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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

21 minutes ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

51 minutes ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

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Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

an hour ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

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Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

an hour ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za on your News Feed!

National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

2 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za on your News Feed!

National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

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Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

2 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

3 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

3 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za on your News Feed!

National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

4 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

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Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

4 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

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National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

5 hours ago

- National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise share their plans on improving things in the house

- We now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets

- Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za on your News Feed!

National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise stated that parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues affecting people‚ rather than appear as a laughing stock.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) joining the house in 2014‚ parliament became synonymous with chaotic scenes that often turned violent. Julius Malema and his 'red ants' made it their mission to make life at the legislature difficult for former president Jacob Zuma. It appears as if they may plan on continuing with their disruptive approach.

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

During a conversation with journalists before the presentation of the budget speech, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Modise discussed how the NCOP are planning on playing an important role in strengthening co-operative governance.

"I am just happy that in the NCOP [National Council of Provinces] we now seem to be more focused on the topics and the issues that affect the people in the streets‚ unlike when we started in 2014 - we tended to deal with each other‚ now we deal with issues," commented Modise.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament is now in a space to focus on key issues.

READ ALSO: Presidents Trump and Ramaphosa in a standoff predicted to worsen going forward

Briefly.co.za learned from reports by Times Live that Parliament has been allocated a total budget of R2.4-billion for the 2018/19 financial year‚ which is R476-million less than what it had requested from Treasury.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story of follow our editors on twitter by following @BrieflySA

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the Ways to be an African President, or King video and many others on Briefly South Africa's own YouTube channel.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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Edward Zuma’s potty mouth sees him paying the piper

5 hours ago

- Edward Zuma Is Jacob Zuma’s son

- He wrote a letter to both Gordhan and Hanekom that was not taken well

- He spewed hateful sentiments regarding Gordhan’s “inferiority complexes” to his white colleagues, then went on to call Hanekom a “white Afrikaner askari.”

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People seem to think they can say whatever they want to and that there will be little consequence for their actions … or words.

Even more so when they are hiding behind a letter, or lately an online post.

But people are starting to take verbal and written attacks more seriously, as Edward Zuma has found out.

The former president’s son wrote a particularly nasty letter to Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom in July 2017.

In the letter he did little more than further disgrace the family name, showing the world just how low the manners in his household go.

He threw sentiments regarding Gordhan’s “inferiority complexes” to his white colleagues, then went on to call Hanekom a “white Afrikaner askari.”

In return, the South African Human Rights Commission has made clear that they view his letter as “race-based hate speech” and stated it was in violation of the constitution.

“The Commission has become aware of an open letter purported to have been authored by Mr Edward Zuma.”

“The Commission finds the contents of this letter‚ in particular statements that promote hatred on the basis of race offensive and disturbing and a clear violation of the right to freedom of expression as articulated in section 16 of the Constitution.”

Scheduled to appear in court today, little Zuma met with the Commission to discuss a final settlement figure. The Commission and both parties agreed that Edward must pay R60 000 in damages. In fact, the money he’s paying will be donated to impoverished schools in KwaZulu-Natal.

Briefly.co.za recently featured an article called "My father is innocent. This is a witch-hunt" - Edward Zuma

In the article:

- Zuma is appearing in court on Friday on 16 charges of fraud and corruption

- His son, Edward Zuma, believes his father is innocent and is the victim of a witch-hunt

- Zuma's supporters marched in solidarity and support of the former president before his appearance in the Durban High Court

Jacob Zuma's son, Edward Zuma, believes his father is innocent of the charges of fraud and corruption and is the victim of a witch-hunt.

The former president is due to appear in the Durban High Court on Friday to face 16 charges relating to 783 payments made to him before 2004.

Edward is part of the "Defenders of Radical Economic Transformation", a group that has organised a march from the Durban University of Technology's (DUT) Steve Biko campus to Albert Park where a night vigil was held on Thursday evening ahead of Zuma's court appearance.

Zuma allegedly received the payments in connection with the controversial multibillion-rand arms deal.

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Christian churches in Africa are huge. So are the pastors. One pastor’s charisma and divine calling unites and educates people in the church community. Unfortunately, some shameless individuals make it extra difficult to tell apart divine miracles and deliberate deception. Be careful with who and what you believe in!

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

6 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

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Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

6 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

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Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

7 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

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Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

7 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

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Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

8 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

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Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

8 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

PAY ATTENTION: Click 'See First' under 'Following' tab to see Briefly news on your news feed.

Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

9 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

PAY ATTENTION: Click 'See First' under 'Following' tab to see Briefly news on your news feed.

Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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Panic over Zuma's dry pocket turns legal council away

9 hours ago

- Zuma's legal council has walked away over alleged money issues

- Mfaku said that there will be no delay in the case even though this issue has come about

- The 16 charges against Zuma will be settled in court as scheduled

PAY ATTENTION: Click 'See First' under 'Following' tab to see Briefly news on your news feed.

Michael Hulley, former president Jacob Zuma’s attorney has terminated the services of counsel. Hulley told News24, the “termination” for Zuma’s upcoming corruption case, is due to pending issues surrounding legal fees.

Hulley was asked if it was himself that had resigned as Zuma’s attorney and his response was: "No, I haven't. I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."

READ ALSO: Supra Mahumapelo takes an early retirement in the face of fraud accusations

The understanding that News24 has is that Shaun Abrahams, NPA boss, has been asked to stay until the problem was resolved. There was a dispute over who is funding the legal costs.

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson confirmed to New24 that there will be no delay and the case is still scheduled for June 8 in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

"The State is ready. We can't... [halt] the case.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mfaku stated that an explanation will have to be given to the court by Zuma’s legal representatives.

With regards to the government’s provision of legal assistance to Zuma, the Presidency reported on Monday that it would abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Late March, The Democratic Alliance had filed papers in the high court. The request was to set aside a 2006 agreement the Presidency had signed. The agreement was signing over legal costs the former president incurred for his criminal prosecution.

This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the agreement, signed by Zuma under then president Thabo Mbeki, formed the basis for the decision to continue paying for Zuma's legal fees in the "spy tapes" matter.

There are 16 charges against Zuma which include corruption, money laundering and racketeering. In March, Abrahams pronounced that the NPA would go ahead with the prosecution of all charges against Zuma.

In 2009, former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe, dropped the charges. This was based on the recordings of the so-called “spy tapes”. The recordings were presented to Mpshe by Zuma’s legal team.

The tapes consisted of telephone conversations between Leonard McCarthy, the then Scorpions boss and former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka. Zuma’s legal team argued that the recordings showed political interference in the decision to charge him.

The charges were subsequently withdrawn, and this just before Zuma was sworn in for his first term as president.

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