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News 24 South Africa
No witch hunt against rebel ANC MPs - Ramaphosawhichever way'." In the end, he found out about the decision, like everybody e
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
whichever way'." In the end, he found out about the decision, like everybody else, when it was announced on television. Congress of the People MP Diedre Carter asked Ramaphosa whether he thought, as chairperson of Parliament's constitutional... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Bill aimed at addressing small business red tape rejectedcommittee that declared the Bill undesirable. The Bill did, however, receive s
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
committee that declared the Bill undesirable. The Bill did, however, receive support from the Inkatha Freedom Party, Congress of the People and the African Christian Democratic Party. The DA's Henro Kruger says by refusing to consider the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Old politics crept in againFormer deputy leader and candidate for political leader in the upcoming Congres
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Former deputy leader and candidate for political leader in the upcoming Congress of the People (COP) elections Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan, says it is disappointing that the internal elections of the party had to be taken to the courts but is looking... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Political parties welcome Mduduzi Manana’s resignationat a Fourways nightclub. The ruling party has thanked Manana for his service d
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
at a Fourways nightclub. The ruling party has thanked Manana for his service during his tenure. At the same time, the Congress of the People (Cope) says while it welcomes Manana’s decision to step down, his resignation is long overdue. The... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
COPE welcomes Manana’s ‘long overdue’ resignationThe Congress of the People (COPE) has welcomed what it calls the “long overdue”
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
The Congress of the People (COPE) has welcomed what it calls the “long overdue” resignation of Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana. “However‚ we view his resignation not as a show or genuine remorse on his part or because of action by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Parties Welcome 'Overdue' Manana Resignationthose in positions of power, are held to account so that a message is sent that
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
those in positions of power, are held to account so that a message is sent that it will no longer be tolerated." Meanwhile Congress of the People said in a statement that Manana's resignation was long overdue. The party said that the resignation... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Political parties welcome 'overdue' Manana resignationthose in positions of power, are held to account so that a message is sent that
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
those in positions of power, are held to account so that a message is sent that it will no longer be tolerated.” Meanwhile Congress of the People said in a statement that Manana’s resignation was long overdue. The party said that the resignation... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
COP elections put off againNicole Dyer-Griffith has lost her bid to contest the election for the post of p
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Nicole Dyer-Griffith has lost her bid to contest the election for the post of political leader of the Congress of the People with her candidacy having been deemed invalid. But she said she remains committed to the party and will be ready when the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
COP elections put off againthe members of the elections committee the leadership election had to be postpo
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
the members of the elections committee the leadership election had to be postponed to a date to be fixed. Chairman of the Congress of the People Jamieson Bahadur said if Dyer-Griffith wants to re-apply for membership of the party she will have to... Read more
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iafrica.com
DA looks to dissolve parliamentgiven how recent the last vote occurred. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF),
iafrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
given how recent the last vote occurred. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), the United Democratic Movement (UDM) and Congress of the People (Cope) have slated the move. UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the DA has a right to table its motion... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Vote to support the motion of no confidenceand veterans’ declaration for the Sake of Our Future. I was an active ANC suppo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
and veterans’ declaration for the Sake of Our Future. I was an active ANC supporter from my school days, I was at the Congress of the People in Kliptown, and I joined the ANC as soon as I could when its ranks were opened to all South Africans.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA pushing ahead with motion to dissolve Parlyhave passed since the last elections. But the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF),
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
have passed since the last elections. But the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), the United Democratic Movement (UDM) and Congress of the People (Cope) have slated the move. UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the DA has a right to table its motion... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Opposition parties emboldened by no confidence vote resultswith the outcome “This is actually going to give a lot of energy for the oppos
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
with the outcome “This is actually going to give a lot of energy for the opposition to continue fighting going forward.” Congress of the People leader Mosioua Lekota says South Africans must know that the ANC are abusing their mandate. “The only... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA: No confidence debate was worth the waitwith the outcome “This is actually going to give a lot of energy for the oppos
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
with the outcome “This is actually going to give a lot of energy for the opposition to continue fighting going forward.” Congress of the People leader Mosioua Lekota says South Africans must know that the ANC are abusing their mandate. “The only... Read more
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Sky News Australia
President Zuma survives vote of no confidenceinfluence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses.
