United Democratic Movement

Type: Organization
Name: United Democratic Movement
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Africa: 'Political' Magazine Banned From Swazi Prison

Members of banned political organisations in Swaziland said prison guards didn't let them take a copy of news magazine The Nation into one of the kingdom's prisons, according to local news reports."The incident occurred at the Zakhele Remand Centre on ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rushed MPs pass budget law just in time

PARLIAMENT managed to pass in the nick of time on Friday the law that gives effect to the 2014-15 budget — preventing a shutdown of government.Friday was the last day on which the National Assembly was able to pass the Appropriations Bill.The law, which ... [Published BDlive - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Multi-party Forum files Constitutional Court papers

“We confirm that we yesterday [Wednesday] received court papers as submitted with the Constitutional Court,” United Democratic Movement leader and forum chairman Bantu Holomisa said.“We have filed our answering papers.”Tlakula has filed an application ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Youth league in action to prevent ‘siege’ success

THE Eastern Cape’s only two metropolitan municipalities are fast becoming headaches for the ANC’s youth wing as the race for control in 2016 begins.The ANC Youth League is currently being run by an interim structure after the Ayanda Matiti-led provincial ... [Published Herald Live - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

SAPA - BUDGET-AGRICULTURE

BUDGET-AGRICULTUREContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.ZOKWANA CHALLENGED ON FOOD SECURITYThe core business of the agriculture, forestry and fisheries department was to ensure food security for all South Africans, MPs heard on Wednesday.But over a fifth of the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Swaziland: 'Nation' Magazine Banned in Jail

Swaziland's only independent comment magazine has been banned from a jail in the kingdom because it is 'political', while the newspaper in effect owned by King Mswati is allowed.The Nation magazine, which is currently at the centre of a High Court case ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Swaziland: Africa's Last Absolute Monarchy

It is considered an act of terrorism to criticize King Mswati III. But as Swaziland's banned opposition continues to speak out, the international community turns a blind eye.The People's United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) is Swaziland's biggest opposition ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tlakula off to ConCourt over 'unfair' ruling

These allegations were contained in papers filed yesterday with the Constitutional Court, where Tlakula has applied for leave to appeal against the ruling.Last month the Electoral Court found that Tlakula had committed misconduct in the 2009 procurement ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

“Please release Amos Mbedzi from Swazi prison”

The Mbedzi family at Makonde village outside Thohoyandou is pleading with King Mswati of Swaziland to release their son, Amos Mbedzi, from prison. Mbedzi was sentenced to 85 years in prison by the Swaziland High Court in 2012, after being convicted of ... [Published Zoutnet - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

IEC chairperson granted special leave

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has granted Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson Advocate Pansy Tlakula leave of absence.“The President has granted the special leave of absence until a final decision on her fitness to hold office as Chairperson ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Jacob Zuma ‘unlikely to stand in 2017’

DEMOCRATIC Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille thinks President Jacob Zuma is unlikely to stand for re-election as president of the African National Congress (ANC) in 2017. And while Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa may appear to be in a prime position to ... [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 3 reports

Zuma to decide on IEC boss’s leave request

President Jacob Zuma was considering IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula’s request for special leave, the Presidency said on Monday.“President Zuma has received a request for special leave from advocate Pansy Tlakula, chairperson of the Independent Electoral ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Jun 24 2014]

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"The incident occurred at the Zakhele Remand Centre on Friday (July 18) morning when certain members of the Swaziland Youth Congress (SWAYOCO) visited incarcerated President of the People's United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) Mario Masuku and SWAYOCO Secretary General Maxwell Dlamini" reported daily newspaper Times of Swaziland
"We confirm that we yesterday [Wednesday] received court papers as submitted with the Constitutional Court" United Democratic Movement leader and forum chairman Bantu Holomisa said
The Times of Swaziland reported that correctional officers refused to allow the Nation to be handed to inmates because it "was political and as such was not allowed into the facility"
...Makhanya told DW of threats against his life and the unexplained deaths of party members. "Taking a stand against the king and fighting for the freedom of the Swazi people always come with the possibility of physical harm. But we remain committed and determined" he said. Makhanya believes, criminalizing PUDEMO is a ploy to delegitimize the voice of the Swazi people

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Southern Africa: 'Political' Magazine Banned Fr... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Rushed MPs pass budget law just in time [Published BDlive - Jul 28 2014]
Multi-party forum files ConCourt papers over Tl... [Published ENCA - Jul 24 2014]
Pansy Tlakula appeal: Multi-party forum files C... [Published City Press - Jul 24 2014]
Multi-party Forum files Constitutional Court pa... [Published Citizen.co.za - Jul 24 2014]
Youth league in action to prevent ‘siege’ success [Published Herald Live - Jul 23 2014]
SAPA - BUDGET-AGRICULTURE [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 16 2014]
Swaziland: 'Nation' Magazine Banned in Jail [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
Swaziland: Africa's Last Absolute Monarchy [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
Tlakula off to ConCourt over 'unfair' ruling [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 09 2014]
“Please release Amos Mbedzi from Swazi prison” [Published Zoutnet - Jul 04 2014]
Swaziland: Swaziland Struggle for Freedom [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 03 2014]
President Zuma grants IEC boss Tlakula leave of... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 02 2014]
IEC chairperson granted special leave [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 02 2014]
Jacob Zuma grants Pansy Tlakula leave of absence [Published City Press - Jul 01 2014]
Jacob Zuma ‘unlikely to stand in 2017’ [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
DA looks beyond photo opportunities, says Zille [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
ANC condemns alleged misuse of Mabida memorial ... [Published Rosebank Killarney Gazette - Jun 25 2014]
Zuma to decide on IEC boss’s leave request [Published Daily News South Africa - Jun 24 2014]
Zuma considering special leave for Tlakula [Published Times Live South Africa - Jun 23 2014]
Jacob Zuma considering Pansy Tlakula’s leave re... [Published City Press - Jun 23 2014]
Parliament should wait for court – ANC [Published Citizen.co.za - Jun 20 2014]
Tlakula to Fight Electoral Court Ruling [Published SA Breaking News - Jun 20 2014]
Tlakula to ask Zuma for leave [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - Jun 19 2014]
Eastern Cape Legislature holds swearing-in cere... [Published South African Government - May 22 2014]
Your elections A to Z [Published South Africa Star - May 08 2014]
Court Cannot Curb Support for Editor [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Are mischief-makers game-changers? [Published South Africa Star - Mar 07 2014]
Shilowa snuggles up to UDM for elections [Published South Africa Star - Feb 25 2014]
Parties join forces to rein in the ANC [Published South Africa Star - Dec 06 2013]
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