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Zuma impeachment commences today

In Parliament this afternoon, the Democratic Alliance (DA)’s motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma will be heard.

The DA’s motion is based on the decision to allow Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to leave the country despite the courts ordering that he be prohibited from flying out. al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

The DA says it knows that the ANC will use its majority numbers in Parliament to protect Zuma but it has an obligation to bring this motion and it would be a dereliction of their duty to simply keep quiet when they see someone doing something wrong.

Gaye Davis spoke to Mandy Wiener explaining that the motion calls for an ad-hoc committee to be set up to explore what happened with the al-Bashir saga in June.

Mandy also speaks to Senior Lecturer in Public Law at UCT, Professor Cathy Powell, who weighs-in onthe validity of the motion by the DA.

Below is some reaction to this matter on Twitter:

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