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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - University of Fort Hare Centenary Celebrationsbecause of his contribution to critical moments in our country's history. Prof
President Jacob Zuma - University of Fort Hare Centenary Celebrations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
because of his contribution to critical moments in our country's history. Prof Matthews suggested the convening of the Congress of the People, which came to have an enduring impact in our political landscape even today. The Congress of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cope calls on Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to step downarrested. Picture: Supplied. Defence Minister,Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapis
Cope calls on Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to step down
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
arrested. Picture: Supplied. Defence Minister,Defence Minister Nosiviwe MapisaNqakula,Michelle Wege JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of the People (Cope) has called on Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to resign for violating the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Vindicated for Pulling Out of Parliament for NowCongress of the People is vindicated for having pulled out of parliament for no
Cope Vindicated for Pulling Out of Parliament for Now
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People is vindicated for having pulled out of parliament for now. Our parliament has degenerated into a parliament of discord, dissension and dishonesty. By its shameful failure to act as an independent arm of government, through the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dissolution of Parliament InevitableCongress of the People calls on all opposition parties to withdraw from parliam
Dissolution of Parliament Inevitable
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People calls on all opposition parties to withdraw from parliament and not to legitimise it nor allow a president who has broken his oath of office to find acceptance within its hallowed chamber. It cannot be business as usual. It is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Has Zuma Ignored Vuwani and Levubu All This While?Congress of the People is alarmed that Zuma had not dispatched half a dozen min
Why Has Zuma Ignored Vuwani and Levubu All This While?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People is alarmed that Zuma had not dispatched half a dozen ministers to Vhembe district months ago to deal with the grievances of the communities there. When the banks withdrew services to the Gupta family, he promptly asked three... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Infighting in the ANC Destabilizing the Entire Countrythe truth. We are quite aware that the premier was not in the Zuma camp and the
Infighting in the ANC Destabilizing the Entire Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the truth. We are quite aware that the premier was not in the Zuma camp and therefore he cannot stay on. Furthermore, Congress of the People believes that the ANC of today sees only what it wants to see, accept only what it wants to accept and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Could Do Business With MakhuraCongress of the People acknowledges that David Makhura, premier of Gauteng, is
Cope Could Do Business With Makhura
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People acknowledges that David Makhura, premier of Gauteng, is a brave and principled man hemmed in by ANC politics of opportunism and cultism. We agree with what he said in his speech and would like to amplify his statement and say... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Must Act to Stop Burning of Buildings By StudentsCongress of the People condemns in the strongest terms possible the continuing
Government Must Act to Stop Burning of Buildings By Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People condemns in the strongest terms possible the continuing torching of school and university buildings, the latest being the destruction caused at the University of Fort Hare. The problem is that visionary leadership within... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC Must Clear Up Nkandla Controversy ConvincinglyCongress of the People believes that Mr Zuma is continuing to mislead parliamen
ANC Must Clear Up Nkandla Controversy Convincingly
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People believes that Mr Zuma is continuing to mislead parliament about the mammoth Nkandla expenditure. His statement in the National Assembly, yesterday, was his latest attempt to use bluster rather than put the documents on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Wishes Moseneke a Long and Happy RetirementCongress of the People pays tribute to Dikgang Moseneke who retired as Deputy C
Cope Wishes Moseneke a Long and Happy Retirement
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People pays tribute to Dikgang Moseneke who retired as Deputy Chief Justice. He served the Constitutional Court for fourteen hears with such nobility, integrity and capability that he won our fullest confidence in him. He was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Act Urgently to End Abuse of Antibiotics PermanentlyCongress of the People recognises the urgent need for every political party to
Let's Act Urgently to End Abuse of Antibiotics Permanently
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People recognises the urgent need for every political party to take a common stance on the wide scale abuse and misuse of antibiotics. We agree with the report produced by the British Review on Antimicrobial Resistance that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Is No Time to Countenance CorruptionCongress of the People urges civil society activists to read the restive politi
This Is No Time to Countenance Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Congress of the People urges civil society activists to read the restive political, economic and social climate correctly and to do what is necessary to avert the crisis from intensifying and plunging our country into chaos. Rating agencies who are... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’minister said she does not regret her actions and her decision to help Wege and
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
minister said she does not regret her actions and her decision to help Wege and believes she did the right thing. The Congress of the People said that “however noble her intentions”‚ Mapisa-Nqakula’s admission to “smuggling a Burundian woman... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cope: Defence Minister ‘can no longer remain in office’ after smuggling reportThe Congress of the People (Cope) said on Monday that “however noble her intent
Cope: Defence Minister ‘can no longer remain in office’ after smuggling report
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The Congress of the People (Cope) said on Monday that “however noble her intentions”‚ Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s admission to “smuggling a Burundian woman into South Africa” means she can “no longer remain in office”. “If the minister of defence can... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’minister said she does not regret her actions and her decision to help Wege and
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
minister said she does not regret her actions and her decision to help Wege and believes she did the right thing. The Congress of the People said that “however noble her intentions”‚ Mapisa-Nqakula’s admission to “smuggling a Burundian woman... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
IN FULL: President Jacob Zuma's speech at the centenary celebrations of the University of Fort Harebecause of his contribution to critical moments in our country’s history. Prof
IN FULL: President Jacob Zuma's speech at the centenary celebrations of the University of Fort Hare
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
because of his contribution to critical moments in our country’s history. Prof Matthews suggested the convening of the Congress of the People‚ which came to have an enduring impact in our political landscape even today. The Congress of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
How will Vavi’s union differ from Cosatu?as a result of ANC divisions - has attempted to organise a rival federation. W
How will Vavi’s union differ from Cosatu?
