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EFF accuses ANC of organising assault on them

By Sapa | 2014-08-27 09:49:01.0 | COMMENTS [ 39 ]

The EFF accused the ANC of organising a group to assault its MPs in Parliament on Wednesday.

"The Economic Freedom Fighters has learned that the ANC is mobilising hooligans in the townships of Cape Town to come and assault EFF MPs today in Parliament," party spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said.

"The EFF has learned that they are loud-hailing across the townships, promising people free buses to go to Parliament and deal with the EFF."

Ndlozi said this was a "clear plan" to disrupt Parliament and render its work dysfunctional.

"It means the ANC is planning to undermine the very Parliament that it claims to protect and respect."

Moloto Mothapo, spokesman for ANC chief whip Stone Sizani, rubbished the claim and said the EFF had lost its mind.

"It's becoming clearer and clearer everyday that they are losing it. They are obviously imagining things, and this is a figment of their imagination," he told Sapa.

"Probably it is some sort of propaganda gone wrong on their part. They really have to come with something better if they want to be taken seriously. We have got no time to waste on the EFF."

A war of words between the EFF and the security cluster of ministers heated up on Tuesday following a meeting over the chaos in Parliament last week.

The justice, crime prevention, and security cluster condemned the action of EFF MPs who disrupted proceedings in the National Assembly last week while President Jacob Zuma was answering questions. Police were called in to calm the situation.

The cluster, led by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, said extra-ordinary measures had been put in place to prevent a repeat of the incident.

Last Thursday, EFF leader Julius Malema was not happy with how Zuma had answered questions on when he would pay back part of the money spent on R246 million security upgrades to his private Nkandla residence in KwaZulu-Natal.

Speaker Baleka Mbete instructed Malema and his fellow MPs to leave the House when they kept interrupting and asking that Zuma answer their question.

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela had recommended in her report on Nkandla that Zuma repay that part of the money not spent on security measures, like the swimming pool and cattle kraal, among others.

Zuma has been accused of delaying his response in Parliament to Madonsela's report after he said he would leave it to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to determine if he should repay any of the money.

On Tuesday night, Ndlozi said the security cluster had no business interfering in Parliament's processes because it was part of the executive.

"The doctrine of the separation of powers enshrined in our constitutional democracy prescribes that the executive, which is all appointed by the president, must respect Parliament," he said in a statement.

Parliament was capable of running its business, and there was never a need for the police to be called or for security measures to be tightened.

"The EFF will not be intimidated by a group of employees and henchmen/women who serve at the pleasure and discretion of President Zuma," said Ndlozi.

"The EFF is proud and makes no apology whatsoever for its peaceful protest action in Parliament last Thursday.

He said EFF MPs had the right to be in the Chamber and hold the executive accountable without any fear or favour.

Ndlozi said the EFF was ready for the ANC.

"If the ANC security cluster wants to arrest us, teargas us, or shoot to kill us, then let it be.

"The EFF is ready for any form of violence because no amount of war talk, no amount of intimidation will deter it from robustly raising issues and holding the executive accountable."

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MommaC

Well we will soon know who is talking shiit here, won't we.

2014-08-27 10:15:54.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

Sh!t is an ANC specialty. They talk it. They throw it around. They ARE it!

2014-08-27 10:25:07.0 | 1 replies

Dadda

uyahlanya wena

2014-08-27 15:46:18.0 | 0 replies

ManoftheSoil

Nice one madala RobinX....you have managed to live up to your never ending insults once again. People here always tell you to ease up a little. The ANC / EFF won't take responsibily when you breakdown with a heart attack.

2014-08-27 10:41:41.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

It's fine. My heart is just dandy and I really don't need sympathy from clowns.

2014-08-27 10:49:54.0 | 0 replies

Mapholobakay1

I hope the ANC will buy food as well for all the hungry and unemployed souls that they are collection. You need to have all the strength to deal with EFF. Uyababona nje abo Juju, Shivanbu, Andile, Mbuyiseni ukuthi bayasutha and bayazifikela endodeni. The ANC think they are dealing with mlungus again here. Kuzokhala isbhaxu la namhlanje! Asibasabi siyabafuna!

2014-08-27 10:48:15.0 | 2 replies

ytieduniS

Mapholobakay1 - "The ANC think they are dealing with mlungus again here." - Yeah :P Hopefully some ANC/EFF supporters will k1ll each other in the process. Warn me when it starts so I can make some popcorn :P

2014-08-27 11:36:25.0 | 0 replies

Mshovekahle

Thabo Mbeki is having a last laugh , Father and son are about to fight and shoot and kill each other , Thats what happens if you put morons in power

2014-08-27 13:03:42.0 | 0 replies

Socrates

ANC has even deployed Andile Lili and Nkohla to throw sh*t all over the place disguised as concerned citizens yet ANC keep funding them, Yes ANC is SH*T

2014-08-27 11:01:18.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Thats EFF style of mobilsing unemployed youth to cause distraction

2014-08-27 13:04:43.0 | 0 replies

Dandan

We taught EFF was formed to bring back our land we were nt aware it was formed to fight other black brothers , when are we going to hear "bring back our land" chants in the Parl

2014-08-27 11:06:18.0 | 3 replies

Shredder

Stop with this "fighting brothers" shit already. ANC is fucking up, they need to be attended to accordingly. I guess you are happy with their corruption. The bring back our land issue is coming. Be patient. One step at the time. It is just the same, they (EFF) are going to be muted again when they raise that issue, just like they were kicked out when they talked about Marikana. Jacob must pay back the money first.

