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Double standards from EFF cadres

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The attitudes and comments of the EFF show it as male chauvinistic as most men in SA. It’s no wonder we battle the scourge of gender-based violence.


10 Sep 2020
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Double standards from EFF cadres

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu outside the Joburg Council after the vote for Joburg Mayor was postponed. Picture: Michel Bega

Julius Malema charged in when the honour of black women was impugned in the hair saga. Yet, in the days of the demonstrations against Clicks, some of his loyal lieutenants have demonstrated some utterly crass, misogynistic behaviour towards women, some of them black. Floyd Shivambu attacked Professor Thuli Madonsela on racist, sexist grounds for her criticism of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) as “Gucci clad middle class masquerading as protectors of the working class”. Then its former spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, defended EFF members who shoved away a black female reporter from eNCA by saying it did not constitute assault or...

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