No confidence debate on Zuma

2015-02-24 13:37

Members of Parliament will debate a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly. Get all the updates here.


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24 Feb 15:17
MPs of all parties currently paying tribute to the late MP Nelson Diale.

24 Feb 14:47
There is an objection to EFF's motion about Mugabe by the FF+. The motion falls away.

24 Feb 14:46
EFF's next motion notes Robert Mugabe's election as AU chairperson is viewed with deep respect across the continent. EFF congratulated Mugabe on his appointment.

24 Feb 14:43
Hashim Amla's contribution to South African cricket is given a mention.

24 Feb 14:37
Someone objects to the EFF's motion on the grounds that it's a political statement. The motion falls away.

24 Feb 14:37
EFF congratulates Zambia's new leader. EFF says they stand with the people of Zambia. EFF also congratulates Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

24 Feb 14:25
DA mentions Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss's victory on the Miss World stage.

24 Feb 14:21
ANC notes with great sadness the death of Andre P Brink.

24 Feb 14:19
DA moves without notice that miners who were trapped were all rescued successfully. Acknowledges the rescuers who worked tirelessly who risked their lives to save the lives of others.

24 Feb 14:17
MPs are asked if there are any motions without notice. IFP moves that the House recognises that World Cancer Day was marked on 4 February.  IFP calls on government to establish treatment-based research centres for cancer.

24 Feb 14:14

IFP MP brings up the double standards by correctional services when it comes to medical parole. He mentions Schabir Shaik specifically.

It was reported earlier that six years after convicted fraudster Shaik was released on medical parole, apparently terminally ill, he has applied for ordinary parole.

24 Feb 14:11
Substance abuse is a topic brought up by two MPs so far.

24 Feb 14:09
MPs are putting forward their motions for the House to debate.

24 Feb 14:08
MPs are welcomed to the Plenary session. Deputy speaker  Lechesa Tsenoli  asks if there are any notices of motion. An EFF member says she wants abuse of power to be debated.

24 Feb 13:57

The Constitutional Court on Monday dismissed an application by Agang SA for a secret ballot on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, the party said.

"The Constitutional Court gave reasons that our application is not in the interests of the public or justice," Agang MP Andries Tlouamma said.

24 Feb 13:38
Members of Parliament will debate a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly. We'll bring you the updates as they happen.

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