EFF: Zuma is going to 'kill' the ANC and its opponents

EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu says President Jacob Zuma has nothing to lose and will take down the ANC and his opponents with him.

You're voting for him today but he's going to kill you later.

Floyd Shivambu, EFF Deputy President

Parliamentarians have been debating a DA-led motion of no confidence in Zuma in the National Assembly today.

The motion comes a week after the release of the scathing state capture report by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Shivambu refused to withdraw comments that Zuma would kill others, and that the Gupta family appointed ministers Mosebenzi Zwane and Des Van Rooyen.

Instead, he repeated himself.

I'm not going to withdraw the truth... All dictators, after they steal government money and enrich their families, their last options is to kill their opponents. That's were it's going.

Floyd Shivambu, EFF Deputy President

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli said he would not take Shivambu's refusal lightly.

Meanwhile, ANC MPs claim the DA has distributed letters in the National Assembly, urging members to vote in a particular way.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane was the first to speak, urging MPs to put the people of South Africa before politics.

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, who spoke on behalf of the ANC, says the DA is denying the will of the people and distorting constitutional democracy.

She slammed the official opposition for it's motion against Zuma, while DA's Glynnis Breytenbach continues to face NPA fraud charges.

Mokonyane argued that the official opposition are trying hard to disrupt the work and achievements of the ANC, which she says is on a path of self correction.

She also made a comment on the DA using "using a black face to protect the interest of the white minority", which Tsenoli will rule on.

(WATCH LIVE: Zuma no confidence debate).


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : EFF: Zuma is going to 'kill' the ANC and its opponents


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM
Read More
[WATCH] 'Why is Noordhoek beach attack front page news, but not township crime?'

[WATCH] 'Why is Noordhoek beach attack front page news, but not township crime?'

CapeTalk's John Maytham discusses latest attack on the beach and says we need to factor in all realities of life in Cape Town.

IJR: 'Inxeba' ban a blatant attempt to silence LGBTQIA voices, narratives

IJR: 'Inxeba' ban a blatant attempt to silence LGBTQIA voices, narratives

Last week, the highly-debated film was reclassified to X18 and was banned from being screened at mainstream cinemas.

LIVE: Zuma no confidence debate

LIVE: Zuma no confidence debate

A motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been debated in the National Assembly.

No-confidence motion a tough test for ANC's vocal Zuma critics - Karima Brown

No-confidence motion a tough test for ANC's vocal Zuma critics - Karima Brown

MPs will vote on a motion of no confidence in President Zuma - and ANC MPs may have to manage perceptions of having no backbone.

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

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

UDM's Bantu Holomisa and DA's Mmusi Maimane say they'll will debate a fresh motion of no confidence in President Zuma next week.

Opposition parties win right to intervene in state capture court battle

Opposition parties win right to intervene in state capture court battle

In the North Gauteng High Court Minister Des van Rooyen's application was struck from the roll.

Popular articles
Minister Zwane confirms trips to Dubai and Switzerland

Minister Zwane confirms trips to Dubai and Switzerland

EWN parliamentary correspondent Gaye Davis says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane received detailed and tough questions.

Zweli Mkhize 'taken by surprise' with latest cabinet reshuffle

Zweli Mkhize 'taken by surprise' with latest cabinet reshuffle

The ANC treasurer-general confirmed Mantashe’s comments that the President did not consult the ANC leadership on the reshuffle.

"Duduzane Zuma is the Gupta family's greatest asset"

"Duduzane Zuma is the Gupta family's greatest asset"

Sunday Times journo Thanduxolo Jika who broke the front page story about the Gupta family emails vouches for their authenticity.

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.

‘My worst fear is being 80 years old and poor’ – famed actor Dr. John Kani

‘My worst fear is being 80 years old and poor’ – famed actor Dr. John Kani

"My earliest memory of money is my father saying, ‘Why do you want to do this thing? How are you going to feed the family?'"

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Meet Errol Musk - father of Elon, the most innovative entrepreneur of our age

Meet Errol Musk - father of Elon, the most innovative entrepreneur of our age

Elon Musk, as you’d expect, hails from an exceptional family. Bruce Whitfield interviews his Capetonian father.