'It’s rubbish that Ramaphosa can’t come,' Shivambu as MPs reject date of Q&A

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Some MPs rejected President Cyril Ramaphosa's offer to come to parliament on September 29, saying they are being taken for a ride. Members want him to appear to answer questions as a matter of urgency and say the delay is unacceptable.
EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu proposed that parliament subpoena the president before it continues with the oral session.
When Shivambu raised his hand several times during discussion of the item, speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula refused to acknowledge him.
“Are you that desperate Nosiviwe?” Shivambu asked Mapisa-Nqakula as he was removed from the virtual platform after an altercation. Mapisa-Nqakula said it was utter disrespect to be called by her name in parliament.
ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina, accepting the president’s proposal, said the party was not defending him.
8 Sep 2022 6AM English South Africa News · Daily News

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