Malema: We will shut down Parliament

2014-08-30 07:30

EFF leader Julius Malema has called on National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete not to push the party to shut down Parliament.

Parly’s Nkandla committee hits deadlock

2014-08-29 14:12

The first sitting of the new parliamentary committee on Nkandla hit a deadlock between the ANC and opposition as the latter refused to elect a chairperson until the mandate is reworked to expressly include the public protector's findings.

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.

Greed is feeding off the soul of the ANC, not the EFF

2014-08-28 13:17

The behaviour of the EFF is merely a reaction to the conduct of the members of the ANC in government, argues Karabo Moiloa.

The media must stop condoning the EFF's behaviour

2014-08-27 13:15

It boggles the mind to see how Julius Malema is treated by the media now that he is taking on Jacob Zuma in Pariliament, says Esethu Hasane.

EFF MPs may be suspended

2014-08-26 14:57

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is considering the suspension of Economic Freedom Fighters MPs who disrupted questions to President Jacob Zuma.

Ministers mum on contingency plan for Parly

2014-08-26 12:47

Cabinet ministers would not be drawn on what measures would be put in place to deal with chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings.

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.

I will beat corruption charges - Malema

2014-08-25 16:44

EFF leader Julius Malema says he is confident of beating looming fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and racketeering charges against him.

There won't be any sequestration - Malema

2014-08-25 14:42

EFF leader Julius Malema says the provisional sequestration order against him is a closed matter, and his political career won't be cut short because "there is not going to be any sequestration".

ANC’s hysterical reaction symptomatic of crisis

2014-08-25 12:10

The ANC’s hysterical reaction after my column on President Jacob Zuma's bad leadership is symptomatic of an organisation in crisis, says Adriaan Basson.

Malema sequestration order extended to December

2014-08-25 10:41

The provisional sequestration order against EFF leader Julius Malema regarding his outstanding tax bill has been extended to 1 December.

SACP: EFF a dangerous cancer

2014-08-24 19:20

The Economic Freedom Fighters are a "dangerous cancer" trying to "smash" Parliament, the SA Communist Party has said.

'Pay back the money!' and pay attention, ANC

2014-08-22 14:23

The EFF's actions in Parliament is good because it reminds the ANC they are not only answerable to those who voted them into power, says Matome Letsoalo.

Parly to set up committee to probe EFF conduct

2014-08-21 22:21

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.

EFF members disrupt Zuma, refuse to leave

2014-08-21 17:12

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters have stood their ground and refused to leave the National Assembly after being ordered to do so by Speaker Baleka Mbete.


Economic Freedom Fighters MPs were the only ones left in the National Assembly after refusing to listen to Speaker Baleka Mbete's order that they leave. Watch.

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ANCYL financial state vindicates Malema - EFF

2014-08-21 14:46

The ANC Youth League's statement that it is financially sound has been welcomed by the EFF because it says this vindicates party leader Julius Malema.

EFF will teach ANC how to take care of poor - Malema

2014-08-16 15:47

Julius Malema says the Economic Freedom Fighters will build houses for the widows of the slain Marikana miners.

Marikana anniversary a day of reflection - Zuma

2014-08-16 12:09

The anniversary of the Marikana shooting should be a day of reflection and recommitment to peace and tolerance in the country, President Jacob Zuma says.

Malema: Land is everything

2014-08-10 21:14

If you have land you have everything, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says.

Malema: EFF will take on 'the big boys'

2014-07-31 19:37

The Economic Freedom Fighters are not frightened of taking on “the big boys”, who have robbed the economy of billions, says its leader Julius Malema.

We are not Nazis - EFF

2014-07-30 17:03

The Economic Freedom Fighters says they are not Nazis and are not inspired by Adolf Hitler.

Malema's comments have no substance - DA

2014-07-28 10:32

The DA says it is not concerned by EFF leader Julius Malema's comments that the DA is funded by the people of Israel, as he "says reckless things without thinking".

EFF playing in the big league - Malema

2014-07-26 22:03

The EFF is only a year, old but it is already playing in the big league with opponents who have extensive experience, leader Julius Malema says.


Malema gives Mbete deadline to withdraw suspension

2014-08-29 14:13

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.

Nkandla committee at odds over mandate

2014-08-29 12:08

Opposition parties have refused to elect the chair of the new parliamentary committee on the Nkandla controversy until its mandate had been clarified, resulting in the adjournment of the first meeting.

