Floyd Shivambu

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Floyd Shivambu said ( about Daily ) : “Daily Maverick is no media but a political instrument used by an ANC faction to fight its battles,” External link

citizen Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The DA is part of the lobbyists for the irrational IPPs which have no capacity to collectively even produce 5% of the electricity needed. The owners of IPPs are making a lot of money at the expense of Eskom,” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Geoff Makhubo ) : “We will not hand over the purse of Geoff Makhubo. He is not to be trusted with the finances of the city. That is why we told the ANC anyone else but Geoff,” External link

mg Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Our interpretation is that it must be the majority of all the elected councillors. The other interpretation says that whoever has the highest vote must be elected as a mayor of the city,” “Our interpretation, correctly, is that it must be the majority of the elected councillors, meaning that it must be 50% plus one” External link

businessday Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I heard someone from the ANC saying they are going to [launch] an urgent court interdict of this process. They are just going to humiliate themselves,” “Which court is going to give you an interdict on the basis that you are seeking a legal opinion? It shows some of the weaknesses that define them, the former liberation movement” External link

businessday Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We did not want to have an outcome here which could have produced a mayor, who is elected by less than 50% of the councillors of the City of Joburg," External link

iol Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu asked : “So where is the house and when are you giving me the keys now that you gave a house?” External link

citizen Monday, November 18, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I take full responsibility and apologise for engaging in a scuffle with a person I discovered after the incident is a journalist,” “I will write and email an official apology on the scuffle because I believe it was not supposed to happen” External link

iol Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “It is not going to happen,” External link

businessday Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “There is nothing fundamentally new that the minister has introduced today. It is just going to be business as usual, it is going to be no growth and it is going to be declining revenue because there no deliverable revenue collection strategy has been announced today. We, as the EFF, are not at all inspired by what Tito Mboweni said today,” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are calling for a national prosecuting authority that will have a dedicated focus on this phenomenon and have a massive capacity with highly skilled lawyers, accountants who will be able to detect these things,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu added : “Adrian Lackay is a permanent spokesperson of Gordhan and was irregularly imposed into the PIC when Gordhan was not a minister. When the cabal’s godfather returned, Lackay went back to the service of his father, yet remained in the payroll of the PIC. What do you call that?” External link

citizen Friday, October 18, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Grand Azania does not belong to me. It belongs to my brother and that’s a fact” External link

dailymaverick Monday, October 7, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says ( about Mac Maharaj ) : “It appears that Mr Maharaj drafted the report” External link

mg Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu told : ”And the b******t that the money was stolen from VBS is your own MADNESS because he (Brian) paid the loans he had from VBS,” External link

iol Friday, September 27, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu explained ( about Rover Sport ) : “Of course the car [Range Rover] was registered in my name because of an earlier transaction of trading in my previous car, and in exchange of the BMW 7 Series, my brother paid the shortfall,” External link

iol Friday, September 27, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “protect the jobs and happiness of whites” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The jobs are created in the services sector and domestic service but in the critical component that is the secondary sector which is supposed to be manufacturing, production of goods and services, is where we are found wanting because we have a poor conceptualized industrial policy,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 6, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu wrote ( about Herman Mashaba ) : “Well done to the [EFF] Caucus in Johannesburg and Executive Mayor [Herman Mashaba] for insourcing cleaners for the City of Johannesburg. This is a true honour to mostly mothers who are the cornerstones of our lives. It’s steps in the right direction!” External link

citizen Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are calling for a national prosecuting authority that will have a dedicated focus on this phenomenon and have a massive capacity with highly skilled lawyers, accountants who will be able to detect these things,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 26, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu responded : "We are not and have never claimed to be your friends. Your ill-gotten wealth, which was accumulated because you are white and because there was apartheid, has to be challenged. We will not rest until we have reclaimed what rightfully belongs to indigenous South Africans. Interacting with you never meant that we are friends. " External link

irishsun Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Johann Rupert ) : "All white capitalists are enemies of the people and all their wealth is ill-gotten and that includes Rupert. I have no business relationship with him and I am not in business," External link

irishsun Sunday, July 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I think he undermines Africans. He does not take the director-general, the finance minister, or the deputy finance minister seriously. He thinks he is superior to them. He takes all the decisions and he is always here in Parliament as if he is National Treasury alone. He is supposed to focus on what he is assigned to,” External link

citizen Friday, July 19, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I think he undermines Africans. He does not take the director-general, the finance minister or the deputy finance minister seriously. He thinks he is superior to them. He takes all the decisions and he is always here in Parliament as if he is National Treasury alone. He is supposed to focus on what he is assigned to,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We always use the parliamentary rules to raise urgent questions," External link

allafrica Friday, June 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “If the public protector says it is allowed to cross-examine complainants, I will comply and raise concerns in the cross-examination that such sets a wrong precedent,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The president must dispute the facts presented to him and should avoid an intimidatory tactic of threatening complainants,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “We believe the report and the findings she made on Gordhan are correct,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu noted ( about Trevor Noah ) : “Americans are historically known for puppeteering black people, and this one has fallen right into their doings. He’s a clown, and doesn’t deserve to be dignified. Genocide in SA? He must be called Trevor Missing, the puppet of the establishment!” External link

eurweb Sunday, May 19, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu explained : “We are still at the early stage of the vote with more than half of Gauteng is not been counted and we have big support there and we will double the results from 2016. The EFF is a growing organisation and the only one that has been growing significantly compared to the other smaller parties. The EFF is going to record emphatic growth and redefine the politics in the country” External link

theafricareport Friday, May 10, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu responded : “Okay cool. So it will only clear in 32 days?” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 6, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "We are going to assess properly to say maybe, as the EFF, we must take over this [Nelson Mandela Bay] government," External link

iol Friday, April 26, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Next year the ANC is not going to be in government in Gauteng, the North West, Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape. Nationally, it will be a miracle if they get above 50%,” External link

businessday Monday, March 11, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We have written a letter to the president to ask him specific questions about Bosasa and he has not responded,” External link

mg Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The state takes the act of charging him for a political speech, exactly what the apartheid murderous regime used to do," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 3:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The state takes the act of charging him for a political speech, exactly what the apartheid murderous regime used to do," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 11:47:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We will decide what is the form of participation for government, but one thing [that] is for sure is we are not going to be spectators," External link

businessday Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:14:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The reality of the matter is the lenders are not comfortable with her remaining as SAA chair” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu agreed : “I think it is one of the most important issues” External link

enca Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6:49:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jimmy Manyi ) : “The question we had asked is that during submissions‚ a member of the public came to say that if this bill passed and signed into law the ANC is going to be broke. Basically intimating that the ANC benefits from the lack of legislation that seeks to combat money laundering and financing of terrorist activities. No member of the ANC in that committee objected to that (Manyi’s comment). He identified himself as a professional who represents the ANC. His name is Jimmy Manyi. He argued strongly that the ANC is going to be broke if this bill is passed‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:56:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “He dealt with it first. What’s the basis of him sending it back? It’s because of the Guptas,” External link

news24 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:01:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu added : “We need a proper instrument to fight money laundering,” External link

news24 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:01:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We will not be abused by the Guptas," External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 24, 2017 11:27:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The organisation has assigned the senior leadership to provinces where we did not have a strong presence before ... The Commander is leading a core of EFFmembers in the KZN. He will be leading the process while the Deputy President will be in the Eastern Cape with the national chairperson," External link

iol Friday, January 20, 2017 9:01:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “But then the Saxonwold platforms and editorials in the (Gupta-owned) New Age editorials argue that the Bill must not be passed,” External link

mg Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “So, just before Parliament closes, the president decides to bring back that Bill to be entertained. It frustrates the efforts to fight financial crimes,” External link

mg Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We reaffirm the conference resolution that we are going to support land occupation‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, November 14, 2016 1:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Then they take the 1956 act. It was an act that was going to deal with the riot of black people. That law which the commander-in-chief is charged with is about protecting Europeans against non-Europeans‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, November 14, 2016 1:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "He is going to arrest all of you, he is going to lock you up, he is going to kill you. He has nothing to lose now," External link

allafrica Saturday, November 12, 2016 5:39:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “He is going to arrest all of you,” External link

enca Friday, November 11, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu asked : “If you are so sure of your numbers, why are you afraid?” External link

enca Friday, November 11, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "He is going to arrest all of you, he is going to lock you up, he is going to kill you. He has nothing to lose now," External link

allafrica Friday, November 11, 2016 3:34:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "It's logical because we voted a president in through a secret ballot. When we have to remove such a president, we must do so through a secret ballot," External link

thetimes-za Friday, November 11, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu warned : "He's going to lock you up, he's going to kill you. He's got nothing to lose," External link

thetimes-za Friday, November 11, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “We believe that the liberation movement itself should have found it in its conscience to act against Jacob Zuma,” External link

voanews Friday, November 11, 2016 5:04:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “He’s going to be going to prison. We’re going to bring Jacob Zuma down,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, November 11, 2016 4:55:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “Every opportunity that arises to get rid of this post-colonial disaster [Zuma], we must act in unison,” External link

iol Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The matter is sub judice, so he should not be here," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 2, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "I think we unanimously agree as political parties that the report should be released," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I think we unanimously agree as political parties that the report should be released,” External link

mg Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "The Guptas will be brought down to their knees and are going to be brought down together with their handler Jacob Zuma," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:34:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "The Guptas will be brought down to their knees and are going to be brought down together with their handler Jacob Zuma," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, October 17, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “We are dealing with a desperate government of Jacob Zuma. They realise now that they are in serious trouble. They try to arrest all the people that are opposed to him [Zuma]‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “This is a manipulated captured state that the CIC was speaking about earlier, it is utilising the state institutions to persecute the leader of the revolution for their own narrow purposes. The case has been given to the director of priority crimes to prosecute the CIC… he is going to respond and present himself to the court processes as required,” External link

iol Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The NPA took a decision only last week to say that the commander in chief must be subjected to a court process, one: on the 7 November in Newcastle, and two: on the 14 November in Bloemfontein magistrate court,” External link

mg Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “It’s very apparent that they are now even using apartheid legislation to try to persecute the commander in chief of the EFF for things that happened a long time ago,” “You can realise that you are dealing now with a very desperate collapsing government of Jacob Zuma, which when they realise now they are in serious trouble, they try to arrest all the people that are opposed to him” External link

mg Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We’ve got an economy of white producers and white retailers, and black consumers. We are not playing any meaningful role as black people in our economy," External link

bdlive Friday, October 7, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "When the EFF speaks about land, it speaks about how it can be used [for transformation]," External link

bdlive Friday, October 7, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have the rule of law. We have the Constitution that guides us on how things must be done. He must not treat us like we are kids that he talks to at SABC. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now‚" "In principle we have taken a decision for the inquiry (to take place). Parliamentary processes will have to be followed properly‚” committee chairman Humphrey Maxegwana said later. “Secondly‚ we will have to write to individuals of the board‚ those remaining‚ to say this is the state of affairs in the board‚ may you please resign. Then we hear what they say. But the decision is that we will go for an inquiry‚" External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have the rule of law. We have the Constitution that guides us on how things must be done. He must not treat us like we are kids that he talks to at SABC. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now‚" External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no one who is indispensable in SA. We have the rule of law. We have the Constitution that guides us on how things must be done. He must not treat us like we are kids that he talks to at SABC. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now‚" External link

businessday Thursday, October 6, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are sitting here with an illegal appointee at the SABC ... even if he was appointed as a sweeper [it would still be illegal] ... the board must be instructed to reverse the appointment because such an appointment is illegal and constitutes maladministration,” External link

businessday Thursday, October 6, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “We are not going to be intimidated by Hlaudi,” “There’s no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have got the rule of law; we have a Constitution that guides how things must be done so he must not treat us like we are kids... and harass us without consequences. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now” External link

the-star Thursday, October 6, 2016 9:07:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “We are not going to be intimidated by Hlaudi,” “There’s no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have got a rule of law, we’ve got a constitution that guides how things must be done so he must not treat us like we are kidsand harass us without consequences. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now” External link

iol Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:41:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are sitting here with an illegal appointee at the SABC ... even if he was appointed as a sweeper [it would still be illegal] ... the board must be instructed to reverse the appointment because such an appointment is illegal and constitutes maladministration,” External link

bdlive Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:38:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "I'm rising on a point of order… the point of order is that the member has got the right to ask which statement are you asking (him) to withdraw. He still doesn't understand what to withdraw because he said Des is useless because Gwede Mantashe said it‚" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:04:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We believe that she will hit the ground running. We believe that she must be given an opportunity and her integrity and values will be tested when she is in office,” External link

iafrica Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:50:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “He should have demonstrated much more courage,” External link

iol Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:22:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about House ) : "This House must note that although you have adopted [the rules] like you did with the Nkandla report, we are going to take it to court and will come back to draft proper rules," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:18:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are not forcing anyone to disclose their vote,” External link

mg Monday, August 22, 2016 8:38:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu added : “That State Security letter was extremely prejudicial in terms of some of the candidates” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, August 19, 2016 12:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “litigation against the state does not make you an enemy of the state” External link

enca Friday, August 12, 2016 12:18:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I don’t think you have the temperament to handle that,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 10:13:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu asked : “How should we trust you… we suspect that you are just an extension of the person you decided not to charge,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 10:13:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “How should we trust you … we suspect that you are just an extension of the person you decided not to charge,” External link

enca Friday, August 12, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “How should we trust you... we suspect that you are just an extension of the person you decided not to charge,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “litigation against the state does not make you an enemy of the state” External link

dailymaverick Friday, August 12, 2016 4:18:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I don’t think you have the temperament to handle that,” External link

iol Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I don’t think you have the temperament to handle that,” External link

iol Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “You’re not a journalist, you’re a Gupta agent,” External link

mg Friday, August 5, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg and there is likely to be a coalition government which might be led by the EFF. Who knows?" "In Rustenburg, I think we have 23%. There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg" External link

allafrica Friday, August 5, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We, however, have a principled position we have taken, that we are not going to have any discussion for such coalitions with the ruling party. We cannot mobilise society saying they must reject the ANC, then we bring it back via the back door. It cannot be,” “We are not much hell-bent on negotiations for coalitions. We accept the position which South Africans have given us. We are not the majority party but we can be in opposition (and not be in coalitions to run the municipalities)” External link

iol Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg and there is likely to be a coalition government which might be led by the EFF. Who knows?" "In Rustenburg, I think we have 23%. There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg" External link

news24 Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "You are a Gupta journalist, I have no respect for Gupta people and I don't have respect for the Gupta's. You are not a journalist, you are a Gupta agent. I have a right to say that. You're an agent of the Guptas. I would like to do an interview with people who are major and not you," External link

news24 Thursday, August 4, 2016 8:38:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "You are a Gupta journalist, I have no respect for Gupta people and I don't have respect for the Gupta's. You are not a journalist, you are a Gupta agent. I have a right to say that. You're an agent of the Guptas. I would like to do an interview with people who are major and not you," External link

news24 Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu told : “We are in a strategic position as the EFF and the good thing about our growth now is that we are evenly spread. We have illustrated beyond doubt that we are not a regional party,” External link

mg Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We mobilised our people to reject the ANC and we can’t bring the ANC through a back door,” External link

mg Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We need time, give us time. We are going to be the government one day. That is a matter of fact,” External link

mg Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We don’t have mayoral candidates in the EFF,” External link

