Fikile April Mbalula

Type: Person
Name: Fikile April Mbalula
Date of Birth: 1971-06-04
Nationality: South Africa
Fact Sheet: Biography for Fikile Mbalula
First reported 27 mins ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

Buffoonery of MPs won’t be amusing for long

Parliament in Cape Town. Picture: SUNDAY TIMESI THINK we all accept that Parliament is not a church cathedral, but does this mean that the honourable members should speak in tongues that are as colourful and foul as that of sailors? As for the insults ... [Published BDlive - 27 mins ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet ministers are a fortunate, gifted bunch

Cape Town - Nerds, natty dressers and techno geeks – that’s who runs South Africa if the gifts received by cabinet ministers are anything to go by.At least 50 books featured in the list of presents to members of the executive recorded in the Register ... [Published IOL - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Deja-Hullaballoo - Another Effing Walk-Out As Parliament's Mr Rich Gets Grilled

Parliament's torrid week continues. After Tuesday's gamesmanship - which saw ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani pull a switcheroo on opposition parties to ensure they walked out before a vote of no confidence was due in Speaker Baleka Mbete - Wednesday brought ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

News24.com | ANC Gauteng goes ahead with conference

Johannesburg - The ANC in Gauteng has reached the 70%quorum of branches allowing it to proceed with its provincial conference, itsaid on Wednesday."We have PGC [provincial general council] of theleagues and RGCs [regional general councils] will take place ... [Published News24 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 6 reports

Rowdy clash in House on Speaker

GCIS Baleka MbeteCape Town -The ruling ANC put on a show of force in Tuesday’s debate on an opposition motion of no confidence in Speaker Baleka Mbete – with Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula throwing labels like “counter-revolutionaries” and “charlatans” ... [Published IOL - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Mbete motion rejected

–A motion of no-confidence in National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete was rejected on Tuesday after a walkout by the opposition.The motion was rejected by 234 votes to zero.The Democratic Alliance, the Congress of the People, Economic Freedom Fighters, ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

ANC slams DA's 'no confidence' vote

The DA has accused Mbete who is also the national chairperson of the ANC of putting party before country.The EFF's Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala says they believe the position of speaker should be held by a retired judge who can remain impartial."Why ... [Published East Coast Radio - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

What’s the point of having so many deputy ministers?

It is the largest Cabinet in our post-apartheid history – and the high number of deputy ministers might explain why a little-known politician sprung to infamy this week.Could it be that Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe is not only nasty, but very ... [Published City Press - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mbalula: A champion of social cohesion

Sport is a powerful tool that we have so far failed to use effectively to bring people closer together in South Africa. But Fikile Mbalula is changing all that. Why isn’t the ANC taking a leaf out of his book?Fikile Mbalula is a political survivor and ... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 4 reports

Parliament demands answers over match fixing allegations

Parliament wants answers from FIFA on when it's likely to conclude its investigations into South African Football Association’s (Safa) alleged match-fixing.The Portfolio Committee on Sports has asked Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula to write to FIFA and ... [Published SABC - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mbalula pays tribute to Qunta

SPORT and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has sent his condolences to the family of Vuyani Qunta, who worked in international relations in the department for several years.Qunta died in a military hospital last week.Mbalula visited Qunta’s family at ... [Published Cape Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

ANC Caucus dissapointed with Madonsela letter

The African National Congress (ANC) Caucus in Parliament says it has noted with disappointment the letter by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela reportedly sent to President Jacob Zuma regarding his report on the security upgrades at his private residence ... [Published SABC - Aug 24 2014]

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Buffoonery of MPs won’t be amusing for long [Published BDlive - 27 mins ago]
Cabinet ministers are a fortunate, gifted bunch [Published IOL - Sep 20 2014]
It is hard to argue with the opposition on Mbete [Published BDlive - Sep 19 2014]
Deja-Hullaballoo - Another Effing Walk-Out As P... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 18 2014]
Democracy dealt a blow [Published IOL - Sep 18 2014]
EFF recklessness a concern: ANC [Published NOW! - Sep 18 2014]
ANC victory a goal against democracy [Published IOL - Sep 18 2014]
Deja-hullaballoo: Another EFFing walk-out as Pa... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 18 2014]
News24.com | ANC Gauteng goes ahead with confer... [Published News24 - Sep 17 2014]
ANC Gauteng to proceed to conference [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 17 2014]
Rowdy clash in House on Speaker [Published IOL - Sep 17 2014]
Motion of No Confidence Just Another Act Of Hoo... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 17 2014]
Baleka Mbete's parly position brings the House ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 17 2014]
DA & EFF Stand Together [Published News24 - Sep 17 2014]
Mbete motion rejected [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 17 2014]
Sparks fly in Parliament over Mbete [Published The New Age Online - Sep 17 2014]
The great Baleka Mbete debate: How the ANC won ... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 17 2014]
Delayed: At The ANN7 Awards [Published News 100 - Sep 16 2014]
ANC wins with low blows [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 16 2014]
ANC defeats Mbete no confidence motion after op... [Published BDlive - Sep 16 2014]
Motion of no-confidence in Mbete rejected [Published Eye Witness News - Sep 16 2014]
Sparks fly in the National Assembly [Published Eye Witness News - Sep 16 2014]
Mbete is Zuma’s ‘player’ says DA [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 16 2014]
Zuma names first black finance minister [Published New Zimbabwe.com - Sep 16 2014]
ANC slams DA's 'no confidence' vote [Published East Coast Radio - Sep 16 2014]
Baleka Mbete’s debate riddled with disruptions [Published Destinyconnect.com - Sep 16 2014]
Maimane: Baleka Mbete puts party before country [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 16 2014]
What’s the point of having so many deputy minis... [Published City Press - Sep 16 2014]
Cwusa's Message of Support Post CWU Imbizo [pre... [Published Individual.com - Sep 12 2014]
Indigenous Games Festival happening this weekend! [Published Dep. of Sport & Recreation - Sep 12 2014]
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