EFF applies for urgent interdict against Mbete

2014-08-28 13:36

The EFF has applied for an urgent interdict against Speaker Baleka Mbete and Parliament to stop the suspension of its MPs, according to reports.

Shoot Malema, chant ANC supporters

2014-08-27 19:02

About 200 ANC members chanting “Dubula uMalema” (shoot Malema) have arrived at Parliament, saying they are there to defend the ANC from the EFF and its leader Julius Malema.

Executive overstepping the mark - DA

2014-08-26 18:41

The DA says government is impeding the constitutional imperative of a separation of powers by threatening to intervene in parliamentary matters.

Police should have acted on EFF disruption - Mapisa-Nqakula

2014-08-26 14:32

The law provides for police officers to help eject errant MPs from Parliament as soon as the Speaker or chair of the House orders it, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said.

Contingency plan for Parly disruptions

2014-08-26 11:38

A contingency plan will be put in place to deal with any chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

Fortunate white cops arrived - Malema

2014-08-25 20:45

It is fortunate that white police officers arrived at the National Assembly when the EFF refused to leave because they had a better grasp of the law, party leader Julius Malema says.

Black people don't know this law of tax - Malema

2014-08-25 15:22

EFF leader Julius Malema says the provisional sequestration order against him does not affect his party.

Zuma must do the honourable thing - NFP

2014-08-25 14:42

President Jacob Zuma must do the honourable thing and repay the money used for upgrades to his Nkandla home, the NFP Youth Movement says.

I am complying with Sars - Malema

2014-08-25 11:36

EFF leader Julius Malema says he is complying with the provisional sequestration order against him, and has settled the matter with Sars.

Malema back in court over unpaid taxes

2014-08-25 06:21

EFF leader Julius Malema's lawyers are expected to argue in court why a provisional sequestration order against him should not be made final.

EFF brought Parliament into disrepute - govt

2014-08-22 17:39

The government says the EFF's disruption of proceedings in the National Assembly is tantamount to bringing Parliament into disrepute.

EFF defends protest, says Zuma insulted Parliament

2014-08-22 08:49

The EFF has defended its "staged protest" in the National Assembly, saying President Jacob Zuma "insulted the intelligence of Parliament" by not responding to a question about Nkandla.


Here's everything you need to know about the ruckus caused by the EFF when they eventually left Parliament.

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Malema: We will make Zuma answer us

2014-08-21 17:12

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has promised that the party “will get Zuma to come to the parliamentary committee to answer” for the Nkandla upgrades.

MPs returning to National Assembly

2014-08-21 15:35

Members of Parliament are now going back into the National Assembly chamber, says News24 reporter Jerusha Raath. This was after proceedings were suspended when EFF MPs caused chaos in Parliament. This is a developing story.

ANCYL answers on missing millions - sort of

2014-08-20 17:43

The ANC Youth League’s investment arm, Lembede Investments, was legally sold to advocate Dali Mpofu, league co-ordinator Mzwandile Masina has revealed.

Remember those killed in Marikana, says ANC

2014-08-16 14:08

The anniversary of the Marikana shooting should be a day to remember those who were killed, the ANC says.

Security tight ahead of Marikana commemoration

2014-08-16 11:10

Security is tight in Wonderkop outside Rustenburg, North West ahead of the Marikana shooting commemoration, with police stationed at all ports of entry.

Retired judge must preside over debate - Malema

2014-07-31 22:27

EFF leader Julius Malema has suggested that a retired judge should be appointed to chair parliamentary debates.

Malema: Resolve overall issue, or else...

2014-07-31 17:15

Julius Malema has vowed to shut down central Johannesburg with a protest against the Gauteng legislature's decision to bar EFF members from wearing their red uniforms.

Mantashe compares EFF, Nazis

2014-07-29 15:32

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has drawn comparisons between the Nazis and Julius Malema's EFF.

Malema threatens to shut down Joburg businesses

2014-07-27 12:17

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is planning a mass action big enough to shut down businesses in Johannesburg when his supporters return to protest against the ban on overalls in the Gauteng legislature.

EFF crowd jolling the night away

2014-07-26 19:50

Thousands of EFF supporters are dancing to the sounds of local artists at Thokoza Park, in Soweto, as the party celebrates its first year anniversary.

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