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What to expect should the Vote of No Confidence succeed

by: admin - 8 August 2017

What to expect should the Vote of No Confidence succeed

Today, all eyes will be on Parliament as they take part in the Vote of No Confidence against President Jacob Zuma. While many believe that Jacob Zuma will survive this vote, there is still a chance he may not.   In case he doesn’t survive the vote, this is what to expect: The president and...

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#Inauguration2014

by: Thabiso Molatlhwa - 26 May 2014

#Inauguration2014

“Twenty years of democracy”. That statement is starting to sound like a loop from a broken tape record, right? But it’s not without reason. We’ve made massive strides in since ’94 and  it’s only fair that we continue to celebrate this milestone because it is OUR democracy. It only makes sense to celebrate such achievements. With...

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Of Good Stories and Empty Stadiums: ANC’s “Siyanqoba Rally”

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 5 May 2014

Of Good Stories and Empty Stadiums: ANC’s “Siyanqoba Rally”

Photography by Rofhiwa Maneta It’s eight in the morning. The sun is arched over FNB stadium in Nasrec and thousands of ANC supporters are arriving by the bus-load for the “Siyanqoba” rally. It’s hot, crowded and everyone’s trying to cram their way through the different entrances. As I make my way into the stadium an...

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Story Of The Week: “We’ll Give White People Land” – Malema

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 26 April 2014

Story Of The Week: “We’ll Give White People Land” – Malema

Julius Malema is militant. From his war-style berets to his talk of “seizing the land from the enemy”, his entire persona hinges on him being a fighter. What is he fighting for, you ask? Well, he’d like you to believe it’s for the economic liberation of disenfranchised black South Africans. But given that Juju wears imported...

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#NkandlaReportVolume1

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 18 March 2014

#NkandlaReportVolume1

In case you’ve been living under a rock (or in the Vaal) then you’ll know that tomorrow the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is to reveal her findings on the Nkandla Report! Just to give you a bit of background: President Zuma allegedly spent R200 million of tax payers’ money on upgrades to his Nkandla homestead....

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VIP: #DAMarch becomes #DAvsANC

by: Lee Molefi - 14 February 2014

VIP: #DAMarch becomes #DAvsANC

#LiveVIPZA went to the DA’s march for #realjobs on Wednesday 12th February 2014. Though the DA’s procession was largely peaceful, the ANC’s own illegally assembled “marchers” met the DA’s contingent halfway to it’s Beyers Naude Square destination with violence, prompting the police to call of the march and turn back the DA’s members. After the...

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VIP: DA March Halted By ANC Violence

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 12 February 2014

VIP: DA March Halted By ANC Violence

The Democratic Alliance’s eagerly anticipated march to the ANC’s headquarters for “real jobs” was stopped by police on Marshall Street in the CBD this morning.  The JMPD and SAPS claimed it would be too dangerous for the DA to march into Beyers Naude Square – the new destination of the march after earlier not being...

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