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ANC bussed in hooligans: EFF

By Sapa | Aug 28, 2014 | COMMENTS [ 358 ]

The EFF maintains that the ANC organised "hooligans" to attack its MPs outside Parliament despite the ANC chief whip denying this, the party said on Wednesday.

"When the EFF released a statement this morning, the ANC, through its Chief Whip's Office, said the EFF is 'imagining things, and this is a figment of their imagination," said spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.

"Yet later today members of the ANC were reportedly singing "shoot Malema" in scores outside parliament demanding to be allowed into the chambers."

African National Congress Chief Whip Stone Sizani earlier said claims that the ANC bussed a group to Parliament to assault EFF MPs was "laughable and desperate".

"Such a claim can only be an invention of an overzealous imagination and an uncreative publicity strategy probably aimed at diverting attention from real acts of hooliganism that took place in Parliament [last] Thursday," he said in a statement.

"Mobilising supporters and MPs to cause chaos in the institution is a dirty modus operandi for which the EFF, not the ANC, is infamous and proud."

The public gallery of the National Council of Provinces was packed with ANC supporters on Wednesday afternoon as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa answered questions in the House.

Sizani said for years the African National Congress had been encouraging the public to visit Parliament and observe proceedings.

"They have always done this peacefully."

The City Press reported that about 200 ANC members chanting “Dubula uMalema” (shoot Malema) arrived in Parliament claiming they were there to defend the ANC from the EFF and its leader Julius Malema.

Supporters sang struggle songs, warning Malema and the EFF not to try and disrupt the House in the way they did when President Jacob Zuma answered questions last week.

"We are here to defend democracy and this Parliament. We can't, when we have struggled so much, allow hooligans and criminals like Malema and his EFF to undermine our party. We will never allow that," the paper quoted one protester.

Earlier Ndlozi said his party had learnt the ANC was "mobilising hooligans" in the townships of Cape Town.

"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," he said.

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."

Ndlozi said members had to be escorted and guarded by police all the time in case "they [ANC] unleashed the planned hooliganism or disruption against members of parliament.

He said the ANC had to live with the reality that the EFF was in parliament both by law and popular will.

"Organising the police, military or any hooligans to deal with us will not work. They must come face us themselves in the benches of parliament through robust discourse. They must stop protecting the executive, avoiding accountability and running away from questions and

hiding behind hooligans," he said.



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This has now officially turned into very banal farce.

Aug 28, 2014 7:11 | 3 replies


a farce indeed MR X and all of this and i mean all of it can be traced back to one Honourable person who refuses to account and face the law.

Aug 28, 2014 7:24 | 1 replies


The EFF and the ANC are both known for bussing in their supporters....What is good for one is good for the other....The current situation could be defused if the honourable President will stop ducking and diving the Nkandla issue and start acting like a true leader of a true law abiding democracy.

Aug 28, 2014 7:38 | 1 replies


Indeed julius malema is a dictator in making He is holding all the positions in his party , He is the President , Deputy president , Secretary General , Treasure and President of the Eff youth league We cant hand our beloved coutry over to a dictator like mugabe who wont step down until he dies

Aug 28, 2014 10:40 | 0 replies



Aug 28, 2014 8:24 | 1 replies


Molo mshove, uthini nge Pirates yihlo?

Aug 28, 2014 8:35 | 1 replies


Itshisa bhe kwezinsuku iyakwi sport uyonja amacomments wam khona

Aug 28, 2014 10:15 | 0 replies


Farce, maybe. Banal, definitely not.

Aug 28, 2014 1:42 | 0 replies


Did you know in most cases/article RobinX,Mshovekamnandi,Shredder and MommaC are the first persons to comment!

Aug 28, 2014 7:16 | 4 replies
Aug 28, 2014 7:22 | 0 replies


So what? I wake up early. Is this a problem for you. I'm curious so I browse. What's the problem?

Aug 28, 2014 7:32 | 0 replies


@DubuluMalema - Early birds

Aug 28, 2014 7:36 | 0 replies


We know and we don't have problem with that, do you?

Aug 28, 2014 7:45 | 1 replies


Indeed julius malema is a dictator in making He is holding all the positions in his party , He is the President , Deputy president , Secretary General , Treasure and President of the Eff youth league We cant hand our beloved coutry over to a dictator like mugabe who wont step down until he dies

Aug 28, 2014 10:41 | 0 replies


ANC has caused disruptions by not letting the people, get the answers to the serious questions they have. Now bussing supporters in, eish we will see the day parliment is completely disfunctional with a soccer vibe chanting and violence going on in parliment complete with vuvuzelas. Eish ANC what can of worms have you opened now?

Aug 28, 2014 7:29 | 0 replies


Reports suggest that ANC supporters were promised free used Zuma condoms...whats wrong with our people..??

Aug 28, 2014 7:29 | 2 replies


What's a Zuma condom? A bag one puts on one's head in the shower?

Aug 28, 2014 7:33 | 2 replies


lol...those bags wouldnt fit an average joes head...

