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Zuma, Mbete ‘lead Parliament by example’

25 February 2015 12:45

True to his magnanimous leadership trait, President Jacob Zuma commended the Economic Freedom Fighters’ Julius Malema, the Inkatha Freedom Party’s Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi and Cope’s Mosiuoa Lekota as some of the debaters who contributed valuably to the two-day debate on the state of the nation address in Parliament.

The weird world of politics: Going to the dogs

22 February 2015 15:00

Everyone’s raving about how great President Jacob Zuma’s response to the Sona debate was. But lest we forget, this man is called Gedleyihlekisa, the one who hits you hard while ­smiling with you.

What would SA politics be without the insults?

16 February 2015 12:29

Name calling and rhetoric are commonplace on the South African political scene. A politician’s currency seems to gain value with their use of colourful language.

Mbete’s ‘cockroach’ comment incites violence – EFF

16 February 2015 9:36

National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete is inciting violence against the Economic Freedom Fighters by describing them as thugs and party leader Julius Malema as a cockroach, the party said.

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