National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete in hot water over secret ballot choice

ANC chairperson and National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete could face sanction from her own party for allowing the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to be conducted by secret ballot. The Mail & Guardian has learned that the ANC’s top brass, particularly those in Zuma’s camp, are furious with Mbete for her secret […]
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Baleka Mbete speaks out on secret ballot for the first time: “damned if you do‚ damned if you don’t”

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete will decide today whether to allow a secret ballot in the vote on Tuesday’s much-anticipated motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma‚ the Sunday Times reported. Breaking her silence on the issue for the first time in weeks‚ Mbete told the Sunday Times yesterday that she was still agonising […]
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