Aug 28, 2014 7:40 | 0 replies
Aug 28, 2014 8:36 | 0 replies


RobinX where ur friend Mgijimi

Aug 28, 2014 8:29 | 1 replies
Aug 28, 2014 8:37 | 1 replies


Working day shift

Aug 28, 2014 10:16 | 0 replies


Hulle moet gaan KaaaaaaaaC. ANC is destroying education to sustain its self. destroying education is a strategy to create followers who will just be bussed to physically fight EFF.ANC youth = animals without brains(followers without thinkin)

Aug 28, 2014 7:34 | 0 replies


"We are here to defend democracy and this Parliament."


Aug 28, 2014 7:35 | 1 replies


The first step in a decent into chaos

Aug 28, 2014 7:44 | 0 replies


This is getting ugly

Aug 28, 2014 7:44 | 1 replies


The reason I despise this ZANC governot and every lousy supporter is because they are violently breaking the centuries old effort to create trust between ruler and ruled leader and led. Thousands of years of human experience, knowledge wisdom , error and success has been thrown down the sewer for two reasons; greed and GREED. The greed for money and the GREED for unlimited power. You people will have so much to answer for when the judgment of history is decided. Sies on you all.

Aug 28, 2014 7:55 | 3 replies


Don't have time to read hogwash.....and sies on you demon and your racist parents

Aug 28, 2014 8:27 | 1 replies


My "demon" parents were builders. And yours??

Aug 28, 2014 9:2 | 1 replies


Jah sure, Aparthied architectures

Aug 28, 2014 9:9 | 0 replies


That is very well put Bokker.

Aug 28, 2014 9:24 | 0 replies


What is exactly this Bokker sick Bokker is talking about...? seriously now, Verwoed created a rule of Law, which rule exactly , oh yes the famous Apartheid one, you are the last to talk, this mere fact that we have these debates is because of the legacy of your father's system which you still admire very much with your braai circles...Izinja ama Bhunu ....Dubul' Bhunu !!

Aug 28, 2014 9:43 | 1 replies


Look here MOTS ........... When I say that both thiEFF and ZANC are led by thieves will you agree or not? If I say this country is falling apart will you agree or not? If I say that much more could be achieved with our resources would you agree or not?. You can hate me if you want you can even shoot me if you want but the thing about the TRUTH is this "Its always out there"

Aug 28, 2014 10:6 | 1 replies


what is the Truth exactly ?? does anyone know the Truth , i say the Truth is the rich few are soo pathetic that they doing all they can to hold on to they ill gotten wealth during the Heydays. They hate the sight of seeing other races trying to make it in thats the truth madam Bokkerlicious..

Aug 28, 2014 11:28 | 1 replies


hey Broer MotS just cos you like cross dressing doesnt mean everyone does. So enough of the madam talk. What is truth exactly? In its simplest form it is the opposite of untruth. If you know what untruth is then truth is easier to define. If a guy says "I paid for it out of my R 20 000 salary which is all I get" and then winds up admittedly owing 16 million in tax. The we who are not mentally deficient know he has made an UNTRUTH. The TRUTH then is that this guy is a liar. This is an age old question that has puzzled many deep thinkers but the methods not that hard if you are honest.

Aug 28, 2014 11:59 | 0 replies


EFF are just trouble makers, ever since they came onto the political scene !!

Aug 28, 2014 7:46 | 3 replies


you mean we should let Zuma get away with millions?!

Aug 28, 2014 7:49 | 1 replies


Nope, but do it the right way, he won't get away with it.

Aug 28, 2014 8:16 | 1 replies


Agang leader Ramphele wont let him get away with those millions

Aug 28, 2014 8:30 | 1 replies


Mamphele is history, she only wanted pension money

Aug 28, 2014 8:54 | 1 replies


I am pulling whiz leg

Aug 28, 2014 10:18 | 0 replies


This last round in parliment they were frustrated by the ANC, they just wanted an answer to a question. Parliment is for talking questions and answers. Even if its awkward subjects the stuff must be discussed. To try and block questions is not right. Guys are there representing people they must TALK about all the issues and get them sorted as adults.

Aug 28, 2014 7:55 | 1 replies


Banging on tables, and breaking the rules of parly, won't help the EFF in any way.

Aug 28, 2014 8:18 | 1 replies


Agang SA for life

Aug 28, 2014 8:31 | 0 replies


Whizzer? Did you read the article or watch the news?

Aug 28, 2014 8:10 | 1 replies


Yes I do. If EFF behave in parly, ANC supporters won't get upset with them. Simple.

Aug 28, 2014 8:23 | 3 replies


Agang SA is a political platiform and wont upset ANC supporters

Aug 28, 2014 8:33 | 0 replies


Are you REALLY advocating that we define our democracy by who can beat eachother up? We seriously don't need warlord mentality.

Aug 28, 2014 8:47 | 1 replies


Um is your comment directed to me hmmm ??

Aug 28, 2014 9:20 | 1 replies


ummm do you want to borrow my glasses again? My comment is under yours and the line clearly links the two, so , doh! yes it is directed to you.

