Opposition parties boycott Zuma in Parliament

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President Jacob Zuma is set to address a number of empty benches in Parliament, as most opposition parties have decided to boycott the session.

Mike McWilliams: CJ Rhodes was the original Gupta. History repeats itself.

2016-05-05 07:28

While the Guptas have all but captured South Africa and so compromised its leadership, we may take comfort in the fact that this is not the first time this has happened.

FULL TEXT: Address by Zuma during the Presidency budget vote debate

2016-05-04 20:22

Read the full address by President Jacob Zuma during the Presidency budget vote debate at Parliament.

Maimane calls Zuma 'accused No 1', ANC calls him 'black human cloak' for DA

2016-05-04 17:18

The DA has again accused President Jacob Zuma of being a thief, while the ANC has accused the opposition leader of being a "black human cloak" for his party.

EFF to lay charges against Mbete, protection officers

2016-05-04 15:34

The EFF says it will lay criminal charges against the Speaker and the protection officers who threw them out of Parliament after they refused to let President Jacob Zuma talk on the presidency's budget.

EFF ejected from Parliament after refusing to let 'illegitimate' Zuma speak

2016-05-04 15:16

EFF MPs have been physically removed from the National Assembly after they refused to let President Jacob Zuma speak.

Will the NPA join us?

2016-05-04 06:28

Will NPA head Shaun Abrahams be a redeemer and reinstate criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma, asks Solly Moeng.

Phiyega can be grilled on evidence beyond Farlam Inquiry - judge

2016-05-03 15:49

The chairperson of the inquiry into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega’s fitness to hold office has granted a request to question her about more than just the evidence she gave at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

ANC response to EFF provocation good and bad - analyst

2016-05-03 11:12

The ANC’s decision to respond directly to provocation by the EFF has both positive and negative connotations, political analyst Ebrahim Fakir says.

Cronin's comments on Zuma charges 'misrepresented' - SACP

2016-05-02 13:30

The SA Communist Party's first deputy secretary general Jeremy Cronin's comment that the arms deal corruption charges be reinstated against President Jacob Zuma were "misrepresented", the party says.


Junk rating a matter of time as economy falters

2016-05-05 08:45

The ratings agencies simply cannot overlook the government’s inability to address the problem, says an emerging-market strategist.

ANC rallies around Zuma during budget vote

2016-05-04 21:46

Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela brought a water gun to Parliament, to give as a gift to EFF leader Julius Malema.

Parliament rules against calling Zuma a 'thief, accused number 1'

2016-05-04 20:00

Calling President Jacob Zuma a thief, "accused number 1" or even referring to him as an accused criminal infringed on his dignity, Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has ruled.

Chaos in Parliament during president's budget debate - As it happened

2016-05-04 16:08

Members of Parliament are debating President Jacob Zuma's budget. Zuma has been called an "accused criminal", the EFF has been thrown out and the DA has been called a "verkrampte" party. Get all the details here.

Zuma innocent until proven guilty – KZN ANC

2016-05-04 15:30

President Jacob Zuma is innocent until proven guilty in the spy tapes saga and remains leader of the ANC, the party in KwaZulu-Natal says.

WATCH LIVE: President's budget debate in Parliament

2016-05-04 14:13

Members of Parliament are debating the President’s budget vote in the National Assembly. Watch.

Ratings cuts could lead to capital outflows - Sarb

2016-05-03 18:51

The impact of a possible further ratings downgrades on the economy and financial system could lead to increased capital outflows, warns the SA Reserve Bank.

Even Zuma's cattle in Nkandla have a better life - Maimane

2016-05-03 15:49

President Jacob Zuma’s cattle in Nkandla have a better life than people living in Wentworth, south of Durban, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

EFF 'should not mess with SA's stability'

2016-05-03 07:17

The EFF should be very careful not to mess with two key pillars of SA’s stability: the legitimacy of election results and the political neutrality of the defence force, writes Max du Preez.

Reinstate corruption charges against Zuma – deputy minister in Cabinet

2016-05-02 10:15

A top SA Communist Party and Cabinet member has urged that arms deal corruption charges be reinstated against President Jacob Zuma.

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