ARTICLES RELATING TO BALEKA MBETE

DA welcomes referral of Nkandla terms

2014-08-30 10:16

The DA has hailed the referral of the Nkandla ad hoc committee's terms of reference to Parliament as a victory for accountability.

Malema: We will shut down Parliament

2014-08-30 07:30
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EFF leader Julius Malema has called on National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete not to push the party to shut down Parliament.

EFF to fight Parly suspension - Malema

2014-08-28 18:10

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party will go to court to fight suspension from Parliament.

EFF MPs receive warning letters

2014-08-28 12:39
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All 25 EFF MPs have received formal letters from Speaker Baleka Mbete asking them to motivate why the party should not be suspended from Parliament for disrupting a sitting.

Mapisa-Nqakula to speak to media on parly chaos

2014-08-26 07:09

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will brief the media on the disruptions in Parliament last week.

Parly to set up committee to probe EFF conduct

2014-08-21 22:21
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Parliament is set to establish a committee to probe the conduct of the EFF and a possible censure for the party's members who disrupted proceedings in the National Assembly.

Parliament mayhem a sad day for SA - DA

2014-08-21 18:56
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The Democratic Alliance has blamed both the speaker and the EFF for the mayhem in Parliament, saying it is a sad day for the country's democracy.

Mbete taken to 1 Military after health scare

2014-08-17 13:16

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete had a health scare so life threatening that she was transferred from 2 Military Hospital to 1 Military hospital by military plane, it has been reported.

Zuma avoiding accountability - DA

2014-08-14 21:40

The DA says President Jacob Zuma has attempted to avoid accountability in his response over the R246m security upgrades at his Nkandla private home.

Mbete to resume Parliament duties

2014-08-12 21:27

Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete is expected to be back at work.

Nothing new in Sisulu remarks - ANC chief whip

2014-07-05 14:40

There is nothing new in former Parliament Speaker Max Sisulu's remarks that a new ad-hoc committee be formed to investigate the Nkandla report, the ANC chief whip's office has said.

SIU to finalise Nkandla report

2014-06-12 12:43

A report into security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal is in the process of being finalised, the Special Investigating Unit says.

Mbete given Nkandla deadline

2014-06-09 19:12

The DA has given Speaker Baleka Mbete a deadline by which to reconsider her refusal to create a new ad hoc parliamentary committee to consider the Nkandla controversy.

Mbete rejects DA’s Nkandla call

2014-06-07 14:19
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The new Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has rejected a formal request by the DA to re-establish an ad hoc committee to look into the Nkandla issue.

DA wants Nkandla committee revived

2014-05-22 19:18

The DA says it has formally requested new National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to revive the dissolved Nkandla ad-hoc committee.

Zuma back in the hot seat, despite DA plans to derail him

2014-05-21 17:48

Moments before the new National Assembly elected President Jacob Zuma as head of state, the DA argued that he is not fit for the post.

Mbete elected Speaker

2014-05-21 16:16

UPDATE: Newly sworn-in MPs have elected the ANC's Baleka Mbete as Speaker of the National Assembly.

1st sitting of 5th Parliament - as it happened

2014-05-21 09:00

Get today's highlights from the first sitting of the fifth Parliament in which the President Jacob Zuma was formally elected.

Mbete: DA prioritises privileged white issues

2014-05-03 20:00
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The DA in the Western Cape is prioritising issues only for privileged white people, ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete has said.

Departments could go in cabinet shake up

2014-04-27 13:12

ANC insiders have confirmed that the party is in discussions over a possible change to the structure of government and that the 34-member cabinet could be reduced, according to a report.

Mbete alludes to a closer ANC, NFP relationship

2014-04-17 15:48

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete has suggested the party could have a closer relationship with the National Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal after the 7 May elections.

No legal challenge to Nkandla report - Mbete

2014-04-17 14:36
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There are no plans to legally challenge Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla, ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete says.

ANC campaigns to keep Gauteng

2014-04-13 15:57
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With less than a month to go until the general elections, ANC bigwigs have spent the weekend campaigning in Gauteng.

2 deputy presidents for SA?

2014-02-16 09:27
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South Africa’s government could be in for a major face-lift after it emerged that sensitive discussions within the ANC are under way to appoint two deputy presidents.

Zuma booers to be named, shamed - SACP

2013-12-14 08:12
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Those who booed President Jacob Zuma at Nelson Mandela's memorial service will be identified, named and shamed, SA Communist Party secretary Blade Nzimande says.

