Parliament is braced for more
possible drama this afternoon when President Jacob Zuma is set to answer questions
in the National Assembly.
Today's sitting comes in the
wake of the Western Cape High Court dismissing an application from the Economic
Freedom Fighters, which wanted Speaker Baleka Mbete interdicted from unlawfully
physically ejecting any EFF member from the chamber.
During the Presidency budget vote earlier this
month, 16 EFF Members of Parliament were forcibly removed after trying to
prevent the president from speaking.
Meanwhile, today members of the
National Assembly are debating the situation in Vuwani, Limpopo where protests
have culminated in school closures and damage to schools amounting to millions
Twenty five people have thus
far been arrested since the protests began last month.
It is alleged that one of them was an ANC
councillor from the Makhado local municipality.
A total of twenty eight
schools were burnt down during protests. Vuwani residents have been
fighting against a merger with the Malamulele municipality and surrounding
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