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Motsepe’s ‘Africa loves Trump’ statement an insult: EFF

The EFF has lambasted Patrice Motsepe for telling Donald Trump that “Africa loves him”, saying the statement was “selfish, false, driven by greed and utterly regrettable”. Motsepe was caught on camera addressing Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. “Africa loves America. Africa loves you. It’s very,[…]

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Shivambu appears in court over assault of journalist

EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu is the latest of the party’s MPs to be facing assault charges. It’s been almost two years since a scuffle between Shivambu and a Netwerk24 photojournalist was captured on camera in the Parliamentary precinct. Shivambu made his first court appearance related to the incident on Thursday. READ: Shivambu manhandles journalist: Parliament still[…]

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Malema, Ndlozi to appear for alleged assault of police officer

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi are set to appear in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court, north of Johannesburg for allegedly assaulting a police officer. Malema and Ndlozi allegedly attacked a senior police officer at the funeral service of struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in April last year.[…]

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EFF’s Ndlozi lashes out at Springboks in Parliament

Economic Freedom Fighter’s (EFF) Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, lashed out at the Springboks in Parliament on Tuesday. Members of the National Assembly were paying tribute to the Rugby World Cup-winning team during a special Parliamentary session. READ: Ndlozi defends controversial RWC comments, won’t ‘live a lie’ Ndlozi insists the perceived racial unity experienced across the country[…]

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Ramaphosa denies money donated to ANC members influenced cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa has rejected suggestions that payments made to African National Congress (ANC) members who helped him to become party president influenced his cabinet selections. Some Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members have resigned over money they received from Ramaphosa. The Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane asked during Ramaphosa’s[…]

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Former EFF members form new political party

A new political party has been born in South Africa. The African Federal Convention, AFCO, was launched in Johannesburg on Wednesday by leader Babayi Vusi Mathe. Mathe says he’s decided to form this party after leaving the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) as its former Head of Intelligence in KwaZulu-Natal. Mathe[…]

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Sanef, EFF to square off in court

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) and the Economic Freedom Fighters will square off on Monday at the Equality Court in Pretoria over the alleged harassment of journalists by members of the party. This relates to Malema’s alleged hate speech he made outside the Zondo commission in November last year and on social[…]

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