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Maimane tears into ANC, calling it ‘morally and intellectually dead’

Despite the DA not being physically removed from Parliament, Maimane appeared to speak of solidarity with the EFF, saying opposition parties needed to defend each other. – Weekly Xposé Reporter – Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane lashed out at the African National Congress (ANC) on Friday morning, calling the ruling party morally and intellectually […]

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#SONA2017 Defence Minister says State asserted authority by removing WFF

PARLIAMENT, February 9 (ANA) – Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said the state asserted its authority when it physically and violently removed Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs from the National Assembly chamber for disrupting President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address (Sona) on Thursday night. “Even though you have the right to express your views…but […]

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Parliament ‘cannot explain’ why more soldiers deployed for SONA

CAPE TOWN – Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise on Wednesday said the Parliamentary presiding officers did not have reasons why President Jacob Zuma had significantly increased the number of SA National Defence Force troops deployed to Parliament for service during the State of the Nation Address. “The President is required by law […]

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Opposition parties slam move to send soldiers to Parliament, with EFF calling it ‘a declaration of war’

JOHANNESBURG – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said it condemns the “unleashing of the army on the people of South Africa” in apparent reference to the deployment of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops to maintain law and order during the State Of the Nation Address (SONA), while the Democratic Alliance (DA)  said it […]