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The organisers of an event aimed at raising funds to oppose gender-based violence have confirmed that they had removed former deputy minister Mduduzi Manana as one of their panellists.
Mduduzi Manana has been criticised over a video he posted to Facebook expressing his support of the #TheTotalShutdown protest.
ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says former MP Mduduzi Manana's resignation from Parliament indicates that he is someone who has taken full responsibility for his actions.
ANC MP and former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana has announced his voluntary resignation as a Member of Parliament.
The National Prosecuting Authority has declined to prosecute ANC MP Mduduzi Manana for allegedly abusing his domestic worker.
The Democratic Alliance has opened an extortion and corruption case against ANC MP and NEC member Mduduzi Manana.
While Cabinet did not discuss Mduduzi Manana "as an individual", his alleged actions were condemned in the broader sense, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.
The ANCYL says party MP and NEC member Mduduzi Manana's behaviour goes against the ANC's values, principles and revolutionary morality.
Manana says the woman's family demanded R100 000 from him.
The case against two men, who participated in the assault of three women by former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana, should not be taken lightly.
The organisers of an event aimed at raising funds to oppose gender-based violence, say the idea behind having people such as former deputy minister Mduduzi Manana as a panellist is to have perpetrators speak about their actions.
Through his 11th-hour resignation as an MP, convicted woman beater Mduduzi Manana has dodged having to account to Parliament's Joint Sub-Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests.
The DA says Manana was due to appear before Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests on Wednesday.
Embattled ANC MP Mduduzi Manana will appear before a joint ethics sub-committee in Parliament over his involvement in an assault at a Cubana nightclub in Fourways last year.
The ethics committee has been heavily criticised by opposition parties for its lack of urgency and capacity, having only met twice since November.
Before Mandisa Duma and Christine Wiro, there were allegedly other women who fell foul of the ‘spoilt brat’.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she is concerned about the latest accusation of physical violence against ANC MP Mduduzi Manana.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the latest allegations against convicted woman abuser, ANC MP and NEC member Mduduzi Manana, "have not been made known" to him.
Reported charges of common assault against former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana have been withdrawn.
Culture, tradition and religion often powerfully normalise the disparate gender roles, writes Lebo Ramafoko.
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