Loading...

Author Topic: South Africa High Court Rules Parliament Can Hold Secret Vote to Oust President  (Read 210 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline newspostng

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 593
    • View Profile

South Africa’s top jurists ruled Thursday parliament can hold a no-confidence vote against the president by secret ballot — but left the ultimate decision to the house’s speaker, who has been one of the president’s staunchest defenders.

"The Speaker of the National Assembly has the constitutional power to prescribe that voting in a no-confidence motion in the president be conducted by secret ballot‚" Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said in a unanimous judgment Thursday.



 

Chadians began voting as incumbent President Deby seeks fifth term

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 132
Last post April 11, 2016, 12:29:10 AM
by mastercode
DRC Opposition accuse President Joseph Kabila of plans to Delay Elections

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 183
Last post May 27, 2016, 01:02:40 AM
by internet police
Dozens gather outside DRC congo to call on President Joseph Kabila to step down

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 431
Last post September 21, 2016, 01:28:13 AM
by legendguru
Gambia President Jammeh dissapeared as ECOMOG orders troop to capture him

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 614
Last post January 20, 2017, 12:43:05 AM
by internet police
Step Down Now , And We will grant you Assylum, Nigeria tells Gambian President

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 325
Last post January 13, 2017, 12:57:40 PM
by legendguru
Gambia Searches Former President Jammeh's Palaces for Missing Millions

Started by Naijaloaded

Replies: 0
Views: 179
Last post July 14, 2017, 06:31:42 AM
by Naijaloaded
President Calls for Peace as Liberia Election Campaigns Begin

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 91
Last post August 02, 2017, 12:23:49 AM
by mastercode
Angolan President Vows to Quit Politics in 2018

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 153
Last post March 13, 2016, 04:40:07 PM
by legendguru
Congo's elections 'delayed,' says President Joseph Kabila

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 300
Last post October 05, 2016, 10:08:41 AM
by internet police
Voters celebrate defeat of Gambia's 'several years' president

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 340
Last post December 05, 2016, 07:32:25 AM
by mastercode