As it happened: Vote of no confidence against Zuma fails

2016-03-01 15:28

Get the latest updates as MPs debate a motion of no confidence for President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.


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01 Mar 17:27

The motion has been denied after voting. Parliament adjourns.

01 Mar 17:25
Voting has started

01 Mar 17:24
The 5 minutes are up, MPs are now requested to vote by pressing a button.

01 Mar 17:21
Bells have been rung for 5 minutes to allow for the division.

01 Mar 17:19
The motion of no confidence has been dismissed. Steenhuisen calls for a division, says that history will show who voted against Zuma.

01 Mar 17:18
Maimane's time is up, they are now voting.

01 Mar 17:17
Maimane: Let's put SA's future ahead of our own pockets.

01 Mar 17:17
Maimane: Let's remove Zuma, let's put SA first, place differences aside. South Africans deserve a leader who is better.

01 Mar 17:17
Maimane: Today is your opportunity to put things right.

01 Mar 17:17
Maimane: All I see before me are people who stopped putting SA first.

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01 Mar 17:16
Maimane: How far and how long will we continue like this?

01 Mar 17:16
Maimane: I can't support Zuma

01 Mar 17:16
Maimane: None of you came here today to defend Zuma

01 Mar 17:15

01 Mar 17:14
ANC MPs booing Maimane.

01 Mar 17:14
Zulu's time is up, DA's Maimane to conclude the debate.

01 Mar 17:14
Zulu: This should be a motion against the opposition.

01 Mar 17:13

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01 Mar 17:10
Zulu calls the no confidence motion frivolous. 

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01 Mar 17:06
Zulu: Like the ANC, Zuma is born of struggle and resistance.

01 Mar 17:05
Zulu: The ANC liberated you from your own shackles

01 Mar 17:04

01 Mar 17:03
Zulu: The president of the ANC is part of those cadres.

01 Mar 17:02
Zulu: On this side of the house, we have an army of cadres fighting for their party.

01 Mar 17:02
Zulu: I am not taking any questions from any of the opposition leaders.

01 Mar 17:01

01 Mar 17:01
Zulu: Today is the day of rebutting a very silly motion.

01 Mar 17:00
The Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu has 14 minutes for her speech.

01 Mar 17:00
Godi finishes his speech. The Minister of Small Business Development up next.

01 Mar 16:59
Godi says that the no confidence vote is nothing different, it has been debated in the past.

01 Mar 16:57
Godi says that Zuma must go, at the end of his term.

01 Mar 16:57
Godi begins by saying that the APC has no confidence in the DA.

01 Mar 16:57
Mbinda's time is up, APC's Godi up next.

01 Mar 16:56
Mbinda talking about Zuma's sexual history.

01 Mar 16:54

01 Mar 16:54
Galo's time is up, Hon Mbinda for the PAC up next.

01 Mar 16:53

01 Mar 16:51
Galo: The AIC knows the no confidence debate is a waste of time

01 Mar 16:50
Deputy speaker apologises for asking Madisha if he was deaf

01 Mar 16:50
The deputy speaker saying that there is a clock next to you when you speak

01 Mar 16:50
Meshoe's time is up, AIC's Galo is up next.

01 Mar 16:49
Meshoe: The country is crying out for strong leadership.

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