United Democratic Movement

Type: Organization
Name: United Democratic Movement
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Swazi opposition leaders, activists de...

Mbabane, Swaziland - Swaziland police detained the leaders of banned political parties and several activists Wednesday at the trial of journalists charged with publishing articles critical of King Mswati III's government, an AFP correspondent and a spokesman ... [Published IOL - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Swaziland Groups Urges International Pressure on Government

Banned opposition groups in Swaziland are calling on the international community to withdraw support from King Mswati III's government to pressure the administration to embrace their demands for democratic reforms.Mario Masuku, leader of the People's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Electioneering, Nkandla debate to intensify

CAMPAIGNING by political parties is set to intensify this week, with a little more than two weeks to go before the general elections on May 7.Debate about Nkandla is set to continue, with the issue proving to be election campaign fodder for opposition ... [Published BDlive - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

GALLERY: NEW TAXI RANK OPENS

See more photos and a video below.THE situation of commuters and taxi owners in the Phomolong Township in Hennenman has seen a positive turnaround with the opening of a decent multi-million rand taxi rank last Wednesday.Officially handed over by Sebenzile ... [Published Express - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

I just can’t bring myself to vote ANC

Over the past month, I finally decided I was not going to vote for the ANC.It’s a thought I’ve been toying with, but never saw as a possibility. Like many South Africans, the ties that bind are just too tight.I knew I was going to vote for the ANC before ... [Published City Press - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition parties push to remove IEC Chair

Lawyers representing the multi-party forum will on Thursday file a legal challenge with the electoral court in a bid to force the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson Pansy Tlakula to step down.Opposition parties, including the United Democratic ... [Published SABC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition parties slam Zuma over fraud and corruption

Opposition parties participating in an election debate in East London have lashed out at President Jacob Zuma and the African National Congress for what they say is widespread fraud and corruption.The debate was hosted by a regional newspaper on Wedn ... [Published SABC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Court Cannot Curb Support for Editor

Police and court officials in Swaziland have been caught on the hop by the support given to the magazine editor and human rights lawyer presently in jail awaiting trial on charges arising from criticisms they made of the judiciary in the kingdom.At the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Tlakula failed to respond: Holomisa

IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula has failed to respond to some opposition parties' call for her to resign, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said on Tuesday."She has not responded," he said."We are in consultation with lawyers as we speak in line with the multi-party ... [Published The New Age Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Nactu supports PAC, EFF

Nactu had invited political parties to present their 2014 manifestos to the federation’s central committee on March 18, general secretary Narius Moloto said in a statement.The parties which attended were the Azanian People’s Organisation, the Pan Africanist ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 3 reports

Parties push for IEC boss' resignation

l initiate legal proceedings against the Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) if chairwoman Pansy Tlakula does not resign, EFF leader Julius Malema said.Should she refuse to resign, the parties who are in agreement will pursue legal action."You ... [Published Sunday World South Africa - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

SAPA - NKANDLA-PROTECTOR-UDM

NKANDLA-PROTECTOR-UDMContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.UDM LAMENTS SLURS ON MADONSELAThe United Democratic Movement on Thursday accused the ANC and its affiliates of waging an aggressive and concerted campaign to undermine trust in the public protector."The ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 27 2014]

Quotes

"A group of our comrades are currently detained in police custody. No charge has been laid as yet" PUDEMO spokesman Themba Mabuza told AFP
...of the DA’s federal executive, James Selfe, last week said the call for Ms Tlakula to resign was irresponsible, ANC spokesman Jackson Mthembu said: "The African National Congress reiterates its earlier statement that the calls being made by a handful of political parties for the chairperson of the IndependentIndependent Electoral Commission, advocate Pansy Tlakula, to resign are not genuine and are only informed by a desire to delegitimise the 2014 general elections and the outcome thereof."
"We are continuing to expand access to housing and basic services and building integrated human settlements,” he told the cheering crowd. He also committed to implementing the National Development Plan and focusing on job creation, rural development and land reform."
"Everything from the side of the opposition parties was finalised earlier and we signed the documents."

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Pansy Tlakula’s lawyers say her departure will ... [Published City Press - 1 hour ago]
IEC: Strong but muddy [Published Financial Mail - 15 hours ago]
Swazi opposition leaders, activists de... [Published IOL - 18 hours ago]
Election predictions do not stand up to scrutiny [Published BDlive - Apr 23 2014]
GALLERY: NEW TAXI RANK OPENS [Published Express - Apr 22 2014]
Swaziland Groups Urges International Pressure o... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
Swaziland Groups Urges International Pressure o... [Published VOA News - Apr 22 2014]
POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Electioneering, Nkandla d... [Published BDlive - Apr 22 2014]
I just can’t bring myself to vote ANC [Published City Press - Apr 22 2014]
ANC still riding high among voters in spite of ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 21 2014]
Opposition will march if Pansy Tlakula is not f... [Published City Press - Apr 20 2014]
Tekwane residents grow disillusioned by ANC pro... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 20 2014]
SA parties want election chief out [Published Zimbabwe Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Parties serve urgent application over Tlakula [Published News24.com - Apr 17 2014]
Opposition parties want court to force Pansy Tl... [Published City Press - Apr 17 2014]
Opposition parties push to remove IEC Chair [Published SABC - Apr 17 2014]
Opposition parties slam Zuma over fraud and cor... [Published SABC - Apr 17 2014]
Court Cannot Curb Support for Editor [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Parties to go to court over IEC chair [Published The Witness - Apr 15 2014]
No Vote: A mission to nowhere for apathetic ANC... [Published Daily Maverick - Apr 15 2014]
President Koroma Bags Another Award [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
Tlakula failed to respond: Holomisa [Published The New Age Online - Apr 15 2014]
Holomisa to serve papers on IEC boss [Published Eye Witness News - Apr 15 2014]
Nactu backs EFF, PAC in 2014 elections [Published News24.com - Apr 14 2014]
Nactu pledges support for PAC, EFF [Published City Press - Apr 14 2014]
Tlakula hasn't responded to calls for her to st... [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
Nactu supports PAC, EFF [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 14 2014]
SAPA - NACTU-POLITICS [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
Fiery ANC lays into opposition parties [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
IEC 'can do nothing to stop poll abuse' [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 10 2014]
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