mg Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:15:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu wrote : “Some Fool called Lucky Lukhele from Swaziland Solidarity Network is circulating a bogus article about the content of our meeting with President Thabo Mbeki,” External link

times-co-sz Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:20:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "For the past 22 years, you have been forgotten and living in very difficult conditions. You have been given incomplete RDP houses, some without roofs and proper doors. The EFF only asks for five years to rectify this mess done by the ANC government," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:21:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The community has a right to remove an EFF councillor if he or she is not performing well," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:21:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "For the past 22 years, you have been forgotten and living in very difficult conditions. You have been given incomplete RDP houses, some without roofs and proper doors. The EFF only asks for five years to rectify this mess done by the ANC government," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The community has a right to remove an EFF councillor if he or she is not performing well," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says : “If you know the ANC, it’s easy to beat them,” External link

enca Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu adds ( about West Rand ) : “The biggest mistake the ANC made was to announce political candidates. Even people in ANC T-shirts are refusing to vote for [fly-in councillors]. So we might even win these municipalities along the West Rand. Randfontein. Westonaria. The metros are going to be hung. Johannesburg is going to be hung. We’ve got very strong, extremely strong candidates in all the wards in Johannesburg. And in these metro discussions,” External link

enca Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says : “If you know the ANC, it’s easy to beat them,” External link

enca Monday, July 25, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu adds ( about West Rand ) : “The biggest mistake the ANC made was to announce political candidates. Even people in ANC T-shirts are refusing to vote for [fly-in councillors]. So we might even win these municipalities along the West Rand. Randfontein. Westonaria. The metros are going to be hung. Johannesburg is going to be hung. We’ve got very strong, extremely strong candidates in all the wards in Johannesburg. And in these metro discussions,” External link

enca Monday, July 25, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says : “If you know the ANC, it’s easy to beat them,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 25, 2016 12:48:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu adds ( about West Rand ) : “The biggest mistake the ANC made was to announce political candidates. Even people in ANC T-shirts are refusing to vote for [fly-in councillors]. So we might even win these municipalities along the West Rand. Randfontein. Westonaria. The metros are going to be hung. Johannesburg is going to be hung. We’ve got very strong, extremely strong candidates in all the wards in Johannesburg. And in these metro discussions,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 25, 2016 12:48:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “What are they talking about? This points to a directionless government,” External link

iol Sunday, July 24, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Well‚ they do it all the time and one‚ whom they all learn from‚ will be exposed very soon. Watch the space!” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "We are the only party that can speak against corruption. Already we have made Jacob Zuma sign to pay the R7.8m [for Nkandla]," External link

news24 Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:42:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Even before the economic decline in the country and the world. Unemployment in Joburg stood at 30 percent under the ANC government,” External link

iol Thursday, July 14, 2016 11:22:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "How can the ANC expect us to accept that argument? " External link

bdlive Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "All of the banks are here.... In terms of the labour-absorptive industrial sectors, Johannesburg is declining," External link

bdlive Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Well‚ they do it all the time and one‚ whom they all learn from‚ will be exposed very soon. Watch the space!” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:21:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "They do not play any significant and visible role in the economy of Johannesburg. They have neglected the role of the economy to private role players. And in majority of the time those private role players use Johannesburg as a dumping site for finished goods and services. Johannesburg is no longer the production capital of SA," External link

bdlive Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I thought we were the ones who are holding the executive accountable. We have a programming committee that decides what the programme of parliament is. What are we? Are we just some colonised entity or puppets of the executive? We are told what should happen like we are just puppets,” External link

mg Thursday, March 12, 2015 5:06:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We must be serious. We don't want to play the silly games of Agang. They must maybe dissolve and go and do something else and stop wasting our time" External link

allafrica Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:57:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We must be serious. We don't want to play the silly games of Agang. They must maybe dissolve and go and do something else and stop wasting our time" External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “There was nothing secret. Everything we discussed we made public. We all emphasised we were going to do everything within Parliamentary rules,” External link

mg Sunday, February 22, 2015 8:14:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “If Gayton claims he gave me money he must produce the statements and proof that he gave me money, other than the R3 000 which was payment for the assistance we gave to Kenny on virtually everything,” External link

iol Sunday, February 22, 2015 7:18:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “There was nothing secret. Everything we discussed we made public. We all emphasised we were going to do everything within Parliamentary rules,” External link

mg Friday, February 20, 2015 1:27:00 AM EAT



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whip30.00%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
deputy7.27%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
député représentant0.18%FR10/17/201717/10/2017
president16.36%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
leader9.45%EN05/23/201723/05/2017
député0.18%FR01/05/201705/01/2017
chairman0.55%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
member0.73%EN09/13/201613/09/2016
chief0.36%EN08/11/201611/08/2016
fighter0.55%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
whip0.55%SA09/05/201405/09/2014
commissar0.55%EN04/21/201421/04/2014
spokesman10.73%EN02/22/201422/02/2014
spokesperson7.27%EN02/22/201422/02/2014
national spokesperson0.18%EN04/19/201019/04/2010
Names Lang Count
Floyd ShivambuEN98.10%
Floyd ShivambuFR1.46%
Floyd ShivambuPT0.29%
Floyd ShivambuSA0.15%


