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EFF continues on its single mission of trying to remove Zuma

JOHANNESBURG, March 30 – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) would on Thursday approach the Constitutional Court to seek a directive that would order Parliament to impeach President Jacob Zuma. “The court application to the Constitutional Court seeks to order the Speaker of Parliament to institute impeachment or disciplinary proceedings against President Zuma for conduct associated […]

Business In The News South Africa

MPs to visit cash-strapped SABC

PARLIAMENT, March 24 (ANA) – MPs are expected to visit the beleagured South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) head office in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, next week to check whether it is cleaning out the rot that has beset the public broadcaster. Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) announced on Friday it would meet with the […]

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Presidency denies knowledge of legal advisor’s participation in Sassa meetings

The presidency on Sunday denied any knowledge of President Jacob Zuma’s legal advisor Michael Hulley’s participation in South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) meeting about grants payments. The presidency said in a statement it had noted a report in the Sunday Times newspaper stating that Hulley had participated in “what the paper calls secret meetings with […]

In The News South Africa

Opposition MPs urge Zuma to sign Fica Bill urgently

PARLIAMENT – Opposition MPs on Tuesday, urged President Jacob Zuma to sign the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill without delay after the National Assembly adopted minor changes to it aimed at answering his concerns that it may be unconstitutional. African Christian Democratic Party MP Steve Swart noted that years after Parliament revised the bitterly contested […]