Mbete: A secret ballot implies that ANC MPs are cowards

Cape Town – There are no exceptional circumstances warranting the United Democratic Movement direct access to the Constitutional Court, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete believes. Furthermore, the UDM had not exhausted other alternatives before approaching the court with an application for a secret ballot in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, she…

#ancMUSTfall

The Fees Must Fall campaign has spiraled into an anti-government drive with a group of citizens calling for the removal of the ruling party. The hashtag #ancMUSTfall has gained momentum on social media feeds after tensions heightened between students and government on Wednesday. Police used stun grenades and teargas to disperse protesters at Parliament resulting…

ANC marches against itself, claims to not be.

The African National Congress (ANC) encouraged its members to join a march to the Union Buildings on Friday in solidarity with students fighting for a moratorium on tertiary education fee increases. The march comes as President Jacob Zuma was due to meet students and vice-chancellors after more than a week of protests at universities countrywide.…

Why keep sustainability illegal?

Hemp House Possibly one of Africa’s most sustainable buildings, the Hemp House has an incredibly light carbon footprint and is nothing short of genius. Created by Tony Budden and Duncan Parke, the House is made largely from Hemp – a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant. This versatile super plant can be converted into countless materials, including paper, textiles, biodegradable…

Coming Soon: World War 3

Several military experts have warned in the last few weeks that Russia was hell-bent to trigger a major conflict in Syria that could escalate into World War 3. The airspace above Syria has become increasingly crowded as Russian and Western fighter jets are flying all over the country. According to the Mirror, Russia claims to have…