Tag: President Jacob Zuma

ANC wants Zuma no-confidence debate in February

The African National Congress (ANC) has agreed to a request by opposition parties for a parliamentary debate of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma but insists that the debate be held in February. The ANC is committed to ” robust, open and free multiparty debates” however, in view of MPs’ […]

No clear road map but at least some pointers

[notice]Mike Pothier, research coordinator of the Parliamentary Liaision Office (CPLO) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, responds to last night’s State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma.[/notice]Serious crime is down by 5%. Unemployment has reduced from 25 per cent to 23. per cent. Matric passes have increased […]

Arms deal case postponed

A bid to force President Jacob Zuma to appoint an inquiry into the controversial arms deal was postponed at the Constitutional Court today. This was to give the President time to respond to information submitted in the application by former banker Terry Crawford-Browne. The case will resume on September 20. […]