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
as a result of ANC divisions - has attempted to organise a rival federation. We were here only seven years ago, when the Congress of the People broke away from the ANC and recruited expelled Cosatu president Willie Madisha to lead the new,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unrepresentivity of Parliament a Serious ProblemCongress of the People is shocked at the regularity with which South Africans a
Unrepresentivity of Parliament a Serious Problem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Congress of the People is shocked at the regularity with which South Africans are resorting to violence and arson. What happened at the University of Joburg, where damage of R100-million was caused when the Sanlam Auditorium was gutted, should compel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Parliament a House of ShameCongress of the People is not surprised at how completely the National Assembly
South African Parliament a House of Shame
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Congress of the People is not surprised at how completely the National Assembly has degenerated into a battlefield where MPs exchange blows with security officials and disorder prevails. It is a national disgrace. After 1994 the world was amazed to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Parliament is a house of shame Copejust experienced its darkest moment: MPs and security personnel exchanged blows
Parliament is a house of shame Cope
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
just experienced its darkest moment: MPs and security personnel exchanged blows in full view of the nation and the world," Congress of the People spokesperson Dennis Bloem said. The ANC’s "underwhelming" response to the April 29 Constitutional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Will Not Be Listening to Mr Zuma in Parliament TomorrowCongress of the People will not make light of Mr Zuma breaking his oath of offi
Cope Will Not Be Listening to Mr Zuma in Parliament Tomorrow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Congress of the People will not make light of Mr Zuma breaking his oath of office. He was admonished by the Constitutional Court for transgressing the Constitution. What Mr Zuma did has to have repercussions but none are forthcoming. Likewise,... Read more
7d
The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC chief whip celebrates EFF’s ‘frivolous interdict’ being struck from rolland deny other parties and Parliament their constitutional function to hold the
ANC chief whip celebrates EFF’s ‘frivolous interdict’ being struck from roll
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
and deny other parties and Parliament their constitutional function to hold the head of the executive to account.” The Congress of the People said in statement on Monday that it will continue its absence from the legislature as it “will not... Read more
7d
Eye Witness News
EFF’s urgent court interdict struck off the rollCOPE TO CONTINUE STAY AWAY FROM PARLIAMENT The Congress of the People (Cope) s
EFF’s urgent court interdict struck off the roll
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
COPE TO CONTINUE STAY AWAY FROM PARLIAMENT The Congress of the People (Cope) says its stay-away from Parliament will continue today. The party, which has three seats in the house, announced its withdrawal from parliamentary activities in April over... Read more
7d
Eye Witness News
‘Hawks’ probe into Gordhan, Sars unit is a profound threat to SA economy’Africa. So as a party, we express deep concern for this situation on behalf of
‘Hawks’ probe into Gordhan, Sars unit is a profound threat to SA economy’
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Africa. So as a party, we express deep concern for this situation on behalf of the people of South Africa.” Meanwhile, the Congress of the People (Cope) says “continuous media leaks” are being used to intimidate Gordhan. LISTEN: Sipho Seepe:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Parties Pledge Free and Fair Electionsuphold the code of conduct unconditionally. "We will encourage our members and
Political Parties Pledge Free and Fair Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
uphold the code of conduct unconditionally. "We will encourage our members and supporters to be tolerant... ," he said. Congress of the People (COPE) representative Terror Lekota said the party will encourage its members and competitors to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cope: Gordhan arrest claims an act of intimidationNPA has confirmed the Hawks had referred a docket to prosecutors.Picture: GCIS
Cope: Gordhan arrest claims an act of intimidation
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
NPA has confirmed the Hawks had referred a docket to prosecutors.Picture: GCIS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,Rogue unit,Congress of the People Cope JOHANNESBURG - The Congress of the People (Cope) says “continuous media leaks” are being used to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma pledges political tolerance, peace ahead of electionsplatform… and in particular ensuring that the employees of the IEC are not affi
Zuma pledges political tolerance, peace ahead of elections
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
platform… and in particular ensuring that the employees of the IEC are not affiliated to any political party." Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota called on voters to be tolerant of different views during the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Dancing and selfies as parties commit to Electoral Code of Conductlack of ability to lead the state and its finances‚ and the economy for that ma
Dancing and selfies as parties commit to Electoral Code of Conduct
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
lack of ability to lead the state and its finances‚ and the economy for that matter‚” she said. Representatives from the Congress of the People‚ the Inkatha Freedom Party‚ the United Democratic Movement‚ the African Christian Democratic Party and... Read more
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iafrica.com
JZ trying to get Gordhan to quit - CopeFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Credit: AFP The Congress of the People believ
JZ trying to get Gordhan to quit - Cope
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Credit: AFP The Congress of the People believes that the continuous media leaks in the row between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks is an attempt by President Jacob Zuma to infuriate the minister into... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
IEC calls on public to report violations during municipal pollsrepresented are the African National Congress (ANC)‚ the Democratic Alliance (D
IEC calls on public to report violations during municipal polls
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
represented are the African National Congress (ANC)‚ the Democratic Alliance (DA)‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)‚ the Congress of the People (Cope) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP). Mashinini said the code is about upholding the rule of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
COPE: ‘Zuma wants to infuriate Gordhan into resigning’The Congress of the People (COPE) on Monday appeared to accuse President Jacob
COPE: ‘Zuma wants to infuriate Gordhan into resigning’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
The Congress of the People (COPE) on Monday appeared to accuse President Jacob Zuma and the ruling party of using “continuous media leaks…to infuriate” Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan “to the point that he resigns”. This came a day after the... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
JZ should share Rousseff fate - CopePresident Jacob Zuma should be in the same boat as suspended Brazilian Presiden
JZ should share Rousseff fate - Cope
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 11 days ago
President Jacob Zuma should be in the same boat as suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the Congress of the People said. Rousseff was suspended by the Brazilian Senate on Thursday for breaking a budget accounting law and will now face an... Read more
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iafrica.com
JZ should share Rousseff fate - CopePresident Jacob Zuma should be in the same boat as suspended Brazilian Presiden
JZ should share Rousseff fate - Cope
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
President Jacob Zuma should be in the same boat as suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the Congress of the People said. Rousseff was suspended by the Brazilian Senate on Thursday for breaking a budget accounting law and will now face an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lindiwe Zulu - Small Business Development Dept Budget Vote 2016Committee on Small Business Development I stand before you, inspired by the pe
Minister Lindiwe Zulu - Small Business Development Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Committee on Small Business Development I stand before you, inspired by the people of South Africa who in 1955, at the Congress of the People declared that "South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black and white." Further and relevant to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Political parties pounce on plan to purchase new presidential planeThe Congress of the People (COPE) on Thursday used the “reduced circumstances”
Political parties pounce on plan to purchase new presidential plane
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
The Congress of the People (COPE) on Thursday used the “reduced circumstances” of South Africa being “only the third-largest economy in Africa” to urge prudence on the purchase of a “Zuma jet”. “While the minister of defence has scoffed at the... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Regime change claims reflect ANC’s paranoia’of all its weaknesses, ZANU-PF became the target of the West because of its ref
‘Regime change claims reflect ANC’s paranoia’
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
of all its weaknesses, ZANU-PF became the target of the West because of its refusal to concede on the land question.” Congress of the People (Cope) spokesman Dennis Bloem said if Mantashe’s claims were true, government should identify the foot... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Struggle stalwart dies after his car swept away in heavy rainscouncil in late 2007. Mbulelo Ntenjwa, who served with him on the council, sai
Struggle stalwart dies after his car swept away in heavy rains
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
council in late 2007. Mbulelo Ntenjwa, who served with him on the council, said Duna resigned as ANC mayor in 2008 when Congress of the People (COPE) was formed. “I met ‘Zikhali’ in 1987 when he came out of prison. He was instrumental in the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
2 independents support SSA Billbill. Yesterday’s debate took place against a background of a protest - outside
2 independents support SSA Bill
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
bill. Yesterday’s debate took place against a background of a protest - outside of Parliament- on the bill by a group of Congress of the People (COP) members. They included Ronald Hinkson, Jean Paul Pouchet and others plus activist Philip... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA wants probe of Madonsela hit threat claimFree State provincial government’s Operation Hlasela programme, describing her
DA wants probe of Madonsela hit threat claim
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Free State provincial government’s Operation Hlasela programme, describing her view as “unfortunate”. Earlier on Sunday, Congress of the People spokesperson Dennis Bloem said no one could be allowed to intimidate Madonsela. “We can never condone... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Madonsela's office confirms WC gangster's plan to kill herand that is why she alerted the VIP protection unit formally with a letter.” C
