Streaming issues? Report here
070a3516-smalljpg 070a3516-smalljpg
Soulful Sundays with Nonn Botha
16:00 - 19:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: SportsTalk with Buhle Madulini
See full line-up
Soulful Sundays with Nonn Botha
16:00 - 19:00

Home
arrow_forward
Local
fiber_manual_record
Politics

Holomisa: ANC out order for threatening MPs over no confidence vote

4 August 2017 6:23 PM
Tags:
President Jacob Zuma
Parliament
Bantu Holomisa
UDM
No confidence
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has urged ANC members of Parliament to listen to the public outrage.

The UDM believes that if the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is voted in secret, at least 70 members of the ANC caucus would vote against Zuma.

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the predictions are based on the party's own analysis and intelligence data.

Read: Mthembu: Voting in favour of motion tantamount to dropping a nuclear bomb

Holomisa has urged members of Parliament (MPs), particularly from the ANC, to listen to the public outrage.

He says the ANC is out of line for intimidating its MPs into voting in Zuma's favour.

The ANC is out of order by threatening members of Parliament and telling them there will be repercussion.

Bantu Holomisa, UDM leader

Holomisa says the ruling party is known to be masters of political violence and comments made about the vote may leave MPs feeling threatened.

Also read: ANC caucus will not vote against President - ANC Chief Whip #SecretBallot

He says leaders like ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu are treating the process frivolously and do not have South Africa's best interest at heart.

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan estimated that as much as R100 billion may have been stolen from government in the state capture project - money which could have been used to benefit the poor:

Take a listen:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Holomisa: ANC out order for threatening MPs over no confidence vote


4 August 2017 6:23 PM
Tags:
President Jacob Zuma
Parliament
Bantu Holomisa
UDM
No confidence

More from Local

nurses-dance-at-karl-bremer-hospitalpng

[WATCH] Jiving hospital nurses celebrate their risky work on Covid-19 frontline

31 May 2020 3:47 PM

If anyone is at high risk of contracting the disease, it's hospital workers. Karl Bremer nurses know how to keep their spirits up.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Kindergarten pre-school children playing 123rflifestyle 123rfeducation 123rf

Are early childhood development centres re-opening far too late?

31 May 2020 1:12 PM

Parenting expert Nikki Bush discusses a report that traces the impact of the closure on young children, parents and ECD employees.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200519 Angie Motshekga4

Motshekga to update SA on school readiness after meeting worried teacher unions

31 May 2020 11:25 AM

As SA readies for schools re-opening on Monday, the minister met concerned unions and organisations who want a delay.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

School learner pupil reading classroon 123rfeducation 123rflifestyle 123rf

New school calendar: return dates for all the grades

31 May 2020 10:22 AM

The Basic Education Department has gazetted the updated calendar for the 2020 school year.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Cigarette-two.jpg

Health Minister to host Sunday meeting on tobacco control in SA

31 May 2020 9:48 AM

On World No Tobacco Day, Minister Zweli Mkhize is set to host a virtual meeting amid court action over continued tobacco sale ban.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Alex COVID-19 testing

Gauteng recoveries reach 2,035 as South Africa records 1,727 new infections

30 May 2020 8:48 PM

Cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 30,967. There were 32 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total to 643.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

fikile-mbalula-briefing-30-maypng

Curfew on public transport to be lifted, domestic air travel phased in

30 May 2020 4:44 PM

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula outlined the relaxation of transport regulations under Level 3 of the national lockdown during a media briefing on Saturday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

nathi-mthethwa-briefing-30-maypng

1 500 artists to receive relief funding, arts regulations relaxed

30 May 2020 3:48 PM

Minister Nathi Mthethwa announced that R200m is now available to help artists and athletes after a financial boost from MECs.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200410 Mbalula

[WATCH] Mbalula outlines transport regulations under Level 3

30 May 2020 2:18 PM

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula held a briefing on rules for the transport sector from 1 June.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

nathi-mthethwa-briefing-30-maypng

Contact and non-contact sport training to resume. Golfers, surfers seek clarity

30 May 2020 12:48 PM

Professional rugby and soccer teams can resume training under Level 3, says Sport Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Politics

200519 Angie Motshekga4

Motshekga to update SA on school readiness after meeting worried teacher unions

31 May 2020 11:25 AM

As SA readies for schools re-opening on Monday, the minister met concerned unions and organisations who want a delay.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Cigarette-two.jpg

Health Minister to host Sunday meeting on tobacco control in SA

31 May 2020 9:48 AM

On World No Tobacco Day, Minister Zweli Mkhize is set to host a virtual meeting amid court action over continued tobacco sale ban.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

181126 Pravin Gordhan4

Mkhwebane and EFF lose Constitutional Court appeal bid against Gordhan

29 May 2020 12:56 PM

The minister's lawyer Tebogo Malatji reflects on the courts ruling on the so called Sars rogue unit report.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

man-smoking-smoke-cigarette-house-home-123rf

British American Tobacco to take legal action over government's cigarette ban

29 May 2020 10:34 AM

The sale of tobacco will continue to be prohibited under lockdown Level 3.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Phumla-Williams.jpg

Phumla Williams on getting nod for top government communications position

29 May 2020 7:34 AM

She says even though it has been a painful journey to get to where she is, she always served SA to the best of her ability.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

202003404 Malema1

Malema was not mincing his words that people are going to die - EWN

28 May 2020 4:14 PM

Eyewitness News reporter Kgomotso Modise gives details of EFF virtual press conference.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

cigarette-1642232-340jpg

'There is zero evidence that smoking will increase transmission of COVID-19'

28 May 2020 8:14 AM

Cardiologist Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos says clinical observations show very few smokers are hospitilised for the virus.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

dudu myeni

More charges could flow from Myeni being declared delinquent director - Outa

28 May 2020 7:36 AM

CEO Wayne Duvenage reflects on Judge Ronel Tolmay ruling against the former SAA chairperson.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ewmbw85xkaapx-ejpg

How did Cuban doctors register with HPCSA in just three days?

27 May 2020 5:11 PM

Journalist Aisha Abdool Karim says the Cuban medical school curriculum is in line with the South African programme.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Sorry we're closed sign restaurants covid19 coronavirus 123rf

'The same methodology used to open churches must be used to open restaurants'

27 May 2020 12:56 PM

Restaurant Association Of South Africa CEO Wendy Alberts says her industry can't continue to operate under restrictive conditions.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward