Breaking News: Zuma has finally resigned

President Jacob Zuma has finally resigned, thereby avoiding a motion of no confidence in him which was planned for Parliament this afternoon.

He said during a live television address at the Union Buildings in Pretoria last night that although he steps aside, he doesn’t agree with the decision of the ANC which forced him to do so. Zuma says he doesn’t fear a no-confidence motion or impeachment since they are the lawful mechanisms for South Africans to remove their president. He added that he came to the decision to resign following his recall by the ANC’s National Executive Committee and speculation about his future as president.
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Zuma removed as president?

A parliamentary subcommittee will meet this week to draft procedures to change parts of parliamentary rules to remove a president. The proposal will then be tabled in the parliament for discussion. This follows after the Constitutional Court has given Parliament six months to put in place mechanisms to resign a president. Cyril Ramaphosa seems to […]
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Ramaphosa: Taking land will turn SA into the Garden of Eden

South Africa could turn into the ultimate paradise with the implementation of the policy of expropriation of land without compensation, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said in Nongoma, Kwazulu-Natal on Sunday. “In fact, it is possible for us to begin a process of working the land and improving agriculture – making it a very successful factor […]
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A new twist in the Political Party’s view about Zuma

In theory, a President can do extraordinary things and still remain in office in South Africa, duelling parties agreed in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday during eight hours of argument. A conviction for murder, as long as the sentence is suspended, would not automatically disbar a President, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng suggested. Similarly, a conviction […]
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Zuma’s wife, Thobeka Madiba-Zuma slates ANC ‘traitors’ who voted against her husband

The First Lady has taken criticism for celebrating a man who has had eight no-confidence motions tabled against him. President Jacob Zuma’s wife Thobeka Madiba-Zuma has, for the first time, commented on matters relating to politics, celebrating that her husband survived the eighth no-confidence motion tabled against him in parliament on Tuesday. Taking to Instagram […]
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ANC Rebel Hunt in Parliament after secret ballot vote

The ANC is furious at the party’s members who voted in favor of Zuma’s removal during the secret ballot in the mistrust of the president that took place on Tuesday, August 8 2017. ANC members are on the warpath against the so-called rebels. Since the vote was secret, they could not pin-point and say with […]
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ANC members who vote against Zuma will be swiftly dealt with, warns Khoza

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has warned that party members who vote against Number One will face severe consequences – but says it will be worth it. In a statement issued on Monday morning‚ Khoza said: “As a loyal ANC member‚ there is nothing simple about supporting tomorrow’s vote of no confidence. Retribution will be swift […]
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ROBERT MUGABE: I’M STILL FIT TO GOVERN ZIMBABWE

Mugabe will be 94 next year when he stands for re-election, and last week his wife Grace urged him to name a successor. President Robert Mugabe says he’s still fit to govern and his vital organs are still strong. The president has made three trips to Singapore this year for medical check-ups, raising questions over […]
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