Future SA urges MPs to vote against Zuma to restore public trust

Future South Africa, a coalition of civil society groups, has urged Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote against President Jacob Zuma in the motion of no confidence.

The motion will be heard in Parliament next Tuesday.

Patrons Future SA, which was launched on Monday, say the organisation has been formed to tackle state capture and rebuild state integrity.

Future SA organiser Neeshan Bolton says state capture and corruption has eroded public confidence.

We are urging MPs to vote in support of the motion of no confidence, primarily to give hope and confidence to this country so that we can reverse the damage that has been done in the last decade.

Neeshan Bolton, Executive Director of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and Future SA organiser

We need confidence-building. We need Parliamentarians to restore hope in our democracy.

Neeshan Bolton, Executive Director of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and Future SA organiser

He says theirs is an appeal to strengthen the democracy and Constitution and take forward the values of the liberation movement.

Future SA has urged urged South Africans show solidarity and to take to the streets next Tuesday in support of no confidence against Zuma.

Take a listen:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Future SA urges MPs to vote against Zuma to restore public trust


702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
If Baleka Mbete called Pierre de Vos for advice on the no confidence vote

If Baleka Mbete called Pierre de Vos for advice on the no confidence vote

Constitutional Law Expert, Pierre de Vos explains how he would advise the Speaker of Parliament on the no confidence vote.

[LISTEN] Mantashe slams Gungubele, says ANC will abide by August 8 decision

[LISTEN] Mantashe slams Gungubele, says ANC will abide by August 8 decision

Wednesday, August 8, is when MPs will vote for or against President Zuma.

NEC decision to back Zuma 'ill-advised', says ANC MP Mondli Gungubele

NEC decision to back Zuma 'ill-advised', says ANC MP Mondli Gungubele

Former Ekurhuleni mayor Mondli Gungubele is part of a growing number of ANC MPs who have publicly called for Zuma to go.

I have no confidence in  President Zuma - ANC MP Mondli Gungubele

I have no confidence in President Zuma - ANC MP Mondli Gungubele

The ANC MP tells Stephen Grootes that he will not support President Zuma in no confidence vote if nothing has changed by then.

#SecretBallot: There are two necessary evils, choose the lesser evil - Matshiqi

#SecretBallot: There are two necessary evils, choose the lesser evil - Matshiqi

Critics aren't convinced that Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete will not allow a secret ballot, but what is the right decision?

Popular articles
Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi opens up about his thesis

Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi opens up about his thesis

Ndlozi explains the significance of the the first chapter of his thesis: 'Trauma in the archives'.

German prosecutors probing Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste (for accounting fraud)

German prosecutors probing Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste (for accounting fraud)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Steinhoff International Chairperson Christo Wiese.

Happy 50th birthday, Pick n Pay (congrats on growing your bottom line by 18%)!

Happy 50th birthday, Pick n Pay (congrats on growing your bottom line by 18%)!

50 years ago the retailer started out when Raymond Ackerman bought three tiny stores from Click founder Jack Goldin.

Is it normal to have a curved penis? Dr Shingai explains

Is it normal to have a curved penis? Dr Shingai explains

Urologist Dr Shingai Mutambirwa says penile curvature is only a concern if it impedes a man's ability to have penetrative sex.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

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

Meet Shoprite’s Christo Wiese, ruler of retail (and 3rd richest African)

Meet Shoprite’s Christo Wiese, ruler of retail (and 3rd richest African)

Bruce Whitfield interviews the remarkable Wiese (net worth R100 billion!) about how it all began and where it’s going.

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...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?