Will MPs Be Able to Vote By Secret Ballot During No Confidence Vote?

[Daily Maverick] There have been seven motions of no confidence brought against President Jacob Zuma since 2010. While one of these was withdrawn, in all of the others ANC MPs have toed the party line. Also, none of these previous votes has been conduc…

[Daily Maverick] There have been seven motions of no confidence brought against President Jacob Zuma since 2010. While one of these was withdrawn, in all of the others ANC MPs have toed the party line. Also, none of these previous votes has been conducted via a secret ballot. On Sunday Speaker Baleka Mbete said that current parliamentary rules did not allow for a secret ballot and that the matter would need to be debated later before the rules committee. But is this the case?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Don’t Allow Video Games to Destroy Our Children

[Citizen] The concern being raised by parents and child development stakeholders in Dar es Salaam over the effects video games on the young must urgently be acted upon by authorities.

[Citizen] The concern being raised by parents and child development stakeholders in Dar es Salaam over the effects video games on the young must urgently be acted upon by authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

What the World Thinks of the Country’s Latest Political Crisis

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle and its aftershocks is headline news not just in South Africa but in the rest of the world. Once again, South Africa is in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. By SIMON ALLISON.

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle and its aftershocks is headline news not just in South Africa but in the rest of the world. Once again, South Africa is in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament to Consult On Motion of No Confidence

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Parliament will begin a process of consultation following requests from opposition parties for Parliament to schedule a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Parliament will begin a process of consultation following requests from opposition parties for Parliament to schedule a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Theatre Review – The Play That Goes (Perfectly) Wrong

[Daily Maverick] It takes a great deal of skill to be consistently incompetent. To corrupt a famous quote, most of us can manage it sometimes, some of us can manage it most times, but for everyone to manage it all the time, well, that requires real gen…

[Daily Maverick] It takes a great deal of skill to be consistently incompetent. To corrupt a famous quote, most of us can manage it sometimes, some of us can manage it most times, but for everyone to manage it all the time, well, that requires real genius. By LESLEY STONES.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CSA Congratulates Titans On One Day Cup Triumph

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) congratulated the Titans on winning the One-Day Cup following their victory by 236 runs in the final against the Warriors at SuperSport Park.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) congratulated the Titans on winning the One-Day Cup following their victory by 236 runs in the final against the Warriors at SuperSport Park.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Owners of Abandoned Ships to Forfeit Vessels After One Month

[Daily Trust] Lagos -In a bid to ensure safe and secure shipping on the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned Ships/Vessels to urgently remove same on or before 2…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -In a bid to ensure safe and secure shipping on the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned Ships/Vessels to urgently remove same on or before 28th of April 2017 or risk sanctions ranging from forfeiture or removal by the Agency at the owners' expense.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Secretary General Slams Party Chairperson Over Labelling

[News24Wire] ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has slammed Mpumalanga premier and ANC chairperson David Mabuza for labelling him and other ANC leaders ill-disciplined for openly criticising President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle, which they say th…

[News24Wire] ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has slammed Mpumalanga premier and ANC chairperson David Mabuza for labelling him and other ANC leaders ill-disciplined for openly criticising President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle, which they say they were not consulted about.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa