Date set for EFF bid to impeach Zuma


President Jacob Zumas office says he's not seeking donations to help pay his Nkandla bill, and has warned the public not to be taken in by social media scams, claiming to raise funds for Zuma.

JOHANNESBURG - The EFF’s bid to have President Jacob Zuma impeached will be heard in the Constitutional Court on 5 September.

The party must lodge its written arguments by 30 June and Parliament will be given until 14 July to respond.

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The EFF had taken National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to court in a bid to force Parliament to discipline President Jacob Zuma for failing to uphold the Constitution.

The matter relates to the president’s failure to implement some of the Public Protector's remedial action regarding non-security upgrades to his private Nkandla home.

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