 
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Floyd Shivambu said ( about Daily ) : “Daily Maverick is no media but a political instrument used by an ANC faction to fight its battles,” External link

citizen Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The DA is part of the lobbyists for the irrational IPPs which have no capacity to collectively even produce 5% of the electricity needed. The owners of IPPs are making a lot of money at the expense of Eskom,” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Geoff Makhubo ) : “We will not hand over the purse of Geoff Makhubo. He is not to be trusted with the finances of the city. That is why we told the ANC anyone else but Geoff,” External link

mg Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Our interpretation is that it must be the majority of all the elected councillors. The other interpretation says that whoever has the highest vote must be elected as a mayor of the city,” “Our interpretation, correctly, is that it must be the majority of the elected councillors, meaning that it must be 50% plus one” External link

businessday Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I heard someone from the ANC saying they are going to [launch] an urgent court interdict of this process. They are just going to humiliate themselves,” “Which court is going to give you an interdict on the basis that you are seeking a legal opinion? It shows some of the weaknesses that define them, the former liberation movement” External link

businessday Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We did not want to have an outcome here which could have produced a mayor, who is elected by less than 50% of the councillors of the City of Joburg," External link

iol Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu asked : “So where is the house and when are you giving me the keys now that you gave a house?” External link

citizen Monday, November 18, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I take full responsibility and apologise for engaging in a scuffle with a person I discovered after the incident is a journalist,” “I will write and email an official apology on the scuffle because I believe it was not supposed to happen” External link

iol Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “It is not going to happen,” External link

businessday Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “There is nothing fundamentally new that the minister has introduced today. It is just going to be business as usual, it is going to be no growth and it is going to be declining revenue because there no deliverable revenue collection strategy has been announced today. We, as the EFF, are not at all inspired by what Tito Mboweni said today,” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are calling for a national prosecuting authority that will have a dedicated focus on this phenomenon and have a massive capacity with highly skilled lawyers, accountants who will be able to detect these things,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu added : “Adrian Lackay is a permanent spokesperson of Gordhan and was irregularly imposed into the PIC when Gordhan was not a minister. When the cabal’s godfather returned, Lackay went back to the service of his father, yet remained in the payroll of the PIC. What do you call that?” External link

citizen Friday, October 18, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Grand Azania does not belong to me. It belongs to my brother and that’s a fact” External link

dailymaverick Monday, October 7, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says ( about Mac Maharaj ) : “It appears that Mr Maharaj drafted the report” External link

mg Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu told : ”And the b******t that the money was stolen from VBS is your own MADNESS because he (Brian) paid the loans he had from VBS,” External link

iol Friday, September 27, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu explained ( about Rover Sport ) : “Of course the car [Range Rover] was registered in my name because of an earlier transaction of trading in my previous car, and in exchange of the BMW 7 Series, my brother paid the shortfall,” External link

iol Friday, September 27, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “protect the jobs and happiness of whites” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The jobs are created in the services sector and domestic service but in the critical component that is the secondary sector which is supposed to be manufacturing, production of goods and services, is where we are found wanting because we have a poor conceptualized industrial policy,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 6, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu wrote ( about Herman Mashaba ) : “Well done to the [EFF] Caucus in Johannesburg and Executive Mayor [Herman Mashaba] for insourcing cleaners for the City of Johannesburg. This is a true honour to mostly mothers who are the cornerstones of our lives. It’s steps in the right direction!” External link

citizen Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are calling for a national prosecuting authority that will have a dedicated focus on this phenomenon and have a massive capacity with highly skilled lawyers, accountants who will be able to detect these things,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 26, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu responded : "We are not and have never claimed to be your friends. Your ill-gotten wealth, which was accumulated because you are white and because there was apartheid, has to be challenged. We will not rest until we have reclaimed what rightfully belongs to indigenous South Africans. Interacting with you never meant that we are friends. " External link

irishsun Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Johann Rupert ) : "All white capitalists are enemies of the people and all their wealth is ill-gotten and that includes Rupert. I have no business relationship with him and I am not in business," External link

irishsun Sunday, July 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I think he undermines Africans. He does not take the director-general, the finance minister, or the deputy finance minister seriously. He thinks he is superior to them. He takes all the decisions and he is always here in Parliament as if he is National Treasury alone. He is supposed to focus on what he is assigned to,” External link

citizen Friday, July 19, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I think he undermines Africans. He does not take the director-general, the finance minister or the deputy finance minister seriously. He thinks he is superior to them. He takes all the decisions and he is always here in Parliament as if he is National Treasury alone. He is supposed to focus on what he is assigned to,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We always use the parliamentary rules to raise urgent questions," External link

allafrica Friday, June 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “If the public protector says it is allowed to cross-examine complainants, I will comply and raise concerns in the cross-examination that such sets a wrong precedent,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The president must dispute the facts presented to him and should avoid an intimidatory tactic of threatening complainants,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “We believe the report and the findings she made on Gordhan are correct,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu noted ( about Trevor Noah ) : “Americans are historically known for puppeteering black people, and this one has fallen right into their doings. He’s a clown, and doesn’t deserve to be dignified. Genocide in SA? He must be called Trevor Missing, the puppet of the establishment!” External link

eurweb Sunday, May 19, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu explained : “We are still at the early stage of the vote with more than half of Gauteng is not been counted and we have big support there and we will double the results from 2016. The EFF is a growing organisation and the only one that has been growing significantly compared to the other smaller parties. The EFF is going to record emphatic growth and redefine the politics in the country” External link