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of opposition party Congress of the People, described the secret ballot against the President as 'groundbreaking'. He said: 'It places the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marching for Change - Time to Realise Our Common Destinyand the future of their country. On the eve of an unprecedented moment in the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
and the future of their country. On the eve of an unprecedented moment in the history of our young democracy, we, of the Congress of the People (Cope), are highly elated and encouraged by the overwhelming response of the masses of our people,... Read more
15d
iol.co.za
Anti-Zuma marches arrive in Cape TownThe bulk of the marchers were made up of Democratic Alliance (DA) members with
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
The bulk of the marchers were made up of Democratic Alliance (DA) members with a smattering of Congress of the People (Cope) and African People’s Convention (APC) supporters. A small but vocal group of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters could... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thousands take to Cape Town's streets ahead of #ZumaVoteThe bulk of the marchers were made up of Democratic Alliance (DA) members with
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
The bulk of the marchers were made up of Democratic Alliance (DA) members with a smattering of Congress of the People (Cope) and African People's Convention (APC) supporters. Organisers get set for the march by Democratic Alliance supporters in the... Read more
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iafrica.com
DA on no-confidence vote: "8th time lucky!"Parliament expressing the views of ordinary South Africans who want Zuma to be
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Parliament expressing the views of ordinary South Africans who want Zuma to be removed from office”, says van Damme. The Congress of the People (Cope) leader, Mosiuoa Lekota, believes Tuesday’s secret ballot on a vote of no confidence in Zuma is... Read more
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SKY News
Roads blocked as protesters march against Zumainfluence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses.
SKY News / Posted 15 days ago
influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of opposition party Congress of the People, described the secret ballot against the President as "groundbreaking". He said: "It places the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mbalula: Manana will be arrestedshould stay in his position. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to a
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
should stay in his position. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to apologise and immediately resign while the Congress of the People is calling for him to be fired. The ANC said its disappointed in the deputy minister's alleged... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF marches to Union Buildings ahead of #NoConfidence voteMP Narend Singh, African Christian Democratic Party leader Kenneth Meshoe, Free
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
MP Narend Singh, African Christian Democratic Party leader Kenneth Meshoe, Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Groenewald, and Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota, said they were canvassing ANC MPs and some had agreed to break ranks with their... Read more
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16d
Eye Witness News
'We've been waiting for this day'South Africans in Parliament expressing the views of ordinary South Africans wh
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
South Africans in Parliament expressing the views of ordinary South Africans who want Zuma to be removed from office.” The Congress of the People (Cope) leader, Mosiuoa Lekota, believes Tuesday’s secret ballot on a vote of no confidence in Zuma is... Read more
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16d
International Business Times
South African President Jacob Zuma to face 'no confidence' vote by secret ballot also look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally.
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
also look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of the opposition Congress of the People, described the secret ballot as "groundbreaking." "It places the responsibility of the motion of no... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
ANC‚ ANCWL‚ Cope condemn alleged assault by MananaThe African National Congress‚ its Women’s League and the Congress of the Peopl
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
The African National Congress‚ its Women’s League and the Congress of the People (Cope) have all condemned the alleged assault of three women by Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana and his friends in a restaurant on Sunday morning. In... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'An abuser is an abuser'think she did anything wrong. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
think she did anything wrong. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to apologise and immediately resign while the Congress of the People is calling for him to be fired. The ANC said its disappointed in the deputy minister's alleged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'The sooner we can bring change, the better'last time lawmakers voted by way of a secret ballot in the National Assembly wa
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
last time lawmakers voted by way of a secret ballot in the National Assembly was in 2009 when they had to choose between Congress of the People candidate Mvume Dandala or ANC nominee Zuma for president. The vote was presided over by the Chief... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parly committee 'disappointed' with Manana over assaultthink she did anything wrong. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
think she did anything wrong. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to apologise and immediately resign while the Congress of the People is calling for him to be fired. The ANC said its disappointed in the deputy minister's alleged... Read more
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ABC News
South Africa lawmakers to hold secret ballot Tuesday on Zumaalso look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally.
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
also look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of the opposition Congress of the People, described the secret ballot as "groundbreaking." "It places the responsibility of the motion of no... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SecretBallot: Some ANC MPs ready to break ranks, says oppositionMP Narend Singh, African Christian Democratic Party leader Kenneth Meshoe, Free
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
MP Narend Singh, African Christian Democratic Party leader Kenneth Meshoe, Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Groenewald, and Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota, have all been on the phone with ANC MPs, saying some have agreed to break ranks... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Africa lawmakers to hold secret ballot Tuesday on Zumaalso look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally.
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
also look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of the opposition Congress of the People, described the secret ballot as "groundbreaking." "It places the responsibility of the motion of no... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
South Africa lawmakers to hold secret ballot Tuesday on Zumaalso look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally.
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
also look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of the opposition Congress of the People, described the secret ballot as "groundbreaking." "It places the responsibility of the motion of no... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
South Africa lawmakers to hold secret ballot Tuesday on Zumaalso look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally.
