Parliament - There was disorder in the National Assembly on Thursday night, first as EFF MPs tried unsuccessfully to raise “points of order” in the House, then as Congress of the People president Mosiuoa Lekota interrupted President Jacob Zuma... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lekota Calls for Dramatic Leadership Change to Restore ConfidenceWorkers prepare for the State of the Nation Address at the National Assembly pr
Lekota Calls for Dramatic Leadership Change to Restore Confidence
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Workers prepare for the State of the Nation Address at the National Assembly precinct in Cape Town. By Matthew Le Cordeur, Fadia Salie and Dane Mcdonald South Africa needs a dramatic change of leadership, Congress of the People (Cope) leader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lekota Expecting 'A Bit of Drama' in ParliamentCongress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota said on Thursday that he was expec
Lekota Expecting 'A Bit of Drama' in Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota said on Thursday that he was expecting action in Parliament where President Jacob Zuma was to deliver his State of The Nation Address. "Well, I think there is going to be a bit of drama," Lekota told... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Sona2016: EFF, Cope walk out as Zuma attempts his speech After much back and forth, Mbete warned Julius Malema’s caucus to cooperate o
#Sona2016: EFF, Cope walk out as Zuma attempts his speech
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
After much back and forth, Mbete warned Julius Malema’s caucus to cooperate or leave. EFF leader Julius Malema. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma’s State of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cope walks out of #SONA2016Lekota arose on a point of order, and was initially shot down by Speaker Baleka
Cope walks out of #SONA2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Lekota arose on a point of order, and was initially shot down by Speaker Baleka Mbete, who explained that she had already dealt with "spurious" points of order from the Economic Freedom Fighters. "On the basis that I have already explained, I am... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Sona2016 threatened by calls for Zuma to step down Opposition parties including the EFF, DA, Cope and UDM are calling for the pr
#Sona2016 threatened by calls for Zuma to step down
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Opposition parties including the EFF, DA, Cope and UDM are calling for the president's resignation. President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS. Jacob Zuma,SONA,Sona 2016,SONA2016 CAPE TOWN – President... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Pressure on Maine to retract threats and EFF monkey jibeMaine‚ in his address at an ANCYL rally in Tshwane last week‚ said there would
Pressure on Maine to retract threats and EFF monkey jibe
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Maine‚ in his address at an ANCYL rally in Tshwane last week‚ said there would be civil war should the EFF or anyone disrupt President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address. He specifically directed his threats at EFF leader Julius Malema and his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Candidates for Tlokwe by-election namedRustenburg – Seven independent candidates and two political parties will contes
Candidates for Tlokwe by-election named
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Rustenburg – Seven independent candidates and two political parties will contest the February 24 municipal ward by-election in Tlokwe in the North West province, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has announced. The IEC on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cope to lay incitement charge against ANCYL’s MaineThe Congress of the People (Cope) will on Wednesday lay a criminal charge again
Cope to lay incitement charge against ANCYL’s Maine
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Congress of the People (Cope) will on Wednesday lay a criminal charge against African National Youth League (ANCYL) president Collen Maine. “We are seriously alarmed at the war talk emanating from the ANC‚” said Bloem said on Monday. “On Sunday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Hopes Pinned On the Peoples' Constitutional CourtSouth Africans are truly appreciative of our country's Constitutional Court, mo
All Hopes Pinned On the Peoples' Constitutional Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africans are truly appreciative of our country's Constitutional Court, more so because power politics has become so thoroughly debased in the last few years. Today, all eyes will be on the constitutional court. This is where the nation will see... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Nkandla: EFF want moreCounsel for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said yesterday afternoon that P
Nkandla: EFF want more
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Counsel for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said yesterday afternoon that President Jacob Zuma’s capitulation before the Constitutional Court and acknowledgement that the public protector’s powers were binding was gratifying – but not... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Trainspotter: The ides of March – the EFF takes ConCourt1. Prologue Was today, Tuesday 9 February 2016, the most important day in Sout
Trainspotter: The ides of March – the EFF takes ConCourt
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
1. Prologue Was today, Tuesday 9 February 2016, the most important day in South Africa’s nascent democracy? Ah, but who are we to trifle with such questions? Those are best left for Clio, history’s muse, who is currently being lobbied heavily by... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The day the Economic Freedom Fighters seized NkandlaNEWS ANALYSIS When the Economic Freedom Fighters formed in mid-2013 the Nkandl
The day the Economic Freedom Fighters seized Nkandla
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
NEWS ANALYSIS When the Economic Freedom Fighters formed in mid-2013 the Nkandla saga was already well into its fourth year, and the Democratic Alliance already had under its belt one (minor) Nkandla-related court case and one (entirely unsuccessful)... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'The president’s error of law needs to be taken into consideration' Gilbert Marcus has argued that the powers of the Public Protector need to be
'The president’s error of law needs to be taken into consideration'
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Gilbert Marcus has argued that the powers of the Public Protector need to be clarified by the ConCourt. The EFF supporters outside the Constitutional Court where President Jacob... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Shoot Zuma‚ shoot the Guptas' protesters sing outside Constitutional CourtOpposition parties chanted and danced outside the court in Braamfontein‚ Johann
'Shoot Zuma‚ shoot the Guptas' protesters sing outside Constitutional Court
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Opposition parties chanted and danced outside the court in Braamfontein‚ Johannesburg‚ while it heard arguments from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) about Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report on the money... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla Concourt Matter About More Than Money - PartiesThe Constitutional Court case about Nkandla is about more than getting Presiden
Nkandla Concourt Matter About More Than Money - Parties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Constitutional Court case about Nkandla is about more than getting President Jacob Zuma to repay taxpayer's money, but about protecting the Constitution and public protector, political parties say. The EFF, DA, and the public protector, want the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nkandla showdown continues as EFF march to ConCourt The DA & EFF have argued President Jacob Zuma defied the Public Protector's o
