ARTICLES RELATING TO UDM

Editorial: JZ just doesn’t get it

2017-06-25 06:04

While delivering judgment on Thursday on the United Democratic Movement’s application to force the Speaker of Parliament to allow a secret ballot on a vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, the Constitutional Court made pertinent remarks about the functionality of a democracy.

Mixed reactions to ConCourt's ruling on Zuma vote of no confidence

2017-06-23 06:05

The ANC Women's League has welcomed the ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete has the power to decide on allowing MPs to vote by secret ballot, but Save South Africa says it emphasises that MPs must put their country first.

UDM, Cope criticise ANC on #YouthDay

2017-06-16 21:07

Corruption and bad governance by the ruling elite is a betrayal of the ideals of the youth of 1976, COPE president Mosiuoa Lekota says.

DA withdraws ultimatum to UDM to remove deputy mayor

2017-05-23 14:37

The DA has withdrawn an ultimatum to the UDM for it to remove its Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor after deciding to deal with the matter internally.

MPs won't vote differently in secret ballot - Zuma's lawyer

2017-05-15 23:15

The assumption that MPs will vote differently in a secret vote of no confidence is wrong, President Jacob Zuma's lawyer has argued in the Constitutional Court.

Secret ballot will maintain integrity of 'no confidence vote', UDM tells ConCourt

2017-05-15 13:39

Allowing for a secret ballot to be held during the motion of no confidence vote in Parliament will allow members of the house to feel safe enough to vote with integrity, the UDM has argued.

UDM wants opposition to co-operate to pressure ANC

2017-05-05 21:05

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has called on opposition parties and civil society to work together to increase pressure on the ANC,

NMB coalition takes another blow as deputy mayor lays charges

2017-04-26 16:43

The coalition government of Nelson Mandela Bay appears to be in tatters after deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani, laid charges of fraud and corruption against senior officials.

Secret voting intrudes on openness, transparency – Parliament

2017-04-21 20:12

A secret ballot in the vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma will intrude on the constitutional values of openness and transparency, the National Assembly says in court papers.

UDM claim about Dlamini's CPS flight 'malicious' – Dept

2017-04-19 04:58

The social development department has dismissed as "malicious" an allegation by UDM leader Bantu Holomisa that Minister Bathabile Dlamini took a CPS-sponsored flight to attend a funeral.

 

‘It’s up to the governing party’

2017-06-25 06:02

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says the decision to remove President Jacob Zuma, and how to do so, is now out of the opposition’s hands and up to the ANC.

ConCourt to rule on Zuma no-confidence secret ballot on Thursday

2017-06-20 12:21

The Constitutional Court will make its ruling on Thursday on the UDM's application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot.

NMB mayor, deputy in renewed spat

2017-05-23 21:36

Hours after the DA in Nelson Mandela Bay revoked an ultimatum to the UDM to remove its deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, he and mayor Athol Trollip have been involved in a new spat during a council meeting.

Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor sacked as health MMC

2017-05-16 21:59

Deputy Nelson Mandela Bay municipality mayor Mongameli Bobani has been removed from the position of mayoral committee member for public health, Mayor Athol Trollip has said.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Secret ballot' judgment is reserved

2017-05-15 19:50

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng thanks all legal representatives for their arguments in the protracted "secret ballot" case brought to the Constitution Court by the United Democratic Movement (UDM).

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#SecretBallot: 'We can't let a criminal syndicate lead South Africa' - DA spokesperson

The DA, EFF and other opposition parties have issued a rallying call to South Africans to join a march to Constitutional Court on Monday ahead of the hearing of the UDM's bid for a secret ballot, in the vote of 'no confidence' in President Jacob Zuma. Watch.

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ConCourt to hear UDM's secret ballot bid

2017-05-03 19:25

The UDM’s application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot will be heard in the Constitutional Court.

'We never apologised to Zuma over reshuffle' - Mantashe

2017-04-26 15:37

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he and other senior party members who spoke out against President Jacob Zuma's cabinet reshuffle were never asked to apologise.

UDM disputes Mbete, Zuma arguments over secret ballot

2017-04-19 18:06

The UDM has filed court papers replying to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma's reasons for why a motion of no confidence is no longer urgent.

EFF joins UDM Constitutional Court bid

2017-04-18 20:00

The EFF has joined the UDM’s bid for a Constitutional Court order that Parliament let MPs vote by secret ballot in the upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

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