Is Mbete de­lib­er­ately de­lay­ing the se­cret vote?

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Tem­bisa Jojo East­ern Cape

Baleka Mbete is de­lay­ing this vote be­cause she doesn’t want Ja­cob Zuma to go. I want Zuma out.

Chris de Lange KwaZulu-Natal

It is as clear as bright cloud­less day that the Speaker is us­ing de­lay­ing tac­tics to keep her pres­i­dent in of­fice. In a true democ­racy, and if you had noth­ing to hide, a se­cret vote would not be a prob­lem or con­cern.

Re­tal­i­a­tion against MPs who vote to have the su­per­cor­rupt and to­tally in­com­pe­tent Zuma ousted is to­tally un­ac­cept­able and borders on crim­i­nal­ity. Yes for a se­cret bal­lot on August 8.

Maxwell KwaZulu-Natal

Have your say by email to let­ters@city­ Or use the SMS line and send your com­ments to 35697 @ R1.50 per SMS Firstly, Zuma thinks and acts in ex­actly the same way as the le­gendary Hou­dini. Se­condly, it is clear he has con­sulted widely among the le­gal fra­ter­nity on how to dodge the bul­let.

Think of all the cases against him that are still pend­ing sim­ply be­cause he raises all man­ner of sub­terfuge to dodge their fi­nal­i­sa­tion and note that he has lost all of those that have been fi­nalised. The stakes are very high in this mat­ter

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It’s a dou­ble-edged sword against Zuma be­cause, apart from the ANC MPs who want him out, in the ANC it­self there are mem­bers who also want him out now.

What­ever any­one else may think, Baleka Mbete has been or­dered to save Zuma from the guil­lo­tine.

Mal­i­bongwe Ma­siza East­ern Cape

She is in­structed by Zuma to delay the an­nounce­ment. She has been fol­low­ing or­ders all the time.

Vuyo Gaut­eng

Baleka is de­lay­ing on pur­pose – how­ever, the op­po­si­tion has got her num­ber.

I have a feel­ing that she might sur­prise most of us and agree on the se­cret bal­lot.

Chris KwaZulu-Natal

Mbete has been de­lay­ing her de­ci­sion pos­si­bly be­cause she feels she will be pun­ished by her party. She has shown that she puts party be­fore coun­try. ANC mem­bers be­lieve ANC first, ev­ery­thing else comes af­ter that. No, it is not ac­cept­able. It is dis­gust­ing. We can’t watch such scenes with our chil­dren.

Our chil­dren ask ques­tions about this and we have to an­swer.

Nazareth Voicer Western Cape

I think they should use con­doms when they have sex. Kiss­ing is okay, but never smok­ing or drugs.


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