theafricareport Friday, May 10, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu responded : “Okay cool. So it will only clear in 32 days?” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 6, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "We are going to assess properly to say maybe, as the EFF, we must take over this [Nelson Mandela Bay] government," External link

iol Friday, April 26, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Next year the ANC is not going to be in government in Gauteng, the North West, Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape. Nationally, it will be a miracle if they get above 50%,” External link

businessday Monday, March 11, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We have written a letter to the president to ask him specific questions about Bosasa and he has not responded,” External link

mg Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The state takes the act of charging him for a political speech, exactly what the apartheid murderous regime used to do," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 3:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The state takes the act of charging him for a political speech, exactly what the apartheid murderous regime used to do," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 11:47:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We will decide what is the form of participation for government, but one thing [that] is for sure is we are not going to be spectators," External link

businessday Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:14:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The reality of the matter is the lenders are not comfortable with her remaining as SAA chair” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu agreed : “I think it is one of the most important issues” External link

enca Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6:49:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jimmy Manyi ) : “The question we had asked is that during submissions‚ a member of the public came to say that if this bill passed and signed into law the ANC is going to be broke. Basically intimating that the ANC benefits from the lack of legislation that seeks to combat money laundering and financing of terrorist activities. No member of the ANC in that committee objected to that (Manyi’s comment). He identified himself as a professional who represents the ANC. His name is Jimmy Manyi. He argued strongly that the ANC is going to be broke if this bill is passed‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:56:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “He dealt with it first. What’s the basis of him sending it back? It’s because of the Guptas,” External link

news24 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:01:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu added : “We need a proper instrument to fight money laundering,” External link

news24 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:01:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We will not be abused by the Guptas," External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 24, 2017 11:27:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The organisation has assigned the senior leadership to provinces where we did not have a strong presence before ... The Commander is leading a core of EFFmembers in the KZN. He will be leading the process while the Deputy President will be in the Eastern Cape with the national chairperson," External link

iol Friday, January 20, 2017 9:01:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “But then the Saxonwold platforms and editorials in the (Gupta-owned) New Age editorials argue that the Bill must not be passed,” External link

mg Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “So, just before Parliament closes, the president decides to bring back that Bill to be entertained. It frustrates the efforts to fight financial crimes,” External link

mg Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We reaffirm the conference resolution that we are going to support land occupation‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, November 14, 2016 1:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Then they take the 1956 act. It was an act that was going to deal with the riot of black people. That law which the commander-in-chief is charged with is about protecting Europeans against non-Europeans‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, November 14, 2016 1:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "He is going to arrest all of you, he is going to lock you up, he is going to kill you. He has nothing to lose now," External link

allafrica Saturday, November 12, 2016 5:39:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “He is going to arrest all of you,” External link

enca Friday, November 11, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu asked : “If you are so sure of your numbers, why are you afraid?” External link

enca Friday, November 11, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "He is going to arrest all of you, he is going to lock you up, he is going to kill you. He has nothing to lose now," External link

allafrica Friday, November 11, 2016 3:34:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "It's logical because we voted a president in through a secret ballot. When we have to remove such a president, we must do so through a secret ballot," External link

thetimes-za Friday, November 11, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu warned : "He's going to lock you up, he's going to kill you. He's got nothing to lose," External link

thetimes-za Friday, November 11, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “We believe that the liberation movement itself should have found it in its conscience to act against Jacob Zuma,” External link

voanews Friday, November 11, 2016 5:04:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “He’s going to be going to prison. We’re going to bring Jacob Zuma down,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, November 11, 2016 4:55:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “Every opportunity that arises to get rid of this post-colonial disaster [Zuma], we must act in unison,” External link

iol Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The matter is sub judice, so he should not be here," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 2, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "I think we unanimously agree as political parties that the report should be released," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I think we unanimously agree as political parties that the report should be released,” External link

mg Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "The Guptas will be brought down to their knees and are going to be brought down together with their handler Jacob Zuma," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:34:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "The Guptas will be brought down to their knees and are going to be brought down together with their handler Jacob Zuma," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, October 17, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “We are dealing with a desperate government of Jacob Zuma. They realise now that they are in serious trouble. They try to arrest all the people that are opposed to him [Zuma]‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “This is a manipulated captured state that the CIC was speaking about earlier, it is utilising the state institutions to persecute the leader of the revolution for their own narrow purposes. The case has been given to the director of priority crimes to prosecute the CIC… he is going to respond and present himself to the court processes as required,” External link

iol Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “The NPA took a decision only last week to say that the commander in chief must be subjected to a court process, one: on the 7 November in Newcastle, and two: on the 14 November in Bloemfontein magistrate court,” External link

mg Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “It’s very apparent that they are now even using apartheid legislation to try to persecute the commander in chief of the EFF for things that happened a long time ago,” “You can realise that you are dealing now with a very desperate collapsing government of Jacob Zuma, which when they realise now they are in serious trouble, they try to arrest all the people that are opposed to him” External link

mg Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We’ve got an economy of white producers and white retailers, and black consumers. We are not playing any meaningful role as black people in our economy," External link

