LIVE: EFF MPs will be given chance to explain

2014-08-26 14:14

Economic Freedom Fighters Members of Parliament will be given a chance to explain their actions last week, says Speaker Baleka Mbete.


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"Only a few red overalls in the house today, slightly subdued vibe in the house, shellshocked after Parliament chaos" last week, says Media24 reporter Janet Heard.

There's also no sign of Malema.

26 Aug 14:19
Members will be given a chance to give reasons why they should not be suspended from the House, says Mbete.

26 Aug 14:19
Mbete says the incident is being investigated to see whether EFF members were in contempt and the suspension of the members concerned is being considered.

26 Aug 14:18
National Speaker Baleka Mbete has told the Assembly: "I must inform the house, the matter on Thursday is referred to Members Privileges committee."

26 Aug 14:17
The bells have rung in the National Assembly for a new session. A few more police are in Parliament after last Thursday's incident, says eNCA reporter Lester Kiewit.

26 Aug 14:17

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