2014-08-27 11:16:20.0 | 1 replies

Dandan

why are you so quick to a black man and very slow to a white man , was nt Malema said white policemen are better than black policemen , again black people are ignorant on tax compared to white

2014-08-27 13:53:38.0 | 0 replies

Nkwesheng!!

The tax of poor black brothers is looted by those who forget that it is the money of brothers. They even invite Indians to come and loot from their own black brothers.

2014-08-27 11:24:53.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Chris Hani died for this freedom that zuma is messing around with Guptas

2014-08-27 13:06:15.0 | 0 replies

MommaC

Dan, having a peniis and a black skin doesn't mean you are right or that anything you do wrong should be ignored. If a white sister does wrong, I expect white sisters to stand up and tell them they are wrong, I don't expect sisters to make excuses for her.

2014-08-27 11:31:09.0 | 1 replies

RobinX

Shame man, he keeps confusing his male appendage with a brain.

2014-08-27 12:41:47.0 | 0 replies

Mixedup

This is becoming very interesting. It was all smiles in Buthelezi's face last week in parliament when whe young lions were singing. I am sure he was singing too.They always say what goes around comes around. The ANC created this atmosphere and unfortunately are now caught off guard. It is time for them to have a taste of their own medicine.The fact that everyone now seems to be taking the role of spokesperson in the ANC tells you how confused they have become. The chickens have come back home to roost.

2014-08-27 11:26:33.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Ha!ha!ha! They did it with Mbeki my President now its pay back time azibulalane iznja zakhipha umbeki

2014-08-27 13:07:45.0 | 0 replies

s.cold

INTO ESIZOYENZA SIZONIFAKA IQUPHA NJE KUPHELA

2014-08-27 11:27:32.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Shayanani nibulalane sizosala sibusa thina bogqesta

2014-08-27 13:09:36.0 | 0 replies

ytieduniS

Hehehehe, ANC and EFF fighting each other with their own medicines.

2014-08-27 11:35:02.0 | 0 replies

kakadenamanje

Didnt EFF claim they will bring disrepute in the country? So why are they coming with stories now that ANC is organizing induku for them in Cape Town. I thought mobilizing a mob was their thing. And, we cant intertain a hear say, we need hard evidence.

2014-08-27 11:52:49.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Mobilising mob is their style , They are scared now , Bafuna ngathi yi ANC eqale udlame

2014-08-27 13:10:52.0 | 0 replies

Tintoma

ANC was ANC during Mandela's time, thereafter all sh*t took place. I m glad that my vote went to EFF. EFF is here to stay, Thuli is also here to stay. They, anc wants to silence them so that their corrupt minds can prevail non stop. I support the works done by Thuli and the opposing party called EFF. WE WANT MONEY BACK, WE WANT MONEY BACK, WE WANT MONEY BACK, WE WANT MONEY BACK, WE WANT MONEY BACK.

2014-08-27 12:01:16.0 | 1 replies

Mshovekahle

Thuli is doing a great job ,Malema was investigated also by thuli , Zuma also was investigated by Thuli , Both mans are corrupt We are stuck with zuma now because of Malema and his former friends Abashayane izilima , Both of them must pay back our money

2014-08-27 13:14:11.0 | 0 replies

kakadenamanje

I remember the lives that were lost between Inkatha & ANC fights which were perpetuated by whites and I hope we are not going to see the same thing again. God forbid!!!

2014-08-27 12:03:17.0 | 2 replies

ytieduniS

kakadenamanje - Whites did not pull the triggers in the black-on-black violence of the 90's.

2014-08-27 12:22:24.0 | 0 replies

Mshovekahle

It was between Xhosas and Zulus , Most of zulus that time belonged to IFP , They only joined ANC when zuma belong a President

2014-08-27 13:17:27.0 | 1 replies

Dandan

kwakwakwaaaaa where do you get that hogwash sbhanxa ANC isnt for xhosas wena Cope returnee the first President of ANC was Dube followed by Luthuli wena sdanxe se cope eish maaan , IFP<Cope,UDM,PAC,EFF are small breakaway groups of ANC sbhanxa >

2014-08-27 13:46:33.0 | 2 replies

Mshovekahle

I am saying During the 90s wena sibhaxa the fight was between ANC and IFP Amazulu ayelwa namaxhosa kuphela akhombe ingqiniba athi yini le Isibhanxa nguwe ubonakala ngkukhotha umdidi kazuma

2014-08-27 13:53:44.0 | 1 replies

Dandan

weeeee geeese cope on our stoop

2014-08-27 14:05:46.0 | 0 replies

Mshovekahle

Duing the 90s The President of the ANC was Tambo followed by Mandela and later Mbeki , That was the time when ANC have moral people as leaders not Zuma, That man is an embarrasment and Ihave never voted for him

2014-08-27 13:59:45.0 | 1 replies

Dandan

why once and for all support Holomisa if you have problem with other tribes cause you remain confuse in the anc for ever

2014-08-27 14:10:42.0 | 0 replies
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