Nkandla showdown continues as EFF march to ConCourt
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
The DA & EFF have argued President Jacob Zuma defied the Public Protector's orders on his KZN homestead. EFF leader Julius Malema walks ahead of party members as they march on the Constitutional... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Anti-Zuma sentiment outside Constitutional Court for #paybackthemoney caseThe Constitutional Court was a hive of activity on Tuesday as members of the De
Anti-Zuma sentiment outside Constitutional Court for #paybackthemoney case
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
The Constitutional Court was a hive of activity on Tuesday as members of the Democratic Alliance and Congress of the People chanted anti-Jacob Zuma songs outside the building. Fighters drag an old ANC overall around the square. Picture: Shenaaz... Read more
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iol.co.za
Parties unite for #PayBackTheMoney marchJohannesburg - Scores of Democratic Alliance, Congress of the People, and Econo
Parties unite for #PayBackTheMoney march
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - Scores of Democratic Alliance, Congress of the People, and Economic Freedom Fighters supporters have started gathering outside the Constitutional Court singing struggle and anti-Zuma songs. The Star spoke to the political parties'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hands Off the Public ProtectorPublic Protector Thuli Madonsela said in the 20 years of the public protector's
Hands Off the Public Protector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said in the 20 years of the public protector's existence, it had never received such "vitriolic attacks" as it did after the Nkandla report (file photo). At its very inception, Congress of the People swore to defend... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Nkandla Concourt case about more than money for EFF, DAThe Constitutional Court case about Nkandla is about more than getting Presiden
Nkandla Concourt case about more than money for EFF, DA
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The Constitutional Court case about Nkandla is about more than getting President Jacob Zuma to repay taxpayer’s money, but about protecting the Constitution and public protector, political parties say. The EFF, DA and the public protector, want the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Nkandla ConCourt matter about more than money partiesThulani Gqirana, News24 Nkandla (Matthew Middleton/News24) Johannesburg – The
Nkandla ConCourt matter about more than money parties
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Nkandla (Matthew Middleton/News24) Johannesburg – The Constitutional Court case about Nkandla is about more than getting President Jacob Zuma to repay taxpayer’s money, but about protecting the Constitution and public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parties Condemn ANCYL Leader Over 'Civil War' ThreatsPolitical parties have condemned the African National Congress Youth League lea
Parties Condemn ANCYL Leader Over 'Civil War' Threats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Political parties have condemned the African National Congress Youth League leader's threats of a civil war. Addressing a rally in Soshanguve over the weekend, which was televised, ANCYL president Collen Maine warned against disruptions during... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Parties condemn ANCYL leader’s civil war threatsThulani Gqirana, News24 ANC Youth League president Collen Maine (Amanda Khoza,
Parties condemn ANCYL leader’s civil war threats
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 ANC Youth League president Collen Maine (Amanda Khoza, News24) Cape Town – Political parties have condemned the African National Congress Youth League leader’s threats of a civil war. Addressing a rally in Soshanguve over... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Parties condemn ANCYL leader over ‘civil war’ threatsPolitical parties have condemned the African National Congress Youth League lea
Parties condemn ANCYL leader over ‘civil war’ threats
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Political parties have condemned the African National Congress Youth League leader’s threats of a civil war. Addressing a rally in Soshanguve over the weekend, which was televised, ANCYL president Collen Maine warned against disruptions during... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
DA student wing considers criminal charges against ANCYL’s MaineThe Democratic Alliance Students Organisation (Daso) is considering laying crim
DA student wing considers criminal charges against ANCYL’s Maine
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
The Democratic Alliance Students Organisation (Daso) is considering laying criminal charges against African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president Collen Maine for his threats of “civil war”. This follows the Congress of the People earlier... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA student wing considers criminal charges against ANCYL’s MaineThis follows the Congress of the People earlier on Monday saying it is consulti
DA student wing considers criminal charges against ANCYL’s Maine
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
This follows the Congress of the People earlier on Monday saying it is consulting “its legal team to formulate a possible charge of incitement” against Maine. The DA said it “condemns the disturbing comments” made by Maine on Sunday and would refer... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cope considering criminal charges against ANCYL's Maine over civil war talkCongress of the People (Cope) spokesperson Dennis Bloem on Monday said the part
Cope considering criminal charges against ANCYL's Maine over civil war talk
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Congress of the People (Cope) spokesperson Dennis Bloem on Monday said the party is consulting “its legal team to formulate a possible charge of incitement” the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president. “We are seriously alarmed at... Read more
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iol.co.za
High cost of Nkandla exceeds R246mThe cost of the Nkandla Project seems to run well over the R246 million that st
High cost of Nkandla exceeds R246m
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
The cost of the Nkandla Project seems to run well over the R246 million that stands in the Public Protector’s report, “Secure in Comfort”. This figure excludes lifetime costs, as the March 2014 report has found. But the lifetime costs have not only... Read more
6d
Eye Witness News
Opposition parties back Nene on his decision to resign DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says Zuma must account for his decision to remove Ne
Opposition parties back Nene on his decision to resign
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says Zuma must account for his decision to remove Nene as Finance Minister. Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene at President Jacob Zuma's update on the State of the Nation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Attack Propagandist Media, Not JournalistsCongress of the People shares the deep concerns of the EFF and of many members
Attack Propagandist Media, Not Journalists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Congress of the People shares the deep concerns of the EFF and of many members of the tripartite alliance regarding the unholy relationship of President Zuma with the Gupta family. Even his closest comrades admit to his capture by private interests.... Read more
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