 

DA welcomes referral of Nkandla terms

2014-08-30 10:02

The DA has hailed the referral of the Nkandla ad hoc committee's terms of reference to Parliament as a victory for accountability.

Malema gives Mbete deadline to withdraw suspension

2014-08-29 14:13
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EFF leader Julius Malema in a letter has warned National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete that unless she withdraws plans to suspend him from Parliament, he will go to court to seek relief.

EFF applies for urgent interdict against Mbete

2014-08-28 13:36
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The EFF has applied for an urgent interdict against Speaker Baleka Mbete and Parliament to stop the suspension of its MPs, according to reports.

EFF MPs may be suspended

2014-08-26 14:57
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National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is considering the suspension of Economic Freedom Fighters MPs who disrupted questions to President Jacob Zuma.

SIU: No obligation to make Nkandla report public

2014-08-22 18:57
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The Special Investigating Unit says it does not have to make its report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's home public.

Twitter abuzz after EFF say pay back the money

2014-08-21 21:23
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Twitter has been abuzz as South Africans watched the EFF refuse to leave the National Assembly after Speaker Baleka Mbete ordered them out after they chanted 'pay back the money'.

EFF causes mayhem in Parliament

2014-08-21 17:12

Speaker Baleka Mbete has been forced to suspend a sitting of the National Assembly as a question session to President Jacob Zuma descended into chaos.

Nkandla: Zuma confident in Parliament

2014-08-15 07:46
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President Jacob Zuma says he is confident that Parliament would effectively deal with the report on security upgrades to his Nkandla home.

ANC commends Zuma's Nkandla response

2014-08-14 20:36

The office of the ANC chief whip has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's response to Parliament over questions about security upgrades to his Nkandla private home.

Baleka Mbete on extended leave

2014-08-10 11:43

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has only been in Parliament three times since taking her seat, apparently due to illness, according to a report.

Speaker waiting for Zuma's Nkandla response

2014-06-12 14:23

Speaker Baleka Mbete says she will decide how to handle the findings of the Nkandla expenditure once President Jacob Zuma hands her his response to investigations into the controversy.

Zuma to report on Nkandla in July

2014-06-11 15:25
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President Jacob Zuma has undertaken to give the Speaker a "comprehensive and final report" on the Nkandla controversy within 30 working days.

DA to pursue Nkandla request with Mbete

2014-06-07 17:30

The DA will not let Speaker Baleka Mbete's refusal to reconstitute an ad hoc committee on the Nkandla controversy rest, James Selfe, the chairperson of the party's federal executive says.

Malema announces EFF Parliament leadership

2014-06-01 15:00
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EFF leader Julius Malema has announced the names of his party's leadership in the National Assembly.

Mbete back as Speaker

2014-05-21 18:52

The National Assembly has elected ANC national chair Baleka Mbete Speaker after 400 new MPs took their seats.

Round two for Mbete back as Speaker

2014-05-21 17:20

The National Assembly has elected ANC national chair Baleka Mbete Speaker after 400 new MPs took their seats.

Mbete 'to ensure ANC presence in Parliament'

2014-05-21 09:02

Luthuli House will have a strong presence in Parliament with ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete steering matters in the National Assembly, according to a report.

Mbete back as Speaker

2014-05-20 19:46

The ANC will nominate its chairperson Baleka Mbete as National Assembly Speaker.

Promises and insults fly at rallies

2014-05-03 20:00
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Promises were made and insults at opposition parties hurled during political party rallies held across the country, the fifth day before South Africans head to the polls.

Mbete using culture to defend corruption - DA

2014-04-17 21:07
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ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete is protecting President Jacob Zuma by using culture to defend corruption, DA MP Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

SME ministry on the cards

2014-04-17 14:57

The creation of a small and medium enterprises department to help stimulate the local business industry is very likely, says ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete.

Mbete: Nkandla is a holy place

2014-04-17 13:14
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Some of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's remarks about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home amounted to interference “with a man’s kraal”, says ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete.

Presidency: One deputy president only

2014-02-17 21:27

SA can only have one deputy president in terms of the Constitution, the presidency says, after media reports that the ANC was thinking about the possibility of two deputy presidents.

ANC disappoints Sebokeng residents with no-show

2014-02-08 20:50

Residents of Sebokeng were left disappointed when ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete did not show up for the door-to-door campaign.

Ombud dismisses Mbete's M&G complaint

2013-11-29 17:30

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a complaint by ANC chair Baleka Mbete over a recent Mail & Guardian headline about her.

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