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Motshekga refutes Nkandla 'claims' on Zuma

Wednesday 1 October 2014 08:30

ANC MP serving on Parliament's Nkandla ad hoc committee, Mathole Motshekga, says it would be an insult to President Jacob Zuma to suggest that he benefitted unduly from security upgrades.

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The court has postponed the fraud case against Julius Malema.
There is life outside ANC: Malema

Tuesday 30 September 2014 12:25

EFF leader Julius Malema says there is life outside the African National Congress (ANC) and he will continue to challenge ANC decisions.

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They're out to get us: ANC

Sunday 28 September 2014 12:01

An agenda to discredit the ANC and its president Jacob Zuma is behind recent critical media reports, the political party said on Sunday.

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"Reactionary forces take advantage": Maphatsoe

Saturday 27 September 2014 10:24

Reactionary forces continue to take advantage of challenges in society, Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association (MKMVA) chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe said on Friday.

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EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says the ANC was unable to accept that the EFF "is here to stay".
EFF not worried by N Cape reports

Friday 26 September 2014 18:09

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was unconcerned by a report on Friday that about 100 of its Northern Cape members had defected back to the African National Congress.

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DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says the parties would not leave the matter there but would seek legal advice on how to hold President Jacob Zuma to account.
Opposition walks out of Nkandla committee

Friday 26 September 2014 14:08

Opposition parties on Friday walked out of Parliament's committee on the Nkandla controversy after the ANC refused to agree to call President Jacob Zuma.

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DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says the ANC deployed its chairperson Baleka Mbete as Speaker to undermine the role of Parliament in holding the Executive to account.
ANC undermining constitution: Maimane

Sunday 21 September 2014 15:04

The ANC wanting Parliament to protect President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa undermines the chamber and the Constitution, the DA said on Sunday.

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ANC recalls Mafikeng, Matlosana mayors

Friday 19 September 2014 10:15

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West province has recalled the executive mayors of Mafikeng and Matlosana Local Municipality.

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The National Assembly has rejected the motion of no confidence brought by some of the opposition parties against Speaker Baleka Mbete.
'Independent speaker requires change in Constitution'

Wednesday 17 September 2014 12:00

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, says the party will welcome a debate on whether or not the Speaker of the National Assembly should be independent.

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DA won August 2013 by-election in the Little Karoo town of Oudtshoorn.
DA supporters march against corruption in Oudtshoorn

Monday 15 September 2014 19:38

The Little Karoo town of Oudtshoorn came to a standstill on Monday as hundreds of Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters marched to the local municipality.

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Kebby Maphatsoe, who is also the Deputy Defence and Military Veterans Minister, was accused earlier this week by MK veterans of ducking duty.
Maphatsoe admits running away: Report

Sunday 14 September 2014 12:00

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe said he was not a "sell-out" despite admitting that he ran away from the ANC military camp during the struggle.

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President Jacob Zuma deferred a decision on whether he should reimburse any of the public spending on Nkandla to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko.
Cedric Frolick to chair Nkandla committee

Tuesday 9 September 2014 16:58

Opposition Parties in the ad hoc committee that would deal with the Nkandla report want President Jacob Zuma to be one of the main persons to appear before the committee.

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Thuli  Madonsela said she would take legal action against Maphatsoe, asking him to retract and apologise.
Madonsela a "CIA spy": Maphatsoe

Monday 8 September 2014 10:05

Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Kebby Maphatsoe has accused Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of being a CIA plant, The Star reported on Monday.

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EFF shows counter-revolutionary tendencies: Maphatsoe

Sunday 7 September 2014 07:12

The African National Congress (ANC)'s former armed wing, Umkhonto weSizwe, has denounced the conduct of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament as showing counter-revolutionary tendencies.

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‘Zille must account to provincial Parliament’

Thursday 4 September 2014 12:08

African National Congress Chief Whip in the Western Cape legislature, Pierre Uys, says Premier Helen Zille has a responsibility to account to the provincial Parliament.

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Zwelinzima Vavi says some of the criticism Madonsela has received is absolutely disgusting.
Vavi calls for action from Zuma: Report

Sunday 31 August 2014 15:18

Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma should adhere to the Public Protector's recommendations or challenge them in court, a Sunday paper reported.

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Madonsela to clarify her position

Wednesday 27 August 2014 18:10

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will brief media on Thursday following the war of words between her and the ANC after her letter to President Jacob Zuma was leaked.

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EFF lashes out at Mantashe

Wednesday 27 August 2014 05:43

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has lashed out at ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe for suggesting that that the EFF could be colluding with the office of the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

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Stop interfering: Madonsela

Tuesday 26 August 2014 20:19

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Tuesday took to Twitter and told politicians to stop interfering with her work.

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Public Protector not above Parliament: Duarte

Tuesday 26 August 2014 17:52

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela thinks she is above all institutions in the country, ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte said on Tuesday.

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