Madonsela's office confirms WC gangster's plan to kill her
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
and that is why she alerted the VIP protection unit formally with a letter.” COPE CALLS ON SA TO DEFEND MADONSELA The Congress of the People (Cope) has called on South Africans to defend Public Protector Thuli Madonsela following reports that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Government must investigate threats against Madonsela – Cope– The government must immediately investigate reports that Public Protector Thu
Government must investigate threats against Madonsela – Cope
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
– The government must immediately investigate reports that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela had received death threats, the Congress of the People (Cope) said on Sunday. “The state must earnestly investigate the allegations that someone has paid a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remove Zuma and Mbete to Restore Dignity of Parliamenttier of government, the National Assembly, that has forfeited its independence
Remove Zuma and Mbete to Restore Dignity of Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
tier of government, the National Assembly, that has forfeited its independence and has become a toady of the executive. Congress of the People has frequently lamented the enormous shortcomings of Ms Mbete. She is biased, arrogant and conflicted.... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cope: Empty benches in Parliament more of an embarrassment for ZumaBaleka Mbete “all to themselves and what an uninspiring and lacklustre lot they
Cope: Empty benches in Parliament more of an embarrassment for Zuma
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Baleka Mbete “all to themselves and what an uninspiring and lacklustre lot they showed themselves to be”. That’s how the Congress of the People (Cope) summed up Thursday’s proceedings in the National Assembly‚ which say the “irony of Zuma asking... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Free State prejudiced other parties during 2011 elections – Madonselairregular distribution of food parcels by the ANC Youth League through the SA S
Free State prejudiced other parties during 2011 elections – Madonsela
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
irregular distribution of food parcels by the ANC Youth League through the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) in 2009. The Congress of the People as well as other concerned citizens lodged complaints with the Office of the Public Protector alleging... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma warns Mbete to 'get her House in order'Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said he consulted the Economic Freedom Fight
Zuma warns Mbete to 'get her House in order'
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said he consulted the Economic Freedom Fighters, Freedom Front Plus, Congress of the People, United Democratic Movement, National Freedom Party, Pan African Congress and together the parties... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We are not angry, new political party saysthe real bread and butter issues. "We believe in leaders with integrity and we
We are not angry, new political party says
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
the real bread and butter issues. "We believe in leaders with integrity and we are not seeing that." Odendaal, a former Congress of the People (Cope) MP, said the new party was registered with the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC). They intended... Read more
18d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma condemns torching of Vuwani schoolsZuma said. If it had been just a few buildings it would have been one thing, Z
Zuma condemns torching of Vuwani schools
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
Zuma said. If it had been just a few buildings it would have been one thing, Zuma told a half empty house after the Congress of the People, the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front Plus, National Freedom Party, the EFF and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disaffected Voters in the U.S. Standing Up to EstablishmentCongress of the People notes with interest how political developments are playi
Disaffected Voters in the U.S. Standing Up to Establishment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Congress of the People notes with interest how political developments are playing out in the USA. Political party establishments no longer have monopoly on influencing candidate selection. Voters are fed up with the establishment. The prosperity... Read more
19d
iafrica.com
Opposition boycott Zuma in Parlyto attend Thursday's sitting in the National Assembly in protest against Presid
Opposition boycott Zuma in Parly
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
to attend Thursday's sitting in the National Assembly in protest against President Jacob Zuma. The Democratic Alliance, Congress of the People, the UDM, FF+ and the NFP made a collective decision not to attend the session as they sought to send... Read more
19d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Opposition parties to boycott Zuma’s reply in Parliamentfollowing opposition parties - the DA‚ Economic Freedom Fighters‚ Freedom Front
Opposition parties to boycott Zuma’s reply in Parliament
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
following opposition parties - the DA‚ Economic Freedom Fighters‚ Freedom Front Plus‚ African Christian Democratic Party‚ Congress of the People‚ United Democratic Movement‚ National Freedom Party and Pan African Congress - “and we have taken the... Read more
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