South African MPs Disrupt Zuma Questions

Opposition MPs disrupted the questioning of President Jacob Zuma in Parliament on the spending of millions in taxpayers' money on improvements to his private country estate, eventually chanting "Pay back the money," and forcing the suspension of the sitting.

  • South Africa:  Opposition Party Stirs Political Upheaval

    Deutsche Welle, 22 August 2014

    South Africa's parliament is to appoint a special committee to investigate lawmakers of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The party disrupted parliamentary more »

  • South Africa:  'An Act of Rebels Masked as Parliamentarians'

    CAJ News Agency, 22 August 2014

    Johannesburg South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) reacted angrily to the conduct of legislators of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) conduct in... read more »

  • South Africa:  'Pay Back the Money,' MPs Tell Zuma

    The Daily Vox, 21 August 2014

    Between the red uniforms, the hallway scuffles with opposition MPs and the sit-ins at the Gauteng provincial legislature, you can always count on the EFF to bring a bit of... read more »


  • South Africa:  The Behavior of EFF in Parliament

    African National Congress, 21 August 2014

    The African National Congress is appalled by the behavior of "Honourable" Members of Parliament who disrupted the proceedings,this afternoon, instead of engaging in robust debate... read more »

  • South Africa:  MPs Disrupt Parliament in Zuma Protest

    South African Press Association, 21 August 2014

    Speaker Baleka Mbete adjourned Parliament for the day shortly after 4pm on Thursday, announcing that President Jacob Zuma would not complete presidential question time because of... read more »

  • South Africa:  Nope, Nkandla's 'Mermaids' Are Actually From Hollywood

    Africa Check, 19 August 2014

    There may be a lot of controversy surrounding President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, but mermaids found in the so-called firepool can be more »


Photo: Sapa

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema, right, and other members of his party are sworn in at Parliament.