As it happened: Motion of no confidence in Zuma fails

2016-11-10 14:56

MPs have debated a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly. While the debate is taking place in Parliament, Zuma supporters are protesting outside.

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Tsenoli speaking to people in the gallery who are out of order.

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Motion not agreed to.


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Voting is closed.


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Voting starts.

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Tsenoli wants to proceed but not all EFF members are back. They ask for the doors to be opened.


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Bells will be rung for 1 minute and then voting will begin, says Tsenoli.


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Pieter Groenewald losing his patience. 


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Points of order all around.


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And chaos again.


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Tsenoli says he is not negotiating here.

"We are voting."


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Tsenoli rules that they proceed with voting.

The secret ballot issue won't be dealt with now.


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Stop screaming, says Tsenoli.


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Proceedings halted.


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Tsenoli makes an exception.


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Fana Mokoena of the EFF says a member needs the loo and is not allowed to go out.

Deputy speaker says nobody can leave because they are in the middle of a voting process.


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Steenhuisen says DA would love a secret ballot, especially to protect ANC members.

But it is not that simple, he says.


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Narend Singh of the IFP says put the question to the house and save all of us time.


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Groenewald says whoever riled up the ANC today should do the Springbok's team talk on Saturday.


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Pieter Groenewald of the FF Plus says house should take the decision about the secret ballot.


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Lets proceed, Mthembu says.


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ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu speaks.


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Pandor says the vote must go ahead.


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Naledi Pandor speaks. Shivambu is angry because she is not a whip.

She reads from the rule book.


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Shivambu wants to table an urgent motion regarding secret ballots.


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I am tempted to use strong language here, Tsenoli says.


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Voting about to start.

Floyd Shivambu taking on Tsenoli first.


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ANC MPs rise and sing.


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