JOHANNESBURG - EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will go to court if National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete does not allow a secret vote on the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.
The vote is to take place on 8 August.
Malema says that, having spoken to no fewer than 60 MPs, he is confident that Zuma will be ousted if the ballot is secret.
Mbete declined to meet the Democratic Alliance's Friday deadline for a decision on whether the vote will be secret or not.
She said in a statement that the decision must be rational and not arbitrarily made, appealing to parties to allow her the time to take various factors into consideration.
*For Malema's full comments and an analysis of the secret-ballot court implications by eNCA reporter Karyn Maughan, click on the video above.