United Democratic Movement

Type: Organization
Name: United Democratic Movement
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 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 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 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 - 15 hours ago]
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 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tlakula hasn't responded to calls for her to step down: UDM

"We will start implementing the resolution of the political parties who agreed she should step down," he said."We have identified a law firm who will take the matter forward starting from tomorrow onwards."Tlakula had until the close of business on Monday ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fiery ANC lays into opposition parties

Durban - President Jacob Zuma has fired a broadside at opposition parties, calling on South Africans to vote ANC to remove the “obstacles” standing in the way of the party’s delivering the nation to the promised land.Speaking at a rally celebrating the ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

IEC 'can do nothing to stop poll abuse'

A report by the Community Agency for Social Enquiry has found that the IEC has no way of monitoring or curbing intimidation.The report is based on 24 "in-depth interviews" with representatives of the ANC, DA, Economic Freedom Fighters, Congress of the ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nkandla report: No word from Parliament

CAPE TOWN – A week after Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s damning report on Nkandla landed in Parliament, Parliamentary speaker Max Sisulu has yet to spell out how it will be handled.Madonsela has been asked to clarify aspects of her report by ministers ... [Published Eye Witness News - Apr 09 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 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

SAPA - MINING-LEEUWKOP-REAX

MINING-LEEUWKOP-REAXContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.MECHANISING MINE IS BAD NEWS: UDMMechanising the Leeuwkop mine near Brits in North West is bad news for South Africans desperate for work, United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa said on Friday ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 28 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]

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"Everything from the side of the opposition parties was finalised earlier and we signed the documents."
...Democratic Movement (PUDEMO), the best known of the pro-democracy groups in Swaziland, said the policepolice action to deny entry to the court was "a brazen disregard for the rights of relatives and friends" of the two accused men
Mr. Bangura reiterated; "The President we have is not ready to go yet and he is going to stay at State House." He congratulated President Koroma for receiving the award, whilst commending his government for inviting opposition political parties to the ceremon...
"We are in consultation with lawyers as we speak in line with the multi-party resolution."

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SA parties want election chief out [Published Zimbabwe Herald - 53 mins ago]
Parties serve urgent application over Tlakula [Published News24.com - 7 hours ago]
Opposition parties want court to force Pansy Tl... [Published City Press - 7 hours ago]
Opposition parties push to remove IEC Chair [Published SABC - 12 hours ago]
Opposition parties slam Zuma over fraud and cor... [Published SABC - 15 hours ago]
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]
Know your province: Limpopo [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 09 2014]
Nkandla report: No word from Parliament [Published Eye Witness News - Apr 09 2014]
Where Do Political Parties Stand On Health Issues? [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
Opposition to march for Zuma’s resignation [Published BDlive - Apr 08 2014]
Politicians hit the campaign trail [Published IOL - Apr 05 2014]
Elections 2014: Dusty divisions, empty promises [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 04 2014]
IEC mum on Tlakula resignation call [Published BDlive - Apr 03 2014]
Parties push for IEC boss' resignation [Published Sunday World South Africa - Apr 03 2014]
This is still the most racist, white supremacis... [Published Politicsweb - Apr 03 2014]
Calls for Tlakula resignation ‘malicious’ – ANC [Published City Press - Apr 03 2014]
Tlakula resignation call malicious, sa... [Published IOL - Apr 03 2014]
Hundreds gather for Amcu protest [Published Finance 24 - Apr 03 2014]
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