Vote Of No Confidence

Letters to the editor: August 21 to 25 2017

Readers write in about Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize and accountability, and the ANC constitution

War of attrition against President ‘Zupta’ is in full swing

The fact that the motion was defeated by only a 21 vote margin is unprecedented.

Zuma vote: How many ANC MPs broke ranks?

As few as 31 or as many as 40 "rebel" African National Congress MPs may have voted for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

This is the process of the vote of #NoConfidence

Parliament has set out the process in a statement released on Tuesday.

Zuma no confidence vote: The ANC is the loser, whatever happens

Even if President Zuma wins the no confidence vote, the consequences for the ruling ANC are dire.

In or out, Jacob Zuma remains a problem

Even a secret vote to oust Zuma may scupper ANC careers and opposition hopes for power

EFF threatens Baleka Mbete with court action if she rejects secret ballot

Zuma's eighth motion of no confidence comes amid intensified calls from within the ANC for him to step down from leadership.

‘Bring it on,’ says Jackson Mthembu on no-confidence motion

The ANC chief whip says the party is also not worried about the possibility of the motion being conducted by secret ballot.

ConCourt to hear UDM’s secret ballot bid on May 15

The party argues that since the president is elected secretly, a vote of no confidence should be conducted in a similar manner.

Happy birthday, Mr President: A ‘gift’ of rolling mass action from his opponents

Opposition parties have declared Wednesday a 'national day of action', marking the start of efforts to unseat Jacob Zuma.

Sometimes transparency must give way to democratic secrecy

By denying the freedom of the secret ballot in Parliament, the ANC has shown how weak its grip on power really is, says Mario GR Oriano-Ambrosini.

Canada’s government toppled, elections in May

Canada's opposition defeated Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper's minority government in a no-confidence vote on Friday.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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