bdlive Friday, October 7, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "When the EFF speaks about land, it speaks about how it can be used [for transformation]," External link

bdlive Friday, October 7, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have the rule of law. We have the Constitution that guides us on how things must be done. He must not treat us like we are kids that he talks to at SABC. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now‚" "In principle we have taken a decision for the inquiry (to take place). Parliamentary processes will have to be followed properly‚” committee chairman Humphrey Maxegwana said later. “Secondly‚ we will have to write to individuals of the board‚ those remaining‚ to say this is the state of affairs in the board‚ may you please resign. Then we hear what they say. But the decision is that we will go for an inquiry‚" External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have the rule of law. We have the Constitution that guides us on how things must be done. He must not treat us like we are kids that he talks to at SABC. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now‚" External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no one who is indispensable in SA. We have the rule of law. We have the Constitution that guides us on how things must be done. He must not treat us like we are kids that he talks to at SABC. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now‚" External link

businessday Thursday, October 6, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are sitting here with an illegal appointee at the SABC ... even if he was appointed as a sweeper [it would still be illegal] ... the board must be instructed to reverse the appointment because such an appointment is illegal and constitutes maladministration,” External link

businessday Thursday, October 6, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “We are not going to be intimidated by Hlaudi,” “There’s no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have got the rule of law; we have a Constitution that guides how things must be done so he must not treat us like we are kids... and harass us without consequences. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now” External link

the-star Thursday, October 6, 2016 9:07:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “We are not going to be intimidated by Hlaudi,” “There’s no one who is indispensable in South Africa. We have got a rule of law, we’ve got a constitution that guides how things must be done so he must not treat us like we are kidsand harass us without consequences. The time of games has come to an end. He must live with that reality now” External link

iol Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:41:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are sitting here with an illegal appointee at the SABC ... even if he was appointed as a sweeper [it would still be illegal] ... the board must be instructed to reverse the appointment because such an appointment is illegal and constitutes maladministration,” External link

bdlive Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:38:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "I'm rising on a point of order… the point of order is that the member has got the right to ask which statement are you asking (him) to withdraw. He still doesn't understand what to withdraw because he said Des is useless because Gwede Mantashe said it‚" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:04:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We believe that she will hit the ground running. We believe that she must be given an opportunity and her integrity and values will be tested when she is in office,” External link

iafrica Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:50:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “He should have demonstrated much more courage,” External link

iol Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:22:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about House ) : "This House must note that although you have adopted [the rules] like you did with the Nkandla report, we are going to take it to court and will come back to draft proper rules," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:18:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We are not forcing anyone to disclose their vote,” External link

mg Monday, August 22, 2016 8:38:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu added : “That State Security letter was extremely prejudicial in terms of some of the candidates” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, August 19, 2016 12:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “litigation against the state does not make you an enemy of the state” External link

enca Friday, August 12, 2016 12:18:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I don’t think you have the temperament to handle that,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 10:13:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu asked : “How should we trust you… we suspect that you are just an extension of the person you decided not to charge,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 10:13:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “How should we trust you … we suspect that you are just an extension of the person you decided not to charge,” External link

enca Friday, August 12, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “How should we trust you... we suspect that you are just an extension of the person you decided not to charge,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “litigation against the state does not make you an enemy of the state” External link

dailymaverick Friday, August 12, 2016 4:18:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I don’t think you have the temperament to handle that,” External link

iol Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I don’t think you have the temperament to handle that,” External link

iol Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “You’re not a journalist, you’re a Gupta agent,” External link

mg Friday, August 5, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg and there is likely to be a coalition government which might be led by the EFF. Who knows?" "In Rustenburg, I think we have 23%. There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg" External link

allafrica Friday, August 5, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We, however, have a principled position we have taken, that we are not going to have any discussion for such coalitions with the ruling party. We cannot mobilise society saying they must reject the ANC, then we bring it back via the back door. It cannot be,” “We are not much hell-bent on negotiations for coalitions. We accept the position which South Africans have given us. We are not the majority party but we can be in opposition (and not be in coalitions to run the municipalities)” External link

iol Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg and there is likely to be a coalition government which might be led by the EFF. Who knows?" "In Rustenburg, I think we have 23%. There is no decisive winner in Rustenburg" External link

news24 Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "You are a Gupta journalist, I have no respect for Gupta people and I don't have respect for the Gupta's. You are not a journalist, you are a Gupta agent. I have a right to say that. You're an agent of the Guptas. I would like to do an interview with people who are major and not you," External link

news24 Thursday, August 4, 2016 8:38:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "You are a Gupta journalist, I have no respect for Gupta people and I don't have respect for the Gupta's. You are not a journalist, you are a Gupta agent. I have a right to say that. You're an agent of the Guptas. I would like to do an interview with people who are major and not you," External link

news24 Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:45:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu told : “We are in a strategic position as the EFF and the good thing about our growth now is that we are evenly spread. We have illustrated beyond doubt that we are not a regional party,” External link

mg Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We mobilised our people to reject the ANC and we can’t bring the ANC through a back door,” External link

mg Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We need time, give us time. We are going to be the government one day. That is a matter of fact,” External link

mg Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “We don’t have mayoral candidates in the EFF,” External link

