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).

#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.

BREAKING: Speaker, Zuma file papers in no confidence motion case

2017-04-13 13:10

Speaker Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma have filed papers in the Constitutional Court responding to an application from the United Democratic Movement on the motion of no confidence.

'If not wanting Zuma is racism, then we are racist' - Malema

2017-04-12 17:58

If President Jacob Zuma wants to label those calling for him to step down racists, then so be it, says EFF leader Julius Malema.


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.

Secret ballot bid assumes ANC MPs are 'spineless' - Mbete

2017-04-13 15:30

There are no exceptional circumstances warranting the UDM direct access to the Constitutional Court to argue for a secret ballot in the vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete believes.

Motion of no confidence could be debated in May

2017-04-13 12:31

The motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma might now only be held in May, after it was postponed at the request of opposition parties.

Only Maimane can withdraw motion of no confidence - Parliament

2017-04-12 11:46

Only DA leader Mmusi Maimane, and not National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, can withdraw the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament has said.

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