Pages tagged "Jacob Zuma"


ACDP welcomes Constitutional Court finding that Jacob Zuma abused his powers in settlement agreement with former NPA head

ACDP MP and member of the Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committees welcomed today's Constitutional Court finding that former President Jacob Zuma had abused his powers in entering a settlement agreement with former NPA head, Mr Mvolisi Nxasana, resulting in him vacating office, and Adv Shaun Abrahams being appointed in his place.

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ACDP Leader calls on Zuma to place the country above himself

ACDP Leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe expressed deep concern about potential violence being encouraged by the tone of the current President’s statement which was clearly dividing, rather than unifying the nation at this critical hour and has called on President Zuma “to place the country and our people’s welfare” above himself.

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Uncertainty surrounding Zuma's removal is key factor in SONA postponement

ACDP MP and Whip, Cheryllyn Dudley today said that, “The meeting of Chief Whips yesterday confirmed that the State of the Nation Address (SONA), which was scheduled to take place today (Thursday, 8 February), has been postponed, primarily, to allow for consultations between the ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Jacob Zuma who have been in discussions about “transitional arrangements and that South Africans’ concerns about the uncertainty surrounding President Zuma’s removal is a key factor.”

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ACDP welcomes SONA postponement

The ACDP welcomes the decision by the Presiding Officers of the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa to accede to the request of the African Christian Democratic Party and postpone the State of the Nation Address (SONA) as a result of political uncertainty.

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