Opposition parties give mixed reviews for Ramaphosa’s speech

Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation of Address (SONA) has received mixed reviews from opposition parties, with somearties give mixed rev welcoming his efforts to deal with corruption and reducing the size of government departments.

Ramaphosa gave his first SONA without any interruptions from opposition benches on Friday night.
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Zuma recall not worth paper it’s written on, says DA

Cape Town – The letter of recall delivered to President Jacob Zuma by the African National Congress (ANC), the party which deployed him to his post as head of State, is not worth the paper it’s written on, the country’s biggest opposition party said on Tuesday.

“This recall is an internal ANC resolution, and nothing more. It has no effect on Jacob Zuma’s current status as President of the Republic, and can be simply ignored by Zuma. Unless he [Zuma] tenders his resignation, this recall is not worth the paper it is printed on,” said Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane in a statement shortly after the ANC announced its decision to recall Zuma.
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“Take It To The Streets”: Opposition Parties Plan To Force Zuma’s Exit

Opposition parties are discussing a joint plan to push the ANC into recalling President Jacob Zuma- including a call for their supporters to take to the streets.

The UDM’s Bantu Holomisa flighted the possibility‚ saying: “#RemoveZumaMarch. South Africans‚ let’s discuss the possibility of taking to the streets on 22 February 2018‚ the day of Zuma’s vote of no confidence in Parliament. We can’t rely on a divided ANC.”

“We must never forget that it has never been the ANC’s plan to remove Zuma‚ hence they are pussyfooting‚” said Holomisa. “In fact we should scrap the state of the nation address (Sona) altogether to avoid a double wastage. Let’s rather focus on the budget and the no confidence debate on Zuma.”
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DA Calls For Motion Of No Confidence To Move Forward

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says South Afrika cannot expected to sit around and wait with no political certenty.

CAPE TOWN – There are growing calls for a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma scheduled for later this month to be brought forward if he refuses to step down.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that South Africans cannot be expected to sit around and wait with no political certainty.
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When do opinions become racism?

The coffin case provoked various opinions. Two of the most important opinions were those of the DA and the country’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa. The white enemy political party, the DA, asked for the worst possible punishment. The party’s anti-white feeling often bubbles out. To name but a few examples: the party’s leader during the […]
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The opposition has found the ANC’s Achilles heel

Just when many thought that President Jacob Zuma’s fate was sealed, he emerged victorious against a motion of no confidence in him – for the eighth time. The fanfare associated with his expected loss was largely in sync with the increasing public discontent with his leadership. On the day of the no confidence vote political […]
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DA Leader Mmusi Maimane is a George Soros Financed “Black Face with a White Mask trying to overthrow governments in Southern Africa”

In unpacking Maimane’s recent ill-fated Zambia trip it becomes clear there is a lot the mainstream media is not divulging and certainly not discussing. Indeed, even the mainstream media in Southern Africa are indulging in fake news and are only interested in anything anti Zuma and anti Gupta, which is a handy straw man… One […]
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DA protects corrupt officer in Mossel Bay despite of court ruling

Although he has already been convicted of fraud, corruption, money laundering and violations of the Municipal Finance Management Act in a court, Marius Botha, Mossel Bay’s chief financial officer, is still in his post. The DA manages this municipality, and now it appears that they try to protect Botha despite the court ruling and the […]
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DA, EFF slam Zuma deployment of SANDF to Sona

The Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters have condemned President Jacob Zuma for deploying 441 members of the South African National Defence Force to “maintain law and order” at the president’s State of the Nation address (Sona) on Thursday. The DA and the EFF released statements on Tuesday night immediately after the presidency had […]
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SABC hijacked – no longer public broadcaster, now serving the ANC not 12 nations

Criticism is growing over the unilateral “hijacking” of the SABC by the minister of communications, Faith Muthambi, who in a secretive change through a SABC Memorandum of Incorporation, has apparently stripped the SABC board of its powers, reducing the SABC board’s autonomy and reducing the board to a rubber stamp. “It’s not an exaggeration to […]
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Ramphele to be DA’s Presidential Candidate as DA and Agang join

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA – Herald Extra A former anti-apartheid activist who was close to Steve Biko and was a World Bank executive merged her party Tuesday with South Africa’s main opposition party and will be its presidential candidate, challenging the ruling African National Congress whose popularity has eroded amid corruption scandals and other problems. Mamphela Ramphele, […]
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