ARTICLES RELATING TO BALEKA MBETE

Court dismisses Agang bid

2015-02-28 10:29

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed an urgent application lodged by Agang SA to postpone the scheduling of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

State Security: Signal jam 'an error'

2015-02-18 21:04

The signal jamming in the National Assembly ahead of the State of the Nation address was caused by an operational error, the state security department says.

ANC welcomes Mbete's apology

2015-02-18 18:24

The ANC has welcomed its chairperson Baleka Mbete's apology for calling EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach.

DA to challenge use of police in Parliament

2015-02-18 14:33

The DA will bring a court challenge against legislation allowing for the arrest or removal of people who create a disturbance in the National Assembly, it says.

Baleka must withdraw cockroach comments - EFF

2015-02-17 16:19

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete should withdraw her description of EFF members as insects and irritants, EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has told MPs.

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ANC chairperson and National Assembly speaker Baleke Mbete was quoted over the weekend calling Julius Malema a cockroach. Watch Parliament's response to questions on the insult...

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Mbete: Parliament was told of blocking 'device'

2015-02-17 13:30

Parliament was told that a certain "device" would be used as part of security measures for the State of the Nation address, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has conceded.

Media houses take Parliament to court

2015-02-16 19:51

Two media houses and several organisations will bring an application in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town to prevent Parliament from jamming cellphone signals in future.

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EFF: Mbete inciting violence

2015-02-15 18:29

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is inciting violence against the EFF by describing them as thugs and party leader Julius Malema as a cockroach, the party has said.

 

‘Glitches’ to blame for signal jamming - Mahlobo

2015-02-19 12:57

Glitches with ‘counter surveillance tactical measures’ led to mobile signal disruptions in the National Assembly ahead of the State of the Nation address, State Security Minister David Mahlobo says.

EFF accepts Mbete's apology

2015-02-18 19:23

The Economic Freedom Fighters has welcomed an apology to its leader Julius Malema by National Assembly Speaker and ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete.

Mbete says sorry for calling Malema a cockroach

2015-02-18 16:34

Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete has apologised for remarks made at the weekend where she referred to EFF leader Julius Malema as a cockroach.

SAHRC gets complaint about Mbete

2015-02-18 12:38

The SA Human Rights Commission has received a complaint about National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete calling EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach.

Comradeship under debate in Parliament

2015-02-17 16:06

The parliamentary debate of the State of the Nation address has kicked off with the opposition EFF complaining about their leader being called a "cockroach".

Fierce first day of State of the Nation debating - As it happened

2015-02-17 14:04

Get all the details from the first day of State of the Nation debating in Parliament.

Parliament jamming case under way at high court

2015-02-17 13:16

An urgent application to prohibit the use of mobile network blocking devices in Parliament is under way in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town.

Mbeki's State of the Nation remarks 'distorted'

2015-02-16 14:45

A report in the British newspaper, The Guardian, distorted remarks made by Thabo Mbeki on what transpired at last week's State of the Nation address, his office says.

Plato: SAPS should not be drawn into politics

2015-02-15 21:16

Police should not be drawn into political affairs in Parliament, as they were during the State of the Nation address, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says.

DA wants probe into jamming

2015-02-15 14:30

The DA has asked Icasa to probe the signal jamming in the National Assembly ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

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