Parliament adopts Nkandla report - as it happened

2014-11-13 20:58

Get the latest updates as Members of Parliament debate, among other matters, the Nkandla report.


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13 Nov 20:56
The Nkandla report by the ad hoc committee has been adopted by Parliament.

13 Nov 20:56
Results: Yes - 210, No - 103. None abstain.

13 Nov 20:54
Parliament back in session as voting for the adoption of report takes place.

13 Nov 20:53
Parliament breaks for a minute. They will return to vote on adopting the report.

13 Nov 20:52
Results: Yes - 91 No  - 211 with 7 abstaining. Therefore, amendments rejected.

13 Nov 20:50
Voting takes place for the amendments to the report.

13 Nov 20:48
Parliament resumes as voting for the amendments takes place.

13 Nov 20:43
Parliament resumes in five minutes.

13 Nov 20:43
The bells are being wrung as ANC members start singing. It seems like a victory for the ANC is on the horizon.

13 Nov 20:39
She says there is nothing to pin the president on. "He did nothing wrong."

13 Nov 20:39
An ANC MP says the DA does not have a Parliamentary leader and rely on the EFF to lead them.

13 Nov 20:38
Tsenoli now gives the House a talk about what is expected of MPs while in Parliament and asked members to respect each other.

13 Nov 20:35
EFF MP accuses him of having an agenda.

13 Nov 20:35
The opposition wants the Deputy Speaker to be fair to all in the House and accuse him of taking the ANC's side.

13 Nov 20:33
The Deputy Speaker says he can't do anything if MPs keep screaming at him.

13 Nov 20:29
Lekota says we must have a government that can carry out the law and the principle of equality as stated in the Constitution.

13 Nov 20:27
It seems like the long session is starting to get to some MPs.

13 Nov 20:26
An EFF MP is accused of showing the middle finger.

13 Nov 20:24
Declarations continue as MPs calm down.

13 Nov 20:22
DA MP says Minister Lindiwe Zulu has been referring to an IFP member an mlungu and asks her to withdraw.

13 Nov 20:21
MPs are told to act like adults.

13 Nov 20:20
More MPs are being offended by the name calling in Parliament.

13 Nov 20:18
It seems opposition members are upset about being called howlers.

13 Nov 20:15
Howlers in the House are asked to stop making a noise.

13 Nov 20:15

Holomisa says the president chose to undermine the office of the public protector.

13 Nov 20:12
IFP MP stands up to reiterate that they do not support the report.

13 Nov 20:10

13 Nov 20:09
Deputy Speaker pleads for the MPs to behave.

13 Nov 20:08
He is stopped and asked not to be offensive and hide behind the rules of debate.

13 Nov 20:07
DA's chief whip says the behaviour of the president needs to be discussed.

13 Nov 20:06
Gardee is asked to withdraw. He refuses.

13 Nov 20:05
Money is stolen here... The president is lying... He must pay back the money - Gardee

13 Nov 20:03

13 Nov 20:03
Maimane wants to know what he means. There seems to be no clarity as an EFF MP speaks up.

13 Nov 20:02
Deputy Speaker says he now "names" Maimane.

13 Nov 20:01
Maimane keeps speaking as the Deputy Speaker tries to call him to order for calling Zuma a criminal.

13 Nov 20:01
The victims are the people of the country whose money was stolen. The true criminal is No 1 at Nkandla.

13 Nov 20:00
This report has done nothing but protect the president - Maimane

13 Nov 20:00
He says the next colour the ANC MPs must paint their nails is white-wash.

13 Nov 19:59

Maimane says the report was drawn up before the committee convened.

13 Nov 19:58
Deputy speaker puts the amendment to a vote. There is a resound no from the ANC side.

13 Nov 19:58
DA MP asks for an amendment as says that everything beyond "as follows" should be deleted and replaced the the report "Nkandla the real story".

13 Nov 19:56
The debates concludes. And ANC chief whip moves that the report be adopted.

13 Nov 19:56
Opposition clapping and chanting "where's the money".

13 Nov 19:54
Kubayi says the opposition are rejecting a report that they have not even read.

13 Nov 19:53

13 Nov 19:51
Kubayi says the opposition ran away from the debate instead of engaging.

13 Nov 19:49
The ANC MP says the DA are too focussed on one person and are obsessed with Zuma.

13 Nov 19:46
ANC MP on the podium.

13 Nov 19:46
This House has a duty to reject the report - DA MP

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