Motion of No Confidence – Teflon Zuma Survives but Vote Closer Than Expected

[Daily Maverick] The constitutional motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday was defeated with 198 votes against, 177 for and nine abstentions. Despite the opposition parties’ confidence they had the support of enough ANC MPs to meet …

[Daily Maverick] The constitutional motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday was defeated with 198 votes against, 177 for and nine abstentions. Despite the opposition parties' confidence they had the support of enough ANC MPs to meet the threshold of 201 yes'es, it was not to be even if the margins narrowed from a similar vote in November 2016. On Tuesday the ANC pulled a rabbit out of the hat draped in the rhetoric of regime change and coups d'etat, arguing opposition MPs were targeting not the president

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Suspects Arrested for Possession of Drugs in Aliwal North Cluster

[SAPS] Aliwal North Cluster -On Monday 7 August 2017 between 14:45 and 22:00, members of K9 Aliwal North together with CI were busy with an intelligence driven operation and followed up positive information at Springs.

[SAPS] Aliwal North Cluster -On Monday 7 August 2017 between 14:45 and 22:00, members of K9 Aliwal North together with CI were busy with an intelligence driven operation and followed up positive information at Springs.

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Even As He Wins His 8th No Confidence Vote, Zuma Appears Weak

[Daily Maverick] On Tuesday afternoon President Jacob Zuma survived his 8th vote of no confidence in Parliament. Despite the massed forces of the opposition to his rule, both outside and inside the ANC, he is still the President of the Republic of Sout…

[Daily Maverick] On Tuesday afternoon President Jacob Zuma survived his 8th vote of no confidence in Parliament. Despite the massed forces of the opposition to his rule, both outside and inside the ANC, he is still the President of the Republic of South Africa. On the face of it, he has reason to swagger. There was a secret ballot, and he survived. But beneath that, the story is much more complicated. The group of ANC MPs, who owe their political allegiance, their salaries and their careers to the African National Congress

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Three Armed Robbers Arrested After Fresh Produce Market Robbery, Markman, PE

[SAPS] Crimes committed by using firearms remain a priority for the SA Police in Motherwell Cluster, Nelson Mandela Bay. This morning, shortly after 09:00, four suspects armed with fire arms robbed the Fresh Produce Market in Markman industrial zone of…

[SAPS] Crimes committed by using firearms remain a priority for the SA Police in Motherwell Cluster, Nelson Mandela Bay. This morning, shortly after 09:00, four suspects armed with fire arms robbed the Fresh Produce Market in Markman industrial zone of a substantial amount of cash.

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How Diaspora Voted

[Nation] Results of votes cast by Kenyans in the diaspora show that President Uhuru Kenyatta garnered 1,504 voted while National Super Alliance (Nasa) flag bearer Raila Odinga got 1,321 votes.

[Nation] Results of votes cast by Kenyans in the diaspora show that President Uhuru Kenyatta garnered 1,504 voted while National Super Alliance (Nasa) flag bearer Raila Odinga got 1,321 votes.

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MPs Reject Motion of No Confidence

[SAnews.gov.za] After a marathon voting session that was conducted by means of a secret ballot, the majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) have voted against a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

[SAnews.gov.za] After a marathon voting session that was conducted by means of a secret ballot, the majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) have voted against a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

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Uitenhage K9 Unit Apprehend Suspect With Suspected Stolen Vehicle

[SAPS] SAPS members continue to rid the Uitenhage Cluster of criminal activities in line with our Back to Basics policing approach. Vigilant police officials attach to the Uitenhage K9 were busy with patrols in the Uitenhage area, when they received va…

[SAPS] SAPS members continue to rid the Uitenhage Cluster of criminal activities in line with our Back to Basics policing approach. Vigilant police officials attach to the Uitenhage K9 were busy with patrols in the Uitenhage area, when they received valuable information, yesterday, 7 August 2017 about a suspicious vehicle. Members followed up on the information and noticed the vehicle driving in Ponana Tini Road, Kwanobuhle at about 13:40 on 7 August 2017. Members pulled the vehicle off the road and through thoro

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