Today's Big Stories

Opposition parties table fresh vote of no confidence in No1 after report release

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the release of the state capture report is a victory for democracy and Constitutional power.

Maimane says it's a crucial moment in South Africa and the DA has tabled a fresh motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma to be debated in Parliament next week.

According to Maimane, the he cancerous nature of corruption is deeply evident in the findings of the report.

When you read the report from Eskom, to the Guptas, you realise that South African resources have been captured by a few individuals for the benefit of some.

Mmusi Maimane, DA leader

At the same time, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the report shows Zuma's relationship with the Gupta family has brought the country into disrepute.

He says the UDM will focus on ANC rather than Zuma, as the party delivered him to the country.

Holomisa advises that it is important to follow the remedial action from the report which was led by Thuli Madonsela, with the help of opposition parties.

Meanwhile, ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says the state capture allegations are an attack on democracy.

Kodwa says ANC will respond to the report and says its important to restore confidence in the leadership of the country.

Kodwa says that he is happy that the report has been released and has full confidence in Zuma.

Listen to the party reaction here:

Read Public Protector's state capture report here


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Opposition parties table fresh vote of no confidence in No1 after report release


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Themba Maseko supports recommended judicial inquiry into state capture

Themba Maseko supports recommended judicial inquiry into state capture

Maseko made submission about state capture to ANC earlier this year, in favour of Public Protector's proposed remedial action.

Presidency says Zuma will read state capture report and decide on recourse

Presidency says Zuma will read state capture report and decide on recourse

Presidency's Dr Bongani Ngqulunga reflected on the series of events that finally led to the release of the state capture report.

Listeners and Twitter skeptics suggest #ThingsThatCouldHappenBefore5

Listeners and Twitter skeptics suggest #ThingsThatCouldHappenBefore5

Azania Mosaka asked listeners to share things that could happen before the state capture report release and Tweeps responded.

Court orders release of state capture report by 5pm today, but arrived early

Court orders release of state capture report by 5pm today, but arrived early

"The Public Protector is ordered to publish the report, forthwith and by no later than 5pm on 2 November 2016..."

State capture report is here

State capture report is here

The tug of war over the state capture report was settled in court and judges ruled that it should be released for all. Read it here.

Public Protector CEO resignation raises questions

Public Protector CEO resignation raises questions

CEO of the Public Protector's Office Advocate Louisa Zondo has resigned for personal reasons, raising suspicion and speculation.

ANC leaders allowed others to 'rape' SA - Mavuso Msimang

ANC leaders allowed others to 'rape' SA - Mavuso Msimang

ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang says corruption has become endemic in the ANC and that civil groups must mount pressure to root it out.

Zuma mustn't be forced out, he must go willingly - Nehawu

Zuma mustn't be forced out, he must go willingly - Nehawu

The union says Zuma's leadership has lost credibility and he is no longer able to instill trust and confidence in the citizenry.

Decision on release of State capture report imminent

Decision on release of State capture report imminent

EWN reporter Gia Nicolaides explains the next steps after opposition parties successful court bid to act as respondents.

Popular articles
Fraudsters are getting professional, scamming consumers with ingenious methods

Fraudsters are getting professional, scamming consumers with ingenious methods

“It makes all of us a target to fraudsters,” warns Manie van Schalkwyk of the South African Fraud Prevention Service.

'We have evidence that the EFF and Julius Malema took bribes for tenders'

'We have evidence that the EFF and Julius Malema took bribes for tenders'

Arabile Gumede interviews Stefaans Brummer, a journalist at the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism.

Mail & Guardian: Hawks investigating Floyd Shivambu's Range Rover Sport purchase

Mail & Guardian: Hawks investigating Floyd Shivambu's Range Rover Sport purchase

Investigative journalist Thanduxolo Jika gives details of the report he filed on the EFF leader and the connection to VBS.

[WATCH] 'If this world were mine', grocery store impromptu rendition goes viral

[WATCH] 'If this world were mine', grocery store impromptu rendition goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Call for arrested drug mules to serve time in SA prisons

Call for arrested drug mules to serve time in SA prisons

Locked Up SA's Patricia Gerber wants government to have a prison transfer agreement so families are involved in rehabilitation.

How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it

How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it

South Africans are increasingly buying cars they can’t afford using balloon payments, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

Forensic investigator pokes holes in Watson death probe

Forensic investigator pokes holes in Watson death probe

The recent findings of a private pathologist ruled out suicide as the cause of death of the former Bosasa boss.