Nehawu ready for ANCYL attacks after calling for Zuma to resign

National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu), with its membership base of over 250 000, has called on President Jacob Zuma to resign from the Presidency before 2019 national and provincial elections.

He says he knows the union will receive criticism from the ANC and they are ready for attacks from groups like ANCYL for calling on Zuma to resign.

Nehawu General Secretary, Bereng Soke, says 'Zuma has delivered on expectations of workers, but of late his decisions have been compromised'.

The union says it is concerned about state capture allegations which implicate the President.

Soke says they have also made a decision to back Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed Zuma.

He says it is the culture of the ANC to have the deputy president to take over as the next president.

We think that on this one we are not taking sides, but all that we are saying that we need to respect the culture of succession in the ANC.

Bereng Soke, Nehawu general secretary

Listen to Nehawu General Secretary Bereng Soke to hear more about decision to back Ramaphosa...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Why did van Rooyen visit the Gupta home 7 times before his appointment?

Why did van Rooyen visit the Gupta home 7 times before his appointment?

The revelations add fuel to allegations that the Gupta family has had inappropriate relations with high-ranking officials.

Presidential Pravin… SA vs State Capture… Stock picks…

Presidential Pravin… SA vs State Capture… Stock picks…

10 most-read, most-talked-about The Money Show articles of the week.

You betray the legacy of Tambo by not speaking out! - Mogoeng Mogoeng

You betray the legacy of Tambo by not speaking out! - Mogoeng Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says that current circumstances in South Africa require people to stand up and speak out.

Former Speaker Frene Ginwala publicly slams Zuma, supports “respectable” Gordhan

Former Speaker Frene Ginwala publicly slams Zuma, supports “respectable” Gordhan

The ANC stalwart slammed President Jacob Zuma for not answering Thuli Madonsela's questions regarding State Capture.

Zuma seeks to postpone state capture report hearing

Zuma seeks to postpone state capture report hearing

This follows court application made by Vytjie Mentor who wants to intervene and have Zuma's interdict to delay release dismissed..

Meet AngloGold’s Sipho Pityana (who calls JZ ‘sponsor and chief of corruption')

Meet AngloGold’s Sipho Pityana (who calls JZ ‘sponsor and chief of corruption')

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield learns more about the views of the outspoken Chair of AngloGold Ashanti.

Gordhan charges have forced ANC members off the fence  - Stephen Grootes

Gordhan charges have forced ANC members off the fence - Stephen Grootes

Jackson Mthembu is the first high level serving ANC member to come out and say NEC and Zuma must go, notes EWN's Stephen Grootes.

10 most-read “money” articles of the week

10 most-read “money” articles of the week

Whitey’s R100m pay… JZ is corrupt, says Pityana… Death of the degree… Money is like a penis, says Muzi Kuzwayo... stock picks...

Jacob Zuma is the sponsor and chief of corruption in SA - Sipho Pityana

Jacob Zuma is the sponsor and chief of corruption in SA - Sipho Pityana

"Zuma must go. When you are the president who literally laughs off any suggestions that government be held to a higher standard…"

Callers weigh in on Mogoeng's judgment now that Zuma to pay back R7.8 million

Callers weigh in on Mogoeng's judgment now that Zuma to pay back R7.8 million

As Treasury comes to determination on the amount Zuma must pay, Redi Tlhabi reflects on the words of ConCourt judgement in March

R7.8 million amount derived for Nkandla  was thorough and professional - SAICE

R7.8 million amount derived for Nkandla was thorough and professional - SAICE

Civil Engineering Institute's Manglin Pillay explains why R7.8 million Nkandla payback for Zuma was a fair assessment.

Treasury finds Zuma must pay back R7.8m for Nkandla. Corruption Watch reacts...

Treasury finds Zuma must pay back R7.8m for Nkandla. Corruption Watch reacts...

Bruce Whitfield interviews Corruption Watch Executive Director David Lewis and the Midday Report’s Stephen Grootes.

Why would you not vote for the African National Congress?

Why would you not vote for the African National Congress?

Why would you not vote for the African National Congress (ANC) in the 2016 local government elections looming ahead?

'Khulubuse Zuma has the most to lose. He is a wealthy, successful businessman'

'Khulubuse Zuma has the most to lose. He is a wealthy, successful businessman'

Five directors (including President Jacob Zuma’s nephew Khulubuse Zuma) must pay R1.7 billion or face sequestration.

Nehawu’s 900 Parly employees to withhold services for Sona. Demands 13th cheque

Nehawu’s 900 Parly employees to withhold services for Sona. Demands 13th cheque

“We’re happy with our salary increases, but not our perks. We’re asking those working overtime to withdraw their services.”

Malema sticks to 'disruption plan' for #SONA15

Malema sticks to 'disruption plan' for #SONA15

The Midday Report - Where you won't miss a thing

Popular articles
[LISTEN] It's all happening for award-winning actor Thapelo Mokoena

[LISTEN] It's all happening for award-winning actor Thapelo Mokoena

Mokoena's bagged a leading role in UK TV series 'Bulletproof' and is also pursuing his interests in restaurant, wine making and beer brewing ventures.

'Midlife crisis' - blessing or curse?

'Midlife crisis' - blessing or curse?

Clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane gives her insights into what could be a call to attention leading to valuable re-evaluation.

Financial damage control: Three critical 'don'ts' to start the new year

Financial damage control: Three critical 'don'ts' to start the new year

Certified financial planner Paul Roelofse gives his top tips for financial recovery after festive season overspending.

Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles, state funding

Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles, state funding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer be working members of the British royal family, announces Buckingham Palace.

Don't underestimate the health benefits of using an electric bicycle

Don't underestimate the health benefits of using an electric bicycle

David "Mr Active" Katz discusses the rising international popularity of battery-powered bikes as a primary form of transport.

Support the teacher your child has been assigned, urges parenting expert

Support the teacher your child has been assigned, urges parenting expert

Nikki Bush says what's thought to be a bad match often ends up being the best possible one, despite a schoolkid's protestations.

Take part in '702 Listens' survey: Help us identify and tackle issues

Take part in '702 Listens' survey: Help us identify and tackle issues

Programme Manager Alastair Teeling-Smith says 702 will shine the spotlight and hold those responsible to account.

Lesufi: Enoch Mpianzi's death will be investigated

Lesufi: Enoch Mpianzi's death will be investigated

Enoch Mpianzi (13), a Parktown Boys' High learner, drowned during what has been described as a water activity in a river at a lodge while on a school camp on Wednesday.

Ipid investigates killing of bystander in Alexandra

Ipid investigates killing of bystander in Alexandra

Spokesperson Sontaga Seiso says Samantha Radebe was caught in a crossfire between police and suspects.

Parktown Boys: Body of missing Enock Mpianzi found

Parktown Boys: Body of missing Enock Mpianzi found

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi confirms that the missing body has been found by the police.