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
also look to parliament for signals of hope," said Mbete, a longtime Zuma ally. Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of the opposition Congress of the People, described the secret ballot as "groundbreaking." "It places the responsibility of the motion of no... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South African assembly to vote on president by secret ballotdecision. "As far as we are concerned, this is groundbreaking," said Mosiuoa L
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
decision. "As far as we are concerned, this is groundbreaking," said Mosiuoa Lekota, leader of an opposition party, the Congress of the People, told reporters about the secret ballot. "It places the responsibility of the motion of no confidence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Without the SACP, Will the ANC Once Again Be Only for Black South Africans?At no time since 1960, or indeed since the Congress of the People in 1955, has
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
At no time since 1960, or indeed since the Congress of the People in 1955, has the SACP previously taken a stand which called for the removal of the president. This is a fundamental break, with deep significance and far-reaching possible... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma ‘disturbed’ by Manana’s behaviourthink she did anything wrong. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
think she did anything wrong. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to apologise and immediately resign while the Congress of the People is calling for him to be fired. The ANC said its disappointed in the deputy minister's alleged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma ‘disturbed’ by Manana’s behaviorNational Prosecuting Authority. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana t
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
National Prosecuting Authority. The Democratic Alliance has called on Manana to apologise and immediately resign while the Congress of the People is calling for him to be fired. The ANC said its disappointed in the deputy minister's alleged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma no confidence vote: How a secret ballot workslast time lawmakers voted by way of a secret ballot in the National Assembly wa
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
last time lawmakers voted by way of a secret ballot in the National Assembly was in 2009 when they had to choose between Congress of the People candidate Mvume Dandala or African National Congress nominee Jacob Zuma for president. The vote was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Opposition demand deputy minister’s exit over assault claimsa woman at a Johannesburg club, with the Democratic Alliance calling on him to
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
a woman at a Johannesburg club, with the Democratic Alliance calling on him to apologise and immediately resign and the Congress of the People calling for him to be fired. Manana is accused of assaulting Mandisa Duma in the early hours of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
COPE urges Mbete to help MPs to stop ‘Zuma gravy train of corruption’The Congress of the People (COPE) has urged Speaker of the National Assembly Ba
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
The Congress of the People (COPE) has urged Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete to help MPs stop the Zuma “gravy train of corruption” by allowing the vote on the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma to be held by secret... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
COPE urges Mbete to help MPs to stop ‘Zuma gravy train of corruption’The Congress of the People (COPE) has urged Speaker of the National Assembly Ba
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
The Congress of the People (COPE) has urged Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete to help MPs stop the Zuma “gravy train of corruption” by allowing the vote on the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma to be held by secret... Read more
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iol.co.za
#RealChange: DA councils are doing well, assures Maimanesuch as the United Democratic Movement (UDM), the Freedom Front Plus (FFPlus),
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
such as the United Democratic Movement (UDM), the Freedom Front Plus (FFPlus), African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Congress of the People (Cope), Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Maimane said it was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mandela Bay deputy mayor faces no confidence motionmonths...and seven months is long enough.'' The DA, led by Trollip, the UDM, A
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
months...and seven months is long enough.'' The DA, led by Trollip, the UDM, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) and Congress of the People (Cope) formed a coalition government in the metro after unseating the African National Congress (ANC)... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Celebrating the life and times of Nelson Mandelain the ANC’s 1952 Defiance Campaign, was elected President of the Transvaal ANC
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
in the ANC’s 1952 Defiance Campaign, was elected President of the Transvaal ANC Branch and later oversaw the 1955 Congress of the People. In the 1950s he was to experience a series of imprisonments a a human rights lawyer and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Trini who fled over kidnap fears soars in US Navyand sent him to the United States for safe keeping. Eleven years later, Runcie
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
and sent him to the United States for safe keeping. Eleven years later, Runcie Kiran Dookeran, the nephew of former Congress of the People leader Winston Dookeran, is now flying the T&T flag having recently been awarded the Navy and Marine... Read more
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The Hill
Sen. King: If Trump fires Mueller, Congress would pass veto-proof special prosecutor statute"I believe if he did fire Bob Mueller, you would see a special prosecutor statu
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
"I believe if he did fire Bob Mueller, you would see a special prosecutor statute go through both houses by veto-proof majorities and we'd end up with Bob Mueller in charge of a new investigation with new authorities," he said on MSNBC's "Morning... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA lays out reasons for wanting in on ConCourt bid to impeach ZumaBaleka Mbete was launched by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and is backed
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
Baleka Mbete was launched by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and is backed by the United Democratic Movement and Congress of the People. The DA says that by ignoring the Public Protector’s remedial action on its Nkandla investigation and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA files application to intervene in EFF's case to impeach ZumaFreedom Fighters (EFF)’s impeachment case against President Jacob Zuma. The Un
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
Freedom Fighters (EFF)’s impeachment case against President Jacob Zuma. The United Democratic Movement (UDM) and the Congress of the People (Cope) are already backing the case to force Speaker Baleka Mbete to initiate impeachment proceedings... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Ronnie Mamoepa stood for excellence’and various departments in government. At the time of his death, he was Deputy
Eye Witness News / Posted a month ago
and various departments in government. At the time of his death, he was Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson. Congress of the People (Cope)’s Mosiuoa Lekota says, “He was serious minded. He studied and learned. And when we came out of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Newsmaker: 'The EFF will rule in 2019' - Julius Malemaafter wave of negative publicity rocked it. For a moment, it looked as if the
News 24 South Africa / Posted 1 months ago
after wave of negative publicity rocked it. For a moment, it looked as if the fighters would take the same route as the Congress of the People (Cope) – imploding before anyone got a chance to get drunk and nurse a hangover. “We knew when we... Read more
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