Aug 28, 2014 9:31 | 1 replies


Nope, look at the time line dear, maybe you need glasses. Where am I advocating warlord mentality, explain ?? BTW hmmm.

Aug 28, 2014 9:53 | 1 replies


"If EFF behave in parly, ANC supporters won't get upset with them" ... If ANC parliamentarians stop dodging questions in parliament, EFF wouldn't get upset with them.

There is no good excuse for busing people in to intimidate others into submission. Excusing it is agreeing with the concept that intimidation is okay and that resorting to violence is acceptable

Aug 28, 2014 9:59 | 1 replies


So just because EFF say it, you believe them, WOW have you become a EFF supporter now ?? They didn't dodge questions. You must be blonde. Say sorry, for accusing me of been blind !!

Aug 28, 2014 10:6 | 1 replies


... but you are blind! People are bused in, you see them on TV, you hear them singing about shooting and you still don't see it as wrong. That is past 'blind'!

Aug 28, 2014 10:17 | 1 replies


Can you prove that the ANC, told them to sing that hmmm.

Aug 28, 2014 10:23 | 1 replies


LOL - can you prove that the ANC shirts they were wearing were a figment of our imagination?

Aug 28, 2014 10:51 | 0 replies


Whix I can see you have been going hard on drugs again young man,wake up and smell the coffee

Aug 28, 2014 8:58 | 0 replies


Zuma kills ANC even more. Simple, if you don't vote ANC is 2016 this would be history in 2019.

Aug 28, 2014 7:48 | 1 replies


Its Zuma last term , Buffalo is a President in waiting another momiesh

Aug 28, 2014 8:34 | 2 replies
Aug 28, 2014 9:37 | 0 replies


I dont think Buffalo will ever be the President after Marikana

Aug 28, 2014 12:1 | 1 replies


you wouldn't think zuma could be president either after shaik, spy tapes, nkandla, banging women like there would be none left soon. But there he is again with his double head and nothing inside it. You can't predict voters.

Aug 28, 2014 1:48 | 0 replies


Malema is calling war on the ANC! he said he will mobilize his hooligan supporters and drive them into Gauteng and fiscally make it ungovernable.

Aug 28, 2014 7:53 | 3 replies


LOL. At least you have a good memory

Aug 28, 2014 7:58 | 1 replies


How are you doing Mr. Fancy pants?

Aug 28, 2014 8:28 | 2 replies


Mobilising hooligans is malema style , He is using unemployed youth to pay his politica revenge

Aug 28, 2014 8:36 | 1 replies


True Mshove.....Only thugs

Aug 28, 2014 8:40 | 0 replies


LOL. O ntlwaela balende. Your tikoloshe short friend, mgijimi, calls me that name now. SMH

Aug 28, 2014 8:48 | 1 replies


Ei i don't mess with that short thing, its up to no good that strange creature

Aug 28, 2014 9:10 | 1 replies


Keep giving the Red Baby rope. He will hang himself sooner or later.

Aug 28, 2014 1:49 | 0 replies


In case you haven't noticed, bonehead SA is already holed under the waterline. 0.6% growth for the most evolved economy on the continent. Just because people like you are so filled with greed and/or stupidity. When you allowed the hooligans to defend ZUPTA during the rape "trial" it was the beginning of the end. But you will still pay in blood for sailing the ship without the competence to do so. The worst is still to come but it is coming fast.

Aug 28, 2014 8:0 | 1 replies


I honestly do not take what you comment seriously even yourself. Stop wasting your time.

Aug 28, 2014 8:32 | 1 replies


There is nothing honest about you doot. Ignore if you like but here is the thing about the TRUTH "Its always out there"

Aug 28, 2014 9:0 | 1 replies


Ok then f@ck off!

Aug 28, 2014 9:15 | 1 replies


You are stressing sani before you get a heart attack watch a bit of mtv and relax. Goggle watch-thuli-madonsela-s-wrecking-ball

Aug 28, 2014 9:43 | 0 replies


He can try. Gauteng isn't Western Cape. We don't put up with shiit here.

Aug 28, 2014 8:10 | 2 replies


Pun intended. LOL

Aug 28, 2014 8:25 | 1 replies


Yip - they try that here and they will be licking it off the steps of ORT. Dirty buggers!

Aug 28, 2014 8:42 | 0 replies


@MommaC so you ready for war?

Aug 28, 2014 8:33 | 1 replies


Nobody is ever ready for war, VendaLouLou. People in Gauteng would prefer to stop it before it gets out of hand. People in WCape are too busy watching that silly hill of theirs to notice it is getting out of hand

Aug 28, 2014 8:45 | 1 replies


They just get smoked up, and stare. Like you know who LOL

Aug 28, 2014 9:59 | 0 replies


hand off to EFF. those madalals and magogos must vacate parliament or go to jails for corruption.

Aug 28, 2014 8:0 | 2 replies
Aug 28, 2014 8:24 | 0 replies


They must go along with Malema

Aug 28, 2014 8:38 | 0 replies