mg Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:15:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu wrote : “Some Fool called Lucky Lukhele from Swaziland Solidarity Network is circulating a bogus article about the content of our meeting with President Thabo Mbeki,” External link

times-co-sz Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:20:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "For the past 22 years, you have been forgotten and living in very difficult conditions. You have been given incomplete RDP houses, some without roofs and proper doors. The EFF only asks for five years to rectify this mess done by the ANC government," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:21:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The community has a right to remove an EFF councillor if he or she is not performing well," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:21:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "For the past 22 years, you have been forgotten and living in very difficult conditions. You have been given incomplete RDP houses, some without roofs and proper doors. The EFF only asks for five years to rectify this mess done by the ANC government," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "The community has a right to remove an EFF councillor if he or she is not performing well," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:51:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says : “If you know the ANC, it’s easy to beat them,” External link

enca Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu adds ( about West Rand ) : “The biggest mistake the ANC made was to announce political candidates. Even people in ANC T-shirts are refusing to vote for [fly-in councillors]. So we might even win these municipalities along the West Rand. Randfontein. Westonaria. The metros are going to be hung. Johannesburg is going to be hung. We’ve got very strong, extremely strong candidates in all the wards in Johannesburg. And in these metro discussions,” External link

enca Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says : “If you know the ANC, it’s easy to beat them,” External link

enca Monday, July 25, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu adds ( about West Rand ) : “The biggest mistake the ANC made was to announce political candidates. Even people in ANC T-shirts are refusing to vote for [fly-in councillors]. So we might even win these municipalities along the West Rand. Randfontein. Westonaria. The metros are going to be hung. Johannesburg is going to be hung. We’ve got very strong, extremely strong candidates in all the wards in Johannesburg. And in these metro discussions,” External link

enca Monday, July 25, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu says : “If you know the ANC, it’s easy to beat them,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 25, 2016 12:48:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu adds ( about West Rand ) : “The biggest mistake the ANC made was to announce political candidates. Even people in ANC T-shirts are refusing to vote for [fly-in councillors]. So we might even win these municipalities along the West Rand. Randfontein. Westonaria. The metros are going to be hung. Johannesburg is going to be hung. We’ve got very strong, extremely strong candidates in all the wards in Johannesburg. And in these metro discussions,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 25, 2016 12:48:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “What are they talking about? This points to a directionless government,” External link

iol Sunday, July 24, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Well‚ they do it all the time and one‚ whom they all learn from‚ will be exposed very soon. Watch the space!” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "We are the only party that can speak against corruption. Already we have made Jacob Zuma sign to pay the R7.8m [for Nkandla]," External link

news24 Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:42:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Even before the economic decline in the country and the world. Unemployment in Joburg stood at 30 percent under the ANC government,” External link

iol Thursday, July 14, 2016 11:22:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "How can the ANC expect us to accept that argument? " External link

bdlive Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "All of the banks are here.... In terms of the labour-absorptive industrial sectors, Johannesburg is declining," External link

bdlive Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “Well‚ they do it all the time and one‚ whom they all learn from‚ will be exposed very soon. Watch the space!” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:21:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "They do not play any significant and visible role in the economy of Johannesburg. They have neglected the role of the economy to private role players. And in majority of the time those private role players use Johannesburg as a dumping site for finished goods and services. Johannesburg is no longer the production capital of SA," External link

bdlive Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “I thought we were the ones who are holding the executive accountable. We have a programming committee that decides what the programme of parliament is. What are we? Are we just some colonised entity or puppets of the executive? We are told what should happen like we are just puppets,” External link

mg Thursday, March 12, 2015 5:06:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We must be serious. We don't want to play the silly games of Agang. They must maybe dissolve and go and do something else and stop wasting our time" External link

allafrica Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:57:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : "We must be serious. We don't want to play the silly games of Agang. They must maybe dissolve and go and do something else and stop wasting our time" External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:59:00 PM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “There was nothing secret. Everything we discussed we made public. We all emphasised we were going to do everything within Parliamentary rules,” External link

mg Sunday, February 22, 2015 8:14:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “If Gayton claims he gave me money he must produce the statements and proof that he gave me money, other than the R3 000 which was payment for the assistance we gave to Kenny on virtually everything,” External link

iol Sunday, February 22, 2015 7:18:00 AM EAT

Floyd Shivambu said : “There was nothing secret. Everything we discussed we made public. We all emphasised we were going to do everything within Parliamentary rules,” External link

mg Friday, February 20, 2015 1:27:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mp15.09%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
whip30.00%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
deputy7.27%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
député représentant0.18%FR10/17/201717/10/2017
president16.36%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
leader9.45%EN05/23/201723/05/2017
député0.18%FR01/05/201705/01/2017
chairman0.55%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
member0.73%EN09/13/201613/09/2016
chief0.36%EN08/11/201611/08/2016
fighter0.55%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
whip0.55%SA09/05/201405/09/2014
commissar0.55%EN04/21/201421/04/2014
spokesman10.73%EN02/22/201422/02/2014
spokesperson7.27%EN02/22/201422/02/2014
national spokesperson0.18%EN04/19/201019/04/2010
Names Lang Count
Floyd ShivambuEN98.10%
Floyd ShivambuFR1.46%
Floyd ShivambuPT0.29%
Floyd ShivambuSA0.15%


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