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WATCH LIVE: Cope's Madisha booted out of Parliament

The opposition is set to table a motion of no confidence in Zuma this afternoon.

YouTube screegrab of Congress of the People MP, Willie Madisha.
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Local Politics

CAPE TOWN – Congress of the People (Cope) member of Parliament Willie Madisha has been ordered out of the house by deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli after refusing to stop speaking.

Madisha continued speaking for 45 seconds after Tsenoli told him his time at the podium was up.

The former Cosatu president left without making much of a fuss.

Earlier, Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane labelled President Jacob Zuma a “sell-out”, accusing him of putting his own interests ahead of the interests of the people of South Africa.

The DA plans to table a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament during today's sitting.

The opposition has asked for Cabinet ministers and deputies to be barred from the vote due to their conflicting professional and private interests. It also wants the vote to be conducted through a secret ballot to prevent fear mongering.

WATCH: The plenary in the National Assembly when the DA is set to table a motion of no confidence in Zuma

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