Tag Archives: Mmusi Maimane

09Feb/17

Brawl breaks out during keynote Zuma speech

A session of South Africa’s parliament convened for a keynote address by the president descended into chaos as far-left lawmakers brawled with orderlies after interrupting the speech and the main opposition party walked out. Continue reading

10Nov/16

South Africa’s Zuma defeats no-confidence vote over graft allegations

South Africa opposition parties have lost their bid to remove President Jacob Zuma in a no-confidence debate on Thursday.

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02Nov/16

South African judge orders graft report release amid anti-Zuma protest

A South African judge has ruled that a report over alleged influence peddling in government should be released at 1500 GMT.

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10May/15

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance votes in first black leader

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party elects Mmusi Maimane as its new leader, making him the first black person to head the traditionally white party.

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13Feb/15

South Africans react day after parliament descends into chaos

A day after parliament descended into chaos, with opposition lawmakers removed by force after disrupting Jacob Zuma’s annual address, people on the streets of Johannesburg say they believe the focus should be on the resolving the country’s problems.

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